Have you ever been to the famous 4th of July Celebration in Ottawa? Experience a thrilling show featuring expert skydivers and one of the biggest fireworks shows in Illinois! Our family resort with an indoor water park is located about 10 miles away near Starved Rock State Park. From your family cabin or charming hotel room, you can drive to this popular Fourth of July festival in only 15 minutes.
Grand Bear Falls Water Park is open on July 4th from 9 am to 10 pm. You can start your day at Jack's Place Restaurant for the Grand Breakfast Buffet. Afterward, you can throw on your bathing suits for a fun summer day at our indoor water park. Race down the water slides or just relax for an easygoing ride down the Lazy River.
4th of July Celebration in Ottawa, IL
Located just a short ride from our resort, Ottawa is a charming small town that hosts an exciting Independence Day festival every year. You can watch the festivities from the bleachers at Ottawa High School or line the bluffs of the Fox and Illinois Rivers to see the show. Get there early for the best viewing spots. Enjoy an amazing skydiving show from Sky Dive Chicago as the sun goes down. Watch the talented skydivers hit their mark right before your eyes on the high school football field! Then get ready for a beautiful show in the sky. The 4th of July Celebration features one of the biggest fireworks shows in Illinois!