Community Events

  • Wedding Decor Resale Shop

    April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Keep your wedding or upcoming special event on budget with the Wedding Decor Resale Swap at Wilder Mansion on Saturday, April 27! Find slightly used & unused wedding décor items such as vases, candles, centerpieces, shoes, guest books and more! Free admission.

    Want to host a table? Those looking to sell their gently used items can obtain a table for $20. Call Heather at (630) 993-8674 or email hsinon@epd.org with any questions regarding the event.

  • Art in Wilder Park

    May 04, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    You're invited to a marketplace of unique art at the 23rd Annual Art in Wilder Park. Over 100 artists will gather at Wilder Park on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for this free event, which will also feature food, music and children’s activities. Browse a wide array of art including jewelry, glass, ceramics, painting, photography and sculpture. Pilot Pete's Coffee & Treats will be in Wilder Mansion selling coffee, pastries & lunch.

  • Art in Wilder Park

    May 05, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

    You're invited to a marketplace of unique art at the 23rd Annual Art in Wilder Park. Over 100 artists will gather at Wilder Park on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for this free event, which will also feature food, music and children’s activities. Browse a wide array of art including jewelry, glass, ceramics, painting, photography and sculpture. Pilot Pete's Coffee & Treats will be in Wilder Mansion selling coffee, pastries & lunch.

  • Eldridge Adventure Day

    June 09, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

    Choose your own adventure in Eldridge Park on Eldridge Adventure Day! Elmhurst Park District welcomes everyone to a day of outdoor fun and nature discovery, including bug hunts, a petting zoo, carnival games and a fishing derby at the lagoon!

    Food trucks, face painting and a balloon twister will make it an afternoon of fun for the whole family!

  • Movies in the Park - Coco

    July 12, 2019 - 7:30pm

    Grab a picnic blanket and join us at Wilder Park for a showing of Disney Pixar's Coco. 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.

  • Bags, Brew and BBQ

    July 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Join us for a game night just for adults in Wilder Park. Fill up on bbq, grab a drink and enjoy a relaxing evening out. Featuring bags and other games guaranteed to bring out your competitive spirit. 

  • Movies in the Park - Incredibles 2

    August 02, 2019 - 7:30pm

    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.

  • Kite Fest

    August 10, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

    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!

  • Park Palooza

    August 24, 2019 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

    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, 60' inflatable obstacle course for big kids, face painting and balloon twister. This will be an awesome summer evening for the whole family! (Music acts to be announced Spring 2019.)

  • Touch a Truck

    September 07, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Elmhurst Park District invites you to bring the kids to Berens Park to touch, feel, and climb through a variety of trucks and vehicles, including fire trucks, tow trucks and more! Food trucks will also be at the park, so plan for a picnic.

  • Movie on the Green

    September 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Join Elmhurst Park District at Sugar Creek Golf Course for a date night to remember! A free showing of a classic film (title TBD) will take place on the driving range. Food trucks, drinks and free popcorn will also be on site, so bring your appetite, along with your blanket or lawn chair! 

    The event begins at 6 p.m., so you can grab some food and find a spot. Movie will begin at sunset, approximately 7 p.m. No outside food or beverages. Presented in partnership with Elmhurst Public Library.

  • Family Fall Fest

    October 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Bring the family to Wild Meadows Trace for Safety Town trick-or-treating, inflatable corn maze obstacle course, inflatable circus train for the little ones, family photo opportunities, fall games, face painting, balloon twister, food trucks and more! This event is free to the public.

  • Tree Lighting in Wilder Park

    December 05, 2019 - 5:30pm

    Join the Elmhurst Park District as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting in Wilder Park!

    Meet with a special visitor from the North Pole, enjoy holiday entertainment and participate in children's activities. The evening will get you ready for the season!