McHenry Fiesta Days schedule of events

Modern Day Romeos perform 8 p.m. July 13 at McHenry Fiesta Days.
Modern Day Romeos perform 8 p.m. July 13 at McHenry Fiesta Days.

The following events are taking place for McHenry Fiesta Days July 13-22 and July 28 in McHenry. For information, visit

Friday, July 20
• 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Inside sidewalk sales throughout town

• 3 to 8 p.m. – Children's Ice Cream Social at Veteran's Memorial Park, 3400 Pearl St., McHenry  
• Food                   
• Entertainment including face painting, moon walk, balloonist, games, finger printing, fire safety house and more.
• 3 p.m. – Josh Sukow FunBelievable
• 3:30 p.m. – McHenry Public Library District
• 4 p.m. 4 Strings Attached of the Martin Lopez Academy
• 5 p.m. – Kid Newton
• 6 p.m. – Amazing Animals by Samantha
• 7 p.m. – Jump Up! Family Music

Saturday, July 21
• 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – 30th annual Arts & Crafts in the Park, at Veteran's Memorial Park, 3400 Pearl St., McHenry
• Outside sidewalk sales all over town

Saturday, July 21
• 7 to 9 p.m. – Drum & Bugle Corp., McHenry High School West Campus, 4724 Crystal Lake Road; $10; one free admission for children grades K-12 for each adult ticket purchased; children 5 and younger are free. Audience participation show, units will be judged by the audience.
Featuring Lake Effect, Erie Pa; Lakeshoremen, Troy Mich.; Legends of Kalamazoo, Mich.; MPA, Chicago; Queen Nzinga Brigade, Chicago; Racine Scouts, Racine, Wis.; Royal Airs, Villa Park; Sine Wave Brass Elburn, IL; Windy City Legion, Chicago.

Saturday, July 21
• 4 to 10 p.m. – Family Faith Nite, Petersen Park, 4300 Petersen Park Road; $7 in advance $10 at gate, children 10 and younger free.
• Concessions ~ Games ~ Face Painting ~ Kid's Fest sponsored by Mercy Health Systems 
• 4:15 p.m. – Amazing Animals by Samantha
• 5:30 p.m. – The Blacksmith Project
• 7 p.m. – Bebo Norman 
Sunday, July 22
• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Parade activities, At Veterans Memorial Park, 3400 Pearl St.
• 1:30 p.m. Parade with the theme, "Chambers 60th Diamond Anniversary" (route is Main Street to Green Street to Pearl Street to Riverside Drive to Washington Street)
• Post-parade entertainment on gazebo

Saturday, July 28
Fiesta Days encore event, Good Guys vs. Good Guys IV
• Food, corn roast, ice cream
• 18 Raffles throughout the 9 inning game!
• Free post-game concert by Funk-Blues-Rock band Elixir


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