Independence Day Events 2019
Holiday Flea Market – Thursday, July 4th & Friday, July 5th 7am-4pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Find great items for any occasion at this popular flea market. Come see the treasures and give them a new home. Admission is $2 per adult. For more information, please call 715-526-9769.
Music in the Park – Hip Pocket (R&B Rock) July 1st Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm (6pm in Aug). City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. Food will be available.
Antigo 4th of July Parade – Thursday, July 4th 7pm 10th Avenue, Antigo. The Fourth of July parade will start at the Antigo Middle School and end at Antigo High School. Come & enjoy the holiday watching the parade. Lots of floats, cars, & candy are sure to make this event a special treat. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
City of Antigo Fireworks Display – Thursday, July 4th Dusk Antigo High School, 1900 Tenth Avenue, Antigo. After you have enjoyed the Fourth of July parade, get ready to enjoy the fireworks! Parking is along Western Avenue, Sunset Drive, & Tenth Avenue. There is also parking available in the high school parking lots. You can tune in to WATK 900 AM to hear patriotic music to accompany the festivities.
Music in the Park – Antigo Community Band (Variety) – Thursday, July 4th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm (6pm in Aug). Antigo High School, 1900 10th Avenue, Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. Food will be available.
Bass Lake Shebang & Fireworks – Saturday, July 6th 6-11pm Bass Lake Country Club, W10650 Bass Lake Rd, Deerbrook. This event is open to the public. The festivities will begin at 6 pm at Bass Lake Country Club with food and specialty drinks followed by the Live Band – Santy & Son entertaining from 7-11pm. There will be a buffet style menu offered for only $10 per person. The awesome fireworks display will light up the night sky over Bass Lake Golf Course starting at 10pm! We will see you for all the fun!
Annual July 4th Celebration-Thursday, July 4th 11am Bonduel. HUGE Parade 11am. Music, ball games, food and other activities at the Village Park in the afternoon. Fireworks 9:45pm. For more information, go to villageofbonduel.com.
Bonduel Civic Association Classic Car – Sunday, July 7th 8am-3pm Cedar Park, 617 W. Green Bay St., Bonduel. 9th annual event with seven classes of vehicles. This show consists of classic, sports, muscle vehicles (just to name a few), along with motorcycles. Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each class. Food and beverages available. For more information, please call 715-758-2402.
3rd Annual Forest County Festival – Friday, July 5th – Sunday, July 7th Crandon International Raceway, 10104 Hwy. 8, Crandon. It is event unlike any other. Free carnival rides, fair food and fireworks at dusk on Saturday evening. Parking is $5. Come and join the fun.
4th of July Fireworks at Mole Lake – Friday, July 5th Dusk. Mole Lake Casino Lodge, Crandon. Bring your chairs & blankets for the Mole Lake fireworks show. Located in the rear parking lot of the Mole Lake Lodge Conference Center.
Big House Legionnaire Mudd Challenge – Saturday, July 6th 8am Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, 10104 US Highway 8 W, Crandon. The Big House Legionnaire Mud Challenge, a 5 mile run, is designed for promoting physical activity and great family, muddy fun. What a great way to support the communities we all live, work and play in…as well as have some fun in the mud! There is plenty of room for spectators to watch the messy fun and visit our sponsors’ booths. Amateurs, competitive & elite athletes will be competing for prizes & bragging rights. For more information, go to www.legionnairemudchallenge.com or call 715-784-0308.
4th of July Parade – Saturday, July 6th Noon, Lake Avenue, Crandon. Join us in downtown Crandon as we line Lake Avenue to watch the floats go by. Bring your lawn chairs and candy bags!
4th of July Boat Parade & Picnic – Saturday, July 6th Boat Parade 2pm, Picnic 3pm. Charlie’s Lake Metonga Resort, 4163 E. Lakeview Street, Crandon. The annual boat parade begins in front of Charlie’s Lake Metonga Resort. There are no special theme requirements, just show your creativity and have fun — all boats, pontoons, jet skis welcome. The parade takes about 1 hour to travel the shoreline around the lake and return to Charlie’s just in time for the start of the picnic at 3pm. All members, friends of the association and the general public are encouraged to attend and enjoy the day with food, friends and fun. We encourage you to volunteer to help with set-up and tear-down and some other activities. For more information, contact Gary Goeman firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-940-8873.
Elcho Music on the Green – Quarry Road – Wednesday, July 3rd 6pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available starting at 5:30pm. The music will be starting at 6pm. All Elcho Music on the Green performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine! For more information, please call David Schindler at 715-610-5856.
