outdoor

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.


Disc Golf Challenge

Test your skills in this fun introduction to disc golf. Brief instruction on how to throw and play the course will be provided. Challenges include closest to the basket, longest throw and fastest time around the basket! Youth will be divided by age group as registration dictates. Awards will be given to the top two in each division.


Movies in the Park – Incredibles 2

Grab a picnic blanket and join us at Wilder Park for a showing of Disney’s Incredibles 2. Come early for free popcorn and food trucks at 7:30 p.m. Movie begins at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m. Movies in the Park is a partnership between Elmhurst Park District and Elmhurst Public Library. Sponsored by The Schiller Team, Edward-Elmhurst Health and Suburban Bank &…