Posted on Monday June 27, 2022 by Vanessa Lenz

Your East Troy Fourth of July Guide

 
 
 

East Troy Lions
4th of July Festivities

The East Troy Lions Club will ring in the nation's birthday with its annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year's event, called the East Troy Music Festival, will run Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3 at East Troy Amusement Park (Rossmiller Sports Complex and Skate Park)  3072 Graydon Ave., East Troy.

The festival features the famous East Troy Beer Tent (ETBT), East Troy Music Festival with live music daily at 3 venues, carnival, cold beer, fair food and more!

The East Troy Lions Club's fireworks display will be on Sunday, July 3 at dusk at the Amusement Park, 3072 Graydon Ave. (Rain Date: Oct. 2, 2022)

The East Troy Lions Fourth of July Parade will start at noon on Sunday, July 3.

Festival admission is $5 entry at the gate or $25 for entry and free rides. No additional cover charge at music tents.

Friday, July 1 Schedule:

• Carnival: 5 to 11 p.m., Wristbands: 5 to 11 p.m.

• Andy Carroll at MAAT Auto Parts Beer Garden: 7 to 11 p.m.

• Remington Ride at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 7 to 11 p.m.

• The Now at ETBT, sponsored by Rhode's Towing-Repair-Sales: 7 to 11 p.m.
 

Saturday, July 2 Schedule:

• Carnival: 1 to 11 p.m., Wristbands: 1 to 11 p.m.

• Luck of the Draw Dart Tournament: noon sign up at ETBT, starts at 1 p.m., tomsawyerdarts.com

• Alyssia Dominguez at MAAT Auto Parts Beer Garden: 2 to 6 p.m.

• O'Dog at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 1 to 3 p.m.

• Wrist Wrestling at ETBT: Registration at 3 p.m., Starts at 4 p.m.

• Figure of Speech at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

• Dirty Boogie at ETBT, sponsored by Rhode's Towing-Repair-Sales: 2 to 6 p.m.

• Spare Change at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 6 to 8 p.m.

• Andy Carroll & The People He Owes $ To at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

• Smart Mouth at ETBT, sponsored by Rhode's Towing-Repair-Sales: 7 to 11 p.m.


Sunday, July 3 Schedule:

• Carnival: 1 to 11 p.m., Wristbands: 1 to 11 p.m.

• East Troy Lions Parade: noon

• Chad Hell at MAAT Auto Parts Beer Garden: 2 to 6 p.m.

• Alyssia Dominguez at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 2 to 6 p.m.

• The Toys at James R. Taylor & Sons Live Music Stage: 7 to 11 p.m.

• Tim Castle at MAAT Auto Parts Beer Garden: 7 to 11 p.m.

• Ben & Georgia Rae at ETBT, sponsored by Rhode's Towing-Repair-Sales: 2 to 6 p.m.

• Lunch Money Bullies at ETBT, sponsored by Rhode's Towing-Repair-Sales: 7 to 11 p.m.

• East Troy Fireworks at dusk
 

 

    For more information, visit easttroylions.org.
 


 

ETBT schedule:

• Friday, July 1: Open 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
 7 to 11 p.m.: The Now

• Saturday, July 2: Open 1 to 11 p.m.

2 to 6 p.m.: Dirty Boogie Band

7 to 11 p.m.: Smart Mouth

• Sunday, July 3: Open 1 to 11 p.m.

2 to 6 p.m.: Ben & Georgia Rae

7 to 11 p.m. Lunch Money Bullies

 

 

James R. Taylor & Sons
Live Music Stage:

• Friday, July 1:

7 to 11 p.m. Remington Ride

• Saturday, July 2:

1 to 3 p.m.: O’Dog

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Figure of Speech

6 to 8 p.m.: Spare Change Band

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Andy Carrol & The People He Owes $ To

• Sunday, July 3:

2 to 6 p.m.: Alyssia Dominguez

7 to 11 p.m.: The Toys
 



Caremore Transportation
Beer Garden Schedule:

 Friday, July 1

7 to 11 p.m.: Andy Carroll 

 Saturday, July 2:

2 to 6 p.m. Alyssia Dominguez

7 to 11 p.m.: Joshua Michael

• Sunday, July 3:

2 to 6 p.m.: Chad Hell

7 to 11 p.m.: Tim Castle
 

 

Specialty Food Vendors

VFW and American Legion Corn Roast
Three Carnival Food Wagons
Pop's Kettlecorn
Ben's Pretzels
Lions Club Food Stand

East Troy Parade

The East Troy Lions Club's annual Fourth of July Parade will be Sunday, July 3, beginning at noon.

The parade, one of the biggest in the area, draws hundreds of participants and attracts crowds of spectators along the route. It will begin at the corner of Main and West streets and travel east to the Village Square, north on Division Street, west on Elm Street, south on Beulah Avenue and west on Graydon Avenue

The Theme is Celebrate East Troy Businesses. There is no charge to be in the parade - the entry form is below or click here to sign up online. Please contact Rick Jacobs at jake100867@gmail.com with questions. 

Where to See Fireworks


East Troy Lions Fireworks Display

 

The East Troy Lions Club's fireworks display will be back this year in full force. View on Sunday, July 3 at dusk at the Amusement Park, 3072 Graydon Ave., East Troy.


Lake Beulah Fireworks Display


Lake Beulah Fireworks are on Sunday, July 3 at 9 p.m. 
 

