September 20 – McHenry Outdoors Festival

Join us on Saturday, September 20 from 3-7pm for the McHenry County Outdoor Fest: A Celebration of Green Healthy Living. The festival will take place at Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area, 1520 Crystal Lake Road in Cary, Illinois.


Come out for a pick-up game of basketball or bags and stay for the food, sample local brews and enjoy live music.


Visit with exhibitors for the latest in outdoor recreation equipment to ways to live a more environmentally-friendly life.

 Disc Golf Lessons & Demos • Food • Beer Sampling • Bags

Miles Over Mountains (Bluegrass) performs 5–7 p.m.

1 Mile Fun Run @ 2:30 p.m., Registration/Check-In opens at 1:45 p.m.


Kick off your festival experience with a run on our shady, paved trail over gently rolling terrain. Get a boost of energy for the rest of the afternoon, enjoy the scenery, and take a sneak peek at the vendor displays. PLUS, all Fun Runners will receive a gift for participating in this healthy lifestyle activity! All ages welcome; youth ages 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is recommended. Call Prairieview Education Center at (815) 479-5779.


Donate your old bike—Bike Drive! Working Bikes is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit that donates 6,000 used bicycles each year to humanitarian organizations around the world. Bicycles are life changing tools. With a bicycle, people in under served communities gain access to education, jobs, and healthcare that might otherwise be inaccessible. Donate your old bikes, parts and accessories in any condition at this bike drive. All donations are tax deductible.


Visit the McHenry County Conservation District webpage, here.