What: Eyes to the Skies Festival
When: June 27 to July 1, hours vary
Where: Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short St.
Cost: $10, but free for children 8 and younger and veterans and active military personnel, as well as Lisle residents July 1 before 3 p.m.
About: More than 150 events, including face painting, balloon launches, carnivals and music, complete the festival. There will be a fireworks show each night June 29 through July 1, with the grand show July 1.
What: Lisle Independence Day Celebration
When: 11 a.m. parade starts, ice cream social from noon to 1 p.m., chalk fest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: parade starts at Lisle Junior High, 5211 Center Ave., and goes to Village Hall, 925 Burlington Ave; ice cream social is at The Museums at Lisle Station Park, 921 School St.; chalk fest by Village Hall
About: Stop by The Museums and discover Lisle’s past while savoring a frozen treat. Select buildings will be open until 1 p.m. Supplies are provided for the chalk fest. Square reservations will be taken at Village Hall before the parade.
What: Lombard's 2018 Fireworks Display
When: 9:30 p.m. July 4
Where: Madison Meadow Park, Madison Street and Ahrens Avenue, Lombard
About: This event is designed for maximum visibility, and fireworks can be viewed from any location in the park. Guests may bring food and drinks, but no alcohol is allowed. Parking will be limited, but the village of Lombard will provide a free shuttle service from Glenbard East High School, Madison Elementary School and Pleasant Lane Elementary School.
When: noon to 10 p.m. July 4 to 7, fireworks July 4
Where: Knoch Park, 724 S. West St.
Cost: Prices vary based on day and ticket package
About: Naperville's Ribfest, hosted by the Exchange Club of Naperville, has concerts, family activities, fireworks, a carnival and award-winning rib vendors from across the country. Entertainment includes Steven Tyler and the Loving Mary Band, Pitbull, the Stray Cats with special guest Melissa Etheridge, and Jake Owen.
What: Taste of Oak Brook
When: 4 to 9 p.m. July 3, fireworks begin at dusk (July 4 rain date)
Where: Oak Brook Polo Fields, 700 Oak Brook Road
Cost: Free admission, $10 parking
About: The event will include children's activities, a petting zoo, fireworks and musical entertainment.