2017 Gurnee Days Winners

The 1st Annual Gurnee Days Battle of the Badges Softball Game results –
Gurnee Police Dept – 4
Gurnee Fire Dept. – 3
It was a close and exciting game between Gurnee’s finest and Gurnee’s bravest first responders!
2017 Parade Winners
Best Marching Unit/Band – Woodland Middle School Marching Band
Best Use of Theme – My Eye Expert
Best Children’s Unit – Cheer Dance Extreme
Best Overall Float – Loved Twice Thrift Boutique
Great Gurnee Adventure Winners
1. Lost in Gurnee
3. Goatbusters
Rib-Eating Contest Winners
Warren Newport Public Library Team




Wayne Messmer will kick off Gurnee Days Saturday night fabulous fireworks display this year by singing the National Anthem. Mr. Messmer was born in Chicago, and is a professional speaker, singer, broadcaster, author and actor. He was also the long-time public address announcer for the Chicago Cubs – making him a perfect addition to this year’s “Let’s Play Ball!” theme. The fireworks take place Saturday night, August 12, at 9:30 pm at Viking Park.



BGV Motorsports to host Gurnee Days Car Show

The Gurnee Days Car Show is held on Sunday, August 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Viking Park. Registration will be on-site for $15 per car. This year BGV Motorsports, a premium event marketing company specializing in the automotive industry, is managing the car show. This organization brings car enthusiasts together for fun and showmanship. They also raise funds for 501(c) charities and causes at every event! For more information on BGV Motorsports see their website ( More information on the car show will be coming soon.

45th Annual Gurnee Days Gears Up for Summer Fun

It’s only February, but the Gurnee Days Corp. is already hard at work planning this year’s festivities, scheduled for Aug. 10-13 in Viking Park and other venues throughout the village. It will be the 45th annual Gurnee Days celebration. Read more here.

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