4th of July Activities

Waukesha Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept.

present the

Saturday, JULY 4TH

"Music in America" PARADE

Cutler Park, 321 Wisconsin Avenue

  10:00 am Line-Up
  10:15 am Children's Marching & Float Judging
  11:00 am Parade begins


New Parade Route:
Parade begins at the corner of Clinton St. and
Wisconsin Ave. at Cutler Park, traveling north on
Clinton St., east onto Main St., proceeding on
Main St, east to Buckley, north to Baxter St. to
Schuetze Recreation Center in Frame Park.  


Children will have an opportunity to participate in the parade by decorating their bikes, trikes, buggies, wagons, and themselves! Check the website for more details. Bike helmets are strongly recommended. Groups and families are encouraged to enter floats in the parade that reflect the theme "Music in America" and meet the minimum standards. Entry forms and standards can be found at www.ci.waukesha.wi.us/parks. Deadline to register is Friday, June 5, 2015.


Free Ice Cream for children in the parade distributed by Waukesha Kiwanis Early Risers at Schuetze Recreation Center at conclusion of Parade.


Fireworks – 9:30 pm
Presented by Woodman's Markets.

The Independence Day celebration
concludes with a bang!

Bring your blankets and chairs to the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha. Grounds will open at 7:00 p.m. with the show beginning at approximately 9:30 p.m. Due to the extensive ground show, the fireworks are best viewed from the Expo grounds.
Rain date: July 5. Please note: Pets, carry-in fireworks (including sparklers), and alcoholic beverages are NOT ALLOWED.