Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Don't Miss These 4th of July Events on Chicago's North Shore!

Summer is in full swing here on Chicago's North Shore and that means the Fourth of July is just around the corner! It's time for beach days, pool time, BBQs, and patriotic parades to celebrate our nation's birthday— And lucky for North Shore residents, there are dozens of events to choose from to do just that!

Below are upcoming 4th of July events to mark on your calendar:

Deerfield Fireworks Show
When: July 3, 2017; 5 PM to 10 PM
Where: Brickyards Park

Deerfield will host its own fireworks display on July 3! The gates open at 5 PM, with live music at 6 PM, flag raising and national anthem at 7 PM, and ending with the fireworks at dusk!

Winnetka Fourth of July Parade
When: July 4, 2017; 10 AM
Where: Parade begins at the intersection of Elm Street and Glendale Avenue

Support your local Winnetka organizations and join your neighbors in this patriotic parade! There will be orchestras, pipe bands, Dixieland bands, jugglers and of course, Uncle Sam on stilts! The parade will begin at the intersection of Elm Street and Glendale Avenue, head east through town, and end at the Village Green.

Winnetka Fourthfest
When: July 4, 2017; 6 PM
Where: Duke Childs Field

After the parade, there will be a series of events for the family at the Village Green, and later that night, the annual Fourthfest kicks off! With food, music, kids activities, and a fireworks display at 9 PM, this is the perfect ending to a fun-filled day!

Glencoe Fourth of July Celebration
When: July 4, 2017; 8 AM to 9 PM
Where: Lakefront Park

This FREE 4th of July event will include the Glencoe's Got Talent talent show at 12 PM at Kalk Park, parade at 2 PM at Central School, and live music, before the fireworks at 9 PM!

Highland Park 4th of July Parade
When: July 4, 2017; 10 AM
Where: Intersection of Laurel and St. Johns Avenues

This year's parade will begin at the intersection of Laurel and St. Johns Avenues, turning west on Central Avenue and continuing to Sunset Park. The children's bike and pet parade prior to the big Independence Day parade will begin at 9:30 AM.

Northbrook 4th of July
When: July 4, 2017; 7:30 AM to Dusk
Where: Techny Prairie Park and Fields

This year's festivities begin with the Liberty Loop 5K Run/Walk at Techny Prairie Park and Fields, before the Rotary Club's breakfast at Village Green Park from 7:30 AM to 11 AM. Next up is the family golf tournament at Sportsman's Country Club from 9 AM to Noon, the Mile-Long Parade at 2:30 PM covering Cherry/Western/Shermer/Meadow, and ending with fireworks at Meadowhill Park and Techny Prairie Park and Fields.

Glenview Fourth of July Parade
When: July 4, 2017; 11:15 AM
Where: Begins at Glenview Community Church, heading west on Glenview Road, ending before Glendale Road

Local kids ages 3-9 will lead the parade with their own bike parade! The bike parade route ends at Sheerer Road in the St. David's Episcopal Church parking lot.

As always, do not hesitate to contact me with any questions about the local real estate market, buying or selling a home in Glencoe, Deerfield, Northbrook, Highland Park, Winnetka or beyond!

I wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July!

Janie Bress
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