Images: Fourth of July festivities in Naperville, Bartlett, Barrington, Palatine and Arlington Heights.

 
 
Updated 7/3/2021 2:54 PM

Fourth of July celebrations in Naperville, Bartlett, Barrington, Palatine and Arlington Heights. Parades, fireworks, family fun and carnivals are highlights of the festivities.

Paul Morello and his 2-year-old son, Finn, have fun playing among the flags on display at Rotary Hill park in Naperville.  The Naperville Salute family-friendly celebration was held at the park Saturday, July 3 and was centered around the appreciation for veterans, active military, first responders and their families.
Paul Morello and his 2-year-old son, Finn, have fun playing among the flags on display at Rotary Hill park in Naperville. The Naperville Salute family-friendly celebration was held at the park Saturday, July 3 and was centered around the appreciation for veterans, active military, first responders and their families.
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Naomi Dudek, 6 of Naperville, smiles for a photo while trying on a firefighters helmet at The Naperville Salute celebration at Rotary Hill park in Naperville on Saturday, July 3.
Naomi Dudek, 6 of Naperville, smiles for a photo while trying on a firefighters helmet at The Naperville Salute celebration at Rotary Hill park in Naperville on Saturday, July 3.
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Madeline Colgan, 5 of Naperville, is all smiles after seeing her face painting from the Midwest Fun Factory during The Naperville Salute family-friendly  celebration on Saturday, July 3 in Naperville.
Madeline Colgan, 5 of Naperville, is all smiles after seeing her face painting from the Midwest Fun Factory during The Naperville Salute family-friendly celebration on Saturday, July 3 in Naperville.
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Sophia Milgram, 9 of Naperville, pets a blue-tongued skink at the Crosstown Exotics display during The Naperville Salute celebration on Saturday, July 3 in Naperville.
Sophia Milgram, 9 of Naperville, pets a blue-tongued skink at the Crosstown Exotics display during The Naperville Salute celebration on Saturday, July 3 in Naperville.
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The Naperville Salute celebration was held Saturday, July 3 in Naperville's Rotary Hill park.
The Naperville Salute celebration was held Saturday, July 3 in Naperville's Rotary Hill park.
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Karolyn Nance, director of the Bartlett Public Library District, makes bubbles for the kids while walking in the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3.
Karolyn Nance, director of the Bartlett Public Library District, makes bubbles for the kids while walking in the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3.
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Bartlett resident Sam Wrobel holds his 1-year-old daughter Cora during the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3. Sam says he's dressed up for the past 12 years.
Bartlett resident Sam Wrobel holds his 1-year-old daughter Cora during the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3. Sam says he's dressed up for the past 12 years.
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Mayor Kevin Wallace passes out candy during the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3.
Mayor Kevin Wallace passes out candy during the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3.
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Cousins from left Aubree Stengel, 9, Skylar Makowski, 8, and Wyatt Hermansen, 7, dressed in patriotic clothes for the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3.
Cousins from left Aubree Stengel, 9, Skylar Makowski, 8, and Wyatt Hermansen, 7, dressed in patriotic clothes for the Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade on Saturday, July 3.
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The Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade heads south on Oak Avenue on Saturday, July 3.
The Bartlett Fourth of July Festival parade heads south on Oak Avenue on Saturday, July 3.
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The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
The Village of Barrington held a fireworks show that crowds watched from Barrington High School Friday night.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
Opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
Opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
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Sky Rider fans spin under the sun and over the midway crowd on the opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
Sky Rider fans spin under the sun and over the midway crowd on the opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
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Riders on The Zipper, Freak out and Ferris Wheel seem to compete for space on the opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
Riders on The Zipper, Freak out and Ferris Wheel seem to compete for space on the opening day of the Palatine Jaycees Hometown Fest in Community Park Thursday, July 1, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Dan and Melissa Coogan watch their sons Mason, 5, and Colton, 2 , throw darts a balloons while Melissa holds their sister Cece, 1, at the opening day of the Arlington Heights Carnival Jamboree at Recreation Park on Thursday, July 1, 2021. The family is from the area.
Dan and Melissa Coogan watch their sons Mason, 5, and Colton, 2 , throw darts a balloons while Melissa holds their sister Cece, 1, at the opening day of the Arlington Heights Carnival Jamboree at Recreation Park on Thursday, July 1, 2021. The family is from the area.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Teens enjoy the Matterhorn on opening day of the Arlington Heights Carnival Jamboree at Recreation Park on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
Teens enjoy the Matterhorn on opening day of the Arlington Heights Carnival Jamboree at Recreation Park on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The midways were busy on opening day of the Arlington Heights Carnival Jamboree at Recreation Park on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
The midways were busy on opening day of the Arlington Heights Carnival Jamboree at Recreation Park on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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