SUMMER 2022 - 4th of July Festival

The New Berlin 4th of July Commission is excited to host the 54th annual Fourth of July celebration Saturday, July 2nd from noon to 10:00, Sunday, July 3rd from noon to 10:00 and Monday, July 4th.  Check back after the New Year for continued updates and/or follow us on Facebook!

"Celebrate Your Independence"

The New Berlin 4th of July Commission is now accepting applications for food vendors and charities allowed on grounds during festival.  Please return completed application directly to Polly Oldenburg, New Berlin 4th of July Coordinator at 3805 S Casper Drive, New Berlin WI 53151-0921

Non-Profit Amusement/Concession & Food Vendor 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.

In the interest of public safety and fairness, the New Berlin 4th of July Commission requests that parade spectators refrain from placing items or roping off areas along the parade route prior to 7:00pm July 3rd.  Thank you for cooperation.


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


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 (TBA)                    July 4th (TBA)

More Information

The theme for 2022 will be “Celebrating Community”!  Our goal will be to incorporate and highlight as many business, youth groups and non-profits as possible.  Please reach out to Polly Oldenburg at or at 262-754-1805 with your ideas on how you can help make that happen.

Pie Bake Off

The New Berlin 4th of July Commission is excited to share the names of the winners for the Pie Contest that took place on July 3rd.  We would also like to express our appreciation to our Pie Contest Sponsor – Big Tuna; and to our community partner – Friends of the New Berlin Public Library, who helped cut and sell all the entries.  Congratulations to all and we look forward to seeing everyone back in 2022!


  • 1st  Laurie De Moss
  • 2nd  Ann Marie Menzel
  • 3rd  Sarah Dunmire


  • 1st  Mark Geske
  • 2nd  Kristin Cullaz
  • 3rd  Emily Sanfelippo


  • 1st  William Menzel
  • 2nd  Skylar Kumprey
  • 3rd  Rachelle Bartels


  • 1st  Kristin Cullaz
  • 2nd  Laurie Demoss
  • 3rd Tim Kroupa

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.

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