LIST: Where to Watch Fireworks in Illinois 2019

June 25, 2019

The only proper way to celebrate Independence Day aka 4th of July is by grabbing the whole family and taking in a fireworks show at your local park!

Since 4th of July falls on a Thursday this year, most of the shows are happening on July 4th, but there's a few suburbs doing them the 3rd.

Check out the list and plan accordingly. Thanks to Fireworks in Illinois for putting this list together. 

Fireworks start at dusk (usually after 9pm), but be sure to get there early and snag a good spot! 

 

Antioch
Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:15 p.m.
Where: Williams Park Pavillion
874 Main St
in Antioch, Illinois 60002

 

Aurora

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.

Where: RiverEdge Park
360 N Broadway St 
Aurora, Illinois 60505

 

Bartlett

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: South Stearns and South Bartlett Roads 
Bartlett, Illinois 60103

 

Batavia

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Watch from Engstrom Park
326 Millview Drive 
Batavia, Illinois 60510

 

Beecher

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Firemen’s Park
673 Penfield St 
Beecher, Illinois 60401

 

Bensenville

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Redmond Recreational Complex
735 E. Jefferson 
Bensenville, Illinois 60106

 

Bolingbrook

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:25 p.m.

Where: Bolingbrook Golf Club
2001 Rodeo Drive 
Bolingbrook, Illinois 60490

 

Buffalo Grove

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:15 p.m.

Where: Ernie Karge Rotary Village Green
260 N. Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois

 

Chicago
Dates: Every Wednesday (9:30pm) and Saturday (10:15pm) from May 26 through September 1, 2019
Where: Navy Pier; best viewing from Dock Stage; 600 E Grand Ave
in Chicago, Illinois 60611

 

Deerfield

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Brickyards Park
Fountain View Drive 
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

 

Downers Grove

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: 75th St. and Lemont Rd.
Downers Grove, IL

 

Evanston

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Sheridan Rd & Church St 
Evanston, Illinois 60201

 

Evergreen Park

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where:Duffy Park
9101 S. Ridgeway 
Evergreen Park, Illinois 60805

 

Frankfort

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9 p.m.

Where: Main Park on Nebraska Street
Frankfort, Illinois

 

Glen Ellyn

Date:  July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Lake Ellyn Park
645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137

 

Glencoe

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.

Where: Lakefront Park
55 Hazel Ave 
Glencoe, Illinois 60022

 

Glenview

Date:  July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Gallery Park
Patriot & Navy Blvd 
Glenview, Illinois 60026

 

Hawthorn Woods

Date:  July 3, 2019 at 9:15 p.m.

Where: Community Park

42 Park View Lane 
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047

 

Highland Park

Date:  July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Wolters Field
1080 Park Ave West 
Highland Park, Illinois 60035

 

Itasca 

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:45 p.m.

Where: Hamilton Lakes
Park Blvd 
Itasca, Illinois 60143

 

Joliet

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:20 p.m.

Where: Memorial Stadium Park
3000 W Jefferson St 
Joliet, Illinois 60435

 

Lake Zurich

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:15pm

Where: Paulus Park
200 S. Rand Road
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047

 

Lemont

Date:  July 3, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where:Centennial Park
16028 127th St 
Lemont, Illinois 60439

 

Libertyville

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Butler Lake Park

500 Lake Street

Libertyville, IL 60048

 

McHenry

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2019 at dusk

Where: Petersen Park

4300 Petersen Park Road

McHenry, Illinois

 

Morton Grove

Date:  July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Harrar Park
6250 Dempster 
Morton Grove, Illinois 60053

 

Mount Prospect

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Melas Park
1500 W. Central Road 
Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056

 

Naperville

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Naperville Rib Fest

West Street Garden Plot parking lot

700 S West Street

Naperville, IL 60540

 

Oak Brook - CANCELLED 

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Polo Grounds off of 31st Street between Spring and York Roads
31st Street 
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

 

Oak Park

Date: July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Oak Park and River Forest High School

Near East Avenue and Lake Street

Oak Park, Illinois

 

Orland Park

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:15 p.m.

Where: Centennial Park

15600 West Avenue

Orland Park, Illinois

 

Oswego

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Rain date: July 5, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Where: Prairie Point Community Park

Prairie Point Elementary School grounds between Plainfield and Grove Roads

Oswego, Illinois

 

Palatine

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Community Park 

250 E. Wood St.
Palatine, Illinois 60067

 

Palos Heights

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Memorial Park | Fireworks over Lake Katherine
7607 west College Drive 
Palos Heights, Illinois 60466

 

Park Ridge

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Maine East High School
2601 West Dempster St 
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

 

Pingree Grove

Date: July 5, 2019

Where: Baseball Complex

1125 Wester Blvd.

Pingree Grove, IL 60140

 

Plainfield

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Plainfield Central High School
24120 W. Fort Beggs Dr. 
Plainfield, Illinois 60544

 

Romeoville

Date:  July 3, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Deer Crossing Park
Romeoville, Illinois 60446

 

Roselle

Date:  July 3, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Lake Park High School West
500 West Bryn Mawr Ave 
Roselle, Illinois 60172

 

Skokie

Date:  July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Niles West High School
5701 Oakton St. 
Skokie, Illinois 60076

South Holland

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:10 p.m.

Where: Veterans Memorial Park

South Holland, Illinois

 

Streamwood

Date: July 4, 2019 at  9:30 p.m.

Where: Dolphin Park on Park Blvd.

Streamwood, Illinois

 

Streator

Date:  July 3, 2019 at 9:15 p.m.

Where: Streator Township High School football field
202 West Lincoln Ave 
Streator, Illinois 61364

 

Tinley Park

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:15 p.m.

Where: McCarthy Park
16801 W 80th Ave 
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477

 

Vernon Hills

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:30pm at Dusk

Where: Century Park
1001 Lakeview Pkwy 
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061

 

Wauconda

Date:  July 3, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Cook Park
700 N Main St 
Wauconda, Illinois 60084

 

Wilmette

Date:  July 3, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Gillson Park
Sheridan Road and Michigan Avenue 
Wilmette, Illinois 60091

 

Winnetka

Date:  July 4, 2019 at 9:20pm

Where: Duke Childs Field
1321 Willow Road 
Winnetka, Illinois 60093

 

Woodridge

Date: July 4, 2019 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: 75th Street and Lemont Road
Woodridge, IL 60517

 

Woodstock

Date:  July 4, 2019 at Dusk

Where: Emricson Park
900 W. South St 
Woodstock, Illinois 60098