LVW will be kicking off the celebration for our Nation's Birthday with the Menomonee Falls Independence Day Parade on Friday, July 3. The parade start time is 7:00 PM. This has been a great parade for LVW in the past, as there are MANY LVW family, friends, and alumni attending.
Menomonee Falls Parade Route Map
Saturday, July 4
Happy Birtday, America! Our day begins with the RACINE 4th Fest Parade. Follow this link to a very informational page for the Racine 4th Fest Parade. This parade is one of the top destinations in all of America for July 4th, as rated by USA Today. On this page you will find helpful information, including a great “beginner’s guide" to enjoying the parade. Racine has become one of our favorite parades! It truly is an event worthy of it’s designation from USA Today. If you are able to attend, you will be treated to more Red, White, and Blue than you have seen in years. See you there!
The Racine Parade begins at the corner of Goold Street and Main Street, and runs south on Main until 14th Street. This is our longest parade of the year, with a distance of 2.6 miles! A link to a map of Racine is located on our Schedule page.
Follow this link to information for the Somers July 4th Parade. This will be a special parade, as it is the 50th Anniversary of their parade! It will begin at 2:00 PM, and will run straight through Somers, home town of LVW member school Shoreland Lutheran HS! The parade begins at Shoreland Lutheran HS, east on Somers Road (Hwy E) to 72nd Ave (ends at Somers Elementary School). A link to a map of Somers is found on our Schedule page.
Finally, we head to the Hales Corners Fourth of July Parade, which begins at 4:00 PM. A map of the parade route in included on the Hales Corners information link below. Not to be outdone by Racine, Hales Corners also has a community celebration for the Fourth of July, and you can see what is happening there by clicking on the link below.
Hales Corners July 4 Schedule of Events