Fireworks fever not fizzled? Plenty of shows remain

Chronicle Media

Here is a Chronicle Media list of top fireworks displays and events in the region celebrating America’s independence: 

July 5

    • Sauget: After Gateway Grizzlies baseball game. Activities will be provided on the concourse for kids. On July 5, gates open at 5:30 p.m. and first pitch is at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks show continue after each Friday home game. Fireworks will be set to rock music. Call 618-337-3000 for information. 

July 5-6

  • Gurnee: 9:45 p.m. nightly at Great America. Watch as fireworks light up over roller coasters. Theme park experts say the closer you get to Southwest Territory, the better the illuminations over Raging Bull.
  • Eureka, Mo.: 9:05 p.m. nightly at Six Flags St. Louis. The park will be decked out in red, white and blue for Independence Day. The park is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fireworks displays will be set to music. 

July 5 

  • Sleepy Hollow: Dusk at Sabatino Park, 145 Thorobred Lane.

July 6 

  • Sandwich: Dusk at the Fairgrounds. The Sandwich Park District will present the annual fireworks display. Food trucks and vendors will be on site. Bring blankets and chairs and save your spot. Festivities include entertainment, music, food, and games. The fairgrounds open at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 per vehicle, cash only. 
  • Elburn: Dusk at Lions Park, 500 Fillmore St.
  • Edwardsville: 9 p.m. at American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Route 157. The annual event, co-sponsored by the city, features a concert with the Edwardsville Municipal Band and the Air Force Band. There will be food trucks and other activities. 

 July 7 

  • Mount Prospect: 9:30 p.m. as part of Lions Club Festival at Melas Park, 1500 W. Central Road. 
  • Crystal Lake: Dusk as part of Lakeside Festival. Held on the grounds of the historic Dole Mansion and Lakeside Arts Park, the festival is the largest fundraiser for Lakeside Legacy Foundation’s year-round arts, education, history and community programs. Activities include an Independence Day parade. 

July 13 

  • Pingree Grove: Dusk. Part of Independence Day Celebration from 5-10 p.m. July 12-13.