River Front Fest
Live Music Lineup
Friday, July 20th
Boy Band Review, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Hair Band Night, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 21st
Hinge, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Hello Weekend, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Infinity, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 22nd
Mistaken Identity, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mario Novelli & The Pondhawks, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Rides, music, concessions and games will be provided on all three days by Great American Shows. Wristbands for all 18 rides will be available for purchase each day for $25.
Jesse White Tumblers
Sponsored by the River Grove Library, the Jesse White Tumblers will perform on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Hala Kahiki Tiki Tent
Sponsored by Hala Kahiki, the Tiki Tent will be home to a Tropical Drink Oasis.
Food & Drink
In addition to ice cold pop, water and a beer garden, the following local businesses will be offering a wide variety of delicious food for sale. The menu will include fried dough, pizza, italian beef, hot dogs, hamburgers, spaghetti & meatballs, pork and fish tacos, grilled chicken pitas, italian sausage, pierogis and much more.
- River Cafe
- A-Theme Events
- Ada's European Market & Deli
- Da Luciano
- Mia Passione
Sunday is Family Day
On Sunday starting at 2:00 p.m., the Beautification Committee will be offering trolley rides to local gardens for residents to view. If you would like your garden included in the Garden Walk, please call Jeanne at (708) 453-8000.
The 13th Annual Des Plaines River Duck Race will take place on Sunday, July 22nd, at 5 p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase all weekend for $5 each or as a "Quack Pack" which offers 6 tickets for $25. Prizes will be awarded for First Place ($500), Second Place ($250) and Third Place ($100).
Plenty of free parking will be available directly south of the festival at Nationals Field. The parking entrance can be found one block west of the intersection of Oak Street and River Grove Avenue.
Additionally, handicapped and special needs parking can be found right across the street at the American Legion Recreation Center located at 8664 W. Grand Avenue.
Local residents are encouraged to walk or bike and bike racks will be available.
Ben Tedesco, Inc., Property Loss Adjusting
Black Dog Enterprises
J.J. Peppers, River Grove
LiUNA! Local One
We wish to thank our generous sponsors for helping to make River Front Fest a success. Please show our sponsors the same support that they have shown us. Let them know you appreciate all they have done to help our community.
For more information about how to become a sponsor for the 2018 River Front Fest, please click here.
For more information or to volunteer, please call Laura at River Grove Village Hall at (708) 453-8000, ext. 303.