The annual Strawberry Festival, a decades-old tradition in downtown Long Grove, is returning in all its glory following a couple of years hampered by the pandemic.
The three-day event, which draws thousands of visitors, began Friday and continues through Sunday.
Admission is $5 per person, free for children younger than 12.
The School of Rock of Arlington Heights plays the main stage at the Long Grove Strawberry Fest on Saturday.
– John Starks | Staff Photographer
Like always, the strawberry is the star attraction. Area restaurants, cooks, and vendors will offer pop-up shops to serve strawberry-centric cuisine along with offer other summertime delights.
Visitors can also experience a carnival with popular rides, participate in kids’ games and listen to live music. Classic rock tribute band ARRA will headline on Sunday. Bands will play on multiple stages; visit longgrove.org/festivals/strawberry-fest for the full lineup.