Family-Friendly Weekend Events in the Southwest Suburbs: June 22-24

Looking for some fun activities and events in your area? We compiled all of the family-friendly events in the southwest suburbs to make it easier and more enjoyable to plan some fun days with your kids this weekend. And don’t miss the weekend highlights section!

Check out our list below with dates and times to see what works for you. There are even town names included so you have an idea of how close it is to your house. Click on the events that appeal to you and have fun!

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We love local businesses, libraries, park districts, villages, and organizations- they plan great events for all of us to enjoy. If you are hosting an event or know of an event that should be on our list, click here to submit it to the Kidlist calendar!


There are tons of outdoor movies, festivals, kit flying, and other family-friendly events going on this weekend! Be sure to check out all the details at the links below.

Family-Friendly Weekend Events

All of the event titles, dates, times, and towns are listed. If you would like more information, simply click on the the event title. Please note that the weekend events list does not show events in the past.


Fridays on the Green (Frankfort, IL)
June 22, 2018, 10:00am - 10:45am
Books to Movies (Homewood)
June 22, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Fairy Princess Ball (Bridgeview)
June 22, 2018, 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Game Night at the Park (Chicago Ridge)
June 22, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Movies on the Green (Oak Lawn)
June 22, 2018, 7:45pm - 10:00pm
Movies in the Park (Alsip)
June 22, 2018, 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Movie in the Park (Evergreen Park)
June 22, 2018, 9:00pm - 9:00pm


Main Street Market (Park Forest)
June 23, 2018, 7:00am - 12:00pm
Tinley Park Farmers Market (Tinley Park)
June 23, 2018, 7:30am - 12:30pm
Homewood Outdoor Farmers Market (Homewood)
June 23, 2018, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Kite Festival (Homewood)
June 23, 2018, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Parents Night Out (Homewood)
June 23, 2018, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Music in the Plaza (Tinley Park)
June 23, 2018, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Stargazing (Palos Heights)
June 23, 2018, 8:30pm - 9:30pm


Village Picnic (Bolingbrook)
June 24, 2018, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
2018 Street Fair (Hickory Hills)
June 24, 2018, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday Symphony (Romeoville)
June 24, 2018, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Concert in the Park (Orland Park)
June 24, 2018, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

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About the Author

Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie, her husband, and their kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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