The sky’s the limit - and sometimes, the bottom of the sea, when it’s the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta! The regatta is a unique display of ingenuity, an ode to engineering and imagination. It’s an afternoon of hilarious fun, whether you’re onboard or onshore. Will the boats float? There’s only one way to find out! 

12:00 PM at Lake Ellyn Park.

Presented by the the Glen Ellyn Park District. Call for registration info at 630-858-2462.

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Fourth of July in 
  Glen Ellyn

  Food Truck Picnic in the Park
FOOD TRUCK Picnic in the Park!  Picnic while you witness the summertime spectacle of the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta, as hundreds set sail in full regalia.  Enjoy great food from all sorts of food trucks- Lobster Rolls, Pizza, Tacos & more! A portion of the proceeds go to the 4th of July committee, an all volunteer organization, to fund the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks. 

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Lake Ellyn Park
   Saturday before July 4th
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Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta