Where to watch Fireworks this year

July 1, 2020
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Here is a list of Firework Shows this year to watch in Illinois/Indiana.  Some virtual, some heritage shows, but without an audience.  

Chicago Fireworks 2

Bridgeview fireworks: 7000 S. Harlem Ave.
9:15 p.m., July 3
Seatgeek Stadium
Drive-up fireworks can be viewed for free in the parking lot

Evanston virtual firework display
8 p.m., July 4
The day-long celebration can be viewed on the Evanston Fourth of July Association's Facebook page or at www.evanston4th.org

Joliet's 74th Annual July 4th Celebration: 3000 W. Jefferson St.
Dusk, July 4
ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium
Due to coronavirus concerns, spectators will not be allowed to view the firework display from inside the stadium this year.

Naperville July 4 Fireworks: 3380 Cedar Glade Dr.
9:30 - 10 p.m., July 4
Frontier Sports Complex
Parking will be available at the 906 parking spaces at the complex or at Neuqua Valley High School.

Orland Park fireworks: 15600 West Ave.
9:30 p.m., July 4
Centennial Park
Only vehicles with a current Village of Orland Park sticker will be allowed to park at Centennial Park, Centennial Park West or the 159th Street Metra station.

Oswego's Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display: 4120 Plainfield Rd.
9 p.m., July 4
Prairie Point Park
Spectators will be required to use social distancing measures when viewing the fireworks.

Romeoville's July Fourth Fireworks: 1100 Murphy Dr.; 725 Normantown Rd.; 300 S. Highpoint Dr.
9:30 p.m., July 3
Volunteer Park, Lukancic Middle School, Discovery Park
Due to coronavirus concerns, attendance is restricted at all locations, so viewers are encouraged to view from their homes.

Shaumburg Boomers fireworks: 1999 S. Springingsuth Rd.
9:30 p.m., July 3-4
Boomers Stadium
As of now, all tickets are sold out for both firework shows.

Spring Grove 4th of July Fireworks: 909 English Prairie Rd.
6-10 p.m., July 4
Richardson Adventure Farm
Admission will be $20 per car, and people are encouraged to remain in vehicles or bring chairs to sit immediately next to vehicles.

Yorkville Fourth of July Celebration
Dusk, July 4
Corner of Rt 47 and Countryside Pkwy.
Spectators are encouraged to view from their homes or vehicles from a distance.


East Chicago fireworks
5-10 p.m., July 3
Viewing available only from homes

Gary fireworks: 1 Stadium Plaza
Dusk, July 3
Railcats Stadium
Tailgate viewing is $30 per vehicle, but tickets are also available for the evening-long festival

Hammond fireworks
9-10 p.m., July 4
Firework displays will go off at three local high schools and a middle school, but viewing is not allowed at these locations. Spectators must view from their homes.