Lake Bluff 4th of July Celebration

Celebrating our nation's independence since 1911

Lake Bluff 4th of July Celebration

Celebrating our nation's independence since 1911

Update from the Committee

Parade Safety

The Lake Bluff 4th of July Committee has always worked closely with the Village's Police and Fire Departments to ensure the safety of parade entrants and attendants on the 4th of July. Lake Bluff’s Police Department provides traffic control and public safety services throughout the day. They also recruit and manage the volunteers of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Unit, whom provide additional support on parade day.

Join the Parade Committee

Love Lake Bluff's Parade? Want to be more involved in the community? Join the Lake Bluff 4th of July Committee. The committee is the all-volunteer, non-profit organization that hosts the annual Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade. 

Planning and running the parade is no small feat and there is always a need for more volunteers. Parade committee members participate in monthly meetings, make decisions about the parade and lend expertise in areas of knowledge or interest.

Committee roles include treasury, finance, sponsorship, information technology, parade content, book production, public relations, communications, social media and VIP management and logistics.

If you have an interest in learning about volunteer opportunities, please contact us at

How Can You Support the Parade?

Donate! Lake Bluff's 4th of July celebrations are not possible without the generous support from our friends, local merchants and area businesses. Please consider supporting the parade and making a tax-deductible donation today.

Purchase Merch! The Lake Bluff 4th of July Committee has opened another webstore for those interested in ordering Lake Bluff and parade-themed clothing, hats, totes and more. The webstore will close on July 9 at midnight. This is the last chance to order these 2023 designs. Please note that the items WILL NOT be delivered before the 4th of July.


Until the Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade

Parade starts 10:00 am
Tuesday, July 4, 2023

The Lake Bluff 4th of July Committee is pleased to announce "Sweet Home Lake Bluff” as its 2023 parade theme, with the Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest agreeing to serve as the parade marshal. This will be the 113th Annual Lake Bluff Parade, which celebrates both our local community and the country’s independence.

The Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest is celebrating its 100th anniversary of serving our community in 2023, and this 4th of July will mark the organization's 50th year of serving pancakes on the Village Green before the parade.

2023 Parade Theme:

Sweet Home Lake Bluff

2023 Marshal:

Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest

Click here to watch the video of the 2023 Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade.

2023 Parade Winners

Thank You To Our 2023 Sponsors: