Celebrate Independence Day with these Waukesha County festivities

Bring your family and friends to celebrate Independence Day with local July 4 fun with parades, fireworks, and even a waterski show.

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Pewaukee Lake Waterski Show & Fireworks

Enjoy safe and a wholesome family friendly waterski show at Pewaukee Lake Beach on July 4 starting at 6:45pm by the Pewaukee Lake Waterski Club.

The Pewaukee Lake fireworks will be at dusk (roughly 9:30pm), view them from Lakefront Park or the beach.  Come early to check out these pre-fireworks festivities: Beverages being sold (beer, wine, soda, water, popcorn) from the Lakefront Park building from 3:00 pm – 9:15 pm. Additional viewer feedback on locations for watching the fireworks: On the hill next to High St.

Bonus: the ability to avoid the big crowds and far enough away that the big booms aren’t that loud.

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Waukesha July 4 Parade and Fireworks

The holiday celebration kicks off with the Waukesha parade at 11:00am. At dusk head over to the Waukesha County Expo Grounds to get ready for a great fireworks celebration, with the show beginning at 9:30pm

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Old World Wisconsin

Celebrate a 19th century Independence Day at Old World Wisconsin with family-friendly activities such as ice cream making, period sports and games, pie-eating contest, and an interactive old-fashioned parade. Requires a weekend experience ticket, sold here or onsite at Old World Wisconsin.

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Other Lake Country parades and fireworks

The team at Lake Country Family Fun has a comprehensive list of July 4 festivities by communities in our area.

This guide includes other area parades and celebrations for Ashippun, Brookfield, Delafield, Dousman, Elm Grove, New Berlin, Okauchee Lake, Menomonee Falls, Sussex, Watertown and more.

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