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Lake Country Fourth of July events guide 2014

View from the shoreline of Pewaukee Lake during the annual 4th of July 4th fireworks display at Lakefront Park on Thursday, July 4, 2013.

View from the shoreline of Pewaukee Lake during the annual 4th of July 4th fireworks display at Lakefront Park on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Photo by: Staff Photo by Scott Ash

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City of Oconomowoc

  • Parade: 4 p.m. July 5, Roosevelt Field through downtown Oconomowoc, to Fowler Park, 500 Oakwood Ave.

    Fireworks: 9 p.m. July 5, Fowler Park.  

Okauchee Lake

   Fireworks: July 5, The Venetian Night lighted boat parade will start the event at approximately 9:00 p.m. followed by the fireworks. The display is being on the island between the Golden Mast Restaurant and The Hideaway on Okauchee Lake

Kettle Moraine Index

City of Delafield

  • Fireworks: Dusk, July 5, Over Lake Nagawicka
  • Parade: 10 a.m. July 4, the Delafield American Legion Post #196 sponsors the annual parade starting at Main and Dopkins, proceeding east on Main St. to Lapham Peak Road, south to the Legion grounds. Activities after the parade include a flag retirement ceremony, judging of decorated bikes and refreshments.

Sussex Sun

Village of Butler

  • Parade: 2 p.m. July 4, starting at St. Agnes Church parking lot 12801 W. Fairmount continuing east on Hampton Ave to 127 St, finishing at Frontier Park, 5301 N Park Drive.  Village officials are asking kids and their families to join the event.
  • Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. at Lower Frontier Park off of Custer Ave.

Village of Sussex

  • Kiddie Parade: 9:30 a.m. July 4, Parade participants march west on Main Street to Sussex Village Park.  Participating children will enjoy ice cream, games and crafts upon arrival at the Village Park on Maple Ave.
  • Fireworks: 9:20 p.m. July 4, at the Sussex Village Park.

Village of Menomonee Falls

  • Parade: 7 p.m. July 3, Starting at Elm Street continuing southeast on Appleton Ave to Menomonee Falls High School, W142 N8101 Merrimac Dr.
  • Fireworks: Dusk, July 3, at Menomonee Falls High School

Mukwonago Chief

Village of Eagle

  • Old World Fourth of July: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 4 through July 6, games and patriotic activities featuring an old-fashioned parade on July 4 only at Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Hwy 67.

Village of East Troy

  • Carnival: 5 to 11 p.m. on July 3, 1 to 11 p.m. on July 4, 12 to 11 p.m. on July 5, and 1 to 6 p.m. on July 6. The Carnival is complete with rides, food and family entertainment. Also includes a raffle, beer tent, car show, softball tournament, and a tractor & truck pull.
  • Fireworks: 9:45 p.m. July 5, East Troy Lions Club, 3072 Graydon Ave.  

Waukesha Now

City of Waukesha

  • Parade: 11 a.m. July 4,  Cutler Park, 321 Wisconsin Avenue  traveling west on Wisconsin, to West Ave., north to Main St, east to Buckley, north to Baxter St, then northeast to Schuetze Recreation Center in Frame Park.
  • Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. July 4, Waukesha County Expo, 1000 Northview Rd. Grounds will open at7 p.m.

Lake Country Reporter

City of Pewaukee

  • Parade: 4 p.m.  July 4, Starting at downtown Pewaukee from Prospect Ave. down Wisconsin Ave to Village Park.

Stone Bank

  • Festival: 3 p.m. July 3, Stone Bank Community Park, W335 N6983 Stone Bank Road.
  • Parade: 11 a.m. July 4, starting at Stone Bank School and ending at Stone Bank Community Park. A festival will follow beginning at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with food, games, and entertainment for the whole family.

Village of Hartland

Hartland's Hometown Celebration, June 27-29, Nixon Park

5 to 11 p.m. June 27: Arts and crafts fair (4 to 8:45 p.m.), Audacious Beer and Barbecue Celebration tasting event (6:30 to 8 p.m.), Hartland Community Band concert (7 to 9 p.m.), fireworks (9:30 p.m.) and live music by Andrea & The Mods (9:30 to 11 p.m.)

Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 28: Arts and crafts fair (noon to 8:45 p.m.), Lake Country Rotary's Family Fun Walk (noon to 2:30 p.m.), Premier Beer and Barbecue tasting event (3 to 6 p.m.), Night of the Barrels (5:30 to 11 p.m.), live music by Piles of Rhythm (7 to 11 p.m.)

1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29: Empty the Barrels (1 to 4 p.m.), Hometown Celebration Parade (1:30 p.m.), live music by Witness Protection (2 to 4 p.m.)


  • Salute To Veterans: Noon to 8 p.m. June 29, as well as a parade (1:30 p.m.) held by  Hartland American Legion Post 294 in conjunction with the Hartland Hometown Celebration. Parade attendees are invited to the Post to enjoy sweet corn, brats, beverages and Music by the Pontiac Blues Band. 

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