Parade: You do not need to inform the committee of your participation within the parade. All floats should show up at the Yorkville High School the morning of the parade starting at 7:30am. The parade begins at 9am! The Parade Route is listed below.
Parade route: Game Farm Rd, Somonauk Street, King Street, West Main Street, Church Street and will end at the water tower.
For more information please download the parade route map. Throwing candy from parade floats is not permitted. Candy may be thrown by those participants walking the parade route. Streets surrounding Town Square will be closed to traffic and parking during the parade and celebration.
Town Square Activities: The activities begin immediately after the parade and end at Noon. Activites will include children's foot races, rides, water fights, and a performance by the Yorkville Community Band. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
Fireworks: The fireworks will begin at dusk and will be shot off near the corner of Rt 47 and Countryside Pkwy. The Yorkville Big Band will also be performing at 8:00pm at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home.
Additional Information: All 4th of July activities are free to everyone, except for food and drink purchases and are subject to change without notice. We do appreciate and welcome donations to help support this long standing community event. Donations are accepted online or by check. Checks can be made out and mailed to: United City of Yorkville (800 Game Farm Rd, Yorkville IL 60560). Please write "4th of July" in the memo line. All donations are tax deductible. If your business would like to sponsor the 2017 Fourth of July Celebration please see the link below for more information. Please contact Steve Redmon at 630-553-4357 or by email with any questions regarding sponsorship.