Places to go - Outdoors

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Grove Fest

Featuring live folk music, square dancing, hayrides and pioneer craft demonstrations. There will also be storytelling for kids throughout the day.


Halloween Hollow

Festival features carnival, food, activities, entertainment, Scarecrow Laboratory, hayrides, horse rides and contests. Visit website for details and schedule....


Midway Village and Museum Scarecrow Harvest Festival

Families can build their own scarecrow with straw provided free. Bring old clothes to stuff, or purchase clothes and accessories. Activities include traditional...



Celebrate in German tradition with authentic German music, food, beer and wine.


Park Ridge AutumnFest

Fest in downtown Park Ridge runs Oct. 10-31. Opening day features a Costumed Pet Parade in front of the library at 9:30 a.m., ribbon cutting for Windows...


Punkin' Chuckin

Watch as participants use their homebuilt machines to hurl pumpkins as far as possible. Visit website for details.


Spooky Pooch Parade

Dogs are allowed in the Botanic Garden for two hours for a canine Halloween costume parade. The event includes parade, judging and awards. Nonprofits and...


St. Charles Scarecrow Festival

View over 150 handcrafted scarecrows and vote for your favorite in each of six categories. Plus live entertainment, arts and crafts show, carnival, petting...


St. Benedict's Oktoberfest

Enjoy authentic oom-pah bands, Spaten bier and specialty cuisine under a tented hall. Plus, carnival midway rides, activities and games, the “520 Pool,”...



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