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					Village of Hoffman Estates
 1900 Hassell Road
  Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    Tourism Information:

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                                                                                                                                                       Hoffman Estates Location Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
                                                                                                                                                       Shopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
                                                                                                                                                       Hotels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
                                                                                                                                                       Banquets, Special Events & Conferences . . . . . . . . . . .7
                                              On behalf of the residents and businesses
                                                                                                                                                       Attractions & Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8

William D. McLeod
                                              of the Village of Hoffman Estates, I would                                                               Cabela’s & Sears Centre Arena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Mayor, Village of Hoffman Estates
                                              like to welcome you to our community.                                                                    Dining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
                                                                                                                                                       Four Seasons of Fun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
                F H      AN                   It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the dynamic community of Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
            O                                                                                                                                          Recreation & Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
                                              You have entered a diverse world that includes over 4,000 acres of forest preserves full of hiking


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                                              and bike trails, a significant corporate and business presence anchored by Sears Holdings                Parks & Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
                                              Corporation and AT&T, an award-winning educational system, and a burgeoning entertainment
                                              and tourism industry.                                                                                    Forest Preserves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21

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                                              There’s plenty to do in Hoffman Estates, particularly in our rapidly growing Entertainment District,
                                              which attracts tourists from across the Midwest to the state-of-the-art Sears Centre Arena and the
                                                                                                                                                       Area Attractions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
                                              185,000-square-foot Cabela’s super store, the World’s Foremost Outfitter.                                Economic Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
                                              The Sears Centre Arena features a mixture of major talent, such as Carrie Underwood and Billy Joel,      Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
                                              coupled with professional lacrosse, football and soccer teams. Cabela’s includes a wondrous
                                              mountain of wild animals, as well as quality outdoor clothing and gear for hunting, camping and          Additional Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
                                              fishing at competitive prices.
                                              The Village’s hospitality industry is very much up to the challenge of serving you, with eight hotels,
                                              modern group meeting venues – including the award-winning Stonegate Conference & Banquet
                                              Centre – a wide variety of first-class restaurants and several shopping facilities.                      HOFFMAN ESTATES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:
                                              If you have questions or if we can help make your stay in Hoffman Estates more enjoyable,                A COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION WITH A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
                                              please let us know by using the contact information on the back page of this guide.
                                                                                                                                                       Established in 1990, the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce                              I   Community Fishing Derby
                                              Thanks for visiting, and come back soon!                                                                 and Industry is proud to play a vital role in building a solid business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I   Chit & Chat – lunchtime networking and learning series
                                                                                                                                                       base by keeping members informed, connected and prosperous.
                                                                                                                                                       Members have the opportunity to showcase their products and                               I   Scholarship Fashion Show
                                                                                                                                                       services at any of the following successful annual events.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I   Business After Hours – evening networking opportunity
                                                                                                                                                       I    Business to Consumer Expo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Please contact us at 847-781-9100 or visit our Web site at
                                                                                                                                                       I    Golf Outing – Business on Course                                           
                                                                                                                                                       I    Business to Business Expo                                                                                       Our Mission:
                                                                                                                                                       I    AM Business Connection – morning networking                                               To effectively promote and advocate for the interests of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hoffman Estates area business community.

           Hoffman Estates                                                 LO C AT I O N M A P
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SHOPPING CENTERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1           BARRINGTON SQUARE MALL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2302-2354 W. Higgins Road

H OT E L S                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2        CABELA’S
1   CANDLEWOOD SUITES CHICAGO -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              5225 Prairie Stone Parkway
    HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3       CHARTER BANK PLAZA
2   CHICAGO MARRIOTT NORTHWEST -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hassell Road and Barrington Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Palatine Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      18                                                                                                    4           CROSSROADS COMMONS
3   COMFORT INN - CHICAGO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Golf Road and Higgins Road
                                                                                                                                                       62     Al

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Huntington Blvd.
    HAMPTON INN & SUITES CHICAGO -                                                                                                                               go                                                                                                                                                                                                             5           FOREST VIEW PLAZA
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    HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                                                                                                                        i   n                                                                                                                                                                                                            Algonquin Road and Huntington Boulevard
                                                  Penny                                           59                                                                                 .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Roselle Rd.
5   HILTON GARDEN INN -                                 Rd.
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    HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    15

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ela Rd.
                                                                                                                                       Penny Rd.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Barrington Road and Lakewood Boulevard
6   HYATT PLACE CHICAGO -                                                                                                                                                                                                                   5

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Barrington Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   13 14                                                                                                                7       GLEN LAKE
                                                                                                                                      oint Pkwy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1469-1475 Glen Lake Road

                                                                                         New Sutton Rd.

    LA QUINTA INNS AND SUITES                                                                                                          4    6


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8       GOLF CENTER
    CHICAGO - HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                                                                   1                  7                                                                                                                                   62

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meacham Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Golf Road and Roselle Road
    RED ROOF INN CHICAGO -                                                                                                                                            8
8                                                                                                                                                                         Hassell Rd.
    HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mundhank Rd.                                                                                                                                                     9     ULTIMATE EXPOSURE PLAZA
                                                                                                                                                   72             3                                                                                                                                                                                                                               136-152 W. Higgins Road
                          Beverly Rd.

                                                                     72                                   Shoe Factory Rd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           6                                                                                                                                                                 10 HOFFMAN CENTER (FORMERLY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Roselle Rd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lakewood Blvd.                                                                                                                                                   BRANDESS CENTER WEST)

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                                                                Hoffman Blvd.
                                                                                2                                                               .                                                                          5                                                                                                                                                                  11 HOFFMAN PLAZA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Golf Road and Roselle Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hassell Rd.                                                                                                                                           12 HOFFMAN VILLAGE
                                                                                                                                      Shoe Factory Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          3                                                                                                                                                                                        Barrington Road and Golf Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1                                                                       Hillcrest Blvd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      .                                                                         13 HUNTINGTON PLAZA I

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Jones Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Barrington Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1660-1650 W. Algonquin Road
                                                                                                             Bartlett Rd.
                                       en Rd.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                72                                                                                                                                              14 HUNTINGTON PLAZA II

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1550-1590 W. Algonquin Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8 11                                                                  15 MUMFORD PLAZA
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                    58                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Freeman Road and Mumford Drive
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                16 POPLAR COMMONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bode Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2306-2336 Hassell Road
                                                                                                                                                       Bode Rd.
    Bode Rd.                                                                59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 17 POPLAR CREEK CROSSING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Illinois Routes 59 and 72
                                                                                                                             Schaumburg Rd.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     18 ROSE PLAZA
               19                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1405-1482 Palatine Road

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Schaumburg Rd.                                                                                                        19 STRAWBERRY HILL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gannon Drive and Golf Road

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20 VALLI PLAZA
                                                                                2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3                                                870-890 N. Roselle Road

                                                                                                         GOLF ROAD AND GANNON DRIVE DISTRICT:                                          BARRINGTON ROAD AND GOLF ROAD DISTRICT:
                                                                                                         Strawberry Hill, Hoffman Center, Auto Dealers 19                              Hoffman Village, Plunkett Furniture,
                                                                                                                                                                                       Barrington Road Fun Zone                12
                                                                                                         Eat at Dover Straits, Inchin’s Bamboo Garden, Sukhadia’s Sweets
                                                                                                         and Indian Grill or White Castle, Domino’s or Brown’s Chicken.                Don’t miss Congo River Golf and Exploration on Barrington
                                                                                                         Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital and Post Office are conven-                   Road for the best outdoor miniature golf adventure. If you’re
                                                                                                         ient stops here. Car dealers include Muller’s Acura, Infiniti,                hungry, stop in at Los Fernandez or McDonald’s. Walgreens

Shopping                                                                                                 Land Rover or Motor Werks Mercedes Benz. Stop in at Jai Hind
                                                                                                         Food and Video, Minear Meat Mart, Ocean Fish, Taste of Thai,
                                                                                                         Spice In Café, or Hot Breads.

