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2024 Wisconsin July 4th Fireworks and Events Guide

2024 Wisconsin July 4th Fireworks and Events Guide

The Fourth of July is always a great time to reflect on the day that our great nation gained independence. If you’re looking for the best ways to celebrate this holiday, Wisconsin has a wealth of activities and events to choose from! Show off your red, white, and blue, for the perfect Fourth of July in Wisconsin!

Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI

Summerfest has been a Milwaukee tradition for over 50 years. While the music festival goes on for a couple of weeks, they always plan it within the Fourth of July. It’s the ideal place to spend the holiday. Listen to tons of local and big named bands, grab food from your favorite local food joint, and of course grab a refreshing Miller Lite.

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June 27 - Summerfest

June 28 - Summerfest

June 29 - Summerfest

July 4 - Summerfest

July 5 - Summerfest

July 6 - Summerfest

Monona Community Festival, Monona, WI

Head over to the Monona Community Festival. If you love food, you’ll love the Taste of the Fourth, where local business and food carts come together to bring you the best of the best. Other fun events include the Wisconsin Wife Carry, their art fair, and more. Don’t forget about the traditional rides and carnival food and snacks they all love.

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July 3 - Monona Community Festival

Racine Fourth Fest, Racine, WI

Racine Fest is one of the largest festivals in the Midwest held on the Fourth of July. Take the family to the parade on Main Street. Have fun experience traditions like the Calliope and listening to great music. After the parade head to North Beach to claim your spot for their 40-minute firework exhibition.

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July 3 - Racine 4th of July Fest

July 4 - Racine 4th of July Fest - July 3rd Block Party

Eagle River’s Fourth of July Celebration, Eagle River, WI

If you and your family vacationed in the Dells for the holiday weekend, be sure to add this event to your list. There will be live music performances, and the fireworks will start at 6 p.m. Grab your lawn chairs and some blankets and prepare to be wowed!

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July 4 - 4th of July Celebration - Parade

Wisconsin Dells 4h of July Celebration, Wisconsin Dells, WI 

Year after year, the Eagle River Fourth of July parade grows a little bit larger. This year, there will be 60 different floats entered for their parade on Wall Street. Enjoy music courtesy of Skill Kicking, a beer garden for the adults, and tons of fun activities for the kids. Fireworks to happen at dusk!

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July 4 - Wisconsin Dells 4th of July Celebration

WaunaBoom, Waunakee, WI

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Pack up the family and head over Waunakee’s Ripp Park for WaunaBoom. Every year, the boom gets even bigger! Sign the family up for kickball, listen to great musical performances, and let the kids run wild in bounce houses and obstacle courses! Plenty of food carts will gladly feed you, so there's no need to carry a lunch.

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July 4 - WaunaBoom - July 4th Family Celebration

Fire Over the Fox, Green Bay, WI

Enjoy the Fourth of July for a daylong celebration in Green Bay, Wisconsin. There will be tons of entertainment, food, and drinks for a beautiful day celebrating the country.

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July 4 - Festival Foods Fire Over the Fox

Egg Harbor Fourth of July Parade, Egg Harbor, WI 

Celebrate Independence Day in Egg Harbor this year. Hunker down for the Fourth of July parade along Highway 42 and channel your inner Bucky Badger because the UW-Madison marching band will be performing immediately after! Your kids will love seeing all the floats. Stop by any of tasty restaurants for a bite to eat and a drink to cool down!

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July 3 - Independence Day Celebration: Fireworks and Live Music

July 4 - Independence Day Celebration Parade

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