July 4th Events, Parade Starts and Road Closures

Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield all will be holding parades and celebrations on July fourth. Here's a quick sum-up of events, when and where the parade line-ups start, what time they begin and end and what roads will be closed during the event.

To see a full scheduled of July 4th events for Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield, click . 

Winnetka Parade

Participants will line up starting at 9:30 a.m. near Glendale and Elm Streets and the parade begins at 10 a.m.  

Starting at Glendale and Elm Street, the parade will move east.  Streets west of Green Bay Road will be closed but open back up as the parade passes, according to Joe Pellus, Winnetka deputy police chief.  

Closures will be on Glendale all the way to Cedar, as well as streets west and east of Green Bay Road, again with rolling closures as the parade passes. Hibbard and Elm will be closed off in addition to residential side streets that lead into Elm Street. 

The parade is expected to be completed by 11 a.m. and will end at . 

Glencoe Parade

Participants will line up starting at 1:30 p.m. at on Greenwood and the parade begins at 2 p.m. 

From Park to South Avenue: during the parade South Avenue will be closed east to Vernon Avenue, and north Vernon from South Avenue north to Park Avenue, according to Al Kebby, Glencoe deputy police chief.  Vernon Avenue will be closed at Green Bay Road.

The parade is expected to be completed by 2:30 p.m. and will end at Village Hall. 

Northfield Parade

Participants will line up starting at 9:45 a.m. in two separate locations; on the east side by the at Winnetka and Northfield Road and at Summerset and Old Willow Road on the west. The parade starts at 10 a.m. 

From the intersection of Winnetka and Riverside the parade heads north on Riverside. There will be closures at the six intersections heading north, which will be rolling closures that reopen once the parade passes by, according to Bill Lustig, Northfield police chief.

The parade then turns onto Bosworth heading west, and each intersection up to Wagner Road and Bosworth will be closed. Heading north on Wagner Road, Willow and Wagner will be blocked off.

The parade is expected to be completed by 10:30 a.m. and groups that began at the two starting points will both end up at .

Winnetka-Glencoe Patch wishes all of you a happy Indpendence Day! 

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