                                                                                                         GOLF AND HIGGINS ROAD CENTERS:
                                                                                                         Crossroads Commons, Auto Dealer              4
                                                                                                                                                                                       offers a 24-hour pharmacy with a drive-up window. Plunkett
                                                                                                                                                                                       Furniture’s showroom is right next door. Across Golf Road,
                                                                                                                                                                                       you’ll find Dominick’s food store, Starbucks, Hot Wok Village
                                                                                                                                                                                       and Subway. The Putting Edge indoor glow-in-the-dark miniature
                                                                                                                                                                                       golf course is next to EOS full-service hair salon. Check out
                       I N H O F FM A N E S TAT E S                                                      Pick out your new car at Woodfield Nissan, or visit PM
                                                                                                                                                                                       RadioShack, Babies ‘n Beds kids’ furniture, Fannie May candy
                                                                                                                                                                                       treats or Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins. Blockbuster Video
                                                                                                         Bedroom Gallery, which features handcrafted bedroom furniture                 completes the evening’s fun.
HIGGINS AND ROSELLE DISTRICT:                                                                            and home accessories. Shop TigerDirect for the latest in elec-
                                                                                                         tronics. CJ’s Hot Dogs and Gyros, Moon Garden, Madhur Plaza                   HIGGINS ROAD AND ROUTE 59 DISTRICT:
Golf Center, Ultimate Exposure Plaza, Hoffman Plaza, Valli Plaza                  8     9     11    20
                                                                                                         or Paradise Restaurant will satisfy your hunger. Cardinal Wine                Poplar Creek Crossing, Prairie Stone Crossing,
Centrally located in the heart of the Village, this district covers a blend of retail, dining and fun    and Spirits sells your favorite brands, while Hiba Beauty Salon               Entertainment District
attractions for the whole family. Valli Produce, which has local produce and specialty market            and Curves allow you to feel pampered and stay fit.                           On the Village’s west side, there’s a new Entertainment District
items, is neighbor to Laser Quest. Enjoy sandwiches from Subway or pizza and more from                                                                                                 filled with retail and dining opportunities. Sports Authority, Office
Sarpino’s. Visit Hoffman Lanes bowling alley or The Room Place, Michaels, TJ Maxx, Dress                 BARRINGTON AND HIGGINS ROAD DISTRICT:                                         Max, PetSmart, Michaels, Kirklands, Lane Bryant and Cacique,
Barn, Fabbrini’s Flowers and Aquarium Adventure Petland, next to Hair Cuttery and Ho-Luck                Barrington Square, Charter Bank Plaza, Poplar                                 Carter’s and OshKosh, TJ Maxx, Linens ‘n Things, World Market
chinese restaurant. You’ll find Jewel-Osco food store with Dania Furniture, One-Hour Photo,              Commons and the Restaurant Park               1               3      16
                                                                                                                                                                                       Sport Clips, Great Clips, and Target provide everything you need
Jockey Wok n’ Rolls, San Korean Restaurant, BBQ Hut, Thai House, Hot Dog Express and                     Chili’s and IHOP start the cavalcade of dining options. Across                in one place. Enjoy a stop at Massage Envy. Eat at Claim Jumper,
Denny’s. Visit Sally Beauty Supply, Kim Sun Young Beauty Salon, Hair Corner or the Barber                Barrington Road is the Assembly Restaurant where burgers are                  Buffalo Wild Wings, Red Robin, Asta La Pasta and Moe’s
Shoppe. Grab a coffee at Caribou while you browse titles at Blockbuster Video.                           grilled behind the bar. Across the street you can enjoy Starbucks,            Southwest Grill. Chipotle, Panda Express, Subway, Jimmy John’s
                                                                                                         Travelex International and Charter One Bank. Down Hassell                          and Caribou Coffee satisfy myriad tastes. Stop in at Chicago
                                                      5     13    14                                     Road you will find the Neighborhood Inn Bar and                                      Home Fitness or Integrity Physical Therapy for some advice.
Forest View, Huntington Plaza
                                                                                                         Grill, Pride Windows and Siding is next to                                                      You can get a new hairstyle at Cost Cutters and get
Enjoy family favorites Dairy Queen, Sofi’s Italian Beef and Peterson’s Bakery alongside unique           Shear Magic Salon, 7-Eleven and Wizard of                                                          new glasses at Vision Works. Tilted Kilt is a new
restaurant finds Los Martinez Bar and Grill, Lily Garden, Bistro Wasabi, Regular Joe coffee house,       Pawz. Leisure Time Laundromat, open 24/7,                                                           pub and eatery providing friendly service with a
Great Clips, Jake’s Pizza, 1st Place Sports Bar and Grill, and Café Clemenza. Visit Curves,              features drop-off service and large-capacity                                                           Scottish flair opening spring of 2009.
Multiform Fitness, SCUBA, Dancing Feet or LA Tan. Treat yourself to Valentine’s Salon and Spa,           washer/dryers. At the intersection of                                                                                 Famous Dave’s and Hacienda
Sharon Florist or Black Box Diamond. Plan that ultimate travel adventure by visiting S.A.L.              Barrington and Higgins roads is the                                                                                   are also expected in 2009.
Travel/Limousine Express.                                                                                restaurant park featuring Max &
                                                                                                         Erma’s, Romano’s Macaroni Grill,                                                                                    CABELA’S:
                                                                                                         TGI Friday’s and Steak ‘n Shake.                                                                                     Prairie Stone Parkway 2
Rose Plaza
                                                                                                         Adjacent to the restaurant park is The                                                                               Cabela’s is a 185,000-square-
Oberweis Dairy, Starbucks and Blockbuster Video draw you into this Center on the Village’s               Stonegate Conference and Banquet                                                                                 foot retail showroom with
north side, anchored by Jewel-Osco food store. Get a fresh new look at Hair Cuttery, Island Sun          Centre, home to state-of-the-art conference                                                                      museum-quality animal dioramas
Tanning or Paris Nails, and something sparkly from Piccard Jewelry. Hungry? Sir Nick’s Pizza,            facilities. Cross over Higgins Road to find Poplar                                                          and aquariums, wild game eatery and
Subway, China Wok or Amore Mio can fit the bill.                                                         Creek Bowl and Official’s Time Out, Garibaldi’s,                                                            more ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               See page 10 for full details
                                                                                                         America’s Bar & Grill for lunch or late night
                                                                           6                             fun, Golden Chopstick, Burger King,
Fountain Crossing
                                                                                                         McDonald’s and Buona Beef to satisfy every crav-
Head north on Barrington Road and you’ll find every taste can be met, whether it’s Hunan Beijing,        ing. Hair Pros, Barrington Square Barbers, Peter
Pizza Hut Express, Jersey’s Pizza and Grill, Jimmy John’s, La Strada Ristorante, Quiznos, Subway or      Pan Cleaners and Fred Astaire Dance Studio can
favorites served at Apple Villa Pancake House. Barrington Nails can prepare your hands to receive        help you get ready for any event.
that perfect gift from Rahl Jewelers.
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                                                                                                          Banquets, Special
                                                                    Pet Friendly
                                                                                                       Events & Conferences
Hotels                                                              Wireless Internet
                                                                    Meeting Facilities
For reservations, call any of the fine hotels listed below. The Tourism Office of the Village
                                                                                                       STONEGATE CONFERENCE AND
                                                                                                       BANQUET CENTRE
                                                                                                       2401 W. Higgins Road
                                                                                                                                               Stonegate offers convenient features, such
                                                                                                                                               as an in-house audio/visual company with
                                                                                                                                               onsite technicians, high-speed Internet
of Hoffman Estates is happy to assist you with group sales. If you are planning a sports
tournament, meeting, wedding or special event, call 847-781-2664. We look forward to                   Hoffman Estates, IL 60169               connections and individual climate
helping you plan a memorable and successful event!                                                     847-884-7000                            control in each of its 10 meeting rooms.
                                                                                                                 Conference managers assist clients with
                    CANDLEWOOD SUITES CHICAGO -
                                                                                                The Stonegate Conference and Banquet           every detail of their event, including day-
                    HOFFMAN ESTATES
                                                                                                Centre is a premier center for business,       of execution that assures total satisfaction.
                    2875 Greenspoint Parkway
                                                                                                and an elegant facility for weddings and       The Stonegate Business Centre offers a
