As the Milwaukee fireworks display on July 3 is canceled for this year and the July 5th festivities are still going on, there are plenty of places in the Milwaukee area where you can still celebrate Independence Day.
This year’s parade will follow the same format as last year, with a parade of vehicles starting at Bayside Middle School, 601 E. Ellsworth Lane, and passing through various neighborhoods. The queue is at 8:45 am; the parade will begin shortly after.
The parade will descend King Drive to Rexleigh Drive, right on Fairy Chasm Road, right on Fielding Road, around Manor Circle to Pelham Parkway, left on Glencoe Place, then on Lake Drive to Standish Place, left on Bayside Drive, down Fairy Chasm Road to Tennyson Drive, around Bay Point Road, cross Fairy Chasm Road again, up around Broadmoor Road, down Waverly Drive to Fairy Chasm Road, left on Iroquois Road to at Glencoe Place, then up Malibu Drive to Santa Monica Boulevard and back down Fairy Chasm Road. The parade ends at Regent and Ellsworth.
You can find more information on how to participate in the parade and the full map at tinyurl.com/BaysideJuly4.
Big Bend has no July 4th celebrations planned at this time.
The Brown Deer Blast will be held July 4th at Village Park and Pond at 4920 W. Green Brook Drive. Starting at noon, the event will feature a cornhole tournament, food trucks and live music. The Blast will end with a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.
The parade will start at 10 am on July 3, with Calhoun Road closing at 9:30 am The parade will begin on Gebhardt Road in Calhoun Road, descend to North Avenue, and then end on Civic and Norhardt Drive.
The annual fireworks will begin at 9:17 p.m. from Mitchell Park, 1900 River Road. To find out how to participate in the parade and other Independence Day activities in Brookfield, visit tinyurl.com/BrookfieldJuly4.
Fireworks and a parade will take place on Sunday July 4th. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Fireman’s Park, W65 N796 Washington Ave., and will pass through downtown Cedarburg, south of Wurthmann Street and end at Hilbert and Wurthmann Streets. The fireworks start at dusk in Cedar Creek Park located at N55 W6079 Portland Road.
Fireworks and a parade will take place on Sunday July 4. The parade will begin at noon and will travel north from Packard Avenue to Layton, then east to end at Lake Drive. A post-parade celebration will take place at Library Square, 3500 Library Drive, from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm The fireworks will be launched from the Water Service pumping station on the lake from 9:00 pm 15.
The fireworks over Nagawicka Lake begin at dusk on July 3. The rainy date is Monday July 5th.
The fireworks will take place on July 4 at 9:30 p.m. at the village park pavilion, 13600, boul.
The 2021 Civic Celebration will take place at Lions Legend Park in Loomis Road and Drexel Avenue from July 2-4. The festival area will be open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 2, noon to 11 p.m. on July 3, and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4. A fireworks display and parade will take place on Sunday July 4. The children’s parade will start at 10:30 a.m., followed by the main parade at 11 a.m. Both parades start at West Loomis Road and Forest Hill Avenue, then head north on Loomis to Drexel Avenue, then east on Drexel to the fire station. The fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. at Lions Legend Park, 8713-8743 W. Drexel Ave.
Fireworks and a parade will take place on Sunday July 4. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. at the Germantown Post Office, W156 N11301 Pilgrim Road, and will proceed down Pilgrim Road to Main Street to Park Street, ending at Fireman’s Park, W162 N11870 Park Ave. The fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. from the park.
The parade and fireworks will take place at Kletzsch Park, 6560 N. Milwaukee River Parkway on July 4th. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. and will run along the Milwaukee River Parkway, ending at Kletzsch Park. A food truck festival will be held in the park from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The fireworks start at dusk.
The parade and fireworks will take place on Saturday July 3. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Ninth Avenue and end at Paramount Plaza. Fireworks will take place at dusk at Lime Kiln Park, 2020 Green Bay Road.
The 4th Greendale Lions Club Family Festival will be held July 1-4 at the Gazebo, 5798 Broad St. The event will be open daily from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. On July 4th, the event will begin at 9:30 am with a parade. A fireworks display will take place at dusk on Sunday July 4th.
Greenfield’s Festival Foods fireworks and parade will take place on Sunday July 4th. The festival grounds at Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., will open at 11 am. The parade begins at 12:15 pm This year’s route will start at 68th Street and Layton Avenue and walk down Layton to Konkel Park. A fireworks display will take place at 9.45 p.m.
Fireworks and a parade will take place on Sunday July 4. The children’s parade will begin at 9 a.m. at Hales Corners Elementary School, 11320 W Janesville Road. The Grand Parade will begin at 4 p.m. from Scharles Avenue and Forest Home Avenue and end at 116th and Godsell Avenue. The fireworks will be at dusk at Hales Corners Park, 5765 S. New Berlin Road.
