The celebration continues with the annual Independence Day Parade hosted by the City and Park District. The parade features floats, marching bands, dignitaries, novelty groups, community entries and other special entertainment. The parade starts at the intersection of Laurel and St. Johns Avenues and heads north on St. Johns Avenue, then turns west on Central Avenue and continues to Sunset Park. The 4th of July festivities culminate with a dazzling fireworks show which can be viewed from Wolters Field.
Wednesday, July 4 at 10 AM (parade in Downtown Highland Park) and dusk (fireworks at Wolters Field).