It’s our favorite day oRaptorThumbf the year…National Cheesecake Day, this Sunday, July 30th.  We’re celebrating with our annual​ Cheesecake Festival…an entire day of all things cheesecake and family fun (plus a great big dinosaur!). It’s all happening at Eli’s Cheesecake World: ​ 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. in Chicago (corner of Montrose and Forest Preserve Drive) from 9​am – 5pm.​ Admission and parking are free!

New this year, in partnership with Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Field Museum this summer, is​ a 16 foot long  jessecheesecake eating​ Raptor dinosaur. The ​lifelike Raptor puppet stomps and stalks just like the real thing. More ​highlights include The Jesse White Tumblers flying over a giant cheesecake, Classic Car Show, Tap Dancing Revue featuring The Tap Man: Tristan Bruns​,​ Cheesecake “Olympics” including hockey with a cheesecake puck and mini golf, free cheesecake samples, The Happiness Club dancing to cheesecake music, cheesecake hula hoop contest, cheesecake bingo and cheesecake decorating.

We will also offer lunch on the grill for purchase.  Visit CheesecakeFestival.com for a detailed schedule.

 

Festival Entertainment Schedule

9 AM Cheesecake Bingo
9:45 AM Dancemates
10:00 AM10:45 AM Velociraptor Appearance from JURASSIC WORLD: THE EXHIBITION at the Field MuseumCheesecake Bingo
11:30 AM Jesse White Tumblers
12 PM Tap Dancing Revue & Tap-Along starring The Tap Man, Tristan Bruns (bring your tap shoes!)
12:30 PM The Happiness Club
2 PM Tap Dancing Revue & Tap-Along starring The Tap Man, Tristan Bruns (bring your tap shoes!)
2:45 PM Cheesecake Bingo
3:30 PM Cheesecake Hula Hoops, Cheesecake Walk, and Cheesecake Eating Contest