Mane Event, Taste of Arlington Heights, August 7-8, 2015 in Downtown Arlington Heights

The Mane Event for Arlington Heights' downtown block party is scheduled for Friday, August 7 and the Taste of Arlington Heights is scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015. Both events are located Vail Avenue and Campbell Street in downtown Arlington Heights -- home to a number of great restaurants.



The annual block party is one of the biggest weekend celebrations of the summer with live music from favorite local bands, wonderful food from local restaurants, a business expo at the Mane Event, and children's entertainment.

Mane Event (yes, it is spelled M-A-N-E in reference to a horse’s mane) and the Taste of Arlington weekend kicks off the Million Week in recognition of the upcoming Arlington Million, the premier race event held the following weekend at Arlington International Racecourse on Saturday, August 15. Activities will be held at Arlington International Racecourse during the week leading up to the Arlington Million.

Mane Event Line-up, Friday, August 8  (Organized by the Arlington Heights Special Events Commission)

The Mane Event is from 5 - 11 PM at Vail & Campbell
5-11 PM: Business Expo
5-8 PM: Children's Entertainment
5 PM : Metropolis Performing Arts
6 PM : The Meteors
8:30 PM : Mike & Joe

Taste of Arlington Heights, Saturday, August 8  (Organized by the Chamber of Commerce)

The Taste of Arlington is from Noon - 11 PM at Vail & Campbell
Noon : Entertainment by School of Rock
2 PM : Suburban Chicago's Got Talent - Finale and Winner announced
3:30 PM: Local Entertainment
5 PM: Stone Cold Cash - A Johnny Cash Tribute
6:30 PM : SunFallen
8:30 PM : 7th Heaven

Arlington Million, Saturday, August 15

The Arlington Million is at Arlington International Racecourse
2200 West Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights

Gates open at 11 AM for the must-attend event of summer. Experience the biggest day of racing in Illinois!

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