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Fourth of July events in south Washington County area

Area cities' July Fourth celebrations will conclude with fireworks. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner

Area communities will mark Independence Day with celebrations, entertainment and fireworks shows.

Here are some of the area plans for Thursday, July 4:

Cottage Grove

When: 6-11 p.m.

Where: Kingston Park, 9195 75th St.

What: Fun jump for kids, family games, food, fireworks at dusk. Sponsored by Cottage Grove Lions Club.


When: 7 p.m.

Where: Ojibway Park bandshell, 2695 Ojibway Drive

What: Live music by 8 Foot 4, food sales and fireworks 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: 10 p.m.

Where: Hastings Country Club, 2015 Westview Drive

What: Fireworks display

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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