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Veggie Fest Chicago 2019

The Veggie Fest 2019 location has been announced! New location: Danada South Park Navistar Cir, Lisle, IL 60532 Date: August 10-11, 2019 Time: 11am – 8pm More info here: www.veggiefestchicago.com/festival Veggie Fest Chicago is a family fun festival celebrating the joy, science, food, and compassion behind the vegetarian lifestyle. Not just for vegetarians, Veggie Fest is for everyone! Whether you’re a long-time…


Veggie Fest Chicago 2019

The Veggie Fest 2019 location has been announced! New location: Danada South Park Navistar Cir, Lisle, IL 60532 Date: August 10-11, 2019 Time: 11am – 8pm More info here: www.veggiefestchicago.com/festival Veggie Fest Chicago is a family fun festival celebrating the joy, science, food, and compassion behind the vegetarian lifestyle. Not just for vegetarians, Veggie Fest is for everyone! Whether you’re a long-time…


The Best Water Parks and Beaches in Chicagoland!

For those extra toasty summer days, we have an awesome list of the best outdoor water parks and beaches in Chicagoland! You don’t have to go far to feel like you are on vacation at one of these fun, family-friendly spots. Be sure to check the website before going for all the details on hours, pricing and more. Outdoor Water…


Our 2019 Summer Bucket Lists are HERE! Soak in the Sun All Summer Long

The whole Kidlist team gets really excited about our annual summer bucket list. We start talking about it when there’s still snow on the ground (and that’s not even counting April snowstorms this year). The summer bucket list represents everything we’re about: giving local families ideas and tips for making amazing memories with their kids. This year, we decided to…


2019 4th of July Fireworks and Parades in the Western Suburbs

Nothing feels more like summer than 4th of July fireworks and parades. Each town celebrates in their own family-friendly way, whether walking the streets in a patriotic parade or enjoying a colorful fireworks show at dusk. Grab a blanket, some lawn chairs, and your best patriotic gear to check out one of these awesome Independence Day celebrations with your family!…


Memorial Day Parade and Picnic

The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Lisle Junior High School and proceed down Main Street to School ending at the Lisle Veterans Memorial. There will be a short ceremony at the Memorial and then again at the Lisle Cemetery. A FREE community picnic will immediately follow on the grounds of The Museums at Lisle Station Park.



2019 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs

The only thing better than summer fun is FREE summer fun! Having a blast doesn’t have to break the bank. With classic car shows, outdoor movies, splash pads, nature centers, and more, there’s something for every family. Check out these great free summer activities all around the western suburbs. 2019 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs Here are a…


Splash Pads and Spray Parks in the Western Suburbs

The reason this Kidlist Mom loves splash pads is that my little kids are able to be more independent than at a pool. (It’s also a bonus that I don’t have to put on my bathing suit or bring life jackets!) Most splash pads and spray parks are opening Memorial Day weekend, with exceptions noted in the comments under each….


Sensory Garden Playground Play Days

We love the Sensory Garden Playground in Lisle! It even made it into the 10 Best Playgrounds that you all voted on this spring. It’s a horse stable-themed 2-to-5-year-old playground, sound and fragrance gardens, and central gathering area tucked in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Danada South Area located just northeast of Naperville and Navistar roads. Play Days at the Sensory…


Remember Fallen Soldiers at 2019 Memorial Day Parades and Events

While we all enjoy a long weekend filled with barbecues and family outings, Memorial Day is a time to honor fallen soldiers. The Chicagoland area has a ton of Memorial Day parades, events, and ceremonies to help commemorate our wartime heroes! Check the events below to find things to do. If the weather is not cooperating, many of the events…


Your Guide to 2019 Summer Music Concerts in the Western Suburbs

As you work on your summer bucket list, don’t forget an outdoor concert as a part of a summer music series in the western suburbs. (After all, we endure winters in Chicago in order to be able to enjoy summertime fun outside!) Whether you’re taking in a children’s performance or a sunset serenade, get your family and friends together to…