Fireworks will light up suburban skies in the coming days in honor of Independence Day. Here is our guide to local fireworks shows:
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Williams Park, 741 Main St. Free. antioch.il.gov.
9:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway St. Free. aurora-il.org.
Dusk Monday, July 3, at Arlington International Racecourse, 2200 W. Euclid Ave. Admission for all-day racing and entertainment is $4-$22. arlingtonpark.com.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Barrington High School, 616 W. Main St. Free. barrington.il.gov.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Apple Orchard Park, near South Bartlett and Stearns roads. Free. (630) 837-0800 or bartlett4thofjuly.com.
Batavia Fourth of July Sky Concert from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Engstrom Park, Main and Millview streets. bataviafireworks.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at the Redmond Recreation Complex, 735 E. Jefferson. Free. bensenville.il.us.
Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band concert at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. Viewing options include Rotary Village Green, the Buffalo Grove Golf Course and Willow Stream Park. Free. vbg.org/189/Fireworks-Displays.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at the Carol Stream Town Center, 960 N. Gary Ave. Free. carolstream.org.
Dusk Friday, June 30, at the Cary Summer Celebration in Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Road. Free. Parking is $5 on the grass, $10 on the pavement. (847) 639-6100 or carypark.com.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. Free. navypier.com.
Dusk Sunday, July 2, at Main Beach, 300 Lake Shore Drive. $3. crystallakeparks.org.
9:15 p.m. Monday, July 3, at Brickyards Park, 375 Elm St. Free. deerfield.il.us.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Lemont Road and 75th Street, Downers Grove. Free. events.downers.us.
9 p.m. Saturday, July 1, at Festival Park, 132 S. Grove. Free. cityofelgin.org.
Elk Grove Village
Concert featuring The Guess Who, Mitch Ryder, Orleans and Ambrosia at 5:30 p.m., with fireworks following, Tuesday, July 4, at Rotary Green, 164 Lions Drive. Free. elkgrove.org/visitors/special-events/fourth-of-july-fireworks.
Dusk Saturday, July 1, at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd. Free. foxlake.org.
Fox River Grove
Dusk Saturday, July 8, at Picnic Grove Park, Birch Lane. Free. (847) 639-3170 or foxrivergrove-il.org.
Fireworks follow the Kane County Cougars baseball team's home games against the Peoria Chiefs at 6:30 p.m. Saturday through Monday, July 1-3, at Northwestern Medicine Field, 34W002 Cherry Lane. For game and ticket information, visit kccougars.com.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road. Free-$3. glenellyn4thofjuly.org.
Dusk Saturday, July 1, at Grayslake Family Picnic and Fireworks, Central Park, 250 Library Lane. Free. (847) 223-7529 or glpd.com.
9:45 p.m. Monday, July 3, and 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Ross Field at Great Lakes Naval Station, 601 D St., Gate 3. Free. mwrgl.com.
10 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, July 2-4, at Six Flags Great America, 1 Great America Parkway. Fireworks are part of the park's July Fourth Fest. For park admission fees, see sixflags.com.
Dusk Monday, July 3, at Hawthorn Woods Community Park, 5 Park View Lane. Free. vhw.org.
Float & Watch Fireworks event from 8:15 to 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Hidden Creek AquaPark, 1220 Fredrickson Place. $5. (847) 433-3170 or pdhp.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. Visible from Deicke and Warrington parks. Free. huntley.il.us.
Dusk Saturday, July 8, at Island Lake Lakefest. Viewing at Watertower Park and Eastway Park. Free. villageofislandlake.com.
9:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Hamilton Lakes, Thorndale Avenue and Route 53. Free admission; parking is $25 per car. itasca.com.
9:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks, Deerpath Community Park, 400 Hastings Road. $15-$20 fest admission; free for kids younger than 5. (847) 234-6700 or friendslfpr.org.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Henry J. Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road. $2-$7. lakezurich.org.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Butler Lake Park, Lake Street. Free. (847) 362-2430 or libertyville.com.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Spring Lake Park, 49 Oxford Drive. Free. village.lincolnshire.il.us.
9:45 p.m. Friday through Sunday, June 30-July 2, at Eyes to the Skies Festival at Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short St. $10. eyestotheskies.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Madison Meadow Park, Madison Street and Ahrens Avenue. Free. villageoflombard.org.
Dusk Friday, June 30, and Tuesday, July 4, at the 79th Annual Mount Prospect Lions Club Festival at Melas Park, 1500 W. Central Road. Free. mplions.org.
Dusk Monday, July 3. Best viewing areas include the Metra station, village hall plaza and the Community Days festival grounds. Free. mundelein.org.
9:30 p.m. Monday, July 3, at the Naperville Exchange Club Ribfest at Knoch Park, 724 S. West St. Admission fees vary; see ribfest.net.
9:30 p.m. Monday, July 3, along the Fox River. Rain date is Tuesday, July 4. Free. northaurora.org.
Dusk Monday, July 3, at Taste of Oak Brook, Oak Brook Sports Core and Polo Club, 700 Oak Brook Road. Free. On-site parking is $10 (while space is available). oak-brook.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Terrace View Park, Route 83 and 22nd Street. Free. (630) 941-8300.
Dusk Monday, July 3, at Palatine Hometown Fest at Community Park, 262 E. Palatine Road. Free. palatinejaycees.org.
9 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at the Community Center parking lot, 3705 Pheasant Drive. Free. ci.rolling-meadows.il.us.
9:30 p.m. Monday, July 3, at Lake Park High School, 500 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Free. roselle.il.us.
Fireworks follow the Heartache Tonight concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Rockin' in the Park at MB Financial Park at Rosemont, 5501 Park Place. Free. rosemont.com.
Round Lake Beach
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way. Free. (847) 546-8558 or rlapd.org.
Fireworks follow the 6:30 p.m. baseball games on Monday and Tuesday, July 3-4, at Boomers Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Road. To buy tickets, see boomersbaseball.com.
9:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Sabatino Park, Thorobred Lane. Parking opens at 7 p.m.; donations requested. sleepyhollowil.org.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave. Free; parking is limited. stcparks.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Dolphin Park, 880 S. Park Blvd. Free. (630) 736-3800, ext. 3, or streamwood.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Century Park, 1001 Lakeview Parkway. Free. (847) 367-3700 or vernonhills.org.
9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at Ty Warner Park, 801 Burr Oak Drive, Westmont. Free. westmontparks.org.
Dusk Monday, July 3, at Cerny Park, River Road and Forest View Drive. Free. warrenville.il.us.
Dusk Monday, July 3, at Cook Memorial Park, 600 N. Main St. Free. waucondaparks.org.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Graf Park, 1855 Manchester Road. Free. wheatonparkdistrict.com.
Dusk Saturday, July 1, at Wheeling Rock N Run the Runway fest, Chicago Executive Airport, 1020 Plant Road. Free. www.rocknruntherunway.com/.
Dusk Tuesday, July 4, at Emricson Park, 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. Parking is $8. woodstockil.gov.