4th of July fireworks 2023 in Whitewater, Delavan, Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, Fontana along with a list of community celebrations.
Fourth of July fireworks over Fontana Beach. Walworth County Community News file photos

WALWORTH COUNTY — Fireworks are back in 2021 after COVID-19 ruined most Fourth of July holiday plans a year ago.

Here are the days and times for Fireworks shows here in Walworth County, courtesy if the Walworth County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 1. Sunset Park – Elkhorn

Join the fun Friday, July 2, 2021 at Sunset Park for the Holton band Star Spangled Spectacular and the City of Elkhorn Fireworks Show. Music will begin the evening at 7:30 p.m. with the fireworks to follow at 9:30 p.m.  The City of Elkhorn Parks and Recreation will also be live streaming the fireworks on their facebook page. 

 2. Rossmiller Park – East Troy

Amazing food trucks + local music festival + fireworks = the best 4th of July weekend ever! Come for the live music, stay for the fun, and finish the night out with fireworks sponsored by the East Troy Lions Club on July 3rd! Enjoy performances by Bella Cain, The Love Monkeys, and Hoi Polloi all weekend long!

 3. Geneva National Resort – Lake Geneva

If the golf course is your ideal setting to watch fireworks from, this is the one! Guests and residents at Geneva National Resort will be treated to a delightful display over Lake Como and their award winning greens on July 2. Don’t forget your picnic blankets and lawn chairs!

 4. Fischer Park – Burlington-Browns Lake

Head to the beaches of Browns Lake in Burlington for a beach bash this holiday weekend! Enjoy live entertainment and carnival games at Venetian Fest prior to the show at dusk on July 3.

5. Don Jean Bay – Lauderdale Lakes

Whether you watch the show from the shoreline or from the family’s pontoon, you’re sure to enjoy the annual Lauderdale Lakes Yacht Club fireworks display over Don Jean Bay on July 3. Be sure to tune into Lake 96.1 to enjoy the synchronized music.

6. Phantom Lake – Mukwonago

While Phantom Lake may sound super spooky, we can promise you the only spirits to be found will be lively patriotic ones! Enjoy the fireworks display over the lake on July 3 at dusk.

 7. Lance Park – Twin Lakes

Liberty Fest returns to Twin Lake on July 3 for its annual celebration. The fun kicks off at 11am with the parade, live music by local bands, and finishes off with fireworks over Lance Park at dusk.

 8. Cravath Lakefront Park – Whitewater

Whitewater, you’re in luck! Enjoy fireworks displays over Cravath Lakefront Park on both July 3rd and July 4th during Whitewater’s 4 of July Festival! Bring the whole family to downtown Whitewater for carnival rides, fair foods, and fireworks at dusk both evenings of the festival.

9. Pell Lake – Bloomfield

Pack up the picnic baskets and head to beach! The 4 of July fireworks extravaganza over Pell Lake begin at 9:30 pm.

10. Congdon Gardens – Delavan

Ever watched the fireworks from a botanical garden? Let freedom ring at Congdon Gardens for Delavan’s Independence Day fireworks celebration on July 4. The show begins at 9:15 pm.

 11. Grand Geneva Resort – Lake Geneva

Guests staying at both Grand Geneva Resort and Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark will be treated to their famous pyrotechnic bonanza on July 4! Book a Start Your Week With a BANG! Package and receive a picnic blanket, bottle of sparkling wine, and travel wine glasses to sip on while you take in the show.

 12. Goodland Park – Sharon

Sharon is celebrating freedom all day long on the 4th of July! Join in on the big wheel races through the downtown at 10 am, party down at the Celebration Festival, and turn your eyes to the skies for fireworks at 9:30 pm.

 13. Driehaus fireworks – Over Geneva Lake

Longtime philanthropist Richard Driehaus, know for the elaborately themed birthday parties on his lakeside estate, passed away in March. His family has planned one last fireworks display in honor or what would have been Driehaus’s 79th birthday. It’s scheduled for Saturday July 24, starting at 9:30 p.m. WLKG 96.1 FM The Lake will broadcast a soundtrack live to go with the fireworks.


14. Fontana Beach – Fontana

Fontana’s annual fireworks display has been rescheduled to Aug. 28.

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