Lynwood Independence Day Parade starts at noon on July 3

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15-mile parade winds through Lynwood on Saturday

By Josh Bootsma

LYNWOOD, Ill. (June 30, 2021) – The Lynwood Independence Day Parade will step off Saturday at noon, starting on Glenwood Lansing Road at the north end of town and winding south through neighborhoods before ending at Liberty Memorial Park near the Lynwood Fire Department.

Participants will gather at Benny’s Place as a staging area before the parade, located at the intersection of Glenwood Lansing Road and Crescent Avenue. The parade route is roughly 15 miles long.

A flyer for the event said, “Please bring your family out along the parade route to join your elected officials, youth organizations, and local businesses as we celebrate Independence Day in Lynwood!”

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The parade route starts in northern Lynwood and winds its way south before ending at Liberty Memorial Park near the Lynwood Fire Department. (Graphic from the Village of Lynwood)

Turn-by-turn parade directions are included below:

  • From Crescent turn right (west) onto Glenwood Lansing Road.
  • Turn Left onto Torrence
  • Turn Right onto Spring Meadows Lane
  • Turn Right onto Northwinds Drive
  • Follow Left onto Raven Lane
  • Turn Left onto Redwing Street
  • Turn Left onto Robin Lane
  • Follow Left back onto Northwinds Drive
  • Turn Right onto Spring Meadows Lane
  • Turn Right onto Torrence Avenue
  • Turn Right onto Nichols Drive
  • Turn Right onto Ambry Circle
  • Follow Left onto Nash Drive
  • Turn Left onto Savoy Lane
  • Turn Right onto Nichols Drive
  •  Turn Right onto Torrence Avenue
  • Turn Left onto 198th Street
  • Turn Left onto Lake Lynwood Drive
  • Turn Right onto Lake Park Drive
  • Turn Left onto 198th Street
  • Turn Right onto Juniper Avenue
  • Turn Right onto 201st Street
  • Turn Left onto Torrence Avenue
  • Turn Right onto Glenwood Dyer Road
  • Turn Left onto Haven Estates Lane
  • Turn Right onto Joy Lane
  • Turn Left onto Providence Lane
  • Follow Left onto Covenant Lane
  • Turn Right onto Joy Lane
  • Follow Left onto Hope Court
  • Follow Right onto Love Drive
  • Turn Left onto 205th Street
  • Turn Left onto Tyler Drive
  • Turn Right onto Bluestem Parkway
  • Turn Left onto Joe Orr Road
  • Turn Right onto Bensley Avenue
  • Follow Left onto 207th Place
  • Turn Left onto Sandridge Drive
  • Turn Right onto Joe Orr Road
  • Turn Left into King Arthur Drive
  • Turn Right onto Glenwood Dyer Road
  • Turn Left onto Linda Lane
  • Follow straight onto Geneva Drive
  • Turn Right onto Simplon Circle
  • Turn Left onto Chillon Drive
  • Turn Right onto Zurich Drive
  • Turn Left onto Alpine Village Entrance
  • Turn Right onto Glenwood Dyer Road
  • Turn Right onto Burnham Avenue
  • Turn Right onto Westwood Lane
  • Turn Left onto Chesson Street (Barker Street could be alternate due to construction)
  • If on Chesson Street
    • Turn Left onto Alpha
    • Turn Left onto Barker
    • Turn Right onto Brentwood
  • If on Barker Street
    • Turn Left onto Brentwood
  • Turn Left onto Burnham Avenue
  • Turn Right onto Glenwood Dyer Road
  • Turn Left into Liberty Park at Fire Station

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