2018 Fourth of July Festival

This event has ended

The Beecher Fourth of July Commission was founded to provide a community-wide celebration that provides family entertainment and funding for improvements to Firemen’s Park. The commission is made up of volunteers who donate their time to benefit the community.


Marcy Meyer, Village Liaison
Jerry Meyer
Robert Barber
Patty Meyer
Chuck Hoehn
Steve Koehn
Ron Kuhlman
Bill Voss
Barb Hodgett
Bruce Becker
Laura Voss
Ken Bobowski
Kevin Bouchard
Howard Perry
Cameron Ohlendorf
Nicholas Hoehn
Marge Cook
Mike Lau
Kim Coleman
Brad Johnson
Mary Lou Cooper (ex-officio)










2018 Chevy Camaro – Bob Harms, Beecher, IL

June 30th Early Bird $250 Winner – Briar Owens, Grant Park, IL

July 1st Early Bird $250 Winner – Steve Zimmer, Chicago, IL

July 2nd Early Bird $250 Winner – Jennifer Camileri, Beecher, IL

July 3rd Early Bird $250 Winner – Andrea Vanderwoude

Beecher Women’s Club Quilt – Roger Peterson

Beecher Part-Time Players 50/50 Raffle ($825) – Golhe

Beecher Sportsman’s Club Early Bird Drawing ($100) – Wendy Callejas

Fight Club Survivor

1st prize (65″ smart tv) – Steve Bodie

2nd prize (Alexa) – Karen Sheming


First Place Float: Prairie 4-H Club

Second Place Float: Dralle Chevrolet

Second Place Float: First Community Bank & Trust

Third Place Float: Beecher Women’s Club

Third Place Float: Beecher Cross Country

Honorable Mention Float: Faith Church

Honorable Mention Float: Crete Pack 123

Horses: (four prizes: $50/each): Rancho ElConsuelo, Ashlyn Pinkul of Rockin J Ranch, Patriotic Ponies and Ivan Casteneda

Golf Carts: (four prizes: $25/each): Justin Eliff



Overall Results –  Run
Results by Age Group – Run

Overall Results – Walk