After spending the day at Oromo Picnic, OPride.com crew ventured off to get a glimpse of the fireworks and other festivities in the State Capital, Saint Paul, Minnesota. Despite government shutdown and doubts that the fireworks maybe cancelled, life seems to be normal. Thousands attended the fireworks setup on the banks of Mississippi river steps away from the state Capitol. This is the biggest fireworks display anywhere in the state. The view was spectacular and the attendees showed their patriotism by holding high American flags.