mobile Twin Cities Calendar - July 2016

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

Friday, July 1


Legend of Tarzan

July 1-4: Freedom Days, Apple Valley

Saturday, July 2

Hmong Sports Tournament, Como Park
July 2-3: J4 - Hmong Sports Tournament (soccer, volleyball, flag football), McMurray Fields, Como Park, St. Paul ($5)

July 2-4: Funfest, Eagan

Sunday, July 3

Island Block Party (fireworks too), Treasure Island Casino (5-11pm, free, no coolers)

July 3, 12, 17, 22, 29, 31: Lynx basketball, Target Center

Monday, July 4
Independence Day  Independence Day
Freedom Festival, Apple Valley

 Independence Day - Fourth of July (2016) - Fireworks Displays 

Apple Valley - Freedom Days, Johnny Cake Ridge Park - fireworks start at 10pm
Chanhassen - Lake Ann Park - fireworks start at 10pm
Coon Rapids - Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd - fireworks start at 10pm
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 - 2013 video
St. Louis Park - Aquila Park - fireworks start at 10pm
St. Paul Saints - CHS field after the Saints baseball game, 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN 55101 (about 10pm)
The 2015 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.
In 2015 St. Paul suggested 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)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi Grounds, 3212 Dakotah Parkway, are south of County Road 42
between County Road 83 (Canterbury Road) and County Road 17 (Marschall Road). (No coolers.)
White Bear Lake - Memorial Beach - fireworks start at 10pm (rain date July 5th)
Woodbury  - Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive (music 7-10pm, fireworks 10pm)
also Valleyfair, Shakopee - fireworks start at 9:50pm (& each July  night)

Here were our lists for 2015, 2014, 20132012, 2011, 2010, and 2009.

July 4-6, 12-17, 22-27: Saints baseball, CHS Field, St. Paul

Tuesday, July 5

Adele at Xcel
July 5-6: Adele, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $40+)

July 5-Aug 7:  Disney’s The Lion King, Orpheum Theatre ($49+)

Friday, July 8

Hunter Hayes, Grand Casino - Hinckley (7:30pm, $25+)

Secret Life of Pets

Basilica Block Party, Minneapolis
July 8-9: Basilica Block Party, Basilica of St. Marys (5-10:30pm)

July 8-10: Wacipi Celebration (pronounced Wa chee pee), Treasure Island Casino Pow Wow grounds (free)

Saturday, July 9

Alabama, Grand Casino - Hinckley (7:30pm, $40+)

July 9-10: Dragon Festival, Lake Phalen (free, 10am-5pm)

Sunday, July 10
Billy Idol at First Avenue
Billy Idol, First Avenue (7pm, $70, sold out)

Wednesday, July 13

Peter Frampton, State Theatre (7:30pm, $54+)

July 13-17: Ramsey County Fair, 2020 White Bear Av, Maplewood (free)

Thursday, July 14

Hank Williams Jr., Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake MN (8pm, $39+)

Philandro Castile funeral and reception
  •     9am: horse-drawn hearse procession from Brooks Funeral Home (862 Concordia Av, St. Paul) to the St. Paul Cathedral (239 Selby Av, St. Paul)
  •     10am-noon: funeral at St. Paul Cathedral (239 Selby Av, St. Paul)
  •     4-6pm: reception at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School (998 Selby Av, St. Paul)

July 14-16: Rock Fest, Cadott, WI (20 miles NE of Eau Claire, WI) ($86+) - bands

Friday, July 15
Ghostbusters (2016)

July 15-16: Spirit of the Lakes Festival, Mound, MN

July 15-17: Middle Eastern Festival, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 1250 Oakdale, West St. Paul (free)

Saturday, July 16
Roots, Rock, and Deep Blue Festival 2016 at Patrick's
Deep Blues Fest, 3010-3036 Minnehaha Av, Minneapolis ($20+)

Rondo Av Festival, Dale & Concordia, St. Paul  (10am-6pm, free)

July 16-17: Air Expo, Flying Cloud Airport, Eden Prairie (9-4pm, $15)

Tuesday, July 19
full moon
full moon

Wednesday, July 20
hot and humid
Aquatennial Torchlight Parade, Hennepin Av (Basilica of St. Mary to 5th St) 8:30pm

Aquatennial - milk carton boat races
July 20-23: Aquatennial, Minneapolis

Thursday, July 21
hot and humid
July 21-23:  Moondance Jam, Moodance Saloon, Walker, MN  ($120+)
     July 21 - Firehouse, Kix, Chevelle, Bush
     July 22 - Foghat, Little River Band, Loverboy, Rick Springfield, Chicago
     July 23 - Thundherstruck, Blues Traveler, Queensrÿche, Sixx:am, Boston

Friday, July 22
hot and humid
Air Supply, Grand Casino - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Onamia, MN (7pm, $40+)

Boston, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $59+, sold out)

Lyle Lovett, State Theatre (8pm, $54+)

Ice Age: Collision Course

Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek Beyond

July 22-24:  Slice of Shoreview, Island Lake Park, Shoreview

Saturday, July 23

Clothing & Seed Swap, Mount Olive Church, 3045 Chicago Av S, Minneapolis (2-4pm)

Diana Ross, Treasure Island Casino, Prairie Island Mdewakanton, Welch MN (8pm, $56+)

Dr. Dog, Surly Brewing Festival Field, 520 Malcolm Avenue SE, Minneapolis (5pm, $30)

Duran Duran, Xcel Center (7pm, $30+)

Sunday, July 24

Culture Club, Myth, Maplewood (7pm, $60)

Drake, Xcel Center (7pm, $50+)

Vans Warped Tour, Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee (11am, $38)

Tuesday, July 26
Malala Yousafzai at Target Center
Malala Yousafzai, Target Center (7:30pm, $33+)

July 26-31: Anoka County Fair, Anoka

Thursday, July 28

Pollinator Party  - A Celebration of Bees, Lyndale Park Gardens, 1300 W 42nd St, Minneapolis (5-8pm, free)

Friday, July 29

3 Doors Down & Three Days Grace, Grand Casino - Hinckley (7pm, $40+)

Jason Bourne

Twenty One Pilots, Xcel Center (7pm, $25+)

Saturday, July 30

Goo Goo Dolls, Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake MN (7:30pm, $29+)

Owámni Falling Water Festival, Father Hennepin Bluff Park, 420 Main St SE, Minneapolis (1-5pm, free)

July 30-31: Loring Park Art Festival, Loring Park, Minneapolis (free)

July 30-31: Stevens Square Art Festival, Stevens Square Park, 1801 Stevens Av, Mpls (Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm)

Sunday, July 31

5 Seconds of Summer, Xcel Center (7:30pm, $30+)

Yanni, Mystic Lake Casino, Shakopee Mdewakanton, Prior Lake MN (8pm, $46+)

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