Bring your family and friends to Glen Ellyn's favorite hometown tradition, the annual Fourth of July Celebration who have been lighting up the sky since 1889.
A Food Truck Picnic will be held at Lake Ellyn Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 1. Several food trucks will be on hand, serving up pizza, tacos and other treats. Proceeds will help support the village's annual fireworks show.
Glen Ellyn's Fourth of July Parade will step off from Crescent Boulevard and Ellyn Avenue at noon on July 4. The parade will make its way west on Crescent to Main Street, where it will go north, and then east on Linden Avenue en route to Lake Ellyn.
Head to Lake Ellyn to get a front row seat for Glen Ellyn's Fourth of July fireworks show, which kicks off at dusk. Lake Ellyn Park will open at 6 a.m. on July 4 to allow attendees to place blankets on the grass and snag a spot.
Boomer Booster seating is available on the Lake Ellyn boat dock for $35 on a first come, first served basis.
The 2022 Glen Ellyn 4th of July Theme:
"Glen Ellyn, America’s Olympic Village”
In celebrating our hometown hero Olympic Athletes, the Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee is excited to announce the 2022 Parade Grand Marshals: