Annual Art Festival
Enjoy the art and cultural offerings of the city by attending the Barrington Art Festival. This festival takes place every year during Memorial Day weekend featuring variety of art is on display, including ceramics, glass, and paintings. The artwork is available for purchase so that you can take your favorite piece home with you. You can also enjoy live music and other entertainment, along with a variety of activities for the kids. Food vendors and local businesses also set up at this event as an added convenience. This festival will surely provide your family with an experience to remember.
There are several parks in the city of Barrington so that you always have a place to spend some time in the fresh air. Langendorf Park is home to basketball courts, ball fields, and meeting rooms. Playground areas and restrooms can also be found inside the park. Aqualusion is a large water park where the entire family will be delighted to spend the day. This water park features a pool and a diving area. North of town sits the Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve. The preserve is a 782-acre wetland where you can view a variety of wildlife species.
Catlow was first opened in 1927 and originally featured silent films and live performances. The building was designed in a Tudor Revival style and mimics a medieval English Hall. Famous actors such as Gene Autry and Sally Rand once visited the theater due to its unique nature. In 1989, the venue was put on the National Register of Historic Places list. The latest movies are still shown at this theater so that you can enjoy a piece of the history with some modern amenities. After a movie, you can visit Boloney’s next door and enjoy a meal or a drink.