Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department presents the 2018 Independence Day Activities. The event takes place on Tuesday, July 4th, and this year's theme is "#StarsAndStripes". The parade line-up will take place in the area of Cutler Park, 321 Wisconsin Avenue, with the following schedule.
10 a.m. - Line-Up in the area of Cutler Park
11 a.m. - Parade begins
Please note: City Ordinance 11.22 (i.) & (j.) prohibit dogs in the park.
Children will have an opportunity to participate in the parade by decorating their bikes, trikes, buggies, wagons, and themselves! Children and their parents can line up in Cutler Park beginning at 10:00 am. Bike helmets are strongly recommended. Groups and families are encouraged to enter floats in the parade that reflect the theme "#StarsAndStripes" and meet the minimum standards. No application for the Children's Unit is required. PLEASE NOTE: NO MOTORIZED ENTIRES WILL BE ALLOWED.
Free Ice Cream
There is free ice cream available for children in the parade distributed courtesy of Waukesha Kiwanis Early Risers at conclusion of Parade (Schuetze Recreation Center).
Community organizations, families, and businesses are encouraged to enter a float into the parade. Deadline to register is Friday, June 2, 2017.