Event Calendar

Gurnee Days 2014 is celebrating their 42nd year with activities for all ages. Join us August 7-10, 2014 as we celebrate our theme, “Lil Bit Country, Lil Bit Rock ‘N Roll”! The event calendar is given below and it’s packed with concerts, entertainment, food, contests, open houses, fireworks, a parade and more!

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 7

 

 

10:00AM – Noon

Bike Rodeo

Woodland Middle School

7:00PM

Testimonial Dinner

Holiday Inn

7:00PM

Sounds of Summer Concert

Viking Park

8:00PM-9:30PM

Teen Pool Party (.pdf)

Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8

 

 

8:00AM -1:00PM

Gurnee Farmer’s Market

Esper Petersen Park

10:00AM – Noon

Bike Rodeo

Gurnee Fire Station #1

10:00AM

Storytime Extravaganza

Viking Park

5:00PM – 10:30PM

Amusement Rides

Viking Park

6:00PM

Dog Frisbee Championship

Viking Park

6:00PM – 7:00PM

Gurnee Idol

Viking Park Band Shell

6:00PM – 10:00PM

Food Booths

Viking Park

*7:30PM – 10:45PM

Beer Garden & Entertainment (.pdf)
Final Say Band

Viking Park Band Shell

8:30PM – 10:30PM

Movie In The Park – Despicable Me 2 (.pdf)

Viking Park

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9

 

 

7:00AM – 10:00AM

Golf Tournament (.pdf)

HeatherRidge Golf Course

7:30AM

10K Race & Fun Run/Walk**

WTHS O’Plaine Campus

10:00AM – Noon

Public Works Open House

Kilbourne Road

10:00AM – Noon

Fire Department Open House

Old Grand Ave.

10:00AM – 4:00PM

Gurnee Days Art Show

Viking School

10:00AM – 4:00PM

Mother Rudd Open House

Mother Rudd House

11:00AM – 10:00PM

Food Booths

Viking Park

11:00AM

Great Gurnee Adventure

Viking Park

11:00AM – 1:00PM

Police Department Open House

O’Plaine Road

11:00AM – 7:00PM

Exhibits – Games

Viking Park

11:00AM

Baby Contest

Viking Park Band Shell

11:00AM, 2 & 4:30PM

Viking Drama – “The Emperor’s New Clothes”

Viking Middle School

12:00PM – 4:30PM

Stage Events

Viking Park Band Shell

12:00PM – 11:00PM

RIBFEST (.pdf)

Viking Park

3:00PM

Rib Eating Contest

Viking Park

1:00PM – 11:00PM

Amusement Rides

Viking Park

2:00PM – 11:00PM Free Parking Lot Shuttle Various stops near Viking Park

4:30PM – 5:00PM

Ice Cream Eating Contest**

Viking Park

5:00PM – 11:00PM

Evening Entertainment (.pdf)
Rockstar Rodeo at 5PM and Shape Shifter at 8PM

Viking Park

9:30PM

FIREWORKS (.pdf)

Viking Park

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10

 

 

8:00AM – Noon

Pancake Breakfast (.pdf)

Viking Park

8:00AM – 4:00PM

Scoop the Loop Car Show (.pdf)

Viking Park

9:00AM – 10:00AM

Zumba Party

Viking Park Band Shell

10:00AM – 4:00PM

Gurnee Days Art Show

Viking School

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Mother Rudd Open House

Mother Rudd House

11:00AM – 5:00PM

Food Booths

Viking Park

11:00AM – 5:00PM

Exhibits – Games

Viking Park

Noon

Gurnee Days Parade

Old Grand Avenue

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Childrens’ Pony Rides & Petting Zoo

Viking Park

1:00PM – 5:00PM

Amusement Rides

Viking Park

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Stage Events

Viking Park Band Shell

2:00PM – 4:00PM

Talent Show

Viking Park Band Shell

2:45PM (after parade)

Viking Drama – “The Emperor’s New Clothes”

Viking Middle School

Some events may require a fee or advanced registration. Dates and times are subject to change.

 

 
*Friday Beer Garden & Entertainment will begin at 7:30, or 15 minutes after the conclusion of Gurnee Idol.
**Register for the 10k Race & Ice Cream Eating Contest at gurneeparkdistrict.com, special events.

 

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