2023 4th of July Fireworks & Celebrations in Northeast Wisconsin

Independence Day, 4th of July, fireworks

Independence Day on July 4th is a time to enjoy some fun with the family to celebrate our freedom on our nation’s birthday—festivals, celebrations, family-friendly events, picnics, fireworks, and more.


  • Appleton Area Jaycees Festival Foods Fireworks
  • Where: Appleton Memorial Park, 1620 E Witzke Blvd, Appleton
  • When: July 3, 2023, 4 – 10 pm
  • About: Head to Memorial Park in Appleton for the Fox Cities best firework display! Festivities begin at 4 pm and feature live music, children’s activities, food, and beverages. Fireworks will begin approximately around 9:15 pm. Proceeds support the Appleton Area Jaycees’ Christmas shopping event for underprivileged children in the Fox Valley area. 
  • Facebook Event


  • Kimberly Fireworks for Firefighters
  • Where: Sunset Park, 300 Sunset Park Road, Kimberly
  • When: July 3, 2023, 2 – 9 pm
  • About: Fireworks for Firefighters celebration includes food trucks, music, and games.
  • Facebook Event


  • Neenah/Menasha Community Fest 2023
  • When: July 3 and July 4, 2023
  • Where: various locations in the City of Menasha and the City of Neenah including:
    • Curtis Reed Square, Menasha
    • Shattuck Park, Neenah
    • Riverside Park, Neenah
    • Downtown Neenah
    • Downtown Menasha
  • About: Community Fest is an annual Independence Day celebration co-sponsored by the cities of Neenah and Menasha. The Fireworks show is 9:45 pm on July 4.  Boat parade, food, and live music.
  • Fireworks:
    • Jefferson Park, Menasha
    • Riverside Park, Neenah
  • nmcommunityfest.org

Little Chute

  • When: June 30, 2023
    • 6 pm: Little Chute Diamond Club will sell food and beverages
    • Dusk: Firework Display
  • Where: Doyle Park, Little Chute
  • More Information


  • 4th of July at Menominee Park
  • When: July 4, 2023
    • 4th of July parade starting at 9 am
    • Food Trucks 3 – 10 pm
    • Children’s Amusements Center is Open from 11 am – 7 pm
    • Fireworks at Dusk
  • Where: Menominee Park, Oshkosh
  • About: Festival Foods Fireworks Show and Food Trucks throughout Menominee Park – what better way to celebrate Independence Day than a day in Menominee Park enjoying a variety of cuisines from food trucks culminating with the Festival Foods Fireworks Show! The Oshkosh Parks Department has scheduled a variety of food trucks to be scattered throughout Menominee Park from 3 pm-10 pm on July 4th. Plan to get out and enjoy all the wonderful areas and sites that the park has to offer, sample the food trucks and get your favorite location to watch the fireworks show which will kick off at approximately 9:45 pm. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks show will be rescheduled for July 5.
  • www.visitoshkosh.com/event/4th-of-july-at-menominee-park

Green Bay

  • Festival Foods Fireworks Fire Over The Fox Green Bay
  • When: July 4, 2022, 3 – 10:30 pm
  • Where: Leicht Memorial Park, 128 Dousman St, Green Bay, WI.
  • About: Festivities kick off at 3:00 pm with the Festival Foods Fireworks beginning at 9:45 pm. Listen live with 101.1 WIXX or watch live with Local 5 WFRV.
  • More information about the event including how to reserve seats.

Elkhart Lake

  • Elkhart Lake Fireman’s 4th Of July Celebration
  • When: June 30, 2023
  • Where: Fireman’s Park and Beach on Elkhart Lake, 411 S Lake Street, Elkhart Lake
  • About: Come join your favorite fire department as they celebrate year 125 of serving our great communities! Enjoy live music, fireworks and a parade on Sunday, July 2, 2023
  • More information and updates at elkhartlake.com.