Quarry Road Pre-Fireworks Celebration! – Friday, July 5th 5pm Sunset View Resort & Tavern, N11594 Post Lake Dr., Elcho. Join us for a 4th of July celebration on the 5th at Sunset View Resort & Tavern! Quarry Road will be live on the patio starting at 5 pm! Then, the Upper Post Lake fireworks display will be immediately following, in front of Sunset View! For more information, please call 715-275-3906.
Elcho Fire & Rescue Street Dance – Saturday, July 6th Noon-Midnight, Sno-Devil’s Park, Riordan St., Elcho. Tons of raffles, food and games all day! Fireworks will be at dusk. Live music from 8 pm to midnight. All proceeds benefit the Elcho Fire & EMS.
Elcho 4th of July Fireworks – Saturday, July 6th Dusk, Elcho football field, Elcho. Come to Elcho to see an amazing fireworks display as we celebrate our nation’s birthday.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Annual Chicken BBQ – Sunday, July 7th Noon The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. “Chicken BBQ” potato salad, baked beans, salad bar, dessert, & coffee! Bar open all day! Cost $12. There will be other attractions all day! All are welcome! For more information, please contact Mark Klopfer at 262-720-4856.
Gresham 4th of July Festivities – Saturday, July 6th 11am Veteran’s Park, Gresham. The parade is at 11am. There will also be a craft & vendor show from 11am-5pm, a BABA game between Gresham an Marion at 1pm, food & drinks, raffles, the Spitfire Rodeo band starting at 7pm, with fireworks at dusk. For more information, please contact Karly Curtain at 715-853-2225.
4th of July Festivities – Thursday, July 4th 2:30-10:30pm Downtown (Hwy. 47 & Rainbow Road), Lake Tomahawk. Parade (2:30 pm). Concessions at Snowshoe Park (starting at 3pm). Snowshoe baseball (starting at 7pm). Fireworks follow the game. Please call 715-277-2602 for more information.
Laona’s 4th of July Parade and Celebration – Saturday, July 6th Noon-10pm. Laona’s annual 4th of July celebration will be on Saturday, July 6th with the parade at noon in downtown Laona. Fireworks will begin at dusk at the baseball diamond off County Highway H.
Leopolis Triathlon – Thursday, July 4th Registration 9-10:30am, race start time 11am; parade at 1:30pm. Leopolis. The triathlon is sponsored by the Leopolis Booster Club and consists of three different races — the jock class (50-yard swim, 12-mile bike and 5-mile run), the beer belly (50-yard swim, 5-mile bike, 2-mile run) and the 16 & under (50-yard swim, 5-mile bike and 2-mile run). Also included in the festivities are a parade, ball game, lunch, entertainment & trophies. For more information, please call 715-524-2139.
4th of July Fireworks – Thursday, July 4th Dusk MARC Smith Center, 1100 MARC Dr., Merrill. Sit back and watch the sky while it lights up with an array of color. Bring the family for a picture before the show begins. Food trucks on site.
Kids from Wisconsin – Sunday, July 7th 6:30-8:30pm Merrill High School, 1201 N. Sales St., Merrill. The Kids From Wisconsin revue is produced in collaboration with some of this country’s best writers, arrangers, and choreographers. Costumes are designed and created in Broadway style, adding to the already exciting performance. Please call 414-266-7067 for more information.
4th of July in Minocqua – Thursday, July 4th 3:45pm Downtown, Minocqua. Celebrate Independence Day by joining the fun in downtown Minocqua. The kiddie parade starts at 3:45pm & pre-registration is not required. Children should gather on the sidewalk near Redman Realty (corner of Park Street West & Hwy. 51 South) by 3:15pm. All bikes, trikes, wagons & strollers may be decorated in red, white & blue. No motorized vehicles are allowed in the kiddie parade. After the parade, bring a blanket or lawn chair & head to Torpy Park for a free musical performance at 5:30pm. The Min-Aqua Bats will perform a special show for the July 4th crowd beginning at 7pm at the Aqua Bowl on Lake Minocqua. The group has provided free, thrilling water ski shows for over 50 years each summer. After watching the parade & the water ski show, head to your favorite firework viewing area on land or water & settle in for the remainder of the night. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Monico Fire Department 4th of July Celebration – Wednesday, July 3rd 4pm Monico Fire Department, Monico. There will be food, raffles & fun with fireworks at dusk
Mountain Fireworks Celebration – Saturday, July 6th 10am Bill Lazansky Community Building, Hwy 32/64, Mountain. The day starts with the craft fair at 10am, horseshoes at 10am, dart tournament at 1pm, with fireworks at dusk. There will also be food, refreshments, meat wheel and bouncies for the kids! All at the Bill Lazansky Community Building. Sponsored by the Mountain Fire Dept. Auxiliary.
