Highwood is the North Shore's destination for festivals, food & family fun!. The beautiful Everts Park, in the heart of downtown Highwood, hosts many of Highwood's festivals including the weekly Gourmet Farmers Market, Inferno Fest, Bloody Mary Fest & more! The city is a small, family-oriented town that draws people from of all the surrounding suburbs to dine, drink, shop and be entertained. Highwood is on the Metra line, offers wonderful restaurants and bars, bike trails and parks (some right on Lake Michigan), great Highland Park schools, and a long tradition of community spirit.
Get Ready For "Highwood's Taste Of Summer!"
Mark your calendars! Highwood's Taste Of Summer takes place June 28-30! This year marks the 45th anniversary of Highwood's oldest festival - renamed, revamped and ramped up to be the most memorable festival in Highwood!