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CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE: Best Of Countryside Carnival. July 12-15, 2018. Mega Pass, Concert, Food Info Here.


By Press release submission | Jun 22, 2018

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City of Countryside issued the following announcement on June 18.

The Best of Countryside is the city’s once-a-year summer carnival. Join us at this family-friendly event as we enjoy amusement rides, games, music, food, and more.

Presenting Sponsors: City of Countryside and Countryside Chamber of Commerce

Location & Hours

July 12th – 15th, 2018 @ City Park, Countryside

Handicap parking is available in handicap-designated spots on the north end of the park and throughout the Countryside Plaza parking lot.

General Hours

Thurs — 5-10 pm

Friday — 4-11 pm

Saturday — 12 pm-11 pm

Sunday — 12-8 pm

Ride/Carnival Hours

Thursday — 5-10 pm (Day Pass 5-9 pm)

Friday — 4-10 pm

Saturday — 1-10 pm (Day Pass 1-5 pm)

Sunday — 1-8 pm (Day Pass 1-5 pm)

Food Vendors

Delicious food will be available for purchase from your favorite local restaurants — check back for restaurant listing.

Amusement Rides

General admission to the carnival is free. However, if you plan to ride the amusement attractions, you will need to purchase tickets or a pass. Individual tickets and sheets of tickets will be available for purchase at the ticket booth all days. Ticket sales end 15 minutes before rides close.

Mega Pass: $75 (Best Value!) Unlimited rides all weekend during carnival operating hours. Mega Pass pre-sale will end July 8. Pre-sale is $60. Pay with credit/debit or PayPal below.

Mega Pass Payment Info

PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!

After purchasing, bring your proof of purchase to Countryside City Hall, 5550 East Ave, Countryside, during business hours, prior to July 8, to pick up your blue Mega Pass voucher. You need to bring this voucher with you to the carnival in order to receive your wristband. Wristbands are valid during carnival operating hours*. If you don’t have your Mega Pass, you cannot receive a wristband. No photocopies will be accepted.

Day Pass: $25 4 hours of unlimited rides! Day Passes are valid ONLY during the following time frames:

Thursday, 7/12 5pm-9pm

Saturday-Sunday, 7/14-7/15 1pm-5pm

*Note: Windy City Amusements, Inc. sets the carnival hours. The Countryside Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for shortened hours determined by Windy City Amusements, Inc.

Knockerball!! Come try out the new craze in safe contact sports! – $5

Saturday 3-8 pm and Sunday 2-7 pm in center field.

Knockerball® is a single chamber inflatable sphere with inner handles and adjustable shoulder straps. Two different size balls for different size people. Knockerballs® can be used singularly to perfect your rolls, flips, and wheels. “KnockerBallers” describe the sensation as almost defying gravity, just imagine the sensation and mobility that a Knockerball® allows you to experience without putting any stress on the body. With two or more Knockerballs® the experience is catapulted into rip roaring laughter, exhilarating knocks and rolls that will keep you coming back for more.

Sunday morning Bags Tournament

Sponsored by Ledo’s Pizza, our second annual Bags tourney will be a hit!

$30 per team. Payouts for first, second, and third place.

Full rules and regulations here.

Sign up through PayPal or pay with any credit card via link.

PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!

Split the Pot Drawings Daily

BINGO! Check back here for dates and times.

Live Music


Double Identity 5-6:30pm

Evil Burrito 7-10pm


Scott Allen Band 8-11pm


Romeo Bros 5-7:30pm

Redmonds 8-11pm


Timeless 4-8pm

Original source can be found here.

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