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Taste of Glen Ellyn 2018

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Name: Taste of Glen Ellyn 2018
Date: May 17, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Event Description:

     
Join us for the 41st Annual Taste of Glen Ellyn

Begins Thursday, May 17 through Sunday, May 20, 2018 the weekend before Memorial Day Weekend.  

The Taste of Glen Ellyn is a Family Event featuring Live Entertainment, A Community Stage, Great Food, Cold Beverages, Carnival Rides, The Craft Fair, and a Business Expo! 

HOURS:
Thursday May 17     5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, May 18         5:00pm - 10:30pm          
Saturday, May 19    Noon - 11:00pm
Sunday, May 20      Noon - 7:00pm

LOCATION: Main Street in the Main Street Parking lot between Hillside and Duane in Downtown Glen Ellyn

PARKING: Parking on Duane and Lorraine St.

CARNIVAL LOCATION: Downtown Glen Ellyn Glenwood/ Crescent Lot
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VOLUNTEER AT THE TASTE OF GLEN ELLYN

 
Volunteer Opportunities Click Here

Represent Your Company or Organization!  Wear your Logo!

Please call the Chamber Office 630.469.0907
                                  

MUST BE BASSET CERTIFIED TO SERVE ALCOHOL

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ENTERTAINMENT 

MAIN STAGE

ENTERTAINMENT 
MAIN STAGE
 
Thursday, May 17  
5:30 - 7:30 pm North of EightRock, blues, country and pop they have blended past and present to create a sound that is unique to their own.
8:00 - 10:00 pm Hillbilly Rockstarz - Chicago?s own country hits as well as classic favorites.
Friday, May 18  
5:30 - 7:30 pm Karama Committee - Is a high energy tribute to the greatest artists, and icons form the 90's - today!
8:00 - 10:30 pm Hi Infidelity -Playing music of all types & Voted Best Rock Cover Band for 6 consecutive years.
Saturday, May 19  
12:00 - 2:30 pm School of Rock - Aspiring musicians who love Rock 'n Roll
3:00 - 5:00 pm Tynan - A ten piece horn driven 60's and 70's party rock band
5:30 - 7:30 pm Sealed with a Kiss - Cover band playing hits from the 70's to now. 
8:00 - 10:30 pm 7th Heaven - Known for accurate renditions of your favorite music, 7th Heave has been Glen Ellyn's Favorite for many years!
Sunday, May 20  
12:00 - 2:00pm Aaron Williams and Michael C. Hayes - Fan favorite originals with classic covers. 
2:30 - 4:30 pm Johnny Russler & The Beach Bum Band - Combine the tropical sounds of Caribbean rock, reggae, and calypso.
5:00 - 7:00 pm Infinity - Classic to Current: The Ultimate Rock Experience

 
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COMMUNITY STAGE
Saturday, May 19th
12:30 pm  F45 Training - Glen Ellyn
1:00 pm McNulty Irish Dance
1:30 pm Body & Brain - Glen Ellyn
2:00 pm Not Your Typical Ballet Company
2:30 pm B.R. Ryall YMCA - Zumba!
3:00 pm Glendale Heights Dance Company
3:30 pm The Bike Hub - Bike Safety and Demo
4:00 pm Sunshine Dance Project
4:30 pm Luis Arturo Dance Academy
5:00 pm Yong in USA Martial Arts - Taekwondo

Sunday, May 20th
12:30 pm B.R. Ryall YMCA - Pound!
1:00 pm Yoga by Degrees - Glen Ellyn
1:30 pm US Martial Arts Academy
2:00 pm GE Park Dist - Grasshoppers Tumbling Team
2:30 pm GE Park Dist - Dance Academy
3:00 pm Community Challenge (Fun - Games - Prizes)
3:30 pm Hadley Theatre Arts
4:00 pm DeForest Dance Academy
4:30 pm Luis Arturo Dance Academy

