Water Wonders, located along the Fox River in North Aurora, is a spot where children can splash, wade and climb while learning about water conservation and the native landscape of Illinois.
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!
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 Go West Guide to 30 Days of (June) Summer Fun in Chicago’s Far Western Suburbs features outdoor movies, outdoor concerts, outdoor storytimes and much more!
Elgin’s Wing Park Bandshell will feature free concerts this summer on six Tuesday nights in June and July. There will be popcorn and other treats available to purchase from Elgin non-profits, and you’ll want to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
The Lincoln Park Gazebo in downtown St. Charles is the site of the St. Charles Park District’s summer “Concerts in the Park” series held on most Thursdays from June 1 through Aug. 17.
The 15th annual Summer Concert Series at Geneva Commons is offered on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays from June 4 through June 28. Concerts are free.
The Passport to Adventure program, sponsored by the Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Alliance, is a fun way to check out lots of new museums, nature centers, historical sites and more this summer.