Special Event

Independence Day Celebration

Thursday, July 4, 2019


EnlargeIndependence Day Celebration

Independence Day Celebration


Celebrate the spirit of Independence Day in 19th century Wisconsin.  Make ice cream, play games and enter the famous pie eating contest! At the end of the day, stay for the Parade of History, with horse-drawn wagons, old fashioned music, and the chance to join in!   

Come and see why Travel + Leisure Magazine calls Old World Wisconsin’s Independence Day Parade “One of the best in the country”. 

Food and beverages will be available for purchase to enjoy a picnic in the Crossroads Village.

Purchase your tickets in advance today!


Old World Wisconsin
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
Eagle, WI 53119-9503

Location Information

Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Trams are equipped to transport visitors using wheelchairs during regular museum operating hours. Call ahead to make arrangements at 262-594-6301.