Independence Day festivites
Area communities will celebrate the July 4 with parades, fireworks, music and picnics.
Independence Day celebrations begin with a parade at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, in downtown Waupaca.
At 11 a.m., the Knights of Columbus will host a chicken barbecue in the upper shelter of South Park.
At 6 p.m., Chain Skiers will perform a water ski show on Rainbow Lake behind the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.
At 9:30 p.m., there will be fireworks over Shadow Lake at South Park.
Activities will take place Tuesday, July 4, at Cottrill Field at Hatten Stadium.
At 6:30 p.m., food will be served by the Hatten Stadium Foundation.
At 7 p.m., The Mustard Seeds will perform a concert and there will be children’s games hosted by New London Parks and Recreation.
Fireworks are scheduled at 9:45 p.m.
Rain date: Wednesday, July 5.
The Clintonville A’s fireworks show will be held Monday, July 3, at Don Jirschele Field.
Food, music and activities start at 5 p.m. with fireworks slated for dusk.
In case of rain, the event will be held on Wednesday, July 5.
Fireworks will be at dusk on Monday, July 3 at Olson Memorial Park in Iola. In case of rain, the fireworks will be rescheduled for July 4.
Fireworks will be around 10 p.m., Thursday, June 29 at the rodeo grounds.
Amherst Family Fun Fest, at the Amherest Fairgrounds, 4504 Fairgrounds Road, Amherst, starts at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 4, with a vintage car parade.
Chicken, soda and beer, will be from 11 a.m., until it is sold out, and activities for children will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fireworks will be at dusk.
Fremont’s celebration will include a Webfooters Water Ski Show and fireworks on Sunday, July 2 and Kiddie Parade on Tuesday, July 4.
The free Webfooters show will be from 5:45-8 p.m. Sunday, July 2.
The Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual fireworks.
The fireworks will be shot off at dusk on July 2, across from the Webfooters’ stands.
On Tuesday, July 4, the Fremont Fire Department will sponsor the annual Kiddie Parade.
Registration for the parade will begin at 9:30 a.m., across from Premier Bank.
The parade will begin at 10 a.m.
There will be hot dogs, soda and prizes.
The city of Weyauwega’s celebration will be Monday, July 3, at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds.
There will be free music, a bounce house and obstacle course for childern and fireworks.
The music will begin at 6:30 p.m. and go until the fireworks begin, which will be around 9:30 p.m.
Families are encouraged to bring chairs, food and beverages, as concessions will not be sold at the event.
The Kiddie Parade will step off at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at the Cloverleaf Lakes boat launch on County Trunk Y. Later that day, the Pontoon Parade will circle the lakes starting at 6:30 p.m. off Gibson Island.
Participants are encouraged to decorate their boats and compete for a cash prize in the CLPA Pontoon Parade. Best of Wisconsin is the theme and prizes are $100, $75 and $50.