Beginning July 3rd at 5:00pm, Graf Park in Wheaton opens for old-fashioned family fun including picnicking, games and music. A traditional fireworks display will conclude the evening starting around 9:00pm.
New this year will be a Civil War Reenactment troop making camp in the park. Activities for children are planned, including crafts and smaller carnival rides such as the popular giant slide, kiddie Ferris wheel and inflatable obstacle course. Baggo games will be available for all
ages. And DJ Gabe Ortiz from Goforit! Entertainment will broadcast a mix of classic rock, pop, as well as a patriotic song or two.
Visitors can pack a picnic or purchase something tasty at the park. Concessions will include favorites from the grill and ice cream for dessert.
Graf Park is located adjacent to the Dupage County
Fairgrounds at 1701 Manchester Road in Wheaton. A complete schedule of activities for the July 3rd and 4th "Snapshots of America" Celebration is available at www.wheatonparkdistrict.com.
Wheaton Park District invites you to join the Snapshots of America Celebration July 3rd and 4th and create an Independence Day memory with your family and
friends. Submit a photo of your most memorable July 4th moment to Wheaton Park District’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/wheatonparks
and receive a 2012 Wonderful World of Wheaton Park District coupon booklet, valued at $23.00. Your photo can depict an event or activity from previous years or this year, but the photo promotion ends July 8, 2012. “Like” the Wheaton Park District to enter. Details and rules
are on the facebook page. One booklet per household.