Events

2019 Events

MPDMA Annual Meeting
Date: Tuesday, January 8th 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson Street

Irish Fest (MPCC)
Date: April 26-27, 2019
Time: Friday 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM CDT
Time: Saturday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM CDT

Pub Crawl
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Derby de Mayo!
Mount Prospect businesses may sponsor this event here
Enjoy a great time out with neighbors and friends visiting some of your favorite downtown Mount Prospect eating and drinking establishments.
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Bluesmobile Cruise Nights (Mount Prospect Lions Club)
Date: Saturday nights from May through October 2019
Time: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Metra parking lot, near the intersection of Route 83 and Northwest Highway
Enjoy classic cars, entertainment and mingle with community.
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Fridays on the Green – 2019
Select Fridays throughout the summer, join us on the Village Green for an evening of music.

Downtown Block Party (MPCC)
Date: July 26 & 27, 2019
Time: Friday, July 26 (4 – 11 p.m.) – Saturday, July 27 (11 a.m. – 11 p.m.)
Annual Mount Prospect Downtown Block Party!

Progressive Dinner Participants:
Trezero, Canta Napoli, and Mia’s Cantina
Date: Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Time: 2 Start Times (Limit 30 people per seating). 6:00pm start (5:45pm check in) and another round at 6:30pm (6:15pm check in)
Price: $65.00 dollars per person. Price includes 3 dishes, 1 from each restaurant and 3 drinks, 1 from each restaurant. All participants are welcome to purchase extra drinks along the way.
Raffle: last year we had a swag bag- this year we will have a raffle for all participants, winner to be announced at last stop! 🙂
Menu: Details still being finalized.
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Pub Crawl
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Summer Slide Social!
Enjoy a great time out with neighbors and friends visiting some of your favorite downtown Mount Prospect eating and drinking establishments.
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Fall Festival/Oktoberfest
Dates: Friday, October 11, 2019 and Saturday, October 12, 2019
Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 4-11 p.m. for food, fun, music.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Location: Intersection of Emerson St & Busse Ave
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Kids portion – Fall Fest)
Pumpkin decorating, Trick-or-treat candy line, hay rides & food and music in the downtown area.
Time: 4 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Join in the fun of celebrating Mount Prospect’s heritage with authentic German food, spirits and music!
Phenix German Band from 6:00pm till 11:00pm
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Friday Night Entertainment
Staged
6pm to 11pm – Phenix

Saturday Entertainment – (To be confirmed)
Staged
1pm to 2:30pm – Impulse Dance Ensemble/Ballet Expressions/Riff Raff Dance Crew
2:30pm to 3:15pm – Ken Schultz
3:15pm to 4pm – Miss Jaime’s Farm
6pm to 11pm – Phenix
Roving
1pm to 3pm – Dale O’Brochta
1:30pm to 3:30pm Susan Hooper – Stilt walking scarecrow
3:15 to 4pm – Ken Schultz – Balloons roving
2pm to 4pm – Jeff Bibik – Roving magic
1:30pm to 3:30pm – Scottie the Parrot
1pm to 4pm – Allison Halver-Roberts – Face Painting

Groups will be performing during band breaks between 7-10pm.

Friday
Noch Einmal – German Dancers

Saturday
Edelweiss – German Dancers
Rheinischer Verein 1890 Fanfaren Corps – Drum & Bugle

NEW! Downtown Trick-or-Treat
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
4 – 6 pm
Downtown Mount Prospect

Dress up in your costume and trick-or-treat at Downtown Mount Prospect businesses. Participating businesses will have an orange pumpkin on their door or window. Businesses with teal pumpkins will offer non-food treats.

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