Eclectic art festival with diverse works from 300+ artists.
Plus, unique folk and Native American music on two stages, an
"EcoVillage" green vendor area, a children's park with kids'
activities, and the cuisine from more than 30
Fest blends cutting edge, environmentally-conscious bands with
environmentally-friendly production, eco-minded vendors and
services, sustainability demonstrations, green arts & crafts
and the always popular Green Family Fun Fest.
Events includes a highland dance competition, athletics
competition, cultural exhibits, car show, kids' crafts and
Live, one-day, free music festival on the first day of
summer in tandem with a growing global phenomenon called Fête
de la Musique. Throughout the day, people of all ages
and from all backgrounds gather in Chicago's public spaces,
including Daley Plaza, Millennium Park, John Hancock Center,
Lincoln Park Zoo and over 25 Chicago Park District sites, to
perform music of all genres. Grand finale concert is 6-9 p.m. at
St. James Cathedral Commons.
Geneva celebrates its Swedish heritage with a
festival featuring American and Swedish food including
a craft beer tent, a carnival, Kids' day, "Geneva's
Got Talent" and Sweden Väst, musical entertainment
and the Grand Parade.
Festival opens with Children's Parade and dancing around the Maypole, followed by crafts, games and horse-drawn wagon rides. Bonfire lighting and traditional toast begin at sunset. Bring a family dish to pass at picnic.
Friday night includes a car show, bands, food and drink. Saturday features kids' attractions, craft show, bands, kid's entertainment stage. Wristbands for all day access to attractions for a wide range of ages, such as kiddie games, a bounce house, a 4-person Euro-Bungy, and more. Enjoy magic shows, a face painter and balloon artist. Excellent food from local restaurants.
A campout designed especially for families complete with
hands-on activity stations, snacks, night hikes and bedtime
stories. Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children's Garden
and get ready for a night filled with fun. Bring your own tent.
Light evening snacks and light breakfast included.
Heller Naturalists teach the whole family how to use GPS units to follow and set geocache trails, then discuss ways to get started geocaching at home.
Dabble with different types of kayaks and canoes as you paddle around Monee’s inner bay. A certified canoe/kayak instructor will be on the water at all times. Safety will be covered beforehand.