The Children’s Area is a place dedicated for kind to partake in fun activities like face painting, magic shows and art activities.

Event Time Event Description
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Picnic games, temporary tattoos, coloring, crafts
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chicago Red Stars Women’s Professional Soccer Team
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Kids Kampus
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm HTHT – Science Made Fun
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm LEGOLAND® Discovery Center
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Roadrunners Soccer Club (soccer skills)
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Seven Bridges Ice Arena
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Victory Martial Arts Booth

On Stage Shows in Children’s Area

Event Time Event Description
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Music by The Magnifiers
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Premier Princess Parties – Meet & Greet and Sing Along with “Mermaid Princess” and “Web Crawler”
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Miss MichelleBell, Fire Dancer and Hula Hoop Extraordinaire!
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chris McBrien “The Magic Storyteller”
Event Time Event Description
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Lisle Library
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Ball Factory
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chasers Laser Tag
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chicago Red Stars Women’s Professional Soccer Team
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Kids Kampus
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Oakridge Hobbies & Toys
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Roadrunners Soccer Club (soccer skills)
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Seven Bridges Ice Arena
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Victory Martial Arts Booth
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Picnic games, temporary tattoos, coloring, crafts
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Enchanted Castle’s Mascot “Wally the Wizard”
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Premier Princess Parties – Meet & Greet with “Snow Queen” and “Snow Princess”

On Stage Shows in Children’s Area

Event Time Event Description
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Music by The Magnifiers
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Animal Quest
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Miss MichelleBell, Fire Dancer and Hula Hoop Extraordinaire!
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Magic by Randy
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Premier Princess Parties – Sing Along Meet & Greet with “Snow Queen” and “Snow Princess”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Ken Schultz “The Flying Fool” Performance
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Barefoot Hawaiian Dancers
Event Time Event Description
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Kid Snips
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Appearances by Odyssey Fun World’s Mascot “Chipper”
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Ball Factory
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chasers Laser Tag
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chicago Red Stars Women’s Professional Soccer Team
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Chris McBrien, Handwriting Analyst (nominal fee)
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cosley Zoo (animal artifacts)
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm HTHT – Science Made Fun
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Language Stars
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Kids Kampus
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Kidz Kabaret
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm LEGOLAND® Discovery Center
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monkey Joes
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Oakridge Hobbies & Toys
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Odyssey Fun World
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Roadrunners Soccer Club (soccer skills)
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Seven Bridges Ice Arena
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Victory Martial Arts Booth
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Picnic games, temporary tattoos, coloring, crafts
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Doc McStuffins Toy a Check Up Powered by DuPage Medical Group
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Drawing with Young Rembrandts
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nick Connell Balloon Twisting
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Photo Mania Photo Booth (picture for a nominal fee)
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Premier Princess Parties – Meet & Greet with “Huggable Snowman” and “Caped Crusader”

On Stage Shows in Children’s Area

Event Time Event Description
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Music by The Magnifiers
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Magic by Randy
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Premier Princess Parties – Sing Along with “Huggable Snowman” and “Caped Crusader”
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Center Stage Players in association with Kidz Kabaret
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Ken Schultz “The Flying Fool” Performance
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Chris McBrien “The Magic Storyteller”
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Jason Kollum (variety juggling comedy show)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Rope Warrior
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Big Run Wolf Ranch (educational show)

Doc McStuffins Toy Check Up Powered by DuPage Medical Group

Doc McStuffinsJoin Radio Disney Junior Chicago for a Doc McStuffins toy check-up at Lisle Eyes to the Skies, powered by DuPage Medical Group. Bring in your favorite stuffed animal or toy for a check-up with the Radio Disney Junior Road Crew. Experience fun activities focused on healthy living, and well-being. Plus, there will be movin’ and shakin’ along to your favorite Doc songs. See how there is so much you can do to take care of you! Bring your favorite toy on Sat. July 5th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

Special guest appearances by some of your favorite characters


Miss Illinois’ Outstanding Teen and Pre-Teen 2014

miss-teen-2014Grace Etzkorn, Miss Illinois’ Outstanding Teen 2014 and Peyton Newman, Miss Illinois’ Outstanding Pre-Teen 2014. Titleholders for the Miss America Organization. Grace will go on to compete for Miss America’s Outstanding Teen on August 2nd in Orlando, FL. Grace’s personal platform is Keep the Future Bright – Substance Free Youth, and Peyton’s personal service platform is Improving Literacy in Illinois.

