LIST: 4th of July events & fireworks displays in eastern South Dakota

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Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 2:41 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The 4th of July is fast approaching, and several communities and organizations are preparing to host festivities to celebrate our nation’s independence.

Below is a list of fireworks displays and other celebrations in some of the larger communities in the region.

Aberdeen: July 4 - Wylie Park 4th of July Celebration

*Festivities begin at 5 p.m. at Storybook Land; fireworks begin at dusk

Brookings: July 4 - Uncle Sam Jam

*Festivities begin at 5 p.m. at Swiftel Center; fireworks begin at dusk

Flandreau: July 4 - Fireworks Display at Royal River Casino; display begins at dusk

Harrisburg: July 4 - Fireworks Display at Central Park

* The fireworks begin at 9:45 pm at Central Park in Harrisburg.

Huron: Independence Day Celebration

*Community parade begins at 10:30 a.m.; fireworks over Ravine Lake and Lake Byron begin at 10 p.m.

Lennox: July 4- Fireworks at Dusk

*Saturday, July 2- Volley Ball Tournament starts at 11 a.m., Burnout Contest starts at 6 p.m., Street Dance gates open at 6 p.m. and Devon Worley Band performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

*Sunday, July 3- Worship at Westerman Park at 10:30 a.m., Tractor Pulling Contest at 1 p.m.

*Monday, July 4- 4th of July Parade at 10:30 a.m., Arts in the Park from 12- 5 p.m., Lennox Area Museum open at 9 a.m., Live Music in the Park 11:15a.m.- 4 p.m. at Westerman Park, Little Miss Lennox Contest at Noon, Car show from 12- 4 p.m., Kiddy Tractor Pull 2 p.m., Legion Baseball Game 1 p.m. Lennox Municipal Band Concert 8 p.m., Fireworks at Dusk

** For more details on the locations (and tickets if applicable), visit LennoxCommercialClub.Com.

Madison: July 4 - Fireworks Display

*Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. on north shore of Lake Herman

Mitchell: July 4 - Fireworks Display

Lake Mitchell, west end, starting around 9 p.m.

Pierre/Fort Pierre: July 3-4- 4th of July Rodeo, Stanley County Fairgrounds

*Fort Pierre 4th of July Parade- July 4 at 10 a.m.

*Fort Pierre fireworks display- July 4 following rodeo events at fairgrounds

Sioux Falls: Friday, July 1: Greatest Fireworks Show, Catfish Bay Water Ski Park at dusk

Saturday, July 2: Sioux Falls Municipal Band performs at Washington Pavilion at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 3: Sioux Falls Municipal Band performs at Terrace Park at 8 p.m.

Several events on July 4, including:

8 a.m.: Fun Run/Walk begins near Falls Overlook Cafe (registration at 7:30 a.m.)

10 a.m.: Downtown 4th of July Parade

11 a.m.: Sioux Falls Municipal Band performs on north side of Falls Park

11 a.m.: Picnic with free lunch for first 3,000 people at Falls Park

12 p.m.: Mogen’s Heroes perform at Falls Park

Fireworks show at W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds; events begins at 7 p.m., fireworks at dusk

Watertown: Independence Day Parade & Fireworks Display

*Parade begins at 2 p.m. downtown; fireworks begin at 9 p.m. at Anza Soccer Complex

Vermillion: July 4 - Vermillion Fireworks Show

*Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. north of the Bluffs Golf Course

Yankton: July 4 - City of Yankton Fireworks Show

*Fireworks display begins at 10 p.m. at the Meridian Bridge

Have any event you’d like added to the list? Email news@dakotanewsnow.com.

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