Welcome to Huntley
A family-friendly village loaded with country charm and fun festivals
The charming and welcoming neighborhood of Huntley, Illinois is home to 26,000 residents. Once a small town, this exciting district has been growing and changing over the last decade. With bustling streets and a large public square with brick-paved roads, “Mom and Pop” dining options, and beautiful green spaces, Huntley is a great place to raise a family and unwind from the pressures of city life.
What to Love
• A community-centered, energetic atmosphere with unique events, shops, and dining experiences
• The perfect mix of homes with classic architecture and modern, upscale apartments and condos
• Friendly and welcoming residents looking to uplift their neighbors and enhance the quality of life in the community
Residents of Huntley are a welcoming and friendly bunch. Huntley is a wonderful, suburban place to raise a family. Featuring an excellent school system, endless parks to explore and play, and highly anticipated annual events, Huntley is an up-and-coming community that deserves a spot on the map of the most charming places to live. Families, retirees, and commuters make up the majority of Huntley’s demographics, and the area has a diverse mix of residential neighborhoods. Find classic architectural homes, upscale condos, or newly constructed apartment buildings in the beautiful village of Huntley.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
With a history of chocolate making going all the way back to 1920, Morkes Chocolates
makes their chocolate creations from scratch with all-natural, quality ingredients. From vanilla and caramel creams to maple and orange, the chocolatiers are always testing new recipes to make their creations even more exciting and innovative! The shop atmosphere has a “kid in a candy store” feel, and Morkes’ mission is to make sure every customer leaves with a treat perfect for every palate. Some of their creations include beautiful gift boxes, caramel apples, homemade brittles, and chocolate-covered strawberries.
For a quirky and eclectic selection of craft beers, MORE Brewing Company
is the place to visit. Offering a huge selection
of house drafts and cans in a fun indoor and outdoor atmosphere, MORE offers just that - more opportunities for residents to enjoy a high-quality beer with delicious and seasonal food
For a locale with generous portions, monster-burgers, and unparalleled service, visit Parkside Pub
in downtown Huntley. The laid-back pub features a huge menu
- options include white cheddar cheese curds, a parmesan beef melt, dozens of sandwich choices, and incredible tacos. The pub participates in the Turkey Testicle Festival, offering their signature burgers at the well-attended and highly-anticipated event each year and sponsors the Huntley Thunder Music Festival
- the best summer festival in Huntley.
Things to Do
The Huntley Fall Fest
has been an ongoing tradition for 16 years. The festival is run entirely by volunteers, with the purpose of generating funds for future Huntley projects. The four-day festival features dozens of food and business vendors, a full carnival with rides, a beer garden, live music, and a fireworks show on the last night. The event is family-friendly and provides fall activities for children, including hayrides, a petting zoo, and a highly competitive ice cream eating contest. Fun for the whole community, the Huntley Fall Fest is the “can’t-miss” event of the year!
For a fun, pre-Thanksgiving tradition, stop by the annual Turkey Testicle Festival
. Beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the TTF (as it’s known by the locals) is the highly-anticipated event of the year with all-day live music, deep-fried turkey testicles, and plenty of beer. This event is 21+ and has been a Huntley tradition for the last several years. Come for the food and plenty of turkey-related puns!
Located in Huntley Square downtown, the Farmers Market
runs every Saturday through early October. Featuring fresh produce from local farms and homemade goods and gifts, the farmers’ market is a community staple and the perfect place to go to support the local businesses of Huntley. Browse the vendors and stock up on your weekly groceries while listening to live music, and be sure to check out the special events held each month.
There are several high-achieving schools in the Huntley neighborhood. A few includes: