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Published July 03, 2013, 10:05 PM

Bonanzaville, MSUM hosting much anticipated Independence Day events

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A more traditional way of celebrating the Fourth is watching fireworks.

By: Kay Cooley, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A more traditional way of celebrating the Fourth is watching fireworks.

Bonanzaville is holding its biggest Fourth of July celebration ever. Organizers here are focusing on fun, the history, and true meaning of the holiday.

Troy White, Director/Bonanzaville: “Basically got it on the history of our nation, so that's what are celebration is, and what better place to do that at then Bonanzaville.”

Festivities start bright and early at 10 a.m. Families can enjoy games, horse drawn carriage rides, and a historical scavenger hunt.

White: “It's about celebrating our independence and the history of and how we got to where we are right now.”

People also get a first-hand look at the newest exhibit, "Up In Arms, The Role of Guns In America."

White: “This was just a natural tie in for that.”

The night will end with a big bang: A 20-minute firework display. People can park at Bonanzaville and enjoy the show.

White: “The fireworks are always you know the topping on the cake.”

MSUM will be holding its annual fourth of July Celebration. As always you can enjoy music, games, and a stunning firework show. All of the events start at 6:30 at Nemzek Stadium.

Admission to Bonanzaville is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

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