Patch's Guide to Frankfort's 4th of July Fun

We've got Independence Day covered from where to see fireworks in the village and around the area to what highways to avoid if you're traveling. Plus, get a pyrotechnic sneak peek with a video from Tuesday's show at Prestwick Country Club.

Happy Fourth of July!

Before you head out to your picnic, barbecue or well-deserved nap out on the backyard hammock, check here for everything you need to know to have a fun and safe Independence Day.

And if you're a big fireworks fan, watch some video footage of last night's pyrotechnics display at .

Frankfort's Fourth of July Celebration

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks begin at dusk
What's on tap: Attendees can buy a $10 wristband that lets them enjoy other entertainment, such as inflatables, carnival games and other activities. Cover Story Band performs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The B96 Road Crew also will be broadcasting from the event.

Fireworks, Fireworks, Fireworks!

What's Open, What's Closed

Village government: will be closed.

Frankfort Township: The will be closed.

Postal service: There is no mail delivery, and the will be closed.

Library: will be closed.

Trash: Wednesday through Friday pickups will be delayed a day this week only.

Banks: Most are closed today, but check with your local branch just in case.

Stores: Most shops are closed, but some will be open. Here are a few that will have hours July 4.

  • : 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • : 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • : 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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