Fireworks, parades, concerts, family-focused fun – there are numerous events across the Chicago area over the 4th of July weekend. Here is a county by county breakdown of options for your 2022 plans.

Counties are listed in this order: Cook, DuPage, Lake (IL), Will, Kane, Lake (IN), McHenry, Kankakee, DeKalb, Kendall, LaSalle, Grundy, Boone, Ogle, Lee.

For your Fourth of July forecast, visit the WGN Weather Center.

This list may not be all-inclusive, however it will be continually updated as more events are announced. Know of an event we’re missing or see an error in need of correction? Use the form at the bottom of the list to let us know!

Cook County

Arlington Heights

Frontier Days runs June 30 through July 4 – Recreation Park, 500 E Miner Street Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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Bartlett

Annual Bartlett Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza runs July 1-4 – corner of ​S. Stearns and S. Bartlett Road near the Bartlett Community Center, 700 S Bartlett Rd. Bartlett, IL 60103

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Bensenville

Libertyfest on July 4 – Redmond Recreational Complex, 545 John St. Bensenville, IL 60106

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Blue Island / Posen (partnership)

Fireworks at the Falls 2022 on July 3 – SEPA Station #3, 13200 Irving Ave. Blue Island, IL 60406

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Bridgeview

3rd of July Celebration on July 3 – Commissioners Park, 8100 S Beloit Ave. Bridgeview, IL 60455

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Brookfield

4th of July Parade & Party in the Park on July 4 – Kiwanis Park, 8820 Brookfield Ave. Brookfield, IL 60513

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Buffalo Grove

4th of July Fireworks on July 4 – Willow Stream Park, 651 Old Checker Rd. Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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Chicago

Grant Park Music Festival’s Independence Day Salute on July 3

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Navy Pier’s summer fireworks on July 2

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Des Plaines

Community fireworks on July 1 at Oakton Community College, Independence Day Parade on July 4 at Center St. and Wicke Ave. – Oakton Community College, 1600 Golf Rd. Des Plaines, IL 60016

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Elk Grove Village

Fourth of July Celebration on July 4 – Rotary Green, 164 Lions Dr. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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Elmwood Park

Celebrate July 4th on July 4 – Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W Fullerton Ave. Elmwood Park, IL 60707

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Evanston

Celebrating 100 Years: Evanston Fourth of July Association event on July 4 with parade, games, and fireworks – multiple parks throughout Evanston

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Evergreen Park

2022 Independence Day Parade and Fireworks on July 1 – parade starts at 6:30 p.m. on 95th street, fireworks begin at dusk at Duffy Park, 9200 S Millard Ave. Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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Glencoe

Independence Day Celebrations runs July 3-4 – multiple locations with fireworks at Glencoe Beach on July 3, 160 Hazel Ave. Glencoe, IL 60022

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Glenview

4th of July Celebration on July 4 – Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Blvd. Glenview, IL 60026

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Harvey

4th of July Celebration on July 2 – festivities held from 153rd to 154th and Broadway

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Hoffman Estates

Northwest Fourth Fest runs July 1-4 with fireworks on July 3 – NOW Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169

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La Grange

La Grange Country Club’s 3rd of July Party on July 3, the event itself is only for club members however their fireworks can be seen from surrounding area – suggested viewing location for non-club members is Waiola Park

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Lemont

Independence Day Extravaganza! on July 3 – Centennial Park, 16028 W 127th St. Lemont, IL 60439

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Morton Grove

Morton Grove Days runs July 1-4 – Harrer Park / Civic Center, 6140 Dempster Street Morton Grove, IL 60053

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Mount Prospect

4th of July Festival runs June 30 through July 4 – Melas Park, 1500 W. Central Rd. Mt Prospect, IL 60056

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Northbrook

2022 Northbrook 4th of July on July 4 – Meadowhill Park, 1479 Maple Ave. Northbrook, IL 60062

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North Riverside

Independence Day Parade on July 4, will end at Veterans Park

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Oak Lawn

Fireworks Show on July 4 – Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave. Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Oak Park

