For good old fashioned fun, bring the family to the Frontier Days Festival in Arlington Heights June-30-July 4, and stay at the nearby and affordable Elk Grove Chicago Hotel!
The Frontier Days Festival features rides, music, games, contests and much more. There are even dog events! Enjoy carnival rides, baseball skill games, dog Frisbee catch and fetch, The Semple Band with Keith Semple (top twenty finisher on “The Voice”), Sealed With a Kiss, and that’s just Thursday!
July 1: Teen Battle of the Bands, Baggo Tournament, hockey skills games, pony rides and petting zoo, Signs of Life, Plain White T’s and Catfight. July 2: three on three soccer tournament, arts and crafts market place, teen volleyball tournament, aqua challenge at the pool, BMX bike demonstration, face painting, science magic, rib eating contest (count me in!), Bucket #6, The Wallflowers, and ARRA. July 3: stampede run, pet parade, decorated hat contest, adult volleyball, cake decoration contest, Buttons the Clown Magic Show, water fights, reptile show, Dr. Flint and the Voodoo Rummies, Here Come the Mummies, and Exit 147. Are you tired yet?
July 4: 4th of July Parade, Bingo, Jesse White Tumblers, Ben’s Bubble Show, pie eating contest, David’s Dinosaur Show, exotic animal encounter, Second Time Around, and American English (Beatles tribute band).
The Frontier Days Festival is located at Recreation Park, 500 East Miner Street in Arlington Heights. For more information and a full schedule of events and times, go online to www.frontierdays.org.
The Elk Grove Chicago Hotel, located just minutes away from Frontier Days Festival, offers affordable, comfortable rooms with amenities such as an indoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Our local shuttle can take you to Woodfield Mall, Allstate Arena and O’Hare Field. Ask about our Park, Stay and Fly special rates!