July 4th Parade

  • Host:

    Lions Club of Waterford

  • Date:

    July 4, 2024

  • 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: "Sweet Land of Liberty"

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 2023 Parade winners:

Best of Parade:
Waterford FFA

1st - Artistic Piano/Waterford Stillhouse
2nd - Schauer Power Center

1st - Home In Waterford
2nd - Camp #15 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

1st - Waterford Cannon Project
2nd - Dena McCormick

1950 & Newer Stock:
1st - Jack Reesman, 58 Ford Fairlane
2nd - Chuck Torosian, 68 Mercury Cougar

1950 & Newer Modified:
1st - AJ Dawes
2nd - Lance Poltrock

1st - Lee Ann Michelau, John Deere D w/plow
2nd - Boyd Aldrich, Farmall Super C

The parade is sponsored in part by: Bennett Fairview Excavation & Grading, Chance's Restaurant, Custom Grading, Doc's on the Fox, Home in Waterford, HyPro Inc., NORMCO Heating & Cooling, LLC, The Equitable Bank SSB.

Lauer Financial

Registration Form