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Where to See Fireworks This Independence Day

Though many cities have cancelled, Chicagoans can still find patriotic firework displays

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Many Independence Day firework shows were cancelled due to corornavirus concerns, but some remain ready to go.

Here is a list of places to view fireworks this July 4 in the Chicago area:


Evanston virtual firework display
8 p.m., July 4
The day-long celebration can be viewed on the Evanston Fourth of July Association's Facebook page or at

Joliet's 74th Annual July 4th Celebration: 3000 W. Jefferson St.
Dusk, July 4
ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium
Due to coronavirus concerns, spectators will not be allowed to view the firework display from inside the stadium this year.

Naperville July 4 Fireworks: 3380 Cedar Glade Dr.
9:30 - 10 p.m., July 4
Frontier Sports Complex
Parking will be available at the 906 parking spaces at the complex or at Neuqua Valley High School.

Orland Park fireworks: 15600 West Ave.
9:30 p.m., July 4
Centennial Park
Only vehicles with a current Village of Orland Park sticker will be allowed to park at Centennial Park, Centennial Park West or the 159th Street Metra station.

Oswego's Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display: 4120 Plainfield Rd.
9 p.m., July 4
Prairie Point Park
Spectators will be required to use social distancing measures when viewing the fireworks.

Shaumburg Boomers fireworks: 1999 S. Springingsuth Rd.
9:30 p.m., July 3-4
Boomers Stadium
As of now, all tickets are sold out for both firework shows.

Spring Grove 4th of July Fireworks: 909 English Prairie Rd.
6-10 p.m., July 4
Richardson Adventure Farm
Admission will be $20 per car, and people are encouraged to remain in vehicles or bring chairs to sit immediately next to vehicles.

Yorkville Fourth of July Celebration
Dusk, July 4
Corner of Rt 47 and Countryside Pkwy.
Spectators are encouraged to view from their homes or vehicles from a distance.


Hammond fireworks
9-10 p.m., July 4
Firework displays will go off at three local high schools and a middle school, but viewing is not allowed at these locations. Spectators must view from their homes.

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