Celebrate Fox Lake

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Celebrate Fox Lake takes place on the Saturday before Independence Day and includes a parade, celebration at Lakefront Park with live music, food and drink, and fireworks to cap off the night. 

Additional details will be posted closer to the event. For questions, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (224) 225-1404. 

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Gold Level Sponsor

Bronze Level Sponsor


Celebrate Fox Lake Music

Live music will be performed during the evening on July 2 at Lakefront Park. Navy Band Great Lakes' Popular Music Group, Horizon, will be performing first from 5 - 7 P.M. They will then be followed by Serendipity from 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.


Celebrate Fox Lake Parade

The Celebrate Fox Lake Parade starts at Grant Community High School (285 E Grand Ave) and makes it's way down Grand Avenue into Downtown Fox Lake, IL.  Participants are encouraged to decorate their floats in red, white, and blue! The parade will begin at 11 A.M.

For questions regarding the Celebrate Fox Lake Parade, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (224) 225-1404.  

2022 Celebrate Fox Lake Parade Winners Organization Name
1st Place Grant Community Baseball & Softball
2nd Place Grant Community High School Marching Bulldogs
3rd Place Knights of Columbus
Mayor's Choice  Gavin Involvement Group
Celebrate Fox Lake Parade Map

Celebrate Fox Lake Fireworks

Location: North end of Nippersink Lake

Estimated start time: 9:30 p.m. - 9:50 p.m. (After Dusk)

Fireworks Map