Weekend Events in the Western Suburbs: October 13-15, 2017

Calling all tweens! Kids can socialize with their friends while playing games such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, and dodgeball at “Tween Night” on October 20 at Ackerman SFC in Glen Ellyn. Open to ages 8-12, it’s just $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. “Tween Night” will take place from 6:30pm-9:30pm. Registration is required by October 12 at www.gepark.org.

You might also find these helpful for this weekend and planning ahead:

Fall Festivals
Full list of fall events throughout the season

Halloween Events
Trunk or treating, festive events, and treat or treating hours

Pumpkin Patches
Detailed descriptions of each location with hours and features

Apple Picking
Map where you can enter your town or address and it will give you the places closest to you, prices, hours, and descriptions

Family-Friendly Weekend Events

This weekend events list is sponsored by Glen Ellyn Park District. All of the event titles, dates, times, and towns are listed. If you would like more information, simply click on the the event title. Please note that the weekend events list does not show events in the past.


Pumpkin Fest (Wheaton)
October 13, 2017
Scarecrow Trail (Lisle)
October 13, 2017, 7:00am - 5:00pm
Family Dance Party (Downers Grove)
October 13, 2017, 10:00am - 10:30am
Life on the Farm House Tour (West Chicago)
October 13, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Garden Story Time (Lisle)
October 13, 2017, 11:00am - 11:30am
Freaky Friday Film Series (Westmont)
October 13, 2017, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Gamers Paradise (Brookfield)
October 13, 2017, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Hayrides (Naperville)
October 13, 2017, 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Mother Son Night of Fun (Westchester)
October 13, 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mom Prom (Lombard)
October 13, 2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Haunted Forest (Oak Brook)
October 13, 2017, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Nightmare at the Terrace Teen Night (Burr Ridge)
October 13, 2017, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Indoor Movie: The Lego Batman Movie (Glen Ellyn)
October 13, 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Indoor Movie (Glen Ellyn)
October 13, 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
23rd Annual Silent Parade (Downers Grove)
October 13, 2017, 7:00pm - 8:00pm


Pumpkin Fest (Wheaton)
October 14, 2017
Downtown Downers Grove Market (Downers Grove)
October 14, 2017, 7:00am - 12:30pm
Oak Park Farmers' Market (Oak Park)
October 14, 2017, 7:00am - 1:00pm
Naperville Farmer Market (Naperville)
October 14, 2017, 7:00am - 12:00pm
Scarecrow Trail (Lisle)
October 14, 2017, 7:00am - 5:00pm
Brookfield Farmers' Market (Brookfield)
October 14, 2017, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Family Jack O Lantern Hikes (Lisle)
October 14, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Storytime at the Farmers Market (Downers Grove)
October 14, 2017, 9:30am - 9:50am
Family Fall Fest (Elmhurst)
October 14, 2017, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Fall Festival (Wheaton)
October 14, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Family Fall Fest (Elmhurst)
October 14, 2017, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Zumba Drop In Exercise Class (Bellwood)
October 14, 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
American Girl™ Halloween Party ()
October 14, 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Life on the Farm House Tour (West Chicago)
October 14, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Garden Workshop: Worms! (Oak Park)
October 14, 2017, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Green Halloween (Oak Park)
October 14, 2017, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Trick or Trees (Lisle)
October 14, 2017, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Spooktacular Fall Festival (Lombard)
October 14, 2017, 11:00am - 10:00pm
Picture Book Author Marianne Richmond (La Grange)
October 14, 2017, 11:00am - 11:00am
After the Fall Storytime (Oak Brook)
October 14, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tri State Fire District Open House (Willow Springs)
October 14, 2017, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Second Saturday Fall Fest (Wheaton)
October 14, 2017, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Fiddleheads (Chicago)
October 14, 2017, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Chicago Author Series (Lisle)
October 14, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Halloween Geocaching (Oakbrook Terrace)
October 14, 2017, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Blacksmithing Demonstrations (West Chicago)
October 14, 2017, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Hayrides (Naperville)
October 14, 2017, 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Guided STEM Time (Downers Grove)
October 14, 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wicked Willow Night (Villa Park)
October 14, 2017, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fall Festival (Burr Ridge)
October 14, 2017, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Parents' Night Out (Western Springs)
October 14, 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Pumpkin Fest (Wheaton)
October 15, 2017
Scarecrow Trail (Lisle)
October 15, 2017, 7:00am - 5:00pm
French Market (Villa Park)
October 15, 2017, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Family Jack O Lantern Hikes (Lisle)
October 15, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Manning Monster Mile (Westmont)
October 15, 2017, 8:00am - 11:00am
Glen Ellyn Farmers Market (Glen Ellyn)
October 15, 2017, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Western Springs French Market ()
October 15, 2017, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Life on the Farm House Tour (West Chicago)
October 15, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Paddling Fall Colors Along Salt Creek (Oak Brook)
October 15, 2017, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Trick or Trees (Lisle)
October 15, 2017, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Fiddleheads (Chicago)
October 15, 2017, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Fall Colors Wagon Tour (Warrenville)
October 15, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Hayrides (Naperville)
October 15, 2017, 1:30pm - 6:00pm
DIY Halloween Makeup (Downers Grove)
October 15, 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie, her husband, and their kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. You can follow Annie on Instagram here.

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