After rainy start, Wauconda Fest basks in the sun Saturday

  • Wauconda firefighter Clint Herdegen helps 3-year-old Emma Kirtley participate in a kids water fight competition during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      Wauconda firefighter Clint Herdegen helps 3-year-old Emma Kirtley participate in a kids water fight competition during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Victoria Aragon, 6, of Wauconda and John Dolan, 8, of Ingleside compete in kids water fights during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      Victoria Aragon, 6, of Wauconda and John Dolan, 8, of Ingleside compete in kids water fights during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Andrea Pausa of Island Lake pours beer during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      Andrea Pausa of Island Lake pours beer during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • The sun finally came out for day three of Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      The sun finally came out for day three of Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Cali Bremmer 10, and her brother Carter, 7, both of Wonder Lake try to win goldfish during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      Cali Bremmer 10, and her brother Carter, 7, both of Wonder Lake try to win goldfish during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Dave Buisson of Wauconda and his 6-year-old daughter Peyton enjoy a ride on the bumper cars during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      Dave Buisson of Wauconda and his 6-year-old daughter Peyton enjoy a ride on the bumper cars during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Fay Braband, 7, of Volo cools off with a snow cone during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday.

      Fay Braband, 7, of Volo cools off with a snow cone during Wauconda Fest in Cook Park Saturday. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 6/23/2018 7:11 PM

Rides and games were going strong Saturday as the sun finally showed up for day three of Wauconda Fest.

One of the highlights of the day was kids water fights sponsored by the Wauconda Fire Department.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Music headliners for the day were Second Hand Soul, Suburban Cowboy and ARRA.

The fest continues from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. Gina Gonzalez and the Wingmen will take the stage at 5 p.m. followed by Soda at 7:15 p.m.

Sunday will also feature a craft show, a car show, face painting and other activities at Cook Park, 600 N. Main St.

For more information, go to http://waucondaparks.org.

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