Celebrate Independence in the Twin Cities

Independence in the Twin Cities It's no secret that Independence Day is tomorrow in our great country -- but here in the Twin Cities, some of you might be wondering, what is there to do, where can I got to celebrate the 4th? Let's see what's around the Twin Cities.
Minneapolis - Red, White and Boom
Red, White and Boom is a two-day celebration hosted along the Minneapolis riverfront. The first day, July 3rd (today), features a 5K and live music. The second day starts of with the 'Red, White and Boom! TC Half Marathon,' running through Northeast Minneapolis and ending on the Stone Arch...

Whalan's 'Stand Still Parade'

Welcome-to-Whalan-float Whalan, Minnesota, a town too small to hold a parade, has come up with a novel idea-- why not have a parade which stays in one place? The "Stand Still Parade" was invented with three things in mind: get people more involved in the community, fit a parade into the town, and have a ton of fun. This unique, festive experience is more than just a parade, and different from a street fair. All the 'units' of the parade are set up just as they would be if the parade actually moved. The...