Pancakes, Parades and Patriotism

Join the fun at the Northbrook 4th of July celebration, a long-standing tradition that builds memories and brings the community together. Celebrate our nation’s birthday with your friends and neighbors!

Start the 4th on your feet with the Liberty Loop 5K and the Liberty Lap Fun Run!
Click here to view the course map.
Race Day Registration: 6:15-7am | Starting time: 7:30am
Techny Prairie Park and Fields

4th of July Parade
The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are working together to plan the day’s activities and ask for assistance with parade safety, so that everyone can enjoy the festivities. 

Stay Back for Safety!
All spectators are expected to stay on or behind the curb and out of the street. Candy and giveaways will be handed out only to those on or behind the curb.

Squirt guns can be used only with the following guidelines:
Engage with others who have squirt guns or encourage you to spray them.
Show respect for costly uniforms, instruments, decorations and parade visitors.

The following are prohibited:

  • Using garden hoses to spray parade participants or spectators
  • Throwing items (including water balloons) at parade entries

Click here for a complete list of parade rules.

Click here to view an interactive map.

Join the Parade!

There is still time to join the parade. Click here for the application and guidelines.