Try flights at the Craft Beer Hall, eat food on a stick, listen to free concerts and watch the 2 p.m. daily parade.
It's canceled in 2020, but a Food Parade will be held Aug. 20-23 and 27-30 and Sept. 3-7, $20 per vehicle.
This free festival features music at the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park.
They call this the world's largest music festival. More than 800 acts perform on 11 stages along Lake Michigan.
This gathering of steam engines and antique cars, trucks and tractors also features a horse pull, concerts, square dancing and a parade.
Enjoy a weekend of music in Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Lake Superior.
Revel in the past during this show of antique machinery, which includes rides on trains and a carousel, square dancing, roving musicians and nightly jamborees.
This Swiss town near Madison has been putting on an outdoor William Tell pageant since 1938. Festivities include a children's lantern parade, yodeling, an arts show and ethnic fashions.
There's chip-chucking contests in this Wisconsin River town, but also music, kids' games and an arts and crafts fair. The Tournament of Chips parade is at noon Saturday.
In addition to heavy athletics — throwing weights, hammers, logs and sacks of hay — there will be piping, drumming, dancing, longbow competitions, dog demonstrations and traditional Scottish food.
This free benefit festival on Capitol Square includes 200 menu items from more than 80 restaurants, all priced at $1-$4. There's also music on three stages.
The festival in this southern suburb of Chicago features more than 300 artisans, music, a carnival and a parade Sunday.
Go on guided tours of Ashland's famous murals, meet the artists and go on a mural scavenger hunt. There's also food, music, crafts and a car show.
On Neshotah Beach, watch giant kites, precision stunt teams, a release of sky lanterns and fireworks. There will be live music Saturday night and free kite-making for kids on Saturday.
This free Fox Cities jazz festival is in Jefferson Park, on the shores of Lake Winnebago.
In this Door County village, there will be a vintage boat show, craft fair, kids' carnival, music and Saturday fireworks.