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    2017 ENTERTAINMENT
    Village lot adjacent to D.G. Public Library
  • Header Midway Carnival Midway
    & Carnival
    Thursday through Sunday
    Both Warren & Burlington Avenues
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    Warren Avenue, North of BNSF RR Tracks
  • Header Craft Show Food & Business Expo Friday through Sunday
    Main Street, RR Tracks South to Curtiss St.
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Parking & Transportation E-mail

Lot A, B, and C and “Forest North and South” Permit Holders:

In preparation for the 2017 Rotary GroveFest scheduled for June 22 – 25, 2017, please see the streets and parking lot closures listed below. Please be advised that any vehicles in the lots or on the street after the closing times will be ticketed and towed at the owners’ expense.

    Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Street & Parking Lot Closures:
    • Burlington Avenue will close at 7:00pm between Mochel Drive and Main Street
    • Commuter Parking Lot B will be closed at 7:00pm.
    • Warren Avenue will close at 9:00pm between Main Street and Forest Avenue
    • Warren Avenue between Main and Washington Streets will also be closed at 9:00pm.
    • Commuter Parking Lots A and C will be closed at 9:00pm.
    • The above will reopen at 5:00am on Monday, June 26, 2017.
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Street & Parking Lot Closures:
    • Burlington Avenue will close at 9:00pm between Main Street and Forest Avenue.
    • At 9:00pm Forest North and Forest South Commuter parking lot will close.
    • The above will reopen at 5:00am on Monday, June 26, 2017.
    Thursday, June 22, 2017 Street & Parking Lot Closures:
    • Main Street between Curtiss Street and Rogers Street will close at 3:00pm.
    • The above will reopen at 5:00am on Monday, June 26, 2017.
    Saturday, June 24, 2017 Street & Parking Lot Closures:
    • Main Street from Curtiss to Grove Street will be closed for the Downtown Market from 5:00am to 1:00pm.  NOTE: Main Street, Maple to Grove will be open to local traffic.
    Sunday, June 25, 2017 Street & Parking Lot Closures:
    • Warren Avenue between Forest Avenue and Middaugh will be closed 5:00am to 4:00pm.

    A map of alternate parking locations is located below. You must display your parking hang tags.

Pace Bus Stop Locations:

  • Washington St. and Warren Ave. - Route 461
  • Washington St. and - Route 461
  • Washington St. and Highland Ave. - Route 461
  • Burlington Ave. and Mochel Dr. - Routes 462 & 463
  • Washington St. and Bulington Ave. - Routes 462 & 463
  • Washington St. and Maple Ave. - Routes 462 & 463
  • Route 834 Northbound: Main St. (R) @ Maple Ave. (L) @Washington St. (L) @ Prairie Ave. (R) Main St.
  • Route 834 Southbound: Main st. (L) @ Prairie Ave. (R) @ Wastington St. (R) @ Maple Ave. (L) @ Main St. Over Regular Route.

Handicap Parking locations:

  • On Mochel Drive at Burlington
  • Forest Lot South
  • Southwest Corner of Lot L

Alternate Parking

  • Parking is available both north and south of the tracks. You must display your parking hang tags.
  • Additionally, the Fairview Station Lot I and Lot I west, depicted on the map below, as well as West and Southeast locations may offer alternative parking options.
  • Parking is also available for a daily fee at the Fairview Station as well as the Downtown parking garage.
  • Pace Bus stop locations will be Mochel and Burlington Avenue on the south side of the tracks and Highland and Rogers on the north.


We appreciate your cooperation and regret any inconvenience you may experience.  We hope this advance notice will enable you to make appropriate plans.  Updates and FAQ’s can be found at www.rotarygrovefest.com. Please email your questions to us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 630-729-0351.

We hope you will enjoy the many activities at this years’ festival
ROTARY CLUB OF DOWNERS GROVE

Please note there is no shuttle bus between parking areas and the fest. If you need transportation to or from the event, please use any of the following public transportation modes available to our location:

Cab Companies

  • AM Regional Taxi : 630-971-8888
  • American Taxi : 630-920-9480
  • Alliance Taxi : 630-968-1323
  • Area Taxi : 630-515-0448
  • 303 Taxi : 630-588-0303

PACE Bus

Pace Bus stop locations will be located at Washington and Warren, Washington and Rogers, Washington and Burlington, and Washington and Maple.

Commuter Parking

Attendees can use the available commuter parking. Please click here to find commuter parking.

Metra Rail Schedules (BNSF Railway Line)

Click here for BNSF Metra Rail Schedule To/From Downers Grove

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 June 2017 15:09