“Happy Trails to Ontario” is the 2012 Parade Theme for the 4th of July celebration in the Village of Ontario, Wisconsin located in the beautiful Kickapoo Valley!!!

The 4th of July celebration begins on Sunday, July 1 at 1:00 PM with the Blacktop Stock Antique and Farm Tractor Pull and continues through fireworks at dusk on Wednesday, July 4

The schedule of the other planned activities are as follows:

Tuesday, July 3rd

  • 6:30 PM Kids and Pets Parade-line up beside the fire station
  • 7:00 PM Ontario Talent Show at the Community Hall

Wednesday, July 4th

  • 7:00-10:00 AM Pancake Breakfast at the Community Hall
  • 8:00 AM Run for Fun—5K for everyone
  • 9:00 AM Kids Run for Fun—Ages 17 and under
  • 9:00 AM Flag Raising by the American Legion
  • 11:00 AM American Legion Auxiliary Chicken Barbecue
  • Noon Parade-Theme of this year’s parade is ”Happy Trails to Ontario”.
  •  2:00 PM Mini Tractor Pull
  • 5:30 PM Pedal Tractor Pull
  • 6:00 PM Music on the Deck by Monty Berger & Country Gold
  • Dusk  Fireworks!!!!!!

 Afternoon activities on the square and in the Community Hall:

  • Inflatable’s Kinds Games
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Craft and Flea Market Booths
  • Pie and Ice Cream Social in the Community Hall
  • Climbing Wall from the Wisconsin National Guard
  • Food Stands
  • Historic picture display in the Community Hall
  • Kids Softball Games

For more details on the day’s events visit www.ontariowi.com.