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July 2013 Festivals & Fun

Follow the Festivals along the Metra Northwest line. Almost every town along the line has a festival planned for July. There is something for everyone; entertainment, food and fun. Gather up your friends & family and head out for a taste of summer.

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Mount Prospect Farmers Market–2012

Come to the Mount Prospect Farmers Market to find the freshest Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, flowers and other treats. The Market is held every Sunday June 19th through October 17th, from 8:00am-1:00pm. and is located right at the Metra Station Parking Lot.

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Farmer’s Markets –2012– on the Northwest Line

The Farmers Markets are back! Check the dates and head on out to stock up on some of the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable, humanely grown and raised meats, produce, eggs, cheeses and more. Many provide live entertainment, activities, cooking classes and demonstrations as well.

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Bowling on the Northwest Line

Hop on board and go bowling at one of these independently owned bowling alleys. Some alleys are smaller old school lanes, and others are larger more modern facilities, all are within easy walking distance of the train. You may want to make it your mission to “Bowl the Line” and hit each and every alley on our list.

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Children’s Birthday Parties on the Northwest Line

If you are looking for ideas for your child’s next birthday party, scroll through our list of venues that will host your child’s big day. Add to the fun by taking the train, which on the weekends can be fun and affordable while using the Metra Weekend Pass.

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