Fourth of July fireworks in the Milwaukee area [LIST]

Fourth of July fireworks in the Milwaukee area [LIST]
Posted at 7:13 PM, Jul 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 09:40:24-04

UPDATE:  Rain and thunderstorms forced many communities to delay, cancel, or reschedule their Fourth of July firework shows.

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Red, white and blue will cover the streets and fireworks will light up the sky across southeast Wisconsin for Independence Day week. Here's a list of Fourth of July parades and fireworks for Milwaukee, Waukesha, Walworth, Racine and Kenosha counties.

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Please check your city's website for more details. Events are on the 4th of July unless otherwise noted.

Milwaukee County

Alcott Park 

Where:  3751S. 97th St. 
Parade Time: 9:45 a.m. 
Fireworks Time:  9:15 p.m. 

Enderis Playfield 

Where: 2978 N. 72nd St.  
Parade Time:  8:30 a.m.  
-Cooper Park Parade departs from 81st St. School  
-Enderis parade departs from Mother of Good Counsel Church   

Gordon Park

Where: 2828 N. Humboldt Blvd 
Parade Time:  11:00 a.m. 
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m. 

Humboldt Park  
Where: 3000 S. Howell Ave. 
Parade Time:  9:00 a.m. 
Fireworks Time:  10 p.m. ***

Time changed to 10 p.m. due to weather.

Jackson Park 
Where:  3500 W. Forest Home Ave 
Parade Time:  8:30 a.m. 
Fireworks Time:  9:15 p.m. 

Kletzsch Park  
Where:  6560 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy, Glendale 
Parade Time: 10:00 a.m. Children’s parade  
-Along Milwaukee River Parkway  
Fireworks Time:  To begin at Dusk (9:15-9:30 p.m.) 

Lake Park 
Where: 3233 E. Kenwood Blvd.  
Parade Time:  9:00 a.m. from Maryland and Hartford Avenue  
Fireworks Time:  9:15 p.m. 

Lincoln Park 
Where:  1301 W. Hampton Ave.  
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m. 

Mitchell Park  
Where:  2600 W. Pierce St.  
Parade Time(s): 9:00 a.m.  

  • National Ave. & 4th St. 
  • Mitchell St, & 23rd St.  
  • Scott St. & 30th St.  

Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m.  

Noyes Park 

Where: 8235 W. Good Hope Rd.  
Parade Time: 9:00 a.m. 
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m. 

Sherman Park 
Where: 3000 N. Sherman Blvd.  
-Begins at St. Catherine’s Church  
Parade Time: 9:30 a.m. 

Washington Park

Where: N. 40th St. & W. Galena St. (1800N - 4300W)
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m.

Wilson Park

Where: 1601 W. Howard Ave.
Parade Time: 9:00 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m.

Milwaukee Mile

Where: State Fair Park Grandstands, West Allis
Fireworks Time: 9:30 p.m.

Milwaukee Lakefront

Where: Along the lakefront, Veterans Park, Milwaukee
Fireworks Time: 9:00 p.m. (July 3)

Hart Park (Wauwatosa Independence Day Celebration)

Where: 7300 W Chestnut St, Wauwatosa
Parade Time: 9:00 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m. (Dusk)


Where: Historic Downtown Greendale
Parade Time: 10:00 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m. (Dusk)

Milt Vretenar Park

Where: 4224 S. Kirkwood St, St Francis
Parade Time: 10:00 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m.

Sheridan Park

Where: 4800 S. Lake Dr, Cudahy
Parade Time: 12:00 p.m. (starts at Grange and Packard)
Fireworks Time: 9:20 p.m.

Grant Park

Where: 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee
Parade Time: 10:00 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:30 p.m.

Lions Legend Park

Where: W. Drexel Ave, Franklin
Parade Time: 11:00 a.m. (Children's Parade: 10:30 a.m.)
Fireworks Time: 9:30 p.m.

Konkel Park

Where: 5151 West Layton Ave, Greenfield
Parade Time: 12:15 p.m.
Fireworks Time: Dusk (9:45 p.m.)

Atwater Park

Where: 4000 N Lake Dr, Shorewood
Parade Time: 3 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.

Brown Deer Village Park

Where: 7835 N Green Bay Ave, Brown Deer
Parade Time: 1:30 p.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:30 p.m.

Hales Corners Park

Where: 5765 New Berlin Rd, Hales Corners
Parade Time: 4:00 p.m.
Fireworks: Dusk (9:30 p.m.)

