Community Events

Teen Job & Volunteer Fair

March 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Teenagers in grades 6-12, learn about volunteer and paid work opportunities with local organizations. No registration required. Perfect for kids to attend when they get out of school or their after school sport or activity.

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!

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.

Community comes together for charity and celebration at Dance Holiday Magic

Elmhurst Park District dance holiday performance

Elmhurst Park District Dance presented their first ever Dance Holiday Magic event on Sunday, December 2. From Suzy Snowflakes to an appearance from Santa, there were many festive performances, which the dancers had been working on throughout the fall.
Katie Loveless, Dance Education Coordinator and Impact Dance Company Director brainstormed the event last spring.

“Parents were telling me that they wanted to see their children dance more often,” she says, “The support from our community and dancers was more than we could have hoped for!”

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.)

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!

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.

Movies in the Park - Incredibles 2

June 28, 2019 - 7:30pm

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

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