Honor America Celebration

JULY 4, 2023

The Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 75th Annual “Honor America Celebration” fireworks display at Pekin Memorial Stadium. This beloved community event will be held at nightfall July 4th, with a rain date of the following evening. Detailed information regarding tickets, pre-show entertainment and concessions can be found below. We can’t wait to see you there! Be sure to check out this year’s celebration sponsors who make this annual tradition possible!


Gates open at 6:00 pm. Fireworks show at dusk.


Tickets are $5 for 13+/$1 for kids ages 6-12/Free for 5 and under. Veterans and active military personnel receive free admission!


Bring your chairs or blankets to sit on the grass, bleacher seating also available. No alcohol or coolers will be allowed into the stadium.

Handicapped parking:

Handicapped parking will be available on Red Bud Drive – enter at intersection of Red Bud Drive & Dragon Drive, heading south towards Court Street. This parking area will open at 6:00 pm.


Live music from the West MacQueen Street Band and Kids Zone available prior to the fireworks!


PCHS Booster Club will have the concession stand open at 6:00 pm.

Celebration Sponsors

Saturn Missile Sponsors

Sky Rocket Sponsors

Amanda Seelye Country Financial
AMP Electrical Services
Advanced Medical Transport
Bob Lindsay Honda
Commerce Bank
Covenant Heating, Air and Plumbing
Dan Pfeifer State Farm
Deverman Advertising, Inc.
Dirksen Congressional Center
Illinois American Water
i3 Broadband
Jimmy Johns
Kreigsman Warehouses

Liberty Village of Pekin
McDaniels Marketing
North Parkway Assembly of God
OSF Healthcare
Preston-Hanley Funeral Home
Rescued Heart Animal Hospital
The Atlanta National Bank
Timm & Chris Schwartz
SNH Investment
TWM, Inc.
Vonderheide Floor Covering
Winpak Heat Seal Corporation
X Waste Disposal

Firecracker Sponsors

Bond Eye Associates
Deuce Development Corp.
Greg's Garage Door
Hamm's Furniture
Kings Kids
Kone, Inc.
Laborers Local #231

Pekin Animal Hospital
Schwartz Electric & Sign Co.
Tazewell Machine Works
The Hope Chest
The Mosquito Authority
Vital Title
Zach Butler State Farm

Sparkler Sponsors

Austin Kleiber Construction
Dean Cooper State Farm
First Pekin Savings Bank
Heartland Bank & Trust
Henderson Funeral Home
Hopedale Medical Complex

Leman Property Management
Pekin Lions Club
Pekin Moose Lodge
Rick Simpson - Jim Maloof Realty
S&S Signs Lighting and Electrical
Unland Companies