Elgin Hay Day Returns Aug. 25 to New Location at Meier Park

Elgin Hay Day Returns Aug. 25 to New Location at Meier Park

All are invited to attend the city of Elgin’s second annual Elgin Hay Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Meier Park, located at 3770 Gansett Parkway.

The fall-themed event on Elgin’s west side will feature hayrides, a petting zoo, potato sack races, a hay maze, and other fun kids activities.

Guests will also enjoy local food vendors and live entertainment. A complete schedule of the day’s entertainment will be posted to the Elgin Hay Day Facebook event page prior to the event.

Nearby residents are encouraged to walk or bike to the event.

A limited amount of parking will be available around the perimeter of the park. Parking will be also be available at the Prairie Knolls Middle School parking lot, located at 225 Nesler Road, where shuttle service to and from the event site will be provided. Handicapped accessible parking will be available at the event site.

About The City of Elgin

Nestled along the banks of the Fox River, Elgin is about 38 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and is home to more than 112,000 people. The growing city enjoys ready access to public transportation, diverse housing stock and a mix of commercial establishments.

The city’s AAA bond rating is testament to its strong financial management and solid economic environment. Many national and international businesses have taken advantage of Elgin’s close proximity to the Elgin-O’Hare Tollway and to the “Golden Corridor of Technology and Commerce” along Interstate-90.

A recent recipient of the Governor’s Hometown Award, Elgin features a nationally acclaimed library system, an array of healthcare options, and educational opportunities for all ages. Residents and visitors enjoy a thriving cultural arts community, world-class parks, award winning golf courses, historical museums and over 200 places of worship. This vibrant, diverse community is a registered Cities of Service to recognize its volunteer-rich community and history of civic engagement.

SOURCE: city of Aurora news release