You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In Illinois This Year

If you find yourself typing “fireworks near me” into the search bar, look no further than this complete list of Independence Day fireworks displays in Illinois.

We’ve featured our favorite Fourth of July fireworks displays in Illinois both in 2015 and 2016. This year, we wanted to spotlight five major shows in addition to compiling a list of all Independence Day fireworks displays in Illinois for 2017. Here are all the wonderful and spectacular fireworks displays in Illinois this year:

Don’t stop scrolling now! There are plenty more fireworks displays all around the state. This list is organized by county, so you can find the one nearest to you. Most are free and begin at dusk, which will be after 9:00 p.m. – but we recommend showing up early with your blankets and lawn chairs to get the best seats.

Bond County

  • Bond County Bicentennial Celebration, July 2, Downtown Greenville at E College Ave.

Boone County

  • Belvidere Heritage Day, June 25, Boone County Fair Grounds, 8791 Illinois 76 in Belvidere.

Bureau County

  • Walnut Hometown Celebration, July 2, behind Bureau Valley North High School, 323 S. Main St. in Walnut.

Champaign County

  • Tolono Fun Day, June 24, West Side Park in Tolono.
  • Gifford Celebration, June 24, Emord Park, Main St. in Gifford.
  • Rantoul Firecracker Classic, July 3, behind the Rantoul National Aviation Center, 6 Aviation Center Dr. in Rantoul.

Christian County

  • Stonington Summerfest Fireworks, June 25, Ponting Field, Co Hwy 4.

Clark County

  • Casey July 4th Fireworks, July 4, Fairview Park in Casey.

Clay County

  • Flora Kiwanis 4th of July Fireworks, July 4, Charley Brown Park, RR 2.

Clinton County

  • Carlyle Lake Fireworks Spectacular, July 1, Carlyle Lake in Carlyle.
  • Albers Blast Off Parade and Fireworks, July 3, Jaycee Park Pavilion, Park Ave. in Albers.

Cook County

  • Mount Prospect Lions Club Festival, June 30 and July 4, Melas Park,1326 W. Central Rd.
  • Rockin’ In The Park Concert & Fireworks, July 4, MB Financial Park, 5501 Park Place in Rosemont.
  • Alsip Fun Fest Fireworks, June 17, Prairie Jr. High Ballfields,119th and Kostner Ave. in Alsip.
  • Orland Hills Party In The Park, June 24, Kelly Park,16670 S Haven Ave.
  • Thunder Over Midlothian, June 30, Memorial Park,14500 S Sawyer in Midlothian.
  • Wheeling Fourth of July, July 1, Chicago Executive Airport,1020 Plant Road.
  • Burbank Park Independence Day Celebration, July 1, Michael Looney Park, 77th and Narragansett East.
  • Northwest Fourth Fest, July 2, Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy. in Hoffman Estates.
  • Bridgeview July 3rd Celebration, July 3, Bridgeview Park District, 8100 S Beloit.
  • Palos Heights Independence Day Celebration, July 3, Memorial Park, fireworks over Lake Katherine, 76th Ave. and College Dr.
  • Wilmette Independence Day Fireworks, July 3, Gillson Park, Sheridan Road and Michigan Ave.
  • Evergreen Park Parade and Fireworks, July 3, Duffy Park, 9101 S. Ridgeway in Evergreen Park.
  • Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest, July 3, Community Park, 250 E Wood St. in Palatine.
  • Lemont Park District Freedom Days Fireworks, July 3, Centennial Park,16028 127th St.
  • Glencoe July 4 Celebration, July 4, Lakefront Park, 55 Hazel Ave.
  • South Holland Fourth of July, July 4, Veterans Memorial Park, 160th Place and South Park Ave.
  • Orland Park Independence Day, July 4, Centennial Park,15600 West Ave.
  • Tinley Park Fourth of July, July 4, McCarthy Park, 16801 W 80th Ave.
  • Streamwood Fourth of July, July 4, Dolphin Park, S. Park Blvd.
  • Elk Grove Lions Club Fireworks, July 4, Lions Park, Lions Drive & Elk Grove Blvd.
  • Park Forest Fourth of July Celebration, July 4, Central Park, 410 Lakewood.
  • Winnetka Fourth Fest Fireworks, July 4, Duke Childs Field, 321 Willow Rd.
  • Barlett Fourth of July, July 4, Apple Orchard Park in Bartlett.

DeKalb County

  • Hinckley Family Fun Fest & Fireworks, June 24, Hinckley-Big Rock High School, 700 E Lincoln Hwy.
  • Sandwich Fourth of July Celebration, July 2, Sandwich Fairgrounds, 1401 Suydam Rd.
  • DeKalb Municipal Band & Fireworks Display, July 4, Hopkins Park,1403 Sycamore Rd.

DeWitt County

  • Farmer City Raceway Fireworks, June 30, Farmer City Raceway, 850 North Grove St.

Douglas County

  • Arthur Freedom Celebration, July 1, Jurgens Park, south side of the high school, 301 East Columbia.

