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Sunday Family Day presented by Daily Herald

Summertime is fun and affordable at Arlington International!

Sunday Family Days Presented by Daily Herald 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 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.  

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!

For information regarding The Official Mascot of Arlington International, Arli, click here.

May 11 Schaumburg Boomers, Shedd Aquarium & Mother’s Day Craft
May 25
LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Santa's Village Azoosment Park (Featuring Exotic Animal Show), Shedd Aquarium & Mane In Heaven
May 26
Museum of Science and Industry
June 1
LEGOLAND Discovery Center & Schaumburg Boomers
June 8
Chicago Bandits & FireZone
June 15
Santa's Village Azoosment Park & Father's Day Craft
 June 22
Museum of Science and Industry & Chicago Bandits
June 29
LEGOLAND Discovery Center & Shedd Aquarium
July 6
Museum of Science and Industry
 July 13
FireZone & Brookfield Zoo
 July 20
Santa's Village Azoosment Park & Chicago Bandits
 July 27
Children's Business Network
August 3
FireZone & Brookfield Zoo
August 10
Museum of Science and Industry
August 17
Children's Business Network
August 24
LEGOLAND Discovery Center & FireZone
August 31
Santa's Village Azoosment Park & Mane In Heaven
September 1
Children's Business Network

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.

The Childrens Business network is a group of quality businesses serving families with children in the North Suburban Chicago market who are dedicated to helping parents keep their children active, educated, healthy, safe, and entertained.

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.
Schaumburg Boomers

Schaumburg Boomers:
Arlington International's newest Family Day Partner, the Schaumburg Boomers, will bring new interactive elements to the Junior Jockey Zone! Come out to see the Boomers for games, prizes, and more!

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!
Strictly Fun, Inc.

Strictly Fun Entertainment: Making your dream events into reality, Strictly Fun provides quality entertainment for all types of events.  From mobile Disc Jockeys, to magicians, clowns, jugglers, and everything in between, Strictly Fun will connect you with the perfect entertainment for your next event.  Be sure to say hi to our Face Painter, Caricaturist, Magician, or Stilt Walker  as  they provide wonderful family entertainment for Arlington's Family Fun Days!

*Junior Jockey Zone activities are weather permitting.