Fiesta Days Kicks Off a Week of Fun in McHenry this Weekend

July 11, 2014

Fiesta Days in McHenryResidents of McHenry, Illinois, including homeowners in Gerstad’s Liberty Trails community, are gearing up for their favorite event of the summer. That’s right, the county’s famed Fiesta Days is only a few days away and this year’s lineup is already setting the standards high for a fantastic week of festivities and fun for all ages!

  • Friday, July 11: Music Fest will kick off Fiesta Days at 5 p.m. in Petersen Park. Admission is $5 at the gate, but children 10 and under will be admitted for free.  The musical guests for the night will include Hans and the Hormones starting at 6 p.m., followed by Modern Day Romeos at 8:30 p.m. Aside from the live bands, there will also be amusement rides, delicious food and cold brews for a night of summer fun.
  • Saturday, July 12: Come take part in the McHenry River Run at East Campus High School, including a 5K fun run and 10K race. Check in will held from 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Later that afternoon, Fiesta Days fans can enjoy more fun in Petersen Park, including live music, food, drinks from the Tighthead Brewing Company Craft Beer Station and a Harley Motorcycle Show. To see the full itinerary and musical guest lineup, click here.
  • Sunday, July 13: Today is Family Fun Day! Guests can enjoy the 31st Annual Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as several BMX bike shows and amusement rides. There will also be projects for kids presented by The Home Depot, face painting, inflatables and more! There will even be a raffle drawing at 5:45 p.m. for a three-day, four-night resort in Riveria Maya, Mexico! Register here for your chance to win!

Fiesta Days will be held from July 11 to July 20, so this weekend is only the beginning of a week packed with fun for everyone at any age! Events will include a parade, Teen Night, an ice cream social for children, Family Faith Night, concerts in the park, arts and crafts shows and endless entertainment. Visit the McHenry Fiesta Days website for more information about the event and to purchase tickets.

Residents of Gerstad Builders’ new homes in the nearby Liberty Trails community are located less than five minutes away from all the fun and excitement of this beloved annual event! For more information about the new homes in McHenry’s Liberty Trails, visit the Gerstad Builders website today!


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Roger Gerstad is the president of Gerstad Builders, a family-owned and operated company committed to construction of homes of the highest quality known to the industry. Roger is a graduate of Bradley University and was educated in the field of construction through the wisdom and leadership of his father. Gerstad has developed the communities of Mill Creek, Waters Edge, Winding Creek, Deerwood, Chesapeake Hills, Abbey Ridge, The Trails of Winding Creek, Pebble Creek, Timber Trails, The Trails of Boone Creek, The Trails of River Oaks, The Towns of Boone Creek, Liberty Trails, and Abbey Ridge Townhomes in McHenry, Illinois as well as Pheasant Ridge in Richmond, Illinois, Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove, Illinois.

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