Glenview 4th of July Celebration


July 4
Harlem & Glenview Road
11:30 a.m.

Bike Parade begins at 11:15 a.m. at Jackman Park

Twilight Fireworks

July 4
5 p.m.  Music with Live DJ, Food Vendors
7 p.m.  Live Band
8:30 p.m. Flyover of the P-8 Poseidon
9:20 p.m.  Fireworks
Gallery Park

Celebrate with Us!

The full Fourth of July parade through downtown Glenview is back! Join us for our annual Glenview 4th of July Celebration with floats, a bike parade, entertainers, live music, food trucks, giveaways and more. End your evening with the Glenview Bank & Trust® Twilight Fireworks synchronized to music. You won’t want to miss this year’s Glenview 4th of July Celebration!

Twilight Fireworks Sponsored by

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Glenview Parade Sponsored by

Did you know that direct expenses for this event, which total around $100,000, are paid by donations and support from residents like you? Every year, business and community leaders in Glenview generously donate their time and financial support to make this day special for our friends and families. Independence Day is a national holiday, but the local celebrations and traditions are what make this day so special for us. We invite you to help us bring another year of celebration for our country’s history and values to Glenview. Any level of support is appreciated and will be recognized.

View our business sponsorship opportunities

Donate to help support the cost of the event and show off your community spirit with a “Proud Supporter” lawn sign and get a parking pass for our community’s biggest event.

Become a residential supporter


The 2022 Bike Parade will kick off the main Independence Day Parade at 11:15 a.m. at Jackman Park. Show off your wheels and patriotic spirit! Bring your pre-decorated red, white and blue bikes, scooter and strollers. The bike parade is free and all ages are welcome to participate. Children ages 10 years and younger must have a parent walk with them during the parade and bike helmets are highly recommended.



Returning to downtown Glenview!
Monday, July 4

Back again after two years of hiatus, we are thrilled to be hosting a full parade through downtown Glenview. Join us for our annual tradition with floats, entertainers and giveaways! The parade will be led by Grand Marshal Capt. Billy D. Franklin, commander, Navy Reserve Region Readiness and Mobilization Command, Great Lakes, and will feature parade floats and entries from over 60 local organizations.

parade participant info

5 p.m.  Music with Live DJ, Food Vendors
7 p.m.  Live Band
8:30 p.m. Flyover of the P-8 Poseidon
9:20 p.m.  Fireworks

Join us for the Glenview Bank & Trust® Twilight Fireworks, a 26-minute display synchronized to music. Come and take part in a memorable Glenview tradition!


Please note that fireworks parking is $20. Lots take cash only as payment.

Food vendors include:

Auntie Vee’s Kitchen
Billy Bricks
Damasco Stop
El Guapo Taco
Kona Ice
La Cocinita
Mustard’s Last Stand
Riobamba Latin Kitchen
Sausage Fest
Soul & Smoke

thank you to all our private donors!


Avik and Ami Das and Family
Denny Hebson
Elizabeth Hebson
Mike and Laura Jenny
Beth and David Levy
Douglas Schuberth


Rachel Dose Reverend Cooper Mair Jon Chernaik
Kevin & Linda Christell M.J. & Bill Coulson Jane & Jeff Crouth
Linda & Jonathon Felter Sophie, Caryn & Mike Korman Kay Laurie & Jeff Zehe
Stacy Saef Pat & Lou Marohn Kara & Kevin Owens
Jen & Pete Roberts


John & Patricia Anderluh Becky Brennan Scott & Barbara Buzard
Bill, Sam & Tommy Casey Frank & Kara Clark Kerry Cummings
Gina & Frank DeBoni John & Connie Donnelly Lindsey Dorfman
Elizabeth & John Gomez Patricia Johnson Gus Karagiannis
George Kendall Meghan Kearney Jacki & Shelly Kimel
Marcia & Tom Korman Nathan & Susan Logan Debbie Lowe
Dick & Susan Mann Megan McClung Scott Nelson
Chris & Andy Northwick John & Christina O’Malley Judy & Tony Owens
Romeo Pahati James Patterson PDF Engineering LLC
William Peden James & Kate Petrungaro Jessica Pritzker
Jill & Allan Ruter Jon Schindler The Shellenbarger Family
Kerry Spaven Victoria Swanson Susan & Allan Swaringen
Robert Zoldan


things to know

Please leave your personal fireworks, pets, drones and alcohol at home.


Please help us reduce our trash by taking everything that you bring into the park.
How You Can Help:

Use reusable items, including:
Reusable Drinking Bottles (Water refilling stations in the Park)
Bring food in containers
Bring Silverware & Napkins
Reusable Bags for your supplies
Avoid one-time use items & disposing of them in the park

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The flag is a patriotic symbol that can be portrayed in many different places. As community members begin adorning their homes in red white and blue, we encourage you to read through the flag code to learn about the flag’s meaning and how to respectfully wave its colors.