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Posted on: June 6, 2022

July 2-4

Picture of carnival with words: 4th of July Celebration

The 4th of July Celebration runs July 2-4 at Boulevard Plaza, located at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. on the grounds of the Coon Rapids Ice Center. It is a popular event filled with fun activities for every age to enjoy including a parade, live music, games, rides, a 5K run and more. Make sure you don't miss the grand finale fireworks, voted a Top Fireworks Show in Minnesota!

New this year, there will be a Coon Rapids High School All-School Reunion on Sunday, July 3 from 5-10 p.m.

4th of July Celebration Schedule

Event Dates: July 2-4

Noon- 10 p.m. everyday of the celebration includes the carnival, 
North Star Lions food & beer tent, pull tabs and food trucks. 
*Please note: The midway will close at 10 p.m. every night

Special Events

Saturday, July 2

5-11 p.m.
Car Show 

6-10 p.m.
Live Music: The Castaways

Sunday, July 3

1 p.m.
Parade
(line up at 11 a.m.)
Parade Route Map

6-10 p.m.
Live Music: City Nights Band

5-10 p.m.
Coon Rapids High School All-School Reunion

Monday, July 4

8 a.m.
Firecracker 5k 
(7 a.m. packet pick-up) 

9:15 a.m.
Firecracker 5k awards

9:30 a.m.
Kids Sparkler Dash

6-10 p.m.
Live Music: Rockin' Hollywoods

10 p.m.
Fireworks!

View and download a flyer of the 4th of July Celebration schedule here!


Midway Ticket Booth Prices:

1 ticket $1.50
25 tickets $30.00
Rides require 3-5 tickets

Unlimited Ride Wristbands

Saturday Noon- 5:00 PM ($28.00 per person)
                  5:00 PM- 10:00  PM ($28.00 per person)

Sunday Noon- 5:00 PM ($28.00 per person)
               5:00 PM- 10:00 PM ($28.00 per person)

Monday Noon- 5:00 PM ($28.00 per person)


Be in the Community Parade

The North Star Lions Club is now accepting applications for parade participants. The parade will be Sunday, July 3 at 1 pm. Parking is available at Anoka Ramsey Community College. The parade winds down Mississippi Boulevard, through neighborhood streets, and then ends at Boulevard Plaza.

Parade applications are open until June 18.

Learn more and sign up here! 

Parade Line Up Instructions Map

Parade Route Map


Food Vendors Wanted

If you have a food truck and want to participate in one of the best attended events of the year, fill out this form. Food trucks will be stationed at the 4th of July carnival, located at Boulevard Plaza, July 2-4.

Parking Information

Free parking is available at several parking lots on the Anoka-Ramsey Community College campus. Other parking is also available in nearby areas. After the fireworks on the 4th of July, thousands of cars are leaving the area at the same time so expect to wait in traffic a long amount of time, and please be patient as you wait for your turn to leave the parking areas. Coon Rapids Police will direct traffic in the most efficient way possible, but please allow for this extra time in your schedule.

CroppedFourthMap

Parking Map with Restrictions


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