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
                                                                                                other parties in the northwest suburbs.        full range of services that include copying,
                    847-490-1686 •
                                                                                                Stonegate has 17,000 square feet               faxing, light word processing and printing
                    CHICAGO MARRIOTT NORTHWEST -                                                of attractive and flexible meeting space.      needs.
                    HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                             The grand ballroom and breakout rooms          With its successful track record, the
                    4800 Hoffman Boulevard                                                      are perfect for executive conferences, sales   Stonegate Conference and Banquet Centre
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                                                   meetings, training sessions, business          serves as a full-fledged community asset
                    847-645-9500 •                                             banquets, parties, presentations and           that services local, regional and national
                    COMFORT INN - CHICAGO                                                       trade shows.                                   group needs.
                    2075 Barrington Road
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                                   STEFANI’S at
                    847-882-8848 •                                           POPLAR CREEK COUNTRY CLUB                      You can also have your next lecture,
                                                                                                1400 Poplar Creek Drive                        workshop or round-table discussion
                    HAMPTON INN AND SUITES CHICAGO -                                            Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                      amid our peaceful, natural surroundings,
                    HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                             847-781-3681 •
                    2825 Greenspoint Parkway                                                                                                   which facilitate clear thinking and focused
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                                                                                  dialogue. Meeting equipment, including
                                                                                                Whether you’re looking to reward dedicated     overhead projectors, slide projectors,
                    847-882-4301 •                             employees, show customers that you value       projections screens and flipcharts, are
                                                                                                their loyalty, host an elegant bridesmaids’    available for your use, and our LCD
                    2425 Barrington Road                                                        brunch, a cozy baby shower luncheon or         projector accommodates your PowerPoint
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                                                   an extravagant holiday ball, Poplar Creek      presentations. Our intimate banquet
                    847-277-7889 •                             Country Club has a room and a menu to          rooms accommodate groups of 30 to 270.
                                                                                                suit your needs.
                    2750 Greenspoint Parkway                                                    NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY                   and afternoon meetings. Call or e-mail for
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                                   HOFFMAN ESTATES                                pricing information.
                    847-839-1800 •                                          5555 Trillium Blvd.                            Meeting Room Rental
                                                                                                Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                      NIU Hoffman Estates can accommodate
                                                                                                847-645-3000, ext. 36                          small to large group sizes in a variety
                    2280 Barrington Road
                                                                                                        of rooms, ranging from 300 to 3,000
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
                    800-531-5900 •                                             Value-added meeting packages remove            square feet. We offer popular room
                                                                                                the guesswork from budgeting and               configurations, including classroom style,
                    RED ROOF INN CHICAGO - HOFFMAN ESTATES                                                                                     U-shape and hollow square.
                    2500 Hassell Road                                                           streamline your planning process. Choose
                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                                   our complete day package for full-day          Most meeting rooms are equipped with
                    847-885-7877 •                                              meetings, or half-day package for morning      the latest audiovisual equipment.
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         Attractions & Entertainment                                                                                    I N H O F FM A N E S TAT E S
                                              CONGO RIVER GOLF & EXPLORATION                                LASER QUEST                      POPLAR CREEK BOWL
                                              1325 Barrington Road                                          860 N. Roselle Road              2354 W. Higgins Road
                                              Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                     Hoffman Estates, IL 60169        Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
                                              847-843-1778                                                  847-839-0000                     847-310-9585
                                              Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to
                                              10 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday   Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 2 p.m.
                                              10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to          to 9 p.m.; Friday 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.;
                                              10 p.m. $8.50 for 18 holes; $12.50 for 36      Saturday noon to 11 p.m.; Sunday noon
                                              holes; free parking. The sizeable outdoor      to 6 p.m. Laser Quest is live-action laser
                                              mini-golf center sports two 18-hole            tag at its best! Whether you are 7 or
                                              courses with a spirited African adventure      77, the experience is exhilarating and
                                              theme, towering mountains, waterfalls, foot-   immersive ... with fun lurking around
HOFFMAN LANES                                 bridges and caves.                             every corner. This is the ultimate in
80 W. Higgins Road                                                                           interactive entertainment! Call to
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                                                    schedule birthday parties, corporate
847-885-2500                                                                                 group, team and social outings.
                                                                                                                                             Poplar Creek Bowl is a bowling center
                                                                                                                                             where people of all ages can relax and
Sunday through Thursday 9 a.m. to                                                                         PUTTING EDGE
                                                                                                                                             have fun. We offer leagues to bowlers of
midnight; Friday 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday                                                               FUN CENTER
                                                                                                                                             all experience levels. We love birthday
9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Looking for late night or                                                                2535 Golf Road
                                                                                                                                             parties and group outings, whatever the
weekend bowling fun? Take your game to                                                                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
                                                                                                                                             occasion. Poplar Creek offers candlelight
an unexplored new level with Xtreme                                                                       847-885-1701
                                                                                                                                             bowling too.
Bowling – an adventure of lights, great                                                         
                                                                                                                                                • 24 lanes with automatic scoring
music, wild bowling challenges and                                                           Experience the excitement of 18 holes of           • Video arcade
your favorite food and beverages. Register                                                   indoor glow-in-the-dark miniature golf at its      • Pool tables
now for your league or club by calling the                                                   best! For a day or evening entertainment           • Pro shop
center or completing the new sign-up form.                                                   alternative, Putting Edge provides an              • 100 percent smoke free
Our bowling centers can accommodate any                                                      active and safe environment for all ages!
                                                                                                                                             Open bowling
birthday party, group event or just bring                                                    Host a birthday party, a team building
                                                                                                                                             Monday through Thursday,
together a group for pure entertainment.                                                     event for the office or bring your youth or
                                                                                                                                             9 a.m. to midnight;
Experience the fun of bowling at AMF ...                                                     social group for an interactive group
                                                                                                                                             Friday and Saturday,
where good friends meet good times!                                                          event. Take a break from reality. Live life,
                                                                                                                                             9 a.m. to 1 a.m.;
                                                                                             don’t watch it! Call or visit our Web site
                                                                                                                                             Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
                                                                                             for hours of operation.

