Berwyn’s Houby Festival is a celebration of Berwyn’s and Cicero’s Czech heritage. Pronounced “ho•bee,” the festival centers around the Czech and Slovak word for mushroom, which was the object of a hunting tradition and a significant part of the Czech diet. And 44 years later, both Berwyn and Cicero are continuing their tradition of exalting the mushroom with a long weekend of live music, eating and imbibing, carnival riding, parade watching and vendor/crafter shopping.
The 44th Annual Houby Fest will take place from October 4-7, 2012. Berwyn Main Street will host the Czech Oasis at Cermak Road & Lombard Avenue. See the map below for details.
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|Oct 4-7||Noon-10 pm||Carnival at Cermak Rd & Austin Blvd|
|Oct 5-7||Noon-10 pm||Czech Oasis at Cermak Rd & Lombard Ave|
|Oct 3||6:30 pm||Powder Puff Houby Fest Bowl at Morton West HS Stadium|
|Oct 4||5:00 pm||Houby Queen Pageant at Alessandro Restaurant|
|Oct 6||6:00 pm||Infinity – Classic Rock/Arena Rock/80′S Hair Rock Band|
|Oct 7||6:00 pm||7th Heaven – Rock/Pop/Indie Band|
|Oct 7||Noon||44th Annual Parade of Mushrooms on Cermak Rd from Central Ave to Riverside Dr|