15th annual
Sep 25 - 27
, 2020
2020
About Us

ABOUT THE HUNTLEY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION

What is the Huntley Festival Foundation?

The Huntley Festival Foundation is a not for profit organization whose purpose is to create an annual community festival where families, friends, and neighbors come together.

Who is the Huntley Festival Foundation?

The Huntley Festival Foundation is made up entirely of volunteers. There are no paid staff and individuals from local organizations, service groups, businesses, faith groups, and individuals from the community to provide the manpower needed. However, the Huntley Festival Foundation is an independent organization that does not receive funding of tax dollars from the Village of Arlington Heights or other entities.


Funds back into the Community

Several events and activities within the Fest are run by local organizations and non-profits, such as the book sale, pancake breakfast, car show, 5 run, and basket raffles. These groups raise funds at these events and are kept by these groups for their missions.

  • Huntley Library Friends Foundation – Book Sale (2006-2019): $25,579
  • Kopf Running – 5K (2018-2019): $2,000 to Action for Healthy Kids
  • ASAP – Car Show (2013-2019 / 1,545 cars): $43,412
  • Huntley Area Lions – Pancake Breakfast (2006-2019): 

The Huntley Park District also holds a basket raffle at Fall Fest which raises funds for their sports programs. The Park District also sold Ice Cream donated by Culvers from 2011-2018. In 2008, Fall Fest purchased a stage for the Park District which is used at Concerts in the Park and at other events on Park District property and elsewhere in the Village.

  • Basket Raffle (2009-2019): $37,115
  • Ice Cream Sales (2011-2018): $2,419
  • Purchase of stage (2008): $8,847



The following groups have received donations from the Huntley Festival Foundation and Fall Fest:

  • Springbrook church
  • Oddfellows society
  • TLC Preschool
  • Huntley Dragons
  • Huntley American Legion
  • Huntley Historical Community
  • Grafton Township Food Pantry
  • Huntley Community Radio
  • Huntley Area Public Library
  • Huntley Park Foundation
  • District 158 Foundation
  • Sun City Lions
  • Huntley Friends Foundation
  • Huntley Area Friends Foundation
  • Action for Healthy Kids (5K recipient)
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Heat United Soccer Club
  • Animal House Shelter
  • Hoof Woof Meow
  • Huntley Red Raider Football
  • Huntley Blue Baseball
  • Lifezone Sports Foundation Inc
  • It’s Our Little Story Org
  • Huntley Rotary
  • Xplosion Cheer
  • Huntley Jaycees
  • Huntley Historical Society
  • Huntley Lions Club
  • Huntley High School Football
  • Huntley Blue U12 Baseball
  • Huntley High School Poms
  • Boy Scouts
  • Huntley Gridiron Club
  • Huntley Blue 13U

  
Donations (2015-2019):

  • 2015: $5,135
  • 2016: $5,250
  • 2017: $8,050
  • 2018: $30,550
  • 2019: $4,850
  • TOTAL: $53,835


   

Awards and Recognition

The Huntley Fall Fest has been recognized as a Top Ten Fall Festival in Illinois by the following:

  • 2017 - Selected as one of the top 10 Fall Festivals in Illinois by "Only In Your State"
  • 2018 - Selected as one of the Top Ten Fall Festivals in Illinois by “Best of AmericanTowns”



2015 Festival Highlights


September 25 - 27, 2020
Friday: 5pm - 11pm
Saturday: 10am - 11pm
Sunday: 11am - 7pm

Located at 12015 Mill St. in Huntley