July 4th Parade and Fireworks on July 4 – Oak Park and River Forest High School, 201 Scoville Ave. Oak Park, IL 60302

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Orland Park

Independence Day Concert & Fireworks on July 4 – Centennial Park, 15600 West Ave. Orland Park, IL 60462

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Palatine

Hometown Fest runs June 30 through July 4 – Community Park, 250 E Wood St. Palatine, IL 60067

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Palos Heights

Independence Day Celebration runs July 3-4 – 7607 W College Dr. Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Park Forest

4th of July on July 4 – 352 Main St. Park Forest, IL 60466

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Park Ridge

Fireworks Celebration on July 3 – Maine East High School, 2601 Dempster St. Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Riverside

Festival in the Park on July 4 – Guthrie Park, 1 Burling Rd. Riverside, IL 60546

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Rolling Meadows

4th of July Parade on July 4 – begins at 11:30 a.m. at 2901 Central Rd. Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

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Rosemont

Rockin’ in the Park 2022 on July 4 – Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Pl. Rosemont, IL 60018

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Schaumburg

Post-game Independence Day Fireworks Supershow on July 4 – Schaumburg Boomers’ Wintrust Field, 1999 S Springinsguth Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60193

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Skokie

Skokie 4th of July Parade on July 4 – from Oakton Community College north along Lincoln Ave. ending up going east along Oakton St.

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South Holland

Fourth of July Celebration 2022 on July 4 – South Suburban College, 15800 State St. South Holland, IL 60473

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Streamwood

4th of July Fireworks on July 4 – Dolphin Park, 724 S Park Blvd. Streamwood, IL 60107

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Tinley Park

Annual 4th of July Celebration on July 4 – McCarthy Park, 16801 S 80th Ave. Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Westchester

July 4th Parade on July 4 – begins at 10 a.m. at the corner of Mayfair and Dorchester

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Wilmette

Independence Day Celebration on July 3 – Gillson Park, 890 Michigan Ave. Wilmette, IL

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Winnetka

Fourth of July on July 4 – Duke Child’s Field, 1321 Willow Rd. Winnetka, IL 60093

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DuPage County

Bloomingdale

Fireworks Display on July 3 – 250 W Schick Rd. Bloomingdale, IL 60108

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Burr Ridge

Independence Day Fireworks on July 3 – Walker Park, 7425 S Wolf Rd. Burr Ridge, IL 60527

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Carol Stream

Summer Celebration Concert on July 2 (with fireworks) – Town Center, 960 N Gary Ave. Carol Stream, IL 60188

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Darien

2022 4th of July Parade on July 4 – begins at 9:30 a.m. and proceeds primarily along 71st St.

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Downers Grove / Woodridge (partnership)

July 4th Fireworks on July 4 – 75th St. and Lemont Rd.

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Glen Ellyn

The 4th in Glen Ellyn on July 4 – Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Rd. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Hinsdale

Independence Day Celebrations on July 4 – Burlington Park, 1 Chicago Ave. Hinsdale, IL 60521

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Itasca

Fourth of July Celebration on July 4 – Hamilton Lakes, 1133 N Arlington Heights Rd. Itasca, IL 60143

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Lisle

Independence Day Celebration July 3-4 – Community Park, 1825 Short St. Lisle, IL 60532

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Lombard

2022 Fourth of July Fireworks on July 4 – Madison Meadow Park, 500 E Wilson Ave. Lombard, IL 60148

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Naperville

The Naperville Salute runs July 1-4 – Rotary Hill, 670W Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540

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Oak Brook

The Taste of Oak Brook on July 3 – Oak Brook Polo Fields, 700 Oak Brook Rd. Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Oakbrook Terrace

Independence Day Celebration on July 4 – Terrace View Park, 17W063 Hodges Rd. Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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Roselle

Independence Day Celebration on July 3 – Lake Park High School West Campus, 500 W Bryn Mawr Ave. Roselle, IL 60172

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Warrenville

4th of July Celebration runs July 3-4 – Cerny Park, 4S150 River Rd. Warrenville, IL 60555

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Westmont

Independence Day Celebration on July 4 – Ty Warner Park, 800 Blackhawk Dr. Westmont, IL 60559

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Wheaton

2022 Wheaton Independence Day Celebration runs July 3-4 – Graf Park, 1855 Manchester Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187

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Villa Park

Independence Day Parade on July 4 – parade begins at 10 a.m.

