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Village of Antioch Independence Day Celebration


Antioch Annual Independence Day Celebration, "Going for the Gold" is on the normal traditional celebration day of Monday, July 4, 2016.  This single day, multiple activity event starts with the State Bank of the Lakes "Run for Freedom" at 8 a.m. and ends with the Annual Fireworks Show (sponsored by Antioch Township and the Village of Antioch) starting at 9:30 p.m. at Williams Park in downtown Antioch.  In between there is something for everyone, like sports tournaments, children's games, bingo (kids and adult), food and beverage vendors, a parade, and lots of music.




The 2016 Independence Day Parade will be on Monday, July 4.  Once the parade is over everyone is invited to Williams Park to enjoy the many activities.  We have many things going on at the park including the kid's fun fair, sports tournaments and vendors for food and drink.  New for 2016 is the band "Libido Funk Circus" who will be playing in Williams Park right up to the fireworks at 9:30 PM.

For more information, please call the Parks Department at 847-395-2160 or email parks@antioch.il.gov

Schedule of Events
Time Event Forms/Links

8:00 AM

State Bank of the Lakes "Run for Freedom" Race Registration
Route Map
10:30 AM

The "Big Parade" begins at ACHS to Williams Park 2016 Theme:  "Going for the Gold" Route Map
Parade Application
12:00 PM Games, Children's Fun Fair, Food, Sports Tournaments, Entertainment at Williams Park, Bounce Houses Sports Tournament Info
12:30 PM Senior Activities at the Senior Center  
2:30 PM Kids Candy Bar Bingo @ Williams Park  
3:30 PM Bags Tournament  
5:00 PM Bingo @ Williams Park  
6:30 PM Libido Funk Circus @ Williams Park Band Website
9:30 PM Fireworks Show - sponsored by the Village of Antioch & Township of Antioch @ Williams Park Route Map

Parade Lineup Letter

2016 Parade Lineup


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