mobile Twin Cities Calendar - July 2015

free list of Minneapolis - St. Paul events from the Twin Cities Calendar

Wednesday, July 1

 Dave Matthews Band, Xcel Center (7pm, $55+) -- two sets

Thursday, July 2

July 2-5:  Taste of Minnesota, Harriet Island ($10)
 Thursday, July 2  Gear Daddies
 Friday, July 3  Foghat
 Saturday, July 4  P.O.D.
 Sunday, July 5  Phil Vassar

July 2-5:  Convergence Con, DoubleTree Hotel, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington ($120)

Friday, July 3

 Island Block Party (fireworks too), Treasure Island Casino (7-11pm, free)

 Mallrats & Fireworks, Grand Casino Hinckley (8:30pm, $10)

 “Weird Al” Yankovic, Mystic Lake (8pm, $34+)

July 3-4:  Funfest, Eagan

Saturday, July 4
Independence Day - Fireworks  (gray = no 2015 info)

     Apple Valley - Freedom Days, Johnny Cake Ridge Park - fireworks start at 10pm

     Blaine - National Sports Center - fireworks after soccer game in 2014 ($15+)

     Chanhassen - Lake Ann Park - fireworks start at 10pm

     Coon Rapids - Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd - fireworks start at 10pm (new location for 2015)

     Eagan - Eagan Community Center, Central Park - fireworks start at 10pm

     Eden Prairie - Round Lake Park - fireworks start at 10pm

     Excelsior - Lake Minnetonka - Common Park  - fireworks at dusk

     Forest Lake - Lakeside Park - fireworks start at 10pm  (Am. Legion)

     Lakeville - Lakeville North High School - fireworks start at dusk (set to music)

     Maplewood - Hazelwood Park - Light It Up (4pm) - fireworks 10pm (no coolers)

     Minneapolis - Stone Arch Bridge - fireworks start at 10pm (usually 20 minutes)
view from the Stone Arch Bridge, Gold Medal Park, Mpls rooftops, or Lake Calhoun

     Prior Lake - Watzel's Beach in Lakefront Park - fireworks after 10pm (see Shakopee)

     Richfield - Veteran's Park: 64th St & Portland or 66th St & Chicago - fireworks start at 10pm

     Roseville - Central Park over Bennett Lake - fireworks start at 10pm

     St. Cloud - Mississippi River between Hester and Wilson Parks at 10pm

     St. Louis Park - Aquila Park - fireworks start at 10pm

     St. Paul - CHS field after the Saints baseball game, 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN 55101 (10pm?) (announced June 25, 2015)
The press release says, "enjoy the free fireworks display from nearby Indian Mounds Regional Park or Lower Landing Park."
Between the CHS side of Mounds Park and the Lower Landing roadside rest, there are about 20 parking spots.
St. Paul suggests riding bikes to the parks. If you do, please wear every light and reflector you own for the ride home.

     Shakopee - Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi, Prior Lake (music 5-10pm, fireworks 10pm)
Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi Grounds, 3212 Dakotah Parkway --  post Beach Boys ($32+) fireworks

     White Bear Lake - Memorial Beach - fireworks start at 10pm (rain date July 5th)

     Woodbury  - Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive (fireworks 10pm)

also Valleyfair, Shakopee - fireworks start at 9:50pm (Fri & Sat nights in July)

Public Safety - Fireworks:  Fireworks List  --  Fireworks Information

 Beach Boys, Mystic Lake (7:30pm, $32+)

 People's Celebration, Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis - daytime events only (noon-5pm)

  Hmong Sports Tournament, Como Park
 J4 - Hmong Sports Tournament, Como Park

Thursday, July 9

July 9-10:  Singin’ in the Rain – film accompanied by the Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall

Friday, July 10
   Minions (2015)
 Minions (movie opens)

   Basilica Block Party, Minneapolis
July 10-11:  Basilica Block Party, Basilica of St. Marys (5-10:30pm)

Saturday, July 11

 Art at Kates, St. Catherines University (10am-5pm)

 International Festival, Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville (3-9pm)

 Little Big Town, Grand Casino Hinckley (7pm, $40+)

 Tramples By Turtles, Bayfront Park (4pm, $30)

 Whitesnake, Myth, Maplewood (7:30pm, $45)

July 11-12:  Air Expo, Flying Cloud Airport, Eden Prairie (9-5pm, $15)