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                                                             5225 Prairie Stone Parkway                                                                                 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway
                                                             Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                                                                                  Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
                                                             847-645-0400 •                                                                             847-649-2222 •

Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting,         Add to that the features listed below, and you’ll      The Sears Centre Arena is an 11,500-seat            The Sears Centre Arena is situated within the
fishing and outdoor gear, opened in Hoffman Estates          know why visitors who come to the store are            multi-purpose family entertainment, cultural        Prairie Stone Business Park immediately north
in October 2007 near I-90 and Route 59 in the                amazed and understand why Cabela’s is truly unique!    and sports center. Seating capacity for the         of I-90, west of Route 59. There are two con-
Prairie Stone Business Park. This 185,000-square-foot        • Boat showroom and maintenance shop                   arena ranges from 3,000 to 6,000 for theater        venient exits from the Tollway to easily access
retail showroom is an educational and entertainment                                                                 productions; 9,500 for hockey, arena football,      the arena – Illinois Route 59 and Beverly Road.
attraction featuring a décor of museum-quality               • Indoor archery range where archers can test
                                                                and fine tune their equipment                       lacrosse and soccer games; 10,000 for basketball;   For more information or to purchase tickets,
animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals                                                                  and 11,500 for “center stage” concerts.             visit
interacting in realistic recreations of their natural        • Full-service fly-fishing shop for all fly-casters,
habitats. As well as showcasing wildlife native to              from novice to expert                               The arena has 43 luxury suites, 26 loge boxes       Please visit the Web site of the teams listed
Illinois and North America, the Hoffman Estates              • Monthly fly-fishing clinics and tying                and 1,000 club seats. The facility features a       below before planning an outing for your cor-
store features a fascinating African diorama,                   techniques along with pro staff seminars            private club for the club seat area and two suite   porate or family group as game dates and times
including cape buffalo, white rhino, lion and other          • Shooting gallery providing fun along with            lounges on the private concourse. On-site           are subject to change.
game, which educates adults and children alike                  the opportunity to learn basic skills in a safe     parking accommodates 3,200 vehicles.
through an accurate recreation depicting life on the                                                                                                                    Chicago Shamrox Indoor Lacrosse Team
African plain.                                                                                                                                                          877-SHAMROX
                                                             • World-class gun library providing the                                                          
The store’s vast, sunlit interior is punctuated by              opportunity to browse examples of the gun-
its centerpiece, a 26-foot-tall Conservation                    making art                                                                                              Chicago Storm Indoor Arena Soccer Team
Mountain with a trout pond, running waterfalls,                                                                                                                         866-STORM-81
streams and even a beaver dam. The mountain’s                • Service department for firearms, archery
                                                                equipment and fishing gear                                                                    
ponds run on the same recycled filter system as
Cabela’s aquariums.                                          • Specialty furniture store, art gallery and                                                               Chicago Slaughter Professional Indoor Arena
The mountain features dozens of wild game mounts                country store with homemade fudge                                                                       Football Team
in their distinct habitats, including sheep, mountain        • Dog kennels so customers can let their                                                                   847-310-3190
goats, mountain lion, caribou, antelope, coyote,                animals out to exercise while they are enjoying                                               
American elk, wolverines, wolves, musk ox, mule                 the store
deer and whitetail deer. Smaller North American              • RV parking and dumping station
animals include bobcat, fox, otter, beaver, muskrat,                                                                The Sears Centre Arena has welcomed top-name
                                                             • Horse corral to get them out of the trailers for
badger and a variety of grouse and quail. The two-
                                                                some air and exercise while you visit the store     entertainers in concert, such as Billy Joel, Rod
story Conservation Mountain also sports an array
of bears and moose from Alaska, the Yukon                    • Two large conference rooms with catering             Stewart, George Strait & Taylor Swift, The
Territory, Wyoming and Canada.                                  available and educational center for school         Who, Bollywood and Carrie Underwood.
                                                                groups, seminars, conferences, conventions,         Family favorites include Go Diego Go, Clifford
Cabela’s stores are also known for their huge
                                                                birthday celebrations and any other occasion        the Big Red Dog and more. Exciting sporting
walk-through aquariums. The Hoffman Estates
                                                                you can think of!                                   events like Chicago Invitational Basketball
store features an aquarium that is 16,000 gallons
comprised of two separate tanks stocked with                 • A deli-style restaurant located on the               Championships, HBO Boxing, Professional
freshwater fish indigenous to the region.                       mezzanine with a grand view of Conservation         Championship Bullriders and Spirit Spectacular
                             Information kiosks with            Mountain and the store below, with a menu           Cheerleading join the three arena sports teams
                                  interactive touch             that includes wild game sandwiches, as well         that call the arena home – the Chicago Shamrox
                                       screens identify         as tamer fare.                                      indoor lacrosse team, the Chicago Slaughter
                                             each            For more information or to check dates and times       indoor arena football team and the Chicago
                                                  species.   for special events, visit or call      Storm indoor soccer team.

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                                                                                                                                                                                           Frullati Cafe at                       Jake’s Pizza & Bar
                                                                                                                                                                                           Prairie Stone Fitness Center           1726 Algonquin Road
                                                                                                                                                                                           5050 Sedge Blvd.                       847-934-8400
                                                                                                                                                 Dairy Queen                               Prairie Stone Fitness Building
                                                                                                                                                 1570 W. Algonquin Road                    847-285-5400

                                                                                                                                                 Enjoy Dairy Queen soft serve                                                     Jersey’s Pizza and Grill
                                                                                                                                                 cones, shakes, sundaes and blizzards!                                            2360 Lakewood Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                 Also, hot dogs and BBQ beef.              Garibaldi’s, Inc.                      847-765-0085
                                                                                                                                                 Special occasion cakes available.         2318 W. Higgins Road         
                                                    I N H O F FM A N E S TAT E S                                                                                                           847-885-9690

1st Place Sports Bar & Grill                        The Assembly American Bar & Cafe         Burger King
1736 W. Algonquin Road                              2570 Hassell Road                        50 E. Higgins Road
                                                                                                                                                 Denny’s Restaurant                                                               Jimmy John’s
847-359-3333                                        847-843-3993                             847-843-3399                                                                                  Golden Chopstick
                                                                                                                                                 1175 Roselle Road                                                                3011 N. Barrington Road
7 days a week; 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. We have 12 plas-                                                                                                             2336 W. Higgins Road
                                                                                             2360 Higgins Road                                   847-885-1969                                                                     847-898-0780
ma TVs to watch all your favorite Chicago teams!    Award-winning ribs, burgers and wings.                                                                                                 847-843-2336
                                                                                             847-884-9220                                                                                                                         4593 W. Higgins Road
                                                                                                                                                                                           Presenting famous Chinese
                                                                                                                                                                                           homemade noodles every day!            847-645-9556
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Freaky fast! Gourmet sandwiches!
                                                                                                                                                 Domino’s Pizza
America’s Bar & Grill                               BBQ Hut Restaurant                                                                                                                                                            Delivery is available.
                                                                                             CJ’s Hot Dogs and Gyros                             1049 W. Golf Road
2308 W. Higgins Road                                1147 Roselle Road
                                                                                             711 W. Golf Road                                    847-519-0411
847-882-8600                                        847-882-9292                                                                                                                           Hot Dog Express                                                                   847-882-8414                                                                                  1045 N. Roselle Road
Daily drink specials, amazing food, outdoor                                                                                                                                                847-843-0388                           Jockey Wok ‘n Rolls
patio, DJ dancing until 3:30 a.m. karaoke, Wii,                                                                                                                                                                                   Restaurant
                                                                                                                                                 Dover Straits
bags and plasma TVs!                                Bamboo Garden                                                                                                                                                                 1017 N. Roselle Road
                                                                                             Caribou Coffee                                      1149 W. Golf Road
                                                    1004 W. Golf Road                                                                                                                                                             847-885-0888
                                                                                             1183 N. Roselle Road                                847-884-3900
                                                    847-885-3777                                                                                                                           Ho-Luck Chinese Restaurant
                                                                                                                                                 Known for seafood; Dover sole,            2 Golf Center
Amore Mio                                                                                                                                                       847-882-4260
                                                                                                                                                 salmon, halibut and swordfish are
1457 Palatine Road                                                                                                                                                                         Authentic Chinese cuisine; daily       KFC
                                                                                             2716 N. Sutton Road                                 fresh fish specials; crab legs, lobster
847-358-5506                                        Bistro Wasabi                                                                                                                          specials. Carry out or dine-in.        1030 N. Roselle Road
                                                                                             847-645-0877                                        and cioppini are specialty dishes.                                  1578 W. Algonquin Road                                                                                                                 Large selection.                       847-885-7478
                                                                                                                      Live entertainment on Wednesdays,
Best Italian restaurant in the northwest            847-202-1577
                                                                                             Discover the distinctly different taste of          Fridays and Saturdays.
suburbs. Specials change daily!
                                                                                             Caribou Coffee. Life is short. Stay awake for it.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Hot Wok Village                        La Strada Ristorante
                                                    Brown’s Chicken & Pasta                                                                                                                2557 W. Golf Road                      2380 Lakewood Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                 Dunkin’ Donuts/
Apple Villa Famous                                  1059 W. Golf Road                                                                                                                      847-839-8880                           847-765-1700
                                                                                             Chili’s Grill & Bar                                 Baskin-Robbins
Pancake House & Restaurant                          847-519-9158                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                             2220 Barrington Road                                1165 N. Barrington Road
3101 N. Barrington Road                                                                                                                                                                                                           Featuring Italian cuisine with
                                                                                             847-490-9988                                        847-490-3540
847-765-2000                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sandwiches, pizzas, salads, home-                                                                                                                                                                 Hunan Beijing                          made lasagna and pastas, prime
Relax in our warm and casual dining room            Buffalo Wild Wings                                                                                                                     3051 N. Barrington Road                steaks, lamb and veal chops, fish
with breakfast that is made to order FRESH, or      2540 N. Sutton Road                                                                                                                    847-765-7888                           and fine seafood. Excellent wines
                                                                                             China Wok                                           Far West Night Club
with our gourmet lunch entrees.                     847-645-0333                                                                                                                                    and beer selections.
                                                                                             1449 Palatine Road                                  1001 N. Roselle Road
                                                                                                                                                 847-885-7030                              Authentic Chinese cuisine; daily
                                                                                                                                                                                           lunch special served 7 days a week.

