4th of July Festival

THANK YOU to everybody who visited and contributed towards the 51st Annual City of New Berlin Fourth of July Family Festival. We had another great year, and we are looking forward to next year's festival. The information on this page will be updated throughout the year as it becomes available leading up to the festival. Any questions can be directed to 262-754-1805 or nbertsch@newberlin.org.

"Celebrate Your Independence"

Festival Schedule

Festival Tri-Fold Brochure

Non-Profit Amusement/Concession Form

Main Parade

Parade begins at 1:00 p.m. on July 4

The parade will be on National Avenue, starting at Coffee Road and proceeding west to Al Stigler Parkway.

National Avenue from Sunnyslope Road to Moorland Road will be closed from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. National Avenue from Moorland Road to Calhoun Road will be closed from 12:30-3:00 p.m.

Parade Participant Letter

Parade Registration Form

The registration deadline for Fourth of July Fesitval parade entries has now passed. The Fourth of July Commission is no longer accepting applications.


July 4 at 10:00 p.m. in Malone Park

Please note: It is against city ordinance to have sparklers, punks, fireworks, and open fires on the festival grounds.

Cornhole Tournament

July 3, 5:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline June 28

Entry Form


Pie Bake Off

July 3

Rules/Entry Form

Pie Letter

Family Game Night

July 3, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Coordinated by the New Berlin Recreation Department


Main Stages

July 2, 6:00-8:00 p.m. - Miss Kim’s Amazing Animals

July 4, 4:00-5:00 p.m. - Anita’s Dance - East Tent

July 4, 4:00-5:00 p.m. - TBD - West Tent

July 4, 4:00-5:00 p.m. - German Shepherd Dog Club of WI


Hours and Wristband Specials

Mini Parade

July 4th at 9:30 a.m.              (lineup starts at 9 a.m.) 

For children 11 years old and younger with decorated bikes, tricycles, and wagons. Located in the City Hall parking lot and no pre-registration is required.


Are you traveling to the area for our 4th of July Festival? The Holiday Inn Express and Suites is offering a great room rate of $99! Reserve your room by contacting Melanie Bauer at either 262-787-0700 or mbauer@thgproperties.com



Please view the General Parking Map for regular, handicap, and motorcycle parking, and the Uber/Lyft station.

General Parking Map

Uber/Lyft Station

An Uber and Lyft pick-up/drop-off station will be located in the Safety Building parking lot (near handicap parking). Please view the General Parking Map for the exact location of the station.

Shuttle Buses

July 4th

Generously donated by Durham Bus Services, shuttle buses will run from after the Main Parade until 11:30 p.m. from the old Walmart, Holy Apostles, and Ronald Reagan Grade School to the festival grounds.

More Information

For more information about the 4th of July Festival and Parade please contact Nancy Bertsch at nbertsch@newberlin.org or at 262-754-1805.

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