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Good times in the City this weekend

Park Ridge has a fun-filled weekend planned and a bit of something for everyone.


Friday, August 17

Summer Concert at South Park - Tainted Jake
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

South Park
833 W. Talcott Road
Park Ridge, IL , 60068


Join the Park Ridge Park District for its summer concerts at South Park.  TAINTED JAKE blends alt-rock and blues soul, performing chart-topping hits from the ‘60s to today - from The Rolling Stones and AC/DC to Foo Fighters and Mumford & Sons.


Saturday, August 18

Park Ridge Farmers Market  7 am - 1 pm / rain or shine on Prairie, between Main and Garden.  For more information, visit  At the market, you'll find a great selection of fruits, vegetables and other food products are available every week. Browse the markets vendors and be sure to check weekly for the latest events and programs offered.


Vine Street BBQ Competition & Fest 2018    Noon - 10 pm

Hodges Park at Butler, between Prospect & Courtland Avenues

Come to the 2nd Annual Vine St BBQ Competition & Fest in Hodges Park.  Join us for great food, music and family fun with the main event being the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) Sanctioned BBQ competition.  In addition to the BBQ competition there will be a kids’ zone, food vendors, music and more.  There is no charge to attend.  Food and drink will be available for purchase.    
Forty teams have registered to compete in four BBQ categories: ribs, chicken, sauce and best dish.  Net proceeds from the event will be donated to Avenues to Independence, Maine Township Food Pantry and Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Please note that Courtland Avenue between Prospect and Butler will be closed and Butler Place between Prospect and Vine will also be closed.  Closures are scheduled from 5 am Saturday until midnight.   
Visit  or check us out on Facebook at @vinestbbq






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