July 4th Parade

  • Host:

    Lions Club of Waterford

  • Date:

    July 4, 2023

  • Kids Parade:

    Start: 10:30
    Registration: in person at 9:30
    Location: Milwaukee & Main

  • Main Parade:

    Start: 11:00
    Registration: Use Form below
    Check In: 5th & Aber starting at 9:30
    Parade Start: 7th & Main
    Route: goes west to Milwaukee St. and then North to Trailside School

  • Contact Us

July Fourth Parade Theme: "In God We Trust"

The parade will step off on July 4th at 11:00 am. We ask that you pre-register for the parade. Once we have your registration, we will mail you the parade route and rules. Please fill out form below or download the mail-in form and return to:
Scott Gunderson
P.O. Box 7
Waterford, WI 53185

If you have any questions, please call parade chairman Scott at 414-581-3157 cell. If no answer, please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks and see you at the Parade.

We would like to encourage people of all ages to participate in the parade. In the past, floats have been made with much imagination and creativity, in keeping with the parade theme. As in the past, all entrants in the parade that wish to be judged will be eligible for a cash prize. Cash prizes are awarded to first and second place in several divisions.

  • Best of Parade (one winner who best portrays the theme) $250
  • Commercial Entries 1st $100, 2nd $50
  • Non-Commercial Entries 1st $100, 2nd $50
  • Open Class Entries 1st $100, 2nd $50
  • Automotive (trophy, no cash)
  • Tractor (trophy, no cash)

The 2022 Parade winners:

Best of Parade:
St Peters Lutheran Church

Commercial:
1st - Crazy Train
2nd - Athletico Physical Therapy

Non-Commercial:
1st - Burlington Senior Center
2nd - Home In Waterford, Neal Ellenberg

Open:
1st - Western Racine Co Special Olympics
2nd - Cub Scout Pack 324

VEHICLES
1950 & Newer Stock:
1st - Jack Reesman, 58 Ford Fairlane
2nd - Joey Zubarik, Chevrolet Silverado

Tractors:
1st - Boyd Aldrich, Farmall Super C
2nd - Dennis Kramer, John Deere

The parade is sponsored in part by: Avidity Science, Chance's Restaurant, Dawes Contract Carriage, HyPro Inc., Kevin Schmitt Siding, Rogahn Electric, Skyline Landscape Design LLC, Spanky's Sports Bar & Grill, The Equitable Bank SSB, Today's Child Learning Academy, LLC, Waterford Family Dental

And:
Witte Supply Bruno's Restaurant Lauer Financial Fluegge Optical

Registration Form