2013 4th of July Celebrations Around Waconia

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2013 4th of July Celebrations Around Waconia

2013 4th of July Celebrations Around Waconia

Event: Fireworks over Lake Waconia
Date: July 4, 2012
Time: Dusk 10:00 PM – 10:20 PM

This years Lake Waconia Fireworks Festival will be shot off from the island. Viewing from Lake Waconia Regional Park, Cedar Point Park and Lola’s Lakehouse. Best viewing from lake!


Event: Wayzata Independence Day Breakfast
Date: July 4th
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Historic Wayzata Depot, 402 E. Lake Street
Admission: $6; USA Veterans eat free

Begin your day with a ‘Revolutionary’ breakfast… a festive celebration for patriots of all ages.



Event: Lake Minnetonka – Annual 4th of July Celebration
 July 4, 2013
Time: 8:00am-Dusk
Locations: Downtown Excelsior and Commons Park

4th of July on Lake Minnetonka has been a tradition for more than 135 years!

The day begins with the Annual Firecracker Fun Run and 10K, Kids’ Parade on Water Street, Sand Sculpture Contest, Fishing Contest, and Popsicle Social.

This year, they are proud to announce the Wolverines Big Band will be entertaining the crowd well into the evening. Michael Wiskus and the Lucas Oil Air Show will thrill the crowd once again with its aviation acrobatics. Then, for our can’t-miss finale, we’ll have our annual fireworks spectacular – the only public fireworks show on Lake Minnetonka!

8:00 a.m.     2 Mile Firecracker Family Fun Run
8:30             Firecracker 10K
9:00-10:30   Sand Sculpture Contest
9:30-noon     Popsicle Social
11:00           Water Street Parade
11:30-1:00  Kids’ Fishing Contest
6:15 p.m.     The Wolverines Big Band performs
8:15             Lucas Oil Aerobatic Air Show
8:45             Salute to our Veterans
8:50             Presentation of the Colors
8:55             The Wolverines Big Band returns to the stage
9:55             National Anthem
Dusk            Fireworks Display over Lake Minnetonka



Event: Excelsior – Trolley Rides on Independence Day
 July 4, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Board at Water Street Stop between 3rd and George Streets, or at Old Excelsior Boulevard near Minnetonka Boulevard.
 $2 per person (children 3 and under Free



Event: Chanhassen Fourth of July Celebration
July 4th, 2013
7:00am – Dusk
Locations: All events are held at City Center Park, 7700 Market Blvd in downtown Chanhassen unless noted otherwise.

7:00 am  Adult Fishing Contest (Lake Ann)
10:00 am
– Chanhassen Rotary Classic Car Show
– Taste of Chanhassen
– Rotary Beer & Wine Garden
– Carnival Rides & Games
11:00 am
– Kids Fishing Contest (Lake Ann)
– Sand Sculpture Contest (Lake Ann Beach)
– Medallion Hunt (Lake Ann Concession Stand)
12:00 pm
– Live Music featuring American Bootleg
2:30 pm Parade (Downtown Chanhassen)
6:00 pm Chanhassen Red Birds Baseball Game (Chanhassen Storm Red Bird Stadium)
10:00 pm Fireworks (Lake Ann Park)



Event: Plymouth – Happy Birthday America Parade
Date: June 28th, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Hilde Performance Center, 3450 Plymouth Blvd, Plymouth, Minnesota 55447
Cost: Free

Celebrate America by taking part in this kiddie parade and patriotic celebration.

Bring your bikes, trikes, wagons and friends. Decorate with streamers and balloons which are provided or bring your own! Beverages and peanut-free snacks will be served.

10:00 am Parade decorating
10:30 am Parade
11:00 am Magician Annete Fragale at the Hilde Small Stage




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