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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Railroad Daze

Want to check out attractions including a walk-on train display, a wide variety of food vendors, a brand new carnival, mini-train rides, a model train display (Saturday, weather permitting) and live music?
The Village of Franklin Park is hosting Railroad Daze and admission is FREE!! Please note that if you are going to see all of the train related entertainment it will take place on Saturday.

Tower Park
Calwagner Street and Franklin Avenue
Franklin Park, Illinois

The schedule is below and you can also click on the flyer to the right to enlarge it.

Thursday, June 9th
  • 5:00pm to 10:00pm - Carnival (Unlimited Rides for $20!)

Friday, June 10th
  • 5:00pm to 11:00pm - Carnival 


Saturday, June 11th
  • 10:00am to 3:00pm - Free Train Viewing 
One of the largest walk-on train displays in the Midwest. Train cars from CN, Harbor Rail, Belt Railway, Amtrak, Metra and more!
  • Noon to 11:00pm - Carnival (Unlimited Rides until 5pm for $20!) 

Sunday, June 12th
  • Noon to 8:00pm - Carnival (Unlimited Rides for $20!)

Parking available both on the street and in area lots.
Seating is available at all major attractions and areas, visitors are encouraged to bring personal lawn chairs and folding chairs as well.


  1. Just stopping by to say hi from the Blog Hop. Loved the subject of your blog, so I had to come visit and follow:-)

  2. Wish they had this near us, my kids would love it! New follower from the Finding New Friends blog hop! Would love it if you'd swing by my blog when you get a chance! :)

  3. I am a new follower from Blog Hop
    hope you'd stop by my blog sometime too.

    Jennah Smith
    PMS Relief