Fireworks

Kane County Cougars

LOCATION: Northwestern Medicine Field | 39W125 Cherry Lane, Geneva

DATE: Fireworks after the games on

  • May 28, 29, 30

  • June 17

  • July 1, 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, 24, 30, 31

  • August 6, 7, 13, 14

  • September 3, 4, 5

 

FEATURES: There are SO MANY fireworks shows at Northwestern Medicine Field this season, and each Fireworks Day has other ballpark specials to further entice you to get in there! 

COST: Comes with purchase of game ticket

Geneva

Pottawatomie Park

LOCATION: Pottawatomie Park or Ferson Creek Park are great places for viewing

DATE: July 4 at nightfall.  In case of inclement weather, fireworks will be held on the next clear evening.

 

FEATURES: The band 'Soda' will begin performing at 6pm, but you can make a day of it and hang out at Pottawatomie Park all day!  Swimming at Swanson Pool, paddlewheel riverboat, mini golf, park, picnicking, kayak rentals, and MORE! Concessions available from at River View Miniature Golf Refreshment Stand.

COST: FREE!

St. Charles

Batavia High School

LOCATION: Batavia High School Baseball Field OR Engstrom Park (326 Millview Drive) are great viewing spots!

DATE: July 4 at 9:30p.  In case of inclement weather, fireworks will be held on the next clear evening.

 

FEATURES: The band 'The Blind Roosevelts' will begin performing at 6pm, followed by the Batavia Community Band at 8:15p leading up to the Sky Concert!  The fireworks show is coordinated with a soundtrack!

COST: FREE!

Batavia

elburn fireworks show

LOCATION: Elburn Lions Park, Elburn, IL

DATE: Dusk, July 10, 2021 (Rain date July 11, 2021)

 

FEATURES: A great way to see a second set of fireworks after the Fourth of July!

COST: FREE!

elburn

Festival Park

LOCATION: Festival Park, 132 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin

DATE: Sunday, July 4, 2021 | 9:15p

 

FEATURES: Elgin is presenting a Fourth of July fireworks display at Festival Park on Sunday, July 4. Unlike previous years’ events, this summer’s fireworks display will not have any supporting entertainment or other amenities. This event will simply be an opportunity for persons to gather in Festival Park and other nearby locations for viewing. The fireworks display will last 20-30 minutes.

elgin

Naperville salute

LOCATION: Frontier Park, 3380 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL

DATE: July 4, 2021 at dusk

 

FEATURES: The Naperville Salute is a Family-Friendly Independence Day Hometown Celebration, centered around our appreciation for Veterans, Active Military, First Responders and their Families. The Salute blends community, local entertainment, Family Fun and a Fireworks Extravaganza. The footprint will encompass Rotary Hill July 2-3 along the Riverwalk and downtown Naperville. Fireworks will be held July 4 at Frontier Park in south Naperville.

COST: FREE!

naperville

Aurora Fireworks

LOCATION: RiverEdge Park, 360 N Broadway Avenue, Aurora, IL 

DATE: Friday, July 2, 2021 | 7pm - 10:15pm

 

FEATURES: Join the City of Aurora as we celebrate Independence Day by living up to our "City of Lights" name with a spectacular fireworks display in downtown Aurora! Gates open at 7pm, fireworks at dusk.
 

Best viewing at:
RiverEdge Park (360 N Broadway Avenue) OR McCullough Park (150 W Illinois Avenue)

 

DJ Suave Smooth will be spinning at RiverEdge Park from 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM.
DJ Pena will be spinning at McCullough Park from 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM.

COST: FREE!

aurora

wheaton independence day celebration

LOCATION: Graf Park, 1855 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL 

DATE: Saturday, July 3, 2021 | 5:30pm - 9:30pm

 

FEATURES: Fireworks are currently set to start at dusk (approximately 9 pm). The evening’s event will include lawn games, concessions, DJ, and giveaways. A local scout troop will provide a flag ceremony in Graf Park before the fireworks show

COST: FREE!

wheaton

sandwich freedom days

LOCATION: 1401 Suydam Road, Sandwich, IL

DATE: July 3, 2021 | 3:00pm - 9:30pm

 

FEATURES: TBD

COST: $5

sandwich

bartlett 4th of july festival

LOCATION: Community Park, South Bartlett Road and Stearns Road, Bartlett, IL

DATE: Friday, July 2, 2021 | 9:30pm

 

FEATURES: The Annual Bartlett Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza takes place on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Community Park located near the intersection of South Bartlett Road and Stearns Road. The fireworks are scheduled to start at 9:30pm and finish at approximately 10pm.

COST: FREE!

bartlett

independence day fireworks

LOCATION: Prairie Point Community Park, 4120 Plainfield Rd, Oswego,

DATE: Sunday, July 4, 2021 (rain date scheduled for Monday, July 5, same time) | 9:30pm - 10pm

 

FEATURES: Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and get ready for a show! Oswego’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks Display will be held at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m.  Limited parking will be available at the park, itself. 

COST: FREE!

oswego

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