4th of July is celebrated as the independence day of USA as Chicago like other parts. Below you will find multiple alternatives to celebrate the 4th of July.
4th of July Chicago 2018
Thousands flock to Navy Pier to see the extraordinary display of fireworks this Friday. It is recommended that you arrive hours before to enjoy the festivities. The doors open at 10:00 am The fireworks start at 9:00 pm and only last a few minutes, but they are really spectacular.
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Eyes to the Sky Festival in Lisle
This festival in the suburb of Lisle offers you the opportunity to see colorful hot air balloons soaring through the skies. In addition, the festival offers a series of activities from handicrafts, mechanical games, parade, and fireworks.
1825 Short St. Lisle, IL 60531 Click here for more information.
International Festival of Life
This is a multicultural way to celebrate on the 4th of July. The International Festival of Life celebrates the cultures, music, and dance of the United States, the Caribbean, Africa, and Mexico. The festival takes place in Union Park from July 3 to 6.
1501 W. Randolph St. (Lake and Ashland), Chicago, IL 60607 Click here for more information.
Chicago History Museum
On Friday, the Chicago History Museum holds its annual celebration on July 4. The event includes patriotic music, a reading of the Declaration of Independence and a children’s parade.
1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614 Click here for more information.
Celebrations in the suburbs
The suburbs of Chicago carry out parades and fireworks. Check in your locality for more information about the celebrations of the 4th of July.
Berwyn American Music Festival presents more than 50 acts in three stages, food and more. Through July 5, Fitzgerald’s, 6615 Roosevelt Rd. Contact: (708) 788-2118.
Lombard The Taste of Lombard presents food, live music, entertainment and more. Until July 5, Madison Meadow Park, 600 E. Madison St., Lombard. Contact: (630) 375-7474.
Warrenville Fourth of July Celebration presents a parade at 6:00 pm, music, food, playgrounds and more. Cerny Park, River Road and Forest View Drive, Warrenville. Contact: (630) 393-9427.
Hoffman Estates The Northwest Fouth Festival starts with a carnival, bingo, live music and more. Until July 6, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy., Hoffman Estates. Contact: Ashley Monroe, (847) 882-9100.
Plainfield The Patriotic Parade and Fireworks Show features a parade of bicycles, children’s activities, entertainment and more. Plainfield Central High, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Dr., Plainfield. Contact: (815) 436-8812.
Arlington Heights July 4 Arlington Park Race Track Fireworks start “at dusk”.
Barrington July 4 Barrington High School, at 616 West Main Fireworks start “at dusk”.
Bartlett July 4 Apple Orchard Park Fireworks starts at 9:30 p.m.
Elk Grove Lions Park, on Lions Drive and Elk Grove Blvd. The event starts at 6:00 p.m., fireworks 9:15 p.m.
Elmwood Park July 4 Elmwood Park High School Event starts at 6 pm, fireworks 9:30
Lake Forest July 4 Deerpath Community Park Doors open 5 pm Tickets – $ 10 for residents, $ 15 for visitors.
Glencoe July 4 Glencoe Beach Music 7:00 PM, Fireworks 9:00 pm
Glenview July 4 Glenview Park Golf Club-800 Shermer Road Concert 7:30 pm
Prospect July 4 Melas Park Fairgrounds-1326 W. Central Road Fireworks at dusk.
Northbrook July 4 Velodrome-Maple Ave. Fireworks at dusk.
Oak Forest July 4 159th and Central in Oak forest
Oak Lawn July 4 Richards High School– 10601 S. Central Ave.
Orland Park July 4 Centennial Park Fireworks at dusk.
Park Forest July 4 Village Green on Main Street Fireworks at dusk.
Rolling Meadows July 4 Salk Park Fireworks 9:15 pm
Skokie July 4 Niles West High School Fireworks at dusk.
Tinley Park July 4 McCarthy Park-16801 S. 80th Ave. Fireworks 9:15
Wilmette July 4 Gillson Park Fireworks 9:30
4th of July Chicago 2018