All of Chicagoland's Independence Day Fireworks
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All of Chicagoland's Independence Day Fireworks

With the suspicious cancellation of Chicago's official show for the second year in a row, you may be wondering where you can watch some fireworks this weekend to celebrate Independence Day with your family? We have you covered with our official list below.
All of Chicagoland's Independence Day Fireworks

Editor's Notes

  • We took the liberty[1] of removing suburbs like Lake Forest from this list due to their utterly absurd pricing.
  • While not as egregious as Lake Forest's behavior, we also removed suburbs such as Geneva, Gurnee, and Schaumburg because they tried to pass off fireworks shows presented by local baseball teams and Six Flags as their own. Tsk, tsk. Not a good look. It's just bad form.

All of the town's celebrations listed below are free admission. NOTE: Some are charging premium parking fees but none greater than $10.

Without further ado, here are all the local fireworks shows for Independence Day:



Antioch
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Williams Park
741 Main St.

Arlington Heights
July 3
9 p.m.
Arlington Park
2200 Euclid Ave

Aurora
July 2
9:20 p.m.
RiverEdge Park
360 N. Broadway

Barrington
July 2
Dusk
Barrington High School
616 W. Main St.

Bartlett
July 2
9:10 p.m.
Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center
Highway 70 & Appling Road

Batavia
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Engstrom Park and Batavia High School
1201 Main St.

Bensenville
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Redmond Recreational Complex
545 John St.

Bolingbrook
July 4
Dusk
Bolingbrook Golf Club
2001 Rodeo Drive

Buffalo Grove
July 4
9:20 p.m.
Mike Rylko Park
951 McHenry Road
Wiedner Park
50 Weidner Road
Willow Streams Park
651 Old Checker Road

Burr Ridge
July 3
9:30 p.m.
Walker Park
7425 S. Wolf Road



Chesterton
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Indiana Dunes State Park
1600 N. 25 East

Crown Point
July 4
Dusk
Lake County Fairgrounds
889 S. Court St.

Des Plaines
July 2
9:30 p.m.
Oakton Community College
1600 E. Golf Road

Downers Grove
July 4
9:30 p.m.
75th Street and Lemont Road

Elgin
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Festival Park
132 S. Grove Ave.

Elk Grove
July 4
Dusk
Rotary Green
164 Lions Drive

Elmwood Park
July 4
Dusk
Elmwood Park High School
8201 W. Fullerton Ave.

Frankfort
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Main Park
200 S. Locust St.

Gary
July 2
Dusk
Steel Yard
One Stadium Place

Glen Ellyn
July 4
Dusk
Lake Ellyn
645 Lenox Road



Glenview
July 4
Dusk
Gallery Park
2001 Patriot Blvd.

Hawthorn Woods
July 3
9:15 p.m.
Community Park
5 Park View Ln

Highland
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Homestead Park
3001 Ridge Road

Hinckley
June 26
Dusk
Hinckley-Big Rock High School
700 E. Lincoln Hwy.

Hobart
July 4
Dusk
Festival Park
111 E. Old Ridge Road

Itasca
July 4
10 p.m.
Clayson Park
Happy Acres
Franzen Park
Peacock Park

Joliet
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Rd.

Lake Zurich
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Paulus Park
200 S. Rand Road

Lemont
July 3
9:30 p.m.
Centennial Park
16028 W. 127th St.

Libertyville
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Butler Lake
810 Lake St.



Lincolnshire
July 4
9:30 p.m.
North Park
1025 Riverwoods Road

Lisle
July 3
9:30 p.m.
Community Park
1925 Short St.

Lockport
July 3
Dusk
Dellwood Park
Route 171 and Woods Drive

Lombard
July 4
Dusk
Madison Meadow Park
500 E. Wilson Ave

Michigan City
July 4
Dusk
Washington Park
6 on the Lake

Mokena
July 4
Dusk
Hickory Creek Metra Lot
9430 Hickory Creek Drive

Mount Prospect
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Melas Park
Central and Busse Roads

Mundelein
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Kracklauer Park
116 N. Lake St.

Munster
July 3
Dusk
Centennial Park
900 N Centennial Dr

Naperville
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Frontier Park
3380 Cedar Glade Drive



New Lenox
July 4
Dusk
New Lenox Village Commons
101 Veterans Parkway

North Aurora
July 3
9:30 p.m.
North Aurora Riverfront Park
25 E. State St.

Northbrook
July 4
Dusk
Meadowhill Park
1479 Maple Ave.
Techny Prairie Park and Fields
1750 Techny Road

Oakbrook Terrace
July 4
Dusk
Terrace View Park
Route 83 and 22nd Street

Oak Lawn
July 4
Dusk
Richards High School

Orland Park
July 4
Dusk
Centennial Park
15600 West Avenue

Oswego
July 4
Dusk
Prairie Point Park
4120 Plainfield Road

Palos Heights
July 3
Dusk
Memorial Park
7607 College Drive

Portage
July 3
Dusk
Founders Square
Central Avenue and Hamstrom Road

Romeoville
July 3
9:30 p.m.
Volunteer Park
1100 Murphy Dr.
Lukancic Middle School
725 Normantown Rd.
and Discovery Park
300 S. Highpoint Dr.



Rolling Meadows
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Community Center
3705 Pheasant Drive

Schererville
July 2
9:45 p.m.
6750 Rohrman Rd

Spring Grove
July 4
Dusk
Thelen Park
8516 Winn Road

St. Charles
July 4
Dusk
Pottawatomie Park
8 North Ave

Tinley Park
July 4
9:30 p.m.
McCarthy Park
16801 80th Ave.

Valparaiso
July 4
9:15 p.m.
Urschel Field
Valparaiso Street and Vale Park Road

Vernon Hills
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Century Park
1002 Lakeview Parkway

Warrenville
July 3
Dusk
Cerny Park
260 Warren Ave.

Wauconda
July 3
Dusk
Cook Park
600 N Main St

Waukegan
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Waukegan Lakefront
Harbor & Marina



Westmont
July 4
9:30 p.m.
Ty Warner Park
800 Blackhawk Drive

Wheaton
July 3
Dusk
Graf Park
1855 Manchester Road

Whiting
July 3
10 p.m.
Whiting Lakefront Park
1500 Park Road

Wilmette
July 3
9:30 p.m.
Gillson Park
Lake and Michigan Avenues

Woodstock
July 4
Dusk
Emricson Park
1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road

Yorkville
July 3
Dusk
Route 47 and Countryside Parkway


Notes & References


  1. ha, PUNS! ↩︎

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