Glencoe's Independence Day Celebrations (July 3-4)

Celebrate Independence Day in Glencoe
The Village and the Glencoe Park District are excited for you to join us in celebrating our Nation and our community this Independence Day. Activities in 2022 will take place over two days. See the schedule of events below and stay tuned to social media and eNews for event updates and information.

SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2022
Party in the Park | 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. | Lakefront Park 
The Glencoe Park District is kicking off the holiday celebrations with a party in Lakefront Park! Enjoy games, inflatables, live music, food trucks and beer/wine sales.  Learn More

Fireworks | 9 p.m. | Glencoe Beach
Glencoe's Dazzling firework display over Lake Michigan can be enjoyed from Lakefront Park. 

MONDAY, JULY 4, 2022
Rotary Fun Run | 8 a.m. | Glencoe Train Station
Start your morning with a run through Glencoe! The race is free, but advanced registration with the Glencoe Park District is encouraged. Learn More

Family Games | 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Kalk Park
Play wacky games and enjoy patriotic fun before headed to the parade downtown. Learn More

Independence Day Parade | Steps off at 1 p.m. | Downtown Glencoe
Glencoe's annual Independence Day Parade steps off at 1 p.m. at the intersection of South/Hawthorn, heads east on South, north on Vernon, east on Park, south on Village Court, ending at Hazel Ave. Click here for a map of the parade route. 

LIVESTREAM THE PARADE - Can't make it to the Parade in person? Livestream it via the Village's Facebook Page. Click Here.

Parade Reminders:
  • The parade is held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, information will be posted to social media and the Village's website.
  • Do not place chairs or blankets along the route until Monday
  • Refrain from parking in spaces along the route (vehicles may be stuck until the parade's conclusion)
  • During the parade, be sure to watch from a safe distance of motor vehicles and keep children off of the route

Community members, groups, teams, local businesses, elected officials, entertainers and more are invited to participate in the Glencoe Parade! Interested parties should submit a registration form to the Village Manager's Office by Friday, June 3. Click here to download and complete the fillable form. Forms can be emailed to Communications Manager, Sammy Hanzel at shanzel@villageofglencoe.org or dropped off at Village Hall.  

Beach Party | 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. | Glencoe Beach
Enjoy music, food and fun in the sun! This event is limited to Glencoe Beach season pass holders only. Learn More