Wauwatosa - Hart Park

Where: West on N Avenue from 104th St to 80th
Parade Time: 9:00 a.m.
Fireworks: CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. Rain date to be determined.

Waukesha County

Mitchell Park

Where: 19900 River Road, Brookfield, WI 53045
Parade Time: 10:00 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:15 p.m.

Sussex Village Park

Where: Maple Avenue, Sussex, WI 53089
Parade Time: 9:30 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:20 p.m.

Elm Grove Village Park

Where: 13600 Juneau Blvd, Elm Grove, WI 53122
Fireworks Time: CANCELED due to weather. Rescheduled for Thursday.

Frontier Park

Where: 5301 N. Park Drive, Butler, WI 53007
Parade Time: 2:00 p.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:00 p.m. (Dusk)


Where: Lakefront Park  213 W. Wisconsin Ave, Pewaukee, WI 53072
Parade Time: 3:00 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.

New Berlin

Where: Malone Park, New Berlin, WI 53151
Parade Time: 1:00 p.m.
Fireworks Time: 10:00 p.m.

Fowler Park

Where: 500 N. Oakwood Ave, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Parade: 5 p.m.
Fireworks Time: Dusk (9:30 p.m.) (July 1)


Where: Nagawicka Lake, Genesee St, Delafield, WI 53018
Fireworks Time: 9:00 p.m. (Dusk) (June 30)

Waukesha County Expo Grounds

Where: 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha
Parade: 11:00 a.m.
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.

Menomonee Falls

Where:  Menomonee Falls HS W142 N8101 Merrimac Dr, Menomonee Falls
Parade Time: 7:00 p.m. (July 3)
Fireworks Time: Dusk (July 3)


Where:  Nixon Park 175 E. Park Avenue
Fireworks Time: 9:30 p.m. ( June 29 )

Okauchee Lake

Where: Over Okauchee Lake
Parade Time:  Boat parade starts at 8:30pm
Fireworks Time: 9:00 p.m. ( July 3 )


Kenosha County

Paddock Lake

Where: McAlonan Park, Paddock Lake, WI 53168
Bike Parade: July 4 at 10 a.m.
Fireworks: July 3 at Dusk

Harbor Park - Kenosha

Where: 56th St and 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140
Parade - July 1 at 1 p.m.
Fireworks Time: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.  

Lance Park - Twin Lakes

Where: Twin Lakes, WI 53181
Fireworks: June 30 at Dusk


Where: Somers Elementary School, 1245 72nd Ave., Somers
Parade: July 4 at 2:00 p.m. (starts at Shoreland High School)


Racine County


Where: Over ChocolateFest grounds
Fireworks Time: Dusk (9:30 p.m.)


Where: 76th St, Franksville, WI 53126
Parade Time: 1:00 p.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:30 p.m.


Where: North Beach, N. Main St, Racine, WI 53403
Parade Time: 8:30 a.m.
Fireworks Time: 9:20 p.m. (Dusk)

Browns Lake Venetian Night

Where: Waterfront Restaurant and Browns Lake, 31100 Weiler Rd, Burlington, WI 53105
Boat Parade Time:  July 7 at 4:00 p.m.
Fireworks Time: July 7 at 9:30 p.m.


Where: Tichigan Lake, Racine County
Fireworks: June 30 at dusk (9:30 p.m.)


Walworth County

Cravath Park - Whitewater

Where: 341 S Fremont St., Whitewater
Fireworks Time: June 30 at 10:00 p.m. and July 4 at 10:00 p.m.

Sunset Park - Elkhorn

Where: Devendorf St, Elkhorn, WI 53121
Fireworks Time: June 29 at Dusk (9:30 p.m.)

Grand Geneva Resort and Spa - Lake Geneva

Where: Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Fireworks Time: July 3 at Dusk

Village of Fontana 

Where: Fontana Beach, Lake St, Fontana, WI 53125
Fireworks Time: July 4 at 9:00 p.m.

Town of Delavan

Where: Community Park, 1220 South Shore Dr., Delavan
Fireworks Time: June 30 at Dusk

City of Delavan

N. Terrace Street in Delavan
Fireworks time: July 4 at 9:30 p.m.

East Troy

Where: 3090 Graydon Ave, East Troy, WI 53120
Parade time: July 2 at 1 p.m.
Fireworks time: July 1 at dusk (9:30 p.m.)