Asian Noodle House                                  Buona Beef Restaurant & Catering
844 N. Roselle Road                                 2352 W. Higgins Road                                                                                                                                                          Lily Garden
                                                                                             Claim Jumper Restaurant                             Franko’s
847-882-9650                                        847-490-4449                                                                                                                           IHOP                                   1752 W. Algonquin Road
                                                                                             2610 Sutton Road                                    704 W. Higgins Road
Come and experience a variety of Asian noodles.                                                                                                                                            2250 Barrington Road                   847-202-8048
                                                                                             847-645-6400                                        847-882-8171
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                                                                                                                                                     San Korean Restaurant                             fashioned hand-dipped milk shakes, chili,      Thai House, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                     1063 N. Roselle Road                              home-style soups, fresh salads, a variety of   1041 Roselle Road

                                                                                                                                                     847-781-8010                                      desserts and breakfast!                        847-519-9322

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     expected to open Spring 2009,
                                                                                                                                                     Sarpino’s Pizzeria                                Subway Sandwiches & Salads                     Tilted Kilt adjacent to the Sears Centre Arena

Little Caesars
                                                    I N H O F FM A N E S TAT E S                                                                     870 N. Roselle Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                       2634 N. Sutton Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      A cold beer never looked so good! It’s especially
1648 W. Algonquin Road                               Neighborhood Inn                              Paradise Restaurant                                                                                                  true when that cold beer is delivered to your
                                                                                                                                                                                                       1620 W. Algonquin Road
847-705-1313                                         2322 Hassell Road                             721 W. Golf Road                                  We have a large selection of gourmet and                                                         table by a Tilted Kilt girl!
                                                     847-848-8048                                  847-755-9966                                      specialty pizzas. Free, fast delivery, no mini-
                                                                                                                    mum order required, open from 10 a.m. to          1169 N. Barrington Road
                                                     Karaoke on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.                                                       3 a.m.; you can now order online!                 847-882-8590
Los Fernandez                                        $3.95 food specials daily; $2 beer specials                                                                                                       3021 N. Barrington Road                        Tuscany on the Green at
1305 Barrington Road                                 Sunday through Thursday.                      Quiznos                                                                                             847-898-1555                                   Poplar Creek Country Club
847-882-2900                                                                                       3041 N. Barrington Road                                                                                                                            1400 Poplar Creek Drive
                                                                                                   847-765-0204                                      Sir Nick’s Pizza                                  1411 Palatine Road                             847-781-3664
                                                                                                                                                     1441 Palatine Road                                847-963-1870                         
                                                     Nippon-Kan Japanese Restaurant                                                                  847-202-5555                                                                                     Bar and grill overlooking golf course offers
Los Martinez Mexican Cuisine                         1625 Ardwick Drive                                                                              Good food, pizzas, pastas, ribs, fried                                                           sandwiches, salads, pizza and daily specials
1624 W. Algonquin Road                               847-843-8130                                  Red Robin                                         chicken, salads and side orders.
847-963-0290                                                                                       2742 N. Sutton Road                                                                                 TGI Friday’s
                                                                                                   847-645-1455                                                                                        1795 Barrington Road
                                                                                                   Red Robin serves high-quality gourmet burgers,                                                      847-843-9930                                   White Castle
                                                     Oberweis Dairy                                appetizers, entrees, salads and beverages in a    Sofi’s Italian Beef                                                                              1100 Golf Road
McDonald’s                                           1405 Palatine Road                            family-friendly atmosphere.                       1750 W. Algonquin Road                                                                           847-882-3891
2250 W. Higgins Road                                 847-776-1987                                                                                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
847-843-0380                                                                                                                                         847-359-7069                                      Taste of Thai
                                                                                                                                                     Hot dogs, gyros, beef, Chicago-style.             1029-31 W. Golf Road
2580 W. Golf Road                                                                                  Richie’s Café Clemenza                                                                              847-490-9994                                   Zippy’s
847-882-0943                                         Official’s Time Out Sports Bar & Grill        1766 W. Algonquin Road                                                                                          830 N. Roselle Road
                                                     2354 W. Higgins Road                          847-358-3391                                                                                        We are #1 in town with the Fine Thai Cuisine   847-885-9797
                                                     847-310-3227                                                                                    Steak ‘n Shake                                    Award 2007. Recommended by Chicago   
                                                                                                                                                     1825 Barrington Road                              Tribune and Jangle (Japanese) newspapers.      Zippy’s pizza, home of the cheezy beef!
Max & Erma’s                                                                                                                                         224-293-4012
2475 W. Higgins Road                                                                               River City Grille                       
847-885-8811                                         Panda Express                                 4800 Hoffman Blvd.                                Steak ‘n Shake is a full-service, casual dining
                                                     4585 W. Higgins Road                          847-645-9500                                      restaurant serving its famous STEAKBURGER™
                                                     847-645-9886                                  Located in the Chicago Marriott Northwest.        sandwiches, thin and crispy French fries, old
                                                                                                   For starters, try our great soups, spicy rock
Mi Jeneral                                                                                         shrimp or crab cakes, and fresh hearty salads.
4 Golf Center                                                                                      Entrees include seafood, chicken, steaks, pasta   Restaurant Key:
847-252-7071                                         Papa John’s Pizza                             and more. Enjoy a cocktail or bottle of wine.
Karaoke on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.    1029 N. Roselle Road                          Banquets, weddings or corporate events, call              Handicap Accessible                                Free Parking                                    Non-Smoking
                                                     847-843-7272                                  for information.                                          Breakfast                                          Valet Parking                                   18 $-Average $10 & Under
                                                                                                                                                             Lunch                                              Reservations Suggested                          19 $$-Average $11 to $20
Moon Garden Restaurant                                                                                                                                       Dinner                                             Outdoor Seating                                 20 $$$-Average $21 to $30
717 W. Golf Road                                                                                   Romano’s Macaroni Grill
847-882-8533                                                                                       2575 W. Higgins Road                                      Sunday Brunch                                      Carry Out                                       21 $$$$-Average $31 and Above
                                                                                                                                                             Catering                                           Live Entertainment
                                                                                                                                                             Private Dining/Banquet                             Wireless Internet Free
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                                                                                                SPRING SPECTACULARS
                                                                                                            In April, the Village of Hoffman       The Hoffman Estates Chamber of
                                                                                                             Estates encourages everyone to        Commerce joins with the Hoffman Estates
                                                                                                              join them as they host the           Park District and businesses throughout

