July 4th Family Celebration
July 4, 2024
Ripp Park at 213 Dorn Dr.
Celebrate Independence Day with us at WaunaBoom in the Village of Waunakee! Enjoy live music, food carts, free family activities, a Black Hawk fly-in at 2 pm by the 147th Aviation Regiment, an F-35 flyover by the 115th Fighter Wing at 6:15 pm, and a spectacular fireworks display.
Please note that for the safety of everyone, we do not allow fireworks, sparklers, pets, or alcoholic beverages. In case of rain, the event will be moved to July 5th from 4:30 - 10:00 pm.
Watch free family movies in the park on Bishops Bay Country Club's jumbotron! The WaunaBoom theater presents the DC League of Super-Pets (PG) at 3:30 pm and the Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG) at 7:30 pm.
MOVIES IN THE PARK
3:30 - 9:00 pm
Stay for the impressive display by our valued partner, Chrome Fireworks and Displays. The show starts when the western horizon is completely dark. During the show, music will be playing. After the finale, lights will turn on around the park to ensure a safe departure for our guests.
Sponsored by Lexus of Madison. Teams register from 2-3 pm in the beer tent. The team entry fee is $50 to be eligible to win cash prizes. Play starts at 3 pm. Must be 21 years old.
Register 2 - 3 PM
A Black Hawk from the 1st Battalion of the 147th Aviation Regiment will fly into the park at 2 pm and be on display in the baseball field for free until 4:30 pm. Thanks to the flight and ground crews donating their time!
2:00 - 4:30 PM
Black Hawk Fly-in
The national anthem and F-35 flyover by the Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing happens a little before 6:15 pm. The best viewing is in the beer tent or around it. Arrive 5-10 minutes early. Big thanks to the flight and ground crews!
Our four artists will be creating personalized and hilarious caricature drawings for free! Custom art takes time, so please be patient. Volunteers will share wait times with guests in line. Depending on the wait the line will close between 5:30 and 6 pm.
2:00 - 7:00 PM
Learn disc golf at WaunaBoom! This free introduction to the sport is for anyone over 10+ years old. Swing by the baseball field on the north side of the park at 6 pm.
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Intro to Disc Golf
Who doesn't love a parade? Bring your bike, trike, wagon or wheelchair and decorate it for free from 2 - 2:45 pm. The kids' bike parade runs from 2:45 - 3:00 pm.
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Kids' Bike Parade
Experience other free activities like the bubble table, sidewalk chalk, selfie station, and hopscotch.
2:00 - 8:00 PM
More Fun Things
Charlie's Cakes and Shakes
Charlie's Grab Joint
The Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce beer tent serves beer from Anheuser-Busch and Octopi Brewing. You must be 21 years old to enter. Children can enter with a guardian. The beer tent is open from 2 - 10:15 pm.
DOUBLE DIAMOND SPONSORS: $5,000 – $9,999
DIAMOND SPONSORS: $2,500 – $4,999
Phil and Betty Willems
GOLD SPONSORS: $1,000 – $2,499
SILVER SPONSORS: $500 – $999
BRONZE SPONSORS: $100 – $499
Best Dressed Windows/Van Wie Family
Kearney Tax & Financial Services
Meffert Oil Co.
OPA's Custom Woodworking
Point B Wealth Advisors
RG Heating & Air Conditioning
Trinity Academy of Irish Dance