Evanston Fourth of July Memories

Memories from the Evanston Fourth of July Association

2016 Parade Awards

All-Around Awards

President's Cup: awarded to the best group overall (most points overall)

Cub Scouts Pack 929

Pelton Plaque: awarded to the outstanding neighborhood group

Backlot Association

Chief Judges Award: given for special merit by the chief parade judge

Evanston Girl Scouts Service Unit 408

Awards by Category

Commercial Entry

  1. West End Florist and Garden Center
  2. OrangeTheory
  3. Sketchbook Brewery

Community Float

  1. Central Street Neighbors Association presents Chainsaw Dupont and the Blues Warrior
  2. Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association
  3. Baird & Warner

Community Participating

  1. Wagging Hearts
  2. Evanston Woman's Club
  3. Evanston Public Library Precision Book Cart Drill Team and DIVY bikes

Invited Performance

  1. Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps
  2. North End Mother's Club presents The Chicago Highlanders Pipe Band
  3. Ridgeville Band of Evanston

Motor Vehicle

  1. Windy City Miata Club
  2. Evanston Sunrise Lions Club
  3. WGN Radio


  1. FAAM Youth Basketball League
  2. St. Athanasius Grammar School
  3. Evanston Youth LaCrosse

Past Parade Awards