Back by popular demand, the ever popular Taste of Bolingbrook makes its way back into the village this weekend.
The 4th annual community festival, sponsored by the and aimed at highlighting the cuisine and dining options available to area residents, will take place from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, on the grounds behind Bolingbrook’s Town Center at 375 W. Briarcliff Road.
“This year’s Taste of Bolingbrook event will bring new restaurants and even better lineup of entertainment," said Mike Evans, president and chief operating officer of Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce. “Over a dozen local restaurants are participating this year along with several area businesses, a complete family activity zone, and best of all the entire event is free to attend.”
Some of the restaurants participating this year include Andy's Frozen Custard, , , , , ,, Fatty Magoo's, Jersey Mike's, and .
“I think one of my favorite things this year is our chance to highlight earlier in the spring,” Evans said. “It just shows how well this entire community works together."
A family activity zone is being sponsored by Rentals Unlimited, and Party Hoppers. Activities will include a bounce house, obstacle course, climbing wall, and much more.
A new event for this year's Taste of Bolingbrook is the StayCation Raffle. The winner will receive an all-expense paid trip for two to Bolingbrook.
“That’s right, we don’t believe you have to go very far anymore to enjoy time with your family and friends,” Evans said.
The package will include a weekend stay at the aloft Hotel,meals, shopping, movie tickets, water park passes, spa treatments, and more. The total prize value is near $2,000.
To enter the contest, pick up an entry form from one of the participating restaurants and turn it in at the Taste of Bolingbrook. Winner need not be present at the time of the drawing, but must be present to enter the contest.
The Taste of Bolingbrook is free to attend and open to the public, including free parking. For more information, visit www.bolingbrook.org or call (630) 226-8420.