Updated: July 02, 2020 11:43 AM
Created: July 02, 2020 10:30 AM
Many area fireworks and 4th of July celebrations have been canceled this year, but we have found a list of cities and towns that will be celebrating over the weekend. Social distancing is strongly encouraged during these events.
Here's your guide to Fourth of July events around the area:
In collaboration with Clear Lake at the North Iowa Events Center, gates open at 7 p.m.; Fireworks begin around 10 p.m.
Rice County Fairgrounds
Food Trucks and Fireworks; Food trucks Friday and Saturday; Fireworks Saturday at dusk
Fireworks at 10 p.m. by Victory Field Park
Cannon Valley Fairgrounds:
Fair food and fireworks; Food trucks Friday and Saturday; Fireworks at dusk
Fireworks at 10 p.m.; events all day
4th of July Celebration; fireworks at dusk
Fireworks at dusk; location south and east corner, off Cty Road 8
Fireworks at 10 p.m. at the airport
Fireworks at dusk
Saturday at dusk; viewing areas (PDF)
Steele County Fairgrounds:
Food Trucks & Fireworks!; fireworks at 10 p.m.
Summerfest activities Friday and Saturday; Fireworks Saturday at dusk
Fireworks at dusk
Fireworks at 10 p.m. south of Hwy 60
Looking for more fireworks on display across Minnesota? Visit Explore Minnesota website for more fireworks happening this weekend.
The weather looks like it is going to cooperate this year! Find the full forecast here.
The Rochester Fire Department is urging the community to be safe while celebrating the 4th of July.
The RFD said with many public firework shows canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people may be likely to light off their own fireworks this year.
The RFD and fire department across the state offer guidelines to be safe during the holiday.
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