Fun 4th of July events in Manitowoc & Two Rivers
Celebrate Independence Day with some of the most exciting events of the summer in Manitowoc and Two Rivers. You’ll find lots of fun holiday events on the calendar, including Subfest at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc’s 4th of July Parade, fireworks in Two Rivers and more.
Summer is a great time for live music in the Manitowoc and Two Rivers area, and the days surrounding the Fourth of July are no exception. Cold Country Vines & Wines in Kewaunee is offering three days of live music, including The Honey Goats on July 2, Gloria and Joe on July 3, and Zach Vogel on July 4. Vic Ferrari and The Glam Band will be performing from 5 to 11pm July 3 in the Farmer’s Market Lot in downtown Manitowoc as part of the annual July 3rd Celebration. Many other venues will be featuring live music before, during, and after the Fourth—check out the Manitowoc-Two Rivers event calendar for more information.
This fun lakeside event returns to the Wisconsin Maritime Museum on July 4 with a full slate of events and activities, including $4 discounted admission to the museum and self-guided tours of the USS Cobia World War II submarine, food & beverage vendors, a parade at 10am, live music throughout the day, and much more. There are also fun events planned for July 2 and 3, including a public open house at the museum on July 2 and a lighted boat parade on July 3. See more details, including a schedule of events, here.
The city of Manitowoc’s annual 4th of July Parade will be held at 10am July 4, along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan. The parade, which will last about an hour, will feature floats from local civic groups, businesses and other organizations from throughout the area. The parade starts at the corner of South 8th and Washington streets and turns east onto Maritime Drive—passing attractions like the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, the Manitowoc Marina, and the Manitowoc Yacht Club, before ending at Huron Street by Lakeview Park.
The Manitowoc Sunrise Rotary will be offering free tours of Manitowoc’s Breakwater Lighthouse from 11am to 5pm on July 4. The historic lighthouse was originally constructed in 1895 and rebuilt in 1918.
Head to Walsh Field, 2201 Polk St., in Two Rivers for the community’s annual 4th of July celebration and fireworks. The fun starts at 5pm with family activities, games, and concessions, and includes a flag-raising ceremony and a performance by the Two Rivers Community Band, capped off by a fireworks show at 9:30pm.
Check out the full Manitowoc-Two Rivers calendar of events here.