DuPage County

  • Lisle Eyes to the Skies, June 30, July 1-2, Lisle Community Park, Short St.
  • Ribfest Fireworks, July 3, Knoch Park, 724 S. West St. in Naperville.
  • Wheaton Fourth of July Celebration, July 3, Graf Park, 1701 Manchester Rd.
  • Lemont Park District Freedom Days, July 3, Centennial Park, 16028 127th St.
  • Warrenville Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, July 4, Cerny Park, River Rd.
  • Elk Grove Lions Club Fireworks, July 4, Lions Park, Lions Drive & Elk Grove Blvd.
  • Carol Stream Fourth of July, July 4, Town Center Gazebo, Gary Ave and Lies Rd.
  • Bensenville LibertyFest, July 4, Redmond Recreational Complex, 735 E. Jefferson.
  • Westmont July 4 Fireworks, July 4, Ty Warner Park, Plaza and Blackhawk Dr. in Westmont.
  • Downer’s Grove – Woodridge July 4 Fireworks, July 4, Zigfield Troy Golf, 75th St. and Lemont Rd. in Downers Grove.

Edwards County

  • West Salem Fourth of July, July 1, Centennial Park in West Salem.

Grundy County

  • Grundy County Fair, July 3, Grundy County Fairgrounds, Illinois Rt 47 in Morris.

Hamilton County

  • McLeansboro 4th of July, July 4, McLeansboro City Reservoir.

Jersey County

  • Grafton Independence Celebration, July 1, Grafton Riverfront, Front St.

Jo Daviess County

  • Shenandoah Star Spangled Rodeo, July 1-2, Shenandoah Riding Center, 200 N. Brodrecht Rd. in Galena.
  • Hanover Days, July 3, VFW Club, Fillmore St.

Johnson County

  • Elks Lake Fireworks, July 1, Elks Park, Bluebird Ln. in Goreville.

Kane County

  • Dundee Township Fireworks, June 24, Meadowdale Park, Besinger & Maple Ave. in Carpentersville.
  • Northwest Fourth Fest, July 2, Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy. in Hoffman Estates.
  • Barlett Fourth of July, July 4, Apple Orchard Park.
  • Batavia July 4th Sky Concert Fireworks, July 4, best viewing from Engstrom Park, 326 Millview Dr.
  • Aurora Independence Day Fireworks, July 4, RiverEdge Park, 360 N Broadway St.

Lake County

  • Grayslake Family Picnic and Fireworks, July 1, Central Park, 100 Library Ln.
  • Celebrate Fox Lake Fireworks Display, July 1, Northwest End of Nippersink Lake in Fox Lake.
  • Six Flags Great America July 4th Fest, July 2-4, Six Flags Great America Theme Park,1 Great America Pkwy. in Gurnee.
  • Deerfield Family Days, July 3, Brickyards Park, Fountain View Dr.
  • Mundelein Community Days, July 3, Kracklauer Park,100 N. Seymour Ave.
  • Hawthorn Woods Fireworks, July 3, Community Park, 42 Park View Ln.
  • Wauconda Independence Day Fireworks, July 3, Cook Park, 700 N Main St.
  • Lake Zurich Independence Day, July 4, Paulus Park, 200 South Rand Rd.
  • Libertyville Fireworks, July 4, Butler Lake Park, 500 Lake St.
  • Round Lake Beach Fireworks, July 4, Cultural Center Outdoor Stage, 2007 N Civic Center Way in Round Lake Beach.
  • Vernon Hills 4th of July Fireworks, July 4, Century Park, 1001 Lakeview Pkwy.

LaSalle County

  • Peru Fourth of July Fireworks, July 4, view from Peru Mall’s west parking lot, 3940 IL-251.

Lee County

  • Amboy Fireworks Festival, July 2, Downtown Amboy, Main St.

Livingston County

  • Emington 3rd of July Celebration, July 3, Downtown Emington, Main Street and North 3000 E Rd.
  • Dwight 4th of July, July 4, Dwight Grade School, 801 S Columbia St.

Logan County

  • Atlanta Independence Day Fireworks, July 2, ballpark at W North St. and 6th St.

Macon County

  • Macon Speedway Fireworks, June 24, Macon Speedway, 205 N Wiles St.
  • Maroa Freedom Festival, July 1, Maroa High School, 610 W Washington Street Rd.

Macoupin County

  • Staunton Homecoming, June 25, Staunton Firemen’s Park, 900 E Montgomery.
  • Brighton Independence Day, July 1, Schneider Park, 414 N Maple St.
  • Carlinville Independence Day Celebration, July 2, Macoupin County Fairgrounds, Route 4.

Madison County

  • Bethalto Cornerstone Fireworks, June 25, St Louis Regional Airport, 8 Terminal Dr.
  • Alton / Godfrey Fireworks on the Mississippi, July 3, Alton Riverfront Park in Alton.
  • Godfrey Family Fun Fest, July 4, Glazebrook Park, 1401 Stamper Ln.
  • Patriots In The Park, July 4, Coolidge MIddle School, 3231 Nameoki Rd. in Granite City.
  • Highland 4th of July Fireworks, July 4, Glik Park, 12525 Sportsman Rd.

