Fourth of July

Chicago suburb to host Illinois' ‘largest' fireworks show for 4th of July

Itasca is located about 27 miles outside Chicago

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A Chicago suburb is gearing up for their Fourth of July fireworks show, but this one will be a bit bigger than most -- in fact, it'll be the largest one in the state.

July 4, Itasca, in DuPage County will host "Illinois' largest fireworks show," according to a press release. A spokesperson confirmed it is the largest in the state, based on the total dollar value of the fireworks show.

The live pyrotechnics show takes place place at Hamilton Lakes, west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport at the intersection of I-390 and Park Boulevard, the release said. According to organizers, the 2024 fireworks show marks the event's 27th year.

Family-friendly festivities begin to 4:30 p.m., organizers said, with fireworks synchronized to pop, movie and patriotic music set to start at 9:45 p.m.

Admission to the event is free, with on-site parking available starting at $25 per car, the release said.

More information about the event can be found here.

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