Fourth of July Festivities and Fireworks Surrounding Duluth


We have reached the dog days of summer and the fourth of July is quickly approaching! In this guide you will find information about parades, fireworks, activities, and ideas to keep your family cool over the holiday weekend in and around Duluth. Happy 4th!

Duluth 4th of july dogs
Remember to keep your dogs inside during fireworks in case they get spooked. We don't want to lose our fur babies!

{RESCHEDULED for Friday, July 8th} DuluthFourth Fest Fireworks will start at 10:00pm

The Vista will be offering Fireworks cruises for the show. Check out the information here.

Cloquet – Veterans Park 10:10pm

Virginia – 10:15pm 111 9th Avenue South, Virginia MN 55792

Two Harbors – 10:00pm at Agate Bay (July 9th is the rain date)

Tofte – fireworks at 10pm (July 5th is the rain date)

Grand Marais – fireworks over the harbor at dusk

Are you wondering if your home fireworks are legal in MN? You can check out the State Fire Marshalls page and learn regulations and safety information.

Wisconsin Fireworks

{RESCHEDULED to Monday, September 5, 2022} Superior – 10 pm – Tune in to Kool 101.7 for the
official fireworks soundtrack


* Locations and times listed are on July 4th unless noted otherwise

Fourth Fest

1:00pm Caribou Lake Association Annual Boat Parade

Two Harbors – Heritage Days July 7-10

Tofte – Festivities from 11am-5pm including a parade, food, beverages and live music.

Grand Marais – Parade, fireworks, food, and fun in our wonderful small town. It doesn’t get better than this! Methodist Church Pie Sale after the parade. Historical Society Raffle and Silent Auction noon – 3pm. Kid’s Games at the Community Center Ballfield. Street Dance in the evening and Fireworks at dusk.

Cloquet Fourth of July

11:00am – Parade with a F-16 flyover around 10:42am

10am-3pm Car Show

10:10pm – Fireworks

Fourth of July celebrations have been rescheduled for Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022.

Pinehurst Beach – in Cloquet

Park Point Beach – many different spots along Park Point to swim.  Be aware of private vs. public land, whether or not there is a lifeguard on duty, and always follow rip current warning directions.

YMCA at Essentia Wellness Center- splash pad and pool

Pike Lake Beach – check out their website for rates.

Indian Lake Campground– in Two Harbors

Great Lakes Aquarium

Mall Play Area – located by the food court and it is now open!

Skyline Social & Games

Movie Theater – Minions: The Rise of Gru, Lightyear, The Bad Guys, and Paw Patrol: The Movie are all playing around Duluth this weekend.

Adventure Zone – in Canal Park

Little Neetchers – Indoor play place

The Duluth Children’s Museum

We know that you will be hauling kids, wagons, lawn chairs and snacks all over beaches, streets, and parks. We have made a list of 12 Summer Essentials for mom and also a guide to ice cream shops in Duluth, to help make the days feel more like a holiday weekend!


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