Fourth of July Celebrations!

There's a Fourth of July Celebration near every corner of the Tri-County Kids area. Check out our list below, categorized by community to Find the Fun!

And don't forget to check out our easy guide to area Fireworks!


Fireworks Show & Festivities @ Braun's Deer Run Golf Course

Saturday, July 1

Save the Date! Food,music,drinks, and family fun! Segway rides & a sand trap filled with coins for the kids! Bring lawn chairs & enjoy!

Music starts at 6:00 pm, with fireworks at dusk.

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Elkhart Lake

Independence Day Celebration

Friday, June 30 - Sunday, July 2

Celebrate your Independence in Elkhart Lake. The Volunteer Fire Department does a BANG UP! job with its picnic Friday through Sunday at Elkhart Lake Fireman’s Park and Beach. Great family fun with picnic food and beverages, rides, games, and beach fun. No coverage charge during the 3-day picnic.

Entertainment at Firemans Park:

Band (Friday Night), Band (Saturday Night) and Band playing 1-5 pm (Sunday afternoon).

Fireworks Display on the Lakefront: Friday night at 9:30 pm (rain date is Saturday at 9:30 pm).

Parade: Sunday, festivities start at 11:30 am. Follow the parade to Fireman’s Park where you will enjoy games, activities, beach fun and polka music. Make it a July 4th tradition with family and friends.For other picnic/parade information, call 920-876-3333.

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4th of July Parade, Picnic & Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4

11:00 am - 10:30 pm

11:00 am: The largest 4th of July parade in the area, sponsored by our volunteer fire department.

Community picnic with children games at Civic Park after, sponsored by the Hilbert Lions Club.

Fireworks at dusk!

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Fourth of July Celebration @ Wade House

Tuesday, July 4

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On your way to a fireworks show stop by Wade House and celebrate the nation’s birth as they did in the 1860s.

The traditional reading of the Declaration of Independence takes places from the front porch concluding with a firing in salute of liberty.

There will also be crafts to make and take, infantry drills, and ice cream churning (and sampling) in the kitchen among other activities.

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Destination Kohler 4th of July Sousa Concert @ Ravine Nature Bowl

Tuesday, July 4

8:00 pm

Celebrate Independence Day with a Sousa concert in the Bowl. Food and beer for sale at the event. Bring your chairs and blankets and sunscreen! In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Memorial Theater.

Fireworks to follow concert.

Come out and enjoy this fantastic community event!

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Fourth on the Shore!

Tuesday, July 4

9:00am – 6:00pm Farmer’s Market Open – Downtown Manitowoc

$4 Admission all day long Rig-for-Red Submarine Tours (Included in the price of admission)at the WI Maritime Museum

11:00am – 9:30pm Food at the Salmon Derby, Manitowoc Yacht Club, Manitowoc Marine Band, and Blue Rail Walkway

11:00am – 8:00pm HP Enterprises Kids Fun Zone at the Baymont Inn & Suites – Lakeside

12:00 p.m.*OFFICIAL START OF EVENT* Cobia Whistle Blow at the WI Maritime Museum

12:00pm – 3:30pm “Dr. Bombay with Rod Scheuer” Performing at the Baymont Inn & Suites

12:30pm – 3:30pm “The Gentlemen” Performing at the Manitowoc Yacht Club

1:00pm – 5:00pm “Howard and the BlueGills” Performing at the NEWGLSF Salmon Derby (Manitowoc Marina)

1:30pm – 2:00pm “Ryan Kamien’s Comedy Magic Show” Performing at the Baymont Inn & Suites

4:00pm – 4:30pm “Ryan Kamien’s Comedy Magic Show” Performing at the Baymont Inn & Suites

4:00pm – 6:00pm “Manitowoc Marine Band” Performing at the Baymont Inn & Suites

4:00pm – 7:00pm “Dave Steffen Band” Performing at the Manitowoc Yacht Club

6:00pm – 6:30pm“ Ryan Kamien’s Comedy Magic Show” Performing at the Baymont Inn & Suites

6:15pm – 9:15pm “Happy Schnapps Combo” Performing at the NEWGLSF Salmon Derby (Manitowoc Marina)

7:00pm – 9:30pm “Copper Box” Performing at the Baymont Inn & Suites

9:30 pm Fireworks on the Lakeshore

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Bike Decorating Workshop @ JMKAC

Saturday, July 1 OR Monday July 3

11:00 am -3:00 pm (both days)

All ages!

Beautify your bicycle taking inspiration from artist David Butler. Embellish your bike during these workshops using the supplied materials.

Then join us and the ReBike program in the 4th of July Parade! More Info

4th of July Celebration - Parade, Fireworks, Live Music & More!

Monday, July 3 - Tuesday, July 4

Monday, July 3

Venetian Boat Parade Dusk, Sheboygan Riverfront Sponsored by the Sheboygan Yacht Club

South Pier Carnival Noon – 11 pm

Live Music on South Pier 7 – 11 pm (Between Angler’s Avenue and South Pier Parlor)

Tuesday, July 4

Coulis Cardiology Freedom Run 7:30 am start at the Sheboygan YMCA

King of the Beach Volleyball Tournament 9 am, Sheboygan North Beach

Independence Day Parade 9 am, N 8th Street to Michigan Ave to Broughton Drive Sponsored by Wisconsin Bank & Trust

South Pier Carnival Noon – 11 pm

Castaway Challenge – Cardboard Boat Race 12 pm, Rotary Park Presented by Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan

Big Bang Celebration, Sponsored by Johnsonsville Noon – 11 pm, Deland Park:

12:00 – 2:00 pm, Chad Saunier 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Matt Meyer & the Smooth Riders 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Black Knight 7:30 – 9:30 pm & 10:00 – 11:00 pm, 44 Audible

Sheboygan Jaycees July 4th Brat Fry & Beverages​

11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Each year the Jaycees serve up refreshing cold beverages on the 4th of July at Deland Park. In addition to beer, malted beverages, soda, and water, this year we will also have a brat fry featuring the new brats that will be used at Brat Days 2017.

Fire Performers

Performance in the Park Presented by Sheboygan Theatre Company 4 pm, Fountain Park

Join us for a FREE performance celebrating Broadway and our nation’s birth, along with food, music, and fun! Join us for our brat fry fundraiser right after catching us in the parade, then come on over to Fountain Park for an hour or so of Broadway and patriotic tunes.

Festival Fireworks 9:30 pm launch from South Pier Sponsored by Festival Foods

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Blue Harbor Fourth of July

Saturday, July 1 - Tuesday, July 4