BARRINGTON'S FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVAL
WHERE: North community lot of the Metra train station, Barrington
WHEN: Thursday through Saturday. The parade starts at 10 a.m. Friday.
COST & INFO: After 6 p.m., $5 for adults 18 and older; children get in free. For more information, call 847-304-3400.
ABOUT: The annual Barrington Fourth of July Festival is three days of food, music and family entertainment. The festival is a celebration for the whole family to enjoy, complete with children’s entertainment daily and live musical entertainment at night.
CELEBRATE FOX LAKE JULY 4th
WHERE: Downtown Fox Lake and Lakefront Park, Fox Lake
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
COST & INFO: Admission is free. Call 847-587-7474 or visit www.foxlake.org for more information.
ABOUT: Parade is at 10 a.m. Festivities at Lakefront Park begin at 11 a.m. Celebrate Fox Lake is an event featuring live music by R Gang Band, a craft show, games, food and beer garden, face painting and trackless train.
ROUND LAKE BEACH 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
WHERE: Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach
WHEN: 6 p.m. Friday
COST & INFO: Admission is free. Call 847-546-8558 or visit www.roundlakeareaparkdistrict.org for more information.
ABOUT: Enjoy family fun, music and fireworks at the Fourth of July celebration. From 6-7 p.m., the Round Lake Area Park District's Community Band will perform patriotic favorites. Then, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., the Lisa Rene Band will perform oldies, today's hits and more on the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center's outdoor stage. Fireworks will take place at dusk.
WHERE: Williams Park, Antioch
WHEN: All day Friday.
INFO: Call 847-395-2160 for more information.
ABOUT: A parade at 10:30 a.m. kicks off the celebration, followed by a children’s Fun Fair at Williams Park. Earlier in the morning, there is a 5K run hosted by the State Bank of the Lakes. After the parade will be a picnic, entertainment and fireworks.
WAUCONDA'S INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
WHERE: Cook Park Wauconda
WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday
COST & INFO: Admission is free. Call 847-526-3610 or visit waucondaparks.org for more information.
ABOUT: Bring the family to Cook Park to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, music and food.