Fourth of July

Fourth of July Parade, Concert, and FireworksFourth of July logo- 2023

The City of Elgin is excited to celebrate the Fourth of July with a parade, concert and fireworks, all occurring on Tuesday, July 4. This year's theme is "90s Throwback."

Food trucks suited for various tastes will be parked on Grove street adjacent to Festival Park starting at 4:00 p.m. A free concert featuring various live music acts from across the United States will take place at Festival Park, located at 132 S Grove Avenue at 5:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy this all day event. No outside alcohol or pets will be allowed at the concert and fireworks. The event concludes with a spectacular fireworks show beginning at approximately 9:20 p.m. and lasting approximately 20-30 minutes.

Parade Information 

About: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. located at the intersection of Douglas and Slade. The parade concludes at the intersection of Douglas and Highland, near City Hall. This year there will be no float judging. 

Registration Button Opens in new windowParticipating in the Parade: Registration for the parade is currently OPEN. Register by clicking the blue button on the right. Registration closes on June 12th at 11:59 p.m. Once your completed registration has been received, staff will be in contact with you regarding next steps. Registration fees begin at $25 for registered not-for-profits and increase to $100 for businesses and other groups.