Light Drizzle
35°FLight DrizzleFull Forecast
Chicago Cubs Commemorative Soft Cover Book

4th of July Festivities in Glen Ellyn

Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013 8:19 p.m. CST

Village organizations are offering a range of ways to celebrate America’s independence this year, from a park district run to a downtown parade to the traditional fireworks.

‘Freedom Four’ 4-mile run  

• 8 a.m. July 4

• Glenbard West football field, 670 Crescent Blvd. Glen Ellyn

• Hosted by Glen Ellyn Park District  

• Find out more at

Fourth of July Parade

• Noon July 4

• Downtown

• Begins east of Glenbard West on Crescent Boulevard, proceeds west to Main Street, north to Linden Avenue and east to Lake Ellyn

• Find out more at

Afternoon festivities at Lake Ellyn Park

• 1 to 4 p.m. July 4

• Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road

• $3 wristband for festivities including moonwalks, inflatable obstacle course, carnival games, live music and dancing, face painting, food from Skuddlebutts

• Hosted by Glen Ellyn Park District, sponsored by Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn  

• Find out more at

Fourth of July fireworks

• Dusk July 4

• Lake Ellyn Park

• No sparklers or candles allowed, no blankets allowed to save spots in the park before 6 a.m. July 4  

• Find out more at

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

What do you like best about the autumn season?
Cooler temperatures
Leaves changing
Fall fashion
Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food