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Maple Bluff Beach    Burrows Park    Tenney Park    James Madison Park    Edgewater Hotel    UW Memorial Union


More Information to come as the event gets closer. Please check back.


Maple Bluff Beach Park

BIG BAND/CROONER HITS and parade introductions by Buzz Kemper from Audio for the Arts


Burrows Park

SOFT CLASSIC ROCK (please bring your portable music for WIBA 101.5 FM)


Tenney Park

COUNTRY HITS (please bring your portable music for Star Country 96.3 FM)


James Madison Park

TODAY'S HITS (please bring your portable music for Z104 FM)


Edgewater Hotel

Temporarily closed for remodel.  Check back closer to the event for current status of Edgewater Hotel.

UW Memorial Union Terrace

LIVE JAZZ - Ben Ferris and Friends (local jazz musicians) will perform before the parade arrives at the Union Terrace and again after the fireworks (approximately 7:30 - 10:30 PM).  Parade announcer Ralph Russo, Union Theater Director.


The UW has officially opened the Union to the general public for LIGHTS ON THE LAKE Boat Parade & Fireworks! Food and beverages (including beer and wine) will be available.



What to Bring

Family, friends, employees, co-workers

All things that light up!

Picnic Baskets




Chairs us raise funds for fireworks and the health and beauty of our waterways and shoreline parks!  Just one single dollar from each spectator will ensure the return of this event in future years.