2021 September/October Newsletter


Blocktoberfest Returns to Glenview

Downtown Glenview will once again be rockin’ on Saturday, October 2, 2021, with a jam-packed line-up of live music, food and family entertainment at Blocktoberfest 2021.  

The 11 am – 11 pm outdoor fest takes place along Glenview Rd. between Church St. and Pine St. The all-day live music line-up includes Tributosaurus, a collection of some of Chicago’s finest studio musicians, performing all of the greatest hits of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

There is no entrance fee. Food and beverages will be available for purchase (credit/debit only) from some of Glenview’s favorite restaurants. For more information and to purchase VIP packages visit https://glenviewblocktoberfest.com. 

Please click here for volunteer opportunities or email: ggoodsitt@att.net.

The full schedule of events includes:  

11am-3pm:  Family fun area on Church St. with games, crafts, face painting, balloon twisting and performances by City Kid Theatre and Northshore Elite Talent Company

11am-on Performers from Twelve Tone Music School, School of Rock

12pm Die Musikmeisters Band

1:15pm Donna Herula Trio

2:45pm Artificially Hip

4:15pm Joanna Connor

6:15pm Funktastic

8:30pm Tributosaurus becomes Tom Petty

Blocktoberfest is presented by Glenview Chamber of Commerce, Friends of Downtown Glenview and Ten Ninety Brewing Co. as a way to bring the community together to celebrate all that Downtown Glenview has to offer. Blocktoberfest is sponsored by Busey Bank, MacPherson Westhoff Group | Compass, Team Trux @properties, Glenview Bank & Trust, Twelve Tone Music School, and Lynch McPeek Wealth Management.Glenview Bank & Trust, Twelve Tone Music School, and Lynch McPeek Wealth Management.


Friends of Downtown Glenview


Help Wanted: FDG is looking for energetic volunteers to help with various downtown initiatives including event coordinators. Please fill out this simple volunteer form and we will contact you to discuss how you can help.