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See all the action from local Fourth of July celebrations throughout the suburbs.

Mikey, 6, and Jenavieve Grefsheim of Carpentersville enjoy make their way down the route in a kid sized vehicle Monday during the Sleepy Hollow Fourth of July Parade around Sabatino Park.
  Mikey, 6, and Jenavieve Grefsheim of Carpentersville enjoy make their way down the route in a kid sized vehicle Monday during the Sleepy Hollow Fourth of July Parade around Sabatino Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Left to right: Max Folise, 12, of Naperville, Madison Krillies, 9, of Elmhurst and Izzy Folise, 9, of Naperville leap for the basketball Monday during a game with Skates, the Chicago Wolves' mascot, before the start of Arlington Heights' July Fourth parade. The kids were walking with Chicago Swim School and Skates was with the Rolling Meadows Renegades hockey team.
  Left to right: Max Folise, 12, of Naperville, Madison Krillies, 9, of Elmhurst and Izzy Folise, 9, of Naperville leap for the basketball Monday during a game with Skates, the Chicago Wolves' mascot, before the start of Arlington Heights' July Fourth parade. The kids were walking with Chicago Swim School and Skates was with the Rolling Meadows Renegades hockey team.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Robin Reschke of Wheeling performs with the Wheeling High School color guard during Arlington Heights' July Fourth parade.
  Robin Reschke of Wheeling performs with the Wheeling High School color guard during Arlington Heights' July Fourth parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Ben Wallace of Philadelphia rehearses with other members of Juggling Troupe on Monday before Arlington Heights' Fourth of July parade. The Arlington Heights-based juggling group celebrated its 40th anniversary at the parade.
  Ben Wallace of Philadelphia rehearses with other members of Juggling Troupe on Monday before Arlington Heights' Fourth of July parade. The Arlington Heights-based juggling group celebrated its 40th anniversary at the parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
A shoe-shining clown walks off with a parade-goer's shoe on Monday during Arlington Heights' Fourth of July parade.
  A shoe-shining clown walks off with a parade-goer's shoe on Monday during Arlington Heights' Fourth of July parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Elk Grove Village natives Kalie Zervas, 7, left, and Brooke Reynolds, 6, right, reach for candy canes thrown in the air on Monday during Arlington Heights' Fourth of July parade.
  Elk Grove Village natives Kalie Zervas, 7, left, and Brooke Reynolds, 6, right, reach for candy canes thrown in the air on Monday during Arlington Heights' Fourth of July parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Members of the Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum wave to the crowd Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  Members of the Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum wave to the crowd Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A dog dressed in stars and stripes trots down the route Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  A dog dressed in stars and stripes trots down the route Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Elgin Mayor Dave Kaptain waves to the crowd as he hands out candy Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  Elgin Mayor Dave Kaptain waves to the crowd as he hands out candy Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The crowd lines up for candy and other goodies Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  The crowd lines up for candy and other goodies Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Five-year-old Eleanor Grima of Hanover Park looks for floats Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  Five-year-old Eleanor Grima of Hanover Park looks for floats Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Tish Calhamer of the Gail Borden Library leads the book card squad Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  Tish Calhamer of the Gail Borden Library leads the book card squad Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Bianca Huerta, 17, of the Allegiance Color Guard leads the group down Douglas Street Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
  Bianca Huerta, 17, of the Allegiance Color Guard leads the group down Douglas Street Monday during the 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association's (DNA) Fourth of July Parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Soaking the crowd from the back of a Rutland-Dundee Fire Rescue truck are Linda Hof, from left, Laura Pixe, and Julie Spinter Monday during the Sleepy Hollow Fourth of July Parade around Sabatino Park.
  Soaking the crowd from the back of a Rutland-Dundee Fire Rescue truck are Linda Hof, from left, Laura Pixe, and Julie Spinter Monday during the Sleepy Hollow Fourth of July Parade around Sabatino Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The parade gets started Monday during the Sleepy Hollow Fourth of July Parade around Sabatino Park.
  The parade gets started Monday during the Sleepy Hollow Fourth of July Parade around Sabatino Park.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Island Lake Mayor Charles Amrich, right, visits with residents and hands out candy during the Fourth of July parade Monday.
  Island Lake Mayor Charles Amrich, right, visits with residents and hands out candy during the Fourth of July parade Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Island Lake's K9s4U Dog Rescue participates in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Island Lake.
  Island Lake's K9s4U Dog Rescue participates in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Island Lake.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Island Lake resident Paul Smith and member of the Lake County Farm Heritage Assoc. waves to the crowd while riding his 1941 Farmall tractor in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Island Lake.
