Fourth of July Celebrations

Brown Deer
The Brown Deer Blast will take place on July 4 at Village Park and Pond at 4920 W. Green Brook Drive. Starting at noon, the event will include a cornhole tournament, food trucks and live music. The Blast will conclude with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Brookfield
The annual fireworks will start at 9:17 p.m. from Mitchell Park,19900 River Road. For information on how to get involved in the parade and other Independence Day activities in Brookfield, visit tinyurl.com/BrookfieldJuly4.
Cedarburg
Fireworks and parade will be held Sunday, July 4. The parade will start at 11 a.m. at Fireman’s Park, W65 N796 Washington Ave., and travel through downtown Cedarburg, south to Wurthmann Street and ending at Hilbert and Wurthmann Streets. The fireworks display Fireworks begin dusk in Cedar Creek Park located at N55 W6079 Portland Road.
Cudahy
Fireworks and a parade will be held Sunday, July 4. The parade begins at noon and will travel from Packard Avenue north to Layton, then east to end at Lake Drive. A post- parade celebration will be held at Library Square, 3500 Library Drive, from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. The fireworks display will be launched from the Water Department pump station on the lake beginning at 9:15 p.m.
Delafield
Fireworks over Lake Nagawicka begin at dusk on July 3. Rain date is Monday, July 5.
Elm Grove
Fireworks will be at 9:30 p.m. July 4 at the Village Park Pavilion, 13600 Juneau Blvd.
Franklin
The 2021 civic celebration will be at Lions Legend Park at Loomis Road and Drexel Avenue from July 2-4. The festival area will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. July 2, noon to 11 p.m. July 3 and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 4. Fireworks and a parade will be held Sunday, July 4. The children’s parade will start at 10:30 a.m., followed by the main parade at 11. Both parades start at West Loomis Road and Forest Hill Avenue, then travel north on Loomis to Drexel Avenue, then east on Drexel to the fire station. The fireworks display will start at 9:30 p.m. at Lions Legend Park, 8713-8743 W. Drexel Ave.
Germantown
Fireworks and a parade will be held Sunday, July 4. The parade will start at 3 p.m. at the Germantown Post Office, W156 N11301 Pilgrim Road, and will travel down Pilgrim Road to Main Street to Park Street, ending at Fireman’s Park, W162 N11870 Park Ave. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. from the park.
Glendale
Parade and fireworks will be at Kletzsch Park, 6560 N. Milwaukee River Parkway, on July 4. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. and travel along the Milwaukee River Parkway, ending at Kletzsch Park. A food truck festival will be held in the park from 4 to 9 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk.
Grafton
Parade and fireworks will be held Saturday July 3. The parade starts at 11 a.m. at Ninth Avenue and ends in the Paramount Plaza. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Lime Kiln Park, 2020 Green Bay Road.
Greendale
The Greendale Lions Club’s Family 4th Festival will be held from July 1-4 by the Gazebo, 5798 Broad St. The event will be open from 3 to 11 p.m. daily. On July 4 the event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a parade. Fireworks will be held at dusk Sunday July 4.
Greenfield
Greenfield’s Festival Foods fireworks and parade will be held Sunday, July 4. The festival grounds at Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., will open at 11 a.m. The parade starts at 12:15 p.m. This year’s route will start at 68th Street and Layton Avenue and travel down Layton to Konkel Park. Fireworks will be held at 9:45 p.m.
Hales Corners
Fireworks and a parade will be held Sunday, July 4. The children’s parade starts at 9 a.m. at Hales Corners Elementary School, 11320 W Janesville Road. The Big Parade will begin at 4 p.m. starting at Scharles and Forest Home avenues and ending at 116th and Godsell Avenue. Fireworks will be at dusk at Hales Corners Park, 5765 S. New Berlin Road.
Hartland
Hartland's Hometown Celebration will take place June 25 in Nixon Park, 175 E Park Ave., starting at 4 p.m., concluding with a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. On June 27, the Hometown Celebration Parade will take place at 1:30 p.m. The parade route is not yet finalized; updates can be found at tinyurl.com/HartlandJuly4.
Menomonee Falls
Fireworks will be held at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 3, on the practice field between Menomonee Falls High School, N80,W14350 Titan Drive, and Ben Franklin Elementary School, N81W14701 Franklin Drive.
Milwaukee County Neighborhood Parks
Fireworks will be held Monday, July 5, at dusk at the following parks:
  • Alcott, 3751 S. 97 St.
