Your Guide to the 4th of July (2021) in the Burnsville, MN Area – Burnsville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Your Guide to the 4th of July (2021) in the Burnsville, MN Area

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    Experience Burnsville

  • date

    06.11.2021

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    Fairs & Festivals

With its close proximity to Minneapolis-St. Paul and their outdoor attractions, Burnsville is a great place to visit for the 4th of July Weekend. Read on to learn how to celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks and parades plus outdoor recreation, special events and entertainment in the Burnsville area.

Outdoor Activities

Any stellar 4th of July starts with time outside with the family. Enjoy an Independence Day picnic at one of the Burnsville area’s parks, or head to Crystal Beach for a day soaking in the July heat with easy access to the water, a playground, volleyball courts and more! Trying to find a great place to BBQ? Enjoy your 4th of July feast at Alimagnet Park or Cliff Fen Park with one of their grill-equipped picnic shelters. If you’re looking for a more adventure-filled day in the area, experience the outdoors by checking out one of the mountain biking, hiking or paddling trails to complete your day. Or, if you want to spend your day hitting the links, schedule a tee-time at one of Burnsville’s award-winning golf courses! Click here to learn more about the outdoor activities in Burnsville.

Burnsville is close to plenty of areas to watch fireworks, one of the greatest 4th of July traditions! Check out one of the following areas for prime firework viewing.

Metro Area Fireworks and Special Events:

  • Friday, July 2nd – St. Paul Saints vs. Omaha Storm Chasers at 6:05pm (fireworks following the game)
  • Saturday, July 3rd – Fireworks Spectacular at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN (fireworks follow live racing at about 10:15pm)
  • Saturday, July 3rd – Summer Fete, Bloomington, MN Normandale Lake Park (dusk, W. 84th Street and Chalet Road))
  • Saturday, July 3rd – St. Paul Saints vs. Omaha Storm Chasers at 6:05pm (fireworks following the game)
  • Sunday, July 4th – Apple Valley Freedom Days Parade (1pm) Pre-Fireworks Party (6pm) and Fireworks (10pm)
  • Sunday, July 4th – Eagan’s FunFest Parade (10am-12pm) and Fireworks (10 pm, Central Park, 1501 Central Parkway)
  • Sunday, July 4th – Lakeville Pan-O-Prog 4th of July Fireworks (at dusk over King Park, 18350 Dodd Boulevard)
  • Sunday, July 4th – Prior Lake Association, 55th year of fireworks (10:15pm, Watzl’s Beach in Lakefront Park)
  • Sunday, July 4th – St. Paul Saints vs. Omaha Storm Chasers at 6:05pm (fireworks following the game)

The possibilities are endless for your 4th of July festivities in the Burnsville, Minnesota area. Make sure you’re fully prepared for your holiday celebrations by checking out our Deals page and by following us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. Don’t forget to share all of your Burnsville 4th of July photos with #MyBurnsville for the chance to be featured on our accounts!

Burnsville Convention & Visitors Bureau
12600 Nicollet Avenue Suite 100 Burnsville, MN 55337 | 952.895.4690 | 800.521.6055

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