Phlox 4th of July Celebration – Friday, July 5th & Saturday, July 6th Games start at 11am Norwood Memorial Park, 506 Graham Ave., Phlox. Come watch the Annual Semi-Fast Pitch Softball Tournament at the Norwood Memorial Park. Stick around Saturday night for the Phlox Fireworks display! Food and refreshments available. No carry-ins. Everyone welcome! Please call 715-489-3492 for more information.
Celebrate America 2019 – Wednesday, July 3rd 4pm Northwoods Inn, N8905 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. Join us for a fun filled family event including Gimme Skynyrd, a Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band, with opening act Aaron Jay, followed by an amazing fireworks display. Food & drinks are available. Ample parking with shuttle bus available. Gates open at 4pm and the music starts at 4:30pm. For more information, go to northwoodsinnpickerel.com.
Pickerel Family Fest – Sunday, July 7th 11am-5pm Quig’s Maplewood Golf Course driving range, N10357 Potrykus Dr., Pickerel. A family-centered community festival promoting Pickerel area’s amenities in an atmosphere of fun and games. Kids’ games, vendor booths, live music, raffles, prizes, food, beer & wine, and more. For more information, please call Amy Quig at 715-484-4218.
Post Lake 4th of July Fireworks – Friday, July 5th Dusk, Post Lake. Firework display will begin at dusk over Upper Post Lake. For more information, please call Sharon at 262-492-3179.
Post Lake 4th of July Boat Parade & Fun Fest – Saturday, July 6th 1pm Post Lake. Post Lake Boat Parade will be starting at 1pm. The boat parade will be parading around Upper Post Lake starting at Fisher’s Resort. The Fun Fest will begin be from 4pm to 11pm at the Post Lake Improvement Association (PLIA) building on the corner of Hwy K and Post Lake Drive. Games and prizes for all ages. Paddle Raffles, 50/50 drawing. Magic tricks, food, drinks, and live music in the outdoor pavilion. For more information, please call Sharon at 262-492-3179.
4th of July Parade – Thursday, July 4th 10am Kiddie Parade, 11am Main Parade. Downtown (Brown St.), Rhinelander. Come & enjoy this annual tradition as Rhinelander celebrates the 4th of July. See the floats, hear the music & connect with friends! The parade starts at the police station on Frederick Street, heads south on Brown Street and continues on to Courtney Street before ending on Rives Street. Fireworks at dusk. For more information, please call 715-369-1814.
Fireworks In Shawano – Wednesday, July 3rd Dusk. Shawano Airport, N5468 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-524-2139.
Concert in the Park – Act III Tuesday, July 2nd 7-9pm Three Lakes.The Three Lakes Concerts in the Park series seeks to promote groups whose members live and play right here in the Northwoods. A variety of genres and groups are featured. Bring your chair, a picnic and enjoy a relaxing evening of good music. Popcorn, soda, and water will be available for purchase; all proceeds benefit the Three Lakes Historical Society and Museum. In case of rain, the performance will be held at the Three Lakes High School auditorium. For more information, please call 715-546-2295.
Three Lakes Flea Market – Wednesday, July 3rd 8am-2pm Cy Williams Park, 1704 Superior St., Three Lakes. The Three Lakes Flea Market is held every Wednesday from the first Wednesday after Memorial Day until the Wednesday before Labor Day.
Three Lakes Aqua Devils Water Ski Show – Wednesday, July 3rd & Thursday, July 4th 6:30-8pm Phyllis B. Felland Memorial Water Ski Park, 854 Golf Course Loop, Three Lakes. The Aqua Devils put on exceptional waterski shows every Wednesday and Saturday at 6:30 pm from June 15 to August 10th with a special show on the 4th of July. The Aqua Devils are passionate about waterskiing and enjoy dazzling audiences with ballet, swivel, trick skiing, pyramids, jumping, and barefooting. Team members range in age from four to adult and include many second and third generation members, some of which are state and nationally ranked. For more information, go to http://www.aquadevils.org.
Lions Club Pancake Breakfast – Thursday, July 4th 7-11am Three Lakes High School, 6930 W. School St., Three Lakes. Come get a delicious pancake breakfast at the Three Lakes School.