  • The Village of Bonduel Annual Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks
  • When: July 4, 2023
  • Where:
    • Parade Starts: Bonduel High School, 400 W Green Bay St, Bonduel
    • Parade Ends: Village Park, Park St, Bonduel
  • About: Come check out Bonduel’s historical parade celebration starting at 11 am at the high school, located on West Green Bay Street. The large parade proceeds east on Washington Street to Village Park starting at 11 am. Festival after the parade with food, ball games, and live music at Village Park. Fireworks at dusk. Sponsored by the Bonduel Civic Organization.
  • villageofbonduel.com


  • Fourth on the Shore & Subfest, Manitowoc Parade & Fireworks
  • When: July 4, 2023: 8 am – 11 pm
  • Where: The parade will begin at the corner of S. 8th Street and Washington Street, proceed north on S. 8th Street, turn east onto Maritime Drive, and will finish near the Manitowoc Yacht Club, with parade takedown/pick-up happening on Huron Street.
  • About: Celebrate Independence Day in Manitowoc at 4th on the Shore! The annual 4th of July parade kicks off at 10:00 am and continues with live music, food trucks and more in downtown and along the lakefront. 4th on the Shore concludes with the Festival Foods Fireworks Show show at dusk. Subfest at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum is also part of the day of festivities along the lakeshore. The parade begins at 10 am and lasts about an hou
  • manitowoc.org


  • Village of Winneconne Fireworks Over the Wolf River
  • When: July 4, 2023
  • Where: The Fireworks take place over the Wolf River, north of the bridge, on July 4th at dark. Due to the unique location, there are many local, public areas where fireworks can be viewed, including parks and the Wolf River.
  • About: New this year! A daytime display with colored smoke, firebombs and booms at 6 pm. Fireworks begin around 9:45 pm and Annual Fireworks Raffle tickets are available for purchase.
  • Check Facebook Event for updates.

New Berlin

  • Annual City of New Berlin Fourth of July Family Festival
  • When: July 1-4, 2023, Fireworks Show at Malone Park
  • What: 4th of July Family Festival
    • Parade at 1 pm, July 4, at Coffee Road on National Avenue
  • About: Scheduled events include entertainment and diversions for all ages, including rides and games, parade, bands and presentations.
  • newberlin.org


  • Shawano Fireworks
  • When: July 3, 2023, 9 pm
  • Where: Shawano Municipal Airport, 248 Airport Road, Shawano
  • shawanoairport.com


  • Sheboygan Independence Day & Freedom Festival
  • When: July 4, 2023, 9:30 pm
  • Where: North and South Pier, Sheboygan Riverfront
  • About: July 4th festivities include an Independence Day Parade, live music, and more!
  • visitsheboygan.com

Sturgeon Bay

  • Sturgeon Bay Celebrates Fireworks Show 2023
  • When: July 4, 2023, 5-9 pm
  • Where: Sunset Park, 747 N. 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay
  • What: Food, drinks, and an old-fashioned ice cream social begins at 5 pm. Enjoy the fabulous music of Unity the Band until the spectacular fireworks display at dusk. 
  • sturgeonbay.net

Fond du Lac

  • Fond du Lac Symphonic Band Americana Concert & Fireworks 
  • When: July 4, 2023
  • Where: Lakeside Park, Fond du Lac
  • What: The traditional 4th of July concert featuring vocalist Dan Fee, music by American composers, patriotic selections, and stirring Sousa marches. Fireworks on the lakefront at dusk following the concert.
  • fdl.com

New London

  • New London 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 
  • When: July 4, 2023, 6:30 pm
  • Where: Hatten Memorial Stadium at Hatten Park, 801 Werner-Allen Blvd, New London
  • What: Celebrate our great nation inside Historic Hatten Stadium. There will be music and the Hatten Stadium Foundation will be selling food and drinks to continue to raise money to renovate the beautiful stadium. Fireworks at dusk.
  • Check the event for more info.


  • Townsend 4th of July Festival & Fireworks Extravaganza 2023
  • When: July 4, 2023
  • Where: Townsend Ball Park
  • About: Parade at noon. A beautiful firework display at dusk. 4th of July Celebration at the ballpark!
  • lakewoodwisconsin.org

Fireworks will also be in Two Rivers, Kohler, Washington Island & Waupaca.

Where is your family’s favorite place to see fireworks on the fourth? Let us know in the comments below! Happy Fourth!




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