Entertainment Provided by:

Animal Quest logo Animal Quest is an animal outreach company providing informative, entertaining live animal presentations for a broad spectrum of audiences and events. Animals are our passion. Our goal is to bring the wonders and wows of the animal kingdom to people of all ages, bringing to light the beauty and truth in the creatures of the wild. Join us for the opportunity to see and touch animals you may not have even known existed.
Ball Factory Logo Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe invites you to come and test your driving skills!!! Visit us by our booth – where a great fleet of vehicles is waiting for you. All of them are tractors. Some of them also have trailers to carry around tree-trunks or balls. Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe in Naperville, IL is safe, clean, and stimulating environment for physically active children aged 12 and under to play in and explore. 10.000 sqf Area consist giant 2,000 square foot 4 levels play structure, 30 foot long triple slide, enclosed Parent & Tot Lounge- play area for toddlers under the age of 4, a Café with seating to accommodate 60 persons. Play areas have soft indoor play equipment with extensive padding and no sharp edges. For family celebrations, such as birthdays and special occasions Ball Factory offers private party rooms hosted by trained staff to provide a child everything he/she would want in a birthday – several hours of fun , private party room, food and beverage. Ball Factory desires playtime to be as rewarding for the parents as it is for the children, as they spend time together. For more information please visit us at
B Gunther and Company, Inc. Special thanks to B Gunther and Company, Inc. who will again be providing the balloons for the Children’s Area.
Barefoot-Hawaiian Barefoot Hawaiian, Inc. Since 1983, The Barefoot Hawaiian, Inc. has been bringing the Spirit of Aloha to the Midwest and beyond! The company is home to Chicago land’s largest “Halau” – Hula School – located in Des Plaines, Illinois. Hawaiian and Polynesian Dance classes are open to ages 3 and up. A retail Hawaiian Shop open year round, carries Leis, Hawaiian clothing, grass skirts and more! Learn the Hula, have a party and Celebrate Paradise!
Big_Run_Logo Big Run Wolf Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, federally licensed, wildlife education facility featuring rescued North American wildlife. Our animals include timber, arctic and British Columbian wolves, coyote, black bear, cougar, groundhog, skunk, porcupine and many other wild and domestic animals. Our programs to off-site locations include only the animals that we can travel with. At our facility we provide up-close and personal wildlife lectures with guided and unguided tours, overnight camping and open house events. Our programs are for all ages – children and adults. We love our animals and our audiences and they love us!
Cosley zoo logo color Cosley Zoo is situated on five acres and dotted with ponds, this nationally recognized zoo, located in Wheaton, offers an up close experience with a large variety of domestic farm animals and native Illinois wildlife. A stroll through the barn gives visitors an opportunity to encounter a wooly llama, playful goats and a host of other animals. Discover wildlife exhibits, with their shady expanses which immerse you in natural habitats for White-tailed Deer, Red Fox, Three-toed Box Turtles, a Black-crowned Night Heron and a collection of other animals.
Chasers Laser Tag Logo Chasers Laser Tag You’ve NEVER played Laser Tag until you have played CHASER TAG~home of one of the top 3 largest arenas in the United States! Brand new facility in Naperville & Orland Park.Looking for a SHOCKING twist to paintball or airsoft for ages 12 to adult? Try Storm Strike powered by iCombat at our Naperville stadium. Get hit~get SHOCKED with 5000 volts! Call of Duty has nothing on this live action battle time.. Visit our website for details Be sure to check out our interactive game floor & dance floor for private dance party’s for your toddlers to tweens!
Chicago Red Stars logo The Chicago Red Stars, founded in 2007, are one of nine professional soccer clubs in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The team boasts players from the U.S. and Canadian Women’s National Teams, in addition to some of the top international players from around the world. Members of the team include U.S. Women’s National Team players Christen Press and Shannon Boxx, as well as Olympians and World Cup stars Karina LeBlanc and Melissa Tancredi. For more information on the Red Stars or to purchase tickets for the 2014 season, please visit the team’s official website at
Chris McBrien Logo Chris McBrien, The Magic Storyteller is FUNNY! He’s an acclaimed ventriloquist and comedian who specialized in school and family shows worldwide! He performs over 350 shows yearly in the United States, Canada and Germany! His family friendly comedy, puppets, magic and audience participation will have you and your family laughing till it hurts! Don’t miss out on this amazing variety show all ages will enjoy!
Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles is a live, up-close, hands-on experience about reptiles and amphibians from around the world. The show is safe, very funny, educational and interactive.