Four Seasons                     OF FUN!
                                                                                                               Heartland International
                                                                                                               Tattoo, the only musical
                                                                                                                               Tattoo of its
                                                                                                                               kind in the
                                                                                                                              Midwest. What
                                                                                                                                                   the region to host the largest Fishing
                                                                                                                                                   Derby in Illinois on the first weekend in
                                                                                                                                                   June. Held at South Ridge and Westbury
                                                                                                                                                   Lakes at Freeman Road and Mumford
                                                                                                                                                   Drive on the north side of the Village, this
                                                                                                                          is a Tattoo? The         annual event features food and beverages,
VISITOR GUIDE SEASONAL CALENDAR:                                                                                        Tattoo, a signal           music, activities and tagged fish that bring
                                                                                                                         sounded on a drum         prizes to all who participate. For more infor-    FALL FESTIVITIES
The Village of Hoffman Estates plays host to several events annually that are
                                                                                                                          or bugle, was used       mation, visit                  Taking a drive through the Village of
great fun for visitors, families, corporate gatherings or that getaway without
                                                                                                                            to summon soldiers     Summer in Hoffman Estates brings visitors         Hoffman Estates in the fall is not to be
going away. Why not book a room at one of our many fine hotels? Enjoy
                                                                                                                             or sailors to their   who want to enjoy the home-grown feel of          missed. With over 4,000 acres of forest
some quality time together with an unforgettable experience!                                                                  quarters at night.                                                     preserves, you can walk, run, fish, bike or
                                                                                                                                                   a Fourth of July celebration. This festival
WINTER WANDERINGS                                    Chicago Storm home games offer nonstop,                                   That began the      features an Arts and Crafts Fair with crafts-     skate through the beauty of open spaces
                                                     action-packed entertainment. For more                                      tradition of       men from across the country showcasing            ablaze with the changing colors of the
In January, when the snow is falling,                                                                                            today’s Tattoo,                                                     fall season.
we’re outside enjoying cross-country                 information, contact the Chicago Storm                                                        their unique creations.The Village Hall is
                                                     front office at 866-STORM-81, or visit                                       which is a       the site that hosts this carnival extravaganza,
skiing through the forest preserves and                                                                                                                                                              In September, we celebrate our German
                                                                                                    celebration     and includes rides and games for all ages
sledding through our Park District’s                                                                                                                                                                 roots with an authentic Platzkonzert.
                                                                                                                                     of interna-   with musical acts performing daily.
many outdoor facilities. If you’re looking           SUPER BOWL CHAMPS JOIN                                                                                                                          Experience the sounds, tastes and dancing
                                                                                                                                     tional        Everyone turns out in their red, white and
for activities inside to get your blood stir-        SLAUGHTER! From December through                                                                                                                sensations of the German heritage at the
                                                                                                                                 music and         blue best to be a part of the Fourth of July
ring, call the Sears Centre Arena and see            June, enjoy the pulse-pounding action of                                                                                                        Village Green amphitheater in Prairie Stone
                                                                                                                dance honoring cultures from       Parade that winds down Hassell Road in
which indoor team has a game date that               the Chicago Slaughter professional                                                                                                              Business Park in the Entertainment District
                                                                                                               around the world. The Tattoo        the center of the Village. We cap it off
suits your needs!                                    indoor football team. Chicago Slaughter                                                                                                         on the west side of the Village. For more infor-
                                                                                                                  will dazzle spectators with      with spectacular fireworks that are not to
                                                     Head Coach, Steve “Mongo” McMichael,                                                                                                            mation, visit
SHAMROX ROX! That’s the chant that                                                                                  more than 250 musi-            be missed! Detailed festival information is
fills the Sears Centre Arena from January            achieved legendary status in Chicago                        cians, singers and entertain-                                                       In November, join us as we gather at the
                                                     based on his play as a member of the                                                          available at
through April as the Chicago Shamrox                                                            ers that include both military and civilian                                                          Village Hall to celebrate the season with
indoor lacrosse team takes the field. Part           1985 Chicago Bear’s Super Bowl winning     brass bands, drum corps, wind bands, bag-          The sun is shining and that’s all the             the official Friendship Tree-Lighting
of the National Lacrosse League (NLL),               team. In 2008, the Chicago Slaughter       pipe bands, drill teams, flag corps and an         encouragement you’ll need to get outside          Ceremony. This annual event features
the Chicago Shamrox play their home                  added six NFL greats to the Slaughter      array of dancers. The Tattoo will kick off         and join the three-day Hoffman Estates            entertainment, refreshments and a special
                                                     Coaching Advisory Board and                with a parade celebrating “Tartan Day,”            Get Fit America Sports Festival. Each             visitor for the children. If you’re away from
games at the Sears Centre Arena. Sports
                                                     Broadcasting team: 1985 Super Bowl         which is a rich brocade comprised of a             day, we’ll challenge athletes of every skill      home and want a touch of days gone by,
Illustrated magazine has tagged lacrosse as
the fastest-growing sport in America. For            champions Jim McMahon, Otis Wilson         thread from every nation represented in the        level to walk, run, bicycle or join in            join us for this heartwarming celebration.
more information, contact the Chicago                and Emery Moorehead, along with            vast cultural diversity of Hoffman Estates.        the nation’s third largest inline skating         For information, visit,
Shamrox front office at                              Chicago Bear’s great Mickey Pruitt; 1996   For more information and to view a listing         marathon with competitive events, expo            or call 847-781-2606.
877-SHAMROX, or visit                                Green Bay Packers Super Bowl champ         of the activities surrounding this celebra-        and festival. To join the events or for
                                                     Ron Cox; and former New York Giants                                                           more detailed information, visit                  It wouldn’t be December if we didn’t have                                                                         tion, visit
                                                     Kent Graham. With this stellar lineup                                                               the annual Teddy Bear Holiday Tea!
STORM CHASERS AND STRIKER                            of coaches, the Chicago Slaughter look                                                                                                          Sponsored by the Historical Sites
                                                                                                SUMMERTIME SWINGS                                  Party in the Park is a summer celebration
hit Hoffman Estates! That’s the fabulous             forward to an exciting 2009 season. The                                                                                                         Commission, the Sunderlage Farmhouse is
                                                                                                Mid-June through August, bring a blanket           hosted by the Hoffman Estates Park District
dance squad and mascot of the Chicago                Chicago Slaughter is part of the                                                                                                                decorated for Christmas, and the tree is
                                                                                                and picnic to the outdoor amphitheater at          every August. Held outside in one of the
Storm indoor arena soccer team. From                 Continental Indoor Football League                                                                                                              trimmed with teddy bears! Children and
                                                                                                the Village Green in Prairie Stone Business        lush, green recreational parks our Village
October through April, you can enjoy the             (CIFL). For more information, contact                                                                                                           their parents enjoy this annual tradition
                                                                                                Park, and enjoy the Thursday evening Arts          enjoys, Party in the Park features games, a
fast-paced sport of indoor soccer at the             the Chicago Slaughter front office at                                                                                                           where a certain “special visitor” always
                                                                                                Commission Summer Concert Series. All              climbing rock wall, food, music and fun!
Sears Centre Arena. The team is part of              847-310-3190, or visit                                                                                                                          makes an appearance! For more informa-
                                                                                                concerts are free of charge and begin at           For more information, visit
the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL).                                                                                                                             tion, visit, or call
                                                                                                7 p.m. For more information, visit       , or call 847-885-7500.            847-781-2606.
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                         Recreation & Sports
HILLDALE GOLF CLUB                         72. The course rating is 72.1, and has a
1625 Ardwick Drive                         slope rating of 120 on Bluegrass.             PRAIRIE STONE™ SPORTS &                     COMMUNITY CENTER
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                  Designed by William J. Spear, ASGCA,          WELLNESS CENTER                             AND ICE ARENA
847-310-1100                               the Highland Woods Golf Course                HOFFMAN ESTATES PARK DISTRICT               HOFFMAN ESTATES                       opened in 1976.                               5050 Sedge Blvd.                            PARK DISTRICT
Make our Robert Trent Jones, Sr.,                                                        Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                   1685 W. Higgins Road
course your first choice for an outing,                                                  847-285-5400                                Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
                                           SEASCAPE AQUATIC CENTER                               847-885-7500
and you’ll be number one with your
                                           HOFFMAN ESTATES PARK DISTRICT                                                   
group! Hilldale is known for its great                                                   Achieve your wellness goals! Covering
conditions, most challenging course        1300 Moon Lake Blvd.                          over 100,000 square feet, we have every-    This facility offers a wide range of
with “the best greens in the burbs.”       Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                     thing you need to successfully achieve      activities for skaters of all skill levels,
                                           847-310-3626                                  your fitness goals. In addition, our        ages and interests. This beautiful year-
                                                                educated and professional staff is always   round facility features two NHL-size
POPLAR CREEK GOLF COURSE                   The coolest place in town! Summer             on hand to assist you. Join and you will    ice surfaces, men’s and women’s locker
HOFFMAN ESTATES PARK DISTRICT              hours: June 7 through Aug. 17                 see why so many members enjoy coming        rooms, party/community rooms, a
1400 Poplar Creek Drive                    daily 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; July 4,        to our state-of-the-art fitness facility!   dance studio, and fitness center. From
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                  11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The pool closes          Personal training, tennis courts and        public skating opportunities, figure skat-
847-781-3681                               Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for swim lessons. We       track, pilates, yoga, aerobics, spinning,   ing, ice hockey lessons, broomball and                      have something for every member of the        parties and rentals! Call us or visit our   hockey leagues, this ice arena gives
The 18-hole course at the Poplar Creek     family. From digging in the sand and          Web site for more information.              everyone a chance to have fun on the
Country Club facility in Hoffman           splashing in the pool, to plunging down                                                   ice! The ice arena is available for private
Estates features 6,108 yards of golf       from any of our four water slides, being                                                  rental. Call 847-781-3632
                                                                                         WILLOW RECREATION CENTER
from the longest tees for a par of 70.     active has never been so much fun! Call       HOFFMAN ESTATES PARK DISTRICT
The course rating is 70.2, and has a       or visit our Web site for more information.                                               PUBLIC SKATE
slope rating of 126 on Bluegrass.                                                        3600 Lexington Drive
                                                                                         (at Algonquin Road)                         HOFFMAN ESTATES
Designed by Ken Killian, ASGCA/                                                                                                      PARK DISTRICT
                                           GRAND SPORTS ARENA                            Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Richard P. Nugent, ASGCA, the Poplar       2350 Hassell Road                                                                         Skates are available for rent at the
Creek Golf Course opened in 1976.                                                        847-285-5440
                                           Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                        ice arena; public skating hours are
                                           847-884-0919                                                                              available daily. Don’t forget that the ice
                                                       Willow Recreation Center offers             arena may be a chilly 50 degrees on any
HIGHLAND WOODS GOLF COURSE                                                               raquetball, volleyball and wallyball        given day, so gloves, helmets, hats, long
2775 Ela Road                              Grand Sports Arena features two indoor        courts. The Willow Skate Park is an         pants and sleeves are recommended
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                  soccer fields, a ball hockey field, an air-   11,000-square-foot park featuring           (preferably not jeans). Please check the
847-359-5850, ext. 3                       conditioned bar/lounge, a concession          platforms and ramps – helmets are           ice arena Web site for available times                 stand and a video game area. We offer         mandatory. The fitness center offers        and affordable rates.
Highland Woods Golf Course, located        indoor soccer leagues for all ages and        equipment for your workout needs, and
in the Paul Douglas Preserves in           floor hockey leagues for men.                 the game room features pool tables,
Hoffman Estates, features 6,995 yards of                                                 ping-pong tables and more! There's even a
golf from the longest tees for a par of                                                  fenced-in park for your dog to enjoy!

