LOGO Food, Wine, Brew Fest 2015

The 13th Annual “Food, Wine & Brew Festival”

Saturday, September 10, 2016 

 In Association with the Mokena Community Park District

12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Main Park – New Location this year!

Main Park, 10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena

(Between LaGrange Road & Wolf Road – Entrance at LaPorte Road & Mokena Street)


Live entertainment by: Bernie Glim Country Roads, Chico Smorgalles Jazz Ensemble, 5 Guys Named Moe, Strung Out Band.

Tickets Now Available!

$25 Advance Sales — $30 Day of Event

Includes 16 tastings for food and/or beverage and commemorative tasting glass.

Tickets available at the Chamber office, 19150 Wolf Road Suite C, Mokena

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm — Cash, Check or Credit

Or, we can process credit card payment over the phone and mail your tickets  (708) 479-2468

Experience the ambiance of the Food & Wine Festival – visit our photo gallery


Parade LOGO 2014

“America’s Great Landmarks”    

was the theme for our 2016 4th of July Parade!!

Click on the “Photo” Tab above, then choose “Photo Gallery” to view Parade Photos.

Watch the Parade Video:  Southland TV 4th of July Parade Broadcast

or on Cable Access Channel 6 Parade Broadcast

Announcing the 2016 Fourth of July Parade Winners!
Best Float: Grace Fellowship Church 
Most Creative Advertisement of a Business: Nu-Way Disposal’s Wendy the Waste Truck
Best in Keeping with Theme: Mokena Community Park District 
Judge #1’s Choice: Lincoln-Way Marching Band
Judge #2’s Choice: Curtain Call Community Theater 
Judge #3’s Choice: The Veteran’s Garage
Honored Grand Marshalls: Maertin Heating and Cooling Drill Team, celebrating the life and spirit of Jeff Maertin.


This year’s Grand Marshall wasThe Maertin Heating and Cooling Drill Team in memory of Jeff Maertin


Drill Team-1 Drill Team-2 Drill Team-3Evening festivities and Fireworks at Main Park, 10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena were

Sponsored by the Village of Mokena and the Mokena Community Park District


The Chamber would like to express their gratitude and sincere thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors, volunteers, judges, announcers, Tim Franson (Cable Channel 6), The Mokena Public Works & Police Departments, E.S.D.A., The Mokena Fire Department, The Mokena Park District, The Committee, and all of the wonderful spectators that support our annual event!!

Thank you to the following Candy Bag Sponsors!

Mokena Community Library District
Dowling Financial
Mokena Lions Club
22nd Century Media
Gas N Wash
         Creative Carpet & Flooring
Midwest Animal Hospital

Whitmore Ace Hardware

T. W. Griffiths, C.P.A.

Ashley Furniture

     Vandenberg Funeral Home

We would also like to acknowledge and thank the following Parade Sponsors!

Ozinga – Platinum Parade Sponsor

Lisa Thomas Salon – Gold Parade Sponsor

Legacy Paintball & Airsoft Park – Gold Parade Sponsor

Maertin Heating – Silver Parade Sponsor

LincolnWay Community Bank – Silver Parade Sponsor
Aesthetica Day Spa – Silver Parade Sponsor
Midwest Animal Hospital – Silver Parade Sponsor

Vandenberg Funeral Home – Our Hero Sponsor



The 2015 Traditional Mokena Chamber of Commerce Ornament features:                

Mr. Benny’s Restaurant *** Lettermen Sign Company *** Gas N Wash

The ornament is available for purchase all year long at the Chamber Office,19150 Wolf Road, Suite C  $20.00 (without Stand)  ***   $23.00 (with Stand)

Other years still available at a cost of $17.00 (without stand) *** $20.00 (with stand)- Contact the Mokena Chamber Office (708) 479-2468


 “Images of America – Mokena”

Mokena History

Treasure this keepsake book of images celebrating the history of your town, Mokena, by Matthew T. Galik. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. It also makes a wonderful gift to share with a former Mokena native.


Limited number available at the Mokena Chamber Office – Only $20