Enjoy food from Highland Park restaurants, carnival games
and pony and carnival rides. Music by Mike & Joe throughout the
Join the staff at feeding time to learn about Trailside's outdoor resident animals.
Kids enjoy the inflatables and painting a 20-foot mural and can sign the Declaration of Independence. Revolutionary War reenactors will fire a real cannon and supervise 18th century games. Includes a magic show and performance by the The U.S. Navy Band Great Lakes. Both museums are open.
Features fun for the entire family and guest speaker Randall C. Dunn, head of school at the Latin School of Chicago. Other highlights include patriotic music, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a children’s costume parade led by the World’s Tallest Uncle Sam. Following the festivities, the museum is open, noon-4:30 p.m., with free admission for Illinois residents.
Experiment with explosions, launch mini rockets, construct a potato popper, and more! Design and make your own lightup hat, assemble a sound sandwich, and create a patriotic collage. Science and art are the stars in this red white and blue day of family fun.
The museum marks America's birthday and the Trolley Museum's birthday with $2 fares for all riders.
Part of the Kraft Kids Concert series. Park opens at 11 a.m.
Enjoy fun for the whole family..
Activities include potato sack races, bean bag toss, duck pond and inflatables for jumping. Pizza and drinks are also included.
Beginning July 1, children can stop by for a list of participating stores, which each have a 6" Waldo figurine hidden somewhere on the premises. When the child finds him, that business's staff will give the child a card that says "I found Waldo at _____." Bring all the cards back for chances to win prizes.