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Summer Fun Fest Descends on North Central Illinois

About 3 year(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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