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July 4th Celebration and Fireworks

July 4, 8:00 am - 11:00 pm


In response to public safety recommendations from the St. Charles Police Department and in collaboration with the City of St. Charles, the fireworks display on July 4, 2023 will launch from Langum Park. This new launch site allows the fireworks to continue to be seen along the Fox River with the best viewing locations on the south side of downtown St. Charles. At Mt. St. Mary Park, the St. Charles Park District will provide evening music along with refreshments and Glow Zone novelties available for purchase. Activities in Pottawatomie Park include miniature golf, paddlewheel riverboat cruises, golfing, swimming and picnicking with refreshments available for purchase.

Pottawatomie Park
Park Open Dawn to 11pm
Picnic tables available on a first come, first served basis.
Bring your own tables and lawn chairs.
Sports: Sand Volleyball, Frisbee & Tennis
Games: Bocce Ball & Baggo
Inclusive Playground & Sensory Garden
Multi-level Play Area with Tree House, Climbing Wall, Bridges, Chutes & Slides
Parking Fees: Resident – Free; Nonresident – $10/vehicle
First Aid Tent
Pottawatomie Golf Course · Open Dawn to Dusk (Tee Time Reservations Required)
Swanson Pool · Open 10am-5pm
Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruises · Depart 11am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm, 2:45pm, 4pm & 5:15pm
River View Miniature Golf Course · Open 9am-7:30pm
No Kayak & Pedal Boat Rentals
Refreshment Stand · Open 9am-7:30pm

Boy Scout Island
Open Dawn to 11pm
Parking Fees Applicable

Mt. St. Mary Park
Picnic tables available on a first come, first served basis.
Bring your own tables and lawn chairs.
Music · Time TBA
Food Trucks: Kona Ice & Hippie Gourmet Grilled Cheese Co. · 4pm-DARK
Glow Zone Novelty Sales · 6-9pm
First Aid Tent
Public Boat Launch for Kayaks & Canoes – CLOSED

Langum Park
Fireworks Launch at DARK
Park Closed
Guests must remain outside the safety perimeter which will be marked with orange fencing.
Guests will not be allowed the in the grassy area along the Fox River Trail across from Langum Park as the safety perimeter extends to the Fox River.


For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of 4th of July Parades, Celebrations and Fireworks.


July 4
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Langum Park
7th Avenue and Madison Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174 United States
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