Race Starts at 8:0am
Race day registration will be available from 6:45am to 7:45am and will be $40.00. Registration will be under the big tent at the corner of Wabena Ave. and Mondamin St. Please pay by cash or check, payable to Minooka Lions Club. Online registration is $35.00 plus online fee. Registrations after August 24th will be $40.00. Online registration closes September 1st. Free kids’ races (10 and under) immediately following the 5k.
See our 5k page a for information and registration links.
Knights of Columbus Fundraising Bean Bag Tournament sponsored by Heartland Bank. Crossing Center parking lot, across RR tracks, south of the tent. Check in and final registration at 10am and limited to 32 teams.. Starts at 11:00am. Forms available at Village Hall and Heartland Bank. $40.00 entry fee. Must be 18 and older or with written parental consent. 1st place $350 (minimum 12 teams), one cash prize for each four teams entered. Call 815-260-5252 for more information.
BBQ & Baker - BBQ Pulled Pork, Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Pork
Chops and sides
Mel’s Tacos - Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, and Churros
Joey’s Beef and Sausage - Italian beef, Sausage, Meatballs,
Italian Ice and Cannolis
TCBY - Yogurt/Cones, Water, Floats, and Yogwiches
Pam’s Corn Dogs - Corndogs, Nachos, Lemon Shake Ups,
and Coke Products
Tasty Bites - Gyros, Hotdogs, Chicken Strips, Cold Roast Beef Subs
St. Marys - Sausages
Serving from 4:30pm to 7:00pm, by 5-B’s Catering Service.
Purchase tickets at the gate: $12 tickets for Pork Chop (1 or 2), Chicken (1 or 2), or Combo (1 of each). Carryouts available.
4:00pm to 11:30pm, featuring Arra, and serving MGD, Miller Lt, Coors Lt, Leinenkugel Honey Weiss, and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.
Admission to the dance is a Lions wristband. Wristbands will be sold Summerfest day and at the gate for $5.00, under 21 is $3.00. Wristbands will be required for anyone staying in the beer garden after the Pork Chop Dinner.
Sealed With A Kiss is Chicagoland’s hottest cover band playing the biggest hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today - all the music that makes you want to dance and sing along! Sealed With A Kiss is known for their energetic shows, dynamic sound, and the rich vocal harmonies of songstress, Kendel Lester and powerhouse, Brian Bendeich. ALL of their dynamic music is performed live by industry recognized musicians!!
ARRA is one of the best and largest drawing classic rock cover bands in the Chicagoland area, and has been for the past 2 decades. Were also voted “Best Classic Rock Band” the Nitelife Best of the Burbs Contest for the 5th year in a row. By performing the biggest hits by the biggest bands of all time, with precision and excellence... it has been, and continues to be, the secret to their success. The unparalleled vocal harmonies and incredible musicianship is also what has brought them to being one of the most sought after club and festival bands in the Chicago area markets.: www.arraweb.com.
Barvian Real Estate
D’Arcy Chevrolet - Morris
Friends of Adam Kinzinger
Jewel - Osco
Edward Jones - Ben Sisk
Minooka Grain & Lumber Aux
Cabinets 4 U
Channahon - Minooka Rotary Club
Feece Oil Company
Spesia & Taylor
American Family Insurance,
Don Klank Agency
Casey’s General Store
Dollinger Family Farm
Heritage Woods of Minooka
Marie Clucas RE/MAX
Megan Arseneau State Farm
Michael Mattingly Law Office
Northern Illinois Steel Supply Co.
Simotes Motor Sales
Three Rivers Public Library District
Von Holten Eye Care LTD
Whitemore Ace Hardware
B.P. Miller Consultants
Clennon Insurance Agency
Cortina, Mueller & Frobish, P.C.
Crown, Inc. DBA Minooka Creamery
Dawn Dause - RE/MAX
E.E.C. IL, Inc
Fantastic Sam’s Minooka
Fitness Premier of Minooka
Fred C. Dames Funeral Home
Grundy County Republicans
Marquette Properties, Inc.
Mary Kay Costmetics - Judi Tapella
Minooka Collision Center
Minooka Family Chiropractic PC
Narvick Brothers Lumber Co., Inc.
Printing Plus Promotions
R&S Distributing, Inc.
Sabuco, Beck, Hansen &
Second City Track Club
Sue Beallis - RE/MAX
U-Can Store It
Join us at the Village Hall in the Community Room for 12 games of Bingo. Free event, prizes for the winners. Water and snacks will be available for the players. Contact Marie Clucas at 815-325-4966 to sign up.
Start Summerfest weekend with a Friday night of great music and food. Serving MGD, Miller Lt, Coors Lt, Leinenkugel Honey Weiss, and Mike’s Hard Lemonade. Beer garden opens at 7:00pm, WhiskeyFist starts at 7:00pm and Back Country Roads starts at 9:00pm. Admission to the beer garden is a Lions wristband. Wristbands will be sold at the gate for $5.00, under 21 is $3.00.
Minooka Lions Club will be presenting the Volunteer of the Year Award, around 8:30pm on the main stage.
Craft Fair Signup Information