5 Suburban holiday festivals begin Thursday
Jun 30, 2016 5:47 AM - Five Northwest suburban festivals begin today, and another starts on Friday. Here's what you need to know to successfully go "festing" close to home. Arlington Heights Frontier Days: today-July 4, Recreation Park, 500 Miner St. Three live entertainment stages, food, bingo, carnival rides, games and contests, the Frontier Days Stampede, arts and crafts and more. Hours: 5-11 p.m. today, 5 p.m.-midnight Friday, noon-midnight Saturday and Sunday, noon-10 p.m. Monday. Main stage: 8 p.m. today, Semple Band featuring Keith Semple; 8 p.m. Friday, Plain White T's; 8 p.m. Saturday, The Wallflowers; 8 p.m. Sunday, Here Come The Mummies; 7:30 p.m. Monday, American English. Park in downtown Arlington Heights and grab a shuttle to the fest grounds. Free admission. Details, frontierdays.org.