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.

Activities are scheduled for July 2, 3, and 4 each year.

All events are held in downtown Chanhassen at City Center Park, 7700 Market Boulevard, unless noted otherwise. View the event layout map here.

  • Kiddie Games & Entertainment 
  • Pony Rides
  • 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Chan Rec Sports Program
  • Registration Form - Coming Soon!

We'll be Looking for Volunteers!

With the city's largest event right around the corner, the city and the Rotary Club of Chanhassen will be looking for volunteers. There are over 100 different opportunities ranging from parade marshals to selling beer garden tickets or 4th of July t-shirts. This is a great way to get involved with this incredible event and give back to your community!

Come back in spring of 2020 to check out and sign up for the many volunteer opportunities. 

Questions? Contact Priya Tandon at 952.227.1122 or by email

2019 Event Information

T-Shirt Sales

4th of July Magazine & Tri-Fold 

2019 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 2nd Events

3-10pm                  Family Night at the Carnival
     • All rides $2 from 3-8pm; otherwise $3-$5. Concessions available.
3-8pm Pony Rides
     • $5 a ride

Wednesday, July 3rd Events

9am-12noon Minnesota Twins Youth Baseball Clinic (Chanhassen High School 2200 Lyman Blvd)
     • Free
     • Ages 6-9: 9-10:30am
     • Ages 10-16: 10:30am-12noon
     • Lean the fundamentals of hitting, fielding & throwing. 
     • No registration necessary.
     • Flyer (coming soon)
3-10pm Water Wars
     • $3 Small Bucket  |  $5 Large Bucket
3:30-11pm Midwest Carnival Rides & Concessions
     • Unlimited-ride wristbands for $25 from 5-11pm.
     • Otherwise, rides are $3-$5 each.
4-8pm Pony Rides
     • $5 a ride
4-8pm Petting Zoo
     • Free
4-8:30pm T-Shirt Sale
     • $10 per shirt.
4:30-6:30pm The Medicine Show featuring Vaudeville 
     • Free
4:30-7:30pm SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce 
Business Expo
     • Free
     • Businesses, register here
     • 50+ local businesses showcase their 
        products & services.
4:30-8pm Airbrush Tattoos, Face Painting & Wacky Hair
     • Brought to you by Maund Entertainment.
     • $3-$15
4:30-8:30pm Kiddie Games
     • 25¢ per game
4:30-11pm Rotary Club of Chanhassen presents: 
Taste of Chanhassen and Beer & Wine Garden
5:30-7pm Live Music featuring Stone Daisy Band
     • Free
     • Located in the large tent. 
     • A variety of favorites performed by a fun, 
        unique band. 
5:30-6pm Kiddie Parade
     • Free
     • East Parking Lot of Chanhassen Elementary
     • Decorate your wagons, bikes, or strollers.
     • Route: W 76th Street Iroquois, Chan View to Market.
     • Traffic control provided. Parents must accompany 
6pm Chan Rec Center's Tae Kwon Do Demo
     • Free
6-8pm Chalk It Up Drawing Contest
     • Free
     • City Center Park Hockey Rink
     • Compete as individuals or groups in 2-age groups. 
     • Prizes at 8pm for most difficult & creative. 
     • Weather permitting. 
7pm 3rd Lair Summer Skateboard Series
     • Free
     • Registration starts at 6pm.
     • Series geared for all ages & abilities.
     • Limited to 75 skaters. 
     • Earn points to compete at the MN State Fair. 
Street Dance featuring Fabulous Armadillos
     • Free
     • Located in the large tent. 
     • Fabulous Armadillos will play all your favorite party tunes,  
       new and old. Get ready to get your groove on! 

Thursday, July 4th Events

7-10am               Adult Fishing Contests (Lake Ann)
     • $20. Pre-registration required. Limited to 50 people.
     • Catch & release. 
     • Prizes awarded for top-3 longest northern and top-3
        longest bass. 
     • Door prizes for all that fish the entire contest. 
     • Registration Form
     • Contest Rules
10am-1pm Rotary Club of Chanhassen's Classic Car Show 
(City Center Park, West Parking Lot)
     • Free
     • Event Flyer
10am-5pm Rotary Club of Chanhassen presents:
Taste of Chanhassen and Beer & Wine Garden
10am-5pm Face Painting & Wacky Hair
     • $3-$15
     • Brought to you by Maund Entertainment.
10am-6pm Midwest Carnival Rides & Concessions 
(City Center Park)
     • Rides are $3-$5. $2 each after 3:30pm.
11am Medallion Hunt (Lake Ann Park)
     • 11am until found.
     • Clues posted every 20 minutes at the beach 
        concession stand.
     • Winner received prize package.
     • Treasure hunt map
10:30-11:30am Kids Fishing Contest (Lake Ann Fishing Pier)
     • Free
     • Bait provided
     • Pre-registration encouraged.
     • Trophies & prizes awarded for largest, longest, 
        & smallest fish. 
     • Categories: Ages 5-9 & Ages 10-15
     • Registration form
11am-Noon Sand Sculpture Contest (Lake Ann Beach)
     • Free
     • Prizes awarded for most creative & most difficult.
     • Age categories: Ages 12 & Under & Ages 13+
11:45am-1:45pm Bingo! (City Center Park)
     • Sponsored by the Chanhassen Senior Commission 
        & Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Chanhassen
     • Free
     • Prizes
11:45am-1:45pm Live Music featuring American Bootleg (City Center Park)
     • Free
     • A can't miss music performance of classic songs.
2:30pm-~4pm 4th of July Parade (Downtown Chanhassen)
     • Produced by Rotary Club of Chanhassen
     • Free
10pm Fireworks (Lake Ann)
     • Sponsored by City of Chanhassen and Community
        Event Sponsors
     • Free
     • Park Rules
     • Note: Trail between Lake Ann & Greenwood Shores
        Park closed from 12noon-11pm. On-site parking is