It's Fourth of July fun for everyone in McHenry County and there's never a shortage of things to do to celebrate! Check out what's going on in your town to celebrate America's birthday!
CARY PARK DISTRICT'S SUMMER CELEBRATION, 7:30 p.m. July 3, Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Road, Cary. Celebrate summer with music, food and fireworks have been CANCELLED due to extreme dry conditions.
INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE & FIREWORKS, 1 to 3 p.m. July 1, stepping off at City Hall, 100 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake. Presented by the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, City of Crystal Lake, and Crystal Lake Lions Club. The parade will proceed down Dole Avenue and end at the Lakeside Festival grounds. The fireworks will take place at dusk over the lake.
CELEBRATE FOX LAKE, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 7, parade starts at Grant Community High School, Grand Avenue and Route 59, Fox Lake. Annual 4th of July parade will be followed by festivities at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd., with live entertainment, games, craft show, food, children's activities and more.
FOX RIVER GROVE
FIREWORKS FOR FOX RIVER GROVE HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!!
FIREWORKS CELEBRATION, 6 to 10 p.m. July 7, Picnic Grove Park, Birch Lane, Fox River Grove. Food, music and festivities start at 6 p.m. Free admission and free shuttle service from Victoria Woods, Foxmoor or Metra parking lot.
INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS SHOW, dusk July 4, Huntley Outlet Mall, 11800 Factory Shops Blvd., Huntley.
FOURTH OF JULY PARADE & PICNIC, 10 a.m. July 04, starting at Burnett Road between Darrell and River roads, Island Lake. Picnic immediately follows the parade at Veterans Park on Route 176 for free food and family activities.
PISTAKEE BAY FIREWORKS, dusk July 7, in front of the Oak Park Lounge, 801 W. Oak Grove Road, Johnsburg. Come by boat or car.
INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS, dusk July 3, Petersen Park, on McCullom Lake Road, McHenry. Rain date is July 5.
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION, noon July 4, Horse Fair Park, 8105 Blivin, Spring Grove. "Back to the Past" theme parade starts at noon. Fireworks at Thelen Park at dusk. Parking: $5 per vehicle or $10 for prime parking and views of the fireworks.
WAUCONDA - FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO DRY CONDITIONS!
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION, July 4, Wonder Lake. Parade, Kids Zone and games will begin at 1:30 p.m. Ski show at 4:30 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Sponsored by Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce.
FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS, dusk July 4, Emricson Park, 900 W. South St., Woodstock.