Sunday, June 1, 2014

June 01, 2014

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11:15 AM 1 PM $8 Adults/$2 Child

Northwestern University Day

Arlington turns purple and white to celebrate Chicago’s Big Ten Team!  Enjoy Family Day Activities and racing with a Northwestern University flare.

  • Northwestern University Interactive Activities in The Park:
    • Northwestern hands on activities and interactives
    • Appearance by official Northwestern University Mascot, Willie
    • Performance by the NU Marching Band and Cheerleaders
    • Appearances by Coach Pat Fitzgerald and Coach Chris Collins*
  • Enter To Win: Northwestern University Tickets, Signed Memorabilia
  • NU Championship Trophies: Trophies on-site for one of a kind photo opportunities
  • Food & Beverage Specials: Little Cat and WildCat Burger (Double Burger, Pepper Jack Cheese, Purple Onion Bacon)
  • Northwestern University Cup: Sixth Race, see horses compete for the title of the Northwestern University Cup.  NU coaches and executives will be in the Winner’s Circle for the trophy presentation
  • Sunday Family Day (presented by the Daily Herald) Activities: See below for more information on today’s Family Day partners and activities

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Arlington offers live racing and entertainment all season long, through September 28.  Don’t miss out on other sports themed days with Chicago Bears Day, Chicago Blackhawks Day, and Chicago White Sox Day for experiences similar to Northwestern University Day!

*Appearances subject to change.

More Events

  • Sunday Family Day presented by Daily Herald

    Sunday Family Days at Arlington International — brought to you by the Daily Herald — are back and better than ever with the addition of even MORE entertainment in the Junior Jockey Zone including pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, magician, caricaturist, juggler, bounce house and hands on activities  from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. We’ve partnered up with Chicagoland’s favorites in entertainment for exciting and educational content each Sunday — Memorial Day through Labor Day.

    This Sunday, LEGOLAND Discovery Center and the Schaumburg Boomers will be out in the park area for Family Day fun!

    Click Here for the full Family Day calendar.

    *Junior Jockey Zone is weather permitting.

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