The new direction for the July 4 parade is REVERSE! (Click on the video to see last year's parade in reverse mode.)
This year, the Downers Grove parade route will originate at Main St. and Grant St. on the north side of town and proceed SOUTH on Main toward Downtown, ending at Warren Avenue. The parade begins at 12:45 p.m.
FREE Concert in Fishel Park (NEW!!)
The fun doesn't stop when the parade ends....
Immediately following the parade (approximately 2:30 p.m.), head to Fishel Park for a free concert in the new Veterans Memorial Pavilion, hosted by the Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club. Enjoy the sounds of local favorite, HindSight, playing a mix of rock and roll from the 60s through today. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, plus face painting for the kids and more.
July 4 Fireworks
Join your friends at the fireworks display, brought to you by the Village of Downers Grove and Village of Woodridge. The show starts at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Zigfield Troy Golf, 75th Street and Lemont Road.
75TH STREET CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Those attending the fireworks are urged to carpool, due to continuing construction on 75th Street. Please exercise patience and allow for extra travel time. Be prepared for traffic delays in and around the immediate area.