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Santa’s Workshop at Wilder Mansion

A holiday store just for kids at Wilder Mansion! Santa’s 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! Decorated trees will line the paths while seasonal activities take place throughout the park.


Family Fall Fest

Elmhurst Park District invites you to put on your costumes and bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace in Elmhurst from 9 a.m.-Noon for Family Fall Fest, featuring Safety Town trick-or-treating, fun for the little ones, family photo opportunities, fall games and more! Sponsored by Kelly Stetler Real Estate.


August Bucket List: 31 Ways to Celebrate the Last Month of Summer

Still excited about summer but running out of energy to plan outings for your kids? Never fear, Kidlist is here! We have curated an entire month’s worth of family-friendly events and activities so you can squeeze the last precious drops out of the season. Let’s turn up the heat with extra fun in the sun and send those back-to-school blues…


Fall 2021 Children’s Resale and Consignment Sales

With three kids at home, we are constantly rotating what’s in our closets and toy bins. Thanks to these great resales, it’s out with the old and in with the new (to you!) You’ll find great deals on new or gently used children’s clothing, gear, toys, books and more. You may even decide to consign things you no longer need….


Kids Reach New Heights at These Indoor Rock Climbing Walls in Chicagoland

Rock climbing is an amazing workout for kids’ minds and bodies alike! These local spots give them a chance to safely scale the walls. From rock climbing walls inside local gyms to dedicated facilities offering lessons, parties, and more, we’ve got the scoop on spots where kids can rock climb all over the Chicagoland area. Indoor Rock Climbing Walls in…



Par Excellence Redux Brings Mini Golf to Elmhurst Art Museum

Play mini golf in an art museum?! That’s exactly what you can do at Elmhurst Art Museum now through September 26, 2021 at their newest exhibit, Par Excellence Redux! We had the pleasure of playing The Front 9 on opening day and had a great time figuring out each hole and admiring the work that went into each one. Every…


Local Escape Rooms: Are You Up to the Challenge?

Puzzles, challenges, and problem-solving all wrapped up in a fun, adrenaline-filled night out! Escape rooms are perfect for teens, tweens, and adults. This family-friendly activity is perfect for a rainy day and promotes teamwork and bonding. You can choose the level of the challenge room to suit your group and make sure it is just challenging enough for your family….


Kid-Friendly Nail Salons in the Western Suburbs!

The feeling of freshly manicured nails is such a fun one to share with your kids, and summer is the ideal time to show off those cute little fingers and toes! From choosing the perfect nail polish color, to the warm foot bath and just the overall experience of getting completely pampered, my daughters were easily hooked after going for…