Ask ChicagoNow: Where is the best Fourth of July fireworks display in the Chicago area?

Ask ChicagoNow: Where is the best Fourth of July fireworks display in the Chicago area?

ChicagoNow is a group of bloggers from all sorts of different backgrounds.

With so much collective experience, we’ve decided to put that knowledge to use by posing some of the oldest and most popular questions to the group.

Where is the best Fourth of July fireworks display in the Chicago area?

“Without a doubt, Navy Pier! Avoid the crowds by watching the fireworks from DuSable Harbor.” — Sher BonDurant, On Tap in the Windy City

“I’m spoiled… I live a block away from Saddle & Cycle Club at Foster/Sheridan so I just go to Foster Beach with my towel/food/wine to watch the fireworks.” — Jayson J Crady, Confessions of a Coffeholic!

“Skokie has an awesome fireworks display. It’s at Niles West high school. Lots of food and usually a cheesy band but the fireworks themselves are great.” — Howard Moore, I’ve Got The Hippy Shakes

“Gillson Park in Wilmette. Declare freedom from traffic and parking by using the Village’s shuttle service.” — Teme Ring, Comedians Defying Gravity

“I always loved the Glencoe fireworks display and the ones at Arlington Park Race Track. Last year, I loved watching Navy Pier ones from a Chicago Rooftop!” — Susan Schulhof, Looking for the Good

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