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Organizers of the 4th of July Community Celebration are moving forward with plans for the event in 2021, which may be modified or adjusted for COVID-19 guidelines.  More information with exact details will be in the summer edition of the City of Coon Rapids newsletter, which will arrive in homes and businesses at the end of May/early June.  Current planning includes a 5K, Kids Fun Run, carnival, parade and fireworks.  All activities would be modified or adjusted to adhere to whatever the current COVID-19 guidelines are.  More information will also be posted on this website as it becomes available.

COON RAPIDS FIRE SOCIAL GROUP, COON RAPIDS NORTH STAR LIONS AND COON RAPIDS COMMUNITY STRENGTH FOUNDATION

HOST

COON RAPIDS 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

STARTS SATURDAY, JULY 3RD

ENDS SUNDAY, JULY 4TH

LOCATED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE COON RAPIDS ICE CENTER

11000 CROOKED LAKE BOULEVARD

  • LIVE MUSIC!!
  • FOOD & REFRESHMENTS
    • MORE INFORMATION TO COME ON FOOD TRUCK CONCESSIONS
    • LIONS WILL SERVE SODA, WATER AND ICE CREAM DAILY FROM 12NOON - CLOSE
    • BEER WAGONS OPEN FROM 12NOON - CLOSE
  • PULL TABS DAILY
  • KID'S ACTIVITIES

THE NORTH STAR LIONS ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FOOD TRUCK VENDORS INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING THE 2019 FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION.  APPLICATIONS DUE BY MAY 1ST, 2019 AND SELECTION WILL BE MADE BY MAY 15TH, 2019.

4th of July 2021 Food Vendor Application


SATURDAY, JULY 3RD

CARNIVAL MIDWAY 

LIONS BEER WAGONS OPEN AT 12:00 NOON

FOOD TRUCK HOURS 3:00 P.M. TO CLOSE

PULL TABS OPEN AT 12:00 NOON

LIVE MUSIC - "The Castaways" - 6:00-10:00 p.m.


SATURDAY, JULY 3RD

​PARADE BEGINS AT 1:00 P.M. SHARP!

Parade Information


 

SATURDAY, JULY 3RD

8TH ANNUAL "CAR SHOW TO REMEMBER"

HOT RODS & CLASSICS

SATURDAY, JULY 3RD

5:00 PM TO 11:00 PM

GATE FEE:  $5.00 DONATION

FIRST 100 CARS RECEIVE COMMEMORATIVE T-SHIRT

ALL PROCEEDS DONATED TO ACBC FOOD SHELF

CAR SHOW FLYER


SUNDAY, JULY 4TH

FIRECRACKER 5K/10K/KID'S SPARKLER DASH

Schedule of Firecracker Run Events:

7:00 AM - Packet Pick-up

8:00 AM - 10k Run Start

8:15 AM - 5k Run/Walk Start

9:30 AM - 5k & 10k Awards Ceremony

Kid's Sparker Dash follows the 5K & 10K Awards Ceremony


Early - Bird Race Pricing: Register NOW and save:
Early - Bird Pricing Ends May 31, 2019
5k Run/Walk: $25
10k: $35
Kid's Sparkler Dash 500 (Ages 3-8): Always Free

June 1, 2019 through June 16, 2019
5k Run/Walk: $30
10k: $40

June 17, 2019 through July 3, 2019
5k Run/Walk: $35
10k: $45

NO DAY-OF OR ON-SITE REGISTRATION

Location: Packet pick-up and start/finish location will be at the Coon Rapids Ice Center.

The Coon Rapids Ice Center is located at:
11000 Crooked Lake Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Registration and timed race results are handled by Athlinks/Chronotrack. Please click the link below to register.

https://register.chronotrack.com/r/48872

Parking: Race parking will be at Anoka Ramsey Community College which is a short walk from the Coon Rapids Ice Center.

Anoka Ramsey Community College is located at:
11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Details: The event, rain or shine, will start at the Coon Rapids Ice Center. The route will be a combination of Coon Rapids residential roads and park paths. The 5k encompasses trails starting on 109th, running through Dahlia and Riverview Parks, by Mississippi Elementary School and ending back at the Coon Rapids Ice Center. See the course map for the specific 5k and 10k routes.

Note: In case of severe weather, the race will be called as early as possible on race day. No refunds will be issued due to cancellation from severe weather.

5k runners/walkers will have 1 hour 15 minutes to finish the course. All 10k runners will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the course. Anyone exceeding the time cut-off is encouraged to finish the run; however, the remainder of their event may be unsupported and may not receive a finisher's medal if the finish line has been cleared.

An after run beverage and snack will be provided at the finish line.

Registration price for the 5k and 10k includes four (4) free games of Bingo at the Firefighter Bingo Tent, beer or pop ticket, finisher's medal, t-shirt and more!

Additional prizes for top male and female in the 5k, top male and female in the 10k and best patriotic costume.

The Kid's Sparkler Dash will immediately follow the awards ceremony. The route is in a closed off parking area of the Coon Rapid Ice Center. It will use the same finish line as the 5k and 10k runs. The Kid's Sparkler Dash is open to kids ages 3-8. For the purpose of the waiver, all participants of the Kid's Sparkler Dash must be registered.

All proceeds from the race are distributed back into various organizations within the community to help build a happier, healthier and more enjoyable community to live in.

After your run, please stay for other Coon Rapids Firefighters and Carnival events and attractions. The Lion's breakfast, Firefighter Bingo and Pull Tabs, vendors, rides and amusements by Gopher State Expositions and more!

For more information contact:
Tiffany (Event Chair) - Tim (Vice Chair) - Greg (Race Director) 
Admin@RunCR.org

 


SUNDAY, JULY 4TH

CARNIVAL MIDWAY 

LIONS BEER WAGONS OPEN AT 12:00 NOON

FOOD TRUCK HOURS 11:00 A.M. TO CLOSE

PULL TABS OPEN AT NOON

LIVE MUSIC - "ROCKIN' HOLLYWOODS" - 6:00-10:00 p.m.


SUNDAY, JULY 4TH

FIREWORKS BEGIN AT 10:00 PM
Check out the awesome video below of our 2018 fireworks finale - this year's show is going to be even bigger and better!

Special thanks to the Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation for your generous donation to support this year's fireworks display!

FIREWORKS VIDEO


 

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