Updated: 07/04/2014 10:45 PM
Created: 07/04/2014 8:36 PM WDIO.com
By: Julie Kruse
Like every 4th of July, Duluth is pulling out the stops to mark America's 238th birthday.
With live music, vista fleet tours, food, and fireworks, Fourth Fest proved to be just as popular now as it has been in the past.
People got to enjoy carnival treats like popcorn and carmel apples, and kids also got a chance to hop on some rides.
All ages enjoyed the live musical performances at Bayfront Festival Park.
The end of the night concluded with Minnesota's largest fireworks display. It was accompanied by a synchronized musical radio broadcast.
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