Grab your red, white and blue shades and head to Oshkosh for the Fourth of July weekend! 

Fourth of July Parade

4th of July Parade in Oshkosh

Route: Otter Ave to N Main St to E Irving Ave to Menominee Park

The Oshkosh 4th of July Parade begins in downtown Oshkosh at Otter Street and N Main Street and continued north on Main until E Iriving Avenue. It goes east on E Irving Avenue and ends at Hazel Street.
The parade will be on Tuesday July 4th 2023 beginning at 9AM. The parade is usually about 1 hour long.

4th of July Fireworks

4th of July at Menominee Park

Enjoy Festival Foods Fireworks Show and Food Trucks throughout Menominee Park

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than a day in Menominee Park enjoying a variety of cuisines from food trucks culminating with the Festival Foods Fireworks Show! The Oshkosh Parks Department has scheduled a variety of food trucks to be scattered throughout Menominee Park from 3pm-10pm on July 4th. Plan to get out and enjoy all the wonderful areas and sites that the park has to offer, sample the food trucks and get your favorite location to watch the fireworks show which will kick off at approximately 9:45pm. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks show will be rescheduled for July 5. As always, we ask that you take out what you bring in…please help keep our parks clean and beautiful. Celebrate the 4th of July at Menominee Park!

Continue your tradition of spending the day with family and friends at Menominee Park!

  • Menominee Park Zoo open 9 am-6 pm
  • Children’s Amusements Center open 11 am-7 pm
  • 14+ Food Trucks throughout the park from 3 pm-10 pm
  • Reetz Ball Diamonds Concessions from 3 pm - 10 pm
  • Lakefly Cafe from 10 am - 6 pm
  • Train and Water Rentals from 11 am - 7 pm
  • Festival Foods Fireworks Show at Dusk
  • Over 14 food trucks are expected to be in the park from 3 pm to 10 pm. Concessions (including beer) will be sold at the Reetz Ball Diamonds. Train and Water Rentals run from 11 am to 7 pm. And don't forget to check out the Kayak rental kiosk in Millers Bay. Download the app RentFun to reserve your kayak.

Things to Do Outside in Oshkosh

Check out our list of kid-friendly summer activities that will keep the family busy all weekend long! Take advantage of our trails throughout Oshkosh, visit the Menominee Park Zoo, splish splash at Pollock Community Water Park, stroll through the Oshkosh Farmers Market every Saturday - and so much more!

Riverwalk Kids

Grab a Bite to Eat

Nothing is better than dining by the water in Oshkosh. Whether you're docking a boat and grabbing a meal on a waterfront patio, or looking for a spot to simply sip back and relax - check out the many Waterfront restaurants here in Oshkosh!

To learn more about what's happening over the 4th of July weekend - visit our event calendar!

Be sure to tag us in all your 4th of July weekend fun on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to be featured!

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