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43rd Annual Braidwood Lions Club Summerfest

July 18th thru 21st, 2024

"Stars & Stripes Forever"

A Patriotic Celebration

Held In the Braidwood Park District's Old Smokey City Park (245 W. First St. Braidwood, IL. 60408)

Rides, Games, Food, Free Nightly Entertainment, Bingo and much, much more for the entire family.

** A special thank you to all of our sponsors.  Be sure to scroll down the page to find a complete list of official Summerfest Sponsors who help to make Summerfest shine. **

Check back in the months prior to the festival to find official entry forms/application/information packets. 

Click here for a map of the festival grounds

**Please Note**

No Unauthorized Vending, Soliciting, Peddling or Concession Sales Allowed On Braidwood Park District Grounds During The Festival.  All Vendors, Solicitors, Peddlers or Concession Vendors Must Be Registered And Approved By The Braidwood Lions Club.  Any Unauthorized Vendors, Solicitors, Peddlers or Concessioners Will Be Asked To Leave Park Grounds.

We are NOT accepting any additional food vendors at this time.


For safety reasons, no pets will be allowed on festival grounds in the carnival midway area, food court, entertainment areas, flea market areas, parking lots or baseball field areas, regardless of size, temperament, or leash.  Only certified ADA service animals will be permitted.  Anyone found walking about the festival grounds will be asked to take their pets back home.


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Official 2024 Summerfest Sponsors

With your help, together we will continue to provide the most exciting and fun filled festival
Is your business interested in becoming one our official Summerfest Sponsors? 
Click here for our official Summerfest Sponsorship Request Packet.

                      PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSORS

- Constellation Energy Braidwood Station   35100 S. Rt. 53 Braceville

- Berkot's Super Foods  180 N. Front St. Braidwood
- Braidwood Park District   245 W. First St. Braidwood

                      GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS

- R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory   401 E. Main St. Braidwood

- Arnie Bauer Chevrolet GMC  901 E. Baltimore St. Wilmington

- D'Orazio Ford  1135 S. Water St. Wilmington
- Top Fuel Saloon  275 S. Hickory St. Braidwood
- D Construction  1488 S. Broadway St. Coal City
- Whitmore Ace Hardware  237 N. Front St. Braidwood

- Subway  290 S. Front St. Braidwood
- Camping World Braidwood  800 EZ St. Braidwood
- Northern Illinois Steel Supply Co.   24005 S. Northern Illinois Dr. Channahon
- City of Braidwood  141 W. Main St. Braidwood
- Braidwood Police Department  141 W. Main St. Braidwood
- Braidwood Fire Department  275 W. Main St. Braidwood
- The Braidwood Journal / Free Press Newspapers  111 S. Water St. Wilmington

                      SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS

- Casey's General Store  280 E. Main St. Braidwood 

- Polk-A-Dot Drive In  222 N. Front St. Braidwood

- MJS Communications, LLC.  P.O. Box 167 Braidwood

- Playhouse Academy, LLC.  306 S. Division St. Braidwood

- Busey Bank  2315 E. Division St. Diamond

- West Flooring Company, Inc.  85 N. Daily St. Diamond

- Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers  150 W. High St. Morris
- R&R Septic & Sewer Service  24451 W. Black Rd. Shorewood

- Financial Plus Credit Union   1800 E. Division St. Diamond

- Broadway Auto Salvage  3014 S. Broadway St. Braceville

- M. Gingerich, Gereaux & Associates  240 N. Industrial Dr. Bradley

- Zeiter's Septics Unlimited, Inc.  2400 N. IL Rt. 47 Morris

- Titan Construction Enterprise  32831 W. Andrew Rd. Plainfield

                      BRONZE  LEVEL SPONSORS

- Western Specialty Vehicle Sales  520 W. Coal City Rd. Braidwood

- Anderson Tax Service  509 W. Kennedy Rd. Braidwood

- Village of Godley  150 S. Kankakee St. Godley

- Dairy Queen  236 S. Comet Dr. Braidwood

- Sun Motel  140 S. Hickory St. Braidwood

- Shadow Lakes II Association  24727 W. Amenity Center Dr. Wilmington

- J&C Travel, Inc.  2126 Lynwood Dr. Morris

- Midland States Bank Diamond  1275 E. Division St. Diamond

- Stewart Spreading, Inc.   3870 N. IL Route 71 Sheridan

- Jensen Electric, HVAC Inc.  P.O. Box 255  South Wilmington


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