4th of July in Three Lakes – Thursday, July 4th 9am Three Lakes. Plan a fun-filled day in Three Lakes on July 4th with lots of things to do! Start the day at 9am with the Lion’s Club parade. After the parade, everyone is invited to Don Burnside Park where the party continues with a variety of food and flea market vendors, many supporting local organizations. A band will also be performing, courtesy of the Red Suspenders organization of Three Lakes. The Aqua Devils Water Ski Show will perform around 6:30pm. And the 4th of July wouldn’t be the 4th of July without fireworks at dusk at Don Burnside Park. Don’t miss any of the fun! Plan a memory-making day and enjoy the time with your friends and family in Three Lakes. For more information, go to threelakes.com.
Tigerton 4th of July Block Party – Thursday, July 4th 11am-6pm Community Park, Tigerton. There will be kid’s games, food, music by Second Edition from 3-6pm and a silent auction with fireworks at dusk behind the high school. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Tomahawk Chambers Annual Arts & Craft Fair – Wednesday, July 3rd 9am-3pm Sara Park, 900 West Somo Ave., Tomahawk. Sponsored by the Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce. Crafts, jewelry, clothes, garden decor, furniture & much, much more! Come & enjoy the great vendors along with plenty to eat and drink. For more information, please call 715-453-5334.
Music on the River – Wednesday, July 3rd 6pm Veterans Memorial Park, E. River St, Tomahawk. FREE live music series at Veterans Memorial Park. Bring your chairs, picnic dinner and your favorite beverage and enjoy music along the Wisconsin River. Hip Pocket is performing. This group is a local favorite and we have invited them to return. A ten member band playing classic rock, R&B, contemporary big band and so much more . Excellent instrumentation and vocals. For more information, please call 715-453-5334.
Pow Wow Days 5K/10K/1 Mile Races – Thursday, July 4th 7am Registration Veterans Memorial Park, North 4th Street & East River Street, Tomahawk. 5K/10K races start at 8:30 sharp & the Mile Fun Run begins around 9:30, after the majority of the 10K participants have finished. Pre-registrant bib & t-shirt pick-up for all races starts at 7am under the gazebo in the park. The last few years we have had between 600-700 participants! Once again we will have a July 4 Independence Day “Most Patriotic” costume contest with prizes for the runners with the top 3 outfits. Please call 715-612-8975 for more information.
Tomahawk’s Pow Wow Days – Thursday, July 4th Downtown, Tomahawk. Annual 4th of July celebration in Tomahawk. Kids’ Games starting at 10am at Veterans Memorial Park with a running, frog-jumping contest for kids. Lions serving food and refreshments downtown beginning 9am; Chicken barbecue begins 10am downtown; Parade at 1pm downtown followed by Tomahawk Fire Department water fights; Kwahamot Water Ski Show 8pm, Kwahamot Bay off North Fourth Street. Fireworks at dusk, visible from SARA Park and Kwahamot ski area. For more information, please call 715-453-5334.
VFW Musky Masters Tournament – Saturday, July 6th 6am-4pm Lake Mohawksin, SARA Park boat landing, Tomahawk. For more information, please email: email@example.com.
Townsend Centennial 4th of July Celebration – Thursday, July 4th 10am Townsend Fire Garage, 17937 Front St., Townsend. The Townsend Festival committee will host an arts & crafts fair at the Townsend Fire Garage from 10am to 4pm. There will also be food, & beverages served and live music by Lovin’ Country. The 4th of July Parade starts at noon. Fireworks at dusk at the Townsend Ball Park, 17861 Pickerel Lake Rd., Townsend. For more information, please call Janet at 715-276-6427.
Trump Lake Independence Day Regatta – Saturday, July 6th 5pm Trump Lake Pavilion, Trump Rd., Wabeno.
White Lake 4th of July Celebration with Fireworks – Saturday, July 6th Come and experience a day full of fun and festivities. The day starts off with the Possum Run with the 1 mile run at 7:30am and the 5K & 10K at 8:15am. Parade starts at noon from the corner of Bissel Street and Church Street with the 132nd Army Band WI National Guard, White Lake American Legion & VFW Color Guard, and White Lake High School Band. Parade will happen rain or shine. At 8:30pm there will be a boat parade on the lake with fireworks over White Lake at approximately 9:30pm. Community organizations provide food and refreshments after the parade at the Lake Pavilion. For more information, please call Doug at 715-882-2246.
Music at the Depot- Lovin Country & Dark Horse – Saturday, July 6th 1pm White Lake Depot, Lake Street, White Lake. Lovin Country will be playing at the depot platform from 1-3pm and Dark Horse from 5-9pm. Food & refreshments will be available. The rain site will be at the Lake Pavilion. For more information, please contact Judy Peterson at 715-216-2450.