You know football season is nearly upon us when an event like Family Fest is near.

If you haven't been to Chicago Bears Family Fest at Soldier Field, this is what you've been missing according to Chicago Parent:

Bears alumni, Staley Da Bear, live music, pony rides, petting zoo, field goal kicking, rock wall, face painting, a video game truck, bounce houses, first-and-goal bungee run, football toss, a stilt walker and other interactive displays. Kids ages 6-13 can participate in the Mini Monsters Clinic non-contact skills and drills clinic courtesy of Advocate Health Care.

There's also a touchscreen graffiti wall, face painting, and a massive Bears Lite Brite.

The 2019-2020 NFL season is shaping up to be really promising for the Chicago Bears, and Family Fest is just the beginning.

Almost forgot to mention, the Chicago Bears will take the field where you can watch them practice on the turf inside hallowed Soldier Field.

Get to Family Fest early this Friday because it promises to be a full house, and with all of the extracurriculars happening before practice there's going to be lots to do for everyone in attendance.

Be sure to stay through practice too, because as soon as it wraps up, there's a fireworks display inside Soldier Field.

Family Fest passes are only $10 apiece while "a paid ticket is required for children over 32” tall."

Be sure to take plenty of pictures, because this could be the beginning of a magical football season in Chicago.


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