Hello Summer Festival

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

West Ridge Nature Preserve

About the Event:

Nature Preserve Summer Festival

Say “Hello Summer” at a community festival in West Ridge Nature Preserve, Friday, June 20, 3:00 – 9:00 p.m., 5801 N. Western Avenue.  (Rain Date: June 21)

Sponsored by the Nature Preserve’s Park Advisory Council, the festival celebrates the opening of the newly built Nature Play Area.

The festival schedule encompasses activities with appeal for a variety of ages. Festivities include live music, community exhibits, food trucks, nature crafts, face painting, campfire, marshmallow roast, shelter construction, sensory tables, dress up/role playing, bat walk and star gazing.

In addition to special play area activities by the Chicago Park District and Lincoln Park Zoo, more than 20 community providers and supporters are participating.

Admission is free but donations are appreciated. For more more information, go to www.westridgenaturepreserve.org .

School’s out. Summer starts. Please join us.