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Friends of Oconomowoc Parks and Trails will work in partnership with the City of Oconomowoc and surrounding municipalities to conserve, protect, improve, and enhance area parks and trails for the benefit of the general public. It will support opportunities to educate the public about these resources.  It will serve as a charitable conduit to provide financial support and a volunteer community to carry out the work of the organization.

 Annual Independence Day
Fireworks Celebration Fundraiser!

Saturday, June 29th at
John & Lavinia Rockwell Park!

Fundraiser Details: 

  • 10' by 10' Reserved Space

  • Donation Starting at $200

  • Maximum of 25 reserved spots.

  • Starts at 6:30 pm 

  • Best View of the Fireworks! 

  • Reserve Your Spot Today!

Friends of Oconomowoc Parks and Trails (FOPT) will host its annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration Fundraiser on Saturday, June 29th at John & Lavinia Rockwell Park, 525 N. Lake Road. This year’s donations will support park improvements including bicycle, kayak, and paddleboard racks along with potential game tables on the Fowler Lake Boardwalk.


FOPT is offering 10’ by 10’ reserved spaces in the park for the evening's fireworks.  Spaces must be reserved in advance of the 29th and there will be a maximum of 25 reserved spaces for the event. The minimum donation per space will be $200. As the fireworks start at dusk, donors who reserve a space gain the benefit of a fireworks viewing location without having to come early to the park and hope for the best.   


New this year,  beginning at 6:30 pm FOPT will provide festive live music in the park by local musicians, including Oconomowoc High School students.The “Friends” will also sell picnic food and non-alcoholic beverages. “The community will be buzzing with people celebrating our independence as the parade starts at 5 pm and will finish up right before our event. It will be a great opportunity for those interested and invested in public green spaces to learn about exciting park projects and enjoy the spectacular beauty of our organization’s first project, Rockwell Park” said FOPT Board President, Terry Kaldhusdal. 

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Donate towards our city parks!

Support Oconomowoc’s parks and trails by making a donation today. Your donation will support and sustain our public parks and trails. Make your donation online or donate by check. Print and complete this donation form and mail it to: 


Friends of Oconomowoc Parks and Trails, Inc.

P O Box 903

Oconomowoc, WI 53066


All donations are eligible for a tax donation


Become a Member Today

Become a friend. Join the Friends of Oconomowoc Parks and Trails and support the spaces that allow relaxation, play, exercise, and reflection.  Your membership supports the sustainability of our parks and trails. Your membership supports grassroots efforts to improve our parks and trails. Become a friend today. 


Parks & Trails of Oconomowoc

We encourage you to explore our parks, beaches, trails, and neighborhoods. Our neighborhoods are richer because of our public parks and trails. Explore what we have and explore what’s possible. That’s why this non-profit organization of volunteers exists. Oconomowoc has a deep history of grassroots support for our public parks. Enjoy and explore today and tomorrow. 

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