Celebrate the 4th in Skokie!

Celebrate America’s Birthday in Skokie this 4th of July! First, enjoy the annual Skokie Fourth of July Parade in Downtown Skokie starting at noon on Tuesday, July 4. The route starts at Oakton Community College on Lincoln Avenue, proceeds to Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie and concludes at Oakton Park. Find out more about the parade by clicking here.

The parade is followed by an evening of family festivities at Niles West High School, 5701 Oakton Street, beginning at 5 p.m. Musical entertainment starts at 6 p.m. End the evening with a spectacular 3-D fireworks celebration scheduled for dusk.

4th of July Refuse & Recycling

The Village of Skokie offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day.

Refuse and Recycling Collection Week of July 3, 2017 (Independence Day)
Monday collection on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections unchanged.
Yard Waste Collection All yard waste collections must be pre-scheduled by clicking here or calling 847/933-3333 by noon on Monday, July 3. Homes north of Greenleaf will be collected Thursday. Homes south of Greenleaf will be collected Friday.

July Board Meeting Schedule

In July 2017, the regular meetings of the Village Board will be held on Thursday, July 6 and Monday, July 17. Both meetings begin at 8 p.m. in the first floor Council Chambers at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street. Village Board meetings are typically held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 8 p.m. The July meeting schedule has been modified due to the Fourth of July holiday.

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