Fourth of July Celebration & Fireworks Show

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2024

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Enjoy a day of family fun in Hopkins Park as we celebrate our nation's independence! Brought to you in cooperation with the City of DeKalb. 

The Fourth of July Celebration is Generously Sponsored by Rock Valley Credit Union!

Schedule of Activities

Independence Day Run/Walk: 8:00 am (Learn more and register here!)
Animal Show (FREE): 2:00-3:00 pm
Games, Activities, & Strolling Entertainment (FREE): 2:00-6:00 pm
Food Vendors: 2:00-8:00 pm 
Feel Good Party Band (Live Band): 3:30-5:30 pm (description below)
DeKalb Municipal Band Concert: Starts at 7:30 pm
Fireworks Show: 30 minutes after sunset

*Please note that dogs will be prohibited in Hopkins Park after noon on July 4 to keep our two-legged and four-legged friends safe this holiday.

Food Vendors

The Press Box, Burritoville, Coqui Comfort, Kona Ice, Lovely Lemon, Sweet Butts Cotton Candy, and the Cream King. 

Feel Good Party Band

Feel Good is a fun, energetic, Chicago-based tribute band. The name of the band is exactly what every show does- it makes you feel good. Feel Good plays all your favorite party jams from the ’60s to today. With decades of experience, Feel  Good has the perfect playlist to keep you going all night.

Are you interested in being one of our food vendors? Contact Sabrina Hunley at
We are fully booked on food vendors for the Fourth of July, but please contact us for future opportunities!

Are you interested in being a sponsor? Contact Katie Drum at