outdoor

Earth, Wind and Fire Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day with hands-on games and activities. The Wind will be blowing at the kite fly on McCarthy Field. Bring a kite to fly and fill the sky with color! Stop by the warming Bon Fire for roasted marshmallows. Fee: Free Age: Families


Springtime Story Walk

Presented by the Tinley Park-Park District and the Tinley Park Public Library. Enjoy the outdoors as you stroll down a tree-lined path and read! Each StoryWalk stop features a page of a springtime-themed book. Look for fun activities too! At the end of the trail, each family receives a kite* to fly at the Earth, Wind & Fire Earth Day…


Fall Fest

The leaves are changing, air is getting cooler and we are ready to celebrate fall. Families are invited to make a festive scarecrow to take home—don’t worry, we will provide the hay and instructions, you bring the clothes. Tinley Junction Golf Course will be open so families can purchase a round of Ghostly Golf on the hauntingly decorated course and…


Lancer Dash 5K, Fun Runs and Fun Fest

Lancer Dash Joe us for a great family, friendly race event to get you out and moving!  Walkers, runners, and strollers are welcome for the 5K and 2K.  We offer free babysitting for all registered runners’ and volunteers’ children during the races.  Race day registrations are allowed.  For more information and to register visit Lancerdash.com 5K starts at 10:30am sharp…


Park Palooza

End the summer on a high note at Park Palooza! Featuring musical entertainment, food trucks, a beer and wine garden, plus plenty of activities for the kids, including an inflatable circus train for little ones, face painting and balloon twister. This will be an awesome summer evening for the whole family! Sponsored by The Schiller Team and Edward-Elmhurst Health.


Boating in the Park

Venture out and enjoy the beauty of Lake Ellyn from the water by renting our canoes, kayaks, or a pedal boat. $5 per boat for 20 minutes.



Veggie Fest Chicago 2019

The Veggie Fest 2019 location has been announced! New location: Danada South Park Navistar Cir, Lisle, IL 60532 Date: August 10-11, 2019 Time: 11am – 8pm More info here: www.veggiefestchicago.com/festival Veggie Fest Chicago is a family fun festival celebrating the joy, science, food, and compassion behind the vegetarian lifestyle. Not just for vegetarians, Veggie Fest is for everyone! Whether you’re a long-time…


Kite Fest

Soar to new heights at this year’s Kite Fest! With plenty of time to fly the skies with the family, a hula hoop contest and dj, it will be a perfect day in the park. Food trucks will on site, so plan for a picnic! Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health.


Community Game Night

Celebrate the end of summer and the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s ‘Game On: Summer Challenge’ with giant games like Connect 4, Jenga, checkers and more. 


Community Game Night

Celebrate the end of summer and the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s ‘Game On: Summer Challenge’ with giant games like Connect 4, Jenga, checkers and more. 


Boating in the Park

Venture out and enjoy the beauty of Lake Ellyn from the water by renting our canoes, kayaks, or a pedal boat. $5 per boat for 20 minutes.