Pancakes, Parades and Patriotism


Join the fun at the 2017 Northbrook 4th of July celebration, a long-standing tradition that builds memories and brings the community together. The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are working together to plan a full day of holiday activities and invite you to become involved. Celebrate our nation’s birthday with your friends and neighbors!

The 2017 parade will honor the Northbrook Park District’s 90th Anniversary, the Park District has been serving the Northbrook community since 1927.

Stay Connected with 4th of July Texts
Text 4THJULY to 888777 to sign up to receive 4th of July information and alerts.
You will receive updates about the day’s events including the parade line-up and weather related alerts. Try it now! (Message and data rates may apply.)

Looking for 2017 Sponsors!
The Park District is seeking sponsorship from Northbrook residents, businesses and civic organizations to support the holiday celebration. Click here for sponsorship information.

Take Part in this Year’s Parade!
Business, Community, and Political groups click here for an application.
Click here for Parade Guidelines.

Thank You 2017 Sponsors:

Platinum Gold Silver Bronze


Coldwell Banker

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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.

Parade Safety

Step 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 parade rules.

Special Vehicle Stickers Support the Fourth
Information will be released soon.