Kids’ Day Highlights Annual Taste of Orland Park Aug 5

Kids’ Day Highlights Annual Taste of Orland Park Aug 5
Posted on 07/21/2017

The Village of Orland Park's 14th annual Taste of Orland Park celebration includes a weekend filled with live entertainment, activities for all ages, community groups, Bingo, a car show on Sunday and food, food and more food. Admission and parking are free for the Taste, held at the Orland Park Village Center, 14700 South Ravinia Avenue.

A highlight of the weekend and a community favorite is the free Kids' Day event featuring kid-friendly activities and organizations. The event is held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 5 at the John Humphrey Sports Complex, adjacent to the Taste grounds and accessible via 147th and West Avenue.

Kids' Day participants and activities include Art A La Carte, Attack Volleyball Club, Bungee Trampoline (signed parent waiver required), Digital Memory Photo Booth, face painting, GAC Entertainment DJ and Games, a game truck, Joon Lee's Taekwondo, Kick Higher Martial Arts, Orland Park Knights Football and Cheerleading, Orland Park Pioneer Football and Cheerleading, Orland Park Pioneer Wrestling and Orland Park Soccer Club.

Also included in Kids' Day at the Taste are the Orland Park Police Department, Orland Fire Protection District, Orland Youth Association (OYA) Basketball and Baseball, OYA Girls, a sand art craft station, Sarah's Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Skyhawk's Sports Academy, a slide and obstacle course from Clowning Around, Touch-A-Truck, a moon jump and Victory Martial Arts.

The annual Family Water Balloon Toss will be held at 2:30 p.m. and pairs may include an adult and child duo or two siblings. Registration is not required.

The Family Egg Drop Competition will follow at 3:30 p.m. Each of the teams must use a created device that is no wider than two feet in diameter to catch the eggs. Catching with hands or pillows is not permitted. Participants must remain the same throughout the competition and use their own egg-catching contraption. Two groups cannot share the same egg-catching contraption. Registration is not required.

Full schedules and menus for the 2017 Taste of Orland Park can be found at

For more information, call the Village of Orland Park Recreation Department at 708/403-7275.