Strawberry Festival 2017

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True to form, Historic Downtown Long Grove is bringing back its annual homage to Strawberries at this eponymously-named festival.  After a brief hiatus last year, Strawberry Fest is returning by popular demand.  It seems people have a strong desire for summer’s favorite fruit, Strawberries – nature’s original sugary goodness beloved by child and adult alike.  At Strawberry Fest 2017, producers are promising “top-notch” musical talent along with three days committed to all things strawberry, from chefs shelling out prime rib sandwiches lathered in strawberry salsa to hungry bellies competing in strawberry pie-eating contests.  Although Strawberry Fest begins and ends with the almighty strawberry, in no way is it an exclusive strawberry party.  For those who want to mix it up, all Midwest summer fruits will be represented, offering diverse creations for every taste bud.  In addition to three stages of live entertainment programmed by Ravenswood Special Events, Strawberry Fest 2017 will see the return of the renowned Kid Zone, with timeless fun like water balloon toss, flower crown arts, ballroom dancing, and junior knight training.

Dates:
June 23, 24, 25th

Location:
Downtown Long Grove, 308 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL 60047

 MAIN STAGE

FRIDAY BANDS June 23rd
7th Heaven 9pm – 11pm
Sealed with a Kiss 6:30 -8:30pm
Brass Buckle Band 4:30pm – 6:00pm
David Paige Band 2:30 – 4:00pm
SATURDAY BANDS June 24th
Hi Infidelity 9-11pm
Fletcher Rockwell 7 – 8:30pm
One Moment from Glory 5 – 6:30pm
Ethen Bell Band 3:15 – 4:30pm
Kevin Presbrey Trio 1:30pm – 2:45pm
12pm -1pm
SUNDAY BANDS June 25th
The Gingers 4pm – 6pm
Doors of Chicago 2pm – 3:30pm
Ten Foot Tall 12pm – 1:30pm

Mill Pond Stage

FRIDAY bands June 23rd
Brian Hoyt 4pm – 6pm
The Regular 2pm – 3:30p
SATURDAY bands June 24th
Amy Yore 4pm – 6pm
Mike Silvestri 2pm – 3:30p
Adam Greenberg 12p – 1:30p
SUNDAY bands June 25th
Tim Flynn 4pm – 6pm
Chris Smith 2pm – 3:30p
Dana Gillis 12p – 1:30p

Fountain Square

FRIDAY bands June 23rd
Acoustic Explosion 4pm – 6pm
Nino Arobelidze 2pm – 3:30p
SATURDAY bands June 24th
The Romantiques 4pm – 6pm
Lacy & Whalen 2pm – 3:30p
Brad Hides 12pm -1:30p
SUNDAY bands June 25th
Dennis Caravello 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Hours of Operation:
Friday, 11 am – 11 pm;
Saturday, 10am – 11pm
Sunday,  10 am – 6 pm.

Admission:
$5 per person per day, kids 12 and under free.

Parking is FREE at all public lots:
Stempel Municipal Lot – 360 Historical Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047
Archer Lot – 343 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047
Kildeer Countryside Elementary School – 3100 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047

Remote Parking:

Saturday & Sunday

Shuttle running about every 20 minutes 30 minutes after the festival ends

Lake Cook Road & Arlington Heights Road

1180 W Lake Cook Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

 

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