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Summer Fun Fest Descends on North Central Illinois

About 11 month(s) ago by MediaConnect
Summer Fun Fest Descends on North Central Illinois

It's time to have fun this summer with an old-style carnival! The Oglesby Summer Fun Fest is back in North Central Illinois for a weekend full of family-friendly activities that your whole gang will enjoy! The event begins on July 7th and continues through July 10th with the Grand Finale Fireworks Show.  Take a peek at a few of our favorite scheduled events that you won't want to miss:

  • Thursday, July 7th 
    • 3-6 pm - Pick fresh produce at the Farmer's Market.
    • 5-11 pm - Get your wristband for a full night of rides on the Midway.
    • 8:45 pm - 80's Glam & Hair Rock Bands perform at the Hairbanger's Ball.
  • Friday, July 8th
    • 8 am - Find treasures at the City Wide Garage Sale.
    • 6-9 pm - Hot Rod Cars invade the Cruise-In at the Rootbeer Stand.
    • 6-9 pm - Musical treats of the British kind featuring the BriTins, a tribute band to the Beatles followed by Satisfaction - a rock 'n roll tribute.
  • Saturday, July 9th
    • 9 am - 5 pm - Local arts and crafts vendors display their creations for sale.
    • 10 am - Join the march with your decorated bike or stroller at the Red, Bike & Blue Kids Parade.
    • 1 pm - Kids Party in the Park.
    • 5 - 9 pm - Music in the Park by tribute bands playing tunes from Bruce Springsteen, Elvis, and Jerry Lee Lewis. 
  • Sunday, July 10th
    • 12 pm - Hometown Heroes Parade.
    • 6 pm - The Chicago Six starring men of the Chicago Bears.
    • 9:30 pm - The Grand Finale Fireworks Show.

Each day is packing tons of fun for everyone. Take a blanket or lawn chairs and have a blast! When making plans to visit, choose to stay with us at our family-friendly Grand Bear Resort. From the indoor waterpark to comfortable, spacious cabins that have room for everyone in your clan, we make family vacations memorable. Call us today at 866-399-FUNN (3866) to secure your reservation

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