Enjoy fireworks without the crowds from the best view in Wisconsin—join us at the Inn at Wawanissee Point overlooking the Lake Wisconsin River valley for three 2013 fireworks presentations. Watch from the terrace or the Great Room window. We’ll provide a radio to hear the synchronized, musical Rhythm And Booms display.
- Wed., July 3: Madison’s Rhythm And Booms
- Fri., July 5: Merrimac’s fireworks celebration (rain date July 7)
- Sat., July 6: Sauk Prairie’s Fire On The River
After the fireworks snuggle by the campfire in our secluded prairie with a s’mores kit while you stargaze and watch the fireflies dance.
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More ways to celebrate Independence Day 2013 around Baraboo:
- July 2: Walks On The Wildside at Durward’s Glen Retreat & Educational Center, Baraboo, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Five minutes east of the Inn, join naturalist Marian Moran who teaches and delights as you walk this beautiful property together. July 9 rain date.
- July 4: Witwen Fourth Of July Parade, Witwen, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. A renown old-fashioned parade with hundreds of entrants, stretching longer than the bucolic village. Includes Jean Powell’s saxaphone band performing on the Concerts At The Campground float. The parade starts at the intersection of county roads E and O, passes through the tiny village of Witwen and finishes at the Witwen Park and Campground. People arrive before 8:00 a.m. to find parking along highway E. The Black Hawk and Denzer United Methodist churches sponsor their famous chicken-barbeque dinner at the Campground after the parade. Bring lawn chairs. A pretty, 25-minute drive from the Inn.
- July 4: Baraboo’s Concerts On The Square moves to the U.W.-Baraboo/Sauk County campus lawn, 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m., where you can view the fireworks afterward. The Rusty Wright Band, a southern rock-blues band, performs. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.
- July 4: Baraboo Fireworks Celebration, Baraboo High School athletic field, Baraboo, 9:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.
- July 5: Friday Night Fish Fry at Devil’s Lake State Park, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., at the north shore Chateau by Baraboo’s Elite Catering. $10 per person for two pieces of fish and one piece of chicken with three side dishes. Dine inside or outside. Fridays June 7–August 30.
- July 5: Lawn Chair Bat Watch at Devil’s Lake State Park, Baraboo, 8:45 p.m. Meet at the north shore’s Chateau, five minutes west of the Inn, to watch bats emerge from their houses and learn fun information about bats. Bring a lawn chair.
- July 6: Big Band Dance In The Park at Devil’s Lake Sate Park’s north shore Chateau, Baraboo, 7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Dance to the big-band sounds of The Hal Edwards Orchestra in Wisconsin’s most romantic dance pavilion. Tickets: $10.00.
- July 7: History Hike–West Bluff at Devil’s Lake State Park, Baraboo, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Meet at the north shore’s nature center, five minutes west of the Inn, for a challenging hike back in time to visit the site of what was to be Palisades Park, the Catskills of the Midwest. Learn why this area didn’t become a resort and visit the remaining signs of cottages and an 85-foot viewing tower.