Winnetka & North Shore Fireworks 2018

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Fireworks and events schedule for the North Shore


This year the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday so we don't technically have a long weekend. But I think we'll see lots of people taking time of next week - we've waited a long time for summer! 

Here is a roundup of local fireworks and events for the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, and Glenview. Kenilworth and Northfield will not have their own fireworks but can participate in activities in any other village. See map below for locations.


Winnetka's celebration always kicks off with a parade on Elm St, starting at Hibbard Road and ending up at the Village Green Park. The parade starts at 10 am and visitors can line up along the entire route. Fun events for children start at 11 am at the Village Green Park.

Later in the day head over to Duke Childs Field for children's events, music, and fireworks. The evening will proceed with:

6-8 pm - more fun and games for children
7-9 pm - Hillbilly Rockstarz
8 pm - Jesse White tumblers
9:20 fireworks begin

For more information, please see Winnetka Fourth of July 2018





A  full day of activities planned starting with a fun run at 8 am and ending with 9pm fireworks at Lakefront Park.

8 am - 2 mile run starts at the Glencoe train station
10 am - preschool games at Kalk park
11 am - mini-golf tournament at Kalk park
12 pm - Glencoe's got talent at Kalk park
2 pm - Glencoe Fourth of July parade starts at Central school
6 pm - Park and Ride to Lakefront park starts (Village and train parking lots)
6:30 pm - music by Spoken For at Lakefront park
9 pm - fireworks start at Lakefront park

For more information, please see Glencoe Fourth of July 2018


- NOTE: Wilmette celebrates the holiday on July 3

The bash starts at 4 pm at Gillson Park with a full schedule of events including music, games, rides, and of course, fireworks. Parking is limited and walking, biking, or taking the bus are encouraged.

Wilmette Fourth of July schedule 2018

See Wilmette Fourth of July schedule


- is having a parade and fireworks.

11:15 am - parade starts
7 pm - Patriotic Concert at Gallery Park
9:15 pm - fireworks start

See more at Glenview Fourth of July





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