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updated: 8/19/2017 4:00 PM

Carnival, more draw crowds to South Elgin Riverfest Express

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  • "I won it for my girl, so that when I'm not around she has a guard dog," said Dylan Hartigan, 15, of South Elgin about the giant red bulldog on his lap. Hartigan won the prize on his first try Saturday during South Elgin's Riverfest Express.

      "I won it for my girl, so that when I'm not around she has a guard dog," said Dylan Hartigan, 15, of South Elgin about the giant red bulldog on his lap. Hartigan won the prize on his first try Saturday during South Elgin's Riverfest Express.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Seven-year-old Tyler Davis of South Elgin throws his hands up in glee as he goes down the fun slide Saturday during South Elgin's Riverfest Express.

      Seven-year-old Tyler Davis of South Elgin throws his hands up in glee as he goes down the fun slide Saturday during South Elgin's Riverfest Express.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 

South Elgin's 21st annual Riverfest Express will wrap up Sunday with a popular car show and plenty of other events.

The event at Panton Mill Park included A Special Night For Special Kids on Wednesday, a carnival, Saturday night fireworks and a Craft and Small Business Expo. For model train fans, an intricate model train display, provided by Valley Model Railroad Club in South Elgin, is avaialable at the municipal annex.

On Sunday, the music starts at noon and continues all day. A full list of bands can be found at riverfestexpress.net.

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