Art and Street Fair

July 18 – 21, 2024


Saturday, July 20 2024

Sponsored by Black Diamond Plumbing and Mechanical

The McHenry Fiesta Days Art and Street Fair includes Arts and Crafts in the Park, artist demonstrations, “Maker’s Zone” craft station, downtown store sales and bar/restaurant specials and sidewalk sales at local businesses.

Concert in the Park / Parade Marshal Ceremony

Thursday, July 18 2024 from 5 pm – 9 pm – Veteran’s Memorial Park

Sponsored by Buss Ford Lincoln

Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy a concert in the park. Food and beer vendors will be available. A special recognition ceremony for our 2024 Parade Marshal (TBD) and McHenry Fiesta Days sponsors takes place at 7:00 pm with concert to follow.

Nominate someone today!

Arts and Crafts in the Park

Saturday, July 20 2024 from 9 am – 4 pm – Veteran’s Memorial Park & Miller Point (McHenry Riverwalk District)

Sponsored by Northwestern Medicine

Featuring some of the Midwest’s finest hand crafters including florals, potters, photographers, woodworking, handmade jewelry, and more! 


Maker’s Zone Craft Stations

Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 10 am – 3 pm – Veteran’s Memorial Park

FREE during Arts and Crafts in the Park. Bring the kids to the park by the playground to create and craft!

Fiesta Days Parade

Sunday, July 21, 2024, Parade starts at 1:30 pm

Sponsored by Meijer

Over 2500 people come out each year to see our McHenry Fiesta Days Parade.  Receive a special “candy bag” which will be handed out to little ones on the route to collect their goodies from our parade participants!

DamYak Challenge

Saturday, July 20, 2024 – Miller Point Park

Hosted by DamYak Challenge LTD

This 4.8-mile kayak event promotes the beauty of downtown McHenry and the Fox River and raises awareness and funds for Kids In Need McHenry County (KIN).

Duck Derby

Saturday, July 20, 2024, 11 am duck drop – Boone Creek at Green Street

Hosted by McHenry Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Duck Derby is a unique fundraising event! Each duck supports the efforts of McHenry Kiwanis in serving youth in the McHenry area. Adopt a duck and watch it float down Boone Creek at the Green Street Bridge along the Downtown Riverwalk. Only 1000 ducks are given out at this event. 

Alumni Summer Social – Live Music Event

Saturday, July 20, 2024 – 7pm at The Vixen McHenry

Looking for a Mid-Summer event to get together and support a great cause? Come to the MCHS Alumni Summer Social – a collaboration between the MCHS Alumni Association and the MCHS Foundation. The event will feature three acts from alumni musicians starting with 2003 grad Valentine Bennett, followed by Dollar Giraffes. Our headliner for the evening will be the MacKenzie O’Brien Band.

2024 Sponsors

We can't wait to see you in July!

Photos by Kelsey Adams of K Adams Foto.