Fourth of July Events 2024

Get ready for star-spangled spectaculars with the following celebrations taking place this Fourth of July in Wisconsin.

July 2 to July 7: Bean and Bacon Days 


Augusta’s Bean and Bacon Days is a unique community festival celebrating Independence Day and Bush’s Baked Beans. This patriotic event series will feature an assortment of daily fun, with highlights including food stands to indulge in, a petting zoo, cook-offs, duck races, a meet-and-greet with Duke and Jay Bush of Bush’s Baked Beans, face painting, car shows and more. The event also features live music and ends with a grand fireworks display that will light up the night sky.
Cost: Free; subject to purchases. 
For more information: beanandbacondays.

July 3: Independence Day Celebration at Grand Geneva

Lake Geneva

Resort guests are in for a treat this Fourth of July in Wisconsin with an assortment of celebrations taking place at the award-winning hotel, Grand Geneva. These include al fresco dining at your choice of Geneva ChopHouse, Ristoranté Brissago, Grand Café and Links Bar & Grill; swimming and pool lounging; and yard games, ice cream, snow cones, balloon artists, face painting, live entertainment and more on Fairview Lawn. All these activities lead up to the grand event—a massive firework display over Lake Geneva, followed by dancing at Evolve Nightclub from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. July 3 festivities are only open to resort, dining, golf and spa guests. Reservations required.
For more information: grandgeneva.com.

July 4: Wisconsin Dells 4th of July Celebration

Wisconsin Dells

Celebrate Fourth of July in Wisconsin during the Wisconsin Dells 4th of July Celebration, which will take place from 2 to 8:30 p.m. The evening will feature live entertainment from Back2Back and The Swing Crew, fare from a concession stand, kids’ activities, caricature drawings, balloon twisters, face painting and a fireworks display to end the evening on the perfect note. 
Cost: Free. 
For more information: wisdells.com.

July 4: Festival Foods Fire Over the Fox 

Green Bay

Festival Foods Fire Over the Fox has returned for 2024 with bouncy castles, food trucks, live music across a multitude of stages, family-friendly fun and Green Bay’s largest fireworks show at dusk. The event will take place at Downtown Green Bay’s waterfront from 3 to 10 p.m. 
Cost: Free; subject to purchases. 
For more information: downtowngreenbay.com.


July 4: Independence Day Freedom Fest 


Independence Day is in full swing at Deland Park in Sheboygan during Sheboygan’s Independence Day Freedom Fest, taking place from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. This family-friendly event features live music, food trucks and children’s activities. Live music performances include Snake Oil Salesman Acoustic, Bare Bones Blind, MonRo, Drugstore Cowboys, Uncle Neat and more. In addition to the music, this Fourth of July celebration will also showcase a stunning festival firework display over the waters of Lake Michigan. 
For more information: visitsheboygan.com.

July 4 to July 6: Riverfront Rendezvous Festival

Stevens Point

Don your favorite red, white and blue attire and head to Stevens Point for the Riverfront Rendezvous, a three-day festival back for its 40th year on the banks of the Wisconsin River. This Fourth of July in Wisconsin event will feature a lineup of live music performances, bouncy castles, carnival rides, interactive games, food, libations, fishing contests, raffle prizes and much more fun for everyone in the family in honor of Independence Day. The celebration will lead up to a grand firework show over the river at dusk on Saturday, July 6. 
Cost: Free. 
For more information: stevenspoint.com.

City of Waukesha Fireworks

July 6: Lake Lawn Resort’s Independence Day Celebrations and Luau Pig Roast


Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan is inviting hotel guests and locals alike to its Independence Day Celebrations and Luau Pig Roast from 4 to 7 p.m. The feast will feature an all-you-can-eat buffet with roasted pig, grilled hot dogs, burgers, pineapple upside-down cake and more Hawaiian-inspired bites. In addition to the fare, guests can enjoy lawn games and live music from Grumpy Onion. 
Cost: All-inclusive adult tickets are $46; all-inclusive children’s tickets (age 4 to 12) are $20.
Tickets: lakelawnresort.com.

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