Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks - 2022

400 Hastings Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA


We regret to inform you that the Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks has been CANCELLED due to the active shooter situation in Highland Park, Illinois.

We will be issuing refunds over the next few days. Your patience and understanding is appreciated.


About the Event:

Created by the Friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Foundation in 2006, the Lake Forest Festival and Fireworks is an annual community event and fundraiser completely run by volunteers to provide a safe and fun environment for families celebrating Independence Day. Over the years we have brought in award-winning entertainers including The Village People, Dennis DeYoung, KC and the Sunshine Band, Eddie Money, Rick Springfield, Wynonna, and Lou Gramm. We are so grateful to our sponsors who have helped make this event a huge hit! If you would like to be a sponsor for this year’s festival or other future events, please visit our Donate page.

Headliner: Tommy DeCarlo

Tommy DeCarlo singer of the band Boston in concert with Rudy Cardenas of American Idol. The classic hits of BOSTON & JOURNEY. Bringing 80's and 90's music to life in full force for a memorable and exciting concert experience that you won't soon forget.

Ticket Details: 

  • Lake Forest/Lake Bluff residents: $25 - Price increases to $30 on June 20th at 8 AM (Kids under 5 are free) Tickets available at the gate.
  • Non-residents: $30 - Price increases to $35 on June 20th at 8 AM (Kids under 5 are free) Tickets available at the gate.
  • VIP Adult Pass: $125 (Includes admission, catered food and beverages) - Price increases to $150 on June 20th at 8 AM
  • VIP Youth Pass: $50 (15 and under. Must be accompanied by VIP Adult Pass) - Price increases to $75 on June 20th at 8 AM
  • BEST DEAL! VIP Family Pass: $350 (Includes 2 Adult and 2 Child VIP passes, 1 Premier parking pass– a $400 value) Price increases to $400 on June 20th at 8 AM
  • Parking Pass: $20 – Day of event only, as space is available (cash only)
  • Premier Parking Pass: $50 – Online presale only, as space is available

 This is a "Rain or Shine" event. All tickets sales are non-refundable. All proceeds after festival expenses are used to support programs of the Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department. Thank you for your support!