Independence Day Festivities

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Start with the parade and stay for the fireworks!


2018 Independence Day Schedule

Rescheduled Fireworks:

The 2018 fireworks were postponed due to weather to July 25 at 9:15 pm. Please join us after the Tosa Tonight concert for fireworks.


Join us for the parade on North Avenue. The 84th year celebration is one of the largest parades in the state and features over 95 units. The parade proceeds West on North Avenue between 80th and 104th Street. This year's parade will include several new marching bands, Floats, Veteran Associations, and Antique Autos.

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Parade Start Time: 9:00 am

Events at Hart Park

Family fun

4:00 - 9:00 pm: Inflatable rides, musical entertainment, food and drink concessions available

Entertainment at the Rotary Stage

6:00 pm: The Radio Rosies

7:30 pm: Chicago Rewired


9:15 pm: Fireworks Spectacular


Item Email
General Questions John Hallanger
Public Relations Mike Morgan
Parade Dan Lofy
Memorial Day Program Mike Anich
Volunteers Wendy Venske
Fundraising Brit Swisher
Fireworks Bob Brunow
Evening Program Hart Park Jamie Swisher


Volunteers Welcomed

Help support the Independence Day & Memorial Day Observance Programs with the Wauwatosa Civic Celebration Commission. If you are interested in helping with these events or would like more information, please contact the: Wauwatosa Special Events Hotline at (414) 479-8988.

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