2022 Twin Cities Fireworks Guide

Here are my top picks for 4th of July fireworks shows and events in the Twin Cities metro area.


Red, White and Boom – In lieu of the typical riverfront event, due to staff shortages, the city will be hosting numerous smaller non-firework events at Minneapolis parks. Click here for a listing.

Lake Minnetonka (downtown Excelsior), July 4, 2022

  • 7:30am Firecracker runs
  • 11am – kids parade & fun
  • 7:15pm Music by Silver Warehouse
  • Dusk: fireworks

St. Paul/East


White Bear Lake (Memorial Beach), July 4, 2022

  • 8pm Live music by the Shoreview Lights Variety Band
  • 8:30pm Flyover
  • Fireworks start at 10pm

Woodbury (HealthEast Sports Center, 4125 Radio Dr, Woodbury), July 4, 2022

  • Food & concessions starting at 7pm
  • No music
  • Fireworks display 10 pm