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Independence Day Celebration

Fireworks & Family Fun
Attend the Parade
Enter a Parade Float
Parade Participant Files
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2019 MEDIA GALLERY:

View all images from the 2019 celebration at https://bit.ly/2Xxeb19

FIREWORKS & FAMILY FUN:

July 3 | Graf Park

Schedule

Complete schedule TBD; fireworks start at dusk.

Parking

A parking map will be available for download or viewing prior to the event. Please be kind to our neighbors when parking on residential streets.

ANNUAL PARADE:

July 4 | Downtown Wheaton

Theme information for the 2020 Independence Day celebration will be posted as it becomes available.

We encourage parade entrants to use imagination as parade entries/floats are created. If you would like to submit ideas for the theme of the 2020 parade please email us communications@wheatonparks.org.

Parade Route

Please check back for a parade route map to be added for 2020.

Parking


Please be kind to our neighbors when parking on residential streets.

ENTER A FLOAT:

Parade Float Registration

Please check back for the 2020 Independence Day parade entry application to be posted.

PARADE PARTICIPANT DOCUMENTS:

Event Resources

Please check back for the 2020 Independence Day parade participant materials to be posted.

EVENT POLICIES:

Pets

Due to the nature of the event at Graf Park (large crowds of people, loud sounds of fireworks) it is strongly suggested to leave pets safely at home for this event. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Leashed pets are welcome at the annual parade.

Weather

Any delays or cancellations due to inclement weather will be posted on the Wheaton Park District Facebook page and on RainoutLine.

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Call (630) 410-1028, visit RainoutLine.com and sign-up for text alerts, or use the free app!

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

Partner With Us

Please check back for the 2020 Independence Day sponsorship opportunities brochure to be posted.

2019 EVENT SPONSORS:

DETAILS:

Fireworks & Family Fun

Date: July 3
Time: TBD
Location: Graf Park | 1855 Manchester Rd.
Cost: Event access is free; fees apply for concession and carnival products/services

Annual Parade

Date: July 4
Time: Parade steps off at 10A
Location: Downtown Wheaton | Main St. & Union Ave.
Cost: Event access is free

Details

Start:
July 3, 2020
End:
July 4, 2020
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Various Locations

PHOTO RELEASE: The Wheaton Park District takes photographs or video of participants promoting our programs, services, events, activities, and facilities in our brochures, website or agency social media, etc. By participating in or attending any Wheaton Park District activities the participant (or parent/guardian of a minor participant) agrees to the use and distribution of his or her image (or image of a minor child/ward) in photographs, video recordings, and any other electronic reproductions of such activities for any purpose without inspection, compensation, or any other consideration now and in the future.