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Summer Events to Mark on your Calendar

Summer Events to Mark on your Calendar

Now that we’re seeing warmer weather and lighter COVID-19 restrictions, we are also seeing an increase in local events. You’ll find a large assortment of events in this Summer’s line-up, from festivals and concerts to outdoor movies and theatrical performances. Many events are taking place outdoors to make sure all guests can feel safe and comfortable!

We’ve missed having events last Summer so this year we’re making it easy, and providing a guide to some great event happening in the Elgin area this Summer! Keep reading so see the events you’ll definitely want to mark on your calendar this year!

Elgin Museum Car Show 2021

Elgin Museum Car Show 2021

Show is open to all years and makes: Stock or modified cars, trucks and motorcycles.Live bands, food vendors and free entry to museum. Registration 10am to noon. Awards by 3pm. Vehicle entry fee and Award details to come. No cost for spectators. Featuring the Chicago TBird club and Local Model Ts.Expanded area for 2021 includes… Read more »

Brew at the Zoo

Brew at the Zoo

Join us for this fun, first of its kind, 21 years and older event at Randall Oaks Zoo. Features East Dundee’s own microbrewery Black and Gray Brewing Company, cash bar, food trucks Fat Tomato and My Funnel, live music, free admission into the Zoo, raffles & silent auction, games, and more! Limited tickets are available… Read more »

Blessid Union of Souls

Blessid Union of Souls

RocHaus welcomes Blessid Union of Souls to West Dundee! Join them and special guest Rachel Lorin for an amazing night of music.

Duke’s Blues and BBQ Festival

Duke’s Blues and BBQ Festival

Stop by the festival to enjoy food vendors, include a soul food vendor coming straight from Mississippi! There will also be a beer tent and streets are blocked off for this community culinary experience! This is a family and kid friendly event

Hampshire’s Coon Creek Days

Hampshire’s Coon Creek Days

Hampshire Coon Creek Days is looking to return in 2021! July 29-August 1, 2021 Check back for updated information as we get closer to the event. Live music and more returning for this event that draws in residents and visitors. Please visit the official website for Hampshire’s Coon Creek Days for the most up to… Read more »

The World of Faeries Festival

The World of Faeries Festival

All weekend themed event of music, family fun and artisan handcraft village. Come dressed up and join the fun! Join Guardians of Nature at The 17th Annual World of Faeries Festival! We have sparkly magical crystals and stones~perfect for any fairy! Expect to enjoy musical performances on the stage and an outdoor open-air market with… Read more »

Progressive IMS Outdoors

Progressive IMS Outdoors

Don’t miss the ultimate Powersports weekend, coming to Goebbert’s in Pingree Grove, August 20 – 22nd!  Progressive IMS Outdoors offers riding opportunities for all ages and abilities, including street motorcycle demo rides from top manufacturers, learn to ride courses for 16 year-olds and up, kids balance bike courses with Strider, electric bicycle course, and an… Read more »

Wildstreet Live at RocHaus

Wildstreet Live at RocHaus

RocHaus welcomes Wildstreet to West Dundee! Join them and special guests Once Around and The Almas for a great night of music.

Music Performances

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Fridays on the Farm

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra makes it’s 2021 comeback with musical performances taking place at the event venue at Goebbert’s.

July 2nd @ 2pm→
August 6th @ 2pm→

July 2nd @ 7pm→
August 6th @ 7pm→

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Global Art Sundays Concerts

Arts in Bartlett will repeat its popular free outdoor Global Arts Sunday concerts during the summer of 2021 from2-4pm.

Theatrical Performances

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Nunsense

The Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood, it’s a community on the brink of change.

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Looking for More Events?

Give our entire events page a look where you can see all events currently scheduled this year. Or if you’re interested in music, check out our blog about what places in the Elgin area frequently host musical guests and events complete with links to each location’s event calendar! And if you know of more events happening in the area feel free to submit an event to us so we can get it listed on our website!

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