Postponed or Cancelled: Chicagoland Fireworks Cancellations and Postponed Shows

Several Chicagoland suburbs fireworks shows have been cancelled or postponed due to dry weather conditions or storm damage interfering with normal community operations.

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Antioch cancelled — due to dry conditions and fire risk.

Carol Stream cancelled — due to Sunday’s storm damage.

Cary postponed — due to dry conditions and fire risk.
(new date not announced)

Fox River Grove postponed — due to dry conditions and fire risk.
(new date not announced)

Lake Zurich — tentative.

Mundelein cancelled — due to dry conditions and fire risk.

Plainfield cancelled — due to dry conditions and fire risk.

Round Lake Area Park District postponed — due to dry conditions and fire risk.
(new date September 2, 2012)

Wauconda postponed — due to dry conditions and fire risk.

Waukegan — tentative

Wheaton cancelled — due to Sunday’s storm damage.

Two major fireworks displays on July 4, 2012 are unlikely to cancel or be postponed …

Arlington Park Racetrack fireworks at Euclid Avenue and Wilke Road (just northeast of Route 53 and Euclid Avenue) are scheduled for July 4, 2012. The grounds are well-watered and green as part of maintenance of the grounds and racetrack.

Elgin, Hanover Park and Hoffman Estates have combined their efforts at Northwest Fourth Fest at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates — mostly asphalt parking lot in the area. Their fireworks display is also on July 4, 2012.



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