Randhurst Village is bringing together local community groups, stores and restaurants as well as special entertainment and presentations for a day filled with family-friendly fun in a one of a kind outdoor event in its Second Annual Street Fest event Saturday September 9th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Centennial Celebration for Mount Prospect will be incorporated into the free event.

The event will take place on Randhurst Village Drive beginning at Center Court and ending in front of AMC Randhurst theatres. This section of the Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic during the event. Guests are invited to bring their own chairs to enjoy the live performances.

Come early and stay all day. In honor of Mount Prospect’s Centennial, the first 500 guests will be treated with free birthday cake. And, every 100 minutes, a $100 gift certificate for a Randhurst Village store or restaurant will be given away.

The fun begins at 11 a.m., when the Daily Herald’s Matt Avery presents cars from the 1920’s – taking guests back in time to when Mount Prospect was founded. Matt Avery, who weekly tells the stories of cars and their owners who purchased classic and collector cars brand new and still have and enjoy them today, will interview owners and showcase their vehicles.

Matt Avery, an award-winning writer and photographer, who weekly tells the stories of cars and their owners, will interview owners and highlight their vehicles. It’ll be one of the largest gatherings of these type of special vehicles and you won’t want to miss it! 

Get ready to rock out with this year’s Street Fest headliner and area favorite 7th Heaven .  The beloved band has charted #1 on the Midwest Billboard Charts three times in the past three years. 7th Heaven’s songs have been heard on over 7 radio stations in Chicagoland with their hits “Time Of Our Lives”, “Stoplight”, “Better This Way” and “Sing”. They are also known for the famous “30 Songs in 30 Minutes” medley of songs from the 70’s and 80’s. 7th Heaven will be performing at Street Fest from 2 to 4 p.m.

The day will be filled with even more dance and musical performances by local community groups and young rising stars throughout the day. Performers include The Mt. Prospect Park District’s Dance EnsemblesTrinity Irish Dancers, Forest View Elementary Choirs, and an amazing group of finalists from the Daily Herald’s Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent contest.

Food tastings and demonstrations will be offered by popular Randhurst Village establishments. Participating restaurants include:BlackFinn AmeripubBuffalo Wild Wingse+o food and drinkNothing Bundt Cakes , Truco Taqueria and Outback Steakhouse. Participating retailers include AMC Theatres, Carters,Orange Theory FitnessPetSmart and many more.

A variety of non-profit and civic organizations will be onsite providing information on their unique services and offering interactive activities for the whole family. These wonderful groups provide a wide variety of support and education for the needs of the local community including, food for needy families, cancer and grief support, community care and education.  Organizations include: Lemons of LoveLutheran Charities KARE K-9 Military DogsMount Prospect Fire DepartmentMount Prospect Public LibraryMt. Prospect Park DistrictMount Prospect Police DepartmentRiver Trails Park District and The Kids Pantry.

Rounding out the day’s festivities will be old-fashioned carnival games, plus fun inflatables and yard games.

Performance times, non-profit activities and event info on stores and restaurants are subject to change. Stay up to date by visiting randhurstvillage.com for more information, or call Randhurst Village offices at 847-259-0500.

Randhurst Village is the exciting redevelopment of Randhurst Mall featuring more than 50 stores and restaurants, and is located at the intersection of Rand and Elmhurst Roads in Mount Prospect.