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Enjoy One of the Biggest 4th of July Celebrations in the Area!
The Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department would like to extend an invitation to all families, friends, Veterans and the general public to the Naval Station Great Lakes to be a part of the 2019 4th of July Celebration from 3 to 10 p.m. Thurs., July 4 at the historic Ross Field.
All are invited to come out and celebrate our country’s independence in a spectacular way with a full day of ‘fire-cracking’ festival fun at one of the biggest fourth of July celebrations in the area.
On July 4, a full music line up on the Rock, White & Blue main stage will feature national, regional and local bands performing throughout the day. This year’s headliner is 38 SPECIAL, treating concert-goers to their masterful performance and riveting music. A RWB (Rock, White & Blue) VIP package is available for 38 SPECIAL that includes exclusive access to the front row section of the Main Stage.
In addition, there will be thrilling midway games; as well as an abundance of delicious festival food and refreshing beverages (from local area vendors). Children of all ages will have plenty to do in the award-winning Kids Zone, featuring tons of exciting “hands on” activities; a petting zoo, an indoor rock wall, as well as live entertainment acts.
Festival-goers also will enjoy bingo for prizes, a paintball arena, military exhibits; plus roving performers and costumed characters that will be on site working the crowds! The night concludes with a spectacular firework display that will be choreographed to music. Visitors are promised a “must see” fireworks extravaganza that will begin at 9:30 p.m.
The Naval Station Great Lakes is located off of Sheridan Road.
The festival offers free parking and no admission charge. Join in and celebrate our freedom and patriotism at this, fun-for-all-ages, open-to-the-public, celebration July 4.
Free admission and open to the public.
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