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Chicago Southland CVB Releases New Summer Festivals & Events Guide

Free Festival & Events Guide highlights happenings in Chicago’s Southland region

Free Festival & Events Guide highlights happenings in Chicago’s Southland region

Looking for something to do this summer or planning ahead to attend one of the region’s many fall festivals? Get all the information you’ll need to have some fun at any of 350 festivals and events taking place in Chicago’s south and southwest suburbs by requesting a free Chicago Southland Festivals & Events Guide today at 708-895-8200.

The May – October Chicago Southland Festivals & Events Guide contains 350 family-oriented activities and festivals, many with free admission, in the Southland’s 62 communities. There’s something for every member of the family. From one of the nation’s largest festivals of Irish culture (Gaelic Park Irish Fest, May 25-28), to community festivals all summer long featuring some of the top names in entertainment (Tinley Park Caribbean Beach Block Party, July 15), to art fairs and cultural events, to butterfly festivals (Lake Katherine Monarch Butterfly Festival, September 16).

Plenty of sporting events will keep everyone happy. There’s pro soccer with the Chicago Fire and at TOYOTA PARK in Bridgeview, pro baseball with the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, harness racing at Balmoral Park in Crete, and independent league baseball with the Frontier League Champion Windy City ThunderBolts at Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood. Don’t forget live musical concerts this summer at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, TOYOTA PARK in Bridgeview, and a great line-up of top R&B artists at the Country Club Hills Theater.

Call or e-mail the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau today for a free, foldout copy of the Chicago Southland Festivals & Events Guide at 708-895-8200 or request a copy by e-mail at: Copies can also be ordered online at the official regional destination website,

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