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Independence Day Celebration

July 3 | Fireworks | Graf Park July 4 | Parade | Downtown Wheaton

Fireworks & Family Fun
Attend the Parade
Enter a Parade Float
Parade Participant Files
Support the Event
View Event Policies

We missed you in 2020, we look forward to our 2021 festivities!

MEDIA GALLERY:

2019 Image Gallery:

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

Videos by the City of Wheaton:

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 2021 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 2021 parade please email us communications@wheatonparks.org.

Parade Route

Please check back for a parade route map to be added for 2021.

Parking


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

ENTER A FLOAT:

Parade Float Registration

Registration begins on or about April 1, 2021. Please check back for the 2021 Independence Day parade entry application to be posted.

PARADE PARTICIPANT DOCUMENTS:

Event Resources

Please check back for the 2021 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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Get convenient updates using RainoutLine

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

For sponsorship and food vendor applications please contact Kristina Nemetz at knemetz@wheatonparks.org.

Details

Start:
July 3, 2021
End:
July 4, 2021

Venue

Various Locations

Organizer

Wheaton Park District
Phone:
630-690-4880

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.

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