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                                                                                                          Forest Preserves
Parks & Recreation                                                                                        Visit the Forest Preserve District of Cook
                                                                                                          County, the largest urban conservation
                                                                                                                                                               healthy exercise are at your doorstep on miles
                                                                                                                                                               of trails that meander along streams, forests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ice fishing is permitted on designated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            lakes and ponds. Check the Web site
                                                                                                          preserve system in the nation, and discover          and meadows to reveal the wonders of nature.                                 or call for a list of designated waters
                                                                                                          the amazing natural world just beyond                Fresh air and exercise are only a few steps away.                            each winter.
                                                                                                          your doorstep.
                                                                                                                                                               The Forest Preserve District of Cook                                         MODEL AIRPLANES
                                                                                                          Follow miles of trails into diverse habitats,        County serves the Village of Hoffman                                         The Poplar Creek Division of the Forest
                                                                                                          watch birds, fish, boat or paddle through            Estates, and has three major forest preserves                                Preserve District of Cook County
                                                                                                          rivers. Volunteer to keep our habitats healthy       locally with walking trails and bike paths.                                  has been designated as a “Model Airplane
                                                                                                          for wildlife ... or simply relax and enjoy the       Go to to find the location                                     Flying Field.” This area is available for the
The Hoffman Estates Park District has created         Poplar Creek Golf Course                            serenity of the natural environment.                 of the Shoe Factory Road Woods, Poplar                                       flying of all types of model aircraft by any
parks for your enjoyment throughout the               1400 Poplar Creek Drive                             Preserves are open sunrise to sunset, 365            Creek or Paul Douglas Preserves that are                                     and all individuals on a first-come, first-
Village. Visit and click on “Parks        847-884-0219 •                days a year. Call 800-870-3666 for more              located within Hoffman Estates.                                              served basis. Applications for organizations/
Map” to see a complete listing. Each listing                                                              information. Reservations can only be made                                                                                        clubs or single occasion exclusive use may be
shows exactly what equipment and facilities           Willow Recreation Center                                                                                 All trails are open for hiking, jogging,
                                                      3600 Lexington Dr.                                  on our Web site; call with any questions or                                                                                       obtained from the Department of Recreation.
are available at each unique location. Should                                                                                                                  dog walking and cross-country skiing (with
                                                      847-285-5440 •                      for confirmations. Visit for                                                                                        Such requests will be granted only in the case
you need a picnic grove with playground                                                                                                                        suitable snow cover). Skiing is not permitted
                                                                                                          more information.                                                                                                                 of a contest or similar demonstration. The
equipment for your group gathering, the Park          Additional facilities you may also enjoy:                                                                on golf courses. Dogs must be leashed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Poplar Creek Division is located on the
District Web site will help you find the per-                                                             GROVE RENTAL                                         Enjoy bicycling on numerous paved and
                                                      Palatine Park District                                                                                                                                                                south side of Shoe Factory Road, one mile
fect spot! You can rent picnic grove facilities                                                           Picnicking is the most popular use of the            unpaved trails. Please note that some trails
                                                      250 Wood St.                                                                                                                                                                          east of Bartlett Road. Call 847-798-4668
by calling 847-885-7500.                                                                                  preserves. From quiet family gatherings to           are closed to bicycles. Inline skating is
                                                      Palatine, IL 60067                                                                                                                                                                    for more information.
                                                                                                          large group outings, District picnic areas are       permitted on paved trails. Swimming is
Hoffman Estates Park District                         847-991-0333 •                                                              prohibited in District lakes and ponds.
1685 W. Higgins Road                                                                                      an invitation to enjoy the outdoors. Each
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                             South Barrington Park District                      picnic area provides parking, port-o-
                                                      3 Tennis Club Lane                                  lets, picnic tables, trash receptacles and a
847-885-7500 •                                                                                                                                                                                                PENNY RD.
                                                      South Barrington, IL 60010                          meadow for play. Many areas have pic-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ROSELLE RD.
                                                                                                                                                                                              NEW SUTTON RD.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BARRINGTON RD.
Below is a list of some of the excellent facilities   847-381-7515 •                         nic shelters.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               BARTLETT RD.
you may enjoy throughout the Hoffman
Estates Park District:                                WILLOW DOG PARK                                     Groups of 25 or more must have a pic-
                                                      3600 Lexington Drive                                                                                                                                                                                        PAUL DOUGLAS
                                                                                                          nic permit. Reservations and picnic per-                                                                                                                PRESERVE
Community Center and Ice Arena                        Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                           mits may only be obtained from the
1685 W. Higgins Road                                  847-285-5440                                        District’s Web site, in person at                                     90
847-885-7500 •                        8:00 a.m. to sunset                        or at the District’s                                                                                  ★
Seascape Aquatic Center                               Willow Dog Park features a half acre of open        headquarters located at 536 N. Harlem         SHOE FACTORY RD.

                                                                                                                                                                                          ★                                   CREEK                            HIGGIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      S   RD.
1300 Moon Lake Blvd.                                  space for dogs to run or train with a five-foot     Ave., River Forest, IL 60305, Monday             SHOE FACTORY ROAD WOODS                                            (PAVED)

847-310-3626 •                        fence, and special entrance holding area along      through Friday, 9 4 p.m.                          GOLF RD.

                                                      with tables for owners to sit and socialize. Day    WALKING TRAILS AND BIKE PATHS                                         CREEK
Prairie Stone™ Sports & Wellness Center               passes or annual memberships can be purchased.                                                                            (UNPAVED)                                        BODE RD.
5050 Sedge Blvd.                                      Dog owners are required to fill out an applica-
                                                                                                          Are you looking for a short break or an                                ★                             OLD SCHAUMBURG RD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SCHAUMBURG RD.
847-285-5400 •                                                                 all-day adventure? There’s a trail for you
                                                      tion and waiver, sign off on the rules and
                                                                                                          in the forest preserves! Stress relief and
                                                      regulations of the park and provide certification
                                                      of their dog’s up-to-date vaccinations.                                                          Cook County Forest Preserve paths and trails in Hoffman Estates

