July 4th in RiverSouth

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RiverSouth is celebrating America’s birthday and pulling out all the stops with fireworks, a BBQ Fest, and more! Make RiverSouth your holiday destination.

Kick off the holiday early on Sunday, July 1 at Mystic Lake with famed performer Yanni. The new age music pioneer is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of his breakthrough album “Live At The Acropolis.”

The fun is endless at Valleyfair this holiday weekend, with their Red, White & BBQ celebration. Monday, July 2 through Wednesday, July 4, celebrate with a BBQ fest and star-studded photo booth. On July 4, end the night with a spectacular display of fireworks. With thrills, rides and Soak City, Valleyfair is the coolest place this summer.

Global phenom Pitbull is bringing the party to the Mystic Lake Amphitheater on Tuesday, July 3. Responsible for some of the most danceable tunes and summer anthems, the Grammy Award-winning artist will make this night unforgettable.

Canterbury Park is celebrating America’s birthday with a special Fireworks Spectacular display on Tuesday, July 3. They’ll also have live music, pony rides and face painting for the kids. Then, come back to the track on Independence Day for their family Fun Fest. Complete with a petting zoo, kiddie carnival and the ever-popular Corgi Encore Races. If you’re the adventurous type, register for their Hormel hotdog eating contest! Advanced registration required.

Plus, Canterbury Park will have a special Carnival Sunday, June 30 through Thursday, July 5. Enjoy rides, games and fair food in the Shire’s Square and of course live racing on the track. It’s fun for the whole family.

It’s a rockin’ 4th of July celebration at Mystic Amphitheater’s Rock and Rockets. Celebrate the red, white and blue with local artists and Minnesota’s own “The Voice” stars Kat Perkins and Jesse Larson. To cap off the celebrations Mystic Lake is lighting up the sky with a firework show you won’t want to miss.

Round out your holiday weekend with Prior Lake Association’s annual 4th of July boat parade. The boat parade will take place on Upper Prior Lake and be capped off with a fireworks display on Lower Prior Lake.

For more summer fun and events, visit RiverSouthMN.com.

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