2008 FESTIVAL AND FIREWORKS INFO CLICK HERE
(INFO BELOW IS 2007 ARCHIVE) …
Arlington Heights Fireworks Gates open at 7:30 p.m. on July 4, 2007
Arlington Park Racecourse and Trackside OTB
2200 W. Euclid Ave. Arlington Heights, IL
A 30-minute fireworks display set to a patriotic score (9 p.m.) follows live music by Four Man Band.
Also on July 4th the Arlington Park Racetrack is open most of the day for racing:
11:15 a.m. – 10 p.m. $6, free for kids ages 17 and under before 6:30 p.m.; free general admission after 6:30 p.m., $5 for reserved seating. First post for horse races at 1 p.m., featuring live music by Piano Man. Kids’ activities include face-painting, pony rides and a petting zoo.
Box Office: 847-385-7500
FRONTIER DAYS at Recreation Park [MAP/SAT]
Parking is not available at Arlington Market. Most people park in the neighborhood streets north of Recreation Park and in the Parking Garages in downtown Arlington Heights. Shuttle buses are running.
WEDNESDAY JULY 4th at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE…DAILY HERALD brings you…AMERICAN ENGLISH…the best Beatles tribute story of our time taking you from the beginning of the Beatles to the end of their musical history…the complete Beatles experience. Many more events some days and evening … see Frontier Days official site.
THURSDAY JULY 5th at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE…LATTOF CHEVROLET brings you…THE SMITHEREENS…brandishing heavy guitars and an unabashed fetish for British Invasion Pop. Hear sizzling pop songs such as these iTunes samples: A Girl Like You, Only A Memory, Blood & Roses, Blues Before & After.
FRIDAY JULY 6th at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE… STEINLAGER brings you…KANSAS…this American classic takes the stage to captivate the audience performing their classic hits such as these iTunes samples: Carry on Wayward Son, Dust in the Wind, and Point of Know Return.
SATURDAY JULY 7th at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE…VILLAGE BANK & TRUST brings you…RICK SPRINGFIELD…singer, songwriter, musician, film and television actor performs his ever popular hits Jessie’s Girl, I’ve Done Everything For You, and Don’t Talk to Strangers. Still rockin’ the house and breaking hearts all across America!
SUNDAY JULY 8th at 7:30 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE…MOTOROLA brings you… TEQUILA SUNRISE…”THE BEST EAGLES TRIBUTE BAND ON EARTH” (Rolling Stone Magazine 2/19/04). This Nashville-based ensemble is the ultimate Eagles concert experience!
Frontier Days includes much, much more. A running race, flea market, a carnival, food, fire department water fights and more entertainment. See the Arlington Heights Frontier Days Official Site for more details.