2016 Festival Foods Fireworks

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Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Memorial Park

Festival Foods Fireworks is Appleton, Wisconsin’s Independence Day celebration. The celebration offers many events and music to entertain the whole family before our world-class fireworks performance.The proceeds go to support our Christmas shopping for needy children in the area.




We are happy to have FNB Fox Valley as a sponsor for the 2016  Fireworks show!

Volunteers needed 2016

If you between age 21-39 and you want to help volunteer at this event please email appleton.jaycees@gmail.com. Get a front row seat to watch the fireworks.  We still have openings for volunteers from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

2016 Activities 

The festivities kick off at 4 p.m and last until 11 p.m.  Fireworks begin at dusk (approx. 9-9:30 p.m.) Please support Appleton Area Jaycees by purchasing food and beverages at our food tent and vendors. Proceeds after expenses, support Appleton Area Jaycees, so your patronage is greatly appreciated.





Entertainment 2016 (update times as 6/28/16):

Eminence will open at 4:00-6:45p.m. Boogie and the Yo-Yo’s from 7:30-9:00p.m. and then continue after the fireworks show.

Children’s area will open by 4:00p.m. We will have face painting by Life Church Appleton Campus (f/n/a Fusion), inflatables, and balloon animals.

We will have food vendors at the park and the Appleton Area Jaycees will also be selling food. Food sales start at 4:00 p.m.

New additions this year! Wisconsin Swim Academy will have a dunk tank starting at 4:00p.m.  Karate America will have a blow up obstacle course and a demonstration on the main stage from 7:00-7:20p.m.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest update! A big thank you to our sponsors Festival Foods and FNB Fox Valley.

Q & A:

Q         Is there a cost for children’s activities?

A         Children activities are provided by the Jaycees and Life Church Appleton Campus (f/n/a Fusion Church) at no cost to the community!

Q         How do I purchase alcohol?

A         Go to the wristband station located by entrances. Wristbands are free, and you will need a wristband to purchase alcohol. PLEASE BRING AN ID! If you do not bring an ID, you will not get a wristband.

Q         Can I carry in my own alcohol or food?

A         Sorry, no carry in.





Organized by Appleton Area Jaycees, a local young-professionals organization. Membership is open to individuals between the ages of 21-39.

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