It's one of the best weekends of the year in Bismarck-Mandan. It's the 4th of July and there are so many ways to celebrate!

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    Mandan Rodeo

    July 2 - 4

    The Mandan Rodeo is home to the largest 4th of July celebration in the area taking place July 2-4.

    There is something for all to enjoy at the rodeo including Art in the Park, the Classic Car Parade and a full rodeo performance every evening!

    Join Townsquare Media on Saturday, July 2nd for Family Night to receive a FREE meal before the rodeo begins.

    The Gigantic Fireworks Display will be on Monday, July 4th at 11 p.m. Get the full Rodeo schedule here.

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    Mandan Independence Day Parade

    Monday, July 4

    A local tradition since 1881, the Mandan Independence Day Parade will be on Monday, July 4th.

    Free busing from three different locations and the Mandan Middle School will begin at 7 a.m. The parade will begin at 10:40 a.m. so arrive early to get your spot as thousands of spectators will fill the streets of Mandan.

    Click here for more information.

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    Fourth of July Spectacular

    Monday, July 4

    The Bismarck Mandan Symphony Orchestra presents the 41st Annual Fourth Of July Spectacular Concert at the Capitol.

    The pre-show will begin at 8 p.m. The BMSO will begin at 9 p.m.

    Bring your blankets and lawn chairs so you can get comfortable as you listen to an arrangement of patriotic music. A fireworks show will take place after the concert concludes.

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    Art in the Park

    July 2 - 4

    Art in the Park will be located in Dykshoorn Park July 2-4.

    With over 150 art, craft and food vendors, you are bound to find something unique. Not to mention, Art in the Park was named the N.D. Tourism Event of the Year in 2014!

    Click here for the full schedule.

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    July 4th Road Race

    Monday, July 4