Downtown Palatine Street Fest kicked off at 5 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Brockway and Slade streets, just north of Palatine Road and only blocks from the village's Metra station.
The event continues 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday with live music, food, and plenty of activities and entertainment for kids. Admission is free.
The music begins at noon Saturday with the Good Mondays, followed by Late Night FM at 1:30 p.m. and kids' favorite Ralph's World at 3 p.m. 97 Nine takes the stage at 4:30 p.m., followed at 6:15 p.m. by Suburban Cowboys and The Railers at 8:30 p.m. The night's headliner, Chris Janson, goes on at 10 p.m.
On Sunday, the music gets underway at noon with Ember Ocean, followed by the Kevin Presbrey Band at 1 p.m., Bucket Number 6 at 2:30 p.m., and Hello Weekend at 4 p.m. Mike & Joe close out the festival with a 6 p.m. performance.
Kids Zone is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday with a mix of hands-on activities, games, entertainment and demonstrations.
Other activities include the 11th annual Feet Fest, a 3K family fun run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Sunday and the Sweet Pea Pet Parade at 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
For details, visit palatinestreetfest.com.