  Island Lake resident Paul Smith and member of the Lake County Farm Heritage Assoc. waves to the crowd while riding his 1941 Farmall tractor in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Island Lake.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Vernon Hills Park District's cheer and poms groups perform in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Vernon Hills.
  Vernon Hills Park District's cheer and poms groups perform in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Vernon Hills.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Toran McElroy, left, 2, and his brother Kellan McElroy, 4, both of Crystal Lake, are ready to hand out goodies with their grandpa Roger Byrne during the Fourth of July parade Monday in Vernon Hills. Byrne is the Vernon Hills' village president.
  Toran McElroy, left, 2, and his brother Kellan McElroy, 4, both of Crystal Lake, are ready to hand out goodies with their grandpa Roger Byrne during the Fourth of July parade Monday in Vernon Hills. Byrne is the Vernon Hills' village president.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Members of the Lake Prairie Indian Guides and Princesses spray water on the crowd during Monday's Vernon Hills annual Fourth of July parade.
  Members of the Lake Prairie Indian Guides and Princesses spray water on the crowd during Monday's Vernon Hills annual Fourth of July parade.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The Band of the Blackwatch from Kenosha, Wis. march in the Vernon Hills annual Fourth of July parade Monday.
  The Band of the Blackwatch from Kenosha, Wis. march in the Vernon Hills annual Fourth of July parade Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Gia Zerillo, 6, of Mundelein, rides on the Village of Vernon Hills float during the Fourth of July parade Monday.
  Gia Zerillo, 6, of Mundelein, rides on the Village of Vernon Hills float during the Fourth of July parade Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The Vernon Hills Lions Club makes its way along the route of the Fourth of July parade Monday in Vernon Hills.
  The Vernon Hills Lions Club makes its way along the route of the Fourth of July parade Monday in Vernon Hills.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The American Flag leads the Vernon Hills annual Fourth of July parade Monday.
  The American Flag leads the Vernon Hills annual Fourth of July parade Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Newly crowned queens from left Miss Vernon Hills Alena Burda, Little Miss Vernon Hills Tessa Posner and Jr. Miss Vernon Hills Peyton Newman ride in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Vernon Hills.
  Newly crowned queens from left Miss Vernon Hills Alena Burda, Little Miss Vernon Hills Tessa Posner and Jr. Miss Vernon Hills Peyton Newman ride in Monday's Fourth of July parade in Vernon Hills.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Joel Taylor of Monee, Ill. rides in Monday's Vernon Hills Fourth of July parade.
  Joel Taylor of Monee, Ill. rides in Monday's Vernon Hills Fourth of July parade.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
State of Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger lets kids pet her dogs as she walks in the Vernon Hills Fourth of July parade Monday.
  State of Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger lets kids pet her dogs as she walks in the Vernon Hills Fourth of July parade Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Noah Roth, 3, and sister, Mikayla Roth, 6, both of Lake Zurich, enjoy the Frog Hopper ride with their cousin, Samantha Coggan, right, 11 of Aurora, during Lake Zurich's Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park Monday.
  Noah Roth, 3, and sister, Mikayla Roth, 6, both of Lake Zurich, enjoy the Frog Hopper ride with their cousin, Samantha Coggan, right, 11 of Aurora, during Lake Zurich's Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Sonny Baugher, 2 of Lake Zurich, plays one of the many children's games during Lake Zurich's Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park Monday.
  Sonny Baugher, 2 of Lake Zurich, plays one of the many children's games during Lake Zurich's Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park Monday.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Valerie Mies with the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department cheers on kids playing a bucket game during Monday's Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park.
  Valerie Mies with the Lake Zurich Park and Recreation Department cheers on kids playing a bucket game during Monday's Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The band Sonic 7 entertains the crowd during Monday's Lake Zurich Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park.
