Premier SUMMER Guide

to the west + far west suburbs of Chicago

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hours of operation and updated restrictions may apply without notice.  Families on the Fox, along with local businesses and organizations, will do our best to keep you updated with the most accurate information throughout the season.  Please call ahead to avoid any inconvenience.

POOLS + WATERPARKS

Pools, waterparks, and aquatic centers in and around the Tri-Cities!

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SPLASH PADS + SPRAYGROUNDS

Some are free, others are included with entry to the adjoining pool!

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FUN ON THE FOX

Bikes. Kayaks. Canoes. Pedal Boats. Stand Up Paddle Boards. Fishing.  And MORE!

FAVORITE PARKS + PLAYGROUNDS

Recommendations STRAIGHT from the #FOTFTribe!

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SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

Happy Campers, we've got a special camp JUST for you!

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MARKETS + FARMSTANDS

Indoor and Outdoor Markets happening!

FESTIVALS + SPECIAL EVENTS

Parades. Festivals. Car Shows. AND MORE!

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SUMMER CONCERTS

FREE + MUSIC = GREAT TIME!

Fireworks
FIREWORKS

WHEN + WHERE to catch a firework show in the western suburbs

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NATURAL AREAS

Nature is beautiful... and costs ZERO DOLLARS.

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MUSEUMS + NATURE CENTERS

Most of these are FREE (or inexpensive)!

DISC GOLF COURSES

Frolfing. Disc Golf. Tom-AY-to... Tom-AH-to.

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MINI GOLF 

Hole in One + a whole lot of FUN!

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FUN RUNS + WALKS

Run for charity AND run for yourself!

Popcorn
SUMMER MOVIE SERIES

Free (or cheap) movie series at area theaters

Inflatable Toys
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