RomeoFest | August 4 – 7. 4 Days Filled with Fun! Live Music, Carnival, Food & Drinks, Fireworks, Shuttle Buses, Car Show, Talent Show, Artisan Market, 1 Mile Race, Tournaments. 900-1050 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville |

Warrenville Summer Daze | August 5 – 6. Featuring live music, food, car show, bike show, kid’s entertainment. FREE admission and parking. Warrenville City Hall Complex, 630.393.7279 | 28W701 Stafford Place, Warrenville.

17th Annual Celebration “The World of Faeries Festival” | Aug. 6 (10AM-7PM) & Aug. 7 (10AM-6PM). Fairy fantasy festival and we encourage you to come in costume. Showcases music and a vendor village along with family entertainment. Vasa Park, 35W217 Rt. 31, South Elgin.  815-236-7539 / 815-245-5982. Discount Shopping Cart Online at:

  • McHenry County Fair – 8/2-7. Carnival, variety of grandstand entertainment, music, farm exhibits. Woodstock.
  • Kendall County Fair – 8/4-7. Carnival rides, truck and tractor pull, live music, demolition derby and petting zoo. Yorkville.
  • Taste of Elmwood Park – 8/4-7. Local restaurant food, live entertainment. Central Park, Elmwood Park.
  • Tribute Island Cover Band Festival – 8/5-7. Music festival featuring 50 top tribute bands. View full stage lineup on website. Kenosha, WI.
  • Taste of Roselle – 8/5-7. Food, entertainment, bingo, carnival rides and craft show. Main St., Roselle.
  • Taste of Orland Park – 8/5-7. Food from local eateries, live entertainment and kids’ activities. Orland Park.
  • La Grange Endless Summer Fest – 8/5-7. Carnival rides, live music, and fireworks. Gordon Park, La Grange.
  • Destination Asia Festival – 8/6-7. Asian culture expressed through music, dance, food and more. Shopping and food trucks. Lisle.
  • Art and Soul on the Fox – 8/6-7. Outdoor fine art and craft exhibition, live entertainers, food vendors and kids’ activities. 10AM-4PM. Hemmens Plaza, Elgin.


Willow Springs Willow Fest | Aug. 11 – 14. Carnival rides, live music, craft vendors & more. One Village Circle, Willow Springs |

Barrington Family Expo | August 20th from noon to 4:00 pm. The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its free Family Expo at Citizens Park, 511 N. Lake Zurich Rd. in Barrington. The public is invited to enjoy a variety of fun activities, youth entertainment, miniature therapy horses and dogs, outdoor music, giveaways, food, refreshments, and nearly 50 booths showcasing business and community resources. For details call (847) 381-2525 or visit

ALLEY ART FESTIVAL | August 27. 12-5PM. Enjoy local art from over 60 artists! Family-friendly activities, live music, art, music, and spectacle for all ages. Outdoors on Water Street Mall and Downer Place. Downtown Aurora |

Naperville Jaycees Last Fling | Sept. 2-5 . Family Fun, 12 Music Acts, Carnival, Parade, Food and Business Vendors, Special Needs Day, Veterans Lunch.

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