Celebrate the 4th of July with Events in Elgin

June 13th, 2017 by

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Between the booming fireworks and dazzling parades, Independence Day is a great time to be in the Chicagoland area. But, just what can you do to make the most of this patriotic holiday? Biggers Chevy is here to present the top 4th of July events in Elgin, so you and your whole family can create a holiday to remember. Read on for our favorite local events, and don’t forget to bring your camera!

Local Activities

If you’re staying in town with the family, then you need to check out Elgin’s annual 4th of July parade! The festivities start promptly at 9:00 a.m. at the corner of Slade & Douglas. This year’s theme is “Prehistoric Creatures”, so you can expect one ferocious show! While everyone will love admiring the floats as they roll by, you’ll also find plenty of food and drink options around Festival Park and Casino Pavilion. Feel free to bring blankets and lawn chairs to get comfortable while taking in the scenery!

Nearby Events

While Elgin is full of fun for Independence Day, maybe you’d like to get out of town for the holiday weekend. There’s plenty to explore in the Chicagoland area, so take a look at these events that are just a short drive away. Whether you head to the city or the suburbs, you’re bound to experience something new!

  • There’s nothing quite like watching the fireworks at Navy Pier. This free event showcases stunning pyrotechnics and amazing music.
  • Northwest Fourth-Fest is the biggest celebration in the ‘burbs! Located in Hoffman Estates, this festival has everything: fireworks, music, carnival rides, and much more!
  • Head to Arlington Heights for Frontier Days. From 5k races to pony rides to rock bands on the main stage, there’s something for everyone at this popular festival!

Happy Holidays from Biggers Chevy!

From all of us at Biggers Chevy, enjoy a safe and happy Independence Day! We hope our list of 4th of July events in the Elgin area will help you find that perfect spot to watch the fireworks this year. If you’re in the market for a new car to take on a summer road trip, then don’t hesitate to contact us online!