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…
Greenfield's Fourth of July event is an all-day celebration at Konkel Park and includes a parade, live music and fireworks.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- David Cotey
Monday, June 25, 2012
Break out your lawn chairs, get on your dancing shoes and get ready for an all day fun day in Greenfield on July 4. Members of the Greenfield 4th of July Parade and Celebration Committee has been working hard on the day-long holiday spectacular, which includes a parade starting at 12:15 p.m. Parade participants will begin at South 68th Street and West Layton Avenue and proceed east on West Layton Avenue to Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., entering the parking lot via the east entrance. Eastbound lanes of Layton Avenue will be occupied by parade participants. Last week, event organizer Jeannette Lucero announced former Wisconsin Badger and Green Bay Packer Mark Tauscher will be the parade's honorary grand marshal. The parade will also …