Get out on the town this holiday season and enjoy everything from Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Parades to Visits With Santa and Free Carriage Rides to Live Theater like A Christmas Carol or the Nutcracker Ballet. The possibilities are endless along the Northwest Line alone, so head on out and start a new Holiday Tradition of your own.
For a great day of Family Entertainment, then an Evening of German Beer, Music, Food and Fun head to Mt. Prospect for their Fall Fest and then stick around and get ready to kick it up a notch at Oktoberfest. All of the festivities will be under a heated tent so you don’t have to worry about the weather. Admission is Free.
If you like to take a walk at night and be able to see the decor in other people’s homes, this is for you. You are invited to tour the insides of 5 distinct Mt. Prospect Homes; during the Mount Prospect Historical Society’s 27th annual Holiday Housewalk. The walking paths are lit with beautiful luminaria, to give you that magical holiday feeling
Mark this week on your calender as you won’t want to miss the annual Edison Park Restaurant Week. With 9 of their top restaurants featuring 3 Course prix-fixe menus, with lunches varying from $15 and dinners from $22 (higher on Friday & Saturday). So many choices so little time.
What a great way sample fine dining on a shoe string.
Great family fun is to be had at Crystal Lake’s Johnny Appleseed Festival. There will be wagon rides, pumpkin bowling, pony rides, petting zoo,,,,,,live music, food vendors, craft fair, farmers market, apple pie eating contest……and so much more.
Cary Main Street Fest, one of the newest fall festivals in the Northwest Suburbs. Hop on the Metra, Northwest Line and party in the street. With a full line up of bands, craft beer, select wines and local restaurants offering great fall flavors. There will also be family entertainment stage and art area.
If you love nature and the outdoors, don’t miss this art exhibit and sale, benefiting The Land Conservancy of McHenry County. The Art exhibit is open both Friday and Saturday with over 100 artists, music, appetizers from 1776 and more.
Get ready to rock out in Woodstock at their annual ROCKTOBERFEST – OKTOBERFEST. For a weekend filled with Music, Food and Drink this fest should fit the bill. The Saturday lineup also has many family friendly events.
Get ready for one of the most fun biking events of the year! The Active Transportation Alliance sponsors this annual ride with four different routes to choose from, each exploring Chicago’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, lush parks and historic architecture, plus sample food from your choice of 3 great restaurants.
What better way to check out some ot the best bars and restaurants in Mount Prospect than a Pub Crawl. Hop on the Metra Nortwest line and get off at the Mt Prospect station, Saturday 8/23 from 3-7 pm for the Summer Slide” Pub Crawl. Visti some of Mount Prospect favorites like Mia’s Cantina, Sam’s Place, Mrs. P & Me, Blues Bar BBQ Grill and Emerson’s Ale House.