Rope Warrior Logo David Fisher, The Rock ‘N’ Rope Warrior has been performing his interactive and visually entertaining jump rope show all over the world for the last 20 years. Career highlights include: Performances for Boris Yeltsin in Russia, and for Presidents Clinton and Bush. He has made over 100 national television appearances and currently holds two world records. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! recognizes David as The World’s Best Rope Jumper, and he is scheduled to be nominated for induction into the Fitness Hall of Fame this year. The Rock ‘N’ Rope Warrior performs live for about 5000 school children/week throughout the school year as he brings his Ropenastics shows and workshops across the country. There is additional information and videos on our new website In addition to his rope jumping, David also just released his first family/kids CD. There are funny music videos and audio tracks in the MUSIC section of the website.
Dion Riccardo’s Victory Martial Arts Academy. Since 1996, Dion Riccardo’s Victory Martial Arts Academy has been providing martial arts instruction,lessons and classes in the Forest Park and Oak Park area. In addition we have included Martial Arts Classes in the Orland Park, Tinley Park, Lisle, Oswego and Chicago area as well.
 Doc McStuffins Join Radio Disney Junior Chicago for a Doc McStuffins toy check-up at Lisle Eyes to the Skies, powered by DuPage Medical Group. Bring in your favorite stuffed animal or toy for a check-up with the Radio Disney Junior Road Crew. Experience fun activities focused on healthy living, and well-being. Plus, there will be movin’ and shakin’ along to your favorite Doc songs. See how there is so much you can do to take care of you!
Enchanted Castle Logo Enchanted Castle is Chicagoland’s premier entertainment complex with 60,000 square feet of indoor fun! Attractions include Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Krazy Bumper Kars, Games, Miniature Golf, Kid’s Quest Softplay, Sir Bounce-A-Lot’s Inflatable Kingdom and a 625-seat restaurant with karaoke entertainment. We specialize in events and celebrations including birthdays, group field trips, holiday parties and corporate team-building outings. Wally the Wizard will be appearing on July 4th, 1:30pm – 3:30 pm
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Good things happen when you explore the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s 60 forest preserves, 145 miles of trails and five education centers. For a calendar of events — with programs from archery to fishing clinics to ranger-led hikes — trail and fishing maps, picnicking and camping information, the latest DuPage forest preserve news and much more, visit or call (630) 933-7200.
High Touch -High Tech is Science Made Fun! We offers hands-on curriculum based Science workshops for children preK – middle school. We offer preschool workshops, In-school Field Trips, After School Workshops, Science Nights, Special Events, Summer Camps, Libraries and Parties. We come to your location! Children become the Scientist and do the experiments- every workshop includes take home activities.
Jason Kollum Logo Jason Kollum, is a high-energy Pro Juggler who will WOW all ages of kids and families with the variety juggling comedy performance that is filled with lots of comedy, audience interaction and improvisation, and his quirky, unique style and upbeat humor. Balls, clubs, rings, spinning balls, giant beanbag chairs, and even flaming torches will all be sent flying through the air, all leading up to the big balancing and juggling finale that will have everybody on the edge of their seats! Jason performs at festivals and events all throughout Chicagoland, including performances for the Chicago Bulls, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Taste of Chicago, and events all throughout the MidWest! Plus, after the show, Jason Kollum will be walking tall as the giant juggling Stilt-Walker!
Ken Schultz “The Flying Fool” has For over 20 years been dazzling audiences across the United States & Canada. Ken’s show is time tested, clean & has positive fun that will not offend, but rather bring the best out of any group. Ken uses a symphony of juggling, physical comedy, humor and improvisation. The real magic of Ken’s show is his use of audience participation where he lets the audience become part of the show, guiding them through a ridiculous adventure. Ken amazes people with stunts of fire-eating, bowling ball juggling, and balancing an 8 ft. table on his chin. The comic freshness of Ken’s character and improvisation keeps the audience laughing and smiling throughout the show. Your organization will have something to talk about for days after one of Ken’s performances. Ken Schultz, “The Flying Fool”, is dedicated to making you look good at your next event.
 Kidz Kabaret Logo Kidz Kabaret Center Stage Players, Kidz Kabaret, present FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL, based on the beloved New York Times Best Selling book by celebrated actress Julianne Moore, is a brand new family musical. You and your family can step inside the book’s pages with Freckleface and friends as they learn to love the skin they’re in. Come watch popular numbers from the musical and meet the cast!”