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Area Attractions                                               Economic
AMC South Barrington 30
175 Studio Drive
South Barrington, IL 60010
                                  Medieval Times Dinner &
                                  2001 N. Roselle Road
847-765-7AMC                      Schaumburg, IL 60195                  888-WE-JOUST
                                As a visitor to Hoffman Estates, you may not know much about our community
The Arboretum of                                               and its economic vitality. The Village is home to an international array of
South Barrington                  Millrose Restaurant and      corporate giants. Sears Holdings Corporation has its International Merchandising
100 W. Higgins Road               Brewing Company              Headquarters here. Siemens Medical Solutions has their nuclear medicine training
South Barrington, IL 60010        45 S. Barrington Road        center and their medical product manufacturing and export division. AT&T has
847-714-1780                      South Barrington, IL 60010   their Midwest Headquarters and Training Institute, and GE Capital Services, ADP        847-382-ROSE                 and Career Education have significant presences. The Swiss company, Givaudan, and
                           the German company, Bosch-Rexroth, have Hoffman Estates operations in the
Arlington Park Racetrack                                       world-class Prairie Stone Business Park that consists of 780 acres, and accommodates
2200 W. Euclid Road               Pinstripes Bowling & Bocce   over 10,000 workers. There is a strong Japanese presence with FANUC America,
Arlington Heights, IL 60006       100 W. Higgins Road          which has its North American headquarters here, and two new companies building
847-385-7500                      South Barrington, IL 60010   North American headquarters in 2009 – Mori Seiki and Big Kaiser.             847-844-9300
                                                               Covering more than 20 acres, the rapidly-expanding Alexian Brothers Healthcare
Brookfield Zoo                                                 Campus in Hoffman Estates handles more than 80,000 patients annually through
3300 Golf Road                    Prime Outlets Huntley Mall   its inpatient and outpatient facilities – the St. Alexius Medical Center, the Alexian
Brookfield, IL 60513              11800 Factory Shops Blvd.    Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and three medical office buildings, all served
708-688-8000                      Huntley, IL 60142            by 2,000 employees and 1,100 doctors.              888-545-7222                 Why did these companies locate here? It is due to a skilled and available workforce,
                                 major highway and interstate access, great schools, and a unique quality of life for
Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center                                workers with miles of open forest preserves, parks, restaurants and entertainment
40 W. Higgins Road                Village Roadshow             venues. Add to that a diligent Village staff of seasoned experts in Development Services
South Barrington, IL 60010        Gold Class Cinemas           that make it easy for you to build or do business in Hoffman Estates, and you will
847-428-6727                      100 W. Higgins Road          see why this community has become the first choice location for business growth.              South Barrington, IL 60010
                             There is land available for new construction and locations that are move-in ready.
Grand Victoria Casino Boat                                     Bring your retail or commercial business into a dynamic community that takes
250 S. Grove Ave.                 Woodfield Mall               your business as seriously as you do.
Elgin, IL 60120                   5 Woodfield Mall             For more information, contact Gary Skoog, Director of Economic Development,
847-468-7000                      Schaumburg, IL 60173         at 847-781-2662, or visit       847-330-1537

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Additional Information
Transportation                                                                                                                                                                                                   Village Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1900 Hassell Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Schaumburg Township District Library
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               130 S Roselle Road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Schaumburg, IL 60193
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              S.A.L. Travel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sea, Air & Land Travel, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1708 W. Algonquin Road
The Village of Hoffman Estates, conveniently located                                                                                                                                                             847-882-9100                                                                                 Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
along the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90), is just a                                                                                                                                                                                                       847-985-4000
short commute from the city of Chicago. The Village                                       14                                                                                                                     Police Department                                                                            888-SAL-TRVL (725-8785)
is a suburb of Chicago, and is a part of the Chicago                                                                                                                                                                                                           Best business library in Illinois!
                                                                                  Algonquin                                                                                                                      Bruce C. Lind Complex                                                              
Metropolitan Statistical Area.                                                                                                                        Northbrook
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1200 Gannon Drive                                                                            Award winning, full-service travel agency
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                     Schaumburg Township District Library           specializing in creating custom tours, cruise
ROADWAYS                                                                                                       53
                                                                                                                                                  294                                                            Emergency: 9-1-1                              1550 Hassell Road (local branch)               packages, family vacations and corporate retreats.
Hoffman Estates enjoys access to all major regional roadways,                                                                                                                 94
                                                                                     Hoffman Estates                                                                                                             847-882-1818                                  Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
including the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90), as well                                                                    Des Plaines

as state routes 58 (Golf Road), 59 (Sutton Road), 62
                                                                                                                    Mount Prospect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               847-885-3511                                   Travelex International, Inc.
(Algonquin Road), 68 (Roselle Road) and 72 (Higgins Road).                                                                               O’Hare                                                                  Fire Department                                                        2061 N. Barrington Road
                                                                                                               290                       Airport
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Administration                                                                               Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
AIR TRAVEL                                                                                                                                                                                                       1900 Hassell Road                                                                            847-882-0400 – inside Illinois
                                                                                                                                                                                   90                                                                          Emergency Dental Services:
The Village of Hoffman Estates is in close proximity to           St. Charles
                                                                                                                                          Elmhurst                                      94                       Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                     Dr. Michael Lovda, DDS                         800-882-0499 – outside Illinois
several major airports. Local and airport transportation:                                        Wheaton                                                                                                         Emergency: 9-1-1                              1644 W. Algonquin Road               
•   O’Hare International Airport (14 mi.)                                             38
                                                                                                                           Oakbrook                                     290                            CHICAGO   847-843-4825                                  Hoffman Estates, IL 60192                      Virtuoso Member, specializing in corporate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               847-991-0790                                   travel programs, leisure travel, cruises,
•   Chicago Midway International Airport (35 mi.)
                                                                                                                    Downers Grove                                                                                St. Alexius Medical Center                                          escorted group tours, international tours,
•   Schaumburg Regional Airport (5 mi.)                                                   88                                                                       55                             90
                                                                                               Naperville                                    Orland Park                                                         1555 Barrington Road                                                                         wine tours, and safari programs. One-stop
•   DuPage Regional Airport (12 mi.)                                                                         355                                                                                                 Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                                                    wedding event planners assisting with
•   Chicago Executive Airport (15 mi.)                                                                                                                                                                           847-843-2000                                                                                 destination weddings or unforgettable
RAIL TRAVEL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   experiences locally.
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Metra rail stations are located nearby on Springinsguth Road    *** The rings on the map denote 5-minute driving intervals
(Schaumburg) and Northwest Highway (Palatine).
Additional information can be found on the Village’s Web                        303 Taxi, Inc.
site,                                    847-303-0303
WATER TRAVEL                                                                    Visit for more information.
Chicago Watercraft Charter and Lease Shares                                     American Taxi Dispatch                                                                                                           Additional Business Services:
773-791-7311 •                                        800-244-1177
                                                                                847-255-9600 from O’Hare or Midway for pickup                                                                                    Minuteman Press                                                        Plum Grove Printers
Located at River City Marina, Chicago’s most exclusive
                                                                                847-253-4411 from northwest suburbs                                                                                              1037 W. Golf Road                                                      2160 Stonington Ave.
downtown private marina. You can cruise Chicago’s
                                                                                Visit for more information.                                                                                 Hoffman Estates, IL 60169                                              Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
gorgeous lakefront and river, enjoying the city’s romantic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 847-839-9600 • fax 847-839-9601                                        847-882-4020 • fax 847-882-9168
skyline, weekly fireworks, concerts and lakefront events.                       Chicagoland Transportation Solutions, Inc.                                                                                                                 
TAXIS, LIMOS AND CABS                                                           847-781-8811
                                                                                A full ground transportation management company that offers a                                                                    OfficeMax                                                              Administrative Support:
All-Star Transportation                                                         wide variety of services; logistical planning, convention or event                                                               2570 Sutton Road                                                       Admin & Beyond, LLC
888-533-4240 from O’Hare or Midway for pickup                                                                                                                                                                    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
                                                                                shuttles, airport programs – meet & greets, VIP transportation and                                                                                                                                      630-883-4691
847-658-1555 from northwest suburbs                                                                                                                                                                              847-546-9076
                                                                                social event charters. CTS offers sedans, limousines, vans, mini-
All-Star offers flat rate quotes from both airports and downtown to                                                                                                                                     – to send your print jobs                    MitCor Business Support Services
                                                                                coaches, motorcoaches, trolleys and specialty vehicles. Visit
Hoffman Estates with cabs, town cars, and seven and 14 passenger                                                                                                                                                 direct to the store., enter “Hoffman Estates”        847-490-1504
                                                                       for more information.
vehicles. Visit for more information.
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