Unlimited carnival rides will be part of Irish Fest 2012, which will take place from May 25-28 at Chicago Gaelic Park in Oak Forest.
Chicago Gaelic Park, the Irish cultural and athletic center located on more than 50 acres in Oak Forest, will conduct its annual four-day Irish Fest over Memorial Day weekend.
More than 1,000 visitors are expected at the Children's Farm on June 2 for the 24th annual SummerFest in Palos Park.
SummerFest on June 2 at the Children's Farm in Palos Park will include a Green Fair of environmental organizations and businesses.
Summer counselors Paul Purdy and Evan Vogt have some corn on the cob during 2010's SummerFest at the Children's Farm in Palos Park.
The Zoppe Family Circus will be part of the 25th annual Oak Fest 2012 in Oak Forest.
Nino the clown is one of the signatures of the Zoppe Family Circus, which will be part of Oak Fest in Oak Forest.
RidgeFest Reloaded in Chicago Ridge will feature a concert headlined by Bret Michaels on July 28.
James Durbin, a top-four finalist on the 10th season of "American Idol," will perform July 27 at RidgeFest Reloaded in Chicago Ridge.
Bob Biagi and the rest of Infinity will be at events including Orland Days on June 2 in Orland Park, Homer Community Fest on June 22 in Homer Glen, Orland Hills Party in the Park on June 29 and Oak Fest on July 3 in Oak Forest. | Ralf Lipp photo
Hairbangers Ball's summer festival dates include July 1 at Oak Fest in Oak Forest, July 20 at St. Christopher's Fest in Midlothian, and July 27 at New Lenox Proud American Days.