Independence Day, commonly referred to as Fourth of July is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. We celebrate July 4th in Chicago Illinois with fireworks, parades, backyard BBQ, fairs, baseball games, shopping for great deals, or enjoying a nice evening out with friends and family. However we choose to celebrate 4th of July 2021 in Chicago IL, we do so by honoring the the founders of our great nation. Some things to do on 4th of July weekend in Chicago Illinois 2021 include camping, fishing and golfing. Want to do something at night in Chicago for July 4th 2021? Check out the Chicago Nightlife Guide or the Chicago Restaurants Guide.
Things to Do for 4th of July Independence Day in Chicago 2021
RAISED, One of Chicago’s Most Popular Rooftop Decks, is Open for the Summer
at Raised Bar Chicago
RAISED, An Urban Rooftop Bar, perfectly situated on the third floor of the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel at 1 W. Wacker Drive, considered one of the city’s hottest rooftop decks, is open for the summer.
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Mercadito To Open For Indoor Dining June 26
at Mercadito Chicago
Known for its authentic Mexican cuisine, delicious tequila and mezcal-based specialty cocktails, Mercadito, today announced the opening of the restaurant's indoor dining room with reduced capacity is set for June 26, in accordance with state protocol.
Carnivale To Open for Indoor Dining June 26
Chicago's one-of-a-kind restaurant serving Latin inspired cuisine from South America, Central America and Mexico, Carnivale, 702 W. Fulton Market St., is opening for indoor dining within its expansive dining room and salons on Friday, June 26.
Geja’s Café To Reopen Indoor Dining
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Geja’s Café, Chicago’s most romantic fondue restaurant located at 340 W Armitage Ave in Lincoln Park, is prepared to reopen their doors to indoor dining on Monday, June 29 after fifteen weeks of closure amid COVID-19.
Carnivale Celebrates Fourth of July with DIY and Ready-For-The-Grill Meal Kits
Carnivale, Chicago's one-of-a-kind restaurant serving Latin inspired cuisine from Central America, South America and Mexico, is offering special July 4th DIY and Ready-For-The-Grill Meal Kits available for curbside pick-up on July 3 and 4.
4th of July Weekend at Tuman’s Tap & Grill
at Tuman's Tap & Grill
The lineup lists a Watermelon Mojito with Cruzan light rum, fresh-squeezed watermelon juice & fresh mint ($11); and a Paulina Meat Market Smoked Thuringer Brat Dinner, with two locally made brats, braised cabbage, roasted potatoes & German mustard ($14)
4th of July Specials at Mac’s Wood Grilled
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Mac’s celebrates the 4th of July with summery all-day drink deals. Independence Day specials include $5 Berry Vodka Lemonades, $5 American Mules (house vodka, ginger beer and lime juice) and $6 Berry Bombs (berry vodka with Red Bull).