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Friday Nights Live! 10-Week Entertainment Series Begins

Beginning June 23rd, Friday evenings in Des Plaines will feature a special line-up of performances at Metropolitan Square. This 10-week summer series, called “Friday Nights Live!” is sure to attract residents who enjoy family-friendly entertainment! With a portion of the square closed to thru traffic, the venue will accommodate tables, umbrellas, chairs, and a performance stage.

Grab a bite to eat at the Tap House Grill, Pot Belly’s, Giordano’s, Forever Yogurt and Panera Bread, or bring your own picnic to enjoy at the event. The entertainment goes from 6:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M., weather permitting.

This year's entertainment line-up is different each week: potentially including live jazz, blues, dueling pianos, cooking demonstrations, comedians, improvisational comedy sketches, theatrical performances, storytelling, craft projects for kids, and pop-up art exhibits.  Click here for the complete line-up of headliners for the 10-week series, or visit us on Facebook!

The City understands the value of community events and believes that live performances and activities in this unique location will appeal to local residents and the customers that frequent any of our great Metropolitan Square restaurants 'Friday Nights Live!’ will be the ‘go to’ place for families and friends, helping build a stronger sense of community while promoting local businesses.