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2013 Northwest Fourth-Fest, presented by Kia

Thanks to everyone for making the 2013 Northwest Fourth-Fest a huge success!

Parade entry winners

  • Mayor's Cup: St. Alexius Medical Center
  • Parade Theme: Schaumburg Township District Library
  • Patriotic: Tobi's Fantastic Patriotic Band and Singer
  • Group: Safari Childcare
  • Junior Marchers: National Champion Jazz Steppers
  • Senior Color Guard: American Legion Post 1983
  • Dance/Specialty: Rebecca McCarthy School of Dance
  • Antique Auto: Village of Hanover Park
  • Unusual: Andy Linder, World Footbag Champion
  • Youth Entry: Cub Scout Pack 297

Diaper derby winners

  • First place: Oliver Iverson (Mother Melissa Iverson), Time: 12 seconds
  • Second place: Vickie Chang (Father Ed Chang), Time: 13 seconds
  • Third place: Xylia Ellis (Father Erik Ellis), Time: 16 seconds

Water balloon toss winners

  • First place: Greg and Brittany Kulbeda, Bartlett
  • Second place: Jake and Cathy Bianco, Sugar Grove
  • Third place: Sean Hawkinson, Hoffman Estates, and Stephanie Olson, McHenry

Bags tournament winners

  • First place: Matt and Bob Merkel, Chicago
  • Second place: Matt Bortels, Elk Grove Village, and Nick Cyulinski, Rolling Meadows

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The 2013 Northwest Fourth-Fest, presented by Kia, will take place from Wednesday, July 3, to Sunday, July 7. There will be entertainment, a carnival, a parade, fireworks, food and more! The Village of Hoffman Estates is partnering with the City of Elgin, the Village of Hanover Park and Hanover Township. Thanks to the involvement of these communities, we will have one of the best fireworks displays in the region. For complete festival details, visit www.northwestfourthfest.com.

Location
The Northwest Fourth-Fest will again be held at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, with easy access via I-90. The site provides access to 9,000 parking spaces and indoor plumbing at the Arena.

*Note: tailgating and grilling/barbecues (of any size) are prohibited, and are not allowed on festival grounds or in any parking lots. We appreciate your cooperation.

Fourth of July Hotline

847-252-5446

Arts & Crafts Fair and Business Expo

July 6 and July 7
The 27th annual Arts & Crafts Fair and Business Expo are on Saturday, July 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the weekend of the Northwest Fourth-Fest. They will be held inside the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway. Free parking will be available onsite.

Parade

For 2013 only, the Fourth of July Parade will be on Illinois Boulevard (due to the reconstruction of Hassell Road). It will be held  Thursday, July 4, at 9 a.m. This year's theme is "This Land is Your Land." Click here (PDF) for a parade application, and click here (PDF) for a parade participant agreement.

Food pantry donations at the parade
Bring your nonperishable canned or boxed goods and paper products to donate during the parade to the Celebrations Commission's float for the Township Food Pantries. Monetary donations are also accepted.

Schedule

Click here (PDF) for the flier.

July 3 to July 7
Sears Centre Arena grounds, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway. Free parking onsite.

*No beverage cans, glass bottles, pets, bicycling, roller skating, inline skating, or skateboarding allowed on festival grounds. Thank you!

Presenting sponsor

Additional sponsors

Food vendors

Click here (PDF) for a food vendor application.

Contact

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'malley@hoffmanestates.org

2012 Northwest Fourth-Fest

Thanks to everyone for making the 2012 Northwest Fourth-Fest a huge success!

Parade entry winners

  • Mayor's Cup: Safari Childcare
  • Parade Theme: Schaumburg Township District Library
  • Patriotic: Hoffman Estates Celebrations Commission
  • Group: Cub Scout Pack 397
  • Junior Marchers: Legends Performing Arts Association
  • Senior Color Guard: Knights of Columbus Hoffman/Schaumburg Council #6964
  • Dance/Specialty: Rebecca McCarthy School of Dance
  • Antique Auto: State Representative Fred Crespo
  • Unusual: Fabbrini's Flowers
  • Youth Entry: Grupo Folklórico Quetzal

Diaper derby winners

  • First place: Ronin Quijano (10 seconds)
  • Second place: Addison Krupka (17 seconds)
  • Third place: Kelsey Jurcik (21 seconds)

Water balloon toss winners

  • Matt Hehn and Sean Hawkinson

Bags tournament winners

  • "40 Apart"

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Last updated: 7/8/2013 9:27:34 AM