Each year, Waukee hosts an all-day celebration of our nation's independence. Activities start at 3 p.m. with a parade through the Historic Downtown that ends at Centennial Park where the fun continues for the rest of the day and night. Bring your friends and family for fun with inflatables, live music from the band Mud Dogs in the evening, food vendors and a great fireworks show after dusk.
Location: Parade begins downtown followed by entertainment and vendors in Centennial Park Time: Parade begins at 3 p.m. with park festivities capping off at dusk with the annual fireworks show Date: July 4, 2018 Fee: Free
There is not a beverage garden at this event, however, alcohol is permitted in the park during the celebration by those ages 21 and older. Sign up for the 4th of July Boy Scout Waukee Troup 178 Fun Run held at 8 a.m.!
Thanks to this year's Fourth of July vendors:
Master Jeong's Taekwondo
Twisted Asian LuCas Concessions
Pop Pops Kettle Korn
Rita's of WDM
Wings and More
Waukee American Legion
Chela's Mexican Food
Woody's Pickle Shack
Papa Firkins Smokeshack
Double M Concessions
Waukee Lions Club
Iowa Tie Dye Guys
Next Level Street Games
City of Waukee-Gas Department
The fun begins at 3 p.m. with a parade through Historic Downtown. Click on the image below for a full-sized view of the parade route.
Everyone is welcome to be in Waukee’s Fourth of July Parade. Registration is not required. Those who wish to participate in the parade should arrive at 2 p.m. at the Vince Meyer Learning Center located at 400 Locust Street. No water balloons or guns will be allowed in the parade.