Itasca Fest opens four-day run in Washington Park

  • Daniella Villegas, 5, sits on her dad Nick's shoulders at the first night of Itasca Fest Thursday. They were watching her sister Iylah, 7, ride a midway ride with her mother Jordan. They are from Roselle.

      Daniella Villegas, 5, sits on her dad Nick's shoulders at the first night of Itasca Fest Thursday. They were watching her sister Iylah, 7, ride a midway ride with her mother Jordan. They are from Roselle. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • The Arlingtones men's a cappella chorus performs on the first night of Itasca Fest Thursday.

      The Arlingtones men's a cappella chorus performs on the first night of Itasca Fest Thursday. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Two boys communicate on the Ferris wheel under the moon on the first night of Itasca Fest Thursday.

      Two boys communicate on the Ferris wheel under the moon on the first night of Itasca Fest Thursday. John Starks | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 7/12/2019 6:33 AM

The 30th annual Itasca Fest opened Thursday evening in Washington Park and will continue through Sunday at 350 E. Irving Park Road.

Sponsored by the Itasca Lions Club in cooperation with the village, the festival raises money for local service groups and charities and for projects to help fight blindness.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

This year's entertainment lineup will feature ARRA on Friday, Sawyer Brown on Saturday and American English on Sunday.

For details, visit itasca.com or itascalions.org.

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