4th of July Celebration

July 4, 2017

4th of July Celebration

The celebration of the 4th of July returns to the Park District of Forest Park!  Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy music, magic, art, food, the pool and fireworks at the Park! The fun begins at 4pm and concludes with a fireworks show sponsored by Forest Park National Bank & Trust.


Schedule of Events

10am-6pm: Pool Open


4:00pm-9:00pm: Food tent sponsored by the Park District of Forest Park Foundation

Beer tent sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Forest Park


4:00pm-6:00pm: Community Creation Antonia Ruppert- Join the Park District as we create our 2nd piece of Forest Park Community Art! The talented Antonia Ruppert will once again return to lead us in another fun, family friendly, community created art piece. No experience needed!


4:00pm-5:30pm: Musical Entertainment: Circle of Fifths- Circle of Fifths is a band from suburban Chicago that performs the best Classic Rock from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s… and beyond. Their song list combines classic rock hits along with danceable/party tune favorites- from Beatles, Cheap Trick and Tom Petty to Journey, Pat Benetar and Gretchen Wilson. Circle of Fifths play “Classic songs that ROCK!”


6:30pm-8:00pm: Musical Entertainment: The Redmonds – Playing everything from Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash to Civil Wars and the Lumineers, The Redmonds perform as an acoustic duo featuring the impeccable harmonies of Mike and Katie Redmond; as well as a full band with some of the best musicians in the region.


9:15pm: Fireworks Display sponsored by the Forest Park National Bank & Trust


Special thanks to the Village of Forest Park, the Forest Park Fire Department and the Forest Park Police Department for all their help in making this event possible.  The Board of Commissioners and Staff also thanks the residents of Forest Park who supported the fireworks through monetary donations made when purchasing their 2017 village vehicle sticker.