The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday. The weather is typically nice - I probably just jinxed us, sorry - and we're fortunate to have a great view of the city's fireworks. We BBQ each year and watch the sky light up from our deck.

Many people venture out to get a closer look at their town's Independence Day celebration, and it seems like every Minnesota town has something planned. There will be parades, music, and fireworks all across the state. Check out the 4th of July Guide at the bottom of this story to see what's happening in southeast Minnesota and keep reading to find out about the largest firework display in the state.

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Where Is The Biggest Firework Display in Minnesota?

According to, "the Midwest's greatest Fourth of July celebration and fireworks extravaganza" is right here in Minnesota.

The party includes live music, food, beverage, and craft vendors and the main event is the amazing fireworks display which is the biggest in the entire state.


This year's huge celebration will feature various musical performances including a symphony orchestra, a Tom Petty tribute, and a DJ collective playing hip-hop and dance remixes.

Admission is free and this event is handicap accessible. If you decide to go, you should know, that outside food is prohibited so leave your cooler at home. You can bring one empty water bottle to fill up onsite or quench your thirst at any of the beverage vendors. Food will also be available onsite.

This Minnesota Fireworks Display Is The Biggest In The Upper Midwest

American flag and fireworks with night sky background.

If you're looking for an unforgettable Fourth of July head to Duluth to see Minnesota's biggest fireworks display.

The annual "Fourth Fest" at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth is a free event and families are encouraged to visit to enjoy live music on July 4th from 5:00 pm until the fireworks start shortly after 10:00 pm.

You don't have to road-trip up north to see great fireworks displays. Click here for the Southeast Minnesota 4th of July Fireworks Guide to find out what's happening on the 4th.

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