As the Fourth of July weekend kicks off, families can enjoy watching the Independence Day parades. Below is a list of parade routes and times in the Chicago area.
Evergreen Park: 95th and Springfield,6:30 p.m.
Fox Lake: Grant High School 2 p.m.
Bartlett: Oak Avenue to Stearns Road, 1 p.m.
Crystal Lake: City Hall to Lakeside Festival grounds, 1 p.m.
Warrenville: Downtown Warrenville south on Warren Avenue, 3 p.m.
Arlington Heights: Oakton at Dunton to Miner, 10 a.m.
Aurora: Benton and River Streets, 10 a.m.
Barrington: Barrington High School to train station, 10 a.m.
Beecher: Corner of Miller and Elliot, 4 p.m.
Bensenville: Downtown Bensenville, 10 a.m.
Carol Stream: Corner of Lies Road and County Farm Road, 10 a.m.
Chicago: Independence Park, 10 a.m.
Darien: North on Cass Avenue to 71st Street, 9:30 a.m.
Deerfield: Deerfield High School to Park Avenue, Noon
Des Plaines: Main and Grant Streets, 12:45 p.m.
Elgin: Slade and Douglas Streets, 9 a.m.
Evanston: Central Street, 2 p.m.
Flossmoor: Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Preserve, 10 a.m.
Glencoe: Central School, 2 p.m.
Glen Ellyn: Ellyn Avenue, Noon
Glenview: Harlem Avenue and Glenview Road, 11:15 a.m.
Hawthorn Woods: Falkirk and Carlisle, 10 a.m.
Highland Park: Laurel and St. Johns Avenues, 10 a.m.
Hinsdale: Sixth and Garfield Streets, 10 a.m.
Hoffman Estates: Illinois Boulevard, 9 a.m.
Lisle: Travels through Downtown Lisle and ends at Museums of Station Park, 11 a.m.
Lincolnshire: Kings Cross Drive to Lincolnshire Drive, 11 a.m.
Lyons: 46th Street and Lawndale Avenue, 1 p.m.
Mount Prospect: Corner of Emerson Street and Prospect Avenue, 1 p.m.
Morris: Behind junior high school, 2 p.m.
Morton Grove: Dempster and Central, 2:30 p.m.
Niles: Notre Dame College Prep to Grennan Heights Park, 9 a.m.
Northbrook: Cherry Lane and Western Avenue, 2:30 p.m.
Oak Lawn: 95th and 51st Avenue, 10 a.m.
Oak Park: Longfellow Park, 10 a.m.
Palos Hills: Harlem Avenue to 119th Street, Noon
Park Forest: Corner of Main Street and Orchard Drive, 6 p.m.
Skokie: Oakton Community College to Oakton Park, Noon
Vernon Hills: Corner of Deerpath and Atrium Drive, 9 a.m.
Wheaton: Liberty Drive to Main Street, 10 a.m.
Winnetka: Elm Street and Glendale Avenue, 10 a.m.
Yorkville: Yorkville High School to Church Street, 9 a.m.