The first annual Sawdust Days (then spelled Sawdust Daze) celebration was held in July of 1972.
Events were held throughout the city, including Park Plaza, downtown, UW Oshkosh, along the Fox River and at South, Rainbow and Menominee parks,
Activities included water skiing, a flower show, dances, a city breakfast, art fair, boat parade, fireman water fight,
merchants dressed in period costumes, an Indian dance, EAA fly over, band concerts and vendor displays.
Festival Foods Fireworks
The Festival Foods 4th of July Fireworks Brought to you by the City of Oshkosh will be shot on
Tuesday July 4th at 9:45 PM from Monkey Island in Millers Bay, Menominee Park, Oshkosh, WI.
The 4th of July Veteran's Parade is Tuesday, July 4th starting at 9:00 am.