Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Announces Hot Dam 5K Fun Run in Support of Minneapolis’ Fourth of July Fireworks Display

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The Hot Dam 5K run on historic Main Street in Minneapolis will support the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Red, White and Boom Fourth of July Celebration.

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s annual Hot Dam 5K Fun Run will be held on Wednesday, July 3. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. on historic Main Street in Minneapolis, MN. The Fun Run will kick off MPRB’s July 4 festivities as it will be held one day before MPRB’s Red, White and Boom Fourth of July Celebration.

The Fun Run will be held on one of the most scenic course in Minneapolis along Main Street and the Stone Arch Bridge, offering fantastic views of the Minneapolis skyline. Funds raised will go towards the fireworks display on July 4. The after party includes a free live outdoor concert by Rogue Valley and an outdoor showing of the movie Top Gun. Participants 21 and older will receive a free beer from Harriet Brewing. For more information or to register for the Fun Run, visit http://www.mplsredwhiteboom.com.

Celebrate the Fourth of July during Minneapolis Red, White and Boom, a two-day celebration hosted by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The event, held along the downtown Minneapolis riverfront, features live music, great food, fun activities for the whole family and the grand finale – fireworks.

The Red, White and Boom Celebration begins with the TC Half Marathon on Thursday, July 4. The Half Marathon runs through scenic Northeast Minneapolis, ending on the beautiful Stone Arch Bridge. Later on, Father Hennepin Park will offer free family activities in the Family Fun Zone. Live music will be played at Father Hennepin Park and Mill Ruin Park. The Red, White and Boom Celebration closes with a spectacular fireworks display along the Riverfront at 10 p.m.

For more information, visit http://www.minneapolisparks.org.

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The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board offers a variety of special events throughout the year. Events showcase Minneapolis’ cultural diversity, raise environmental awareness, encourage volunteerism and promote wellness. Some events are city-wide, while others are specific to neighborhood Recreation Centers. From preschoolers to seniors, our special events also provide a lot of fun and entertainment.

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