Northbrook Days Festival Enlivens Downtown August 2 – 6

Northbrook Days Festival Enlivens Downtown August 2 – 6

Village Green Park will be rocking with non-stop entertainment and family fun the first week of August as the Village’s iconic festival Northbrook Days gets underway. There will be a variety of live music for all tastes, lots of traditional festival food items provided by Civic as well as local restaurants, along with games and carnival rides for all ages. The annual festival raffle offers a chance to win $20,000 in cash along with over 100 other prizes.

Country band Hillbilly Rock Starz will kick off the festivities on the main stage, 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. Thursday will feature retro band Dick Diamond and the Dusters, playing retro dance music at 8:00 p.m. Chicago festival favorite Mr. Blotto performs on Friday night, 8:30 p.m. featuring Americana jam music. Headliner Tributosauris, billed as a “Talking Heads” band plays Saturday night starting at 8:30 p.m. Closing out the weekend will be a Joe Cocker tribute band, 6:45 – 8:45 p.m.

New this year is a “Dunk a Northbrook Celebrity” dunk tank on Saturday from noon to 5:00 p.m. with a chance to dunk a notable Northbrook personality.  Beer and wine will be available in the area closest to the main stage in the ball field anytime the festival is open. Bocce ball will be located near the tent with a tournament at 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, including a map of the festival, a list of performances and ride promotions, visit The Facebook page at will feature daily news and weather updates.
The event is the Civic Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year with all proceeds given directly back into the community in the form of need-based scholarships and grants to non-profit and social organizations.&’ type=’text/javascript’>