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4th of July Activities in the Madison Area

Matt Winzenried

Matt has worked in Real Estate since 2005. He has experience in changing markets and economies...

Matt has worked in Real Estate since 2005. He has experience in changing markets and economies...

Sep 30 3 minutes read

There's no shortage of fairs, festivals, or get-togethers in the Madison Area, and there's no exception when it comes to Independence Day! 4th of July is one of my favorite Holidays; summer weather, good food, and of course the fireworks! Find a way you and your family can celebrate by reading about the different local events below.

Shake the Lake

What: Festival and Firework show
Lake Monona -1 John Nolen Drive - Madison, WI 53703
Jun 23, 2018. 5-11pm

Celebrate Independence Day with the Shake the Lake. The free outdoor celebration features a variety of family-friendly events and activities along the beautiful Lake Monona. Festivalgoers can enjoy an assortment of delicious food and beverages as well as live music, and a show-stopping fireworks display.


What: July 4 Family Celebration
Where: Ripp Park
When: July 4, 2018 / 2:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Waunaboom is the perfect way to enjoy your Fourth of July this year. Music, activities and food will be available as well as an F-16 flyover, Black Hawk helicopter fly-in and large fireworks display.

Monona Community Festival

What: Monona Family Festival
Fireworks launch at Winnequah Firemen's Park
July 3-4, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.

Come on by Monona's annual Community festival for a two-day celebration of the 4th. Watch fireworks, and indulge in the food and activities available at this family friendly event.

Edgerton Fireworks

What: Firework Show
Racetrack Park
July 3, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m.

Seeking a traditional way to celebrate the 4th? Enjoy your July 4th festively with fireworks at Racetrack Park. Spend your night viewing a fireworks display and partaking in various fun, food and activities.

Stoughton Fair

What: July 4 Fair
Mandt Park 400 Mandt Parkway Stoughton, WI
July 4-8, 2018

What more could you ask for? Stoughton Fair provides an abundance of fun family activities including animal shows, food shows, music, drinks and more!

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