Jump into Spring with CircEsteem's 16th Annual Spring Circus featuring trapeze, gym wheel, acrobatics, juggling, clowning, stilt walking and trampoline performances by CircEsteem youth.
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 feature antique cars, eco-vehicles, tractors, a green market with items for sale, energy solutions and demonstrations. A wide variety of animal exhibits, including incredible bats and birds of prey from Northern Illinois Raprtor Rehab and Education.
Features rides on a trackless train, train displays and collectibles, live music, kids crafts and science activities.
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.
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. This year's activities will include arts and crafts, prize drawings, giveaways, balloons, healthy food, kids Zumba, kiddie boot camp, the Healthy Habit Awards, and health and Scoliosis screenings.
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.
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.
All animals welcome in Pet Parade (1/4 mile); prizes for best dressed, most exotic, most original, smallest/largest pet. Plus, dog contests (Best Trick, Most Obedient and Ultimate Frisbee Catch and Hot Dog Relay), pet-friendly vendors, raffle, and a presentation by Cold Blooded Creatures. All dogs must be on a leash and all vaccinations current. Pet Parade registration 1-1:30 p.m.; dog contest registration, 1-2 p.m.