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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, 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 an impressive fireworks display.

We would like to express our appreciation to our sponsors and volunteers who help make WaunaBoom possible. If you would like to contribute, 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. 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 schedule of events, park map, and bus map when planning your day.



Free Family Movie in the Park

Enjoy free family movies on Bishops Bay Country Club's jumbotron at WaunaBoom theater's double feature. Check back for details.


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 will begin when the western horizon is entirely dark and will be 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 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

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At 2 pm, a Black Hawk helicopter from the 1st Battalion of the 147th Aviation Regiment will land in the park. You can see the helicopter for free at the baseball field until 4:30 pm. We thank the generous flight and ground crew members for donating their time.

2:00 - 4:30 PM

Black Hawk Fly-in

F-35 Flyover

The Wisconsin Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing will fly over during the national anthem around 6:15 pm. The best place to watch the flyover is the beer tent or its surrounding area. 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

Remote Control Race Cars at WaunaBoom

The WaunaBoom race track features six remote-controlled trucks and cars racing around a 32' x 40' outdoor track complete with jumps. Guests can enjoy unlimited racing for free. Check out our friends at RC Party Crashers.

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 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

Learn Disc Golf for Free

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

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

Free Pony Rides

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

2:00 - 6:00 PM

Pony Rides

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

Free Bubble Table

You can also enjoy other fun and free activities such as playing with the bubble table, creating beautiful artwork on the sidewalk with chalk, taking pictures at the selfie station, or hopping around with hopscotch.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

More Fun Things



Enjoy WaunaBoom Food Carts

Food Carts

Ben's Pretzels

Charlie's Cakes and Shakes

Charlie's Grab Joint

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

Curd Girl
Frios Gourmet Pops

Jakarta Café
Kona Ice of Madison

Pancho's Tacos

Pizza Hut

Rib Masters

Sabor Queretano

Travelin' Tom's Coffee Truck

Beer Tent


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.




Livable Communities
Village of Waunakee
Town of Westport
Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce
Zellner Family
Lexus of Madison
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DIAMOND SPONSORS: $2,500 – $4,999

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Phil and Betty Willems

Clear Vision Window Cleaning and Power Washing
Hovde Properties
OCB Waunakee
Bishops Bay Country Club
Minuteman Press

GOLD SPONSORS: $1,000 – $2,499

Collision Masters
Kraus Anderson
Waunakee Rotary International
M3 Insurance
WKOW 27 News
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Pellitteri Waste Systems
Karri Kane Realty Executives Cooper Spransy
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

Wes Reynolds

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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Zoe's Pizzeria
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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

Capitol Bank

Hill's Wiring

Kearney Tax & Financial Services

Meffert Oil Co.

Neil's Liquor

Northridge Church

OPA's Custom Woodworking

Point B Wealth Advisors

RG Heating & Air Conditioning

Town Planner

Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

Vacation Designers


Volunteer at WaunaBoom


It takes a village to run WaunaBoom. We’re in need of volunteers to help make this a huge success for our community. Please check back to sign up.

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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