There are no other days in Glencoe that exemplify the spirit of community as much as Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. We hope that you are able to take part in these events once again this year!
Below you’ll find event details as well as a link to make an online donation to the Glencoe Patriotic Days Fund. Should you prefer to send a check, please download the Patriotic Days Donation Slip here. Much of the cost of these events, including the fireworks display, is made possible by your generous contributions. Thank you for your continued support of these Glencoe traditions!
Memorial Day Ceremony
11 a.m., Monday, May 28 - Thanks to all who attended!
Veteran’s Memorial Park
Rain Location: Takiff Center
The Village of Glencoe and Glencoe Historical Society will remember veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country on the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. Residents are invited to partake in a solemn ceremony at 11 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, 299 Park Avenue, led by community and religious leaders, Boy and Girl Scouts and other local students. The event will include a brief program honoring Glencoe veterans, flag-raising and wreath-laying. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Road.
Fourth of July Celebrations
The most celebrated day in the Village begins at the train station with the Glencoe Rotary Club Fun-Run, followed by pre-school games and Glencoe’s Got Talent at Kalk Park and the parade in Downtown Glencoe. The day rounds out with food vendors, live music and fireworks at Lakefront Park. Stay tuned for specific times and locations.