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Area Independence Day Events for 2016

June 24, 2016

Antigo Times

Antigo Times

4th of July Festivities – Parade Monday, July 4th 7pm. Line-up on Edison St. at Antigo Middle School between 5:30-6:30pm with parade starting at 7 pm. Parade Route: Starting on 7th Avenue at the Middle School south on 10th Ave., west to Antigo High School. Everyone is welcome is welcome to participate in this family-fun event. Fireworks at dusk (around 9:15pm) at Antigo High School (10th Ave. & Western).

Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club 19th Annual Chicken BBQ – Saturday, July 2nd 11am-4pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. “Nineteenth Annual Chicken BBQ” mashed potatoes & gravy, baked beans, salad bar, dessert, & coffee! Bar open all day! Cost $12. For more information, please contact Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.

Elcho Fire & Rescue Street Dance – Saturday, July 2nd Noon-Midnight, Sno-Devil’s Park, Riordan St., Elcho. Raffles, food and games all day! Softball tournament starts at 3 pm. Fireworks will be at dusk. Live music from 8 pm to midnight. All proceeds benefit the Elcho Fire & EMS. For more information, please call 715-275-4610.

Elcho Fireworks – Saturday, July 2nd at dusk over the Elcho football field. Come to Elcho to see the amazing fireworks display to celebrate our nation’s birthday.

Pelican Lake
4th of July Boat Parade – Sunday, July 3rd 1:45pm North Side of Crescent Island. We will again start with the Outlet Bay shoreline and cross the lake to Treacherous Bay following the shoreline east to town and then west back to Crescent Island.


Phlox 43rd Annual Semi-Fast Pitch Softball Tournament – Saturday, July 2nd Norwood Memorial Park, Phlox. Fireworks on Saturday at dusk. Food & refreshments available.


Pickerel Perry Fest – Sunday, July 3rd 2-11pm Northwoods Inn, Cty. Rd. A & Hwy. 55, Pickerel. A family fun event for all ages. Live music with headliner Jason McNabb & the Reign. Advance wristbands $12, at the gate $15 for adults, kids 12 & under $5. Tickets available at Wagner Shell in Antigo and Northwoods Inn, Pickerel. Band Whiskey Nights from 4-7pm and fireworks presented by Perry Productions. (Rain date July 4th)

Post Lake

Post Lake Boat Parade – Saturday, July 2nd at 1 pm. The Post Lake boat parade starts at noon parading around Upper Post Lake, beginning at Fischer's Resort.

Post Lake Improvement Association 11th Annual Fun Fest – Saturday, July 2nd 4-11pm, P.L.I.A. Community Center, Corner of Cty. Rd. K & Post Lake Drive, Post Lake. Kid & adult games, food, beer & soda & raffles. Free bike raffel for children under the age of 12 on the hour from 4 pm to 7 pm. Live music by Lovin’ Country 7-11pm. For more information, please call 262-492-3179 or 715-777-5470.

Post Lake Fireworks – Sunday, July 3rd at dark over Lower Post Lake.

White Lake

White Lake Country Possum Chase – Saturday, July 2nd 7:30am Come to White Lake & enjoy either a 1-mile or 10K course. It is being held in conjunction with the White Lake’s Centennial Celebration. This event includes awards, door prizes, & a free piece of pie to the first 20 finishers. The 1 mile run starts at 7:30 am and the 10 K starts at 8:15 am from the White Lake Pavilion on Bissell Street. For more information, please contact Buck at 715-882-8862.

White Lake 4th of July Celebration – Saturday, July 2nd Noon. Come & experience a day full of fun & festivities. The parade starts at noon. Food, live music, games, & refreshments immediately following the parade at the White Lake Pavilion. There will balloon art & face painting, dunk tank, fish pond & raffles. Boat parade on White Lake at 8:30pm and fireworks at dusk. For more information, please call Doug at 715-882-2246.

White Lake Music at the Depot – Saturday, July 2nd White Lake. Noon – march/parade with the 1st Brigade Civil War Band. 1:30pm “Circle Concert” by the lake & pavilion. There will be pizza, brats, burgers, pies & custard available from White Lake non-profit groups. For more information, please contact Judy Peterson at 715-216-2450.

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