4th of July festivities ready to blast off in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- City of Milwaukee residents will be celebrating the Fourth of July with events in more than a dozen parks.

This year, there will be events going on at Alcott Park, Enderis Park, Gordon Park, Humboldt Park, Jackson Park, Dr. M.L. King Center, Lake Park, Lincoln Park, Mitchell Park, Noyes Park, Sherman Park, Washington Park, and Wilson Park.  This year, the theme for the celebrations is “United We Stand Under One Flag.”

The events vary at each site, but most celebrations culminate with fireworks at 9:15 p.m.  Details about the events at specific parks can be found by CLICKING HERE.

The Fourth of July celebrations are a community effort with a city-wide Fourth of July Commission and neighborhood committees ensuring the tradition continues.  The City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County are partners in the efforts.