Category: Shorewood Community

Shorewood Events

There are lot’s of fun Shorewood events still coming up this summer! Check out this list of things for the whole family to do!

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  • Tonight, Thursday July 27th at 6:30 pm at Towne Center Park Band Shell is Party In The Park! Head over to hear the band Strung Out play 70’s rock. Towne Center Park Band Shell is located at One Towne Center Blvd in Shorewood.
  • Tuesday, August 1st from 5:30-8:00 pm is National Night Out 2017 at the Shorewood Police Department located at 903 West Jefferson Street. This fun yearly event will feature a DJ, moon jump, station tours, “touch a squad”, raffles, taser demonstrations, food and drinks, and firearms demonstrations.
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Shorewood Illinois

What makes Shorewood Illinois special? Do you know how the town started out? Check out these fast facts on the history and amenities of this great town!

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  • Did you know that Shorewood was originally a cottage town and summer destination until the 1940’s when people started staying in Shorewood year round? Every summer, families would stay in cute cottages nestled along the DuPage River. The town would dam the river and people would be able to use rafts and go swimming. These same cottages can still be seen today along the river among the Oaks. The town was eventually incorporated on November 27, 1957.
  • Shorewood features numerous restaurants and shops as well as many running trails. With a population of approximately 16,500 this beautiful area has a small town feel but with the amenities of a larger town.
  • Check out my current Shorewood listings:

1008 Ridge Road Shorewood, Illinois

128 Ryan Lane Shorewood, Illinois

24843 W Wildberry Court Shorewood, Illinois

25104 Old Oak Lane Shorewood, Illinois

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Upcoming Shorewood Events

Check out these upcoming Shorewood Events!

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  • The Shorewood police department will host National Night Out 2017 on Tuesday, August 1st from 5:30-8:00 pm at the police station located at 903 W. Jefferson Street. This fun annual event will feature a DJ, moon jump, “touch a squad”, food and refreshments, taser demonstration, raffles, a Matt Whilhem BMX show, and more. For more information, call 815-725-1460.
  • 41st Annual Shorewood Crossroads Fest is scheduled for August 4-6th at Cene’s Four Seasons Park. This awesome annual event features a carnival, music, local food vendors, car show, beautiful baby contest, craft and vendor expo, Kid Zone, fireworks, bags contest, pie and hot dog eating contest, and a parade at noon on Sunday. For more information including event schedules call 815-725-2900.
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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

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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

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  • 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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