Stars, Stripes, Fireworks and Parades!

By - Jul 2nd, 2010 10:40 am
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With all of the fireworks bursting and bands marching through towns this Fourth of July, Milwaukee celebrates America’s birthday loud and clear. Check out TCD’s guide to all the parades, festivals and fireworks going on from July 2-5! Click on the links below for more details and information.

July 2
No harm in celebrating the holiday a little early! Join Delafield at dusk on Lake Nagawicka for some fireworks.

Franklin will be celebrating from July 2-4 at Lions Legend Park with plenty of fireworks and music by local bands.

Glendale’s weekend-long Fourth of July Festival starts at Kletzsch Park July 2 with a parade at 10 a.m.

Celebrate the spirit of America in New Berlin at Malone Park with a pie bake-off, parade and more all weekend!

July 3
US Bank hosts the famous Big Bang fireworks down by the lakefront!

The Village of Grafton will kick off the weekend with their Holidaze Independence Day Celebration in Lime Kiln Park. At 11 a.m. with a parade and continue through the night with fireworks.

Menomonee Falls‘ Independence Day parade and fireworks kick off Appleton Avenue and Elm Lane. The parade begins at 7 p.m. and fireworks will start at dusk.

Step out to beautiful Oconomowoc to celebrate the Fourth with a parade at Roosevelt Park starting at 4 p.m. Then head to Fowler Park to continue the celebration with food and fireworks.

July 4
Join the Village of Bayside for the annual Fourth of July Parade at 9 a.m., starting at Bayside Middle School and running to Ellsworth Park.

The city of Greendale shows their red, white and blue pride by reading the Declaration of Independence at 10:45 a.m. in front of the Village Hall. Fireworks follow later at Greendale High School.

Hales Corners starts Independence Day with a run at 8 a.m. at Hales Corners Park.

Hartford’s Fourth of July party starts at 2 p.m. with a parade from North Main St. to Veteran’s Park. Fireworks launch at Lincoln Athletic at dusk.

Check out the parade on Oakland Avenue and then head to the fireworks at Atwater Park in Shorewood.

Head to Greenfield for a parade on Layton Ave. at noon, followed by live music and fireworks at Konkel Park.

Head to Fireman’s Park in Cedarburg for the 11 a.m. parade followed by other Fourth celebrations in Cedar Creek Park.

Cudahy’s parade begins at noon. Stick around for more festivities in Sheridan Park.

Germantown’s Independence Day festivities begin at 11 a.m. and the parade will run through downtown Germantown starting at 1 p.m.

South Milwaukee will start America’s birthday party at Grant Park’s Brown Pavilion beginning at 10 a.m. Find details here.

A patriotic parade will run through Waukesha’s downtown streets at 1 p.m.  You can find a map route and more details here.

West Bend‘s Badger Middle School will start their parade at noon. It ends up at Regner Park, where you can find root beer floats, dancing and fireworks at 9:40 p.m.

Whitefish Bay salutes Uncle Sam with their parade starting at 11:30 a.m., followed by a flag raising, games and fireworks in Klode Park.

July 5
Celebrate the Fourth on the fifth in Brookfield at Calhoun Road between North Avenue and Gebhardt Road starting at 10 a.m. Later join the fireworks and fun at the Mitchell Park Family Festival at 6 p.m.

Elm Grove will celebrate America’s birthday with a day-long Family Fun Fest in Village Park, starting with a fun run/walk at 9 a.m. The day includes a bike decorating contest, baking contest and music before the fireworks go off at 9 p.m. Get more information here.

Pewaukee’s Fourth of July celebrations begin with a parade at 4 p.m. and continue with a waterfront ski show and fireworks.

Never too late to celebrate with Wauwatosa! Find the parade at Hart Park starting at 9 a.m., followed by activities all afternoon and fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

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