Oaklee’s Fun Five August 30, 2019

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories!

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August 31 – September 2 in Schaumburg

An outdoor festival featuring an arts & crafts show, carnival, entertainment on 3 stages, craft beer & wine tent, Taste of Schaumburg, Not-for-Profit Day, bingo, pony rides on Saturday, fireworks on Sunday evening.



Irish Days – Historic Downtown Long Grove
August 31 – September 2 in Long Grove

Cobble-stone streets get painted a fresh shade of green with bagpipers, folk bands, and Irish dancers performing non-stop throughout this outdoor event which takes place in the center of town. Free.




Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo
August 30 – September 29 in Brookfield

Brick Safari features more than 40 life-size animal sculptures created from millions of individual colored LEGO® bricks. The menagerie of animals will be located along a winding wooded pathway on the east side of the park.




Taste of Polonia Festival 2019
August 30 – September 2 in Chicago

The Copernicus Center and grounds are filled with non-stop LIVE MUSIC, food, and activities for all ages over Labor Day Weekend! The Taste of Polonia has been a festival in Jefferson Park since 1980.




Family Skate Sunday – Triphahn Ice Arena
September 1 in Hoffman Estates

Family Skate Sunday is a weekly event for families to have fun and exercise together! The park district offers lower rates on Sundays from 1-2 p.m.. $3 admission for kids under 12 and $5 for adults.




Sponsored by: “Metra”
With fun destinations, unlimited trips Saturday and Sunday for just $10, and free rides for up to three kids 11 and under with each adult through Labor Day, Metra is made for summer!