In its 52rd year of festival fun, Algonquin’s Founders’ Days weekend is set to kick off at 4 p.m. Thursday in Towne Park, 100 Jefferson St., and continue through Sunday.
On Friday, after 5 p.m. and Saturday after 1 p.m., the cost of entrance is $4 for adults and $2 for children. On Sunday, after noon the cost of entrance for adults is $2 and $1. There is no charge for admission on Thursday.
We have assembled a go-to guide that contains information about shuttle buses, the parade, fireworks and more.
— Expect numerous detours and delays while traveling through Algonquin over Founders' Days weekend.
— Expect a smaller parade this year.
Fireworks information — Spectators will not be allowed to remain on the bridge on Route 62. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. on Sunday at .
Shuttle Buses — Pickup points and drop-off locations.
— Hamburgers, pizza, corn, ice cream and more!
— A list of the dates and times the carnival is running.
— Featuring the area bands and the Illinois Battle of the Bands.
— For details please contact the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce 847-658-5300.
Patch.com coverage — Get caught up on all of our articles and see if you made it into any of our photos or videos from Founders' Days 2012.