Area 4th of July Events


Eau Claire - Carson Park at 10 p.m.
Altoona - Cinder City Park at 10.
Menomonie - Wakanda Park at 10
Augusta -- Lake Eau Claire at dusk
Chippewa Falls - Mallard Resort at dusk
Lake Wissota - near The Edge at 10
Lake Holcombe - Paradise Shores at 10
Black River Falls - Lunda Park at 9
Rock Falls - Offutt Park at dusk


10:00 am - 4:30 pm Paul Bunyan Camp Open (Carson Park)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm An Old-Fashioned Family fourth of July (Chippewa Valley Museum)
11:30 am - 8:00 pm Fairfax Pool public swim (Fairfax Park)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Train Rides (Carson Park Depot)

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm WAXX Boom Box, Rock 'N Roll to Go & Festival Foods Cart (Pine Pavilion Event Area-Carson Park)
6:00 pm Eau Claire Predators vs. Eau Claire Crush (Football Stadium)
6:05 pm Eau Claire Express vs. Madison Mallards (Carson Baseball Stadium)
10:00 pm Festival Foods "FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA" (Sponsored by Festival Foods)


Carson Park
Phoenix Park
Half Moon Lake
Lakeview Cemetery


Fairfax Maxx
Medical Station
City Vehicle Display
Parks & Recreation Games/Booth


Four Inflatables
Fun Zone

4th of July Tractor Pull

12:00 Noon

Northside Park, Thorp, WI

Tractor Pull with $5.00 Admission, kids 10 and under are free.



3:00 pm

Sarge Boyd Bandshell in Owen Park - Eau Claire

The EAU CLAIRE MUNICIPAL BAND features vocalist Nicole Harper in its annual salute to the nation. Enjoy an AFTERNOON of family-oriented programming at the city’s premier outdoor performance venue. Relax under the shade of a mighty maple or a towering elm and take in the sounds as some of the Chippewa Valley’s most versatile musicians share their vast repertoire of pieces that are uniquely American. Entertaining, educational. Pie & ice cream social. Seating provided or bring your own. Sarge Boyd Bandshell in Owen Park - Thursday, July 4 at 3:00 pm. For more information, visit or call (715) 834-9715. FREE.


Fourth of July Celebration

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chippewa Valley Museum

The Chippewa Valley Museum in Eau Claire's beautiful Carson Park will hold its 21st annual Independence Day celebration on Thursday, July 4, with events from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free.

The all-day celebration combines such traditional activities as wool spinning demonstrations and spelling bees with fresh family fun such as temporary tattoos. Other events include patriotic music by a brass quintet, cake walks, carnival games, an honor guard, a civil war encampment, a folk singer, and pony rides.

The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., which includes an hour on either side of the event.


Wisconsin Rapids City Band

7:00 pm

Centralia Center in Wis. Rapids

Free Holiday Concert

July 4th Kickball, Parade, Fireworks

Offutt Park at Rock Falls, south of EC Parade 3pm; fireworks at dark, kickball games all day; great concession stands

July 2/3/4 kickball tournament; 3pm parade; dark - fireworks; games start at 9 am to 7 pm.

Jenny Gruber, 715-875-4656;

2013 FreedomFest

2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Lower Wakanda Park Menomonie, WI

Our Annual FreedomFest celebration takes place at Wakanda Park on the 4th of July, the day begins with a 1Mile/5K Run/Walk sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System. Starting at the lower park at 2PM you will find children's inflatable, live music, Senior Bingo, tasty food from vendors, crafters. FreedomFest 2013 ends with a spectacular Fireworks display at 10PM!

Bean bags, Kubb and bouncy houses for the kids at 5
Concert at 7 from Big Backyard
Beer garden and food
The fun starts at 5 o'clock.. with live music kicking off around 7.. and then fireworks at 10 pm at Cinder City Park.

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