The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.


Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Addison-Medinah Shriners Parade and Bicentennial Bash

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2018
PARADE:  LINE UP: 1:30 PM  STEP OFF: 3 PM
PARADE STARTS AT ADDISON TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL AND ENDS AT VILLAGE HALL COMPLEX
BASH: BASH STARTS AT 4PM ON THE VILLAGE GREEN AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM GROUNDS AND ENDS AT 9PM.

The Village of Addison and the Medinah Shriners are pleased to co-sponsor the first village-wide parade since 2008.  The theme of the parade is "Addison Celebrates the Illinois Bicentennial".  The parade will proceed from Addison Trail High School down West Army Trail Boulevard to the Village of Addison complex.  The Medinah Shriners have committed 25 units including flying carpets, clowns, motor corps, big wheels, HIghlanders, fire, police, patrol, military, chanters and shrine clubs.  Local and state dignitaries have been invited to participate.  Addison schools, not for profit organizations, community and youth groups, and local businesses are also eligible to participate.

Following the parade, there will be a "Bicentennial Bash" on the Village Green and Historical Museum grounds featuring food, live music and historical re-enactment. The opening band is "The Neverly Brothers" playing music from Elvis to the Beatles.  The featured band will be "Hit Pockit" who will perform Soul, Motown, Rock and Pop.  Costumed re-enactors from the Living Historian's Guild will portray Illinois settlers from the early 19th century.  The Bash will be capped off by a fireworks display.

For more information about the parade or to receive a  complete parade application, rules and waiver packet, please email museum@addison-il.org.

For more information about the Illinois Bicentennial and other state wide Bicentennial events, click on the  Illinois Bicentennial logo.