The Weekend Spotlight features Swedish Days in Geneva, a showing of “Sing” at Cantingy, a birthday party for the DuPage Children’s Museum and more!
Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course event series for kids ages 5-16. The Illinois stop is in Crystal Lake on Saturday, June 24, and I have a code for you to save 20 percent off your child’s registration fee!
Swedish Days, held in downtown Geneva, is a popular festival always held at the start of summer. It features a carnival, parades, special activities for kids and a bit of Swedish culture, too.
Wednesdays at the Plaza is a free evening music concert series at Millennium Plaza in downtown Aurora. In 2017, it will run through Aug. 16.
Maryknoll Park in Glen Ellyn features a splash park, two playgrounds, miniature golf course, bocce ball courts, picnic pavilion, a 9-hole disc golf course and more!
The Weekend Spotlight features PrairieFest in Oswego, a one-day Swedish celebration in Geneva, an art festival at Cantigny, special activities for Father’s Day and more!
Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles features a beautiful riverfront setting, a great walking path, an arboretum and a playground with some of the tallest slides around.
Metra is expanding its “Family Fares” program this summer, and as a result, up to three children ages 11 and under will be able to ride for free with an adult through Labor Day.
The Weekend Spotlight features outdoor music concerts, outdoor movies, a visit with wolves, a fishing derby and an invitation to “Get Outdoors.”
If you’re looking to cool off your kids, but don’t want the commitment or expense of a public pool, here’s a guide to splash parks, spraygrounds and splash pads in Chicago’s suburbs. Many of them are free!