Here are 20 places where you can watch 4th of July fireworks in Minnesota

Is it the 4th of July if you don't see fireworks?

Fireworks and 4th of July are as American as apple pie.

Since 1777, Americans have celebrated the anniversary of the country's independence with fireworks, according to Smithsonian Magazine. And the tradition continues this year with pyrotechnics shows planned across the state.

Here are 20 places you can watch fireworks this year (you can find other 4th of July-related events on Explore Minnesota's website here or from here.):

Annandale: This will be the 128th consecutive year the city has celebrated the 4th of July. Fireworks will be shot off from Annandale Municipal Park at around 10 p.m. on July 4. More information here.

Baudette: It's home to "Northern Minnesota's Most Spectacular Fireworks Display." They're shot off over the Baudette Bay at Willie Walleye Park starting at 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. More information here.

Brainerd: Fireworks at Adamson Field at dusk on July 4. There are also fireworks at the Brainerd International Raceway on Saturday. More information here.

Crosslake: Fireworks over Sand Island on Cross Lake at dusk on July 1. More information here.

Delano: The city dubs its 4th of July celebrations the state's "oldest and largest." Fireworks will be shot off at 10:30 p.m. on July 4, with the best place to see them on the dike near Central Park. More information here.

Detroit Lakes: Detroit Lakes City Beach at dusk on July 4. More information here.

Duluth: Fireworks at 10:10 p.m. on July 4 at Bayfront Festival Park. More information here.

Excelsior: Fireworks at Commons Park in Excelsior on July 4. More information here.

Forest Lake: Fireworks are at 10 p.m. on July 4 at Lakeside Memorial Park. More information here.

Garrison: Fireworks on July 4 in Garrison Bay. More information here.

Longville: Fireworks over Girl Lake on July 4 at dusk. More information here.

Mankato: Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Mankato’s Vetter Stone Amphitheater on July 4. More information here.

Minneapolis: Fireworks on the Mississippi River downtown at 10 p.m. More information here.

Moorhead: Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. on July 4 at Minnesota State University Moorhead. More information here.

Nisswa: Fireworks at Grand View Lodge at dusk on July 2. More information here.

Rochester: Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Silver Lake Park. More information here.

Shakopee: Fireworks at Valley Fair on July 3 and July 4 starting at 9:50 p.m. More information here.

St. Paul: Fireworks at 10 p.m. inside CHS Field. More information here.

Stillwater: Fireworks over the St. Croix River in downtown Stillwater at dusk (around 10 p.m.) on July 4. More information here.

Pequot Lakes/Breezy Point: Fireworks at Our Saviors Lutheran Church cemetery at dusk on July 3. More information here.

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