The warm weather is on the way, so get ready for a day in the country. If you are coming in from Chicago, Harvard is the last stop on the Pacific Northwest Metra Line. It also is a great place to pick up the Long Prairie Bike Trail. This trail will take you by many small communities along the way.
Edison Park Fest is one of the summers most enjoyable fests. With something for everyone, a great music lineup, beer garden, bags tournament, craft fair, and a Saturday filled with family entertainment. Make sure to take some time away from the fest and walk around the area. We usually sneak away and grab a bite at one of the many great local restaurants.
Head to Mount Prospect for one of their most highly awaited events, the Downtown Block Party. Filled with live entertainment, food and fun. Including lots of activities throughout the day geared for family fun. This festival is in the heart of Downtown Mt Prospect, JUST OFF THE TRACKS.
If you are looking for a romantic evening, a get together with good friends, or a fun family night out, these concerts are for you. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and pack your picnic basket and head on out to enjoy an evening of live music, summer air and a sunset. Best of all they are FREE!!!
Come and explore this great toy store in the heart of Crystal Lake. This family owned shop features quality toys that are hand chosen to spark the imagination of the child in your life. The knowledgeable staff at Marvin’s will be happy to assist you.
During the month of March everyone is a little Irish. With this listing of Saint Patrick’s Day festivals, Parties and parades you will be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day From Friday through Tuesday. So don your green and get ready to party!
If you are looking for a unique outing this winter, put this one on your bucket list. Grab your family or a group of friends and head to Fox River Grove.Watch top ranked ski jumpers from around the world compete. Grab a drink, a bite to eat and gather around the fire-barrel and have some fun
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.
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.