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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM -- 29th Annual July 4th On 53rd To Return to Hyde Park This Year – Minus Parade

Monday, July 04, 2022, 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Nichols Park
Chicago Park District
1355 East 53rd Street
Chicago, IL  60615
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30th Annual July 4th on 53rd
Hyde Park

Fireworks flying in the night sky

The 4th on 53rd Parade is a great way to celebrate an old fashioned July Fourth.

A day of family and kid-focused activities in Nichols Park will be held instead of the annual July 4th parade down 53rd Street.

4th on 53rd | Website

The parade returns in 2022.

Sponsor: Nichols Park Advisory Council
Dan White, Representative

To volunteer for setup and cleanup at the July 4th event, email

The 4th on 53rd Planning Committee is thrilled that, although there will be no parade this year, we WILL hold a festive 4th of July celebration in Nichols Park again this year!


To pull it all off, we need some volunteers for various aspects of the event.


Specific needs for children’s field game support below. There will be many more needs, however, so if you are available to pitch in on the 4th, please write back with your availability and and special interests that you may have. 


Date: Monday, July 4th, 2022

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. | Setup

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Event Support

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Take Down

Where: Nichols Park

Who: Anyone willing to lend a hand! Teens are welcome!

Children’s Field Games:  Need up to 10 volunteers to take 2-5 hour shifts at the following lawn games:

  • Cornhole toss
  • Clown beanbag toss
  • Hula hoop challenge
  • Croquet (adult and child sets)
  • Little kid obstacle course