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MSUM getting ready to host annual Fourth of July celebration
Fargo ND 301 8th St. S. 58103

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - If you're not heading up to the lake for the 4th, MSUM says you're welcome to get your fix of Americana on their campus. 

The college will host its 42nd annual Fourth of July celebration at Nemzek Stadium.

It begins at 6:30 that night and will include free inflatable games, a decorated bicycle parade and concerts.

The Lake Agassiz Concert Band and Front Fenders will provide musical entertainment.

The marquee event, the fireworks show, starts at 10:30.

David Wahlberg/MSUM Marketing and Communications: "We call it an old fashioned 4th of July and that's exactly what it is. It's the kind of community celebration that I grew up in a small town in Minnesota and we had something like this. Well, the scale here in Fargo-Moorhead is bigger so the celebration is perhaps a little bit bigger as well. But, it's the same sentiment. It's the opportunity to sit down with your neighbors and just enjoy a nice night out."

8,000 people are expected to attend the event.