Celebrate 4th of July in the Lake Geneva Area [2015]

Sunday marked the official start of summer – but nothing says summer quite like the 4th of July!  Fireworks, dances, parades, festivals, BBQs, and more…all happening right here in the Lake Geneva area!

In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the list of fireworks throughout the county:

2015 July 4 Fireworks

We also have many great parades happening in the area:

2015 July 4 Parades

 

In addition, several of the area resorts and communities are also hosting 4th of July festivals:

JULY 3

Independence Day Celebration – Old World Wisconsin, Eagle
10 am – 5 pm
Three days of fun, games & patriotic activities! Enjoy old-fashioned activities, like climbing a greased pole, churning ice cream, a pie-eating contest, egg toss, races, Tofschlagen (hit the pot), parlor games, and tug-o-war.

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4th of July Celebration – East Troy Amusement Park, East Troy
3 pm – 1 am
There’s plenty of fun for the whole family – on Friday, enjoy the carnival, the largest beer tent in the area, fair food, a softball tournament, live music, fireworks at dusk, and more!

Grand 4th of July Celebration – Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva
3 – 10 pm
You’re sure to have a grand ol’ time at the Grand Geneva’s celebration.  There’s plenty of fun for all ages, with inflatables, face painters, Midway games, a Grand Picnic, entertainment, UW Marching Band & appearance by Bucky Badger, and fireworks….to name “just a few” of the activities!

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Elkhorn Star Spangled Celebration – Sunset Park, Elkhorn
5 – 10 pm
Start your holiday weekend with a BANG at the Star Spangled Celebration.  Enjoy food & snacks, live music in the bandshell, kids’ activities, plus the fireworks show at dusk.

Whitewater 4th of July Festival – downtown Whitewater
5 pm – 12 am
The fun starts at 5 – with a carnival, live music, beer tent, and food!  Mr. Burgundy and Glenn Davis & The Blues Commission are both playing Friday night, plus fireworks at 10 pm.

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 JULY 4

Let Freedom Ring Festival – throughout Delavan
7 am – 10 pm
Celebrate all day long in Delavan!  Enjoy a pancake breakfast at the fire station in the morning, followed by Carp-O-Rama on Lake Comus at 8. Other activities for the day include a Canoe Regatta, Mill Pond fun, a parade, Phoenix Park demonstrations & activities, live music in the bandshell, and a flag ceremony. The evening concludes with fireworks at Veterans Park over Lake Comus.

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Independence Day Celebration – Old World Wisconsin, Eagle
10 am – 5 pm
Three days of fun, games & patriotic activities!  Enjoy old-fashioned activities, like climbing a greased pole, churning ice cream, a pie-eating contest, egg toss, races, Tofschlagen (hit the pot), parlor games, and tug-o-war.  On Saturday, the Grand Parade through the 1880s village begins at 1:30 pm and features people, animals, and the Harmony Cornet Band.

Whitewater 4th of July Festival – downtown Whitewater
10 am – 12 am
The downtown parades kicks the festivities off, followed by the annual Whippet City Mile Run, a car & bike rally, Minneiska Ski Show, carnival rides, and live music.  The night concludes with a SECOND night of fireworks at 10!

4th of July Celebration – The Abbey Resort, Fontana
11 am – 1:30 am
Resort guests and locals are all invited to join the fun at The Abbey Resort.  Harbor Lawn will be bustling with activities like inflatables, basketball, an obstacle course, face painting, a cookout, and fireworks at dusk.  Enjoy live entertainment throughout the resort in the evening.

4th of July Celebration – Goodland Memorial Park, Sharon
11 am – 9 pm
Enjoy fun activities, a parade through downtown, food, & music in downtown Sharon for their 4th of July celebration all day long.

4th of July Celebration – East Troy Amusement Park, East Troy
12 pm – 1 am
The festivities continue at the East Troy 4th of July Celebration!  Guests can enjoy a Kiddie Parade, softball tournament, wrist wrestling, dart tournament, a car show, carnival, truck & tractor pulls, and live music on Saturday.

4th of July Celebrations – Bloomfield
12 – 10 pm
Celebrate in Bloomfield/Pell Lake, with a parade, food, activities, and fireworks at dusk.  Kids are welcome to decorate their bikes and join the parade!

All-American Grill Out – Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan
4 – 10 pm
It’s fun for the whole family at Lake Lawn, with a cook-out, kickball, laser tag, sand volleyball, games, a kids’ zone, and fireworks over the lake!

Red, White & Barbecue – Geneva National Golf Club, Lake Geneva
5 – 10 pm
The red, white & barbecue heats up at 5, with grilled goodies in the pavilion. Kids will love the inflatables and kids’ activities – and everyone can enjoy live entertainment plus the fireworks over Lake Como.
PLUS:  Geneva National Foundation will be selling glow necklaces, to benefit the disabled of Walworth County.  Look for the table – or the kids with Geneva National Foundation shirts on!

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 JULY 5

Independence Day Celebration – Old World Wisconsin, Eagle
10 am – 5 pm
Three days of fun, games & patriotic activities!  Enjoy old-fashioned activities, like climbing a greased pole, churning ice cream, a pie-eating contest, egg toss, races, Tofschlagen (hit the pot), parlor games, and tug-o-war.

4th of July Celebration – East Troy Amusement Park, East Troy
12 – 8 pm
The festivities continue on Sunday at the East Troy 4th of July Celebration!  Enjoy the area’s largest parade, live music, carnival rides, and the annual East Troy Lions ETBT Ride!

Whitewater 4th of July Festival – downtown Whitewater
12 – 5 pm
Enjoy carnival rides, food, and a beer tent – plus pedal pulls and a petting zoo for the kids!

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If you’re looking for even more fun in the area, check out our Events Calendar.

 

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