SUMMER 2022 - 4th of July Festival

The New Berlin 4th of July Commission is excited to host the 54th annual Fourth of July celebration Saturday, July 2nd from noon to 10:00, Sunday, July 3rd from noon to 10:00 and Monday, July 4th.  Check back after the New Year for continued updates and/or follow us on Facebook!

Mini Parade
Flashlight Candy Hunt

"Celebrate Your Independence"

The New Berlin 4th of July Commission is now accepting applications for food vendors and charities allowed on grounds during festival.  Please return completed application directly to Polly Oldenburg, New Berlin 4th of July Coordinator at 3805 S Casper Drive, New Berlin WI 53151-0921

Non-Profit Amusement/Concession & Food Vendor 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.

In the interest of public safety and fairness, the New Berlin 4th of July Commission requests that parade spectators refrain from placing items or roping off areas along the parade route prior to 7:00pm July 3rd.  Thank you for cooperation.

Parade Participation Letter

Parade Registration Form


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.

Advanced registration required!

Sign up online or at the Recreation Office by June 28


Are you traveling to the New Berlin area for our annual Fourth of July Celebration?  The Holiday Inn Express and Suites is offering a great room rate of $119 for a standard room (one king or two queen beds) from July 4th thru 6th.  Please call 262-787-0700 and be sure to mention the New Berlin 4th Celebration rate.  Do not delay - call early to make your reservation!

Shuttle Buses/Parking/Ride Share

July 3rd (TBA)                    July 4th (TBA)

Pie Contest

Pie Contest Entry Form

More Information

2022 Festival Schedule

The theme for 2022 will be “Celebrating Community”!  Our goal will be to incorporate and highlight as many business, youth groups and non-profits as possible.  Please reach out to Polly Oldenburg at or at 262-754-1805 with your ideas on how you can help make that happen.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Since 1968 the City of New Berlin has been known for a community-based, family-friendly 4th of July celebration that includes a spectacular fireworks display.  The success and growth of our festival can be directly tied to the generous support of local businesses and community members.  Please consider supporting this longstanding event, while elevating your business profile and demonstrating your community-based ethic!  See the attached form for opportunities!  

2022 4th of July Sponsor & Donation

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.

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