Special Events

A holiday store just for kids! Join Elmhurst Park District at Wilder Mansion for Santa's Workshop - a special place just for children where they can purchase inexpensive holiday gifts for those they love, including mom, dad, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teacher, friends and pets! Items are kid-priced and kid-friendly. No registration required.

Ages 11-14: It will be a magical night at Kies Recreation Center as we enter the Wizarding World. Bring your wands, robes and best spells to join us for games, crafts and a movie.

Spooktacular fun! Ages 11-14 - Wear your best costume and prepare for a frightfully fun night at the Kies Recreation Center, with a DJ, refreshments, games, crafts, dancing and more. Register early or pay at the door.

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October. 

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October. 

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October. 

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October. 

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October. 

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October. 

Reconnect with nature and explore local trails while meeting new people at Elmhurst Park District’s Park Meet Ups scheduled for September and October.

Each week, we’ll meet at a new park to go for a walk as part of the Take a Hike Challenge. Bring a lunch if you’re interested in sticking around after the walk. Walks are self guided and go at your own pace.

Registration is full for this event.


Ages 2 and up - You're invited to Wilder Mansion, where the fun begins with cookies and cocoa served by Santa's Elv

Registration for this event is full.

The Elmhurst Garden Club invites the public to their annual Elmhurst Garden Walk & Faire on July 9, 10 am-4 pm, “An Afternoon in the Garden”.  The walk showcases both private and public gardens

Adults ages 21 and up are invited to join in a friendly competition at a recreational bags tournament fundraiser to benefit the Elmhurst Parks Foundatio

Ages 11-16, grab your flashlights! Join your friends in the frenzy as you search for prize eggs filled with candy, gift certificates and other great prizes.

Ask questions and learn about District projects, accomplishments and future plans at the upcoming Virtual State of the Park District Address at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16.

We're hunting down eggs a little differently this year! Have fun at home with our Egg Decorating contest!