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!

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 10:25pm (Rain day is July 5th)

Virginia – 10:15pm on the shore of Silver Lake

Two Harbors – Dusk (around 10:00pm) at Agate Bay (September 3rd will be the scheduled rain day if needed)

Tofte – fireworks at dusk (around 10:00pm)

Grand Marais – fireworks over the harbor at dusk (around 10:00pm)

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

Wisconsin Fireworks

Superior – Dusk (around 10 pm) – Tune in to 95 KQDS for the
official fireworks soundtrack (September 4, 2023 with be the rain date if needed)


* 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 6-9 2023

Tofte – 4th of July Festivities from 11am-5pm including a parade, food, beverages and live music.

Cloquet Fourth of July

11:00am – Parade with a military flyover to kick it off

10am-3pm Car Show

and more listed here!

July 4th Parade – 11:00am on Belknap and Ogden

More festivities here!

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

** Check websites to keep up to date on holiday hours

Great Lakes Aquarium

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

Skyline Social & Games

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!