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COMMUNITY PAINTING PROJECT

                                              
The Community Flower Pot Tent, sponsored by Bottle & Bottega
 
 Come down to the Taste of Glen Ellyn to paint a Community Flower Pot. One flower pot will be dedicated to each grade school. In June, all the flower pots will be displayed in the downtown for viewing and voting! The school of the winning flower pot will receive a $100 gift card from Focus on Glen Ellyn for the art department. The participating schools:
• Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
• Arbor View Elementary School
• Ben Franklin Elementary School
• Briar Glen Elementary School
• Churchill Elementary School
• Forest Glen School
• Glen Crest Middle School
• Hadley Junior High
• Park View Elementary School
• St. James The Apostle Catholic School
• St. Petronille Catholic School
• Westfield Elementary School

Also learn about #GlenEllynRocks, A handmade rock treasure hunt promoting community and kindness. Paint a rock and hide for another to find.
 
The Glen Ellyn Historic Preservation Commission is holding a Historic Glen Ellyn coloring contest for kids ages 3-12. Coloring sheets can be picked-up at locations around Glen Ellyn, or can be downloaded and printed here:
Civic Center Coloring Sheet: Download HERE
Lake Ellyn Boathouse Coloring Sheet: Download HERE
Horse Trough Coloring Sheet: Download HERE


Location: Near the Community Stage
Dates: Saturday and Sunday
Time: Noon - 5:00
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The Y Run 5K, Super Kids 1K and Fun Run
Register for this event at www.brryallymca.org/Yrun

 

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GLEN ELLYN VILLAGE FAIR
Wednesday, May 16th - Sunday, May 20

Hours and Specials listed below weather permitting:

$3 discounted tickets for Wednesday & Thursday available at the Chamber office, Historical Society, Library and Civic Center​
Date   Hours   Special Promotion Pricing 
Wednesday, May 16 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM All Night one price wristband special $25 - $3.00 coupons available. 
Thursday, May 17 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM All Night one price wristband special $25 - $3.00 coupons available.
Friday, May 18  5:00 PM to 10:00 PM No wristband available
Saturday, May 19 Noon to 10:00 PM Noon - 5PM -One price wristband special $25 - No coupons available.
Sunday, May 20  Noon to 8:00 PM  Noon - 5PM -One price wristband special $25 - No coupons available.
   5:30 to Close Last Blast - One price wristband special only $18 - No coupons available for Last Blast.
                                                         
$18 online advance sale discounts on unlimited ride specials are available thru May 15th until 10 PM.  For more information and to purchase visit us at  www.fantasyamusements.com

 

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PARTICIPATE IN THE TASTE OF GLEN ELLYN
Please contact the Glen Ellyn Chamber office for more information at 630.469.0907

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE
Future members please call the office at 630-469-0907 for pricing information. 

  • Taste of Glen Ellyn Sponsor
  • Band Sponsor 
  • Festival Sponsor 
  • Entertainment Tent Banner Sponsor
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Gold Member Sponsors

Taste of Glen Ellyn Main Stage Sponsor

Taste of Glen Ellyn Beer Tent Sponsor

Taste of Glen Ellyn Community Stage Sponsor

Taste of Glen Ellyn Sponsorship

Event Sponsor

Band Sponsor

Festival Sponsor

Location:
South Main Parking Lot Downtown Glen Ellyn
​Approx 420 N. Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Date/Time Information:

Entertainment

Main Stage:

Thursday:   5pm to 10pm
Friday:        5pm to 10:30pm
Saturday:    Noon to 10:30pm
Sunday:      Noon to 7pm

Community Stage:
TBA

Business Expo:
Friday:          5pm - 10pm
Saturday:     Noon - 11pm
Sunday:       Noon - 7pm

CRAFT SHOW:
Friday:          5pm - 10pm
Saturday:    Noon - 10pm
Sunday:      Noon - 7pm

Contact Information:
Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Event Call or email us for more information!
Fees/Admission:
FREE to the Public
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