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100 years of having fun - a year-long celebration!

We're celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2020 and you're invited to join in the fun! Stay tuned for giveaways and events that mark the occasion, including our 100th Anniversary Community Picnic on Saturday, June 6 in Wilder Park.

Be sure to check out our quarterly program brochures, which will highlight photos and Park District history through the years.

Thank-you for your support over the last 100 years, Elmhurst! We look forward to serving you for another 100 years - and beyond.

Daddy Daughter Dance

February 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

This program is full.


Come join us at the Diplomat West for the event that celebrates every girl and her daddy. There will be dinner, dancing and a special photo of each couple is included. Fee is $36R/$45NR. Registration is not taken at the door so be sure to register early. Please note any special dietary needs at the time of registration. Make sure to register both adult and child for this event. If you plan to register online, please make sure "Dads" are on your account before Saturday, December 14, 2019.

Family Open Swim

February 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Free to all Season Pool Pass Holders and Courts Plus Members!

Bring your family for a fun-filled time at York High School’s swimming pool on select Sundays. This free program is part of a cooperative agreement between Elmhurst School District 205 and the Elmhurst Park District. Lap swimming, open swim and diving boards will be available.

All outdoor pool rules apply:

Abbey Luncheon - Valentine's Day Party

February 28, 2020 - 11:30am

Warm your heart with friends at this party. Bring your sweetheart, friend or just come and enjoy the company of others. Following the luncheon, you will enjoy music and dancing to the sounds of Joe Sakowski, who will feature some favorite songs in addition to some classic love songs. There will also be Valentine games, raffle and door prizes. Registration deadline is the Friday before. $16 Abbey Members/$21 Non-Members.

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Cancelled - Family Open Swim

March 01, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Family Open Swim at York High School on Sunday, March 1 has been cancelled due to maintenance that has to be done in the pool. See below for upcoming open swim dates. Thank you!

Free to all Season Pool Pass Holders and Courts Plus Members!

Bring your family for a fun-filled time at York High School’s swimming pool on select Sundays. This free program is part of a cooperative agreement between Elmhurst School District 205 and the Elmhurst Park District. Lap swimming, open swim and diving boards will be available.

Abbey Bingo

March 06, 2020 - 9:00am

Join us for a continental breakfast as we enjoy our monthly Bingo game with great prizes for the winners. A special gift for those with a birthday that month.

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St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 07, 2020 - 12:00pm

Elmhurst proudly presents its 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Saturday, March 7 starting at noon. The parade will begin at the intersection of Wilson Street and Spring Roads and continue north on Spring Road in Elmhurst.

Family Open Swim

March 15, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Free to all Season Pool Pass Holders and Courts Plus Members!

Bring your family for a fun-filled time at York High School’s swimming pool on select Sundays. This free program is part of a cooperative agreement between Elmhurst School District 205 and the Elmhurst Park District. Lap swimming, open swim and diving boards will be available.

All outdoor pool rules apply:

Abbey Luncheon - St. Patrick's Day Party

March 27, 2020 - 11:30am

Celebrate the joyful wearing o' the green! We're spending the afternoon with Rick Pickren as he entertains us with our favorite Irish tunes. Of course we'll have a catered traditional Irish feast and great door and raffle prizes. So put on some green and spend the afternoon with friends for some great music, food and fun! Registration deadline is the Friday before. $16 Abbey Members/$21 Non-Members. 

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Bridal Party at Wilder Mansion

April 02, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

We DO invite YOU! Learn all the I DO’s (and don’ts) of wedding planning at our Bridal Party at Wilder Mansion on Thursday, April 2, 6:30-9 p.m. Experience the award-winning, historical Wilder Mansion as you take pleasure in an evening of wedding exhibits, planning ideas and inspiration. Visit with premier vendors in the industry while you enjoy live entertainment, cake, wine samples, hors-d'oeuvres and more.

All guests need to register by Wednesday, April 1 at Noon, but registration will be available at the door.

Abbey Bingo

April 03, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Join us for a continental breakfast as we enjoy our monthly Bingo game with great prizes for the winners. A special gift for those with a birthday that month. Registration will open February 29 for residents.

Spring Flower Show

April 04, 2020 - 8:00am

The Spring Flower Show at Wilder Park Conservatory begins today and runs through April 19! Get ready for spring with this floral display. Free admission. The Conservatory is open daily from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. in April.

Adult Egg Hunt

April 04, 2020 - 11:00am

Why should kids have all the fun? NEW this year, Elmhurst Park District is bringing you an adults-only egg hunt, a twist on the traditional classic that gives new meaning to BYOB (bring your own basket)! Adults can compete to find prize-filled eggs, participate in fun games, and enjoy lunch and a complimentary adult beverage. $20 residents and non-residents. Ages 21+ only.

Prizes include gift cards to local restaurants and breweries, a wine tasting, a foursome with cart to Sugar Creek Golf Course, a 3 month fitness membership to Courts Plus, a rolling cooler, and best of all, a $500 grand prize courtesy of local Compass realtor, Kelly Stetler.

Registration for event will open February 29 for residents on our registration page.

Family Open Swim

April 05, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Free to all Season Pool Pass Holders and Courts Plus Members!

Bring your family for a fun-filled time at York High School’s swimming pool on select Sundays. This free program is part of a cooperative agreement between Elmhurst School District 205 and the Elmhurst Park District. Lap swimming, open swim and diving boards will be available.

All outdoor pool rules apply:

Flashlight Egg Hunt

April 09, 2020 - 8:00pm

Teens, grab your flashlights and join us for the Flashlight Egg Hunt in Wilder Park. Join your friends in the frenzy as you search for prize eggs filled with candy, gift certificates and other great prizes. Ages 11-16.

Egg Scramble in Wilder Park

April 11, 2020 - 10:00am

Join Elmhurst Park District at the Egg Scramble in beautiful Wilder Park (formally the Egg Hunt)! Come early to meet with the Easter Bunny and find your age group section. Be ready to scramble for eggs at 10 a.m. sharp.

The egg scramble will be followed by our Doggie Eggstravaganza at 10:30 a.m., when the fun goes to the dogs. Prizes will be awarded for best doggie costume so make sure to dress for the occasion.

Doggie Eggstravaganza

April 11, 2020 - 10:30am

Celebrate spring with your four-legged friend at our Doggie Eggstravaganza in Wilder Park, when the egg-citing fun goes to the dogs! Prizes will be awarded for best doggie costume so make sure to dress for the occasion.

The Doggie Eggstravaganza follows the Egg Scramble in Wilder Park at 10 a.m. Both are free of charge and no pre-registration is required.


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Mother Son Dance

April 17, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Calling all moms! It's your turn to have a special night with your favorite guy! Join the Elmhurst Park District for an evening of dinner and dancing. A photo of you and "your guy" is included.

Please note any special dietary needs at the time of registration. Make sure to register both adult and child for event. Registration dates and fees to be published in the Spring 2020 Brochure.

Wedding Decor Resale Shop

April 18, 2020 - 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 18! 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 just $20. Contact Heather at (630) 993-8674 or email hsinon [at] epd.org to reserve your space!

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