City of Sheboygan Independence Day

When it comes to Independence Day, Sheboygan doesn’t mess around. Beginning on July 3rd through the 4th, there is never a dull moment, from beach volleyball and cardboard boats to live music and food!

Freedom Fest Schedule of Events
Tuesday, July 3

Mead Public Library Family Night
5-7 pm, City Green

Venetian Boat Parade
Dusk, Sheboygan Riverfront
Sponsored by the Sheboygan Yacht Club
Register to participate in the Venetian Boat parade here!

Venetian Boat Parade Viewing Party
Dusk, Angler’s Avenue
Live music & concessions

Hot Shot Band follow by Beer Belly Idols

Wednesday, July 4

Coulis Cardiology Freedom Run
7:30 am start at the Sheboygan YMCA
Register here to participate in the Freedom Run!

King of the Beach Volleyball Tournament
8 am, Sheboygan North Beach

Farmers Market
8 am – 2 pm, Fountain Park

Independence Day Parade
9 am, N 8th Street to Michigan Ave to Broughton Drive
Sponsored by Wisconsin Bank & Trust

Yoga in the Park
10 am, Fountain Park
Presented by Sheboygan County Interfaith Organization

SEAS Castaway Challenge
12 pm, Rotary Park
Presented by Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan
Register to participate in the Castaway Challenge here!

Freedom Fest
Noon – 11 pm, Deland Park
Sponsored by Plenco & Vollrath Company

Live Music Lineup:
12 p.m. | Slater Grae Trio featuring Todd Van Ess and Chris Solper
2:30 p.m. | Urban Royalty
5:00 p.m. | Bare Bones Blind
7:30 p.m. | Fine Line

*Food vendors will be asked to participate by invitation only.

Live music, Concessions, and Kids Activities
Angler’s Avenue
1 pm | Aaron Schwoerer
3:30 pm | El Dorado
6:30 pm | Cold Soda Club

Performance in the Park
Presented by Sheboygan Theatre Company
1:00 pm, Fountain Park

Blue Harbor 4th of July Cookout
3–6 pm

Peninsula Room Patio and Back Lawn
Enjoy concessions and live music by John Michael

Festival Fireworks
9:30 pm launch from South Pier
Sponsored by Festival Foods

City of Sheboygan Independence Day Guidelines

City of Sheboygan Shoreline Fire Ring Guidelines


Slater Grae Trio


Urban Royalty


Bare Bones Blind


Fine Line