SUMMER 2021 - 4th of July Festival

The 4th of July Commission is committed to hosting our 53rd annual Fourth of July celebration as usual pending any Covid-19 modifications/restrictions required by county, state, and/or federal authorities.

"Celebrate Your Independence"

Festival Schedule

Non-Profit Amusement/Concession Form

Main Parade

Parade begins at 1:00 p.m. on July 4

The parade will be on National Avenue, starting at Coffee Road and proceeding west to Al Stigler Parkway.

National Avenue from Sunnyslope Road to Moorland Road will be closed from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. National Avenue from Moorland Road to Calhoun Road will be closed from 12:30-3:00 p.m.

Parade Participant Letter

Parade Registration Form


July 4 at 10:00 p.m. in Malone Park

Please note: It is against city ordinance to have sparklers, punks, fireworks, and open fires on the festival grounds.

Cornhole Tournament

July 3, 5:00 p.m.

Advanced registration required!

Sign up online or at the Recreation Office by June 28

Entry Form

Pie Bake Off

July 3 - Check-in begins at 5:30pm

Rules/Entry Form

Pie Letter

Entertainment - Main Stages

4th Bands 2021


Hours and Wristband Specials

Mini Parade

July 4th at 9:30 a.m.              (lineup starts at 9 a.m.) 

For children 11 years old and younger with decorated bikes, tricycles, and wagons. Located in the City Hall parking lot and no pre-registration is required.4th of july mini parade flyer 2021


Are you traveling to the area for our 4th of July Festival? The Holiday Inn Express and Suites is offering a great room rate of $99! Please contact Melanie Bauer directly at 262-787-0700 or email to reserve your room today!

Shuttle Buses/Parking/Ride Share

July 3rd


July 4th

Generously donated by Durham Bus Services, shuttle buses will run from after the Main Parade until 11:30 p.m. from the old Walmart, Holy Apostles, and Ronald Reagan Grade School to the festival grounds.

General Parking Map

More Information

For more information about the 4th of July Festival and Parade please contact the 4th of July Coordinator via email or at 262-754-1805.