Bright Side: Morton and Glen Oak Park celebrate the Third of July

By WEEK Producer

July 8, 2014 Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 4:37 PM CDT

Its not the Fourth yet but things are definitely getting patriotic over at Glen Oak Park..

In today's bright side… The Third of July Glen Oak fireworks event is underway.

Food vendors are set up along Glen Oak Park.

There is also tons of entertainment featuring on the stage leading up to the big firework show later this evening.

"It just so happens that the 4th is on a weekend. So, I expect that we will have some good crowds. You can not beat this weather,” said coordinator Samantha Conrad

You can bring the family out and start enjoying the holiday down at Glen Oak Park. Fireworks start at sundown.

And if you want to see another firework show -- Morton Fireworks Concert & Display Event starts at 6 p.m.

There will be live music and food at the Morton VFW located at 2310 Veterans Rd.

Fireworks start at dusk.