Loads of Summer Fun Happening in the Chicago Suburbs

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Check out the amazing family-friendly events happening in the Chicago suburbs this weekend.


There’s so much happening in the Chicago suburbs right now (and, really, always). If you’re considering making the leap, be sure to check out some of these events and activities happening all weekend long. Not only are they fun, but they’re also great ways to mix, mingle and meet your could-be neighbors.

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Little nature enthusiasts will love learning about bats during this special program at 7:30pm on Friday.



Visit Knock Park on Sunday to learn more about India’s culture through a parade, live music, cultural performances and food. The festivities are from 11am-9:30pm.



Camp on the beach during Wilmette’s family campout on Saturday at Gillson Park. The fun starts at 7:30pm and includes a campfire and entertainment.



Visit the Chicago Botanic Garden for a kite festival on Saturday from 10am-3pm or head to the Kleinman Family Cove for a guided wade, crafts and lessons on local wildlife.


Highland Park

Families can enjoy a campfire at Millard Park on Friday from 7pm-8:30pm. Admission is $10 and includes s’mores.



More than 100 artists will gather on the Village Green for the Lincolnshire Art Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm. 



Enjoy a free concert from the 80s-inspired Jolly Ringwalds on Sunday from 5pm-6:30pm at Mitchell Park.



Learn about honeybees, beehives and pollination gardens at the River Trail Nature Center at 1:30pm on Sunday.


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