4th of July on the North Shore | Chicago North Shore Moms

Here is your roundup of Independence Day Celebrations for 2022 on the North Shore! Enjoy!


Evanston Celebrates 100 4th of July Celebration (on the 4th)

Parade (On Monday, July 4th starting at 2:00 pm on Central Street from Central Park Ave to Ryan Field at Ashland Ave.)

Morning Games (9:00 am – 11:30 am)

Fun Run (12:45)

Band Concert (7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Palatine Concert Band, Arrington Lakefront Lagoon at Dawes Park)

Lakefront Fireworks (9:30 pm – A Musical Extravaganza! Tune your radio to 90.5 FM)


Northfield’s 4th of July Celebration on the 4th

Bike Parade, Inflatables, Giant Slides, Crafts, Games (10am-1pm Willow Park)


Independence Day Celebration July 3rd

Yankee Doodle Dash 5K (8am Gillson Park & the streets of WIlmette)

Fun and Fireworks at Gilson Field (5-10pm) NO PETS


Winnetka 4th of July Celebrations on the 4th of July:

Parade (10am starts on the corner of Elm St. + Glendale Ave. and ends at Village Green, 525 Maple St.)

Events on the Green (11am – 1:30pm @ Village Green)

Fireworks (9:20pm @ Duke Child’s Field, 1321 Willow Rd.)


Northbrook 4th of July on the 4th

Liberty Loop 5K Run/Walk (7:30am – 10pm Techny Prairie Park)

4th of July Breakfast (7:30am – 11am Rotary Club of Northbrook)

Bike Parade (2:15pm – 2:30pm)

DJ Entertainment (7-9pm Gather at Meadowhill Park for DJ entertainment at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome)

Fireworks (9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Techny Prairie Park and Fields)


Deerfield Family Days July 3rd and 4th

July 3rd Brickyards Park

  • DJ Begins at 5pm
  • Food Vendors 5pm – 9pm
  • Carnival Games 5pm – 9pm
  • Bounce Rides (Free) 5pm – 9pm
  • Fireworks (Dusk)

July 4th Jewett Park

  • Rotary 5K Race – Registration From 7:15 – 7:45am. Race Begins 8am Register HERE
  • Breakfast in the Park by the Wild Roaster 8am – 10:30am
  • Arts & Crafts Show 8am – 3pm
  • Bike Parade 8:30am – 9am (Rosemary Terrace Lot)
  • Dog Show 8:45am – 10am BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog)
  • Food Vendors 10am – 3pm
  • Sensory Friendly Play Area 10am – 2pm
  • Kids Amusement Rides and carnival games (Wristbands $15) 10am – 3pm
  • Flower Show (New Location@ Jewett Park Pavilion) 11am – 3pm
  • Parade at Noon (Deerspring Pool to Jewett Park)


Glenview 4th of July Celebration


July 4
Lehigh & Glenview Roads
11:30 a.m.

Bike Parade begins at 11:15 a.m. at Jackman Park

Twilight Fireworks

July 4
5 p.m.  Music with Live DJ, Food Vendors
7 p.m.  Live Band
8:30 p.m. Flyover of the P-8 Poseidon
9:20 p.m.  Fireworks
Gallery Park


Glencoe’s Independence Day Celebrations:

Party and fireworks in the Park (6-10 PM, Sunday, July 3, Lakefront Park)

Family Games (9-11:30 AM, Monday, July 4, Kalk Park)

Village Parade (1 PM, Monday, July 4, Downtown Glencoe)

Beach Party (11 AM-9 PM, Monday, July 4, Glencoe Beach)

Highland Park

Highland Park 4th of July Celebration (July 4th 9:30am-10pm):

Children’s Bike and Pet Parade (9:30am Downtown Highland Park)

Highland Park Parade (10am Downtown Highland Park)

Fourth Fest (11-2pm Sunset Woods Park)

Concert & Fireworks (3:45 Wolters Field)

Lake Forest

Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks

5-10pm July 4, 2022 at Deerpath Community Park

Lake Bluff

Lake Bluff 4th of July Celebration on the 4th

Parade (9:50 @ corner of E. Scranton Ave. and Walnut Ave.)

Lake Bluff Park Districts Band at the Beach (6-8pm @ North Sunrise Beach)

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