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Lake Ellyn Park

645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
http://gepark.org

June 2019

Boating in the Park

June 23, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$5

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.

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Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta

June 29, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Participants will race their handmade cardboard boats on beautiful Lake Ellyn. Winners are determined by the fastest race times! Awards will also be presented for most creative, team spirit, and best sink! Whether you are building a boat or just out to watch the fun, this family-friendly community event is a popular Glen Ellyn tradition. Food trucks, arranged by the Glen Ellyn Fourth of July Committee, will open at 11am.

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Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta

June 29, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Boat builders will vie to keep their cardboard creations afloat as they cross Lake Ellyn. It's an afternoon of hilarious fun, whether you're onboard or onshore.

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Food Truck Picnic in the Park

June 29, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Picnic while you witness the summertime spectacle of the Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta, as hundreds set sail in full regalia. Enjoy great food from all sorts of food trucks. Proceeds go to the 4th of July committee, an all volunteer organization, to fund the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks.

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July 2019

Glen Ellyns 4th of July Fireworks

July 4
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
Free

Join us as Glen Ellyn lights up the skyline celebrating America's birthday! Grab your blanket and be awed by this star spangled spectacle of fireworks. Attendees are reminded that no sparklers or candles are to be lit in the park. No blankets are allowed on Lake Ellyn Park until the park opens on July 4 at 6am Do not use rocks or stakes to hold blankets down and they should not be laid on landscape plants.

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Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run

July 4, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$30

Runners, walkers, and joggers ages 5 and up are invited to our biggest event of the running season, the Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run, on July 4th. Registration is $25 through June 27, or $30 from June 28-July 4.

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Freedom Four 4Mile Run

July 4, 7:30 am
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
$25 – $30

Join the biggest event of the running season and help the Park District raise money for scholarships! This star-spangled run starts off on Lenox Road next to Lake Ellyn at 7:30am “sharp” on Thursday, July 4.

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Afternoon Festivities

July 4, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Hours of fun and entertainment after the Fourth of July Parade including moonwalks, inflatables, carnival games, prizes, live music, dancing, and face painting. $3 wristband for activities.

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Afternoon Festivities at the Lake

July 4, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States

Bring your family for a couple of hours of fun and entertainment after the Fourth of July Parade. Festivities include: moonwalks, inflatable obstacle courses, penny carnival games with tickets redeemable for prizes, live music, dancing, and face painting. Concessions will be available for purchase! A $3 wristband lets kids enjoy all of the action while supporting the Glen Ellyn Park District Scholarship Fund.

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Boating in the Park

July 7, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

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.

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Family Fun Night

July 17, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

An evening of free music, rides, bounce houses, summer craft projects, face painting and more.

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Boating in the Park

July 21, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$5

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.

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Movie in the Park: Throwback Edition

July 31, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a free outdoor showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” released in 2001. Movie begins at 8pm.

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Movie in the Park: Throwback Edition

July 31, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a free outdoor showing of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” released in 2001. Movie begins at 8pm.

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August 2019

Boating in the Park

August 4, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
+ Google Map
$5

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.

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Boating in the Park

August 18, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$5

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.

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