Celebrate the Fourth in this Affordable City

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is one of the few domestic destinations where travelers can find exciting YET affordable fun…

July 4th is no exception. Every year the city puts on a four-day festival that’s dedicated to families enjoying the holiday including affordable lakefront firework shows at over 8 parks, and $4 admission to one of the top rated Zoos in the country..making Milwaukee the perfect destination for a family-friendly Fourth of July weekend getaway.

A few special events include:

  • Lakefront Fireworks: Elevate your backyard firework show at Milwaukee’s lakefront firework extravaganza on July 3rd. Patrons can also take free kite lessons at the Fireworks Kite Festival in Veterans Park prior to the show.

                     Photo Credit: @VISITMilwaukee

  • Family 4th Fest: Four days of amusement rides, beer tents, and live music from June 30th – July 3rd. This festival is designed for the entire family to get festive. Listen to live bands like Vintage Groove or the Bobby Friss Band, while sipping locally crafted brews.

          Photo Credit: @milwaukeecozoo

  • $4 on the 4th: Milwaukee’s Zoo offers $4 admission to all visitors on July 4th and is filled to the brim with ways to celebrate. Families can see RED ruffed lemurs, WHITE shama, or the Grand Cayman BLUE iguana while sporting their best red, white, and blue attire.

There is no better time to put an underrated affordable destination on visitors’ radars for the Fourth of July weekend this year.

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