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2012 Richfield Fourth of July Guide

What's happening around town for the annual Independence Day shindig? Find out here!

Since 1980 Richfield has been putting on the Richfield Hometown 4th of July celebration as a way to bring the community together.

Since its inception, the celebration has turned into a nearly week-long event of entertainment, activities and family fun.

The following is a guide to all the events happening during the celebration. All events will be held at unless otherwise specified:

Saturday, June 30

Carnival from 1-11 p.m.

  • Unlimited ride wristbands available for $20 from 1-5 p.m.

Sunday, July 1

Carnival open from 1-11 p.m.

  • Unlimited ride wristbands available for $20 from 1-5 p.m.

Monday, July 2

from 5-11 p.m.

  • Carnival open from 4-11 p.m.
  • Kiddie parade at 5:30 p.m.
  • Music from Kidsdance from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Movie in the Park at 9 p.m.

Make sure to stop by the Richfield Patch tent during the event for Patch goodies, treats, some coloring time for the kids and much more!

Tuesday, July 3

Carnival, and events from 4-11 p.m.

  • Carnival open from 4-11 p.m.
  • Car show from 1-5 p.m.
  • Street Dance from 6-11 p.m. featuring The Rockin' Hollywoods.

Wednesday, July 4

Carnival, and Display events from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Carnival open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Parade begins at 1 p.m. at 70th Street and Nicollet Avenue, ending at 66th Street and 11th Avenue.
  • Music in the Park from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. featuring Kidsdance.
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Thursday, July 5

at 6 p.m. at . The cost is $10 at the door or $8 prior to the event. All are welcome to attend.

For more information about the event's committee, the ambassador program or buttons, go to richfield4thofjuly.com.

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See Richfield Patch's coverage of the 2011 celebration:

Lin Shurtleff June 30, 2012 at 03:08 PM
Correction: The Carnival on the 2nd is open from 4-11 p.m.
Caitlin Burgess (Editor) June 30, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Thanks Lin! I made the change!

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