Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Between the parades, fireworks and fun, Sussex Patch readers want to see what you did on Independence Day. Upload your photos to our gallery.
Whether you went to your cabin, the Sussex annual fireworks show or just hung out at home, Sussex Patch readers want to see what you're up to on the big day! Share your photos of the fun you had on the Fourth of July with your neighbors by simply clicking "Upload Photos and Videos." It's that easy!
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Sussex's biggest event is just two weeks away, but one local resident is tired of the constant schedule changes.
The annual Lions Daze celebration, undoubtedly Sussex’s most anticipated summer event, is now just two weeks away. Starting on Friday, July 13, the long weekend of carnival rides, fireworks, games and parades will hit Village Park on full blast. However, the carnival’s change of pace and scheduling has some residents asking questions. Sussex Patch reader Pam Anderson says she’s confused by the multiple schedule changes Lions Daze has gone through in the last couple years. “For years it (the parade) was held on Sunday at noon, and people would gather with their friends and families for an afternoon of fun; followed by the perfect end to a wonderful weekend...the fireworks!” explained Anderson in an email. “A few years ago, the fireworks …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Between Sussex's celebration and the ones in neighboring communities, check out Patch's ultimate guide to Independence Day.
Patch has put together a collaborative map of all the best spots in the Waukesha, Milwaukee and Racine areas. We'd love you to share your favorite spots to enjoy the festivities, too.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Sussex announces a burning ban, including a ban on residential fireworks which police say will be ‘strictly enforced.’
The Sussex Fire Department has issued a burning ban for the village until further notice, citing severely dry conditions, warm temperatures and windy conditions. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is currently listing all of Southeastern Wisconsin on its Fire Danger Map, meaning campfires, fireworks and all forms of outside burning are strictly prohibited until the ban is lifted. Also, with the Fourth of July fast approaching, the Sussex Fire Department is quick to remind residents specifically about fireworks. “Although fireworks are often considered to be an important part of the Independence Day celebration, please keep in mind the danger to neighbors and surrounding natural areas during a drought” the department said in a …