5 Biggest and Best 4th of July Fireworks Displays in Illinois
BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! This Independence Day, try a new spot for some of the biggest and best fireworks displays in the state of Illinois.
Where to Find the Biggest and Best Fireworks Displays in Illinois
We're going to venture outside of our normal spots for fireworks this year. There are a ton of places to see fireworks in Illinois between July 1st and July 4th.
If you're looking for some BIGGER BOOM this year, I found 5 spots that promise to provide a bigger and longer BOOM!
Largest Fireworks Show in Northern Illinois
Not only is the Kirkland Lion's Club display called the largest in Northern Illinois, but they're also calling this year's fireworks display the largest they've done in their 75-year history.
Largest Fireworks Display in Chicago Suburbs
Straight from the press release, The 2023, show located in Hamilton Lakes, west of O'Hare International Airport at the intersection of I-390 and Park Boulevard, marks 26 years since the first 4th of July celebration at the scenic Itasca site -- an event notable for being the largest fireworks display in Illinois.
Navy Pier in Chicago
According to a list compiled by Reader's Digest, the best 4th of July fireworks display in Illinois is held at Chicago's Navy Pier. An almost 200-foot-tall Ferris wheel is a pretty cool place to be to watch the show.
Six Flags Great America Coca-Cola July 4th Fest
A pretty epic 3-day party goes done at the "Thrill Capital of the Midwest" Great America July 2-4.
Central Illinois' Largest Fireworks Display
This last one is dubbed, Illinois' Largest Fireworks Display, and it happens in Peoria. Carle Health Red, White & BOOM, Illinois' largest firework show, takes place on the Illinois River between Peoria and East Peoria. The 30-minute show begins at 9:30 p.m., following a military flyover from the Illinois Air National Guard at 9 p.m.