2017 Event Calendar

Gurnee Days 2017 is celebrating their 45th year with activities for all ages.
Join us August 10-13, 2017 as we celebrate our theme, “Gurnee Days – Let’s Play Ball!”.
The event calendar will be packed with concerts, entertainment, food, contests, open houses, fireworks, a parade and more!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

 

   
10 a.m. – Noon Bike Rodeo Woodland Middle School
6:00 p.m. Testimonial Dinner Bittersweet Golf Club
7:15p.m. – 8:45.m. Teen Pool Party Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center
     
 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

 

   
10:00 a.m.  –  Noon Bike Rodeo Gurnee Fire Station #1
10:00 a.m. Storytime Extravaganza Warren-Newport Public Library
5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Amusement Rides Viking Park
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Family Bubble Soccer Viking Park
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m Gurnee Idol Viking Park Bandshell
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Food Booths Viking Park
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Beer Garden & Entertainment

Gina Glocksen Band

Viking Park Bandshell
 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

 

   
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Golf Tournament Heather Ridge Golf Course
7:30 a.m. 10K Race & 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk** WTHS O’Plaine Campus
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The Frog Lady of Gurnee Program Warren-Newport Public Library
10:00 a.m. – Noon Public Works Open House Kilbourne Road
10:00 a.m. – Noon Fire Department Open House Old Grand Ave.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gurnee Days Student Art Exhibit Viking School
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Mother Rudd Open House Mother Rudd House
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Great Gurnee Adventure Viking Park
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Food Booths Viking Park
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m Police Department Open House O’Plaine Road
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibits – Games Viking Park
11:00 a.m. Baby Contest Viking Park Bandshell
11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. Viking Drama – Alice Viking Middle School
Noon – 4:45 p.m. Stage Events Viking Park Bandshell
Noon – 11:00 p.m. Exchange Club’s Ribfest Viking Park
1:00 – 11:00 p.m. Amusement Rides Viking Park
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ice Cream Eating Contest** Viking Park Bandshell
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Rib Eating Contest Viking Park Bandshell
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Free Parking Lot Shuttle Various stops near Viking Park
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Police K9 Demonstration Viking Park Bandshell
5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Evening Entertainment
GooRoos at 5 p.m.;
Hi Infidelity at 8 p.m
Viking Park Bandshell
9:30 p.m. Fireworks – with National Anthem by Wayne Messmer Viking Park
     
 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

 

   
8:00 a.m. – Noon Pancake Breakfast Viking Park
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Zumba Party Viking Park Bandshell
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gurnee Days Car Show – BGV Motorsports Viking Park
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gurnee Days Student Art Exhibit Viking School
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Food Booths Viking Park
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits – Games Viking Park
Noon Gurnee Days Parade Old Grand Avenue
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Children’s Pony Rides & Petting Zoo Viking Park
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Mother Rudd Open House Mother Rudd House
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Amusement Rides Viking Park
1:00 – 2:00 p.m Stage Events Viking Park Bandshell
2:00 p.m.   Gurnee Fire Dept. & Gurnee Police Dept.
“Battle of the Badge” Softball Game
Viking Park Softball Field
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Talent Show Viking Park Bandshell
 2:30 p.m.  Viking Drama – Alice  Viking Middle School
     
Some events may require a fee or advance registration. Dates, times and events are subject to change.
* Friday Beer Garden & Entertainment will begin at 7:30 p.m. or 15 minutes after the conclusion of Gurnee Idol.
** Register for the 10K Race & Ice Cream Eating Contest at www.gurneeparkdistrict.com, Special Events.

 

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