  • Gordon, 2828 N. Humboldt Blvd.
  • Humboldt, 3000 S. Howell Ave.
  • Jackson, 3500 W. Forest Home Ave.
  • Lake, 3233 E. Kenwood Blvd.
  • Lincoln, 1301 W. Hampton Ave.
  • Mitchell, 524 S. Layton Blvd.
  • Noyes, 8235 W. Good Hope Road.
  • Washington, 1859 N. 40th St.
  • Wilson, 1601 W. Howard Ave.
For the most up-to-date information, check tinyurl.com/MKEJuly4.
Muskego
The Muskego Water Bugs Ski Club will sponsor a fireworks display on Saturday, July 3 at Idle Isle Park, W182 S6666 Hardtke Drive. The Water Bugs ski show will be at 6 p.m. followed by fireworks at dusk.
New Berlin
Fireworks and parades will be held Sunday, July 4. The Fourth of July Family Festival Mini parade starts at 9 a.m. in the city hall parking lot. The main parade begins at 1 p.m. at National Avenue at Coffee Road. It proceeds west to Al Stigler Parkway and ends at Malone Park, 16400 W Al Stigler Parkway. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. at Malone Park.
Oak Creek
The parade begins at 9 a.m. July 4 at Groveland and Verdev drives (near Edgewood Elementary School), proceeds down Shepard Avenue to Puetz Road to Mayhew Drive, then Centennial Drive, back to Shepard Avenue and ends at American Legion Post 434, 9327 S Shepard Ave. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Lake Vista Park, 4001 Lake Vista Parkway.
Oconomowoc
There will be fireworks at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 3, over Fowler Lake. Recommended viewing locations include behind Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 145 E Lisbon Road; by St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School, 210 E Pleasant St.; the Village Green, 105-107 N Main St.; Fowler Park, 438 N. Oakwood Ave.; and City Beach, 324 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Okauchee
The Venetian Lighted Boat Parade will begin at 8:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at the Okauchee Lake channel at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, July 4. Spectators can gather between the Golden Mast restaurant, W349 N5293 Lacy's Lane, and Hideaway Bar and Grill, N55 W34657 Road E.
Pewaukee
Fireworks will be at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, July 4, at Lakefront Park, 222 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Port Washington
There will be an Independence Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 3 at Veterans Memorial Park, 410 N Lake St. Fireworks start at dusk at the lakefront.
St. Francis
St. Francis will have a July 4 celebration at Milton Vretenar Park, 4230 S. Kirkwood Ave., including a parade at 2 p.m., food, music, activities and fireworks. Details are still pending, so check tinyurl.com/StFrancisJuly4 for more information.
Saukville
Saukville will have a July 4 celebration, starting with a parade at 1 p.m. followed by festivities in Grady Park, 110 W. Dekora St, as well as fireworks at dusk in Peninsula Park, 303 E Clay St.
South Milwaukee
South Milwaukee will set off fireworks at dusk along Lake Michigan in Grant Park, 100 E. Hawthorne Ave.
Shorewood
A parade and fireworks will be held July 4. The parade starts at 3 p.m. at East Kensington Boulevard. It will travel south down Oakland Avenue to River Park on East River park Court. Fireworks will be held at 9 p.m. or dusk at Estabrook Park, 4400 N. Estabrook Drive.
Sussex
Fireworks will be held at 9:20 p.m. July 4 at Sussex Village Park, W244 N6125 Weaver Drive. The full fireworks display can be viewed from the hill in front of the Lions Den Building in Village Park.
Waukesha
The city will celebrate its 125th anniversary as well as July 4 with a parade and fireworks on Sunday, July 4. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Cutler Park, 321 Wisconsin Ave. Fireworks will be held at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road. Gates will open at 7 p.m., fireworks start at 9:30.
Wauwatosa
The fireworks will be held at 9:15 p.m. July 4. The public is encouraged to watch the display from Hart Park, 7300 W. Chestnut St. The parade will take place at 9 a.m. Monday, July 5, traveling west on North Avenue between 80th and 104th streets.
Wind Lake
There will be fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Recommended viewing spots include along Racine Avenue and Loomis Road.
Whitefish Bay
The parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. July 4 at Kent Avenue and Silver Spring Drive and will head east to Marlborough Drive, then south to Chateau Place, ending at the southeast corner of Cahill Park. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Klode Park, 5960 N. Lake Drive.