Check out these fireworks displays in Waukesha and in the surrounding area.
Fourth Of July
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
From fireworks to parades to community festivals, here's a look at what's happening around the Milwaukee area on Independence Day.
Here's your guide to Fourth of July celebrations happening throughout the metro Milwaukee area. Unless otherwise noted, all events are taking place on Wednesday, July 4. Bayside: Bayside's parade begins at Bayside Midde School at 9 a.m., ending at Ellsworth Park with an ice cream social and Bayside's Best Dog Competition. More on the Bayside celebration. There will be no fireworks display in Bayside. Brookfield (city): The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. on Gebhardt Road near Brookfield Central High School, turns north on Calhoun Road, west on North Avenue, south on Norhardt Drive, ending at Civic Drive. From 6 to 9 p.m. Family Fest will be held at Mitchell Park, with the band Our House, Heads Up Juggling and magician Glen Gerard. Also on tap…
Monday, June 25, 2012
Despite ceasing highway construction around Fourth of July, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation expects delays.
If you thought halted highway construction around the Fourth of July would alleviate your traffic worries, think again. Though summer construction will cease July 3 until July 5, Milwaukee-area drivers can expect delays with police efforts to enforce speed limits and prevent "other dangerous driving behavior," according to a press release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The DOT expects major traffic delays on peak travel days: June 29, July 3-4 and July 8. In the release, a DOT official urged driving caution in work zones, citing five traffic-related deaths during last year's Fourth of July season. About 120 law enforcement agencies across the state will take part in traffic enforcement from July 3-5. Drivers can expect …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
High school students from Greenfield march in parade
The Waukesha July 4 parade theme was "Traveling the USA." To see photos of the parade, click here. Many different community groups marched in the parade, including the Waukesha North High School marching band. Also in the parade was the Whitnall High School marching band, which is comprised of students from Greenfield.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Getting the kids decked out in all red, white and blue? Feasting on a delicious barbecue? No matter how you're celebrating, you can post your pics here on Waukesha Patch.
Fourth of July is just around the corner, promising family fun, yummy food and plenty of red, white and blue. Show the rest of the Waukesha community how you're celebrating by posting your photos here on Waukesha Patch. Uploading photos to Patch is easy. Just click the link where it says "Manage your photos and videos" underneath the photo box on this story, select the photos you want to share from your computer and hit "upload." Your name will already be in the credits, so all you have to do is add the caption by clicking on "edit your photos." When you're done, just click "save." You can also send your images and captions via email to Sarah.Millard@patch.com (Approximately 1 MB is ideal.) Whether you've got shots of the family barbecue, …
Community to gather at two big events today.
Waukesha will be celebrating Independence Day with a community parade in the morning and a fireworks show at night. Here is all the information about the July 4 celebration planned for today: Wondering what is going on in neighboring communities? Patch ran a list of area shows last week. That information can be found here. And wondering what fireworks you can and can't blow off in the city? The Waukesha Police Department provided that information last week as people prepared for their Independence Day celebrations. Hint: sparklers are great in this community. Have a great July 4.
Friday, July 1, 2011
City gives information about parade route.
The July 4 parade in Waukesha is set to begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Cutler Park. The parade ends at Frame Park. The City of Waukesha’s engineering department has sent out a map of the parade route, which begins to assemble at 9 a.m. in Cutler Park. Parade staging will be on West Park Avenue, Prospect Court and Carroll Street. The parade route is: the intersection of Maple Ave. and Wisconsin Ave., proceed west on Wisconsin Ave., north on N. West Ave., east on W. Main St., north on Buckley St. and northeast on Baxter St. to the Schuetze building. The parade is expected to conclude and disband at 12:30 p.m. Hospital emergency route traffic will be maintained at the intersection of Wisconsin Ave. and N. West Ave. in the northbound to westbound …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Looking for a new Fourth of July experience? Check out these options in southeastern Wisconsin, including a water ski show, nationally recognized parade and Milwaukee's huge fireworks display!
Fourth of July is here! Nearly every local community has a fireworks display or parade celebrating our nation's birth. Here's a select few to consider visiting this year ... Big Show Milwaukee's big fireworks display, the US Bank Fireworks, is July 3 at 9:25 p.m. Click here for July 4 fireworks shows in Milwaukee parks. Cameras Ready! Click here to learn How to Photograph the Fireworks.