There’s Lots Going on in the Chicago Suburbs!

Sep 12, 2019

The weekend is right around the corner—start planning your fun in the Chicago suburbs now.

One of the best ways to find the right town to call “home?” By getting behind the scenes and exploring like an insider—and these events and activities are the way to go!

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Hinsdale is hosting a garage sale for local retailers on Saturday from 9am-4pm.


The Winnetka Farmer’s Market is Saturday from 7:30am-12:30pm.


Goebberts Fall Festival is the perfect way to celebrate the new season. It starts on Saturday at 9am and includes farm animals, pig races, pumpkins and tons of family fun.

Lake Forest

Lake Forest’s annual block party is 5:30pm-10pm at the Gorton Community Center. It’s free and includes live music, a costume contest, balloon art and more.


The Fall Kids Fest is 10am-2pm on Saturday and includes free bowling, free shoe rentals and deals on the arcade and food.


Chicago Botanic Garden’s is hosting family Sundays at the Malott Japanese Garden from 11am-4pm. Museum admission is required and includes kite-making, origami, Samurai masks, kimono dolls and other activities.

Highland Park

The Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest is 3pm-7pm on Saturday. Don’t miss this fun seasonal event.

Glen Ellyn

Come out for the Glow in the Park Lantern Walk on Sunday at 5pm. There will be live music, a lantern parade, face painting and kids attractions.


Glenview is hosting a bonfire and barn dance on Saturday from 4pm-8pm. Admission is $5/person.

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