As you plan what 4th of July activities you want to do in the Northland, you may find everything you need happening at one place: The City of Superior 24th Annual 4th Of July Celebration.

If you're looking for some 4th Of July staples, such as a parade, live music, a car show and, of course, a large fireworks display, then Superior would one Northland community celebration that would fit the bill.

According to their Facebook page, the 4th Of July Celebration is an all-day affair with a schedule that starts at 9:00 a.m. on July 4:

  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Car Cruise to Superior Perkins, located at 103 East 2nd Street.
  • 11:00 a.m. - The Superior 4th of July Parade. The parade will begin on Belknap Street and will include a flyover by the Bulldogs of Duluth's 148th Fighter Wing.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - The Dennis VanAlstine Memorial 4th of July Car & Motorcycle Show, which will take place on Tower Avenue.
  • Barker's Island Celebration officially begins at 6:00 p.m.
  • 6pm - 11pm Food vendors
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The Barker's Island Celebration will include live music. First up on stage will be Hornucopia, playing from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pop Rocks, a fun party band who has played recently at Grandma's Marathon, will hit the stage next to play from 8:15 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

You can expect the Superior Fireworks Show, launched from a barge courtesy of Roen Salvage, to begin at about 10:10 p.m. That seems to be the universal time to start the fireworks as both the City of Duluth and the City of Cloquet expect to begin their fireworks displays then as well.

12 Things You Need To Enjoy Northland Fireworks Displays

Whether you're attending a major fireworks display or a more modest small town festival affair, there are certain things you'll need to have handy to get the most out of the experience.

Get these things loaded into your vehicle and you'll be good to go.

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