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4th of July Celebration 2016

Chanhassen’s 4th of July Celebration 4th of July Logo
This annual celebration is a year-round topic of conversation in the community and is renowned throughout the state. Participation levels top 10,000 people per day.

This year's activities are scheduled for July 2, 3, and 4.

All events are held in downtown Chanhassen at City Center Park, 7700 Market Boulevard, unless noted otherwise.

Saturday, July 2nd Highlights
 9am-1pm  Farmer's Market - Located at City Center Park Plaza Parking Lot
 3-10pm  Family Night at the Carnival - All rides $2 from 3-8 pm; otherwise 3-$3.50 each

Sunday, July 3rd Highlights
 10-1pm  Minnesota Twins Baseball/Softball Clinic 
     • 10am-11:30am - Ages 6-9 (Chanhassen High School)
     • 11:30am - 1pm - Ages 10-16 (Chanhassen High School)
 2-6pm  3-on-3 Basketball Tournament sponsored by Chan Rec Center Sports
     • Registration Form
 3-10pm  Water Wars - $5 large bucket, $3 small bucket
 3:30-11pm  Midwest Carnival Rides & Concessions - $25 unlimited wristbands 5-11pm.
 Otherwise $3-$5 each.
 4-8pm  Pony Rides - $5 per ride
 4:30-6:30pm  The Medicine Show (Vaudeville) - Free
 4:30-7:30pm  SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo - Free 
 4:30-8pm  Airbrush Tattoos, Face Painting, Wacky Hair & Caricatures - $3-$15
 4:30-8:30pm
 Kidding Games - 25¢
 4:40-11pm  Rotary Club of Chanhassen Presents the Taste of Chanhassen & Beer & Wine Garden
     • Participants: Pizzaioli, Culver's, Kai's Sushi & Grill, Lunds & Byerlys,
        Chuckwagon Catering, and Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's Brindisi's Pub, & more!
 5-6:30pm  Live Music featuring Ragtown - Free
 5:30-6pm  Kiddie Parade - Free - Decorate your wagons, bikes, trikes, or strollers
     • Route: W 76th St, Iroquois, Chan View to Market Blvd. 
 6pm  Chan Rec Center's Tae Kwon Do Demo - Free
 6-8pm  Chalk It Up Drawing Contest - (Hockey Rink) Free
     • Prizes at 8pm for most difficult & most creative designs. Weather permitting.
 7pm  3rd Lair Summer Skateboard Series - (Skate Park) Free
     • 6pm registration. All ages & abilities. Earn points to compete at the
       MN State Fair. Limted to 75 riders. 
 7-11pm  Street Dance featuring Casa Blanca Orchestra (CBO) - Free

Monday, July 4th Highlights
 7-10am  Adult Fishing Contest - (Lake Ann Park) Free
     • Registration Form
 10-11am  4th of July Costume Contest - Free
     • 10-11am Registration at the Car Show. Winners ride in cars at parade.
 10am-1pm  Rotary Club of Chanhassen Classic Car Show - (West Parking Lot) Free
 10am-4pm  Rotary Club of Chanhassen Presents the Taste of Chanhassen & Beer & Wine Garden
     • Participants: Pizzaioli, Culver's, Kai's Sushi & Grill, Lunds & Byerlys, 
        Chuckwagon Catering, and Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's Brindisi's Pub, & more!
 10am-5pm  Airbrush Tattoos, Face Painting, Wacky Hair & Caricatures - $3-$15
 10am-6pm  Midwest Carnival Rides & Concessions - $3-$5 each. All rides $2 after 3:30pm.
 11am
until found
 Medallion Hunt - (Lake Ann Park) Free
     • Clues posted every 20 minutes at beach concession stand. Prize package
       for winner
 11am-noon   Kids Fishing Contest - (Lake Ann Fishing Pier) Free, but pre-registration is encouraged
     • Registration Form
     • Trophies & prizes awarded for largest, longest, and smallest fish.
     • Categories: Ages 5-9, Ages 10-15
 11am-noon  Sand Sculpture Contest - (Lake Ann Beach) Free
     • Prizes awarded for most creative and most difficult. 
     • Age categories: 12 & Under, 13+
 11am-1pm  Bingo sponsored by the Chanhassen Senior Commission & Beyond the Yellow Ribbon -
 Free
 11:45am-
 1:45pm
 Live Music features American Bootleg - Free
 2:30-4pm  July 4th Parade sponsored by Rotary Club of Chanhassen - Free
     • Online registration form - Registration deadline is Friday, June 24
     • Parade Route
 10pm  Fireworks Spectacular - (Lake Ann Park) Free
     • Trail between Lake Ann and Greenwood Shores Park closes 8am-11pm. 
     • On-site parking available
  • Kiddie Games & Entertainment 
  • Pony Rides
  • 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Chan Rec Sports Program
    • Registration Form - Coming Soon!
  • Kiddie Games & Entertainment 
  • Pony Rides
  • 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Chan Rec Sports Program
  • Registration Form - Coming Soon!

Contact Us
Katie Favro
Recreation Supervisor
Email

Ph: (952) 227-1122
Fx: (952) 227-1110