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IDC2015_Logo_colorThank you to the participants, volunteers and sponsors–you made the 2015 Independence Day celebration a blast!

We look forward to celebrating with you again in 2016:

July 3, 2016 | Graf Park | Family Fun & Fireworks
July 4, 2016 | Downtown Wheaton | Parade



2015 Fourth of July Parade
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2015 Parade Winners:

Best of Show  Award: St. John Lutheran Church and Pre-school
Mayor’s Spirit Award: Wheaton Park District Parks Department
Best Musical Award: Prom Band
Bart Loiacono Most Creative Award: Wheaton Library
Best Use of Theme Award: Wheaton VFW Post 2164
Most Patriotic Award: DuPage Honor Guard
Best Political  Award: Milton Township Republicans
Carlson Family Float Award: Carlson Paint, Glass & Art


Complete List of Parade Participants:

In Order of Parade Appearance
Wheaton Police Unit
Wheaton Police Honor Guard
Wheaton Fire Units and Trucks
DuPage Honor Guard
DuPage County Sheriff
BANNER CARRIER (Grand Marshal)
Grand Marshals
Wheaton VFW Post 2164
Wheaton Municipal Band
Mayor Gresk’s vehicle
Honorarium-Midwest Model T Ford Club
City Council
BANNER CARRIER (Sponsored by DuPage Republicans)
Honorarium-Tunes of Glory Pipes & Drum Corp
*State Representative Jeannie Ives
*State Representative Peter Breen
*DuPage County State’s Atty Bob Berlin
*Circuit Judge Liam Bernnan
*Circuit Judge Paul. M. Fullerton
*Rand Paul-NW Indiana Activism
Milton Township Republican Central Committee
DuPage County Marine Corps
*Democratic Party of Milton Township
BANNER CARRIER (Sponsored by DuPage Republicans)
Honorarium-WNHS Band
Honorarium-WWSHS Band
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans
American Red Cross
Carlson Paint, Glass and Art
Gia-Co’s Martial Arts School
Retro Fitness
Crème de la Crème
Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ
Orange Theory Fitness
ESSE Adult Day Care
WPD-Rams Cheerleading
Camp Ruff It Doggie DayCare
Brighton Gardens
H4 Training
Prom Band
WPD-Wheaton Wings
Roger Cheairs
Wheaton Public Library
West Suburban Patriots
Wheaton Lions Club
St. John Lutheran Church & Preschool
Adrian Electric
Honorarium-Silver Knights Baton
Alma Dance School
Wimpffen Family
Rhea Lana’s
Jerry Evans School of Music
Service Master
Honorarium-Four Star Brass Band
Superstar Karate
Clare Woods Academy
Elite Feet Dance
Honorarium-Medinah Big Wheels
Perrin-Wheaton Daughters of the American Revolution
Downtown Wheaton Association
Northern Illinois Outlaws
Northern IL Food Bank
Burlingame Plumbing
American Taxi
ICE All-Star
WPD-Cosley Zoo
St. Matthew United Church of Christ
Moves Dance Studio
Pro Martial Arts Check&form to follow
Victory Sports Camp
Buikema’s Ace Hardware
Take Up Your Cross Motorcycle Ministry
Wheaton College Artist Series
Ahiska Turks Cultural Center
Sports Clips
DuPage County Fair `
Alan Foster’s Tractor
LCA Blaze Volleyball
Avenue Bank
DuPage Forest Preserve District Volunteers w/Commissioners
Honorarium-Stiltwalker & Clown