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OFFICIALS: ILLINOIS: 2010
- 575 fires, injuries and other fireworks-related incidents IN 2010.
- Of the 162 injuries reported in the state, 50 were to children under the age of 14.
FOURTH OF JULY IN ROCKFORD - BREAKFAST, PARADES, ENTERTAINMENT, SKYCONCERT FIREWORKS SHOW
July 04, 2011
Location: Davis Park and other locations
Address: 320 S. Wyman St., Rockford, IL 61101
Contact: Joe Marino or Wendie
Phone: (815) 965-0768
Cherry Valley: Fireworks will be displayed after dusk from Baumann Park on July 4th.
Freeport: Skyconcert 2011 will be displayed above the Stephenson County Fairgrounds and Freeport Raceway Park. Skyconcert 2011 will feature the fiireworks set to musical selections by Music Radio Q102 (102.1 FM) on Sunday, July 3, 2011 (Rain date is scheduled for July 5, 2011)
Beloit: Pops on the Rock Concert July 4
06:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Harry Moore Pavilion
Rochelle: Fireworks start at Dusk at Atwood park on July 4th.
Winnebago: DUSK “FIREWORKS”
At Completion of Fireworks Battle of the Drummers
*Events are subject to change without notice.
Alton, Illinois - Alton Riverfront, Saturday, July 2, 2011.
Food, beer tent and entertainment. Grounds open at 5 p.m. Fireworks display at 9 p.m. For more information call (618) 465-6676.
- Monday, July 4, 2011. Parade at 10 a.m. at 23rd and State streets. All-day festival on Spruce Hills Drive between 18th Street and Cumberland Square Drive. Fireworks launched from Middle Park. Viewing areas at the middle school field
(accessible from Cumberland Square), the Bettendorf Lagoon and Middle Park. http://www.bettendorf.org/department/index.asp?fDD=43-0
Davenport, Iowa - Centennial Park, Sunday July 3, 2011.
Patriotic Pops Performance by Quad-City Symphony Orchestra, Spray Park Ribbon Cutting and celebration, FREE Family Fun Area featuring bounce houses, Davenport Fire Department Fire Safety House, fire truck bucket rides, face painting, magician, jugglers, and more. Beer & Wine Garden, performance by the Ellis Kell Band. Skate park and basketball courts will be open. Concessions will be available. Marquette Street Boat Landing will be open. NASCAR simulator featured. Fireworks at dusk. http://sites.google.com/site/redwhiteboom/
Davenport, Iowa - Modern Woodmen Park (River Bandits
Stadium) Sunday, July 3, 2011. A family-friendly movie will be shown on the new huge HD video board. Admission to the park is a $5 donation to help Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities fund and the Keith Lucier Memorial Scholarship.
Gates open at
8 p.m. http://www.quadcitieschamber.com/newsroom.html?id=255
Dixon, Illinois - Dixon Memorial Park, Sunday, July 3,
2011. Co-ed slow-pitch softball tournament 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Kids events begin at 11 a.m. Grilled pork chops and homemade pie available starting at 11 a.m. Sheep head tournament 1 to 3 p.m., adult bean bag tournament 3 to 5 p.m.
and "Minute to Win It" games 4 to 6 p.m..
Durant, Iowa — Fireworks at dusk July 4, 2011 preceded by
ice cream social and community band at 7 p.m. at the high school. http://www.cityofdurantiowa.com/celebrations.html
East Moline, Illinois - The Quarter, East Moline Riverfront
7th Street. Sunday, July 3, 2011. Dead Roots Band at 7 p.m. MAVA Color Guard and National Anthem by Regina Knobloch at 9 p.m., fireworks at dusk. Bring Lawn chairs. No coolers. Parking and shuttle service begins at 6:30 p.m.
from the John
Deere Harvester parking lot.
Galesburg, Illinois – Monday, July 4, 2011, Big Bang Boom at
Lake Storey, fireworks at 9 p.m. http://www.wgil.com/
Galva, Illinois — Freedom Fest July 4, 2011 in downtown
Galva. Parade at noon, followed activities in Wiley Park. Fireworks at dusk. www.galva.org
Geneseo, Illinois — Richmond
Hill Park, Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. Richmond Hill Players matinee at 5 p.m. at the Barn, other activities planned by Park District. Fireworks at dusk. http://www.cityofgeneseo.com/
Grand Mound, Iowa - City Ball Park, Monday, July 4th, 2011.
Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Kewanee, Illinois — Francis Park annual celebration, July 4,
2011 featuring annual pancake breakfast, ethnic food fair, arts and crafts show, classic car show, steam engine display, antique tractors and
Matherville, Illinois — Lake Matherville , Sunday, July 3rd, 2011. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Milan, Illinois - Camden Park, Sunday, July 3rd, 2011.
Bounce house and food vendors open at 5 p.m. and fireworks display begins around 9 p.m. http://www.yourquadcities.com/festivals/milan-fireworks/
Monmouth, Illinois - Citizen’s Lake, July 4th, 2011.
Fireworks begin around 9:30 p.m.
Orion, Illinois — Orion High School, Saturday, July 2, 2011
Lighted parade at dusk followed by fireworks. Rain date is July 3.
Park View, Iowa — Meadowbrook Park. Monday, July 4, 2011.
Family activities begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by fireworks at dusk. http://www.parkviewiowa.com/2011/06/10/4th-of-july-fireworks/
Prophetstown, Illinois— Prophetstown State Park, Sunday,
July 3, 2011. Games for adults and children plus picnicking and camping.
Fireworks at dusk. http://www.prophetstownil.com/july_3_fireworks.htm
Rock Island, Illinois - Schwiebert Park, Sunday, July 3rd,
2011. Children's and family activities begin at 5 p.m. and include a bounce house, face painting, balloon art, juggling and chidren's entertainment. Green Thirteen plays a variety of top 40 dance and party songs. Fireworks at 9:30
Sperry, Iowa – Myers Tree Farm, 18876 111th Avenue, Sperry,
Iowa. Sunday, July 3, 2011. Kids activities, food, games, music and fireworks display. www.christmas-tree.com/real/ia/myerstree/
Tipton, Iowa — City Park, Monday July 4th, 2011. Parade at
2 p.m. followed by pony rides, petting zoo, children’s games, slow-pitch softball tournament and food. Fireworks at dusk.
4th of July fireworks. Dusk on Monday, July 4. Muscatine riverfront.
Rockford. July 4. Rain date: July 5
Mt. Morris. July 4. Grand Fireworks Display