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Passport Europe Festival

Join us for a trip around Europe with our 2nd Annual Passport Europe Cultural Festival on June 20-21, 2015. 


No need for a passport, experience authentic music, dance, cuisine, and more in one weekend. Enjoy pictures from last year's event here.


Activities and Storytelling:

Vendor Expo and European Food Options
Croquet Open Play
European folktales with Chris Fascione
Face Painting
Fairy Tale performance—The Brothers Grimm
Learn a new language—Language Stars

Live Music and Dance Performances:

Frank Lamphere & Rat Pack Jazz—Italian Music
Trillium—Celtic Folk Music
Guitarra Azul—Spanish Music with Flamenco Dancers
Midlothian Scottish —Bagpipers and drummers
McNulty Irish Dancers—Traditional Irish dancing
Rakija Bend—Croatian tamburica music
CanCandrea—French Can Can Dance Performance and Demonstration
Dionysos Dance Troupe—Greek Dance Performance and Demonstration
Polonia Ensemble Dance—Traditional Polish Dancing
Thistle & Heather Highland Dancers—Scottish Dance Performance
Jimmy’s Bavarians—German Oompah Music
Robin Pluer—French Music
Chicago Cossacks—Music and Dance from around the World
Barynya Ensemble—Russian Music and Dance
Waldstadttänzer—German Dancers
Jutta and the Hi-Dukes—Folk Music from around the World
Salt Creek Ballet—Ballet Performance
Dan Mateja & the IPA Tribute Band—Polka Music
Borozda Ensemble—Hungarian Dancing

European Tree Collections:

Learn more about the Central and Northern European tree collections at The Morton Arboretum. We invite you to take a hike on our West Side for a day-trip to Europe. LEARN MORE


June 20-21, 2015

Outdoors near the Visitor Center and Meadow Lake 



Passport Europe Festival FREE with regular admission