34th Annual Family Fest, Church of the Holy Spirit, 1451 W. Bode Road, Schaumbur
34th Annual Family Fest, Church of the Holy Spirit, 1451 W. Bode Road, Schaumburg: Five-day celebration includes carnival rides, bingo, an international food court and live entertainment. 6 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 24; 4 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25; and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26. Free admission and parking. There is a charge for rides. (847) 882-7580 or churchoftheholyspirit.org.
Arlington Heights Frontier Days, Recreation Park, 500 E. Miner St., Arlington Heights: Runs Thursday, June 30, through Monday, July 4. Taste of Arlington, parade, carnival, games, food, live entertainment on three stages and more. Shuttle service from downtown Arlington Heights. Hours are 5 to 11 p.m. Thursday, June 30; 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, July 1; noon to midnight Saturday, July 2; noon to midnight Sunday, July 3; and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, July 4. Free general admission. Visit frontierdays.org.
Arlington Heights Promenade of Art, downtown Arlington Heights, Campbell Street and Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights:An estimated 150 juried artists will display their work. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Visit amdurproductions.com.
Bartlett Fourth of July Festival, at Stearns and South Bartlett roads, Bartlett: 5 to 11
p.m., Thursday, June 30; noon to 11 p.m., Friday, July 1; 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3; and noon to 9:30 p.m., Monday, July 4. Bartlett Lions Club parade steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 3, and goes through the roads near Bartlett Elementary School. Free admission. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Monday July 4. or bartlettlions.org and bartlett4thofjuly.com.
Evanston Fountain Square Art Festival, Church Street and Sherman Avenue, Evanston: More than 225 fine artists showcase theirs works on six city blocks in downtown Evanston. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26. $5 donation. Visit chicagoevents.com.
Hoffman Estates Fourth of July Festival,Hoffman Estates Village Hall, 1900 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates:Thursday, June 30, to Monday, July 4, on Village Hall grounds. Free admission. Entertainment, carnival, parade, food. Free parking at ADP building and Muir School. Thursday and Friday, June 30 to July 1 are carnival only. Parade along Hassell Road at 9 a.m. Monday, July 4. The theme is "United We Stand." Fireworks on Monday, July 4. hoffmanestates.org.
Island Lake Community Picnic, Island Lake Veterans Park, on Route 176 at Lakeview Drive, Island Lake: Following the parade, which starts at 10 a.m., on Monday, July 4. (847) 526-5049 or villageofislandlake.com.
Lakeside Festival, Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake: 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 30 to July 1; 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 2; noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 3; and noon to 11 p.m. Monday, July 4. Carnival, food vendors, music, beer and wine garden. Parade at 1 p.m. and fireworks at dusk Sunday, July 3. Free for children ages 12 and younger and military personnel with ID. (815) 455-8000 or lakesidelegacy.org or lakesidelegacy.org.
Lisles Eyes to the Skies Festival, Community Park, 1825 Short St., Lisle: 5 to 11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 29, and 30 (carnival only). 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday, July 1-3. Hot air balloon rides, crafts, food, carnival, entertainment. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. July 1-3. Daily admission $5, free for children 5 and younger. (630) 541-6095 or eyestotheskies.org.
Long Grove Strawberry Fest, at the crossroads of Old McHenry and Robert Parker Coffin roads, Long Grove: Strawberry flavored and inspired treats.Live music all day at different venues, food and childrens activities. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 24; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 25; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 26. Free general admission. (847) 634-0888 or longgroveonline.com.
Midsommar Swedish Days Festival, downtown Geneva, around Third and State streets, Geneva: 10 a. …