Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five July 8, 2022

Here are our top five things to do with you and your family this weekend! Make some memories!

For more great family events, see Oaklee’s  calendar of events!

Lake Michigan Beaches for Families

This summer
Lake Michigan has miles of beautiful shoreline with family-friendly beaches. Here are some of our favorites starting north in Wisconsin and going south to Indiana and Michigan, all within an easy drive of Chicago and the suburbs.



Taste of Westmont – Downtown Westmont

July 8-10
Taste of Westmont features a variety of cuisines from our local, award-winning restaurants and food vendors! Our carnival offers fun for kids of all ages! Also, be sure to check out all of the activities and entertainment at our South Stage!


Seussical Kids – Raue Center for the Arts

July 8-9
Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos.



My Fair Lady – Cadillac Palace Theatre

July 8-10
From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” ( Entertainment Weekly ), Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY.



Prince: The Immersive Experience – The Magnificent Mile

July 8 to October 9
Come and have fun at the Independence Day Parade where 10,000+ spectators take advantage of a fun day with family and friends! The route is Woodstock St. down Dole Ave to end at the festival grounds at Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole.