Today marks the start of the holiday weekend to celebrate Independence Day on the Fourth of July! Check out our guide to this weekend’s events and festivities to celebrate July 4th with a bang! All activities take place in downtown Chanhassen at City Center Park, unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, July 2
- 9am-1pm Farmers Market at City Center Park Plaza Parking Lot
- 3-10pm Family Night at the Carnival (all rides $2 from 3-8pm, otherwise they are $3-$3.50 per ride)
Sunday, July 3
- 10am-1pm Minnesota Twins baseball/softball clinic
- 10am-11:30am ages 6-9 at Chanhassen High School
- 11:30am-1pm ages 10-16 at Chanhassen High School
- 2-6pm 3-on-3 basketball tournament sponsored by Chan Rec Center Sports. Register here.
- 3-10pm Water Wars
- 3:30-11:30pm Midwest Carnival Rides and Concessions
- 4-8pm Pony rides
- 4:30-6:30pm The Medicine Show
- 4:30-7:30pm Southwest Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
- 4:30-8pm Airbrush tattoos, face painting, wacky hair, and caricatures
- 4:30-8:30pm Kidding Games
- 4:40-11pm Rotary Club of Chanhassen Presents the Taste of Chanhassen & Beer & Wine Garden
- 5:00-6:30pm Live music featuring Ragtown
- 5:30-6:00pm Kiddie Parade
- 6pm Chan Rec Center’s Tae Kwon Do Demo
- 6-8pm Chalk It Up Drawing Contest at the Hockey Rink
- 7pm 3rd Lair Summer Skateboard Series at the Skate Park
- 7-11pm Street Dance featuring Casa Blanca Orchestra
Monday, July 4
- 7-1oam Adult Fishing Contest at Lake Ann Park. Register here.
- 10-11am 4th of July Costume Contest (registration at the car show)
- 10am-1pm Rotarty Club of Chanhassen Classic Car Show in the West Parking Lot
- 10am-4pm Rotary Club of Chanhassen Presents the Taste of Chanhassen & Beer & Wine Garden
- 10am-5pm Airbrush Tattoos, Face Painting, Wacky Hair & Caricatures
- 10am-6pm Midwest Carnival Rides & Concessions
- 11am until found Medallion Hunt at Lake Ann Park. Clues posted every 20 minutes at beach concession stand. Prize package for winner!
- 11am-noon Kids Fishing Contest at Lake Ann Pier. Register here.
- 11am-noon Sand Sculpture Contest at Lake Ann Beach
- 11am-1pm Bingo sponsored by the Chanhassen Senior Commission and Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
- 11:45am-1:45pm Live Music features American Bootlet
- 2:30-4pm July 4th Parade sponsored by Rotary Club of Chanhassen. See the parade route here.
- 10pm Fireworks Spectacular at Lake Ann Park. Trail between Lake Ann and Greenwood Shores Park closes 8am-11pm. On-site parking available