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Wauwatosa Independence Day Parade

Jul 4, 2023 @ 9:00 am


Bring your family to the Wauwatosa Independence Day Parade for the 4th of July in 2023!

Wauwatosa Independence Day Parade

In 2023 only, the 4th of July parade has a new route due to construction on the usual route. The parade will leave from the Hoyt Pool parking lot at 9:00 am, with lineup beginning at 7:30 am. The parade will then proceed north on Swan (92nd Street) to North Avenue, then turn right on North Avenue to 76th Street.

Date: Monday, July 4, 2023
Parade Start Time: 9:00 am

The afternoon program begins at 1:00 pm at Hart Park, located at 73rd Street and Chestnut Street. The program consists of judging of decorated bikes, coaster wagons, doll buggies, and battery-operated children’s vehicles. The afternoon program is also a food drive for Tosa Cares Food Pantry. Bring one non-perishable food item to register decorated bikes, wagons, etc. Activities such as games and face painting will also be available, as well as free ice cream.

Entertainment at The Rotary Stage begins at 5:00 pm, with the Esprit Petites, Jackson Park Orchestra, Esprit Juniors, and Esprit Seniors.

Evening Program and Fireworks

The evening program at Hart Park begins at 7:00 pm with music. Residents are encouraged to stay for firework viewing at 9:15 pm. The viewing location for fireworks is Hart Park, along 65th Street and River Parkway, with the launch site being 63rd Street and River Parkway.

Find more 4th of July festivities, fireworks, and parades in our 4TH OF JULY GUIDE!

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