Summer in Chicago is one of the best times of year, and the Fourth of July is one of the best celebrated holidays in the city. Take a break from settling into your new Hansen Realty rental, or checking out apartments with your Hansen Realty leasing agent, to celebrate America in style.
Free Fireworks at Navy Pier: Sure, they happen every night, but this time it’s much more appropriate. Fireworks Begin at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4.
Grant Park Music Festival – Independence Day Celebration in Millennium Park:What other way to celebrate America than with some classical music? Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein, Sousa, and other favorites will be performed. Begins Wednesday, July 4 at 6:30 p.m.
W Chicago Lakeshore Boom with a View: The 7th floor Wet Deck of the W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel (644 North Lakeshore Drive) is the best spot in Chicago to view unobstructed views of the 4th of July Fireworks. The deck opens at 7pm – 10pm with Grill fare and speciality cocktails ( $75 adults and $25 kids / under $12 FREE). RSVP by calling (312) 943-9200.
Shoreline Sightseeing – Architecture Fireworks Cruise: Up for something a little more relaxing? This dramatic, nighttime cruise takes riders down all three branches of the historic Chicago River for a glittering view of the city’s iconic skyscrapers. The evening ends with a front-row seat for Navy Pier’s spectacular fireworks display from the mouth of the Chicago River. Wednesday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m.
Winnemac Park: Every year, an unknown neighbor puts on a fireworks display in Winnemac Park while the locals of North Center watch in awe. Grab a lawn chair or a blanket and head to Foster and Damen to enjoy the show. Make sure to pick up after yourself!
Need help finding a Chicago apartment for August 1st? Let one of our experience leasing agents help you. Call Hansen Realty at 773-477-4455.