Marion County

  • Centralia American Legion 4th of July, July 4, Fairview Park, 1000 East Broadway in Centralia.

Massac County

  • Metropolis Fourth of July, July 1, Harrah’s Metropolis Casino – between Ferry St. and Metropolis St., 100 E Front St.
  • Brookport Fourth of July, July 1, The Park in Brookport.

McHenry County

  • Cary Summer Celebration, June 30, Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Rd.
  • McHenry July Fourth Fireworks, July 1, Petersen Park, 4300 Petersen Park.
  • Wonder Lake 4th of July Celebration, July 1, Wonder Lake, E Lakeshore Dr.
  • Crystal Lake Fireworks, July 2, Crystal Lake Main Beach Area, 300 Lake Shore Dr.
  • Pistakee Bay Fireworks, July 8, Oak Park Lounge, fireworks over the bay, 801 W. Oak Grove Rd. in Johnsburg.

McLean County

  • Saybrook Stars and Stripes Celebration, June 24, W Harrison St.
  • Lake Bloomington Fireworks, July 4, Lake Bloomington in Hudson.

Monroe County

  • Columbia July 4th Celebration, July 4, American Legion Park, 375 E. Locust St.

Montgomery County

  • Raymond Fireworks, July 1, Memorial Park.
  • Lake Lou Yaeger Fireworks, July 4, Marina 1, Lake Lou Yaeger in Litchfield.

Peoria County

  • Chillicothe 4th of July, July 4, Three Sisters Park, 17189 N. Route 29.
  • Peoria Red White & Boom, July 4, Downtown Peoria along the riverfront, Water St.

Piatt County

  • Monticello Freedom Festival, July 3, Lodge Park, Garfield Ave.

Pike County

  • Pine Lakes Resort Fireworks, July 1, Pine Lakes Resort, 1405 Lakeview Heights in Pittsfield.

Randolph County

  • Steeleville Independence Day, July 4, American Legion Park, 303 S. Chester St.

Richland County

  • Olney 4th of July Fireworks, July 4, Olney City Park, 502 White Squirrel Cir.

Rock Island County

  • Rock Island Red White & Boom, July 3, Schwiebert Riverfront Park over the Mississippi River
    100 17th St.
  • East Moline Independence Day, July 3, East Moline Riverfront at the Quarter, 7th St.

Sangamon County

  • Lake Springfield Marina Rock the Dock, June 23, Lake Springfield Marina, North End Lake Clubs, 17 Waters Edge Blvd.
  • Williamsville Fourth of July Celebration, June 25, Samuel H. Jones Park, Main St.
  • Capital City Celebration, July 1, 2nd St. in Springfield.

St. Clair County

  • Frierdich Fireworks Summer Celebration, June 24, Three Springs Park, 2250 Frank Scott Parkway E in Shiloh.
  • Caseyville Picnic & Fireworks, July 1, Caseyville Park, 40 W Reynolds.
  • Dupo Picnic in the Park, July 4, Dupo Community Park, 900 Bluffview Elementary Dr.

Stephensen County

  • Cedarville Summer Celebration, June 24, 430 W. Washington St.
  • Freeport Sky Concert, July 2, Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S Walnut Rd.

Union County

  • StarView Vineyards Reds Whites & Brews, July 1, StarView Vineyards, 5100 Wing Hill Rd. in Coben.

Vermilion County

  • Dan Boat Club Fireworks, July 1, Danville Boat Club, 15750 Boat Club Rd.

Washington County

  • Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks, July 4, Nashville Memorial Park, E. Memorial Dr. in Nashville.

Whiteside County

  • Prophetstown July 4 Fireworks, July 4, Prophetstown State Park, East Riverside Dr. and Park Ave.

Will County

  • Homer Community Fest, June 22, Township Sports Fields, 14354 W. 151st St.
  • Joliet Fourth of July Fireworks, July 1, Bicentennial Park, 201 W. Jefferson St.
  • Bicentennial Park 4th of July Fireworks, July 1, Bicentennial Park, 201 W Jefferson St.
  • Lakewood Falls Fireworks Show, July 1, Bruce Ponti Park, 13909 S Budler Rd. in Plainfield.
  • Romeoville Independence Day, July 3, Village Park, 900 W. Romeo Rd.
  • RibFest Fireworks, July 3, Knoch Park, 724 S. West St. in Naperville.
  • Patriotic Picnic and Fireworks, July 3, Plainfield Central High School, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Dr. in Plainfield.
  • Lemont Park District Freedom Days Celebration, July 3, Centennial Park, 16028 127th St.
  • Park Forest July 4th Celebration, July 4, Central Park, 410 Lakewood.
  • Beecher Fourth of July, July 4, Firemen’s Park, 673 Penfield St.

Winnebago County

  • Old Settlers Days, June 18, Settlers Park, E Hawick St. in Rockton.
  • Rockford Fourth of July, July 4, Davis Park, 211 N. Main St.

Did we miss any Illinois fireworks displays? Tell us which ones you’ll be attending this year!