When it comes to holidays, you can always count on Chicago to celebrate in style! We’ve put together a guide to all the ways Chicagoans can celebrate Independence Day this year. Read on for information on the best places to view fireworks, grab some grub, dance to music, and celebrate America this weekend!
Fourth of July Events in Chicago
Fireworks at Navy Pier
Grant Park Music Festival: Independence Day Salute
Freedom Fest 2017 at Navy Pier
Shoreline Architecture Sightseeing Cruises
Weekend Festivals and Activities Around the City
Windy City RibFest in Uptown: June 30-July 2
Three full days of barbecue and music take place during this 9th annual summer event! Enjoy some delicious food and amazing music from local and national rock/pop/indie acts. The event takes place at 4700 Broadway. Friday and Saturday from 12-10pm, and Sunday from 12-9pm.
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life: July 1-4
Taste and enjoy incredible food, fashion, arts and crafts, dancing, and live music at this eclectic festival. Multiple stages will feature reggae, R&B, gospel, African, jazz, world beat, salsa, merengue, cumbia, and other Caribbean/Latin inspired music. This family friendly event takes place at Union Park!
Chicago Cubs, Chicago Fire, and Chicago White Sox
This is a huge weekend for sports in Chicago. On July 1, the Chicago Fire take on the Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Toyota Park in a Major League Soccer match. On July 4, the Cubs take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Wrigley, and the White Sox take on the Oakland Athletics at Guaranteed Rate Field.
See a concert at Ravinia, North America’s oldest and most diverse music festival presenting over 140 different concerts every summer. Purchase a reserved seat in the Pavilion or enjoy the sounds from the lawn. The weekend lineup features the Moody Blues on June 30, Lila Downs on July 1, The Beachboys and The Temptations on July 2, and Ryan Speedo Green on July 3.
Eyes to the Skies Festival
From June 30-July 2 head over to the Lisle Park District for the Eyes to the Skies Festival. Watch incredible fireworks displays at night, and hot air balloons during the day. You can even take a ride in a hot air balloon! This festival features a carnival, craft booths, and food that you won’t want to miss. Find times and ticket info here.
Taste of Chicago
From July 5-9, you can enjoy the city’s most popular food festival of the summer in Grant Park. Try cuisine from all across the city, with an endless variety of styles. There will be plenty of live entertainment and activities for adults and kids, so be sure to bring the whole family! The event itself is free to get into, but the food is sold separately.
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