Celebrate Independence Day at Menomonie's largest community event, FreedomFest! Come down to Wakanda Park for all the 4th of July festivities! Relax in the beer garden, enjoy a wide variety of delicious food, and listen to live music! Bring your friends and family, and don't miss the amazing firework show at dusk!

Tuesday, July 4th, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wakanda Park, Menomonie, $3 per person entry fee - Veterans, active-duty military, and children two and under get in free!
Please, no fireworks, pets, or carry-ins in the park. Handicap accessible parking is available.


Shop Local Vendors from 4:00pm to 8:00pm

A variety of vendors will be on site offering unique apparel, art and other gift items!

Helicopter Rides

Enjoy tours of Menomonie by helicopter! Rides will be available from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, and will be $50/person for two people, or $40/person for three people. Rides will last up to eight minutes.

Bouncy Houses

Kick back and relax while the kiddos wear themselves out in our bouncy houses! Available from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, and free with admission.

Eating Contests

Watch the hilarity ensue when kids AND adults dive into their pudding and watermelon! These timed contests are loads of fun, and winners of each contest get a prize! If you plan on participating, you may want to bring a change of clothes! Contests run between 5:00pm and 8:00pm.


Live Music:

Chasing Mabel takes the stage from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Six to Midnight will be on stage from 7:00pm until about 10:00pm

More Fun Activities:

Happening 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Shop Local Vendors and Artists
Fritter the Clown
Karate Demonstrations
Various Games Throughout the Grounds
Bouncy Houses
Ride the Happ-E-Hill Express

Happening 4:00pm to 11:00pm
Live Music
Several Food Vendors
Various Games Throughout the Grounds
Bouncy Houses

Happening 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Eating Contests

Happening 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Helicopter Rides

Happening at 6:00pm
Candy Drop!

Happening at approx. 10:00pm
A Spectacular Fireworks Display!

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2017 Fireworks Sponsor:

2017 Activities Sponsors:


2017 Supporting Sponsors:

Bill's Distributing
Cardinal Glass
Dunn Energy Cooperative
General Beer Northwest
Mayo Clinic Health System
Myers Septic Service, LLC
Xcel Energy