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Your complete list of fireworks, and parades happening in SE Wisconsin


Independence Day activities will be held Tuesday, July 4

Parade steps off at 10 a.m. - CBS 58 Anchor Jessob Reisbeck will be there! 

Calhoun Road will close at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The parade will continue until all units have completed the route. In a typical year this ends at 11:30 AM-12:00 Noon.

Parking and parade route information can be found HERE

Flag Raising Ceremony - The Flag Raising Ceremony will take place on the Civic Plaza immediately following the parade.

Family Fest - Family Fest is in full swing at Mitchell Park from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. This annual pre-fireworks event features family-oriented activities and a variety of food, and entertainment. Come on out to the park earlier and find parking, have a picnic, enjoy the activities and entertainment, and stay for the fireworks extravaganza. THERE IS NO RAIN DATE FOR FAMILY FEST.

Fireworks will be held on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 - Rain date is Wednesday, July 5. The fireworks begin at approximately 9:17 p.m. 


Fireworks on Tuesday, July 4 at 9:30 p.m. in Village Park

Activities will also be held in Village Park 

More information HERE


Parade at 10 a.m. followed by a day-long picnic in Cedar Creek Park with food, beverages served by the Cedarburg Lions Club

Fireworks at dusk

More information HERE


Parade will begin at noon on Tuesday, July 4 in Fireman's Park 

Fireworks to take place July 4 at dusk

More information can be found HERE


Kids bike parade on Tuesday, July 4 at 11:30 a.m. at Grange and Packard Ave (Mister Car Wash) 

Festivities at Library Square in downtown Cudahy, including free ice cream and cracker jack station, food, drinks, kids games and more

Fireworks July 4 in Sheridan Park east of pond at 9:15 p.m. 

More information HERE


Fireworks to take place on July 1 (rain date July 2) at dusk over Nagawicka Lake. Visitors can view the fireworks from St. John's Park on N. Genesee St in downtown Delafield (across from the post office) or from Naga-Waukee County Park located on Highway 83.

Parade to be held July 4, at 10 a.m. Route will begin in the parking lot behind City HAll and end at the Delafield Legion for activities following the conclusion of the parade

More information HERE


Parade will be held Sunday, July 2 at 12 p.m. 

Begins at West & Main St, going north on Main St and around Square, down Division St to Elm St, Beulah Ave and then right on Graydon Ave and finishing at Rossmiller Park.

Fireworks will be held Sunday, July 2 at dusk 

Address: Rossmiller Sports Complex, 3072 Graydon Avenue


2023 Independence Celebration in Lions Legend Park (Loomis Road & Drexel Avenue)

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. July 1 

Parades on Sunday, July 2 at 12:30 p.m. (Children's Parade) and at 1 p.m. (Main Parade) 

More information can be found HERE


Parade will be held at 2 p.m. 

Fireworks held at Firemen's Park at dusk and a rain date Saturday, July 8


Parade Extravaganza 10 a.m. - Route: along Milwaukee River Parkway

Food Truck Festival 4-9:30 p.m. - Kletzsch Park

Fireworks at Dusk – Kletzsch Park

More information can be found HERE


Independence Day Parade Tuesday, July 4 at 9:30 a.m. (children's parade at 9:15 a.m.) from Northway, down Broad Street to Jaycee Park

Fireworks July 4 at dusk at Greendale High School's Brinkman Field

More information HERE


Parade 12:15 p.m. - Route: 68th St. & Layton Ave to Konkel Park.

Fireworks 9:45 p.m. - Konkel Park

For more information, click HERE


Children's Parade at 9 a.m. – Parade line up at Hales Corners Elementary/ Ice Cream & Children's Games Hales Corners Park behind Veterans Memorial

Patriotic Pet Costume Contest at 11 a.m. - Hales Corners Park New Berlin Road North of Library, behind Veteran's Memorial

The Big Parade at 4 p.m. – Starts at Scharles Avenue & Forest Home Avenue and ends at 116th & Godsell Avenue

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. – Hales Corners Park

For additional events taking place during the day, more information can be found HERE


Fireworks 9:30 p.m. at Harbor Park

For more information click HERE


Fireworks spectacle on July 3 (rain date July 4)

More information HERE


Family fun before the 4th: Saturday, July 1 from 10:30 a.m.-9:20 p.m. 

Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. 

Thiensville Village Park

250 Elm Street

Thiensville, WI 53092


Fireworks will be held on Milwaukee's lakefront July 3 at 9:30 p.m.

For more information, click HERE


Main parade 1 p.m. - parade route will begin at 159th Street and travel west to Rose Court.

Fireworks 10 p.m. at Malone Park

For more information click HERE


Parade at 9 a.m. on July 4, near Edgewood Elementary School and ending at American Legion Post 434

Fireworks will take place at dusk on July 4

For more information, click HERE


Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Port Washington

For more information, click HERE


Parade at 9 a.m. on July 4, with a pre-parade at 8:30 a.m. Route is along Main Street -- starting officially at Goold Street and Main STreet moving south around the turn up 14th Street. 

Fireworks at dusk - North Beach

For more information, click HERE


Independence Day Parade at 9 a.m. -- North 8th Street & Center Avenue to Michigan Avenue to Broughton Drive

Music in the park following the parade in Fountain Park 

Freedom Fest -- music, food and fun from noon to 11 p.m. in Deland Park 

Music and brat fry at Harbor Lights on Pennsylvania Avenue

Music and the all-American picnic food tent at Driftwood South Pier

Fireworks along the lakefront near South Pier at 9:30 p.m. 

For more information, click HERE


Parade at 3 p.m. on July 4. Route steps off south on Oakland toward River Park - CBS 58 Morning Anchor Frankie Jupiter will be there!

Live music in Atwater Park at 7 p.m. 

Fireworks at dusk - Atwater Park

For more information, click HERE


Fireworks Tuesday, July 4 at Grant Park 

More information HERE


Kiddie parade and activities on July 4 at Sussex Village Park

Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. - can be viewed from the hill in front of the Lions Open Air Pavilion in Sussex Village Park -- W244N6125 Weaver Dr

For more information, click HERE


Parade at 9:15 a.m. (kid parade at 9 a.m.) - Main Street 

For more information, click HERE


Parade held on July 4 at 10 a.m. in downtown Watertown


Fireworks & Neighborhood Beer Garden - July 3 - Beer Garden: 6:00 p.m. & Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. - at Lowell Park

Parade –July 4 at 11 a.m. - CBS 58 Anchor Natalie Shepherd will be there! 

The parade will begin on Barstow Street at the Lee Sherman Dreyfus State Office Building (141 NW Barstow Street), and proceeds down Main Street to Maple Avenue before ending at Park Avenue.

For more information click HERE


Parade 9 a.m. - CBS 58 Anchor Amanda Porterfield and CBS 58 Chief Meteorologist Drew Burgoyne will be there!

The parade will leave from the Hoyt Pool parking lot at 9:00 am, with lineup beginning at 7:30 am. The parade will then proceed north on Swan (92nd Street) to North Avenue, then turn right on North Avenue, ending near 80th Street.

Fireworks 9:15 p.m. - The viewing location for fireworks is Hart Park, along 65th Street and River Parkway, with the launch site being 63rd Street and River Parkway.

For more information click HERE


Parade route starts at 77th and Greenfield, continues east on Greenfield towards 70th St, and then south onto 70th St. to Orchard Ave.

Fireworks will take place at the West Allis Athletic Complex at Nathan Hale High School - 11601 W. Lincoln Ave. Enjoy the amazing sounds of Failure to Launch at 8:30 p.m., followed by fireworks. Concessions available and parking open as early as 6 p.m. at $10.

For more information, click HERE


Parade 9:30 a.m. - Historic Downtown West Bend (Main Street from Oak north to Regner Park).

Free Root Beer Floats for kids 10:30 a.m. to noon - Regner Park Entertainment area.

Kiwanis Duck Derby 11 a.m. - Regner Park Creek near the tennis courts.

Fireworks 9:45 a.m. - at Riverside Park.

For more information click HERE


Parade 11 a.m. - CBS 58 Meteorologist Justin Thompson-Gee will be there!

Parade route starts at the corner of Silver Spring Drive and Kent Avenue. The parade heads east on Silver Spring Drive, continuing on Lake Drive to Klode Park.

Fireworks Finale 9:30 p.m. - at Klode Park Bluff

For more information, click HERE.

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