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Event Series Event Series: Lilac Time

Lilac Time

May 19

Free

Friday, May 3
Little Lady Lilac Ball | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Dads and daughters ages 3-11 will dance, play games, enjoy a dessert table and visit the Lilac Princesses. Held at the Lombard Community Building; registration required.

Saturday, May 4
Lilac Queen Coronation | 1:00 pm
Join us as the 2024 Lilac Queen is crowned, celebrating a Lilac Village tradition of more than 90 years; held in Lilacia Park.
Concert in Lilacia Park with Feel Good Party Band | 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Your Lilac Queen has been crowned, now stick around for a fun concert with the Feel Good Party Band. Feel Good is a fun, energetic, Chicago-based tribute band. The name of the band is exactly what every show does – makes you feel good! Feel Good plays all of your favorite party jams from the 60s to today. With decades of experience, Feel Good has the perfect playlist to keep you going all night long!

Sunday, May 5
Lilac Time Art & Craft Fair | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy a variety of art and craft vendors, as well as food, entertainment, free Kids Zone and more in downtown Lombard on St. Charles Road between Main Street and Elizabeth.

Monday, May 6
Storytime at Lilacia | 9:30 am and 10:30 am
Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park, under the picnic shelter – weather permitting.

Tuesday, May 7
Storytime at Lilacia | 9:30 am and 10:30 am
Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park, under the picnic shelter – weather permitting.
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Wednesday, May 8
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Thursday, May 9
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.
Lombard Garden Club Lilac Sale | 12:00 – 7:00 pm lombardgardenclub.org
This event will be held on the north side of Lilacia Park, while supplies last. Shop a large selection of at least 15 different cultivars. Please note: the sale is scheduled for ThursdaySaturday, but closes when the supply of 450 lilacs is sold out. Starting April 8, up-to-date information about the sale and available lilacs can be found online.
Perennial Plant Sale | 12:00 – 7:00 pm
A variety of perennials will be available for sale near the Lilacia Park Green House.

Friday, May 10
Lombard Garden Club Lilac Sale | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
This ever popular Lombard Garden Club sponsored event will be held on the north side of Lilacia Park. Shop a large selection of at least 15 different cultivars. Please note: the sale is scheduled for Thursday-Saturday, but closes when the supply of 450 lilacs is sold out. Starting April 8, up-to-date information about the sale and available lilacs can be found online.
Perennial Plant Sale | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lombard Park District
A variety of perennials will be available for sale near the Lilacia Park Green House.
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.
Lilac Ball | 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Lombard Chamber of Commerce – The Carlisle Lombard
Enjoy an elegant evening of fun as residents and friends gather at The Carlisle Lombard for this annual celebration – dinner, open bar, dancing and raffles. Tickets are required.

Saturday, May 11
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.
Victorian Cottage Tours | 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – No registration required!
Kids Day in Lilacia Park: Nanny Nikki | 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Nanny Nikki is a Grammy Nominated Artist who loves to bring life to classic children’s songs as well as her original music. Join her for a high energy, interactive, musical show including sing-along songs, dancing, puppets and more! Activities in the park begin at 2:00 pm with Nanny Nikki taking the stage at 3:00 pm. We will also have games, arts and crafts and some special guests during this kid centered day at Lilacia Park.

Sunday, May 12
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.
Mother’s Day Concert in Lilacia Park with Rosie & The Rivets | 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Join us for a mother’s day concert you don’t want to miss! Rosie & The Rivets perform the best danceable music of the 1950s and early 1960s along with some current hits with a retro twist. Not your typical “oldies playing oldies’ band” they perform a high energy show that’s fun for all ages. You will hear early rock, rockabilly, girl group, surf and soul authentically and expertly performed by professional entertainers. Don’t miss out on this Retro-Cool experience!

Monday, May 13
Storytime at Lilacia | 9:30 am and 10:30 am
Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park, under the picnic shelter – weather permitting.

Tuesday, May 14
Storytime at Lilacia | 9:30 am and 10:30 am
Bring a blanket or chair and celebrate Lilac Time in Lilacia Park with stories and songs, hosted by the Helen Plum Library. Storytime will be held on the west side of the park, under the picnic shelter – weather permitting.
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Wednesday, May 15
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Thursday, May 16
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Friday, May 17
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Saturday, May 18
19th Annual Lilac Mutt Strut 5K & 1 Mile | 8:00 am
Participate with or without your dog in either event. Day-of registration is accepted.
Lilac Heritage Tour | 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Lombard Historical Society – Registration required online.

Wine Tasting in Lilacia Park | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Enjoy 6 samples of white, red and dessert wines. Ages 21 and up. Located in Lilacia Park – weather permitting. If unfavorable weather, the event will be held at the Lombard Community Building. Tickets are required.

Sunday, May 19
Lilac Parade | 1:30 pm
Begins at Main Street and Wilson Avenue.

Details

Date:
May 19
Series:
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.lombardlilactime.com/

Venue

Lilacia Park
150 S. Park Avenue
Lombard, IL United States
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