The Hartland Hometown Celebration will take place on June 25 at Nixon Park, 175 E Park Ave., starting at 4 p.m. and concluding with a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. On June 27, the Celebration Parade from the hometown will take place at 1:30 pm. the parade route is not yet finalized; updates are available on tinyurl.com/HartlandJuly4.
Fireworks will be held at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 3 at the training ground between Menomonee Falls High School, N80, W14350 Titan Drive, and Ben Franklin Elementary School, N81W14701 Franklin Drive.
Freistadt’s fourth celebration will be held this year at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10729 W. Freistadt Road. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 4, there will be activities and a picnic at the church.
The Milwaukee celebrations are still going on. The July 3 fireworks display has been canceled. While many city parks have canceled celebrations this year, some are still pending. For the most recent information, see tinyurl.com/MKEJuly4.
Muskego Water Bugs Ski Club will sponsor a fireworks display on Saturday July 3 at Idle Isle Park, W182 S6666 Hardtke Drive. The Water Bugs ski show will be at 6 p.m. followed by a twilight fireworks display.
Fireworks and parades will take place on Sunday July 4. The July 4 Family Festival Mini Parade will begin at 9 a.m. in the Town Hall parking lot. The main parade begins at 1 p.m. on National Avenue at Coffee Road. It continues west to Al Stigler Parkway and ends at Malone Park, 16400 W Al Stigler Parkway. The fireworks start at 10 p.m. at Malone Park.
The parade begins at 9 a.m. on July 4 on Groveland and Verdev Roads (near Edgewood Elementary School), continues on Shepard Avenue to Puetz Road to Mayhew Drive, then Centennial Drive, returns to Shepard Avenue and ends ends at American Legion Post 434, 9327 S Shepard Ave. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Lake Vista Park, 4001 Lake Vista Parkway.
There will be fireworks at 9 p.m. on Saturday July 3 over Fowler Lake. Recommended viewing locations include behind the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 145 E Lisbon Road; near St. Paul’s Church and Lutheran School, 210 E Pleasant St .; the Village Green, 105-107 N Main St .; Fowler Park, 438 N. Oakwood Ave .; and City Beach, 324 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The parade of illuminated Venetian boats will begin at 8:30 p.m., followed by fireworks over the Okauchee Lake Canal at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4. Spectators can gather between Golden Mast Restaurant, W349 N5293 Lacy’s Lane, and Hideaway Bar and Grill, N55 W34657 route E.
The fireworks will be at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at Lakefront Park, 222 W. Wisconsin Ave.
There will be an Independence Day celebration from 11 am to 2 pm on July 3 at Veterans Memorial Park, 410 N Lake St. Fireworks begin at dusk by the lake.
St. Francis will have a celebration on July 4th at Milton Vretenar Park, 4230 S. Kirkwood Ave., featuring a 2 pm parade, food, music, activities and fireworks. Details are still pending, so check it out https://tinyurl.com/StFrancisJuly4 for more information.
Saukville will have a celebration on July 4, starting with a parade at 1 p.m. followed by festivities at Grady Park, 110 W. Dekora St, as well as twilight fireworks in Peninsula Park, 303 E Clay St.
A parade and fireworks will take place on July 4th. The parade begins at 3 p.m. on East Kensington Boulevard. It will head south on Oakland Avenue to River Park on East River Park Court. Fireworks will be held at 9:00 p.m. or at dusk at Estabrook Park, 4400 N. Estabrook Drive.
Fireworks will be held at 9:20 p.m. on July 4 at Sussex Village Park, W244 N6125 Weaver Drive. The full fireworks display can be seen from the hill in front of the Lions Den Building in Village Park.
The city will celebrate its 125th anniversary as well as July 4th with a parade and fireworks on Sunday July 4th. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Cutler Park, 321 Wisconsin Ave. Fireworks will be held at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road. The doors will open at 7:00 p.m., the fireworks display will start at 9:30 a.m.
The fireworks will take place at 9:15 pm on July 4th. The public is encouraged to view the Hart Park display, 7300 W. Chestnut St. The parade will be held at 9 am on Monday, July 5, heading west on North Avenue between 80th and 104th streets.
There will be fireworks at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday June 26. Recommended vantage points include Racine Avenue and Loomis Road.
The parade will start at 11:30 a.m. on July 4 on Kent Avenue and Silver Spring Drive and will run east to Marlborough Drive, then south to Chateau Place, ending at the southeast corner from Cahill Park. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Klode Park, 5960 N. Lake Drive.
Victoria Magee contributed to this story.