2023 Independence Day Celebrations
Milwaukee Lakefront Fireworks
Watch a stunning fireworks display beginning at 9:30pm, July 3 at Veterans Park, on Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront. Paid parking along the lakefront opens at 6am. Lots can be accessed through Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Fireworks displays take place in various parks throughout the city.
The annual parade begins at 9:30am (the children’s parade begins at 8:50am, with free ice cream to participants under 16). A reading of the Declaration of Independence takes place at 8:45am at Village Hall. A fireworks display is held at Greendale High School’s Brinkman Field at dusk. greendale.org/index.php
The city’s festivities begin at 11am at Konkel Park, with a bike decorating contest at 11:30am, the annual parade starts at 68th and Layton Aves. at 12:15pm, a free ice cream giveaway, Mini, Little, and Miss Greenfield pageants, and live music from American Graffiti. Fireworks begin at 9:45pm.
The parade kicks off at 3pm, passing through the lakefront landing at Kiwanis Village Park. The Pewaukee Lake Waterski Club presents a show at 6pm, followed by live music at Lakefront Park at 8pm and fireworks over Pewaukee Lake at dusk. visitwaukesha.org/event/pewaukee-4th-of-july-festivities/
The city’s hometown parade starts at 10am, followed by a community picnic at Veterans Memorial Park, a bounce house, a bike judging contest and live music from The Verdict from noon-2pm. Pirates’ Hollow Waterpark presents family-friendly activities. A fireworks display at Coal Dock Park begins at dusk. visitportwashington.com/events/
The parade begins at East Kensington and Oakland Ave. at 2pm. Enjoy live music at Atwater Park at 7pm, followed by fireworks at 9pm.
The city’s annual parade begins at 2pm, followed by Independence Day festivities, live music by The Now, and food trucks at Milton Vretenar Park. Fireworks begin at the park at 9pm.
The parade begins at 11:30am at the corner of Kent Ave. and Silver Spring Dr. Head to Klode Park for festivities, including live music, and food and drink vendors, beginning at 12:30pm. Fireworks start at 9:30pm at Klode Park Bluff.