History

The Northbrook community has enjoyed a Fourth of July celebration every year since at least 1949, when a newspaper article reported that 150 spectators attended a small parade. A fireworks program began in the mid-1950s. The early shows were a joint effort of the Northbrook Jaycees and the American Legion and took place at Glenbrook North High School. In 1966, the Northbrook parade…

Parade Route

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Parade Lineup

* Northbrook Police Department Escort A Color Guard & Veterans from American Legion & VFW * Grand Marshal: Northbrook Park District – Celebrating 90th Anniversary (Balloons by Tommy — Gold Level Parade Sponsor) * NFD Fire Truck with Village Trustees B Glenbrook North Poms C Northbrook Independence Day Band – Glenbrook North High School D Northbrook Sports Center Programs & Camps E…

Schedule of Activities

2017 Schedule 7:30am Liberty Loop 5K Run/Walk Techny Prairie Park and Fields 8:30am Liberty Lap Fun Run (ages 4-10) Techny Prairie Park and Fields 7:30-11am 4th of July Breakfast, hosted by Rotary Club Village Green Park 9am-Noon Family Mini-Golf Tournament Sportsman’s Country Club 9am-Noon Historical Society Museum and Inn Shop open Village Green Park 10am Police vs. Fire Department Softball Game Village…

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