Summer Festivals

 

festivals

Festival Season Is Here!

Harvard Milk Days
June 2-4
300 Lawrence Rd | Harvard
All Ages | Free Gate Admission | $5 Parking
Food Vendors | Carnival | Entertainment | Parade

McHenry Taste of Summer
June 3 | 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Downtown McHenry
All Ages | $1-3 per taste at local establishments
Food & Drinks

Raue Center’s Williams Street Fest
June 3 | 4 – 11 p.m.
Downtown Crystal Lake Right in Front of Raue Center
All Ages | Free admission
Food Vendors | Beer Tent | Live Music
XPress Pass ticket for $25. XPress Pass holders will have exclusive access VIP Beer lines, access to indoor restrooms and more!

Cary-Grove Jaycees Carnival Days
June 8-11 
Kaper Drive & Three Oaks, Cary
Carnival, games, entertainment, food vendors, and adult beverage area. Mega Pas and Unlimited Ride specials available.

MCC Scots Fest
June 10 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
McHenry County College | Crystal Lake
All Ages | Free admission
Car show, music, children’s activities area
Food trucks will be available for purchase
Libertyville Days Festival
June 15-18
Civic Center & Sunrise Rotary Park | Libertyville
All Ages | Varies
Pageant | Children’s Party | Food Vendors | Beer Garden | Arts & Crafts Fair | Carnival

Taste of Des Plaines
June 16-17
Des Plaines Metra Train Station
All Ages | Free admission
Food Vendors | Petting Zoo | Obstacle Course | Game Truck | Car Show | Live Music

Art on the Fox
June 17-19
Riverfront Park | Algonquin
All Ages | Free
Art Show | Art Vendors | Picasso Tent for the littles | Music

Wauconda Fest
June 22-25
Cotok Memorial Park | Wauconda
All Ages | $3
Food Vendors | Car Show | Arts & Crafts Fair | Baggo | 5k/10k Race

Long Grove Strawberry Fest
June 23-25
Long Grove Historic Village
All Ages | $5 admission
Strawberry Fest | Food Vendors | Beer & Wine | Live Music

Rock the Routes
June 10 | 1-9 p.m.
Stone Hill Center Parking Lot | Rt 14 & 22 Fox River Grove
All Ages | Free
Food Vendors | Craft Beer | Live Music | Pet Adoption

Eyes To The Skies
June 30-July 2
1825 Short St. | Lisle
All Ages | $10 | Children 6 and under Free
Food Vendors | Beer Tent | Hot Air Balloons* | Carnival | Children’s Activities | Live Music
*tethered rides for children and adults with disabilities  available

Lakeside Festival – Taste By The Lake
June 29–July 2
Lakeside Arts Park/Dole Mansion | Crystal Lake
All Ages | $5 for ages 13+ | $2 for seniors 65+ | Active Military Free with Military ID | Free carnival admission
Food Vendors | Beer Tent | Carnival | Baggo Tournament | Live Music

Summer Celebration
June 30 | 6:30-10 p.m.
Lions Park | Cary
All Ages | Free admission | $5-10 parking
Food Vendors | Live Music | Fireworks

Barrington Lion Brat Tent
June 30-July 4 
201 S Spring St | Downtown Barrington
All Ages | Free Daytime Admission | $5 Evening Admission 18+
Food Vendors | Beer Tent | Live Music | Face Painting | Rock Wall | Fireworks

LITH Rotary Rockin’ RibFest
July 6–9
Sunset Park | Lake in the Hills
All Ages | $5.00 for 13 + | Active Military Free with Military ID
Food Vendors | Beer Tent | Live Music | Car Show

Summer in the Park
July 12–16
Emricson Park | Woodstock
All Ages | Free admission
Food Vendors | Beer Garden | Music | Bounce House | Balloon Artist | Movies | Petting Zoo

Fiesta Days
July 13-23
Petersen Park | McHenry
All Ages | Daily Rate based on schedule (check website for details)
Food Vendors | Beer Tent | Carnival Rides | Live Music | Fire Safety House | Parade
Designated Driver Booth: wristband, free soft drinks & water

Founders Day
July 27-30
Towne Park | Algonquin
All Ages | Free Admission
Food Vendors | Beer Garden | Carnival | Baggo Tournament | Contests | Live Music

Blast on the Beach
August 5* | 3 – 9 p.m.
*Rain Date August 6
Main Beach | Crystal Lake
All Ages | Free Admission
Food Vendors | Beer & Wine Tent | Fun Fair | Craft Fair | Treasure Hunt| Music
Coolers are welcome – no grills, no glass, no hard alcohol, no smoking & no bikes