Fourth of July Commission

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Fourth of July Commission

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Northwest Fourth-Fest

Join us again for the 2017 Northwest Fourth-Fest, featuring live entertainment, carnival, parade, fireworks, food and more! The Village of Hoffman Estates has partnered with Hanover Township and the Hoffman Estates Park District. Thanks to their involvement, we continue to have one of the best fireworks displays in the region.

Please note that the 2017 fireworks will take place SUNDAY, JULY 2, at 9:30 p.m. (This date was stated incorrectly in the Daily Herald as Monday, July 3.)

2017 Northwest Fourth-Fest will be held from June 30 - July 4
at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates.

Visit or click image below for details.

Northwest 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.

2017 Craft Fair Application

2017 Waiver and Release of Liability


Fireworks will take place SUNDAY, JULY 2 at 9:30 p.m. Fireworks will be visible from anywhere on the festival grounds. 7th Heaven is playing on either side of the fireworks, with sets at 8:30 and 10:00 p.m.!


The 2017 Fourth of July Parade will be held on Hassell Road on July 4, stepping off from the intersection of Hassell & Hilltop at 9 a.m.

2017 Parade Map for Residents

2017 Parade Participant Application

2017 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


Friday, June 30, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday, July 1, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
     9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts & Crafts Fair 
Sunday, July 2, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
     10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts & Crafts Fair  
     9:30 p.m. fireworks display
Monday, July 3, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (carnival only)
Tuesday, July 4, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (carnival only)
     9 a.m. Fourth of July Parade, Hassell Road 

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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