Celebrate the 4th of July 2014 in Chicago

Magnificent  Chicago

Magnificent Chicago

Map of the location of Magnificent Mile

Map of the location of Magnificent Mile (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Happy Birthday America! Today is your day to be patriotic so celebrate the 238th birthday of the United States in Chicago.

A great place to watch the festivities for America’s birthday is Washington, D.C. but if you happen to be in Chicago, check out these events.

Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America!

 

English: George Gershwin in his youth on a shi...

English: George Gershwin in his youth on a ship’s deck (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jay Pritzker Pavillion in Chicago

Jay Pritzker Pavillion in Chicago

Jay Pritzker Pavillion Concert Venue

Jay Pritzker Pavillion Concert Venue

On America’s Birthday, we celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence which occurred on July 4, 1776.  

Here are some of the Fireworks that you will see in Chicago:

http://youtu.be/iEU6kwyVxiY

4th of July at the Wrigley Building in Magnificent  Chicago

4th of July at the Wrigley Building in Magnificent Chicago

Leonard Bernstein

Cover of Leonard Bernstein

Check out the fireworks at Navy Pier ; Navy Pier fireworks start at 9:30 at 600 E. Grand Avenue with
patriotic music and a magnificanet lakefront display. Watch from Grant Park or aboard one of many fireworks cruises available.

Fireworks also take place on July 5 at 10:15 p.m., as part of Navy Pier’s regular schedule of summer fireworks.

There are more events in and around Chicago:

Here’s a list of suburban fireworks HERE.

 

*Dave Matthews Band at Charter One Pavilion Friday July 4th

*Sarah McLaughlin at Ravinia Saturday July 5th

*Chicago’s Union Park has the International Festival of Life all weekend

*Chicago Riverwest Music Festival all weekend, get the music lineup HERE.

*Clark Street Fireworks in Evanston Friday 7:30 pm

*Chicago White Sox vs Seattle Mariners at 6:10 pm with a fireworks display at US Cellular Field.

*Schaumburg Boomers 6:30 pm game will be followed by fireworks

*Naperville Rib Fest all weekend

*Windy City Rib Fest on Lawrence and Broadway all weekend

*Taste of Lakeview Saturday on Belmont & Lincoln

*Hot air balloons/carnival/festival all weekend in Lisle’s Eyes To The Sky Fest.

 

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

Carousel, one of many amusement options at Nav...

Carousel, one of many amusement options at Navy Pier (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Magnificent Mile Chicago 041

Magnificent Mile Chicago 041

Old Republic Building Facade on Magnificent Mile Chicago

Old Republic Building Facade on Magnificent Mile Chicago

birthday cake

birthday cake (Photo credit: freakgirl)

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