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The Huge Guide to Summer Fun in the Suburbs

The ultimate summer guide is here! Here are all of our articles on the many summer activities in the western and southwestern suburbs, all in one spot for easy reference. Here, you’ll find anything and everything related to summer fun. Take a look — you just may find something you never knew you needed! Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in…


Birthday Party Giveaway from Bounce Around

Not only is Bounce Around tons of fun- the owner has a kind heart, which makes supporting her business such a pleasure. And we have exciting news… Bounce Around is offering to give away a free birthday party to a family in need! In an effort to help families, they are asking you to nominate a family that you think…



Insider Tips for the DuPage County Fair

The Dupage County Fair has so much to offer and the grounds can feel overwhelming for a family with kids, but Kidlist is here with insider tips for the Dupage County Fair to ensure your family has an enjoyable time! The Dupage County Fair was one of the first festivals we went to with our daughter. The farm animals, pig…


Tips, Discounts, Review of Kane County Cougars Game

Last week the Kidlist Team had the pleasure of going to a Kane County Cougars game with our families! We want to give the Cougars a huge thank you for being amazing hosts. It was the most fun we’ve had at a baseball game in a long time. There are so many kid-friendly things to do there in additional to…


New at Bloomingdale Park District and Their Grand Re-Opening

The Johnston Recreation Center in Bloomingdale has been under construction for the past year and I got a sneak peek into the new building and spaces for kids! The Bloomingdale Park District has revamped their outdoor pool, the preschool rooms are brand new, they added a giant party room/lounge area and built an indoor playground! Come out to the JRC…


The Best Dog Treats to Buy (or Make!) for Maximum Tail Wags

When our pup Elsie was a tiny puppy, she didn’t seem all that interested in food or treats. We were worried she wasn’t tummy motivated… but it turns out she just had to grow up a little bit. Now we can’t say the word “treat” without her perking up and demanding one. There are many store-bought options, but there are…






Moon Mania: Free Space-Themed Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks

We are excited to announce Moon Mania, a FREE event with fun, space-themed activities, snacks, crafts, and games for the whole family. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove! Please note that RSVP is required, so click here to reserve your spot so you don’t miss Moon Mania, an out-of-this-world experience! Moon…