Fourth Fridays in Harvard is a great way to spend a Friday evening. Art, Lite Appetizers and Live Music, all for $5 bucks. There is also a cash bar with Beer, wine and specialty coffees. Fourth Fridays is a Just Off The Tracks Favorite!
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.
You don’t have to be Irish and it doesn’t have to be Saint Patrick’s Day for an Irish Celebration. Head to Mt. Prospects Irish Fest and celebrate like you are Irish. With Irish Music, Irish Dancers, Irish Food and of course plenty of Irish Beer. All in a heated tent. Hop on the Northwest Line and let Metra do the driving.
Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen has it all. A great bar with an outstanding selection of craft brews, a full menu including locally sustainable and vegetarian options as well as live entertainment. Conveniently located across from the Downtown Crystal Lake Metra Station it is also ideal for your next bar crawl.
If you are looking for some good Irish Food, a Drink, or a great destination for your next Bar Crawl, TJ O’Brien’s is just the place for you and your friends. Their friendly staff, good food, and reasonable prices make it a Downtown Palatine favorite.
Don’t miss the 4th Annual Edison Park Comedy Festival, held at three different venues over 3 nights. You can enjoy one or all three of the shows, at extreamly reasonable prices. If you haven’t stopped at Edison Park before, there are several great restaurants & bars to enjoy before and after the shows, all within a 2 block square area.
Craft Beer from 40 brewers, live entertainment and good food, what more could a person ask for? Head to downtown Barrington July 7th for the 9th Annual Brew Fest. Tents are located at the North Lot of the Barrington Metra Station, so with over 100 beers to sample, hop on the train and let Metra do the driving. Proceeds go to a good cause.
McGonigal’s Pub in Barrington has recently celebrated it’s first year in business. This traditional Irish Pub has it all, great food and drink, live music, warm and inviting ambiance and friendly wait staff. Weather permitting enjoy sitting outdoors in the heart of downtown Barrington. With it’s close proximity to the train station it is also a favorite stop for pub crawls.
In the month of March everyone is a little Irish. Here is a listing of festivals and parades that will allow you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day starting on March 10th and end on March 17th. So don your green and get ready to party! We will keep you posted as more details are finalized for these and other events.
There is something happening every day of the week at The Lamplighter Inn Tavern and Grille. Check out the daily food and drink specials along with the entertainment lineup and when the weather is nice they have outdoor dining in their great upper deck beer garden.