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Glenview 4th of July Celebration

July 4

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Help Support Your Independence Day Celebration for Next Year!

Though this event receives extensive personnel, public works and safety support from the Glenview Park District and the Village of Glenview, direct event expenses exceed $70,000 and are paid entirely with donations made by our residents and businesses. Our ability to continue to provide this wonderful celebration depends on your support. 

2018 Parade Schedule

The parade is returning to it’s traditional route on Harlem and Central Road after last year’s construction!

Bike Parade Prep Time: 10:30 a.m.

Parade Step Off: 11:15 a.m.

Click here to view Parade Residential Parking Restrictions & Street Closures

Parade Applications for 2018

Parade details including unit number, assigned arrival times, drop off locations & staging guidelines will be posted here by June 22.


2018 Twilight Firework Information

The North Shore’s best celebration will light up Gallery Park in red, white and blue!

Patriotic Concert: 7:00 p.m.

Firework Start Time: ~9:15 p.m.

Click here for our Parking Lot & Exit Key

Click here for Gallery Park Residential Parking Restrictions & Street Closures

Remember: Personal fireworks, pets and alcohol are not permitted within Gallery Park.

Food Vendor Line-Up

5411 Empanadas: Different flavored empanadas

Grill Chasers: Wraps, wings, and fries

Piko Street Kitchen: Asian street food

Pizano’s Pizza & Pasta: Pizza and Italian ice

Rio Bamba Latin Kitchen: Tacos and nachos

Cupcakes for Courage: Cupcakes

Did you know that this event it funded by donations from residents like you? A volunteer committee made up of local residents and business leaders works year-round to secure the thousands of dollars that provide our community this great event. Want to get more involved in the community and help support this event? Click here for the Glenview 4th of July Committee application. 

Special Thanks to our Glenview 4th of July Committee!

We are very fortunate to a have the support of a dedicated group of citizen volunteers who make up the Glenview July 4th Committee. This group works throughout the year to raise the thousands of dollars needed to support this event. Without this group, there would be no celebration in our community.


  • Craig Solomon, Committee Chair
  • Betsy Baer
  • Scott Britton
  • Kevin Christell
  • Lisa Hanneman
  • David Kreiman
  • Kay Laurie
  • Pat Marohn
  • Florence Present
  • Mark Trapp

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors!

Twilight Fireworks Sponsor

Glenview State Bank

Liberty Sponsor

Glenview Park Foundation

Entertainer Sponsors

Fields Auto Group Piper Jaffray Vi at the Glen Glen Town Center

Bike Parade Sponsors


Wesley Child Care Center
Edward Jones

Patriot Sponsors


Mike's Garage


Carlson Heating Cooling Electric Company


Jennings VW

Jennings Chevy

Willow Creek


Edward James

Chicago Harley Davidson

N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home

Colonial Dental Group
Del Vasey State Farm
Del Vasey State Farm
Ford and Britton Grandpas Ten Ninety
Prime Rate

Star Sponsors


Character Counts


MB Financial

GV Dairy Bar

HTML Global



Hero Sponsors

  • State farm Insurance Doug Methner
  • Ulta Lit Technologies
  • Drs. Akers, Stohle & Borden Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • James C. Provenza & Associates
  • Sun Cleaners
  • Willow Lake Orthodontics
  • Viccino’s Pizza Company


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Gallery Park
2400 Chestnut Ave.
Glenview, IL 60026 United States
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