Category: Shorewood Community

Check Out The Shorewood Kite Fest!

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The Shorewood Kite fest is happening this Sunday, June 25th from 11 am until 3 pm at Cene’s Four Seasons Park! This fun family event is FREE to the public and will include demonstrations from professional kite flyers. Bring the whole ¬†family and your own kites to join in on the fun!

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Top 10 Neighborhoods In Shorewood

Interested in buying or selling in Shorewood? These are the top 10 neighborhoods in Shorewood according to average sales price over the last 12 months.

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Dawn Dause Group listing at 712 Dover Way located in the Vintage subdivision.



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Shorewood Events

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There are many fun Shorewood events happening this spring and summer! Check out this list of things to do for the whole family!


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Shorewood Home

Photo of a Shorewood home just listed in the Vintage subdivision.

712 Dover Way Shorewood, IL 60404

Just listed in the sought after Vintage subdivision in Shorewood. Over 3,300 square feet with a large eat in kitchen, finished basement with 5th bedroom and full bathroom, large bedrooms, hot tub, above ground pool, deck and much more! Call 815-954-5050 for more information or to schedule a showing!

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Best Places To Get A Drink In Shorewood

Photo of some beers for an article on the best places to get a drink in Shorewood.

  • Bedrocks Craft Beer and Pizza Bar: 700 W Jefferson Street (815) 744-8408

-Great place for craft beer fans with over 40 beers on the menu. Homemade pizza, calzones, and wings are available along with live music on Friday’s, daily drink specials and plenty of pool tables, dart boards, ping pong, etc.

  • Crowd around Me: 103 E Jefferson Street (815) 725-5940
  • Skooter’s Roadhouse: 700 W Jefferson (815) 799-4700

-They have a large menu with specials several days of the week. They also regularly feature live music.

  • Casa Maya: 805 West Jefferson Street (815) 725-7760

-Great margaritas!

  • Little Saigon: 201 Vertin Boulevard (815) 782-6395

-Wonderful drinks including a special drink every season. They regularly feature 7 specialty cocktails and the food is delicious.

  • Friacos Mexican Restaurant: 1321 State Highway 59 (815) 254-4866

-They offer great happy hour deals with great small bites to eat.

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Weekend Events In Plainfield And Shorewood

Looking for fun weekend events in the area? Here are just a few things going on around town:


  • Star Wars family fun night at Plainfield Township Community Center on Friday, November 4th at 6:30 pm. This event is for children ages 3-12 with an adult and the cost is $12 for residents and $18 for non-residents. Contact the Plainfield Park District for more information (815) 436-8812.
  • Hillbilly Rockstarz playing at Skooters RoadHouse in Shorewood on Friday, November 4th at 9 pm
  • Port, Sherry and ¬†TCC desserts tasting at Wine & Cheese by TCC this Saturday, November 5th from 6-9 pm right in downtown Plainfield. For more information call (815) 436-3499.
  • Preschool Information Fair taking place on Saturday, November 5th from 10 am to 12 pm at the Plainfield Public Library located at 15025 S Illinois Street. There will be representatives from various local preschools there to give out information about their schools. The Will County Health Department will also be there to give free vision and hearing screenings for children ages 3 and up.

Picture of downtown Plainfield regarding weekend events in Plainfield and Shorewood.


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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Check out this list of trick or treating hours and keep these safety tips in mind while celebrating the holiday:

  • Plainfield: 4-8 pm
  • Shorewood: 4-7 pm
  • Channahon: 4-7 pm
  • Joliet: 4-7 pm
  • Minooka: 4-7 pm
  • Oswego: 3:30-8 pm
  • Yorkville: 3-7 pm
  • Sugar Grove: 4-7 pm
  • Romeoville: 4-7 pm

Safety First!

  • Only trick or treat at homes with their outside lights on
  • Parents should accompany all young children
  • Parents should inspect all candy before children eat it
  • Use battery operated LED votive candles in pumpkins instead of real candles to avoid a fire
  • Drivers should be especially cautious during trick or treat hours and while driving through neighborhoods
  • Halloween costumes should be bright enough to be seen by cars once it is dark out
  • Have fun!

Happy Halloween! This is a huge pile of candy.


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Shorewood Autumn Fest


Shorewood Autumn Fest family in costume

The Shorewood Autumn Fest is this Sunday, October 30th from 2-5 pm in Town Center Park! Bring the whole family and come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume! If you haven’t been to Autumn Fest before, come check it out! There will be lot’s of fun activities for the whole family including:

  • Crafts
  • Hay rides
  • Trunk or Treat
  • Pumpkin decorating (while supplies last)
  • Entertainment
  • Food available for purchase
  • **It is requested that guests bring one or more canned good per person to be donated to the local food pantry**

FYI: Shorewood trick or treat hours for Monday, October 31st are 4:00-7:00 pm.

Enjoy the holiday and be safe!

Shorewood Autumn Fest pumpkins

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