Events to honor those lost on September 11th planned around Chicago area

Events to honor those lost on September 11th will be held on Sunday in Chicago and across the suburbs.

The September 11, 2021 attacks, also known as 9/11, killed almost 3,000 people and left thousands more wounded. 

  • Evanston, 7:30 a.m. — Ceremony held by Evanston Fire and Police Departments. Firemen’s Park, Simpson Street and Maple Avenue
  • Chicago, 7:46 a.m. — CFD moment of silence. Engine #42 at 55 W. Illinois.
  • Aurora, 8:30 a.m. — Ceremony featuring a "Presentation of Colors and Wreath Laying Ceremony." 1200 E. Indian Trail Rd.
  • Palatine, 9 a.m. — Ceremony held by Village of Palatine. Firefighters Memorial, Brockway and Slade.
  • Joliet, 9 a.m. —  Ceremony held by Joliet Fire and Police departments. Fred C. Dames funeral home, 3200 Essington Rd.
  • Chicago, 11 a.m. —  Prayer service. King Lockhart Park, 10609 S. Western Ave.
  • Wheaton, 2 p.m. —  Ceremony held by City of Wheaton. Memorial Park, 225 N. Karlskoga Ave.