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Where to find those 'oohs, aahs' on the Fourth

Woodbury's Fourth of July fireworks begin Thursday at dusk.

Area Fourth of July celebrations


When: 7 p.m.

Where: Ojibway Park bandshell, 2695 Ojibway Drive

What: Live music by 8 Foot 4, food sales and fireworks will begin at dusk


When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: St. Croix Trail South and Afton Town Square Park, St. Croix Trail South and 34th Street South

What: Parade (starts at noon), food and live music


When: Events starting at 4 p.m.

Where: Richard Walton Park, 1584 Hadley Ave N.

What: Fireworks, vendors and live music

Cottage Grove

When: 6-11 p.m.

Where: Kingston Park, 9195 75th St. S.

What: Fun jump for kids, family games, foot, fireworks at dusk


vWhen: 10 p.m.

Where: Hastings Country Club, 2015 Westview Drive

What: Fireworks display


When: 10 p.m.

Where: Lowell Park, 101 Water Street

What: Games, live music and fireworks


When: July 3-6

Where: Lakefront Park, 1st Street and Walnut Street

What: Boosters Days celebration, parade starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, carnival, food, music, games and fireworks starting at dusk on Saturday

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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