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Festival of the Arts
August 26, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
For the 54th year, the Festival of the Arts will be returning to picturesque Lake Ellyn. This Fine Art show serves as a destination event bringing thousands of visitors from the Chicagoland area to Lake Ellyn. Our Festival has expanded to include Fiber artists and Folk music. We love the combination of talent and the increase in activity that it cultivates. We added this element in 2022 and found it to not only increase the amount of visitors to the show but also to extend the length of their visit. You should expect visitors to come and spend the day browsing the booths, knitting by the lake, listening to the live music, and wandering into downtown Glen Ellyn to explore and enjoy a sit down meal. In 2022, we provided a free trolley that took riders on a constant loop between the Festival and Downtown Glen Ellyn. Our goal is to raise enough sponsorship money to bring the free trolley once again.
For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Art Festivals.
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