4th of July in Park Forest: Here’s the Lineup

U.S. Flag in Park Forest Parade

The Park Forest Fire Department leades the 4th of July Parade down Lakewood Blvd. (Photo: Wendy Heise)

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Round up the whole family and celebrate 4th of July at Central Park on Sunday, July 4. The scheduled events are:

  • 5 p.m. Children’s area opens with inflatable and temporary tattoos.
  • 6 p.m. July 4th Parade kicks off from North Orchard near the Aqua Center. The parade route provides plenty of opportunity for viewing, as the parade winds its way around Central Park, Orchard to Westwood, to Lakewood and back to Orchard.
  • 7 p.m. FREE concert by BBI on the main stage in Central Park. BBI lays down the classics from Motown, R&B, rock and roll, to current dance hits.
  • 9:15 p.m. Fireworks begin at Central Park following the concert.
U.S. Flag in Park Forest Parade

Photo: Wendy Heise

And don’t forget to decorate your home this 4th of July. Show your patriotism and pride this 4th of July by decorating your home in red, white and blue. As a village originally built for servicemen returning from war, all in Park Forest are encouraged to honor our history and celebrate our independence by decorating.

Enjoy your 4th of July in Park Forest.

Park Forest Lions Club Beer & Hot Dog Sale

Have a hot dog, chips and a drink before or during the fireworks display. For more information call 708-476-0064 or visit www.parkforestil.lionwap.org.

For additional information on activities in the Village, contact the Park Forest Recreation & Parks department at 708-748-2005.