2020 Special Events
February 1 | Winter Carnival
Don’t let cabin fever give your family the winter blues! Enjoy the cheer with a FREE carnival. Be sure to bundle up because this is an indoor/outdoor event full of hot cocoa, games, crafts, sledding, and much more. Enjoy a ride on the Gold Medal Express train (weather-permitting) and an afternoon with friends and family.
February 7 (Valentine’s) & April 17 (Spring Fling) | Teen Dance
Bring your friends and check out our teen dances throughout the year! The DJ will play all your favorite songs and will take requests throughout the night. All area youth are invited and you may be the lucky winter of a raffle prize or giveaway. Cash only and bring a student ID. 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 & crafts, safety information, story telling pony rides, bounce houses, balloon animals, and 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 will make an appearance! Parents are allowed to accompany their child, but may not assist in the collection of eggs.
April 25 | Topsy Turvy Tea Party
Come dressed in your tea party finest, and there will be mini sandwiches, snacks, and of course, tea! There will be a craft and a mini fashion show where you can strut your stuff on our glamorous runway.
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 annual 5K and 1 Mile in conjunction with Lilac Time. Participant with or without dog in either event! T-shirt and Pancake Breakfast included!
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 your coffee and picnic basket to Four Seasons and enjoy a full morning of fishing. Trophies will be award for biggest, smallest, and most caught in both youth and adult age groups. Bring a fishing pole and a bucket for a live well; bait will be provided.
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 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 smores, and a continental breakfast in the morning. Families must provide their own tent, sleeping bags, and 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 more!
October 3 | Fall Fest
Join us for this FREE event that has something for everyone. Families can enjoy games, hayrides, face painting, a candy hunt and so much more.
October 17 | Trick or Treat Food Drive
The Lombard Park District wants you to join us in making a difference in people’s lives this fall! Collection will be 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 make sure you wear your costume.
November 14 | Turkey Shoot
Get ready for Thanksgiving with the 9th annual turkey shoot. This Hot Shot shooting contest and Skills Competition will get your family 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 the Jolly guest makes 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 holidays.
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 much more!