Fourth of July Picnic and Parade

The Fourth of July Picnic and Parade marks the unofficial start of summer in Nakoma. Held each year on the holiday itself, the event begins with a morning bicycle parade through Cherokee and Chippewa Streets. The children then make their way to Thoreau School where a tradition summer picnic awaits. Food and drink, games, prizes, and live music are just a handful of the fun activities in store for families. There is no prior cost for the event although tickets are sold for the food and games. 

Join Us! 

July 4, 2021

Join us, Sunday, July 4, at the annual Fourth of July Neighborhood Party! Festivities will kick off with a bike and stroller parade. Join the lineup at 10:15 a.m. in the parking lot on Cherokee. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. and prizes will be awarded to the best-decorated cycles. After the parade, the party continues with carnival games and prizes, balloon twisting, a magician and a full- blown cookout on the green behind Thoreau School.

Don’t forget your wallet as cash will be needed to buy tickets for games, food, and drinks. Bring your lawn blanket and chairs to get comfy while watching the fun unfold! There will be no rain date for this event. Check the Nakoma Facebook page or the website on the morning of the event if the weather appears questionable.

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