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Winnetka’s Fourth of July Celebration

Programs

Location

Winnetka Park District
Admin + Recreation Office
540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL 60093
P: (847) 501-2040
F: (847) 501-5779
E: wpdinfo@winpark.org

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5pm

Winnetka's Fourth of July: Schedule of Events

Parade | Tuesday, July 4 | 10am

Support local organizations and your neighbors as they march in the parade alongside orchestras, pipe bands, jugglers, Uncle Sam on stilts, and more!

The parade starts on the corner of Elm Street + Glendale Avenue and will proceed east down Elm Street to finish at Village Green Park.

Events on the Green | Tuesday, July 4 | 11am - 1:30pm

After the parade, join us at the Village Green Park for the traditional flag-raising ceremony, a children’s flag parade, and our historic family races! Compete for the coveted family trophy and let the bragging rights begin.

Kona Ice will be handing out FREE ice cream to the first 600 kids.

View the full schedule of events by clicking the button below.

Fourthfest | Tuesday, July 4 | 5:30 - 8:30pm

Join us for fun family activities before the fireworks begin! There will be live music by the Blooze Brothers at 7pm, a performance by the Jesse White Tumblers at 8pm, and food trucks featuring La Cocinita, City BBQ, The Fat Shallot, and Kona Ice to grab a bite to eat. View the full schedule of events by clicking the button below. Parking is first come first serve at the Park District facility lots.

Wristband Required Attractions (children only):
  • Games/inflatables/rides
  • Balloon artists
  • Face painting
  • Tattoos
  • Other activities

Use the button below to purchase your wristband ahead of time to save money! Wristbands will be able to purchase day-of.

Fireworks | Tuesday, July 4 | 9:20pm

Join us for the best fireworks show on the North Shore! Viewing for the fireworks will be on the turf at Skokie Playfield. A map for Fourthfest activities and fireworks viewing is available to view by clicking the button below.

Please note, the fireworks viewing is not at Duke Childs Field this year due to the stormwater construction project. Parking is first come first serve at the Park District facility lots.

Security Measures

Please note, there will be increased security measures during all Fourth of July festivities. A security team will be on-site to conduct a bag check at the entrance of the fireworks viewing area + Fourthfest. There will be only one entrance to that area.

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