4th of July Celebrations in Brookfield & Beyond< Back to blog
Brookfield is a vibrant city about 10–15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee that has just about everything—tons of shops and stores, plentiful parks and nature, established neighborhoods and newly constructed apartments, fantastic schools and scores of community events, such as a well-known 4th of July parade and celebration.
Wimmer has seven unique communities in Brookfield, including the three residences at The Club, plus the brand-new Poplar Creek luxury community that opened in spring 2019 (pictures here). Poplar Creek is located near The Corners of Brookfield, an upscale shopping and entertainment complex.
Poplar Creek offers 1- and 2-bedroom luxury apartments, an outdoor pool and sundeck, yoga studio, park, pet-grooming spa, maker’s room, fitness center, state-of-the-art clubhouse with caterer’s kitchen, community coffee bar, BBQ and 24/7 parcel service—all for private use by Poplar Creek residents.
So, to celebrate the opening of Poplar Creek and its new residents moving in, here’s a roundup of 4th of July activities in the city of Brookfield as well as an overview of celebrations that will occur in nearby towns.
Brookfield July 4 Celebrations
What: A classic Independence Day parade featuring floats, bikes, marching bands and more
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Along Gebhardt Road, Calhoun Road, North Avenue and Norhardt Drive
Ice Cream Social & Flag-Raising Ceremony
What: Free ice cream, plus the ritual raising of the American flag and other entertainment
When: Immediately after the parade ends
Where: Civic Plaza
What: A family event featuring live music, food and beverages, magic and comedy shows, face painting, bounce houses and inflatable playgrounds and other kids’ activities
When: 6–9:17 p.m.
Where: Mitchell Park
What: Brookfield’s annual fireworks display, which takes place right after Family Fest ends
When: 9:17 p.m.
Where: Mitchell Park
Rain Date: July 5
Nearby Communities with 4th of July Celebrations
Even if you live in the city of Brookfield, you may want to branch out a bit and explore nearby towns’ parades, festivals and activities, especially because several communities’ celebrations last for multiple days and boast a variety of different activities and attractions.
Most events take place on July 4, 2019, but take note that some events span several days, begin on July 3, and/or last until July 5.
- New Berlin: Parade, fireworks and festival
- Town of Brookfield: Parade and picnic
- Menomonee Falls: Parade and fireworks
- Pewaukee: Parade, water ski show and fireworks
- Waukesha: Parade, airplane flyover, free ice cream for kids and fireworks
- Oak Creek: Parade, festival activities and fireworks
- Greendale: Parade, festival, music/entertainment and fireworks
- Greenfield: Parade, flag ceremony, festival activities and fireworks
- West Allis: Concert, festival and fireworks
- Hales Corners: Festival, children’s parade, 4-mile run and fireworks
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