Events / Old-Fashioned July 4

Every July 4, the St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to host more than 10,000 revelers for the Old-Fashioned 4th of July Celebration.  The Old-Fashioned Parade and Picnic in the Park quickens the pulse of the community with excitement of live music, variety of food vendors, children's activities, a hot dog eating contest, and spectacular fireworks display. This event blends old traditions with new attractions and promises to provide entertainment for all ages. July 4 is on a Wednesday in 2018. Registration for the Freedom Fun Run re-opens at 6 a.m. on July 4. Sign up to participate in the 8K Run at 7:30 a.m., the 5K Run/Walk at 7:30 a.m., the Kids 1-Mile at 9 a.m. and the Toddler Trots Approximately 9:15 a.m.

Applications for the parade are available for download HERE

10 a.m. Parade South Washington Ave (Broadway Ave. to Elm St.).
Noon - 4 p.m. Picnic/activities Minnesota Square Park
10 p.m. Fireworks Nicollet County Fairgrounds

In Minnesota Square Park:

Food vendors, beer tent, hot dog eating contest, Comedian/Magician Michael Callahan as emcee, live music by Sandra Lee & The Velvets, activities for kids including inflatable obstacle course, art activities by Arts Center of Saint Peter, and water slide.  Join the party in the park!

     CHIP timing for the Freedom Fun Run 5K & 8K races  

Please feel free to contact the Chamber of Commerce office at (507) 934-3400 for more information.

See photos of the St. Peter Old-Fashioned Parade and Picnic in the Park at: