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Santa’s Workshop at Wilder Mansion

A holiday store just for kids! Santa’s Secret Workshop is a special place just for children where they can purchase inexpensive holiday gifts for those they love, including mom, dad, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, friends and pets! Items are kid-priced and kid-friendly.


Tree Lighting in Wilder Park

Join the Elmhurst Park District as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting in Wilder Park! Meet with a special visitor from the North Pole, enjoy holiday entertainment and participate in children’s activities. The evening will get you ready for the season! Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health.


Gingerbread Festival Downtown Downers Grove

Downtown Downers Grove kicks-off the Holiday Season with the annual Gingerbread Festival Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2019. The Gingerbread Festival offers something for all ages to enjoy: Gingerbread Story-time, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Gingerbread Man Hunt, vote for your favorite Gingerbread House, visits with Santa in his Gingerbread House, Small Business Saturday, take a picture with the Gingerbread Boy and Girl perusing…


Gingerbread Festival Downtown Downers Grove

Downtown Downers Grove kicks-off the Holiday Season with the annual Gingerbread Festival Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2019. The Gingerbread Festival offers something for all ages to enjoy: Gingerbread Story-time, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Gingerbread Man Hunt, vote for your favorite Gingerbread House, visits with Santa in his Gingerbread House, Small Business Saturday, take a picture with the Gingerbread Boy and Girl perusing…


Gingerbread Festival Downtown Downers Grove

Downtown Downers Grove kicks-off the Holiday Season with the annual Gingerbread Festival Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2019. The Gingerbread Festival offers something for all ages to enjoy: Gingerbread Story-time, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Gingerbread Man Hunt, vote for your favorite Gingerbread House, visits with Santa in his Gingerbread House, Small Business Saturday, take a picture with the Gingerbread Boy and Girl perusing…


Calls from Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! The Park District has made arrangements for children ages 4-10 to receive a call from Santa Claus! Calls are made from December 3 to December 14 between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at Santa’s convenience. Register Nov 1 through Nov 30 by completing one of Santa’s special calling forms at the Recreation Center. Santa will make one phone…


Calls from Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! The Park District has made arrangements for children ages 4-10 to receive a call from Santa Claus! Calls are made from December 3 to December 14 between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at Santa’s convenience. Register Nov 1 through Nov 30 by completing one of Santa’s special calling forms at the Recreation Center. Santa will make one phone…


Calls from Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! The Park District has made arrangements for children ages 4-10 to receive a call from Santa Claus! Calls are made from December 3 to December 14 between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at Santa’s convenience. Register Nov 1 through Nov 30 by completing one of Santa’s special calling forms at the Recreation Center. Santa will make one phone…


Santa’s Mailbox

The Tinley Park-Park District is again helping with the mail delivery to the North Pole! “Santa’s Mailbox” will be located in the Bettenhausen Recreation Center during office hours from November 1 through November 24. Children mail their letter to Santa and receive a personal letter from him! Don’t forget to include your address for Santa! Santa will be busy packing…


Calls from Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! The Park District has made arrangements for children ages 4-10 to receive a call from Santa Claus! Calls are made from December 3 to December 14 between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at Santa’s convenience. Register Nov 1 through Nov 30 by completing one of Santa’s special calling forms at the Recreation Center. Santa will make one phone…


Santa’s Mailbox

The Tinley Park-Park District is again helping with the mail delivery to the North Pole! “Santa’s Mailbox” will be located in the Bettenhausen Recreation Center during office hours from November 1 through November 24. Children mail their letter to Santa and receive a personal letter from him! Don’t forget to include your address for Santa! Santa will be busy packing…


Calls from Santa

Ho! Ho! Ho! The Park District has made arrangements for children ages 4-10 to receive a call from Santa Claus! Calls are made from December 3 to December 14 between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at Santa’s convenience. Register Nov 1 through Nov 30 by completing one of Santa’s special calling forms at the Recreation Center. Santa will make one phone…