kidsnips logo Kid Snips is Chicagoland’s premier family salon for kid’s haircuts. At KidSnips we promise to do our best to provide high quality haircuts by kid-friendly, talented stylists. Kids love our car-shaped chairs, watching kid’s videos, and playing video games — just a few of our kid-friendly distractions to help them hold still for a great style! After the haircut, your child will pick out a free treat from our Treasure Chest and also get a free balloon. You and your child will be eager to return to KidSnips again and again. At KidSnips, you can always count on an exciting, wholesome and clean environment for your family. If for any reason you are not pleased with your haircut or service, please let us know. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please visit our website or give us a call!
Kids Kampus Logo Kids Kampus Located just East of Washington at 603 East Diehl Road, Kids Kampus Child Care and Early Learning Center has been serving the Naperville Community since 1998. Privately owned and operated, our degreed and experienced teachers provide nurturing, top quality child care to children ages 6 weeks to 13 years old. From our warm, stimulating, Infant Program to our exciting, fast paced Before and After School Program and Summer Camps, we are dedicated to providing a supportive, consistent and challenging environment for young children and their families. Our curriculum includes music, science, art, math, literacy, dramatic play, large and small muscle activities, games, outdoor play and field trips to enrich your child’s learning. Stop by for a tour any time Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m and 6:00 p.m., give us a call at (630) 577-0046, or visit us online at
Language Stars teaches children foreign language the same way they learned their first language. Here at Language Stars we re-create how children learn their first language, with classes taught entirely in the new language… by our extraordinary, native-speaking teachers. Watch your children travel to new places with Language Stars: Classes for parents & tots (age 1-3); preschoolers, grades K-2, and grades 3-5. Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, Italian or German. Dynamic native-speaking teachers from 20 countries. Proven curriculum developed by our team of educators, linguists and early childhood experts. 15 Chicago-area locations. 5 Washington DC-area locations. Academic year programs. Summer programs, including week-long and summer-long day camps. Programs at your child’s school
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center invites you to come build with their model buidlers. Participate in LEGO® Creative Build Challenges or build a LEGO Race Car and race it down our ramp! Be sure to pick up your KIDS GO FREE coupon at their booth and enter for a chance to win 4 Annual Passes.
Lisle Library logo Lisle Library, With over 50,000 circulating items just for children and teens, Lisle Library’s Youth Services Department has something for every young library-goer. Whether it’s a classic of children’s literature or the hottest new videogame, our collection covers a wide range of tastes. We also offer a great range of free, enriching activities and services to the children, families and teachers of our community. Come and see what we’re all about here in Lisle Library’s Youth Services Department. Grow with us this summer at the Lisle Library! Stop by our table to learn more about our Summer Read and make a craft that you can take home and grow!
Magic By Randy – Randall Berstein For Chicagoland’s best in magical entertainment, Magic by Randy is your one-stop source for fun, interactive entertainment. From corporate board rooms to trade shows to birthday parties, Randy Bernstein has performed his unique style of magic-comedy for corporate clients and employees at some of Chicago’s most prominent companies and trade shows, as well as at area park districts, schools, libraries, and private events and parties. Kids, teachers, and parents all love Randy’s funny, high-energy shows that can be tailored for audiences of all ages. For a school assembly that makes kids laugh and delivers positive messages, Randy is second to none. Or make your boy or girl’s next birthday celebration a magical and memorable one with balloon animals or a special themed party — Randy’s got you covered! Randy’s careful attention to each client’s requests ensures a customized show for every event, big or small. Whatever your need — from corporate magic shows to fundraising events and birthday parties — Magic by Randy is sure to leave a lasting impression.
The Magnifiers The Magnifiers are a rock band of siblings ages 8-14 from the Chicago area. They specialize in time travel, the zombie apocalypse, and facial hair. They will rock your socks off with their rad original tunes! The Magnifiers have been a band for about two and a half years. They recorded an EP at IV Labs in Chicago and hope to get back into the studio to record a full-length album soon. The EP can be listened to and purchased here:
Miss MichelleBell Picture Miss MichelleBell is a highly experienced multiple fire prop and act performer. She resides in Chicago where she performs and teaches regularly.  Be prepared to be mesmerized by fire eating and twirling and wowed by a 6 hula hoop act!  You don’t want to miss this act!
Monkey Joe Logo Monkey Joes has a play area of wall-to-wall fun features inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses, guaranteed to keep your kids active, happy, and healthy. We gladly accept walk-in guests any time we’re open. Bring your kids 12 years-old and younger, to our inflatable play center any time, where they can safely bounce, jump, slide, and have fun. We are open Mon-Thurs 10AM-5PM Fri-Sat 10AM-8PM and Sunday 11AM-6PM
