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YOUNG: There’s something for everyone at Chicago Fun Family Palooza

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 10:42 p.m. CDT

Take in all the sights as you blast along a 200-foot indoor zip-line. Enjoy a colorful mix of inflatables, moon jumps, eurobungee, rock climbing, and even a electronic graffiti wall -- attractions suited for every age. Experience a full line up of magicians, face painters, balloon twisters and live performances on The Family Palooza Stage. Take a moment to sit back and enjoy the sights with a ride on the Choo Choo Express Trackless Train.

Whether you’re a kid or just a kid-at-heart, Chicago Fun Family Palooza has a wide variety of interactive activities for everyone: stage coach rides, petting zoo, carnival games, miniature golf, stilt walkers, costume characters, interactive activities, strolling entertainers, games, prizes, giveaways and much more. From the moment you arrive, you’ll find hands-on activities, games and entertainment options that are sure to energize your entire family.

Enter a drawing to win free passes to the St. Charles Park District’s favorite summertime facilities including Otter Cove Aquatic Park, Primrose Farm, River View Miniature Golf Course, Pottawatomie Golf Course and Hickory Knolls Discovery Center.

General admission is $8 and includes all shows, the trackless train and the petting zoo. An unlimited wristband for all the activities is only $15. Kids, age 2 and under, are free.

Meet local & national companies that offer family related products and services such as Donley’s Wild West Saloon in Utica, Santa’s Village in East Dundee, Enchanted Castle in Lombard or Epic Air Trampolines in South Elgin, to name a few. Discover fun things to do throughout Chicago and beyond while playing in the Giant Indoor Amusement Playground.

For more information, visit stcparks.org or chicagofun.com/palooza.

Erika Young is public relations and marketing manager for the St. Charles Park District

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