Join the Elmhurst Park District as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting in Wilder Park on Thursday, December 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free admission.
Park District offices will be closed November 25-26 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Wagner Community Center will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24 and be closed until Monday, November 29.
Courts Plus will be open on Thursday, November 25 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. with regular hours on Friday.
Wilder Park Conservatory will be open daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for those wishing to visit the Fall Flower Show.
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.
Santa's Workshop will be open 1-4 p.m.
Learn about District projects, accomplishments and future plans.
The 2021 State of the Park District Address, presented on Wednesday, November 17, featured updates on the impact of the pandemic on the District as well as highlights and accomplishments from the past two years, along with the District’s strategic work plan tactics and projects planned for 2022.
For the fifteenth year in a row, the Elmhurst Park District has earned the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for our 2021 Budget. In order to receive the award, the Park District had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation that assess how well an entity’s budget serves as a policy document, financial plan, operations guide, and communications device.
Have your holiday lights lost their twinkle? Instead of sending them to the landfill, drop your dead lights off in one of our containers at:
- Courts Plus (186 S. West Avenue)
- Elmhurst Park District Administrative Office (375 W First St.)
- Wagner Community Center (615 N. West Ave.)
- City Hall (209 N. York St.)
Bins will be available through Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Look for the bins with the “Holiday Lights” signage.