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  • The Gin Blossoms anchor the Saturday music lineup at Last Fling. Tickets for the evening's concerts are $15.

      The Gin Blossoms anchor the Saturday music lineup at Last Fling. Tickets for the evening's concerts are $15.
    Associated Press file photo

  • Poi Dog Pondering joins a three-band lineup performing Saturday at Naperville's Last Fling.

      Poi Dog Pondering joins a three-band lineup performing Saturday at Naperville's Last Fling.
    Courtesy of Poi Dog Pondering

  • Sister Hazel, which performed in Naperville in 2006, returns to perform Saturday at Last Fling.

      Sister Hazel, which performed in Naperville in 2006, returns to perform Saturday at Last Fling.

 

The festival runs from Friday, Sept. 2, to Monday, Sept. 5, in downtown Naperville. The summer favorite will include a four-day carnival, business expo, Labor Day Parade and Family Fun Land.

Last Fling will feature live music from popular groups such as Gin Blossoms and American English. Main stage tickets cost $7 for Friday shows, $15 for Saturday and $23 for Sunday. The festival also will have a free entertainment stage featuring local artists.

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The festival's carnival will be held on Jackson Avenue from Main Street to Centennial Beach. An unlimited ride MegaPass may be purchased online for $49.99 and used during all days of the festival. Carnival Deal Day is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and will allow festival-goers to enjoy unlimited rides for $20. Individual tickets cost $1 each.

Admission and parking for the event are free. A free shuttle bus will run between the festival, BNSF Naperville Train Station, North Central College and All Saints Catholic Academy. Call (630) 961-4143 or visit www.lastfling.org.

FRIDAY

5-9 p.m. Business Expo, Eagle and Jackson Streets

5-10 p.m. Community Booth Activities

5-10 p.m. Food vendors open, Main Stage

5-11 p.m. Festival open

5-11 p.m. Carnival open, Jackson Street

5-11 p.m. Food vendors open, Jackson Street

6-7:30 p.m. Voyage, Free Entertainment Stage

6-7:30 p.m. The Neverly Brothers, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

6-11 p.m. Shuttle bus runs

8-10 p.m. Pat McCurdy, Free Entertainment Stage

8-10 p.m. American English, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

SATURDAY

9-11 a.m. Big Wheel Race, west of Centennial Beach in parking lot

9-11 a.m. Senior Bingo, Sponsors Tent at Rotary Hill

9:30-11:30 a.m. Horseshoe Toss, west of Centennial Beach and south of baseball fields

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. UFO's Windy City K-9 Classic, Grand Pavilion

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carnival Deal Day, $20 unlimited rides

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family Fun Land Business Expo, Family Fun Land

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family Fun Land open

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Business Expo, Eagle Street and Jackson Avenue

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Community Booth activities

10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Festival open

10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Carnival open, Jackson Avenue

10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Food vendors open, Jackson Street

11 a.m. Bed Races, Porter Avenue

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Water Balloon Dodge, Naper Settlement

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Super Soccer Shoot-Out, Centennial Beach

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Last Fling Skaters' Picnic, Centennial Park Skate Facility

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food vendors open, Family Fun Land

Noon Dunk Tank with Rick Eertmoed of Naperville Jaycees, Jaycees Info Booth

Noon to 1 p.m. Cold Blooded Creatures, Family Fun Land

12:30-2:30 p.m. Doubles Recreational Bags Tournament, Sand Volleyball Courts west of Centennial Beach

1 p.m. Dunk Tank with Cathy Subber of Advanced Health of Naperville, Jaycees Info Booth

1-2 p.m. Radio Disney Road Show, Family Fun Land

1-2 p.m. Diaper Derby, Naper Settlement

2 p.m. Dunk Tank with Naperville North High School Football Coach Sean Drendel, Jaycees Info Booth

