Whether you’re looking for fireworks in the heart of Chicago or in one of the neighboring suburbs, there are a number of Independence Day celebrations to choose from.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer...
Celebrating July 4th
Are you looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area?
Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.
Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!
This town can brag about having one of the most attractive and accessible shorelines in the country as well as fine beaches that remain free.
Whether planning a beach vacation this summer or staying closer to home at the neighborhood pool, be mindful of water safety and how to keep the kids safe.
If you’re as big of a (party pooper) stickler for nutrition as I am, or if you’re just simply looking to rotate in some fresh and delicious kid-enticing treats at, say, your Fourth of July party, you’ve landed on the right article (read: there will be no mention of anything marshmallows or fluff or those little black and white cookies that are chalked full of equal parts of sinful and good).
You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)
Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.
4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.