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Fourth of July Commission

Celebrate the 4th of July Milwaukee

Since 1911, the City of Milwaukee has provided its citizens, neighbors and visitors a safe and friendly celebration of America’s independence.

In parks throughout the city, families and friends gather for picnics, games, bicycle and doll buggy parades and talent contests. At night the sky is filled with fireworks bursting all over town.

2020 Theme: America the Beautiful

Celebration Event Schedules:


Alcott Park
Enderis Playfield
Gordon Park
Humboldt Park     
Jackson Park - 2019 not available
Dr. M L King, Jr. Park
Lake Park 
Lincoln Park
Mitchell Park
Mitchell Park-Spanish
Noyes Park
Sherman Park
Washington Park
Wilson Park

For current updates, follow these parks on Facebook!

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

The 4rt Milwaukee  

Contact Us

809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3617  


City of Milwaukee Department of City Development Commissioner Rocky Marcoux  


Rocky Marcoux


Phone: 414-286-5800
Fax: 414-286-5467

4th of July Commissioners

  • Cheryl Cieciwa, Chair
  • Judith Kohnlein
  • Patrick Koszuta
  • Naomi Miller
  • Tim Murphy
  • Linda Zellmer

2020 Meeting Dates

  • 4/18/20 - 9 am - 841 N. Broadway
  • 9/19/20 - 9 am - 841 N. Broadway
  • 11/7/20 - 9 am - 841 N. Broadway

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.