On July 4, Itasca hosts the largest Illinois fireworks display at Hamilton Lakes in Itasca. Live music begins at 7pm with Pat McKillen and continues at 8pm with Maggie Speaks. Special guest singer / guitarist is Art Alexakis from Everclear. During his celebrity sit-in, they will perform Everclear hits "Father of Mine", "Santa Monica", "I Will Buy You a New Life" and "Wonderful".
The Independence Day celebration starts at 4 p.m. Several vendors will be offering a variety of picnic-style items. The Itasca Brewing Company, Inc., will operate a beer tent.
The fireworks begin between 9:45 and 10pm, and last approximately 25 minutes.
Admission to the event is free. On-site parking is $25 per car. Come early to enjoy the park and to get a parking space.
Hamilton Lakes is located west of O’Hare Airport at the intersection of I-390 and
The fireworks are presented by The Village of Itasca and Hamilton Lakes. The event is sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher / Gallagher Benefit Services, The Hill Group - Hill Mechanical Services, the Westin Chicago Northwest Hotel, The Millard Group and the Daily Herald.
Book early for the Westin Chicago Northwest 4th Celebration Special: