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Daily Herald & Lipton Iced Tea Family Days

Summertime is fun and affordable at Arlington International!

Sunday Family Days presented by Daily Herald & Lipton Iced Tea at Arlington International are bigger 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 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We’ve partnered up with Chicagoland’s favorites in entertainment for exciting and educational content each Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  

Plus every Sunday, our winning jockeys will be giving out two pairs of signed goggles after every race! Guests are welcome to cheer for goggles outside of the Winner’s Circle.

Pack up the kids and join us for some fun in the sun!

May 10 Legoland Discovery Center
May 24
Brookfield Zoo, Santa's Village Azoosment Park
May 25
Chicago Wolves
May 31
FireZone, Santa's Village Azoosment Park
June 7
June 14
Brookfield Zoo, Language Stars, Legoland Discovery Center
 June 21
Chicago Wolves
June 28
Language Stars
July 5
Legoland Discovery Center
July 12
Language Stars, Museum of Science & Industry
July 19
Legoland Discovery Center
July 26
Santa's Village Azoosment Park
August 2
FireZone, Museum of Science & Industry, Language Stars
August 9
Istvan & His Imaginary Band, Chicago Wolves
August 16
August 23
Language Stars, Museum of Science & Industry
August 30
Santa's Village Azoosment Park
September 6
Brookfield Zoo
September 7
Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago Wolves

Daily Herald


Daily Herald:
Daily Herald continues as the presenting sponsor of Family Days at Arlington International. Providing entertainment for the entire family for a memorable day at the track. 

Chicago Bandits: Since 2005, the Chicago Bandits have been members of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. Located in Rosemont, the Bandits provide an opportunity for female fastpitch players to further their careers at a professional level, and the roster has included such names as Jennie Finch, Stacy May-Johnson and Monica Abbott. The two-time NPF Champions play at The Ballpark at Rosemont, the only stadium in the country built for a women's professional team. The 2014 season will be the Bandits 10th season in the NPF.


Climb aboard fire trucks or speed through the kids' firefighter challenge course with the FireZone, the firehouse adventure for kids, at various 2013 Arlington International events! Don't miss the fire department bagpipers performing during each FireZone family day.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
LEGOLAND Discovery Center: Don’t miss LEGOLAND Discovery center at Arlington International for fun-filled LEGO activities. Test your creative building skills and participate in LEGO creative challenges and see if you have what it takes to complete the LEGO Brick Toss Game! Plus, prizes and giveaways and don’t forget to enter for a chance to win 4 annual Passes to LEGOLAND Discovery Center!

of Science and Industry, Chicago: Fun and learning are a perfect combination at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, where SCIENCE RULES! Visit Arlington International and participate with MSI’s hands-on experiments and science activities that you can take home.


Language Stars: Langauge Stars offers a variety of foreign language programs for kids from 12 months to 10 years of age. Our teachers, each a native speaker of the target language, come from more than 20 countries around the world. Join Language Stars in 12 Chicago centers for programs in Spanish, Mandarin, French, German and Italian. 



Santa's Village Azoosment Park

Santa’s Village AZoosment Park: Combining the FUN of an amusement park and a zoo, Santa’s Village AZoosment Park has created a unique “azoosment park” experience in Dundee, IL, that features 3 parks in 1... rides for all ages, animals to interact with and learn about, and entertaining shows....all for one price!  It will be a once in a lifetime experience when we bring our hands-on, fun filled & educational LIVE Exotic Animal Show to Arlington International, featuring numerous species from reptiles to mammals. Exotic Animal Shows are from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Chicago Wolves:
The Chicago Wolves professional hockey team are going into their 22nd season - winning four championships and without any losing seasons along the way. The Wolves play at the conveniently-located Allstate Arena in Rosemont, and offer an exciting hockey entertainment experience. The Wolves play host to audiences ranging from die-hard hockey fanatics to first-timers, and everyone in between.

Shedd Aquarium:
Play, laugh and pretend with Shedd Aquarium! At Shedd Aquarium's interactive booth, take part in a bean bag toss game, make an aquatic-themed craft, and pick up coloring sheets, stickers and other fun giveaways!

*Junior Jockey Zone activities are weather permitting.