Fourth Ward Neighborhood Action Team photo

JANESVILLE — The 4th of July 2024 is on Thursday this year and area communities are planning parades, fireworks and more. The forecast is partly cloudy with a high of 83.

JANESVILLE: Stop by Fourth Ward Park on the 4th of July for a parade and picnic. They’ll start the parade around the park at 11 a.m. Come early to decorate your bike or scooter and eat after.

MILTON: Milton’s annual 4th of July celebration runs from Wednesday, July 3, 2024 to Sunday, July 7, 2024 and includes live music, a softball tournament, car show, a parade, and the Rhythm & Booms Fireworks Show. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m. on the 4th, with fireworks shortly after 9 p.m. FULL SCHEDULE
Cost:  Free admission (Free Parking)
Location: Schillberg Park – 301 W High St – Milton, WI 53563

BELOIT: Gather at Riverside Park in Beloit for the annual Pops on The Rock event on July 4th. The City of Beloit and the Beloit-Janesville Symphony Orchestra team up to host the annual patriotic concert and fireworks show in honor of Independence Day. The concert kicks off at 7:30pm at the Harry Moore Pavilion on Thursday, July 4, 2024, followed by a dazzling fireworks display once the sun sets. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the free show. FULL SCHEDULE