Leave the kiddies with Aunt Sally and come to the Spring Valley Nature Center Solstice Hop and Vine Fest June 20, and stay at the nearby and affordable Elk Grove Chicago Hotel!
Celebrate the longest day of the year by attending the Solstice Hop and Vine Fest, and sipping Illinois’ finest craft beers and wines including Lynfred Winery, Aquaviva Winery, Church Street Brewing Company, Cooper’s Hawk Winery, The Lucky Monk, Noon Whistle Winery and many more! Commemorative wine and beer glasses will be available.
Enjoy food from Chandler’s Chop House, The Melting Pot, Riccardo’s Ristoante, The Sweet Escape, Moretti’s Ristorante and Pizzeria, and Whole Foods Market.
Sit on a blanket and listen to the sounds of the Ken Slauf Band and The Unusual Suspects. Or take a walk through the beautiful Spring Valley Nature Center, with its unique passive solar heating and cooling, nature-themed displays and library! The three hundred acres of hiking trails take you through forests and wetlands via boardwalks and paths. Watch out for fireflies!
The Spring Valley Nature Center is located at 1111 East Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. For tickets and more information, call (847) 985-2115 or go to: www.schaumburgparkfoundation.org/solstice. The Solstice Hop and Vine Fest sells out early most years. Festival attendees must be 21 or over and present a valid ID.
The Elk Grove Chicago Hotel, located just minutes away from the Spring Valley Nature Center, 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!