July 4, 2019
Parade Starts at Slade & Douglas. Parade Ends at Douglas & Highland.
4th of July Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019
The 2019 Fourth of July Parade will take place from 9:00 a.m. to about 11:00 a.m. on Douglas Ave. from Slade Ave. to Highland Ave. The parade kicks off with the National Anthem at 9:00 a.m. from the Slade and Douglas intersection. The route continues south on Douglas Avenue through the heart of downtown to Highland Avenue. *NOTE: This year's parade marshal is Elgin Academy, celebrating its 180th year anniversary. The Elgin Academy baseball team will be in the parade, celebrating their recent 2019 conference championship.
The following streets will be closed to vehicle traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and all vehicles parked on these streets after 6:00 a.m. will be towed:
• Kimball St. from Dundee Ave. to N. Grove Ave.
• Douglas Ave. from River Bluff Rd. to E. Chicago St.
• Highland Ave. from Spring St. to N. Grove Ave.
• Symphony Way from Douglas Ave. to Spring St.