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Wauwatosa Independence Day Celebration

June 26, 2011

Wauwatosa Independence Day Celebration




Monday, July 4th – 2011 One Nation One People








Parade - 9:00 AM - North Avenue




The 78th year celebration is one of the largest parades in the state and features over 100 units. The parade proceeds on North Avenue between 104th Street and 80th Street. This year’s parade will include several new marching bands, Floats, Veteran Associations, Antique Autos, and Special Olympians.




There’s something for everyone in the parade.








This year’s Parade Marshals are Judy & Mike Doyle




Founders of the Tosa Skateboarders United project at Hart Park








Our 2010 Distinguished Citizen, Carolyn Dressler was nominated and selected for her outstanding community service in Wauwatosa.








Events at Hart Park




7300 W. Chestnut Street








12:30 PM – 4:00 PM - Family Fun at Hart Park




Family fun will continue after the parade at Hart Park.




Jo Don Farms: Pony and Camel Rides, petting zoo until 3:00 PM




Music On The Move: Inflatable Rides and Musical Entertainment until 9:00 PM




Milwaukee Public Theatre Performers. Wauwatosa Lion’s Club Beverage Tent




Children bring bikes, buggies, and wagons to decorate and parade












12:30 PM - Children's entertainment including face painting and live entertainment!!!




1:00 PM ~ Parade of decorated doll buggies, tricycles, bicycles, and coaster wagons.




1:30 PM – Poms Performances, Esprit Corps Performances, and Jugglers.




2:30 PM – Games and Races start








9:15 PM – Fireworks Spectacular!




Sponsored by Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin




Fireworks will be launched from 70th Street, near the bridge.




Fireworks can be viewed best from the open area between 70th – 72nd Street.








This Independence Day Program is coordinated by the Wauwatosa Civic Celebration Commission. Wauwatosa's Mayor appoints volunteers to this commission to plan and present two major events for the




City of Wauwatosa – the Memorial Day Observance and Independence Day Programs.








If you would like more information on these events, please contact the:




Wauwatosa Special Events Hotline at (414) 479 -8988




Or visit our Website at








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