Independence Celebrations

Independence Day Celebration

2020 Celebration and Parade cancelled due to COVID-19

Fireworks over Palos Heights
Veterans Marching in Independance Day Parade

Independence Day Parade - July 4th, 12:00 Noon - 2020 Parade Cancelled due to COVID-19

The annual parade on Harlem Avenue starts from BMO Harris Bank (126th St) and heads north to 119th Street. We’d love for you to join us! Decorate your bicycles, wagons and strollers and be a part of the holiday fun! If you and/or your group would like to enter the parade, please download and submit an application (PDF) or call  708-361-1807.


This Year's Family-Friendly Attractions

  • 2 Climbing Walls
  • 2 Obstacle Courses
  • Balloon Twisters
  • Beer Tent and Food Vendors
  • Berry Go Round
  • Bouncer Maze
  • Face Painting
  • Fireworks at Dusk
  • Fun DH from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Giant Slide
  • Live Band from 8:30 p.m. to            11:30 p.m.
  • Mini Train Ride
  • Moonwalk
  • Touch-A-Truck