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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! 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.

We are grateful to our sponsors and volunteers for making WaunaBoom possible. We welcome your contribution if you want to volunteer or donate to support this free event.

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.


To make the most of your WaunaBoom experience, review the schedule of events, park map, and bus map when planning your day.



The Band Pink Houses Band

Livable Communities sponsors Pink Houses! This nine-piece, Wisconsin-based band is a non-stop party of your favorite Rock, Pop, Country, and R&B hits. Their live show is a high-energy, nonstop journey through some of your favorite tunes from the 1980s to now.


2:00 - 5:30 pm

Boogie and the Yo-Yoz Band

Livable Communities sponsors Boogie and the YoYozThe hottest party band in Wisconsin and maybe Iowa! This band is a Waunakee favorite. They are always moving, singing, and entertaining. Get some food, and a cold beverage, and dance the evening away.


6:30 - 9:30 pm

Spectacular WaunaBoom Fireworks Display

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.


9:45 pm



Bags Tournament at WaunaBoom

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

Bags Tournament

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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

F-35 Flyover

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!

6:15 PM

F-35 Flyover

Face Caricature Artists at WaunaBoom

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

Face Caricatures

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 Inflatable Called Toxic Meltdown

Jump over or duck under two spinning foam arms to stay on your podium. Who will be the last one standing at WaunaBoom? You must be 10+ years old to play this free activity. Sponsored by our friends at Minuteman Press!

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Toxic Meltdown

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

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

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

Free Pony Rides

Free pony rides sponsored by One Community Bank. Four ponies will be hand-led from our friends at 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 temporary bling with free glitter tattoos! Sponsored by our friends at Minuteman Press.

2:00 - 7:00 PM

Glitter Tattoos

Mechanical Bull

Stop by the beer tent to ride Waunakee Remodeling's "Bucky" the bull for free. You must be 10+ years old to ride.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Mechanical Bull

Free Petting Farm

One Community Bank sponsors our free petting farm. Pet a zebra, bunnies, chicks, lambs, goats, ducks, mini potbelly pig, llamas, a mini horse, and a mini donkey from Haven's Petting Farm.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

Petting Farm

Free Bubble Table

Experience other free activities like the bubble table, sidewalk chalk, selfie station, and hopscotch.

2:00 - 8:00 PM

More Fun Things

Meet our Four Princesses for Free

Experience a free meet and greet with our four princesses from Princess My Party!

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Princess My Party



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

Waunakee Remodeling

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. Signup to volunteer today.

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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