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Lake County

Barrington

July Fourth Weekend runs July 1-4 – multiple locations, fireworks on July 1 at Barrington High School, 616 W Main St. Barrington, IL 60010

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Deerfield

Family Days runs July 3-4 – multiple locations, fireworks on July 3 at Brickyards Park, 375 Elm St. Deerfield, IL 60015

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Fox Lake

Celebrate Fox Lake on July 2 – Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd. Fox Lake, IL 60020

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Gurnee

July 4th Fest runs July 2-4, Six Flags Great America, 1 Great America Parkway Gurnee, IL 60031

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Hawthorn Woods

4th of July Fireworks on July 3 – Community Park, 5 Park View Ln. Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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Highland Park

4th of July Celebration on July 4 – Sunset Woods Park, 1801 Sunset Rd. Highland Park, IL 60035

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Lake Forest

July 4th Festival & Fireworks on July 4 – Deerpath Community Park, 95 Deerpath Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Lake Zurich

4th of July Celebration on July 4– Paulus Park, 200 S Rand Rd. Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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Libertyville

Independence Day Celebration on July 4 – Butler Lake Park, 835 W Winchester Rd. Libertyville, IL 60048

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Lincolnshire

Red, White & BOOM runs July 3-4 – North Park, 1025 Riverwoods Rd. Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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Mundelein

Community Days Festival runs July 1-4 – Kracklauer Park, 116 N Lake St. Mundelein, IL 60060

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Round Lake Area

Beachfest & Fireworks on July 3 – Cultural & Civic Center Grounds, 2007 N Civic Center Way Round Lake Beach, IL 60073

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Vernon Hills

2022 Fourth of July Celebrations on July 4 – Big Bear Lake, 1001 Lakeview Pkwy. Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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Wauconda

Independence Day Fireworks on July 3

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Waukegan

Fourth of July Fireworks on July 4 – Waukegan Harbor & Marina, 55 S Harbor Pl. Waukegan, IL 60085

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Zion

Independence Day Celebration on June 30 – Zion Park District Band Shell, 2400 Dowie Memorial Drive Zion, 60099

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Will County

Beecher

4th of July Festival runs July 1-4 – Fireman’s Park, 675 Penfield St. Beecher, IL 60401

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Bolingbrook

4th of July Celebration on July 4 – Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Dr. Bolingbrook, IL 60490

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Frankfort

4th of July Celebration on July 4 – Main Park, 200 S Locust St. Frankfort, IL 60423

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Joliet

Independence Celebration on July 3 – Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, 201 W Jefferson St. Joliet, Illinois 60432

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Lockport

Fireworks on July 3

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Mokena

4th of July Parade 2022 on July 4 – begins at 10 a.m.

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New Lenox

Independence Day Celebration on July 4 – Village Commons, 199 Veterans Pkwy. New Lenox, IL 60451

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Romeoville

3rd of July Fireworks – three separate locations at the same time

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Kane County

Aurora

Fireworks on July 4 – RiverEdge Park, 360 N Broadway Avenue Aurora, IL 60505

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Batavia

Batavia Sky Concert on July 4 – Engstrom Family Park, 326 Millview Dr. Batavia, IL 60510

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Elgin

Fourth of July on July 4 – Festival Park, 132 S Grove Ave. Elgin, IL 60120

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North Aurora

Independence Day Celebration on July 3 – 25 E State St. North Aurora, IL 60542

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Sleepy Hollow

Fourth of July Festival and Fireworks on July 2 and July 4 – 875 Winmoor Dr. Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118