July 11-12:  Dragon Festival, Lake Phalen (free, 10am-5pm)

Sunday, July 12

 Bastille Day, Barbette, 1600 W Lake St (& Irving), Uptown, Minneapolis (3-10pm, free)

 Temptations, Orchestra Hall (7pm, $40+)

Tuesday, July 14

 Dawes, Cabooze (5pm, $35)

Wednesday, July 15

July 15-19:  Ramsey County Fair, 2020 White Bear Av, Maplewood (free)

Thursday, July 16

 Doobie Brothers, Mystic Lake (8pm, $59+)

July 16-18:  Moondance Jam, Moodance Saloon, Walker, MN  ($130+)
     July 16  - Pat Travers Band 3pm, Pop Evil 5pm, Black Stone Cherry 7pm, Papa Roach 9pm, Nickelback 11pm
     July 17  - Honeymoon Suite 3pm, Vixen 5pm, Jefferson Starship 7pm, Huey Lewis 9pm, Doobie Brothers 11pm
     July 18  - ThundHerStruck 3pm, Black Star Riders 5pm, Finger Eleven 7pm, Peter Frampton 9pm, Shinedown 11pm

July 16-18:  Spirit of the Lakes Festival, Mound, MN

July 16-19:  Rock FestCadott, WI (20 miles NE of Eau Claire, WI) ($110+)
     July 16th - Shinedown, Killswitch Engage, Finger Eleven
     July 17th - Nickelback, Three Days Grace, Black Stone Cherry
     July 18th - Judas Priest, Breaking Benjamin, Hinder
     July 19th - Avenged Sevenfold, Chevelle, Pop Evil

Friday, July 17

 Ant-Man (movie opens)

 Charlie Daniels Band, Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Onamia, MN (7:30pm, $39+)

 Heart, Jackpot Junction, Morton, MN (8pm, $38+)

July 17-18: Festa Italiana, Harriet Island, St. Paul

July 17-19: Highland Fest, Highland Park, St Paul -- art fair, business fair, home expo

July 17-19: Middle Eastern Festival, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1250 Oakdale, West St. Paul (free)

July 17-19: Street Machine Nationals, Fairgrounds ($15)

Saturday, July 18

 Boz Scaggs, State Theatre

 Deep Blues Fest, 3010-3036 Minnehaha Av, Minneapolis ($15+)

 Machine Gun Kelly, First Avenue (6pm, $35)

 Paula Poundstone, Fitzgerald Theater (8pm, $30+)

 Reba McEntire, Grand Casino Hinckley (8pm, $30+)

July 18-19:  Agate Days, Moose Lake, MN (free)

July 18-19:  Highland Park Water Tower open house, Snelling Av & Ford Prkwy, St. Paul (9am-5pm, free)

Tuesday, July 21

July 21-26: Anoka County Fair ($9)

Wednesday, July 22

   Aquatennial - fireworks show
 Aquatennial Torchlight Parade, Hennepin Av (Dunwoody College to 5th St) 8:30pm

July 22-25: Aquatennial

Friday, July 24

 Needtobreathe, Cabooze (6pm, $35+)

July 24-25:  Carifest, W. River Road (between Broadway & Plymouth), Mpls (free)

July 24-26:  Evita, Cowles Center ($19+)

July 24-26:  River City Days, City Square Park, Chaska

July 24-26:  Slice of Shoreview, Island Lake Park, Shoreview

Saturday, July 25

 Aquatennial Fireworks, West River Parkway & Stone Arch Bridge (10pm)

 Nickelback with Lifehouse, Target Center (8pm, $25+)

July 25-26:  I-94 westbound closed between I-35E and Hwy 280 (Friday, July 24th 10pm to Monday, July 27th 5am)

July 25-26:  Red Hot Art & Music festival, Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Av S, Minneapolis (Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm, free)

Sunday, July 26

 Vans Warped Tour, Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee (11am, $39)

Tuesday, July 28

 Shania Twain, Target Center (7:30pm, $46+)

Wednesday, July 29

July 29-Aug 2: Washington County Fair, Lake Elmo ($7)

Thursday, July 30

 TV On The Radio, First Avenue (7pm, $30)

July 30-Aug 9: Fringe Festival, various locations

Friday, July 31

 Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Onamia, MN (7:30pm, $30+)

 Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jackpot Junction, Morton, MN (8pm, $37+)

July 31-Aug 2:  Canadian Days, Little Canada

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