Weekend Activities – August 5 – 7

Chicago

6/13-8/21 – Family Fun Festival in Millennium Park – FREE

6/29-8/21 – Cirque du Soleil’s OVO at the United Center -$50.50 & up/child, $68.50 & up/adult; family 4-pack starts at $150

6/29-9/5 – Cirque Shanghai Extreme at Navy Pier – $15/child, $17.50 & up/adult 

Sat-Sun, 8/6-8/7 – Retro on Roscoe – $6 donation requested

North Suburbs

Wed-Sun, 8/3-8/7 – Northbrook Days at Village Green Park in Northbrook – FREE 


Wed-Sun, 8/3-8/7 – McHenry County Fair in Woodstock – $6/adult, $3/8-12 years old, under 8 free

Thur-Sun, 8/4-8/7 – St. Zachary AugustFest in Des Plaines – FREE before 5pm; $3/adults after 5pm; 12 & under free

Fri, 8/5 – Vaudeville Family Open Mic Event at Dickinson’s Little Vaudeville in Palatine – FREE

Fri-Sun, 8/5-8/7 – Taste of Roselle – FREE

Fri-Sun, 8/5-8/7 – Festa Italiana at Boyland High School in Rockford – $4/person; kids 12 & under free

Sat, 8/6 – Deerfield Park District Dive-In Theatre in Deerfield – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – Party in the Park at High Point Park in Hoffman Estates – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – Back to School Party at Cardinal Drive Church of Christ in Rolling Meadows – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – WFamily Fun Back to School Bash at Westfield Old Orchard in Skokie – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – ChiTown Clown Revue at The Wilmette Theatre – $10 in advance; $12 at door; recommended for ages 4 & up

Sat-Sun, 8/6-8/7 – Art at the Glen at Glentown Center in Glenview – FREE

Sat-Sun, 8/6-8/7 – Lakeshore Art Festival at Dawes Park in Evanston – FREE

Sat-Sun, 8/6-8/7 – Bugapalooza at the Crabtree Nature Center in Barrington – FREE

Sun, 8/7 – Malott Japanese Garden Family Sunday at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe – Free admission; $20 parking.

West Suburbs

Thur-Sun, 8/4-8/7 – Kendall County Fair in Yorkville – $7/adult, $3/children 5-13; under 5 free

Fri-Sat, 8/5-8/6 – Summer Daze of Warrenville – FREE

Fri-Sun, 8/5-8/7 – North Aurora Days – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – Annual Family Farm Fest at Church of the Holy Nativity in Clarendon Hills – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – Dog Days at Cantigny Park in Wheaton – FREE ($5 parking)

Sat, 8/6 – Hippo Happynings at The Promenade in Bolingbrook – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – Kane County Emergency Show at Mooseheart Field House in Mooseheart – FREE

Sat-Sun, 8/6-8/7 – The World of Faeries Festival at Vasa Park in South Elgin – $11/person, 12 & under free.

Sun, 8/7 – International Clown Week Celebration at Showman’s Rest at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park – FREE

South Suburbs

Wed-Sun, 8/3-8/7 – Riverfest in Ottawa – FREE

Thur-Sun, 8/4-8/7 – Romeofest at the Municipal Center Grounds in Romeoville – $5/person ages 11 & up; under 11 & parents w/ children are free. Free for all before 5pm.

Fri, 8/5 – Friday Night Movies – The Karate Kid at Oak Lawn Village Green in Oak Lawn – FREE

Fri-Sun, 8/5-8/7 – Taste of Orland Park at the Civic Center in Orland Park – FREE

Fri-Sun, 8/5-8/7 – Worth Days in Worth – FREE ($1 fee for crafts)

Sat, 8/6 – Kidzfest in Joliet – FREE

Sat, 8/6 – Family Astronomy Program at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center in Willow Springs – FREE

Sun, 8/7 – Raisin Rhyme at Odyssey Fun World in Tinley Park – FREE

Comments

  1. Ooh, I’m looking forward to Party in the Park in Hoffman – my kids can’t wait to rock out with Super Stolie. :o)

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