Bring your family and friends for Glen Ellyn's favorite hometown tradition, the annual Fourth of July Celebration.
The 2013 theme is Glen Ellyn, Home of the Champions! We want to recognize all the achievements from our village residents.
The festivities begin on Saturday, June 29th with spills and chills at the annual Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta and great food at the Picnic in the Park.
On Thursday, July 4th 2013, enjoy a full day of activities, including the Freedom Four ® Four-Mile Run, Glen Ellyn's 4th of July Parade, Carnival in the Park and Glen Ellyn's Fireworks.
The Fourth of July Committee desperately needs volunteers to help with this year's Picnic on June 29th and the parade on July 4th. Over 150 volunteers are required to help stage these events each year - some just for an hour or two. To volunteer please submit here .
Glen Ellyn Home of the Champions!
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The 4th of July parade and fireworks are organized by the Fourth of July Committee - an all volunteer organization. Both are completely funded by your contributions. Please SUBMIT now and consider making a donation today!
Special Thank You
to our Gold Level Sponsors of 2013:
This exclusive, limited edition “Grand Finale at Lake Ellyn” print donated by Ron & Mary Ann Aubrey’s Make A Memory Foundation will be available for sale at the Picnic in the Park and before the Grand Finale Fireworks at Lake Ellyn for $50.00. Availability of these specially signed & numbered prints is strictly limited to the first 200 sold. Tax Deductible.
Ron and Maryann Aubrey commissioned Gordon France, renowned local water color artist to paint “Grand Finale at Lake Ellyn” to capture the excitement and family experience of our 4th of July fireworks. "We also wished to create something Glen Ellyn for all those who live here to enjoy. We hope it triggers a smile and a special memory every time you view it", says Ron Aubrey.
Grand Finale Print for Sale
Photo courtesy of Ron Repking
Calling all Champions! The theme of this year's 4th of July celebration is "Glen Ellyn, Home of the Champions"!
The Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee is inviting residents who have been recognized for superior achievement in any athletic, academic or other type of endeavor to participate by being in this year’s parade! We are encouraging community involvement and applauding our residents for the pride they bring to our village.
You are able to march, ride or create your own float! The cost is free and we encourage you to create your own signage. The deadline to submit your entry is June 15th. If you are a "Glen Ellyn Champion" and would like to partake in this year's parade, please submit your information here.