Naper Settlement becomes a Civil War Encampment where visitors
can meet famous characters of the past and become immersed in
history. A battle is held each day at 2:30 p.m.
Children's activities include crafts, petting zoo, jump zone and pony rides. Exhibits will feature antique cars, eco-vehicles, tractors, a green market with items for sale, energy solutions and demonstrations. Many unique animals will be participating including Birds of Prey from Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education. Enjoy a special presentation with Jim Necsi's Cold Blooded Creatures.
Dozens of free activities to thousands of participants.
All designed to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to get
active, have fun and try new things.
The festival features Maypole dancing, games,
activities, music, food and fun for the whole community.
Music, festival favorites, local vendors at the Merchant Square,
and interactive games and entertainment. Special events include
Chicago Kids Day, a celebration of health and wellness, and the
Chicago Pet Pageant and Expo.
A celebration of children’s health and wellness. Enjoy fun activities, arts & crafts, healthy food, and raffle prizes donated by sponsors. Activities include: Health and Scoliosis Screenings, arts & crafts, healthy food, prize drawings and giveaways, balloons, and fun for all ages. The event will also feature Kids Zumba, Kiddie Boot Camp, and Children’s Empowerment Awards.
Enjoy two days of ethnic folk music and dance, a wide
range of food, unique arts and crafts, international games,
children's events, a merchandise bazaar, and dozens of cultural
booths and displays.
Enjoy fun activities,
live animals, face painting, self-guided hike, paddle boating and
Features artist demonstrations, live music, dance performances
and an art fair featuring selected guest artists and local crafts
people. "What's Blooming" moves outside taking over Harrison Street
with the art fair and other Family Fun Activities.
YEA! (Young Evanston Artists) Festival is a festival of visual
art in which all Evanston schools, preschool through high school,
are invited to exhibit students' artwork. A performing arts stage
features music and dance by Evanston kids. The event takes place on
the sidewalks of the Chicago/Dempster business district. Visit the
website for more information.