Nick Connell logo Nick Connell Balloon Twisting is hired by people and organizations to foster a dynamic vibe with balloon “magic.” If you are planning a small or large gathering of any sort with some need for unique pizzaz, I could be a great addition to you party. Being dubbed “a normal person who can dazzle with balloons,” I have a passion for engaging with people (yes, children to adults) and creating fun moments together: with wit, humor and creativity.
Oakridge Hobbies Logo Oakridge Hobbies & Toys is a family owned and run store conveniently located in at 75th and Lemont Road in Darien, IL. Selected as the Best Toy and Hobby Shop in Chicago by Chicago Magazine, we offer a large selection of unique toys, hobbies and gifts and friendly service.
Odyssey Fun World Logo Odyssey Fun World opened its doors in 1995 as a 45,000 square foot indoor facility in Tinley Park, and we have been serving the community as an out of this world Family Fun Center ever since. In 1996, we expanded our indoor facility by adding an 11 acre outdoor park. In 2000, we extended out to Naperville and opened a 55,000 square foot facility. Naperville also houses two outdoor paintball fields and an inflatable kidz
grunge film background with space for text or image Photo Mania Photo Booths are the perfect addition to any Wedding, Cooperate Event, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Sweet Sixteens, Quinceanera, New Years Eve Celebrations, Family Reunions, and so much more. Photo Booths are also great at school functions such as Proms, Homecoming Dances, and other school activities. So whether you are planning a wedding, birthday party, or any other special event, make sure you book a photo booth from Photo Mania. Our friendly, professional staff will be on hand to help you in any way possible. With Photo Mania you will have a memory that will last a lifetime. Photo Mania uses the newest in digital picture technology from Sony and Mitsubishi. Photos are printed out for your guests in about 15 seconds and will last for years. We offer 3 different option for your photos. We offer the traditional type photo booth enclosure where the guests can sit and close the curtain. There is also the “Open Air” photo experience where your guest can gather in front of a drape backdrop.(This allows more guests in each picture) Finally you can choose to go with the “Photo Lounge” look. This works great when you have a scene or setting at the event you would like to have in the background. Now available, green screen technology and the ability to upload your photos direct to Facebook, Twitter or your email account right from our IPAD kiosk!
premiere princess Premier Princess Parties makes all your dreams come true. Just wish upon a star and we transform your special event into a magical celebration. We strive for perfection by providing the most popular characters, all inclusive party packages and great service. From that perfect princess to superheroes or Mickey, Minnie & Elmo that really talk, Premier Princess Parties is the fairy godmother of your dreams! To peek into the world of Premier Princess Parties please visit us at Like us on Facebook for our daily princess posts.
Print Roadrunners Soccer Club has been a competitive Club since 1980 and we are one of the oldest clubs in the western suburbs. Our soccer program continues to flourish and we currently have over 30 teams of boys and girls of all ages from 4 years to age 23. Our training, coaching and levels of play are of the highest standards and follow training regimens as outlined by the United States Soccer Federation’s National curriculum. Roadrunner’s coaching staff is second to none. Our coaches strive to help facilitate our players’ soccer development while nurturing their understanding and knowledge of this ultimate TEAM game. Not only do we hope to cultivate better soccer players but we also hope to play a part in positively shaping the character and citizenship of our players.Our accomplishments include a large list of State, Regional and National Champions, and among our recent achievements: In 2013 Roadrunners had more NISL State Cup Finalists than any club in the state. You can find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. For more information, please go to our website at
Seven Bridges Logo Seven Bridges Ice Arena After the long hot days of summer, be sure to stop by Seven Bridges Ice Arena for a nice cool down at one of our public skate sessions! Call (630) 271-4400 for more information.
Young Rembrandts Logo Stay cool and draw with Young Rembrandts at Eyes to the Skies! We teach children how to draw! Drawing is a skill that can be learned by all children. Our step-by-step lessons teach fundamental art skills in a fun, safe environment. Young Rembrandts classes are educational and can give your child an academic advantage. New lessons every week at your child’s school, with an art history lesson every month. Join us July 6th for a drawing adventure at our Drawing Stations during the Eyes to Skies Festival. In a few simple steps, Children will complete an EPIC drawing of a Monkey!

EntertainersChildren’s Area Porta-Potties will have special seats that make it easier for young children to use.