It's 4th of July weekend, Chicago! America's birthday is the perfect time to visit Chicago, and we've got the best combination of events below, plus this handy Independence Day weekend guide. Are you ready to watch the spectacular fireworks show up close? Well, Navy Pier is the place to be. Or are you ready to celebrate Chicago's house music heritage? Jackson Park is hosting one of the largest dance festivals of the year. It's time to make weekend plans.