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5 THINGS TO DO | Spring Is Here! Celebrate with these Fun Events & Activities


With Spring's arrival comes many fun and unique things to do around town for everyone in your family. Here's a list of some of our favorites that we think you're going to really love. Enjoy!

1. Fairy Garden Festival • April 10 & 11

ST. CHARLES–The Fairy Garden Festival will be hosted at Heinz Brothers Greenhouse Garden Center on April 10 & 11. This is a fun family friendly opportunity to explore the garden center, see what’s new, and get excited about spring. Help your kids discover the joy in gardening and plants and let your imagination create something wonderful. Join the Fairy Garden Make and Take Area to create something special. Follow the clues in our Fairy Garden Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win the Grand Prize.

2. WhirlyBall Reopens May 1

NAPERVILLE-With friendly competition, entertainment, exceptional food & drink, WhirlyBall Naperville provides the perfect venue for all ages and occasions. The two-story “eatertainment” complex features a variety of activities–WhirlyBall, LaserTag, HyperBowling and Bowling plus private event spaces for groups of any size. Enjoy customized menus featuring The Pivot Room’s selection of elevated American fare and craft beverages. WhirlyBall Naperville, 3103 Odyssey Ct, (630) 932-4800,

3. Spring Bluff Nursery • Now Open

SUGAR GROVE–Spring is in the air and it’s time to start planning for your beautiful summer blooms. From rose bushes to blossoming ornament trees, take a rise out to this beautiful nursery in Kane County, Outdoor, open air access to their tree, shrub, and perennial areas are now open. Greenhouses also open. Face coveringas and a 6 foot distance req.

4. Spring Craft Show • May 21-23

AURORA–Get ready for the Spring Craft Show at the Chicago Premium Outlet Mall this May. There will be 30 local vendors set up in various areas of the mall, during mal hours each day. Check online for a map of the exact vendor locations.

5. Water Lantern Festival • May 22

AURORA–Experience the magic of Water Lantern Festival on May 22 where you’ll enjoy tasty food trucks, fun music and an incredible sight as thousands of floating lanterns reflect messages of love, hope and happiness. As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. Experience the lights of Water Lantern Festival. It’s a night that you’ll never forget.


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