Our calendar of events is an up-to-the-minute guide on what's happening throughout the Ottawa / Starved Rock area. If you're looking to enjoy everything from small galas to gigantic festivals, from family entertainment to record-setting extreme-sports events, you'll find it listed here, along with contact and admission info and everything you need to make visiting Ottawa an experience you'll enjoy and remember!
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Ottawa's Fireworks Display
Now - Jul. 4, 2012 , 4:30pm
Celebrate America's Birthday in Ottawa, Illinois with Fireworks on the 4th! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us at the High School or along the Illinois River for a spectacular show! Join us before the fireworks begin for Xmas in July for Bianchi's Pizza and pop. Starting at 7:30 p.m. winners of "Ottawa (First's) Got Talent" will perform on Ottawa Township High School's King Field, while being broadcast on WCMY-Radio. Make sure to be watching the sky between 9 and 9:30 p.m. as skydivers from Skydive Chicago will be landing on the field during the "Star-Spangled Banner." Local veterans from American Legion Post 33, VFW Post 2470 and AMVETS will present the colors on the field at approximately 9:20 p.m. and the fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. where the Illinois meets the Fox River. Concessions will be available at OTHS. Event Type: Family.
Ottawa Township High School or Along the Illinois River in the Heart of Downtown Ottawa
211 E. Main Street
Ottawa, IL 61350