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

With its close proximity to Minneapolis-Saint 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.


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

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!

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

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

  • Summer Fete 2024, Bloomington, MN, live music, food and beverages, 5:00-10:30pm, Normandale Lake Park

Thursday, July 4, 2024


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 Facebook and Instagram. Don’t forget to share all of your Burnsville 4th of July photos with #MyBurnsville for the chance to be featured on our accounts!


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