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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Strawberry Festival - June 26th through 28th

If you love strawberries – you’ll LOVE Long Grove’s annual tribute to this tasty treat! Strawberry Fest is the granddaddy of Long Grove’s signature festivals, drawing thousands of music-loving, food-loving, and fun-loving visitors to the historic business district for the three-day event. It is considered one of the premier outdoor festivals in the Chicagoland area!
Free Festival Shuttle to two remote parking sites on Saturday and Sunday. Geimer Greenhouses, (2 miles south) 2727 Route 53 just north of Lake Cook Rd., or Apachi Day Camp, (2 miles north) just north of Route 22 on Old McHenry Rd. Continuous shuttle service from 11 am to 6 pm.

The pleasures of summer are celebrated with “berry” wonderful strawberry-inspired treats. Strawberry lovers of all ages flock to Long Grove’s renown fest to enjoy chocolate covered strawberries, fruit smoothies, and other strawberry drinks, ice creams, strawberry donuts, baked goods and, of course, the farm-fresh berries themselves. There is free live entertainment all three days at venues all over town and most of Long Grove’s many shops, galleries, cafes, and restaurants offer variations of strawberry-themed foods, drinks, and merchandise.
Fun for All Ages Strawberry Fest features plenty of activities and fun for children, including a variety of kiddie rides, face painting and outdoor activities and tents full of family and education-oriented products.

Shop ‘Till You Drop Visitors to Long Grove will also love the dozens of trendy shops, boutiques, galleries, and restaurants in a beautiful old-world setting of historic buildings, cobblestone walks, colorful gardens, and the landmark covered bridge.

Long Grove is located in Chicago’s northern suburbs, near Routes 53 and 83, north of Lake-Cook Rd. For more information, directions, and our line-up of musical talent, phone the Visitor’s Information Center at (847) 634-0888