An arts fair will feature local talents and their works 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
After breaking for a few hours, the celebration re-ignites with a fireworks display tonight at Nicollet County Fairgrounds.
St. Peter street crews have been busy on the north end of town this summer. Lee said he's received assurance from officials that roads near the fairgrounds will be open in time for tonight's fireworks show.
Red, Hot and Boom
Mankato's annual Red, Hot and Boom celebration begins 5:30 p.m. today at Riverfront Park.
The event includes a performance by The Murphy Brothers Band at 7 p.m. The fireworks show will begin promptly at 10 p.m.
The concert is free and open to the public. Coolers are welcome. No glass contaniers, pets, or grills.
If you go What St. Peter Old-fashioned Fourth of July Parade When and where 10 a.m. today, down Washington Avenue Fireworks displays St. Peter -- 10 p.m., Nicollet County Fairgrounds Mankato -- 10 p.m., Riverfront Park Waseca -- 10 p.m., over Clear Lake Sleepy Eye -- dusk, Allison Park