  The band Sonic 7 entertains the crowd during Monday's Lake Zurich Fourth of July Family Day at Paulus Park.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Gov. Bruce Rauner waves to the crowd along Main Street during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Gov. Bruce Rauner waves to the crowd along Main Street during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Luke Moo of Wheaton, center, salutes Gov. Bruce Rauner during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Luke Moo of Wheaton, center, salutes Gov. Bruce Rauner during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Hugo Montenegro of Downers Grove marches down Main Street on behalf of the West suburban Patriots during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Hugo Montenegro of Downers Grove marches down Main Street on behalf of the West suburban Patriots during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Hugo Montenegro of Downers Grove marches down Main Street on behalf of the West suburban Patriots encouraging people to "Wake Up" during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Hugo Montenegro of Downers Grove marches down Main Street on behalf of the West suburban Patriots encouraging people to "Wake Up" during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Thousands of people attended the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Thousands of people attended the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk waves to the crowd during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  U.S. Senator Mark Kirk waves to the crowd during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Bernie Hurley, left, walks with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, right, during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Bernie Hurley, left, walks with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, right, during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Andy Bodine, center, and his English Mastiff's Thor and Zina watch the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Andy Bodine, center, and his English Mastiff's Thor and Zina watch the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, left, greets Gov. Bruce Rauner, right, before the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, left, greets Gov. Bruce Rauner, right, before the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Bernie Hurley, left, walks down Main Street with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, right, during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Bernie Hurley, left, walks down Main Street with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, right, during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Gavin Bush, 7, of Rolling Meadows celebrates after winning a stuffed toy in the Balloon Game on Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest.
  Gavin Bush, 7, of Rolling Meadows celebrates after winning a stuffed toy in the Balloon Game on Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Max Brandson, 9, of Palatine plays tug-of-war Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest.
  Max Brandson, 9, of Palatine plays tug-of-war Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Aiden Suehr, 7, of Palatine celebrates with teammates after winning a tug-of-war match Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest.
  Aiden Suehr, 7, of Palatine celebrates with teammates after winning a tug-of-war match Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Kenny Gray, 14, of Bartlett rides Predator with his 13-year-old friend Zac McCarthy of Hoffman Estates on Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest. Gray dyed his hair red, white and blue to celebrate July Fourth.
  Kenny Gray, 14, of Bartlett rides Predator with his 13-year-old friend Zac McCarthy of Hoffman Estates on Monday during Palatine's Hometown Fest. Gray dyed his hair red, white and blue to celebrate July Fourth.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
John Snyder of Elk Grove flips on a trampoline atop Elk Grove Gymnastics' float Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade.
  John Snyder of Elk Grove flips on a trampoline atop Elk Grove Gymnastics' float Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Charlotte Busse, 4, of Mount Prospect waves a flag Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade. The Busse family was celebrating the 100th birthday of Busse's Flower's and Gifts.
  Charlotte Busse, 4, of Mount Prospect waves a flag Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade. The Busse family was celebrating the 100th birthday of Busse's Flower's and Gifts.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Sydni Rotunno of Mount Prospect leads the Prospect Marching Knights' color guard Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade.
  Sydni Rotunno of Mount Prospect leads the Prospect Marching Knights' color guard Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Maks Hudock, 4, of Hanover Park waves to Sparky the Fire Dog Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade.
  Maks Hudock, 4, of Hanover Park waves to Sparky the Fire Dog Monday during Mount Prospect's Fourth of July parade.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Sydney Griffith, 11, of Naperville rides a mechanical bull during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
  Sydney Griffith, 11, of Naperville rides a mechanical bull during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Robert Mucho of Naperville fires a fastball under the speed gun of Alec Swain during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
  Robert Mucho of Naperville fires a fastball under the speed gun of Alec Swain during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Jaleel Wright, 12, of Chicago plays Magic Shoot during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
  Jaleel Wright, 12, of Chicago plays Magic Shoot during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Eddie Jay of Desperado's BBQ & Rib Company encourages his company's business during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
  Eddie Jay of Desperado's BBQ & Rib Company encourages his company's business during the last day of Ribfest at Knoch Park in Naperville.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
COD President Ann Rondeau hustles to catch up to the COD float during the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
  COD President Ann Rondeau hustles to catch up to the COD float during the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
COD President Ann Rondeau poses for a photo before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
  COD President Ann Rondeau poses for a photo before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
John Boyd and his daughter Rosemary, 6, of Glen Ellyn are happy to stand in front of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
  John Boyd and his daughter Rosemary, 6, of Glen Ellyn are happy to stand in front of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Hundreds lined the Fourth of July parade route in Glen Ellyn.
  Hundreds lined the Fourth of July parade route in Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
A tired Uncle Sam rests on a bench along Park Row before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
  A tired Uncle Sam rests on a bench along Park Row before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Nancy Ristau of the Anan Harmon Chapter of the DAR finishes decorating her float before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
  Nancy Ristau of the Anan Harmon Chapter of the DAR finishes decorating her float before the Fourth of July parade in Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Wheaton Mayor Michael Gresk waves to the crowd during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
  Wheaton Mayor Michael Gresk waves to the crowd during the Fourth of July parade in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
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