Residents and visitors will have plenty of options to keep themselves busy as they celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday.
The Village of Oak Lawn's Annual Fourth of July Parade is one of the best special events held in the village. The Parade starts at 51st Avenue and proceeds westbound on 95th Street to 55th Court.
Parade kicks off at 10:00 AM and will end at about noon.
The Oak Lawn Park District’s Annual Star Spangled Fourth of July Celebration will be held Friday, July 4, at Centennial Park, located at 94th and Nashville Avenue.
A variety of family activities from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm that includes: Oak Lawn’s Got Talent, a treasure hunt, Freshline watermelon eating contest, obstacle course, kids tattoos, carnivals games, pony rides, inflatable's, bingo, crafts, magician, balloon animals, concessions and more!
A fee of $5 per child (ages 3 and up) will allow for participation in all daytime activities. Adults are free. Admission to all pools is only $2.
Free evening entertainment, provided by the Village of Oak Lawn and the Oak Lawn Park District, will be held at the football field at Richards High School (106th Street and Central Avenue). Gates will open at 6:00 pm. Dave Rudolf will take the stage at 8:15 pm followed by a spectacular fireworks display.