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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Elgin Short Film Festival

2022 Elgin Short Film Festival Multicolored Logo In A Vertical Film Strip

Mark your calendars! This event grows in popularity every year. The short films are always highly impressive, and the atmosphere is perfect! *The Red Carpet. The Pre-Show. The glitz and glam of the evening is always so exciting, and a night to remember!


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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Latin Fire

3 musicians (1 woman and 2 men) standing in a group with colorful clothing

Latin Fire 

A Special Co-Presentation

 with The Elgin Symphony Orchestra 

and The Hemmens Cultural Center

Get your passports ready!  This must hear high-octane concert will transport you to Latin America!A passion-...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

City of Elgin hosting "End of Summer Bash”


The City of Elgin is hosting its "End of Summer Bash" on Friday, August 26 at Festival Park featuring a concert, food trucks and fireworks. These festivities were originally programmed for the City’s Fourth of July event.

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Tickets for Nightmare on Chicago Street are on sale now!

Nightmare On Chicago Street 2022

Downtown Elgin will again be fortifying the city this year to keep everyone safe from the zombie menace. In order to ensure your survival, citizens are encouraged to proceed to the SAFE ZONE of Nightmare on Chicago Street on 10*22*22. 


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Posted on: July 8, 2022

‘Block Party in a Box’ rolled out to Elgin residents

block party in a box

Elgin's ‘Block Party in a Box’ (BPB) is available for reservations! The BPB is a trailer filled with all things necessary to host a block party and get to know your neighbors: tables, chairs, pop-up tents, yard games, barricades and safety signs.

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Inspired Elgin celebrates the arts in Elgin

Inspired Elgin

For the second year in a row, Chamber Music on the Fox teams up with the City of Elgin and Seigle Foundation to bring another fun, free, family-friendly event to celebrate the arts in Elgin. “Inspired Elgin” will take place on September 18th, 2022, from 1...

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