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Franklin Civic Celebration

3-Day 2020 Franklin Civic Celebration

Friday, July 3rd, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 4th, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, July 5th, Noon to 9 p.m.

Lions Legend Park


Franklin Civic Celebration Annual Parade

Complete Event Schedule (2020 schedule will be posted once available)

July 4th Parade:  Children's Parade at 10:30 a.m.; Main Parade at 11 a.m.  The Children's Parade is an annual tradition with the kids decorating their bikes, wagons, and strollers in patriotic red, white, and blue colors.  No registration is required for the Children's parade.  If interested in entering a group to participate in the Main Parade, please request a registration packet by calling Ann Adamski at 414-690-7340 or via email.  All local area scout troops, churches, youth groups, booster clubs, and civic organizations are encouraged to participate.  Deadline for entry in the Main Parade is June 15th.

Fireworks:  Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display beginning promptly at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 4th!

Entertainment:  Bands/Entertainers to perform will include:  Bella Cain, The Playlist, Almight Vinyl, Doo-Wop Daddies, The Jimmys, and Brew City Wrestlling.

Local Vendors:  The Franklin Civic Celebration is also an opportunity for local vendors/artists to display and sell their creations.  To learn more, contact Ann Adamski at 414-690-7340 or via email

Volunteers:  If interested in volunteering at the Civic Celebration, please fill out the Volunteer Sign-Up Form and mail it to the address on the form or scan/email it, or contact Pete Kosovich at 414-761-7664 to register.  Volunteers must be at least 21 years old to volunteer in the beer/wine tent.  Sign up early to get your time slots reserved.

Donations:  The Franklin Civic Celebrations Commission welcomes donations of any dollar amount.  Any business or individual interested in giving a donation or sponsoring a specific event or entertainer related to the festival, please contact Mira Kresovic at 414-202-7192.

Festival Questions:  Call/Email John Bergner at 414-881-5863.

See Complete Event Schedule! (2020 schedule will be posted as soon as available)


Contact Information

Parade Entry
Ann Adamski
Mira Kresovic
To Volunteer
Pete Kosovich
Volunteer Sign-Up Form or


Related Links

Civic Celebration Commission