Western Suburb Weekend Planner: March 15-17

There are a wide variety of family-friendly events this weekend! From St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to theater productions, daddy/daughter mother/son events to Nerf wars, kids music concerts to story times… I could go on, but you should probably just check out the amazing list below. Simply click on the event title to be taken to the calendar entry with more information.

It’s official! All of the summer camps are now open for registration. So if you haven’t figured out your summer plans, so problem! We have a guide for that. In our Summer Camp Guide for West Suburban Families you will find tons of camps with images and descriptions. You can even jump to different sections to see camps in the categories your children are interested in, including Academic Camps, Art, Cooking/Baking, Dance, Day Camp, Gymnastics, Music, Nature/Animals, STEAM/STEM, Sports, Theater/Drama, and Variety Camps!

Are your kids into slime? Then you won’t want to miss Maddie Rae’s Slime Bash at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on March 30-31, 2019! It’s two days of slime fun and a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit. This event is the 4th Slime Bash Team Maddie Rae has held and is the world’s largest slime convention, attracting slime enthusiasts from all over the world. Enter the promo code FAMILYDISCOUNT to receive 50% off two-day general admission. Click here to read more about the Slime Bash and get instructions for how to redeem the discount code.

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.


Kiddo Concerts with Sarah Jayne Lane (Wheaton)
March 15, 2019, 9:30am - 9:30am
Little Leprechauns (Wheaton)
March 15, 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am
St Patricks Day Craft (Downers Grove)
March 15, 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Arbor Reading Adventures (Lisle)
March 15, 2019, 11:00am - 11:45am
Shadow Puppet Story-Times (Oak Park)
March 15, 2019, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Storytimes in the Neighborhood (Elmhurst)
March 15, 2019, 1:30pm - 1:30pm
Lucky Leprechauns (LaGrange)
March 15, 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
All You Can Eat Fish Fry (Naperville)
March 15, 2019, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Weekend Warrior Kids (Elmhurst)
March 15, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Cinderella Ball (La Grange Park)
March 15, 2019, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kids Night Out (Naperville)
March 15, 2019, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Kids Night Out Luck of the Irish (Naperville)
March 15, 2019, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mom Son Sockhop (Woodridge)
March 15, 2019, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lego Tastic Mother Son Night Out (Lisle)
March 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Glow NERF Party (River Forest)
March 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Ball (Addison)
March 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Princess Ball (Addison)
March 15, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Free Moonlit Hike (Glen Ellyn)
March 15, 2019, 7:30pm - 8:30pm


St Patricks Day Parade and 5K (Naperville)
March 16, 2019, 8:00am - 10:30am
Royal Ice Brunch (Wheaton)
March 16, 2019, 8:30am - 11:30am
Batavias Indoor Market (Batavia)
March 16, 2019, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Free Sports Saturday (Aurora)
March 16, 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm
St Patricks Day Gold Coin Hunt (Burr Ridge)
March 16, 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mother Daughter Princess Tea (Glen Ellyn)
March 16, 2019, 10:00am - 2:30pm
Photos with the Easter Bunny (Lombard)
March 16, 2019, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Charlie Brown Character Breakfast (Oak Brook )
March 16, 2019, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Trinity Irish Dancers (Downers Grove)
March 16, 2019, 10:30am - 11:00am
Juicebox (Chicago)
March 16, 2019, 11:00am - 11:00am
St Pattys Day Skate (Lombard)
March 16, 2019, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Spring Break Style Party (Lombard)
March 16, 2019, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Design Competition Workshop (Elmhurst)
March 16, 2019, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Leprechauns and Limericks Event (Oak Brook)
March 16, 2019, 2:00pm - 2:00pm
S.T.E.A.M. Works (Oak Park)
March 16, 2019, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Daddy Daughter Date Night (West Chicago)
March 16, 2019, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Daddy Daughter Date Night (West Chicago)
March 16, 2019, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Family Pirate Party (Hodgkins)
March 16, 2019, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Flick n Float (Aurora)
March 16, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm


Saint Patricks Day Brunch (Oak Brook )
March 17, 2019, 10:30am - 1:00pm
St Patricks Day Craft (Geneva)
March 17, 2019, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photos with the Easter Bunny (Lombard)
March 17, 2019, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Spring Break Style Party (Lombard)
March 17, 2019, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

You might also be interested in…

Summer Camp Guide

Spring Resales and Consignment Sales

Ideas for Winter Days

Indoor Play Guide with Photos and Descriptions

Family Photographer Guide with Work Samples

Kids Birthday Party Places, Entertainment, and Rentals

Your Local Guide to Kids Eat Free

Preschool and Daycare Guide

We hope you found some family-friendly fun in our list of weekend events in the western suburbs of Chicago! This list is updated every week and sent out in the Kidlist emails. (Click here to sign up if you haven’t already.)

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!

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.

1 Comment on "Western Suburb Weekend Planner: March 15-17"

  1. Great Information for my child care families. Thank YOU

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