2-3 p.m. Sideswipe, Family Fun Land

2-3:30 p.m. Vintage Vinyl, Free Entertainment Stage

2-4 p.m. Kid's Slam Dunk Contest, Naper Settlement

2-4 p.m. Four-Legged Follies, West of Centennial Beach near baseball fields

3 p.m. Dunk Tank with Ray Kinney of Minuteman Press, Jaycees Info Booth

3-4 p.m. Radio Disney Road Show, Family Fun Land

3-10 p.m. Food Vendors open, Main Stage

4-5:30 p.m. Josh Holmes, Free Entertainment Stage

4-5:30 p.m. Sister Hazel, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

4-11 p.m. Shuttle bus runs

5 p.m. Dunk Tank with Naperville Councilman Grant Wehrli, Jaycees Info Booth

6-7:30 p.m. The Breakfast Club, Free Entertainment Stage

6-7:30 p.m. Poi Dog Pondering, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

8-10 p.m. 3 in Counting, Free Entertainment Stage

8-10 p.m. Gin Blossoms, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

SUNDAY

9:30-11:30 a.m. Talent Show and Hit Sync Contest, Entertainment Stage on Jackson

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Ashley Whippet Invitational World Championship, Grand Pavilion

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family Fun Land Business Expo, Family Fun Land

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family Fun Land open

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Business Expo, Eagle Street and Jackson Avenue

10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Carnival open, Jackson Avenue

10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Food vendors open, Jackson Avenue

11 a.m. Dunk Tank with Metea Valley High School Football Coach Ted Monken, Jaycees Info Booth

11 a.m. to Noon Spaghetti Eating Contest, Family Fun Land Special Events Tent

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food vendors open, Family Fun Land

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Apple Pie Bake-Off, Naper Settlement Gazebo

Noon Dunk Tank with Naperville North High School Softball Coach Jerry Kedziora, Jaycees Info Booth

Noon to 1 p.m. Sideswipe, Family Fun Land

Noon to 2 p.m. Wine Tasting, Sponsors Tent at Main Stage

12:30-1:30 p.m. Ice Cream Eating Contest, Family Fun Land Special Events Tent

1 p.m. Dunk Tank with Executive Director of the 2011 Last Fling Brad Taylor, Jaycees Info Booth

1-2 p.m. Cold Blooded Creatures, Family Fun Land

1-4 p.m. Rib Cook-Off, Dommermuth Brestal Cobine at 123 Water St.

2 p.m. Dunk Tank with Naperville Jaycees President Joe Zhu, Jaycees Info Booth

2-3 p.m. Radio Disney Road Show, Family Fun Land

2-3 p.m. Pie Eating Contest, near Martin Mitchell Museum at Naper Settlement

2-3:30 p.m. Kickin Jimmy, Free Entertainment Stage

3 p.m. Dunk Tank with park district Executive Director Ray McGury, Jaycees Info Booth

3-5 p.m. Disney Meet and Greet, Family Fun Land

3-10 p.m. Food vendors open, Main Stage

4-5:30 p.m. Black Cat Bone, Free Entertainment Stage

4-11 p.m. Shuttle bus runs

5:30-6:30 p.m. Bradley Gaskin, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

6-7:30 p.m. The Rolling Jones, Free Entertainment Stage

6:45-7:45 p.m. Tyler Farr, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

8-10 p.m. Red Rebel County, Free Entertainment Stage

8-10 p.m. Xtreme Muzik, The Tour with Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

MONDAY

9:30 a.m. Fling Mile, Mill Street near Naperville North High School

10 a.m. Labor Day Parde, downtown Naperville

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Carnival open, Jackson Street

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food vendors open, Jackson Street

11 a.m. to Noon Sideswipe, Family Fun Land

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family Fun Land Business Expo, Family Fun Land

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family Fun Land open

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food vendors open, Family Fun Land

Noon to 1 p.m. Cold Blooded Creatures, Family Fun Land

Noon to 6 p.m. Business Expo, Eagle Street and Jackson Avenue

Noon to 6 p.m. Food vendors open, Main Stage

1-2 p.m. Blue Moon Swamp, The John Fogerty/CCR Tribute, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

1-4 p.m. Radio Disney Road Show and Special Performance

1-6 p.m. Shuttle bus runs

2-3:30 p.m. Twist of Faith, Free Entertainment Stage

2:30-4 p.m. Kimi Hayes, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

4-6 p.m. Brother John, Free Entertainment Stage

4:30-6 p.m. Cathy Richardson and the Macrodots, Belgio's Catering Main Stage

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