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Children's Event, Storytime with a different theme each day. Activities to follow.Find out more »
Spring Road Day is a kid friendly event that takes place on September 21st from 11am to 2pm. The event features: A petting zoo, pony rides, a moon jump, a kids' fun station, concessions, Elmhurst Fire Department and Elmhurst Police Department. All activities are held at Wild Meadows Trace Park near the Gazebo on Spring Road. Some activities have a small fee and food and drinks can be purchased at the concession stands.Find out more »
Come join the fun and indulge in games, a bounce house, crafts and personal pizzas with a special Prince Charming and Cinderella! Ages 2Y & Up + grandparentFind out more »
Fall festival celebrates seasonal food, craft beer and premier entertainment in Oak Park, IL. Oaktoberfest takes your traditional Oktoberfest to the next level! This free two-day event on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st offers a premier music lineup featuring local and national artists, a Kids’ Root Beer Garden, and microbrew, wine and ethnic food offerings. Oaktoberfest kicks off Friday night at 4:00PM with live music by Emily Blue (Sophisticated Pop) and !ESSO! Afrobeat (Tropical Funk). Headliner The O’My’s…Find out more »
Oaktoberfest takes your traditional Oktoberfest to the next level! This free two-day event on Friday, September 20th and Saturday, September 21st offers a premier music lineup featuring local and national artists, a Kids’ Root Beer Garden, as well as microbrew, wine and ethnic food offerings. The Kids’ Root Beer Garden located on Marion Street on Saturday from 12:00 – 5:00 pm offers kids the chance to create and race their own zucchini cars. The Root Beer Garden will also feature…Find out more »
Join us for a free, family-friendly fall festival at the Oak Brook Park District on Saturday, September 21 from 2:00-6:00 pm. This fun event features free children’s activities including wagon rides, petting zoo and bounce house. Additionally, caricature and balloon artists will be onsite as well as Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures from 5:00-6:00 pm. Food and drinks are available for purchase and include local food trucks, like Toasty Cheese, and beer from Two Brothers.Find out more »
The leaves are changing, air is getting cooler and we are ready to celebrate fall. Families are invited to make a festive scarecrow to take home—don’t worry, we will provide the hay and instructions, you bring the clothes. Tinley Junction Golf Course will be open so families can purchase a round of Ghostly Golf on the hauntingly decorated course and receive a pumpkin! After golf, bring your pumpkin to the decorating area! A holiday cartoon will be airing in the…Find out more »
Join Elmhurst Park District at Sugar Creek Golf Course for a showing of Ferris Bueller's Day Off on the driving range. Food trucks, drinks and free popcorn make for a perfect date night. Event begins at 6 p.m.; movie will begin at sunset, approximately 7 p.m. No outside food or beverages. Movie is PG-13. Presented in partnership with Elmhurst Public Library. Sponsored by The Schiller Team.Find out more »
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