Find family-friendly events in your area! The calendar now features filters… you can sort the events by region, category, venue, cost, day, even by your location. Enjoy our wonderful community!
Everyone is welcome to add events to the Kidlist calendar, given that they are drop-in and/or free (no ongoing classes or camps that require registration) and are local to the west and/or southwest suburbs of Chicago. Click on the blue “Submit an Event” button and fill out the form.
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 24, 2019
Friday, January 18 through Sunday, February 24, 2019
Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Marvel at a world of tiny enchantment! Watch an intricate miniature model railroad wind through magnificent scenery that the whole family can enjoy. Watch as more than 10 model trains wind through a two-level display of tree collections from around the world. The trains run at a child-friendly height to thrill even the littlest fan.
On the day of your visit, you will need to acquire free, timed tickets, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Visitor Center Information Desk. Time slots do become full and “sell out,” so please secure your tickets upon arrival, as it is likely you will not be able to acquire tickets for immediate access.
*Please note that if you do not choose West or Southwest for the region selection, your event will not appear in the calendar. All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.