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Highland Park Kids Fair

August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Irina Makkai Classical Ballet and Dance School is proud to host Downtown Highland Park’s second annual Kids Fair on Saturday, August 5th from 10 a.m.—1 p.m. in Port Clinton Square (600 Central Ave, Highland Park). The fair will showcase “SuperKids” in Downtown Highland Park, with arts and crafts, dance and music classes, shopping, food, your favorite Spider and Wonder Woman superheroes, and loads of superhero-themed entertainment for the whole family.

The Downtown Highland Park Kids Fair has tons of fun activities planned for families and children of all ages and interests. Kids and their parents can try sample dance classes from Ballet Makkai, music classes from The Music Gallery, a ninja-themed obstacle course from Pulse Fitness, and a Broadway play area from WeOrbit. You can even meet SuperElmo!

Parents and children alike can enjoy treats from Michael’s Chicago-Style Red HotsLove That Spice, and Frost Gelato. While perusing through the fair, Orphans of the Storm in Highland Park will have furry friends available to adopt of different ages, sizes and breeds.

Parents of babies and toddlers will enjoy upscale clothing and toy selections from Sprout Kids and Beanstalk Toyland & Bookstore. Tweens and teens alike will love to peruse the offerings from Uncle Dan’s OutfittersHP TopsRiche Organics, and Glamour Girlz Central.

In addition, the Downtown Highland Park Kids Fair is also an excellent opportunity to learn more about the fabulous services offered by local organizations that will be on site, such as Highland Park Public Library,The Art Center Highland ParkPediatric Dentistry of Northbrook and Highland ParkMathnasium of Highland ParkLittle Legends Soccer AcademyBanner Day CampRavinia Nursery School, and Foss Swim School.


Owned and operated by mother and daughter duo, Irina Makkai and Lilla Makkai Daniels, Ballet Makkai was the 2012 recipient of the Mayor’s Award for the Arts. They offer an array of dance classes for students of all ages including Classical Ballet, Modern Dance, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop, as well as Pre-Ballet programs for children 2 ½ to 7 years old. The three-story, 12,000 square foot facility offers four state-of-the-art dance studios, a study room, lunchroom, and locker/dressing rooms. Ballet Makkai is located at 2126 First Street in Highland Park, IL 60035. For more information, please call 847.433.1449, or visit www.balletmakkai.com.


Downtown Highland Park defines the City, providing a shared sense of community for all Highland Park residents.  Walkable and friendly, it is home to many boutiques, restaurants and professional services businesses. For more information, visit www.downtownhp.com, email info@downtownhp.com, or call 847-436-3117.


Port Clinton Square
Highland Park, 60035


Port Clinton Square
Highland Park, 60035