Celebrate the Fourth of July in the Chicago Loop with these Patriotic Events
These patriotic events will ensure that you have a fun-filled Fourth of July weekend.
Grant Park Music Festival’s Independence Day Salute
July 4, 2017, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Bring your picnic basket and grab a free seat on Jay Pritzker Pavilion’s Great Lawn as you enjoy patriotic favorites, including Stars and Stripes Forever, the 1812 Overture and more from one of Chicago's best symphony orchestras.
Shoreline Sightseeing Fireworks Cruise
Chicago is known for its stunning 4th of July fireworks display, and Shoreline Sightseeing gives residents and visitors alike a new way to experience this beloved tradition. Shoreline Sightseeing’s July 4th Fireworks Cruises not only offer an unmatched view of the lake or river, but also one of the best viewing spots in the city for the annual Navy Pier holiday fireworks. Choose from a 90-minute architecture fireworks cruise or 60-minute lake fireworks cruise.
Ah, Wilderness! at The Goodman Theatre
June 17, 2017 – July 23, 2017
On July 4, fireworks aren’t the only flames burning for 16-year-old Richard Miller—whose passion for poetry is rivaled only by affection for Muriel, the girl of his dreams. When her father forbids the young couple from dating, Richard embarks on an evening of unexpected rebellion.
Relive the fireworks of first-time love this Independence Day with tickets to Ah, Wilderness! at The Goodman Theatre. Get 50% off performances July 1 - 6 with promo code FIREWORKS.
1776 Half-Price Tickets to Aladdin and The King and I at Loop Hot Tix Locations
Whether you are in the mood for a feel-good classic or explosive Broadway hit, Hot Tix has got you covered this Independence Day weekend. Shop half-price tickets to performances of Disney’s Aladdin and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I at Hottix.org or at either Hot Tix outlets located at 72 E. Randolph and 108 N. State in Block 37 Shops.