Time-honored tradition in Avondale Estates

Residents, family and friends will be celebrating America’s birthday at Avondale Estates' annual 4th of July festivities, which the city calls “a time-honored tradition.”

Paraders will line up at 9:15 a.m. at DeKalb School of the Arts located at 1192 Clarendon Ave.

The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. One hour later, it terminates at the intersection of Clarendon Avenue and South Avondale Road.

Flag-waving residents and parade watchers will line the parade route.

At dusk, fireworks will fill the sky over Lake Avondale bordered by Berkley Road and Lakeshore Drive.