While Des Plaines will not host a fireworks show for the third year since eliminating the event due to budget constraints, there are plenty of displays in other area suburbs to experience the explosive Independence Day tradition.
Below is a list of options nearby, and here’s a list of fireworks displays throughout the Chicago suburbs and Northwest Indiana.
- Mount Prospect Fireworks: At dusk on July 4 and July 8 at Melas Park, 1326 W. Central Road.
- Park Ridge Fireworks: At dusk on July 3 at Maine East High School, 2601 W. Dempster St.
- Morton Grove Fireworks: At dusk on July 4 at Harrer Park, 6250 W. Dempster St.