What's Happening Friday at PrairieFest?
Jun 19, 2015 08:05AM
● By Steven Jack
Courtesy of the Oswegoland Park District
Something fun for kids is planned for just about every minute of the day, including unlimited carnival rides from 12 to 4 p.m. with the purchase of a $20 wristband.
The weather forecast is calling for sunny skies all day with a high of 77. Couldn't be a more perfect for a day at the fest!
Check out some of these highlights:
FOR THE KIDDOSAs We Grow Preschool Wheels Go 'Round Let the little ones get up close with big-size vehicles from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
PrairieFest Planters, Castle Bank Event Tent Little ones can explore the world of Eric Carle and The Tiny Seed, creating their own planters & planting seeds from 10 a.m. to noon
Dave Rudolf- Main Stage Make your way to the Main Stage for for some music the kids will love from noon to 1 p.m.
FOR THE GROWNUPSSip & Savor Gastropub Event - Castle Bank Event Tent Taste unique bites and sample craft beers at this gastropub event.
Vertical Horizon Top-selling national recording artists of Everything You Want hit the Main Stage at 9 p.m.
• 6:00AM – 8:00pm PrairieFest Dog Park Prairie Point Park
Sponsored by Oswegoland Park & Recreation Foundation
• 9:00AM – 4:00pm PrairieFest Quilt Show, Little White School Museum
Quilts of past and present, demonstrations, and PrairieFest quilt raffle tickets for sale.
• 9:30-11:30am Wheels go ‘Round
Little size kids can meeet BIG-size vehicles! Oswegoland Park District’s As We Grow Preschool
• 10am-Noon PrairieFest Planters, Castle Bank Event Tent
Little ones can explore the world of Eric Carle and The Tiny Seed, creating their own planters & planting seeds. Oswegoland Park District’s As We Grow Preschool
• 9:30-11:00am Senior Breakfast bingo
Free light breakfast & chance to win $10-$50 prizes each game! The Tillers, 4390 Route 71
• 10am – 5pm Miller's Petting Zoo
• 10am Team Oswego Gymnastics, Main Stage
Watch the Park District’s award-winning gymnasts perform
• 10am – 9pm PraifieFest Expo Village
Visit hundreds of crafters and businesses
• 11am – noon The Great Boodini, Children’s Tent
Voted best magician of 2014!
• Noon – 1pm Dave Rudolf- Main Stage
Children can sing and dance along to his silly songs!
• 11am- 4pm Free pony rides
• Noon – 10pm Windy City Amusement Carnival
$20 wristband special - unlimited rides from 12-4pm
• 12:30 – 3:30pm Paint-a-palooza - Children’s Tent
Have a colorful time with free art! Oswegoland Park District’s Kid’s Connection
• 12:30 – 3:30pm GYMNASTIC OBSTACLE COURSE, Castle Bank Event Tent
Roll, jump, crawl and flip through the course. Oswegoland Park District gymnastics
• 4 – 4:45pm rock ensemble - Main Stage
Featuring performers from the Fox River Academy of Music and Art
• 4:00 – 5:00pm The Great Boodini- Children’s Tent
Voted best magician of 2014!
• 5:00 – 6:00pm Homerun Derby - Prairie Point Park
Swing for the fences! $20 gets you 10 swings.
• 5:00 – 5:45pm Flag retirement ceremony
Oswego Knights of Columbus, 197 E. Washington
• 6:00 – 9:00pm. Sip & Savor Gastropub Event - Castle Bank Event Tent
Calling all foodies! Purchase your lanyard for $40!
• 6:30 – 8:30pm Red Woody - Main Stage
A Chicagoland favorite!
• 9:00pm – 1:30am DJ – Last instigator
Oswego American Legion, 19 W. Washington
• 9:00pm Vertical Horizon - Main Stage
This national band is bringing their Billboard hits of the 2000s including “Everything You Want,” “You’re God,” and “Best I Ever Had” to our hometown festival! Sponsored by Groot