List of July 4 parades, fireworks shows in southeast Wisconsin

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN (CBS 58) – Communities all around southeast Wisconsin are celebrating Independence Day with parades and fireworks displays.

See our list below to find a parade or fireworks show near you. If no date is listed, the events are taking place on Thursday, July 4, 2019. If an event is happening on a different day, the date is in bold. 


Milwaukee Lakefront Fireworks - July 3 at Veterans Park

More Milwaukee 4th of July Celebrations  

Bayside - Annual 4th of July Parade begins at 9 a.m. 

Brown Deer – Main parade begins at Brown Deer Elementary School at 1:30 p.m. on July 4. Fireworks to begin at 9:30 p.m. Fireworks rain date is July 5. Full program of events here. 

Cudahy – A parade will begin at 12 p.m. at Grange and Packard Avenues. Fireworks will cap off the day at 9:20 p.m. in Sheridan Park.

Franklin – Main July 4th parade begins at 11 a.m. at West Loomis Road and Forest Hill Avenue. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. on July 4 with a second display on Saturday, July 6 at Lions Legend Park Festival Grounds. Schedule of events here. 

Glendale – Children's parade at 10 a.m. followed by Main Parade Extravaganza. Spectators can watch along Milwaukee River Parkway between City Hall and Kletzsch Park. Fireworks display around dusk/9:30 p.m. 

Greendale – 10 a.m. Village of Greendale Parade. Fireworks at dusk. 

Greenfield – Parade steps off at 12 p.m. Grand finale fireworks begin around 9:45 p.m. Full schedule of events here. 

Hales CornersEvents begin at 8 a.m., with The Big Parade beginning at 4 p.m. at 102nd and Forest Home Ave. ending at Village Hall. Fireworks at Hales Corners Park at Dusk.

Oak Creek – Parade begins at 9 a.m. on July 4. Fireworks at Lake Vista Park at dusk. Click here for a schedule and map. 

Shorewood – Parade begins at 3 p.m. heading south on Oakland toward River Park. Fireworks at Atwater Park around 9-9:30 p.m. 

South Milwaukee – Activities begin at 10 a.m.including a kiddie parade, kids' races, and the Mayor's picnic. Fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

St. Francis – Parade steps off at 10 a.m. at Howard/Caulfield to Vretenear Memorial Park Entrance. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. 

Wauwatosa – Parade begins at 9 a.m. proceeding West on North Avenue between 80th and 104th Street. Fireworks Spectacular at 9:15 p.m. 

West Allis - Independence Day parade starts at 7 p.m. on July 2. Parade starts at 77th Street and Greenfield Avenue and proceeds to Veterans' Park at 70th and National. Independence Day Grandstand Show and Fireworks at State Fair Park on July 4 begins at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks at approximately 9:20 p.m. on July 4. 

Whitefish Bay – Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. on Kent & Silver Spring, east to Lake Drive, north to Klode Park. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Klode Park. 


Kenosha – Festival Foods Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.


Cedarburg – Parade begins at 10 a.m. to be followed by an all-day picnic in Cedar Creek Park, live music, and a fireworks display at dusk. 

Port Washington – Parade starts at 10 a.m. on the corner of W. Grand Ave. and N. Wisconsin Street ending in Veteran's Memorial Park. FIreworks display at dusk from Coal Dock Park. 

Saukville -- Parade starts at 1 p.m. Activities to follow at Grady Park. Fireworks at dusk at Peninsula Park. 


Burlington - Fireworks will be displayed over the ChocolateFest grounds on Maryland Avenue

Browns Lake Venetian Fest - Boat Parade at 4:00 p.m., fireworks from 9:30-10:00 p.m. on July 6

Racine – Pre-parade starts at 8:30 a.m. Fireworks begin at dusk/9:20 p.m. at North Beach. 

Town of Raymond – Children's parade to begin around 1:10 p.m. with main parade to follow (estimated 1:45 p.m.). Route follows 76th Street from north to south. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. 

Union Grove - Parade begins at 9:15 a.m. and runs from the Racine Co. Fairgrounds parking lot East on Hwy 11 to North on Hwy 45.

Waterford - Main parade begins at 11 a.m. starting eastbound at 7th & Main in Waterford, ending on Hwy 20 South of St. Thomas Church


Sheboygan – Parade begins at 9 a.m., N. 8th Street to Michigan Ave. to Broughton Drive. Festival Fireworks launch at 9:30 p.m. from South Pier


Germantown – Parade begins at 12 p.m. with regular parade route starting near Germantown Post Office at Francese Drive, proceeding north to Hwy 145, left onto Main Street, continuing down Main Street to Park Street, and then right unto Park Street at Bub’s Irish Pub and continues up to Firemen’s Park. Fireworks approximately 9:30 p.m. 

Hartford - July 4th parade from 2-3 p.m. at North Main Street south to Veterans Park. Fireworks at dusk at Gib Mahr Field. 

West Bend – Family parade at 9:30 a.m. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. 


Delavan - Downtown parade at 3 p.m. from 6th Street to Phoenix Park. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Veteran's Park over Lake Comus.

East Troy - Fireworks Display at 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 at the Rossmiller Sports Complex and Skate Park. Annual Fourth of July Parade begins at 12 p.m. on Sunday, July 7

Lake Geneva – Parade begins at 10 a.m. with route traveling Dodge Street from Eastview parking lot north on Center, up Henry, to Legion Hall. Village of Fontana hosts annual Independence Day Fireworks at dusk on the lakefront. Fireworks shoot off from a barge off Fontana Beach. Viewing in Reid Park (Reid Street) along the lake or on the water. 


Brookfield – Parade begins at 10 a.m. on July 4. Fireworks begin around 9:20 p.m. at Mitchell Park. 

Butler - Parade begins at 2 p.m. at 127th and Arden and follows 127th Street to Frontier Park. Fireworks at dusk at Frontier Park.

Delafield – Parade at 10 a.m. on July 4. Fireworks from 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. over Lake Nagawicka on July 6. 

Elm Grove – July 4th Family Fun Fest will begin at 1 p.m. in Village Park. Fireworks at dusk. 

Menomonee Falls - Parade held July 3 at 7 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at Menomonee Falls High School. 

Muskego - Water Bugs Ski Show at 6 p.m. on July 3, followed by fireworks at dusk on Idle Isle Park. 

New Berlin – Mini parade begins at 9:30 a.m., main parade begins at 1:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m. in Malone Park. 

Okauchee Lake – The lighted boat parade will begin at 8:30 p.m. followed by fireworks on Park Island between the Golden Mast Restaurant and The Hideaway Bar & Grill on Okauchee Lake at dusk.

Pewaukee – Parade down W. Wisconsin Avenue begins at 3 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m./dusk over the lake

Sussex – Kiddie parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. headed west on Main Street to Sussex Village Park. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m.

Waukesha – Parade begins at 11 a.m. A fireworks salute will begin at 9:30 p.m.

If your town's parade or fireworks information is not posted above, please send an email to [email protected] so we can add it to our list. 

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