Fourth of July Commission

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Fourth of July Commission

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Northwest Fourth-Fest

Join us again for the 2018 Northwest Fourth-Fest, featuring live entertainment, carnival, parade, fireworks, food and more! The Village of Hoffman Estates has partnered with the Hoffman Estates Park District to offer five days of family fun, including one of the best fireworks displays in the region!

Please note that the 2018 fireworks will take place SATURDAY, JULY 7, at 9:30 p.m.

2018 Northwest Fourth-Fest will be held from July 4 - July 8
at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates.

View the 2018 Northwest Fourth-Fest schedule of events here!


Visit the Fest's dedicated website at or click the image below for all the details!

nw fourth-fest logo

Arts & Crafts Fair

The Village hosts an annual Arts & Crafts Fair on the weekend of the Northwest Fourth-Fest. The fair is held inside the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway. Free parking will be available onsite.

2018 Craft Fair Application

2018 Waiver and Release of Liability


Fireworks will take place SATURDAY July 7, 2018 at 9:30 p.m. Fireworks will be visible from anywhere on the festival grounds.


The 2018 Fourth of July Parade will be held on Illinois Blvd. on July 4 starting at 9 a.m.

2018 Parade Map for Residents

2018 Parade Participant Application

2018 Parade Rules and Regulations

Food pantry donations at the parade
Each year, non-perishable canned foods, boxed goods and paper products are donated along the parade route. In addition to goods, the Celebrations Commission accepts monetary donations to benefit township food pantries. Food pantry donations are also accepted year-round at the Village Hall, 1900 Hassell Road. See more on food pantry donation

See for a full schedule, including live entertainment and family activities.


For more information, please contact the staff liaison for the Fourth of July Commission, Dan O'Malley, by phone at 847-781-2602, or by email at dan.o'


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