Fourth of July events in Madison

Looking to have some fun in the sun this Fourth of July? Stop by any of these local fests, parties, and parades.

608 Monona fest

Have your fill of food, fireworks, and fun at the Monona Community Festival.

Check out these local events for a sure-fire(works) way to stay entertained this Fourth of July.

Monona Community Festival | Sunday, July 2-Tuesday, July 4 | Times vary | Winnequah Park, 1055 Nichols Rd., Monona | Gear up for three days of fun ending with a fireworks show on the fourth.

Edgewater Fourth Fest | Tuesday, July 4 | 2-9 p.m. | Edgewater Hotel, 1001 Wisconsin Pl. | Cost of purchase | Festivities include live music, family-friendly activities, water shows from the Mad City Water Ski Team.

Fourth Pool Party | Tuesday, July 4 | 1-4 p.m. | Bauman Aquatic Center, 2400 Park Lawn Pl., Middleton | $5.50 | Make a splash with family-friendly games, contests, and concession specials.

Pedal + Paws Parade | North Star Park, 502 North Star Dr., Madison | 10 a.m. | Free | Show off your festively decorated bike (or pet) and stick around for goodie bags, face painting and balloon artists.

WaunaBoom | Tuesday, July 4 | 2-10:30 p.m. | Ripp Park, 213 Dorn Dr., Waunakee | Free | Enjoy food carts, fireworks, family-friendly activities, and flyovers by the 147th Aviation Regiment and the 115th Fighter Wing.