Celebration of Independence

Each year, Waukee hosts a celebration of our nation's independence. Visit Centennial Park on July 3 and 4, 2022 for the annual parade, inflatables, live music, tournaments, fireworks and more!

Vendor Application:

Apply to be a vendor, providing food, beverages or other services at this event. 

Parade Registration:

The parade is scheduled for Monday, July 4 at 10:30 a.m. See the parade route map. There is no cost for businesses/organizations participating in the parade, but advance registration is required

cel of indepedence

Sunday, July 3

Activity Time
Adult Coed Sand Volleyball Tournament TBD                                 
Family Entertainment TBD
Quad City Magician 7:30 p.m.
Movies in the Park: "Sing 2" 8:45 p.m. (dusk)

Monday, July 4

Activity TIme
Rotary Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m.
Parade                                                                                            10:30 a.m.                                               
FREE Ice Cream Social Noon-1 p.m.
Food/Beverage Vendors TBD
Inflatables 1-8 p.m.
Adult Bags Tournament TBD
Family Entertainment TBD
Live music from Mint and Birdchild 5-10 p.m.
Des Moines Skydivers 8 p.m.
Fireworks 9:30 p.m.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

the NCMIC logo with blue text reading N C M I Cthe OMNI Wealth Management Logo

Thank you to our event partners:

the waukee rotary club logo with blue text saying "rotary club of waukee"  The logo for Waukee boy Scout Troop 178 the des moines skydivers logo