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Mayor Barrett to Participate in City's 4th of July Celebrations

July 1, 2014

Celebrate the 4th MilwaukeeSince 1911 the City of Milwaukee has provided its citizens, neighbors and visitors with a friendly celebration of America’s independence. This year the City is pleased to continue Milwaukee’s tradition of celebrating the 4th of July in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Mayor Tom Barrett is looking forward to another year of celebrating Independence Day all around Milwaukee. As the city gears up for many celebrations, parades, festivals and contests, Mayor Barrett will be making his way around the city, celebrating the holiday with local Milwaukee residents.
The schedule of events for the day is as follows. Scheduled times are approximate and subject to change.  
9:00am to 9:40amHumboldt Park Parade (Parade Start: Kinnickinnic & Linus St.)
10:00am to 10:40amLake Park - Games, balloon clown, kid’s crafts, kid’s tattoos
11:00am to 11:30amEnderis Playfield Watermelon Eating Contest
11:40am to 12:00pmJackson Park Assembly – Doll Buggy, Bikes, Trikes & Coaster Wagons
12:30pm to 1:15pm – Lunch at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center
3:00pm to 3:30pmWashington Park Decorated Doll Buggy & Coaster Wagon Contest
3:40pm to 4:00pmGordon Park - Live music and family activities




Celebrations are held at:

Alcott Park
Enderis Playfield
Gordon Park
Humboldt Park     
Jackson Park
Dr. M L King, Jr. Park
Lake Park 
Lincoln Park
Mitchell Park
Noyes Park
Sherman Park
Washington Park
Wilson Park 

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Celebrate the 4th of July safely!
Fireworks are illegal in the City of Milwaukee.



Milwaukee County Parks Milwaukee's 4th of July Celebration would not be possible without the support and cooperation of Milwaukee County Parks.
Additional support provided by Milwaukee Public Schools recreation division.


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200 E. Wells Street
Room 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202  

(414) 286-CITY (2489)

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Phone: 414-286-2200
Fax: 414-286-3191 

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