July 3rd Fireworks Traffic Plan

In an effort to keep residents and visitors as informed as possible, the Wauconda Police Department has created a traffic control plan for the July 3rd Fireworks Celebration. Parking is available at Wauconda High School, the Wauconda Library, and the Wauconda Park District. This event draws a very large crowd and we suggest carpooling when possible and arriving early. Fireworks begin at dusk.

Once the fireworks display has ended, please follow the below traffic plan based on where you are parked:
  • Vehicles parked on the west side of the High School parking lot will exit to Minerva Ave, W/B to Brown St. then S/B to Route 176.
  • Vehicles parked on the east side of the High School parking lot will exit S/B Main St. toward Route 176 utilizing the “exit” drive of the High School.
  • Vehicles parked in the Park District lot off Garland Road e.g., Elmcrest Drive and Spencer Highlands subdivisions will exit to Garland Road east toward Bonner Road. (Garland Road. will be barricaded at Main Street and the Library Hill subdivision).
  • Vehicles parked in the main parking lot of Wauconda Park District will exit N/B Main Street towards Bonner Road.
  • Vehicles parked in the Library lot will exit as directed by the Officer on site depending on traffic flow.
Please enjoy the fireworks show and have a safe holiday!
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