The long Fourth of July weekend has arrived at last
Families can choose from a myriad of events and activities this week in Champaign-Urbana
There’s a lot to keep track of this weekend and we’re sure your plans are underway for the long weekend. Whatever makes the Fourth of July weekend special for your family, we have info on what you want to know. Here’s a round-up of key Fourth of July information for Champaign-Urbana families:
- Champaign-Urbana Area Fourth of July Fireworks
- Summer Parades in the Champaign-Urbana Area
- How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Champaign-Urbana
- Fourth of July in Champaign-Urbana: What is Open, What is Closed
We know fireworks are definitely top of mind, so we have included a schedule of all of the displays we know of this weekend right here for easy reference. Have a wonderful and safe weekend!
chambanamoms thanks Champaign County Forest Preserve District for presenting this weekend’s planner
Freedom Fest – Friday, July 1 – Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
Come out on July 1st for Freedom Fest at Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve in Mahomet, Illinois. Music begins at 4 p.m.; and at 9 p.m., after a tribute to service men and women, they Light Up The Lake with a spectacular fireworks display set to music. Admission is $2 per person, with children 5 and under free. Military persons with ID get in free. Expenses continue to increase, so additional contributions will be greatly appreciated.
For More Information: website, Facebook or Instagram
Featured Event – Taste of Africa
Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3
This outdoor event will take place at Best of Africa Food Store at 208 West Griggs Street in Urbana. Festival Independence will feature live music, African food and is family friendly!
Tickets are $15 for ages 11+ and FREE for children ages 0-10! Purchase tickets in advance here. Tickets will also be available at the door.
For More Information: website
A few events to check out this weekend
Looking for something to do with your family? You’ve come to the right place! Our events calendar aggregates family-friendly events happening in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. We know you’re busy and looking for a bang for your buck, so we put an emphasis on including free and low-cost events that you can plan to attend on the fly. Please note that events are subject to change without notice.
Thank you to OSF HealthCare for presenting the Chambanamoms events calendar. For more information, visit OSF here.
Find the complete chambanamoms.com event calendar by clicking here now.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Friday Night Flix at Hessel Park: Sing 2
Time: 7:00 pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Summer Concerts in the Park
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
No Events No Events
Come enjoy your kid’s birthday with the Fighting Illini. Each party will receive a VIP experience that includes hot dogs, popcorn, reserved seating, cupcakes and more. To make it even better, the party recipient will receive a video board message and a special team item. Additional party experiences vary depending on the sport.
Materials Provided: Table cloths will be provided; however, decorations will not. Staff are available to assist during the birthday party.
For More Information: Website or Call (217) 358-9610
Carle supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation for children 6 months – 4 years to receive the authorized COVID-19 vaccine. Carle patients and community members can schedule an appointment with their child’s healthcare provider or call the hotline at (217) 902-6100. Vaccines for this age group are administered in Primary Care Pediatric offices by Carle clinicians who are experienced in caring for infants and children.
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