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Plenty of summer festivals scheduled in Will, Grundy counties for 2019

The return of warm weather brings outside fun – like these festivals – with plenty of events continuing into early fall.

June 8

• 2nd Annual PrideFest – Noon to 8 p.m., Yunker Farm located at 10824 W La Porte Road, Mokena. Email instillpridechicago@gmail.com.

June 13

• Summer Fest – Through June 15, Minooka. Visitminookalionsclub.com.

• Old Canal Days – Through June 16, Lockport. Visit oldcanaldays.com.

June 21

• Taste of Joliet – Through June 23, ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium, 3000 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Visit tasteofjoliet.com.

June 23

• St. Joseph Church Annual Homecoming Fair – Noon to 10 p.m., St. Joseph Park, 700 Theodore St., Joliet. Entertainment, Polka Mass, blood drive, food drive. Call 815-727-9378.

June 28

• Lincoln-Way Summer Fest – 6 to 11:30 p.m., CD & ME, Frankfort. $30 in advance or $35 at door. Includes music, heavy appetizers and access to raffles/prizes. Benefits scholarships and grant requests for Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210. Visit lincolnwaysummerfest.com.

June 29

• Joliet PrideFest – Noon to 4 p.m., Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Visit Joliet Pride on Facebook.

July 18

• Liberty Arts Festival – Through July 20, downtown Morris area. Visit downtownmorris.com.

• 37th annual Braidwood Lions Club Summerfest – Through July 21, Braidwood Park District’s Old Smokey City Park, 245 W. First St., Braidwood. Visit braidwoodlionsclub.org.

July 19

• Plainfield Fest – Through July 21, West Electric Park, Plainfield. Visit Plainfield Fest on Facebook.

July 25

• Catfish Days – Through July 28, Wilmington. Visit catfishdays.com.

• Proud American Days – Through July 28, New Lenox. Visit proudamericandays.org.

Aug 1

• RomeoFest – Through Aug. 4. Visit romeoville.org/741/RomeoFest.

Aug. 2

• Shorewood Crossroads Festival – Through Aug. 4, Cene’s Four Seasons Park, 25520 W. Seil Road, Shorewood. Visit crossroadsfest.com.

Aug. 3

• Kidzfest – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chicago Street, Joliet. Visit jolietdowntown.com/kidzfest.

Aug. 7

• Three Rivers Festival – Through Aug. 11, Central Park, Route 6 at Bluff Road, Channahon. Visit threeriversfest.info.

Aug. 10

• Farm & Barn Fest – Visit www.mokenapark.com/news-and-events/_-farmandbarn.aspx.

• Joliet Blues Fest – 3 to 10 p.m., Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Visit bicentennialpark.org.

Aug. 24

• Will County Celtic Fest – Noon to 10 p.m., St. Joe's Park, 700 Theodore St., Joliet. Visit willcountycelticfest.com.

Aug. 30

• 2018 Frankfort Fall Festival – Through Sept. 2, Visit frankfortchamber.com/fall-fest.

Sept. 14

• Fiesta en La Calle – 4 to 11 p.m., Downtown Joliet. Visit jolietchamber.com or Fiesta en la Calle Street Festival on Facebook.

Sept. 21

• 22nd annual Prairie Day – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area, 5010 N. Jugtown Road, Morris. Visit gooselakeprairie.org/glpcalendar.htm.

Sept. 25

• 70th Grundy County Corn Festival – Through Sept. 29, downtown Morris and other areas in town. Visit cornfestival.org

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