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Best of Countryside Carnival

July 13, 2017, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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One event on July 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm

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The Best of Countryside is the city’s once-a-year summer carnival. Join us at this family-friendly event as we enjoy amusement rides, games, Bingo, fun bands, great local food, vendors, and much more!

Where: City Park in Countryside (61st Street and Ashland Avenue, behind the Home Depot located in Countryside Plaza and just west of the CJ Wilson Mazda dealership)
When: July 13th – 16th, 2017

Amusement Rides:
Day Pass — $25
4 hrs of rides at select times

Mega Pass (wristband for unlimited rides all days) — $60 pre-sale or $75 at the carnival.

Handicap Parking:
Handicap parking is available in handicap-designated spots on the north end of the park and throughout the Countryside Plaza parking lot.


Bags Tourney

Ledo’s Pizza is sponsoring a bags tournament at the carnival on Sunday, July 16 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Online registration is available or in-person registration at the carnival on Thursday, July 13 from 5 p.m-10 p.m, Friday, July 14 4 p.m-10 p.m and Saturday, July 15 from noon-5 p.m at the carnival information booth. For Tournament Rulesand registration information, click here. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.


Bingo is being operated by the Countryside Rotary. Bingo times are: Friday, July 14 from 7-10 pm and Saturday, July 15 from 6-9 pm.

Thurs — 5-10 pm
Friday — 4-11 pm
Saturday — 12 pm – 11 pm
Sunday — 12 pm – 8 pm

Ride Hours:
Thursday — 5-10 pm Day Pass 5-9pm
Friday — 4-10 pm
Saturday — 1-10 pm Day Pass 1-5pm
Sunday — 1-8 pm Day Pass 1-5pm

Food & Drink

Food Vendors
Amazing food will be available for purchase from some of your favorite restaurants: Ledo’s Pizza, Barone’s/Zaccarelli’s, Los Tacos, Via Bella, Moy Yuen, Sno Daze Tropical Sno

A variety of beverages, beer, wine and spirits will be available for purchase $4 and up.

Ticket Info

Admission to the carnival is free. However, if you plan to ride the amusement attractions, you will need to purchase tickets or a pass.

Mega Pass $75

Best value! Unlimited rides all days during carnival operating hours.

The WSHE (FM 100.3) truck will be at the carnival on Thursday, July 13 from 5-7 p.m. giving out free Andy’s custard to the first 200 visitors!

Day Pass $25

Daily passes for rides will also be on sale for $25 at the carnival. No advance purchase is available for Day Passes. Enjoy 4 hours of unlimited rides! These are valid ONLY during the following time frames:

Thursday, 7/13 5PM-9PM
Saturday & Sunday, 7/15-7/16 1PM-5PM

TICKETS: Individual tickets and sheets of tickets can by purchased at the carnival as well.NOTE: Windy City Amusements, Inc. sets the carnival hours. Ticket sales will cease 15 minutes prior to end time set by the carnival. Times are posted at the ticket booth. The Countryside Business Association is not responsible for shortened hours determined by Windy City Amusements, Inc.


July 13, 2017
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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City Park (Countryside)
61st Street and Ashland Avenue
Countryside, IL 60525 United States
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