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South Elgin

4th of July Celebration on July 4 – Panton Mill Park, 172 Prairie St. South Elgin, IL 60177

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St. Charles

July 4th Celebration on July 4 – Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174

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Lake County, IN

Cedar Lake

Summerfest 2022 runs July 1-4 – Cedar Lake Town Grounds, 7408 Constitution Ave. Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Crown Point

Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks on July 4 – Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S Court St. Crown Point, IN 46307

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East Chicago

Independence Day Celebration on July 3 – multiple locations

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Hobart

Fourth of July Celebration on July 4

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Munster

Independence Day Fireworks Show on July 3 – Centennial Park, 900 N Centennial Dr. Munster, IN 46321

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Schererville

Schererville Fireworks 2022 on July 1 – Rohrman Park, 6750 Rohrman Rd. Crown Point, IN 46307

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Whiting

July 3rd Fireworks – Whiting Lakefront Park, 1500 Park Rd. Whiting, IN 46394

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McHenry County

Cary

Summer Celebration on July 1 – Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Rd. Cary, IL 60013

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Crystal Lake

Lakeside Festival runs June 30 through July 3 and Independence Day Parade on July 3 – festival at The Dole, 401 Country Club Road Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

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Huntley

Independence Day Fireworks Show on July 4 – Deicke Park, 11419 IL-47 Huntley, IL 60142

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Spring Grove

Independence Day 2022 runs July 3-4 – Main Street Park

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Woodstock

Annual 4th of July Firework Display on July 4 – Emricson Park, 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Rd. Woodstock, IL 60098

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Kankakee County

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DeKalb County

DeKalb

Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebration on July 4 – Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb, IL 60115

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Sandwich

Freedom Days Celebration on July 2 – Sandwich Fairgrounds, 1401 Suydam Rd. Sandwich, IL 60548

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Shabbona

4th of July on July 4 – Shabbona Lake State Park, 100 Preserve Rd. Shabbona, IL 60550

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Kendall County

Oswego

Independence Day Fireworks on July 4 – Prairie Point Park, 4120 Plainfield Rd. Oswego, IL 60543

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Plano

Fireworks, Inaugural Independence Day Event on July 1 – Plano High School’s Reaper Stadium, 704 W Abe St. Plano, IL 60545

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Yorkville

Independence Day Celebration on July 4 – Town Square, 301 N Bridge St. Yorkville, IL 60560

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LaSalle County

Dayton

Freedomfest runs July 1-4 – Skydive Chicago, 3215 E 1969th Rd. Ottawa, IL 61350

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Leland

4th of July Fireworks on July 4 – Leland High School, 300 N Main St. Leland, IL 60531

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Ottawa

4th of July Fireworks on July 4 – Ottawa Township High School, 211 E Main St. Ottawa, IL 61350

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Peru

Rock the River on July 3 – along the river on Water St. between Pike St. and Putnam St.

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Sheridan

4th of July Celebration Week runs June 26 through July 4 – precise location not listed

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Streator

Streator’s 4th runs July 2 through 10 – multiple events, multiple locations

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Utica

Fireworks Celebration on July 2 – Carey Memorial Park, 248 W Canal St. North Utica, IL 61373

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Grundy County

Morris

Grundy County Fair runs June 30 through July 4 with fireworks on July 3 – Grundy County Fairgrounds, 8890 IL-47 Morris, IL 60450

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Boone County

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Ogle County

Mt. Morris

Let Freedom Ring runs July 1-4 – multiple locations

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Rochelle

Independence Day Parade & Fireworks on July 2 – Atwood Park, 6300 20th St. Rochelle, IL 61068

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Lee County

Amboy

4th of July Celebration on July 3 – downtown Amboy at the intersection of Main St. and North East Ave.

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Dixon

Petunia Festival runs June 30 through July 4 – multiple locations

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