East Troy Carnival:
The Lowdown

The East Troy Lions Club's annual Fourth of July Celebration, called the East Troy Music Festival, will run Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3 at Rossmiller Sports Complex and Skate Park (fka Amusement Park), 3072 Graydon Ave., East Troy.

The festival will feature a carnival all three days.


CARNIVAL HOURS

Friday, July 1: 5 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 2: 1 to 11 p.m.
Sunday, July 3: 1 to 11 p.m.


WRISTBANDS HOURS

Friday, July 1: 5 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 2: 1 to 11 p.m.
Sunday, July 3: 1 to 11 p.m.

Wristband Daily price is $20 in Advance and $25 at Gate
Whole Weekend Band is $50 in Advance and $60 at Gate

Wristbands can be purchased in advance at: Gus’s Drive-In, Rhodes Towing- Repair- Sales; Citizens Bank (inside Piggly Wiggly); 3238 W. Main St., Citizens Bank - East Brook Office, 2541A E. Main St. and First Citizens State Bank- East Troy Office, 2456 Main St.

*No Carry Ins. No Pets

Celebrate the Fourth with Local Beer in Hand



East Troy Brewery, 2905 Main St., is keeping beer lovers happy this Fourth of July Weekend with several brand new brews on tap, including a brand new Raspberry Sour (made with real Raspberry purée) on tap.

Stop in all weekend for East Troy Brewery's summer menu. Enjoy East Troy Brewery's Friday Fish Fry (Voted BEST in Walworth Co.) on Friday, July 1.

See Smooth Blues Band live from the patio on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Check out the full menu at etbrew.com.

Celebrate the Fourth at the Hive


Join The Hive Taproom, W2463 County Road ES, for an ideal 4th of July weekend experience, complete with outdoor live music and mead.

Singer/songwriter Grace Gladem will perform folk, country, jazz, and pop covers and originals from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 2.

Whether you’re looking for a good spot to hang out, or looking for cans-to-go, The Hive has you covered. Headed out on the water? Mead is the perfect refreshing beverage to accompany you. Grab a 4-pack and get $5 off.

The Hive Taproom is Wisconsin's only taproom serving their own session mead, brewed on site and made with their own honey. Different from traditional mead, The Hive's 14 taps of session mead are brewed like a beer, are naturally gluten-free and finish like a beer/cider: dry, carbonated and served cold. With a focus on locally-sourced ingredients from raw, local honey to Wisconsin hops to Door County cherries, the Hive's session mead is a true taste of Wisconsin. 

For the full weekend schedule, visit thehivetaproom.com

Pizza on the Farm

Grassway Organics, W2716 Friemoth Road, in East Troy, hosts Pizza on the Farm events on Friday and Saturdays, May 6 through Oct. 1, baking pizzas using only organic ingredients on the farm’s on-site wood fired pizza oven.

    The series invites people to visit the farm for live music and fresh, drool-worthy wood-fired pies. Pizza is served rain or shine from 4 to 8 p.m. on Fridays and 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Live music starts at 4 p.m.

July 1: Noah Hittner

July 2: The Hankerins

    For more information, visit grasswayorganics.com.

Enjoy Fourth Fare

East Troy’s café 2894 On Main, located on the northwest corner of the East Troy Village Square, will feature several new Fourth of July Weekend Specials, including:

• Chili Cheese Dog & Loaded Hometown Sausage Brat. Get them before they're gone! Serving Sat - Mon. The item features a House Made Chili Cheese Dog 
Rohrganics all beef nitrate free hot dog / house chili / spotted cow beer cheese sauce ~ optional pickled jalapeños.

2894 on Main's menu focuses on local and organic options, packing in the flavor with rotating soups, hearty sandwiches and vibrant bowls, colorful breakfast dishes (both savory and sweet) as well as seasonally changing salads (loaded with veggies and protein) and specialty items that will keep you coming back for more.

For details, visit 2894onMain.com.

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band will make a two-night tour stop at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3.

The visit marks the band's first visit to to East Troy since 2019 

Tickets for Alpine shows can be purchased at livenation.com.

Concert for the Cure

The Venue, 2645 Main St., will host Concert for the Cure VII on Saturday, July 2 at 5 p.m., an evening of fun and rock music benefitting Sarah Jennison.

The event will feature: 
• Pina Mexican Food truck at 4:30 p.m.
• Live music by Band-Aged w/ special guest Paul Neathery at 6:30 p.m.
• Silent Auctions, raffles and more!

Hit the Beach

Take a trip to Booth Lake Memorial Park, N8465 Townline Road from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. The beach will remain open through Labor Day. For use exclusively by residents and property owners of the Village of East Troy, Town of East Troy and Town of Troy.

Wristbands are $15 per person. For more information, call (262) 642-5046 or click here  

Ride the Rails

The East Troy Electric Railroad continues it 2022 season with trains running every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Friday trains depart on the hour from the East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Saturday trains run on the hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Sunday trains are at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

The East Troy Electric Railroad operates the last 7 miles of original track from The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company interurban system, which had 200 miles of track in and around Milwaukee.

Tickets are $9.50 for children 3 through 14, $15 for adults, $12.50 for seniors (65 and older) and free for children 2 younger. One round trip takes approximately 90-minutes. Trains stop at the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago, which is a popular spot for farm-fresh produce, cheese, and the famous Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag. The trains are heated and there are restrooms inside the East Troy Depot.    


For more information, visit www.easttroyrr.org or call (262) 642-3263.

 


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