Bring your family and friends for Glen Ellyn's favorite hometown tradition, the annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year the theme is Fourth of July, Flags Flying High!

The festivities begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017 with spills and chills at the annual Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta and great food at the FOOD TRUCK Picnic in the Park, a fundraiser for the 4th celebration. 

On Tuesday, July 4th 2017, enjoy a full day of activities, including the Freedom Four ® Four-Mile Run, Glen Ellyn's 4th of July Parade, Afternoon Festivities and Glen Ellyn's Grand Fireworks display.  
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Seeking Volunteers 

Fourth of July Committee desperately needs volunteers to help with this year's Picnic on July 1, 2017 and the parade on July 4th. Over 50 volunteers are required to help stage these events each year - some just for an hour or two. To volunteer please submit here .  
 Donation Request

The 4th of July parade and fireworks are organized by the Fourth of July Committee - an all volunteer organization.   Both are completely funded by your contributions. Please  SUBMIT now and consider making a donation today!  

Grand Finale Print for Sale - This exclusive, limited edition “Grand Finale at Lake Ellyn” 
print donated by Ron & Mary Ann Aubrey’s Make A Memory Foundation will be available for 
sale at the Picnic in the Park and before the Grand Finale Fireworks at Lake Ellyn for $50.00. 
Availability of these specially signed & numbered prints is strictly limited to the first 200 sold.   
Tax Deductible.

Ron and Maryann Aubrey commissioned Gordon France, renowned local water color artist to 
paint “Grand Finale at Lake Ellyn” to capture the excitement and family experience of our 4th 
of July fireworks.   "We also wished to create something Glen Ellyn for all those who live here 
to enjoy.  We hope it triggers a smile and a special memory every time you view it".
Glen Ellyn 4th of July Celebration!
Previous Grand Marshals
2016 Stuart Stone
2015 Ryan Soukup
2014 Busy Bee
2013 Doug Herwaldt
2012 McChesney & Miller  Family
2011 Willsey Family
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