Fourth of July Festivities

Fourth of July Events in Barrington and Surrounding Areas

Summer is finally here and it’s time to celebrate! Today we are rounding up all of the local Fourth of July festivities because it’s the most exciting week of the summer. Plan ahead and tag us on social media if we gave you the idea to enjoy these activities!


It’s Brat Tent time, and this year, the annual festival is taking place from July 3-July 6. Celebrate with kids activities all day, Bingo, and live music all night! Don’t forget to stop by for the Military Tribute event on Saturday.

Learn more about the event HERE

American Flag and Sparkler

Fourth of July:

Good Shepard Family Fitness Run: 7:15am

Parade: 10am through downtown Barrington

Barrington’s White House Open House: 11am-1pm. Enjoy refreshments, a private tour, and a live Bluegrass band!

Fireworks: Dusk at Barrington High School


Another festival to celebrate the Fourth of July? You betcha! Head over to Recreation Park for family fun entertainment, food, a carnival, and craft fair!

Palatine Hometown Fest: July 3-7 at Community Park

Learn more about the event HERE

4th of July Festival

Arlington Heights:

Yet another festival so you can festival bounce all weekend! Head to Recreation Park for the annual Frontier Days from July 3-7. Look forward to tons of food vendors, a carnival, tournaments (volleyball, ultimate frisbee, chicken wing eating, and more!), wine tasting, exotic animals, and so much more!

Learn more about the event HERE

Fourth of July:

Independence Day Parade: 10am

Arlington Race Track:

4th of July Horse Race

For a chance to enjoy air conditioning throughout the weekend, stop by Arlington Race Track for more family fun and fireworks!

July 4: Independence Day Celebration

July 5: Fireworks Night

July 6: Jockey Appreciation Day

July 7: First Responders Day featuring Breakfast

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!

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