Deerfield Farmers Market Starts Tomorrow

Farmers Market

The Deerfield Farmers Market opens again for the season on Saturday, June 16.

Located at the northwest corner of Deerfield Road and Robert York Avenue (Metra Commuter Lot), the Market will be open every Saturday through October 13 from 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

The season will kick-off with a day of music and special events for children including balloons and face painting (starting at 9 a.m.).

New vendors will also be welcomed to the Market selling products including Asian produce, smoked fish and homemade spreads, single-origin coffee, artisan skin care and bath products and much more. Also, mark your calendars for Recipe Day on July 14, Potato Head Day on August 25, Pie Day on September 8 and Dog Day on September 29.

Check out the Farmers Market's updated website page to see what’s new and to get the full week-by-week schedule of special events and vendor appearances. You can also follow them on Facebook for late-breaking news and special features or sign up to receive Farmers Market e-newsletters.

Water Tower Sandblasting Underway

Water Tower

As part of the water tower painting project, a 190-foot tall containment curtain has been installed completely around the tank to allow for work including sandblasting.

Residents may hear noise in the following weeks during the sandblasting of the tank depending upon where crews are working. Exterior/interior painting will begin once sandblasting is complete.

The project is expected to be finished by the end of the summer, weather permitting. Contact Public Works at 847.317.7245 if you have questions or concerns.

Deerfield Family Days - July 3 & July 4

Family Days

Join us for the annual Family Days celebration on Tuesday, July 3 at Brickyards Park and Wednesday, July 4 at Jewett Park. See below for a schedule of events. For more information, contact Justin Keenan at 847.719.7462 or visit the Family Days website page

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, July 3 - Brickyards Park
5:00 p.m. - Gates open
6:00 p.m. - Live entertainment begins
7:00 p.m. - Raising of the flag/National Anthem
Dusk - Firework Show Begins

Wednesday, July 4 - Jewett Park
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Family Days Bazaar (Arts and Craft Sale)
8:00 a.m. - Rotary Race (7 a.m. Registration Begins)
8:30 a.m. - Bike Parade (Bike Parade Starts at 9 a.m.)
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Dog Show (BYOD - Bring Your Own Dog)
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Rides, Games, Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Flower Show
Noon - Parade

Rotary 10K Race/5K Walk

The 52nd annual Rotary 10K Race/5K Walk is set to kick off on July 4 at 8 a.m. beginning in the Walden School Parking Lot. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race will be held rain or shine. The first 200 registered participants will receive a t-shirt. Winners in every age group for both males and females will receive a medal. 

Find the application or get more information here.

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