#ExploreFoxCities 4th of July

Celebrate the anniversary of our country's independence in the Fox Cities!

With family-friendly activities and festivals including fireworks, parades, music, food and more, we've got something for everyone! Here is your guide to some notable celebrations in our area. Have a safe and happy fourth!

Appleton 4th of July Celebration

July 3rd - The Fox Cities best fireworks show in Appleton Memorial Park! The celebration offers kids games, live music, and local food vendors followed by an amazing fireworks performance, put on by Festival Foods. Festivities begin at 4:00 pm with fireworks at dusk, approximately 9:15 pm.

Community Fest

A community event in Neenah and Menasha on July 3rd & July 4th to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Check out the website for a event details.

July 3rd - 3:30pm-10pm: Cookout all day at Curtis Reed Square in Menasha featuring live music performers. At dusk there will be a Pajama Jam at Shattuck Park in Neenah. Be sure to secure your spot for the Parade of Lights starting at 9:15 pm and stick around for the after party.

July 4th - 8:00am-11:00pm: There will be events all day long at Riverside Park in Neenah and Jefferson Park in Mensha, including the YMCA Liberty run, pancake breakfast, petting zoo, family activities, Webfooters Water Ski Show, live music, food, Festival Food's Neenah & Menasha Fireworks display and much more!

Fireworks Boat Cruise

July 3-4
Looking for a great view of the fireworks? Join Fox River Tours on their 32 passenger canal boat for a one hour cruise before anchoring at the most perfect spot to watch the fireworks! Price includes a sandwich with chips, cookie and one drink.

July 3 – Kimberly Fireworks Cruise: Depart from the Riverheath dock and head to Little Chute and Kimberly.
July 4 – Neenah & Menasha Fireworks Cruise: Depart from Lutz Park to Fritse Park in Fox Crossing.

Fox Firecracker 5K Run/Walk

July 4th
The Fox Firecracker 5K Run/Walk is a family-friendly yet competitive event in starting in Hydro Park and going through scenic areas of Kaukauna with a patriotic salute along the way. Every finisher will receive a finisher medal and American Flag! Stick around after the race for live music, apple pie, skydivers, fireworks, and the UW Marching Band!

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