4th of July

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Forest Lake's Fourth of July Celebration: Land of the Free in '23
Hosted by the Forest Lake American Legion Post 225

Mark your calendars: Thurs. June 29th-Tues. July 4th!

Celebration Schedule:

Fourth of July 2023 - Calendar

For the full schedule of events, including carnival pricing, please visit: 



Parade and Vendor Applications

Are you interested in having a parade float or being a food vendor for the Fourth of July in 2023? Visit the American Legion Post 225 Website for the application forms:

2023 Vendor Application

2023 Parade Application

Forest Lake Fourth of July Parade Route

FL parade route


The annual fireworks display for the Fourth of July celebration is brought to you by the City of Forest Lake and the American Legion Post 225.  Fireworks will be around 10:00 PM (or the equivalent to dusk) on July 4th, 2023 at Lakeside Memorial Park in Forest Lake. Spectators are free to stay and watch the fireworks show in the park, but we ask that guests follow the rules and regulations of the park at all times. Tents or large canopies are strictly prohibited in the park during the fireworks show.

Live Music Schedule for the pre-fireworks show:

St. Croix Crossings5:30 - 7:30pm
Charlie O'8:00pm - 10:00pm