Race day registration will be available from 6:45am to 7:45am and will be $30.00. 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 $25.00 plus online fee. Registrations after June 5th will be $30.00. Online registration closes June 13th. Free kids’ races (10 and under) immediately following the 5k. Please see our 5k Race page for information and registration
Sponsored by Village Christian Church. Parade begins at Minooka Bible Church. Registration from 9:00am to 9:30am. Judging at 9:45am. Parade steps off at 10:15am. Each child that participates will receive a goodie bag with items donated from local businesses and organizations. PARADE INFORMATION HERE
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, Heartland Bank and online at www.minooka.org and www.kofc12882.org. $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 815-325-8409 for more information.
NEW FOR 2017 - Pinewood Derby Races hosted by Cub Pack 464. Races start at 11:00am to 3:30pm. Race entry/donation will be $2.00 for a minimum 2 races per donation. Bring your own cars or use cars provided. There will be trophies and other prizes. See this page later for details - once available.
Serving from 4:30pm to 7:00pm, by 5-B’s Catering Service.
Purchase tickets at the gate: $10 tickets for Pork Chop (1 or 2), Chicken (1 or 2), or Combo (1 of each). Carryouts available.
Bring your tabs! Pop Tab Pandemonium will benefit Chicagoland Ronald McDonald House. We will have locations to drop off your pop tabs around the Summerfest Grounds. Actual event is Saturday, September 16th at Lions Park.
10:40am - Invocation & National Anthem, Welcome - Village President, Pat Brennan, Volunteer of the Year Presentation, Kiddie Parade Winners Announcement
11:00am - 11:55am Dave DiNaso’s “Traveling World of Reptiles” (Sponsored by Three Rivers Public Library)
12:00pm - 12:45pm Forte Arts Center Dancers
1:00pm - 1:45pm Gina’s School of Dance
2:00pm - 3:15pm Dave Fleming, Magician
3:30pm - 4:15pm Local Band, Deleterious
4:30pm - 6:00pm Local Musician, Shannon Patino
6:30pm - 8:15pm The Fortunate Sons
9:15pm - 11:45pm Arra
8:00am - 9:30am 5k Race & Kids’ Fun Run
10:00am - 3:00pm Kids’ Games (12 and under)
10:00am - 6:00pm Art & Craft Show - Up Osceola Street
10:00am - 6:00pm Climbing Wall, Bounce House, Obstacle House
10:00am - 11:30pm Food Vendors
10:00am - 12:00pm Touch-a-Truck
10:15am - 10:45am Kiddie Parade
10:30am - 2:00pm Minooka Fire Kids’ Waterball
10:30am - 6:00pm Information Booths
10:30am - 11:30pm On Stage Entertainment
11:00am - 3:00pm Bean Bag Tournament
11:00am - 3:30pm Pinewood Derby Races
4:30pm - 7:00pm Pork Chop Dinner
Taco Burrito King - Burritos, Tacos & Nachos Supreme
Dad’s Grill - Pulled Pork Sandwhiches, Pork on a Stick
Pizza for “U” - Pizza by the Slice, Beef Pocket Calzone, Italian Beef
Pam’s Academy of Dance - Corn Dogs, Nachos & Lemon Shake-ups
Life Church of Morris - Street Tacos
Minooka United Methodist Church - Soft Pretzels
Chapin’s East Banquet and Catering
D’Arcy Buick GMC
Friends of Adam Kinzinger
Meadow Brook Homes - Arbor Lake
Bob’s Discount Furniture
Dollinger Family Farms
Dunkin Dounuts - North Ridge Rd
Dynegy Kendall Energy
Feece Oil Company
First Community Financial Bank
First Midwest Bank
Heritage Woods Senior Center
Kohl’s Department Store
Martin Joint Ventures
Minooka Ag. Holdings
Minooka Grain Company
Spesia and Ayers Attorneys
The Private Bank
Austin Tyler Construction
Aux Sable Liquid Products
Aux Sable Road & Bridge
Aux Sable Supervisor
BMO Harris Bank
Casey’s General Store
Dr H. Syed MD SC
Duggans Martial Arts
Edward Jones - Ben Sisk
Fed C Dames Funeral Home
Friends of Kevin Callahan
Grundy County Republicans
Lamping Black Top
Michael Mattinley Law Office
Minooka Ace Hardware
Molto Properties Fund
North American Stainless
Norther Illinois Steel Supply
Paccar Financial Used Trucks
Simotes Motor Sales
Stellwag Auto Repair and Service
Three Rivers Library
United States Cold Storage
Von Holten Eye Care
Air Gas, American Family Insurance - Don Klank
B.P. Miller Conslultants, Cabinets 4U
Carey & Thornton LLC, Clennon Insurance Agency
Comfort First Heating & Cooling, Cookies Restaurant
Cortina, Mueller, & Frobish, P.C.
Crown Inc, DBA Minooka Creamery
D.E Thompson Excavating, Daryl Condon O.D.P.C.
Dick Olson Associates, DNA Athletics
Dock Rotz Restaurant, Fantastic Sams
Freehan Automotive Inc.
G.A. Blocker Grading Contractors, Grain Co. F.S.
Gregory Norris Architect, Grundy Co. Chamber of Commerce
Hampton Inn & Suites, Hawk Auto
Hero’s West Sports Bar, Judi Tapella - Mary Kay
Kezerle Family, Langland Construction
Liberty Property Limited Partnership
Mahoney Silverman & Cross Attorneys, Mariano’s
Marquette Properties, McCoy Auto & Tire a Repair
McKinley Woods Homes, Minooka Collision Center
Minooka Family Chiropractic P.C. - Dr. Maruszak
Minooka Plaza, Narvick Brothers Lumber
Packard Transport, Pro-Motion Physical Therapy
Pullara Construction, R&S Distributing Inc.
Railworks Track Service, Road ID
Roth Jorstad Insurance Agency, LLC
Sabuco, Beck, Hansen, & Schrock, P.C.
Scheffer and Associates, Speer Financials
Star 96.7, Superior Excavating
Talsma Construction, The Meadows Fredin Construction
Turks Collision Center, U. Can Store It
Wayne Bessette, State Farm Insurance
Your Personal Best - Ron Lehman, Zeiter Landscaping
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 12 is $3.00. Wristbands will be required for anyone staying in the beer garden after the Pork Chop Dinner.
The Fortunate Sons are the world’s greatest tribute to America’s greatest band: Creedence Clearwater Revival. Using original vintage gear and instruments, accurate costumes, and spot-on musical ability, The Fortunate Sons instantly conjure up the full experience of the best Creedence Clearwater Revival songs.
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.
For high school boys and girls age 13-15 and 16-18 (two flights). Mixed teams are ok. Bring school ID. Registration starts at 5:30pm, Bags fly at 6:00pm. Two person teams. Will try to match up singles. One game, winners advance. $5/teen, $10/team. Pizza and lemonade included in fee. Prize awarded to top team in each category
Downtown Minooka, Summerfest Stage.
Kick off Summerfest 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, Keigher Academy of Irish Dance at 7:30pm, 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 12 is $3.00.