July 4th Parade & 3D Fireworks Festival
Celebrate America’s birthday at the Skokie Fourth of July Parade beginning at noon on Monday, July 4. The route starts at Oakton Community College on Lincoln Avenue, proceeds to Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie and concludes at Oakton Park. The parade takes place rain or shine.
3D Fireworks Festival presented by Sherman Dodge
At 5 p.m. the fun moves to Niles West High School (Oakton Street just west of the Edens Expressway) featuring food, drinks and live bands until dusk. Finally, the spectacular 3-D Fireworks Festival presented by Sherman Dodge begins, with the first 10,000 patrons receiving a free pair of 3-D glasses. (The fireworks rain date is July 5.) For more event information call (847) 674-1500.