Yorkville Minute - June 15, 2018 Edition
Summer Solstice 2018

Summer Solstice - June 22 - 23

Summer Solstice will be back again! This City sponsored Indie Music and Craft Beer Festival will be held June 22-23 on the Fox River in Downtown Yorkville. For more information including the featured artists and breweries visit: http://summersolstice.roguebarristerrecords.com/

Downtown Overlay District Open House

Downtown Overlay District and Streetscape Plan Update

The planning for the Downtown Overlay District and Streetscape Plan is underway and we need your opinions!  The future plans and concepts for the downtown will be on display at the River’s Edge Theater (217 N Bridge Street) on June 22, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  This will coincide with the first night of the Summer Solstice Festival.  Feel free to stop by, review the planning process, and let us know what you think.  For more information, please visit the project website at www.downtownyorkville.com.

Brush Pick-Up

The week of June 25th, the City will be starting the second of our four annual brush pick-ups.
Here are a few reminders to ensure it gets collected:
- Have brush out by 7 am Monday morning
- Stack brush parallel with the curb or street
- Make sure brush is no larger than 6" in diameter or 10' in length

Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market - Every Saturday

Come to Town Square Park and visit the Yorkville Farmer's Market! The Market will run every Saturday through August 25th from 9 A.M. - 1 P.M. It will be stocked with fresh produce and products from local farmers and businesses! Come out and enjoy home grown organic produce, local meats and eggs, local honey, handcrafted items, garden goods, home décor and even get a henna tattoo. For a complete list of vendors and products available, interested market goers can go to http://yorkville.il.us/585/Farmers-Market or the Yorkville Farmers Market Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/yorkvillemarket/

Park Snapshot - Riverfront Park

The Riverfront Park is located in the heart of downtown Yorkville at 301 E Hydraulic Ave and provides several recreation opportunities for the entire family!  Take a ride down the Marge Cline Whitewater course or climb on our newly built playground!  The playground has a nature theme and is intended for children ages 5-12.  Other new amenities include a fishing pier and an ADA kayak and canoe launch and landing! 
 
Riverfront Park also hosts several events throughout the year providing musical entertainment, various foods and beverages, and family activities!  Be sure to join us for one or all of these events down at Riverfront Park this year!
 
2018 RIVERFRONT EVENTS:
Summer Solstice (June22-23)
River Fest (July13-14)
Metaphysically Fit Festival (July 21)
Cruise Night (August 1)
Yorktober Fest (October 13)
Holiday Celebration (November 17)
 
Don’t forget to show us how your family enjoys Riverfront Park this summer by posting your pictures and using #YWeLOVEYorkvilleParks!

Riverfront Park Playground
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