Jubilee—just the name evokes thoughts of fun, sun and carnival thrills.
The annual Bolingbrook festival, which began as the old Pathways Fest, is one of the most popular events in the village.
"Jubilee 2011 will be all that and more," said Ken Lindeman, chairman of Bolingbrook’s civic and cultural affairs commission. "We encourage everyone to come out and join the fun."
The festival begins Friday night at 6 p.m. and runs through Sunday, and is held in the parking lot of the .
Parking is free with shuttle service available from the parking lot.
The shuttle bus service runs from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Friday, 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, and from 1:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m Sunday.
Ride wristbands cost $20, which covers rides all day Saturday and Sunday from noon until 4 p.m.
Bingo, which annually attracts thousands of area residents, will be held in a tent on all three days and free concerts will be held on the village's performing arts stage.
On stage Friday:
On stage Saturday:
- Those in Glass Houses (1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
- Storm Warning (3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
- Rock of Ages (5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
- Covergurl (7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.)
- The Voices (9 p.m. to close)
On stage Sunday:
- TFA (Ted from Accounting) (2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
- Denny Diamond (Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Elvis tribute) (4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
- Bob West (Elvis tribute) (6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
- Buckingham’s (8:30 p.m. to close)
Other activities include a beanbag tournament, summer cruise car show as well as an arts and crafts show.
Always showing community support, the Bolingbrook Park District will be on hand with staff operating the climbing wall and trackless train.
For more information about the Jubilee visit www.BolingbrookCACA.org
To see photos from last year's Jubilee, click .