2020 Annual Special Events

February 1 | Winter Carnival

Don’t let cabin fever give your family the winter blues! Enjoy the cheer with at this FREE carnival. Be sure to bundle up because this indoor/outdoor event is full of hot cocoa, games, crafts, sledding and so much more. Take a ride on the Gold Medal Express train (weather-permitting) and spend the afternoon with family and friends.

February 7 | Valentine’s Teen Dance

Bring your friends to check out our teen dances held throughout the year! Our DJ will play all your favorite songs and take requests all evening long. All area youth are invited. Join the fun – you might be selected as the winner of a raffle prize or giveaway. Cash only with a valid student ID. Please note: dances are subject to cancellation or early closing depending on attendance at the start of the event.

March 21 | Take Time for Tots Day

Enjoy a morning a free arts and crafts, safety information, story telling pony rides, bounce houses, balloon animals and so much more!

April 4 | Egg Hunt

Hop into spring with a FREE egg hunt! Bring a basket and get ready to seek eggs, prizes and candy. Mr. Bunny may even make a guest appearance. Parents are allowed to accompany children but may not assist in the collection of eggs. Registration is not required for this event.

April 4 | Lunch with the Bunny

Mr. Bunny will be very hungry after the Egg Hunt so he is throwing a luncheon! Hop on over for Lunch with the Bunny at approximately 11:30 am. Mr. Bunny will pose for photos with each child for a complimentary keepsake. Families will enjoy a buffet lunch, crafts and of course dessert! Both parents and children attending the luncheon must register.

April 17 | Spring Fling Teen Dance

Bring your friends to check out our teen dances held throughout the year! Our DJ will play all your favorite songs and take requests all evening long. All area youth are invited. Join the fun – you might be selected as the winner of a raffle prize or giveaway. Cash only with a valid student ID. Please note: dances are subject to cancellation or early closing depending on attendance at the start of the event.

April 25 | Topsy Turvy Tea Party

Join us for an afternoon of topsy-turvy tea party fun. Come dressed in your tea party finest – there will be mini sandwiches, snacks and of course tea! Guests enjoy crafts, games and a mini fashion show where you can strut your stuff on our glamorous runway. Both parents and children attending the tea party must register.

May 1 | Little Lady Lilac Ball

Dads and daughters will dance, play games and enjoy a sweet table. Plus enjoy a visit from the Lilac Princesses!

May 15 | Beer Tasting

Come join Lombard Park District and Famous Liquors of Lombard to sample a variety of beers in Lilacia Park. Tasters will have a chance to taste of variety of beers and hear from experts about the golden suds. Participants receive a tasting glass and raffle ticket.

May 16| Mutt Strut

The Lombard Park District presents its 15th Annual 5K and 1-Mile in conjunction with Lilac Time. Participate with or without your dog in either of these exciting events! Registration includes a dry fit race t-shirt, bib number and pancake breakfast ticket!

May 16 | Wine Tasting

Come join Lombard Park District and Famous Liquors of Lombard as we enjoy a sampling of many types of white, red and dessert wines. Hear from experts and learn what makes each wine delicious and unique. Participants will receive a tasting glass and raffle ticket.

June 13 | Fishing Derby

Bring coffee and a picnic basket to Four Seasons for a full morning of fishing – rain or shine! Trophies will be awarded for Biggest, Smallest, and Most Caught in youth and adult categories. Bring a fishing pole and a bucket for a live well – bait will be provided. The derby will end with an awards presentation.

August 8 | Bounce Back to School

Let’s bounce back to school! Join us for a FREE morning of bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, refreshments, giveaways and live entertainment!

September 11 – 12 | Family Campout

Dust off that camping gear and get ready to spend a fun-filled evening at the rustic Four Seasons. Activities for the entire family will be planned including crafts inside the Log Cabin, outdoor games, a flashlight hunt, late night s’mores and a continental breakfast in the morning. Families must provide their own tent, sleeping bags, food and drinks for dinner.

September 19 | Touch-a-Truck

This event is perfect for families to play outside, meet with local businesses and touch-a-truck. A variety of vendors will be present along with activities focused on play. Kids will have the opportunity to explore police cars, fire trucks, dump trucks and so much more!

October 3 | Fall Fest

Join us at this FREE event that has something for everyone. Families enjoy games, hayrides, face painting, a candy hunt and so much more!

October 17 | Trick-or-Treat Food Drive

This Autumn, join the Lombard Park District in the fight against hunger. Help us help others by donating non-perishable items to our Trick-or-Treat Food Drive. Collection will be on October 17 at the Log Cabin.

October 22 | Monster Bash

Get ready for Halloween with the Monster Bash! Play spooky games, enjoy some ghoulish treats and be sure to wear a costume.

November 14 | Turkey Shoot

Get ready for Thanksgiving by participating in the 9th Annual Turkey Shoot. Showcase your skills in the Hot Shot Shooting Contest and/or Skills Competition for a chance to bring home the bird plus other giveaways! This event always gets us into the Thanksgiving spirit.

December 4 | Daddy Daughter Holiday Dance

Dress your best, grab your dad and head over to this popular event! Dads and daughters will dance the night away, play games and enjoy a yummy dessert bar. Don’t be surprised if a jolly guest will make a special appearance.

December 5 | Jingle Bell Jubilee

Jingles, the reindeer invites you to join the Lombard Park District, Village of Lombard, Helen Plum Library, Lombard Historical Society, Calvary Episcopal Church and Maple Street Chapel to enjoy the sights of the season.

December 6 | Polar Express Story Time Train

Hop out of bed and all aboard the Polar Express Story Time Train! You can even wear your pajamas. On your journey to the North Pole, we will read the Polar Express and each rider will receive a cookie, chocolate milk and their very own bell to take home.

December 5 – January 3 | Holiday Lights

Join the Lombard Park District’s annual lighting celebration in Lilacia Park! Charming holiday displays light up the park with a magical array of animated light shows, decorated trees, a gingerbread house and so much more!

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