RomeoFest is four-day-long celebration in Romeoville, filled with non-stop free entertainment for all ages to enjoy. The event is located on Romeoville’s municipal grounds (900-1050 W. Romeo Road) and runs from Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 6.
Live Music at the Toyota Mainstage
Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs for performances!
Thursday: 7th Heaven
Friday: The Boy Band Night, The Hair Band Night
Saturday: Talent Show, Deacon Blues, 97nine
Sunday: RHS Alumni Show, Nick Lynch Band & Rodd Tuffcurls and the Benchpress
Brand New 1 Mile Walk/Run
Kick-off the festivities with us on Thursday, August 3 at the Food Fest 1 Mile race sponsored by Romeoville Dental and Athletico! For just $25/adults and $20/youth, participants walk or run 1 mile starting and ending in front of the Toyota Mainstage with pastries at the half mile mark thanks to Aryzta Foods. Sign up at the Toyota Mainstage between 4:30pm-5:30pm.
-3 food samples from a variety of vendors
- Beer, Soda or Water
- Custom t-shirt
- Finisher’s award
Joliet Junior College Family Stage
Bring the kids to the Joliet Junior College Family Stage for performances by acts including:
- Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures
- Jim and Jayne of Scribble Monster
- Magical Balloon Dude Dale
- Robin’s Dog Stars
- Jim Jensen Magic Show
Other events that kids will love include:
- Character appearances
- Petting Zoo
- $2 Pony Rides
- FREE Face Painting
RomeoFest will feature two fireworks shows at Village Park on both Friday, Aug. 4 and Sunday, Aug. 6 at 9:30 pm sponsored by Citgo. The shows are best seen from Village Park (900 W. Romeo Road), but can be viewed anywhere on the municipal grounds.
RomeoFest and All Around Amusement offer a safe, clean and affordable variety of carnival rides for all ages to enjoy. There is an admission fee to the carnival after 5 pm for individuals 11 years and older (free for kids 10 and under, parents and children together, seniors and Mega Pass holders). You can purchase tickets individually for rides, but if you have kids who love a carnival and you’re going to visit more than one day, there’s a Mega Pass available for unlimited rides for all four days. That costs $45 cash (or $47 credit/debit) and is available to purchase through Aug. 2 at the Recreation Center (900 W. Romeo Road) during regular business hours. If you purchase it at the carnival, the cost is $50 (cash only). There is also a daily wristband that allows for unlimited rides on the day of purchase; that is $30 (cash only).
Great food is a huge part of RomeoFest! Enjoy good eats from Genoa Italian Concessions, Michael’s Pizza, Romeoville Rotary, Pancho’s Catering & Taqueria, Doggie Diner, RS Concessions, Zacarelli’s Pizza, Northern Will County Special Recreation Association, la Cebollita Grill, Feeding Frenzy Concessions, Dippin Dots, Sno Daze Tropical Sno, Cold Stone Creamery, Panda Express, Candy and Corn, Metal Monkey Brewing and Franconi’s – The Italian Grocer.
Shuttle bus services with parking lots are available at the Carillon Club House, Grand Haven, Irene King School, Kenneth Hermansen School, RC Hill School, Romeoville High School and Volunteer Park. Shuttle buses operate on Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. There is limited onsite parking along 135thstreet/Romeo Road.
Adults must register for the Men’s Softball Tournament on Saturday, August 5 at the Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Road) by August 3. There are also two different Adult Bags Tournaments in the beverage garden on Thursday and Saturday for cash prizes. Registration for both tournaments are day of in the beverage garden.
Showcase Classics hosts a large Car Show on Sunday, August 6 from 9:00am-5:00pm with 130 different trophies for the winning registered vehicles. Contact Showcase Classics at (866)4RSHOWS or visit www.showcaseclassics.com to register your ride.
Please visit www.romeoville.org/romeofest for all the details and schedule.