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Downtown Naperville Classic Car Show

Downtown Naperville 55 South Main Street, Naperville

Kick off Father’s Day Weekend in Downtown Naperville with a FREE Car Show along Jackson Avenue from 9am-12pm. Enjoy the looks of up to 100 vintage vehicles in all makes...

Free

North Ave Car Show

Bartlett Park Oak and North Avenues, Bartlett

All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Get in line early to claim the best spot! Register online by May 1st to guarantee an event t-shirt! For more info & register...

Free

Pride Ride

Berwyn's Depot District Stanley Ave & Grove Ave, Berwyn

Join us for our Annual Pride Ride through the streets of Berwyn. Line-up begins at 37th and East Ave at 10a and we roll at 11a. All welcome, prize for...

Free

Statewide Kite Fly and Touch-A-Truck

Springfield Park (Bloomingdale) 269 Springfield Drive, Bloomingdale

The Statewide Kite Fly raises awareness of the Illinois Association of Park District’s Youth License Plate Flying 4 Kids program. Sales of Flying 4 Kids License plates go to park...

Free

Classic Car Show

Springfield Park (Bloomingdale) 269 Springfield Drive, Bloomingdale

Experience the nostalgia and elegance of decades past as we gather to showcase an impressive array of vintage automobiles at the Classic Car Show in conjunction with Touch-A-Truck this year....

Free
Event Series Gold Coast Art Fair

Gold Coast Art Fair

Grant Park Jackson & Columbus , Chicago

Join us in celebrating 66 years of a Chicago tradition, the Gold Coast Art Fair in Chicago’s Grant Park. Start your friends or family day fueling up with breakfast near...

$10 – $15
Event Series Daisy Days

Daisy Days

Downtown Clarendon Hills Prospect Street, Clarendon Hills

Daisy Days fun includes: Carnival rides and games, reptile shows, children's music show, beer and wine tent, local talent showcase, delicious food from area businesses sand a headliner band each...

Free

Community Carnival

Eola Road Branch 555 S Eola Road, Aurora

The Excitement is Building! We invite you and your families to join us for a FREE Community Carnival as we kick off our upcoming renovations to the Eola Road Branch!...

Free

Dog Days of Summer

Thorndale Park 22W130 Thorndale Avenue, Medinah

Tails will be wagging on Saturday, June 15 as the Medinah Park District and Chicagoland Dog Rescue will welcome the season with the “Dog Day of Summer,” Dog Festival. Thorndale...

Free

Kids Fest

Heritage Park Performance Pavilion 201 Community Boulevard, Wheeling

Join us at Heritage Park Performance Pavilion for kids inflatables, crafts, airbrush tattoos, and live entertainment by Grammy-Nominated children’s music duo Wendy & DB! Food trucks are scheduled to attend....

Free

Juneteenth in Bronzeville

Absolutely Anything Essential 3521 S King Drive, Chicago

Unity Rising: “Celebrating Freedom, Heritage, and Community Empowerment" Bronzeville, the historic heart of African American culture in Chicago, is excited to extend a warm invitation to members of the media...

Free
Event Series Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago

Various Locations IL

Established in 1980, this uniquely-Chicago summertime tradition returns with an impressive array of eateries showcasing the city’s culinary excellence and diversity. Rogers Park - June 15 Marquette Park - July...

Free

Geek Fest

Carol Stream Town Center 960 N Gary Ave, Carol Stream

Let your geek flag fly! The Geek Fest is a unique family-friendly event centered on all things geeky, nerdy, and eccentric! Free entertainment includes inflatable bounce houses, arcade-style games, board...

Multicultural Art Fair

Sheldon Peck Homestead 355 E Parkside Avenue, Lombard

Second annual Multicultural Art Fair presented by nonprofit organization Building Love Amongst Cultures. We are celebrating diversity and culture through art in the community.

Free

NNU Celebrates Juneteenth

Rotary Hill along the Riverwalk, Naperville

Come together with Naperville Neighbors United as we commemorate Juneteenth alongside the community. Invite your friends and family to partake in the music and uplifting speeches. Remember to bring your...

Juneteenth Family Festival

110th Street and Longwood Drive 110th & Longwood, Chicago

The Beverly/Morgan Park Juneteenth Family Festival aims to honor our ancestors, celebrate African and African-American cultural heritage, unite our diverse community, and connect Chicago residents with resources and services.  ...

Juneteenth Celebration

Roger C.Claar Performing Arts Center 375 Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook

Join us for a Day of Fun and Celebration! Enjoy live music, line dancing, stepping performances, and more! Fun games, face painting, and crafts for the little ones. Taste delicious...

Event Series Oswego’s PrairieFest

Oswego’s PrairieFest

Prairie Point Community Park 4120 Plainfield Road, Oswego

Oswego’s four-day community celebration is brought to you by the Oswegoland Park District, generous business sponsors, civic organizations, and hundreds of volunteers. We warmly invite you to be a part...

Event Series Woodridge Jubilee

Woodridge Jubilee

Woodridge Jubilee corner of Woodridge and Center Drive, Woodridge

Summer doesn’t begin until you attend the Woodridge Jubilee! The annual summer festival, which is organized by the Woodridge Park District and the Village of Woodridge, will take place Thursday,...

Free
Event Series Taste of Des Plaines

Taste of Des Plaines

Downtown Des Plaines Lee Street and Miner Street, Des Plaines

Taste of Des Plaines is a summer street festival that appeals to all ages with two stages for live entertainment, family activities, beer tents, local food vendors and more! Come...

Juneteenth Celebration

Bronzeville Children's Museum 9301 S. Stony Island Avenue, Chicago

Join us for interactive and fun activities at the Bronzeville Children's Museum Annual Juneteenth Celebration.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Juneteenth Celebrations.

$5

The Steppers are Back

Fox Valley Mall 195 Fox Valley Center, Aurora

Don't miss Stepping at Fox Valley in the Court area, near Entrance #2

Free

Juneteenth Cultural Festival: What About the Children?

Festival Park 132 S Grove Avenue, Elgin

Get ready to groove, laugh, and celebrate at this year's Juneteenth Cultural Festival! This year, it's all about the kids! They're the heartbeat of our community, and we're gearing up...

Free
Event Series Chi-Soul Fest

Chi-Soul Fest

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

Navy Pier’s annual Chi-Soul Fest returns with a vibrant line-up of free live music Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16. The two-day music festival celebrates Chicago soul music and...

Free

Pop Up Pride Fest

Woodfield Mall 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg

Join us for Woodfield Mall's Pop Up Pride Fest! We've teamed up with the Kenneth Young Center to bring you this event! LGBTQ+ at Kenneth Young Center will have a...

Free
Event Series Bluesmobile Cruise Nights

Bluesmobile Cruise Nights

Downtown Mount Prospect Northwest Highway and Main Street, Mount Prospect

Come view the coolest classic cars around. The Mount Prospect Lions Club is sponsoring Bluesmobile Cruse Nights every Saturday. Each week, there will be a new theme. Admission is free....

Free
Event Series Wave Wall Moves

Wave Wall Moves

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

Gather your family and be part of the excitement every Saturday afternoon with two captivating free performances at the Wave Wall Stage, as part of Navy Pier’s thrilling outdoor live...

Free

Summer Celebration

Westfield Old Orchard 4999 Old Orchard Center, Skokie

Get ready to kick off summer with Westfield Old Orchard at the Summer Celebration Event! Join Old Orchard for an evening filled with live music, delicious food for sale from...

Free

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