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posted: 7/23/2013 1:44 PM

Downtown Mt. Prospect hosts two-day Block Party

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  • The annual Mount Prospect Midsummer Downtown Block Party draws all ages.

      The annual Mount Prospect Midsummer Downtown Block Party draws all ages.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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    Wedding Banned

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    Sixteen Candles Band

Submitted by the Village of Mount Prospect

The 14th annual Mount Prospect Downtown Block Party is right around the corner. On Friday and Saturday, July 26-27, the Village of Mount Prospect and the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce will sponsor this festive community event.

The Block Party will be held at Emerson Street and Busse Avenue in downtown Mount Prospect. Festival hours are 5-11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Free kids' activities will be held noon-6 p.m. Saturday, including a climbing wall, pony rides, slide, apple-go-round, bounce houses, face painting, stilt walkers and more.

Special Thanks to Key Event Sponsors: AAA Insurance; Northwest Community Healthcare; Arrow Road Construction; Bar Louie; e+o food and drink; Mia's Cantina; and Republic Services.

Randhurst Village Stage


5 p.m. Diving for Dynamite

7 p.m. Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

9 p.m. Wedding Banned


Noon-4 p.m. Family entertainment, performances and kids' sports demos

5 p.m. Beatolution

7 p.m. 97Nine

9 p.m. Sixteen Candles

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