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2019 Taste of Park Ridge is Underway

July 10, 2019 11:57 AM

Ready for great family fun, food, and entertainment?  The Taste of Park Ridge is sure to provide a wide array of delicious delights to its patrons, in addition to offering first class-acts on the entertainment stage and fun for the entire  family.   Festivities kick-off on Thursday, July 11, 11 am - 10:30 pm.  Friday and Saturday, the hours are 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.


Canopies on Courtland

The Canopies on Courtland, held on July 13, is a showcase for local businesses, community organizations, and Taste of Park Ridge sponsors.  It is operated in partnership with the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, the Park Ridge Park District, and the City of Park Ridge.  Kiddie rides, bounce houses, and more will abound, as will giveaways and entertainment for all ages.  Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Sidewalk Sales

Come browse the Summer Sidewalk Sale merchandise offered by numerous merchants in Park Ridge July 8 - 13.  The Sidewalk Sale is a weeklong event that has traditionally ran in tandem with the Taste of Park Ridge event. 


Street Closures

Summit Avenue between Prospect and Touhy will be closed to traffic for the Taste of Park Ridge Event.  Summit Avenue will close at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning (July 10) and remain closed until approximately 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning (July 14).

Courtland Avenue will also be closed to traffic between Prospect and Butler on July 12 and 13.  Breakdown after the event should be completed by 9:00 a.m., Sunday, July 14.

Use caution when traveling in this vicinity due to increased pedestrian and vehicular traffic during this period. 


Bus Detours

Bus detours will begin on Wednesday July 10 for bus routes 209, 241, and 290 due to the Taste of Park Ridge event. 

Route 209 Northbound (to Metra UP-NW Des Plaines Station)
 Northwest Highway - Washington Avenue - Touhy Avenue - Busse Highway - Resume normal route.

Route 209 Southbound (to Harlem CTA Station)
 Trips will follow regular route.

Route 241 Northbound and Southbound
 Buses will not enter the Metra UP-NW Park Ridge Station. Please board/exit the bus on Touhy Avenue.

Route 290 Eastbound (to Howard CTA Station)
 Courtland Avenue - Belle Plaine Avenue - Cumberland Avenue - Touhy Avenue - Resume normal route.

Route 290 Westbound (to Cumberland CTA Station)
 Touhy Avenue - Cumberland Avenue - Belle Plaine Avenue - Courtland Avenue - Resume normal route.

Detours will run from 6 am July 10 to 9 am  July 14.  Please anticipate delays during this detour

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