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Celebrate Fourth of July in Downtown Rochester

Like fireworks illuminate the night sky, light up your Fourth of July with plans for fun in downtown Rochester! Between the red-hot deals and the tried-and-blue events, your Independence Day weekend will be a patriotic one! Here's the list of everything July 4th-related in downtown Rochester!

Big Brad's on Broadway

  • Event: Karaoke Night
  • Date: 9 p.m. July 4
  • Details: Free drink for every participant!
  • More information can be found here.

Knight's Chamber

  • Event: Large 4th of July clearance sale
  • Date: July 4-6
  • Details: Hundreds of suits from $99 for July 4-6. Extend your suit search to just outside the Knight's Chamber store.

Legends Bar & Grill

  • Event: DJ Brettly's Star Spangled 4th of July Set
  • Date: 9 p.m. July 4
  • Details: DJ Brettly's Star Spangled 4th of July Set: getting Just a lil patriotic.
  • More information can be found here.

The Loop

  • Event: Celebrate 4th of July with Smirnoff Red, White & Berry
  • Date: June 28 - July 7
  • Details: Spark up your 4th of July with Smirnoff Red, White & Berry specials. Specials include Bomb Pop Shots for $6 and pitchers of Smirnoff Red, White & Berry with lemonade for $20.

Mayo Clinic

  • Event: Plummer Building Illumination 
  • Date: at dusk July 4 through dawn July 5
  • Details: The Plummer Building will be illuminated red, white, and blue in recognition of Independence Day.

MGear Store

  • Event: July 4 Sale
  • Date: July 4
  • Details: Save 25 percent on all Minnesota apparel and novelties online at with free standard shipping.

The Nordic Shop

  • Event: July Helly Hansen Count Down Sale
  • Date: July 1-7
  • Details: As a salute to the Official Beginning of Summer we are offering 25 percent off all in-stock Helly Hansen items. If you mention this post, get a FREE GIFT while supplies last. Applies to In-Store purchases ONLY July 1-7 (closed July 4).

POPPI Italian Leather

  • Event: Shop Fourth of July Sale
  • Date: July 1-3
  • Details: Nothing says Fourth of July like the beach, cool drinks, friends, family & food. Stop in and check out POPPI's cutest patriotic merchandise and save 25 percent.

Riverside Concerts

  • Event: A Salute to the 4th featuring award winning Tom Petty tribute band PETTY FEVER.
  • Date: 8:30 p.m. July 4
  • Details: PETTY FEVER is a Multi-Award Winning full production tribute to TOM PETTY & The Heartbreakers. They deliver an amazing and memorable salute to the Musical Legacy of Tom Petty, performing over four decades of classic Tom Petty hits.
  • More information can be found here.

Running Room

  • Event: Patriot 4 Mile
  • Date: 5 p.m. July 4
  • Details: FREE 4-mile fun run with all the fixins' after the race! Enjoy a cookout with hot dogs, veggie burgers on the grill! Please register here.


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For a list of nine other things to do instead of Thursdays Downtown July 4, click here!