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South Washington County cities plan Fourth of July celebrations

South Washington County cities plan fireworks celebrations on Friday, July 4. Like the Strawberry Fest fireworks show (pictured above), Cottage Grove's Fourth of July fireworks celebration is at Kingston Park. Bulletin file photo

South Washington County communities plan Fourth of July celebrations for Friday that include food, entertainment and children’s games:

Cottage Grove

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Kingston Park, 9195 75th St.

What: Picnic dinner, activities and fireworks display at dusk.


When: 7 p.m.

Where: Bielenberg Sports Center, 4125 Radio Drive

What: Food sales and live music by Maiden Dixie. Fireworks display at 10 p.m.


When: 10 p.m.

Where: Hastings Country Club, 2015 Westview Drive

What: Fireworks display


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

Where: St. Croix Trail South/Afton Town Square Park

What: Parade (starts at noon), vendors, kids’ games, live music by the Zingrays starting at 1 p.m.

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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