Event Red, White and Boom!

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Celebrate America's Independence Day at Minneapolis Red, White and Boom!, a celebration hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The annual event attracts more than 75,000 people to sites along the downtown Minneapolis riverfront, and features live music, great food, fun activities for the whole family, and the grand finale – fireworks!

Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay and 5K

The Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon route travels through scenic Northeast Minneapolis, ending at the beautiful Stone Arch Bridge on Main St. Registration information.

Live Music and Family Activities

Join us in Father Hennepin Bluffs Park for FREE family activities in the Family Fun Zone. Live music will be playing at Mill Ruins Park and Father Hennepin Bluffs Park. Father Hennepin Bluff Park 6 to 7:30 p.m. Matthew Hannah 8 to 10 p.m. Funktion Junction Mill Ruins Park 6 to 7:30 p.m. Plaid Brixx 8 to 10 p.m. Dylan Jakobsen Boom Island 8:30 to 9:45 p.m. Minnesota Orchestra


The Current will provide a special mix of music at this year’s Red, White and Boom! fireworks hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board on July 4. Fireworks start at 10 p.m. and will be choreographed to a mix of Prince tunes. Tune in to The Current on your radio or via the MPR Radio app for the perfect music mix to accompany the fireworks! The fireworks display will be shot off from Water Power Park. Find a viewing area. The Fourth of July fireworks are funded by private donations from property owners, businesses, retailers, food and beverage establishments, residential communities, loft and condominium associations and property management companies located or doing business in Minneapolis. If you would like to support the fireworks through a donation please fill out the Firework Donation Form. For further questions regarding fireworks donation please contact Erica Chua at echua@minneapolisparks.org or 612-230-6479.