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WaunaBoom Fireworks in Waunakee Wisconsin

July 4th Family Celebration

July 4, 2024
2:00-10:30 PM
Ripp Park at 213 Dorn Dr.


Celebrate Independence Day with us at WaunaBoom in the Village of Waunakee! This event is free and offers a variety of entertainment, including live music, food carts, free family activities, an F-35 flyover by the 115th Fighter Wing at 6:15 pm, and an impressive fireworks display.

We appreciate our sponsors and volunteers, who help make WaunaBoom possible. We welcome donations and volunteers to support this fantastic event.

Please note that for everyone's safety, the Waunakee Police Department does not permit fireworks, sparklers, pets, or alcoholic beverages in the park. Only authorized vehicles are allowed in the park on the event day. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled to July 5th from 4:30 - 10:00 pm.


To make the most of your WaunaBoom experience,

review the park map and bus map when planning your day.



Free Family Movie in the Park

Enjoy free movies and popcorn on the jumbotron at Bishops Bay Country Club's WaunaBoom Theater. Stay tuned for more information.


3:30 - 9:00 pm

Spectacular WaunaBoom Fireworks Display

Make sure to stay for the impressive display by our valuable partner, Chrome Fireworks and Displays. The show begins when the western horizon is entirely dark and is accompanied by music. Following the finale, lights will be turned on throughout the park to ensure our guests' safe departure.


9:45 pm



Bags Tournament at WaunaBoom

Enjoy our open and free cornhole boards in the beer tent. Sponsored by Lexus of Madison. You must be 21 years old to enter the beer tent. Children must be with a guardian.

2:00 - 9:30 PM

Cornhole Boards

F-35 Flyover

The Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing will fly over during the national anthem around 6:15 pm. The beer tent or surrounding area is the best place to watch the flyover. It is recommended to arrive 5-10 minutes early to secure a good spot. A big shoutout to the flight and ground crews for their service and dedication!

6:15 PM

F-35 Flyover

Free Firetruck Experience

Enjoy the free firetruck experience. Use a fire hose, see the fire engine, and meet Waunakee's volunteer firefighters!

2:00 - 6:30 PM


Free Glitter Tattoos

Add some sparkle with free glitter tattoos! Sponsored by our friends at Minuteman Press.

2:00 - 7:00 PM

Glitter Tattoos

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Bump, spin, and race at WaunaBoom's bumper car battle! Free and unlimited fun from our generous sponsors. Drivers must be 8+ to operate solo. Small children can ride with guardians.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Bumper Cars

People enjoying the free climbing wall

Enjoy free and unlimited rock climbing on Adventure Rock's 25 foot portable climbing wall.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Climbing Wall

Ninja Warped Climbing Wall at WaunaBoom

Clear Vision ProWash sponsors our exhilarating Ninja Warped Wall challenge. Prepare to unleash your inner ninja at WaunaBoom! Conquer towering 10- and 12-foot climbing walls in the ultimate test of strength and agility. It is open to all daredevils aged 10 and above, and it's free. Are you up for the climb?

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Ninja Wall

Ready for the WaunaBoom Bike Parade

Get ready for the kids' bike parade by decorating your bike, trike, wagon, or wheelchair for free from 2-2:45 pm, followed by the parade from 2:45-3:00 pm.

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Kids' Bike Parade

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One Community Bank sponsors free pony rides. Four hand-led ponies from Haven’s Petting Farm.

2:00 - 6:00 PM

Pony Rides

Remote Control Race Cars at WaunaBoom

DCAR David’s Certified Auto Repair sponsors the free and unlimited WaunaBoom race track, featuring six remote-controlled trucks and cars racing around a 32’ x 40’ track complete with jumps.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

RC Race Course

Free Balloon Artist

A WaunaBoom favorite, Neil the Real Deal will be twisting free balloon sculptures all afternoon.

2:00 - 7:00 PM

Balloon Artist

Free Petting Farm

One Community Bank sponsors WaunaBoom's free petting farm, featuring a variety of cute animals such as a zebra, bunnies, chicks, lambs, goats, ducks, a mini potbelly pig, llamas, a mini horse, and a mini donkey from Haven's Petting Farm.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Petting Farm

Phantom's Revenge Pirate Ride at WaunaBoom

Embark on a swashbuckling adventure aboard TDS’s Phantom’s Revenge! This free ride swings back and forth, hosting up to 12 pirates, ensuring a thrilling adventure for all! Get ready for high-seas excitement!

2:00 - 8:00 PM

The Pirate Ship

Free Bubble Table

Enjoy free fun activities like playing with the bubble table, sidewalk chalk art, selfies, and hopscotch.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

More Fun Things



Enjoy WaunaBoom Food Carts

Athens Grill

Ben's Soft Pretzels

Charlie's Cakes and Shakes

Charlie's Grab Joint


Curd Girl

Frios Gourmet Pops

Gloria's Mexican Restaurant

Indian Creek Kettle Corn 
Jakarta Café
Kona Ice of Madison

Melvin the Moo Truck

Nemmas World Tour
Pancho's Tacos

Pizza Hut

Sabor Queretano

Travelin' Tom's Coffee Truck

Beer Tent


The Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce beer tent serves Anheuser-Busch, Octopi Brewing, and The Lone Girl Brewing Company. You must be 21 years old to enter. Children can enter with a guardian. The beer tent is open from 2 - 10:15 pm.




Livable Communities
Village of Waunakee
Town of Westport
Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce
Zellner Family
Lexus of Madison

DIAMOND SPONSORS: $2,500 – $4,999

Waunakee Remodeling

Phil and Betty Willems

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Hovde Properties
OCB Waunakee
Bishops Bay Country Club
Minuteman Press
DCAR David's Certified Auto Repair

GOLD SPONSORS: $1,000 – $2,499

Kraus Anderson
Collision Masters
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Waunakee Rotary International
Pellitteri Waste Systems
M3 Insurance
Waunakee Rental
Stranders Sanitary Service

SILVER SPONSORS: $500 – $999

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Bright Star Senior Living Assisted Living and Memory Care a Higher Standard
Strand Associates
May Vision Center
Karls Family Dentistry
DNS Dental Laboratory, Inc.
Stevens Construction
Home Again Living Assisted
Waunakee Tribune
Top Cut Lawns Waunakee WI 608-850-4387
Madison Medispa
Premier Builders Inc
US Cellular
Waunakee's One Stop BP
Summit Credit Union
Pharo Heating & Cooling
Pharo Marine
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP Attorneys
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Fredrick Electric Call 608-206-1633
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Veridian Homes
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BRONZE SPONSORS: $100 – $499


Acker Builders

Adler Insurance

Advanced Concrete

Best Dressed Windows/Van Wie Family

Hill's Wiring

Meffert Oil Co.

Neil's Liquor

Northridge Church

Vacation Designers


Volunteer at WaunaBoom


It takes a village to run WaunaBoom. We need volunteers to help make this a huge success for our community. Sign up for your spot and time.

Please Donate to this Free Event


Please join our sponsors to keep this a free event. Make a tax-deductible donation today. Donation stations will be located at the park entrances.



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