2017 - Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks

Lake Forest, IL

2017 - Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks


LOU GRAMM "THE JUKEBOX HERO" - Former Lead singer for "Foreigner"

Apart from a two-year break that started in 1990, Gramm served as Foreigner’s lead singer from their formation in 1976 until 2003. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2013. Gramm helped Foreigner churn out 7 multi-platinum albums and 20 Top 40 singles including “Cold as Ice”, “Urgent”, “Juke Box Hero”, “Double Vision”, "Head Games", "Hot Blooded”, “Feels Like the First Time”, “Waiting For a Girl Like You”, and “I Want to Know What Love is”. He has been Grammy nominated several times.</font> Relive the energy, excitement, spectacle and pure joy of this legendary superstar and his music.

The opening act will be: JOURNEY UNAUTHORIZED - The Most Authentic Journey Tribute Band on the Planet!

Ticket Details:

  • Lake Forest/Lake Bluff residents: $15 (Kids under 5 are free)
  • Non-residents: $20 (Kids under 5 are free)
  • Adult VIP Pass: $75 (Includes admission, catered food and beverages
  • Child VIP Pass: $25 (12 and under. Must be accompanied by adult with VIP pass)
  • BEST DEAL! Family Pack VIP Pass: $250 (Includes 2 Adult VIP passes, 4 Child VIP passes, Premier parking – a $300 value) SOLD OUT
  • Regular Parking Pass: $25 – day of event only as space is available (cash only)
  • Premier Parking Pass: $50 – online presale only as space is available SOLD OUT

All proceeds after festival expenses are used to support the great year-round programs of your Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department. Thank you for your support!

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, and Rick Springfield. We are so grateful to our sponsors who have helped make this event a huge hit! If you would like to sponsor this year’s festival or other future events, please visit our Donate page.