You can save quite a bit of money by taking advantage of “twilight” rates at pools in Chicago’s western suburbs. Here are all the details on hours, locations and fees!
If you’ve never been to the annual Eyes to the Skies Festival in Lisle, here’s some insider knowledge on how to make the most of your trip — including where to park for a great fireworks show and how the “balloon glow” works.
Here’s the Go West 2017 Independence Day Guide to Fireworks, Parades, Festivals and More, starting June 29 and running through July 4.
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!
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.
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!
The Aurora Regional Fire Museum and SciTech Hands On Museum, two family-friendly museums in downtown Aurora, are planning to stay open for an extra few hours on select dates this summer.