They do July 4th in a big way in Eagan!
On the grounds of Eagan's Central Park, there are festivities throughout the day: a carnival, food vendors, bingo, car show, etc. AND a concert with JONAH & THE WHALES!!!
(see schedule below)
THIS EVENT IS A CROSS-POST WITH OUT AND ABOUT IN SAINT PAUL - IF YOU BELONG TO THAT GROUP AND HAVE ALREADY RSVP'D ON THEIR SITE: PLEASE DO NOT RSVP HERE, TOO! :)
What a great day to gather to take in the carnival, listen to Jonah & the Whales and then watch the fireworks!!
Central Park in Eagan is 60 acres of beautiful, landscaped gardens and green fields. Some of the Park's amenities are: public restrooms, walking paths, a gazebo, and pond.
This is a photo of a portion of the Park's grounds:
It is up to each person to bring their own chair/blanket should they want one.
FOOD**: Please feel free to bring food/drink for yourself or to purchase it from the food vendors at the carnival.
Sorry - please leave your four-legged friends at home. :)
PLEASE RSVP RESPONSIBLY
10:00am: Funfest The Big Bang Parade
1:00pm - 5:00pm: 2nd Annual Car Show
1:00pm: 6th Annual Brain Freeze
12:00pm - 12:00am: Carnival & Funfest Vendors
6:00pm - 10:00pm: Texas Hold'em Tournament
8:00pm - 12:00am: Funfest Concert Featuring Jonah & The Whales
10:00pm: Fireworks Display
All Eagan July 4th Funfest events take place on the Eagan Community Center festival grounds (1501 Central Parkway), conveniently located just off of Interstate 35E - one block north of the intersection of Yankee Doodle and Pilot Knob Roads on Central Parkway in Eagan.
Parking is available at the Eagan Community Center. Handicapped parking is located in the lower lot closest to the Festival Grounds. Additional parking is available in the nearby (across the street)
Argosy University Lot and the Lockheed Martin Lot.