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Summer Fun in the Suburbs!

Check out these upcoming events coming to a suburb near you!

Pingree Grove - Independence Day Celebration

Tue, Jul 4, 4:00 – 10:30 PM Cambridge Lakes Charter School

900 Wester Blvd., Pingree Grove, IL

Parade Starts at 4pm at Alta Vista Drive and ends at 5pm at Cambridge Lakes Charter School. Celebration includes face painting, magician, bounce house, food trucks, and the BEST Fireworks show at dusk!


Lake in the Hills - Rockin' Rotary Ribfest

Thu, Jul 6 – Sun, Jul 9 Sunset Park

5200 Miller Rd., Lake in the Hills, IL

4 days of mouth watering barbecue, and entertainment on the beautiful grounds of Sunset Park. This family-oriented event will feature nationally renowned professional ribbers and great family entertainment. Not only will you experience some of the best grillers and BBQers in the country but other favorites like funnel cakes, homemade lemonade, roasted corn and much more. After you have had your fill of food, kick back and enjoy the rockin’ sounds of some of the best bands in the Chicagoland area. CLICK HERE for more info!


Elgin - Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Festival Park

132 South Grove Avenue

Elgin, IL 60120

This year's theme is "90s Throwback." Food trucks suited for various tastes will be parked on Grove Avenue adjacent to Festival Park. Free concert featuring various live music acts from across the United States will take place at Festival Park at 5:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy this all-day event. No outside alcohol or pets will be allowed at the concert and fireworks. The event concludes with a spectacular fireworks show beginning at around 9:20 p.m. and lasting approximately 20-30 minutes. CLICK HERE for more info!

Elgin - Greekfest

July 7th - 9th, 2023

St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church

525 Church Rd., Elgin IL

St. Sophia’s Greekfest, running from Friday, July 7 through Sunday, July 9, is the largest festival (and the best party in town) in the Fox Valley area for over 3 decades! Authentic Greek food and pastries, an indoor Marketplace (featuring unique crafts and vendors), Music and Greek Dancing by the Agape Dancers.

CLICK HERE for more info!


Algonquin - Founders' Days

July 20th - 23rd, 2023

Spella Park

2610 Harnish Dr, Algonquin, IL

2023 marks the 61st anniversary of Algonquin Founders’ Days! Each day is filled with live music, daily events, amazing drink selections and great food.

CLICK HERE for more information, and to see the many special events and musical talent being offered each day!


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