autumn

Apple Picking: U-Pick Apples Near Chicago and the Suburbs

Apple picking is one of the most popular fall activities for making family memories in the midwest. Lucky for us, there are quite a few orchards within a reasonable distance of Chicagoland. Choose one of these nearby orchards and pick your own delicious, healthy apples! The map below shows the locations of each orchard so you can easily find them…


Turkey Trot: 30th Anniversary!

Begin Thanksgiving with the annual Turkey Trot Predicto Race! Open to all ages and skill levels. The top two runners who most accurately predict their race time in this 5-mile run win a Thanksgiving treat.


Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat

Free Family Fall Festival Open to all. Everything is free. 11am-noon Trunk or Treat in parking lot Noon-4pm Fall Festival Activities including: bounce houses, hay rides, carnival games and prizes, fall photo scene with free photo, pumpkin patch to pick out your own pumpkin to take home, crafts, playground, treats and sweets All are encouraged to wear their costumes if…


Family Fall Fest

Dress in your Halloween best and take in the sights and sounds of autumn at the Elmhurst Park District’s Family Fall Fest. Bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace Park for Safety Town trick-or-treating, fall games, food trucks and more!