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The Arlington Heights 5th of July Parade, Saturday July 5, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Yes, the 4th of July Parade is the 5th of July this year! [MAP/SAT], Arlington Heights Frontier Days, July 1-5, 2010 [MAP/SAT] and Arlington Park Racetrack Fireworks, July 3, 2010 at dusk [MAP/SAT] offer plenty of fun for Arlington Heights …
FIREWORKS 2010 near 60004, 60005, 60056: June 30 @ Melas Park, July 3 @ Arlington Park, and July 4 again @ Melas Park.
Arlington Heights Fireworks CHANGES FOR 2010
Arlington Park Racecourse and Trackside OTB
2200 W. Euclid Ave. Arlington Heights, IL
SATURDAY Special July 3 Racing/Chicagoland’s Largest Fireworks Display
Join Arlington Park for a fun filled July 3rd featuring racing, music and and fireworks. Live racing will begin later in the day than normal (4:00 p.m.) followed shortly thereafter by the Northwest Suburb’s major fireworks display for an Independence Day Fireworks Celebration. Celebrate July 3rd Fireworks and Horse racing at Arlington. General Admission is $10 at the gate and $8 On Line if purchased by 10:00 a.m. on the event date. Executive boxes on line are just $18 including admission. You save $6 by purchasing on line! Buy a reserved/box seat and save from $3 to $5. See Arlingtonpark.com for latest details for the whole weekend.
Gates Open at 11:15 and Post Time is 4:00 p.m.
Due to last year’s overwhelming response to the Racing, Music and Fireworks event, Arlington Park highly recommends you arrive at Arlington Park no later than 6:00 PM.
Parking lots and gates will close at 6:45 PM, please have your ticket in hand upon arrival to display to parking control.
For more information, check the racetrack online or call: Arlington Park Box Office: 847-385-7500
Many neighbors of the racetrack gather (FREE OF CHARGE) at the Rolling Meadows Cook County Circuit Courthouse property or along parkways of Euclid Avenue and Wilke Road, just south and east of the racetrack.
FRONTIER DAYS at Recreation Park July 1-5, 2010 [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 run from the parking garages to Frontier Days at Recreation Park. Check the full Arlington Heights Frontier Days Schedule at frontierdays.org …
THURSDAY JULY 1 at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park …
MAIN STAGE … STARSHIP with hits like We Built this City, Jane,
It’s Not Over, Nothing is Gonna Stop Us Now, Sara, and many more.
FRIDAY JULY 2 at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE … NIGHT RANGER with hit … Sister Christian, Rock in America; You, Don’t Tell Me You Love Me
SATURDAY JULY 3 at 8 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE … DENNIS DEYOUNG with hits Grand Illusion, Too Much Time on My Hands, Mr. Roboto, Come Sail Away, Lady, Rockin’ the Paradise, and Renegade.
SUNDAY JULY 4 at 7:30 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE … THE CHICAGO GOLD REVIEW … Original lead singers of these famous groups: Dennis Tufano – Buckinghams, Sonny Geraci – OUTSIDERS & CLIMAX, Tom Doody and Jim Pilster – CRYAN’ SHAMES, Jimmy Sohns – SHADOWS OF KNIGHT, Jimy Rogers – MAUD’S.
MONDAY JULY 5 at 7:30 PM at Frontier Days Carnival/Festival at Recreation Park
MAIN STAGE … AMERICAN ENGLISH … These remarkable musicians perform the beginning to the end of the Beatles Career.
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.
FRONTIER STAGE (ASIDE FROM MAIN STAGE BEFORE OR AFTER MAIN STAGE EVENT)
Thu July 1, 2010 +++ 9:15 or 9:45-10:45pm
FINAL SAY … this high-energy show covers over five decades of music. They’ll tear the roof off with smash hits.
Fri July 2, 2010 +++ 9:15 – 11:45 pm
MODERN DAY ROMEOS… An explosive band with plenty of crowd interaction when Romeos play favorites play favorites for all music genres.
Saturday July 3, 2010 +++ 9:15-11:45pm
ARRA… this group brings energy to their to their show you won’t see anywhere else, with songs from Rush, Boston, Journey, Bon Jovi.
Sunday July 4, 2010 +++ 9:15-11:45pm
SPAZMATICS… Nerds that Rock. See this entertaining group of top-notch musicians!
Monday July 5, 2010 +++ 5:45-5:30pm
DIVING FOR DYNAMITE … high energy shows with music from Weezer, Foundains of Wayne.
The official name for this event is Festival 2010
Frontier Days is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Arlington Heights “Pioneer Days”
The Arlington Heights Festival 2010 is the 35th annual celebration.