Festival season is upon us in the Chicago suburbs. Find a celebration near you — or plan a weekend road trip — using our 2017 guide to summer fun.
June 15-18: Old Canal Days Downtown Lockport; 2 p.m.-midnight June 15; 4 p.m.-midnight June 16; 10 a.m.-midnight June 17; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 18; admission is free; call 815-407-1819, x201 for more information. The parade steps off at 6 p.m. June 16 along State Street. Live music and a carnival are also featured. The fest opens June 14 for people with disabilities and their immediate family members ride the carnival free from 2 to 5 p.m. Register in advance.
June 15-18: Libertyville Days Festival Downtown Libertyville; 5-11 p.m. June 15, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. June 16 and 17; 1-6 p.m. June 18. Features live music, a beer garden, crafts, a carnival, food, a parade and more.
June 16-17: Blues on the Fox RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora; Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 3 p.m. Admission $10 per day presale until May 31; $20 per day starting June 1. For more information call 630-896-6666.
June 16-17: Barrington Country Garden & Antique Faire Barrington High School, 616 W. Main St.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Shop to raise money for the Hands of Hope Foundation at the 17th annual event. $45-$55; $80 tickets get you in at 8:30 a.m. Friday.
June 16-17: Scottish Festival & Highland Games Hamilton Lakes, 1 Pierce Road, Itasca; 1-10 p.m. June 16 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17. Cost varies; for more information call 708-447-5092. A children’s area offers games and a chance to make Celtic crafts, and visitors…
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