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Lilacia Park


  • 8.5 Acres
  • Horticultural Areas
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Seasonal Plant Sales
  • Picnic Shelter(s)
  • Pond
  • Historic Structures
  • Public Restroom(s)
  • 0.61 Mile Walking Trail


Lilacia Park is world-renown horticultural showcase that features over 700 lilacs and 35,000 tulips annually. In 2019, the park was named to the National Register of Historic Places for its significant contribution to horticultural history in the United States. The park has numerous benches, walking paths, commemorative bricks, historic structures, scenic lookout areas and more. Lilacia Park hosts many special events each year including the Mutt Strut Annual 5K & 1-Mile, Movies & Concerts in the Park, Jingle Bell Jubilee, Holiday Lights, and more. Lilacia Park is also a popular venue for weddings.

Lilacia Park is most recognized for being home to Lombard Lilac Time, a blooming festival happening during the first two weeks of May. From tastings to tours and concerts to coronations, there is something for everyone during Lombard Lilac Time.

Please note: dogs, cats and other pets are not permitted within the confines of Lilacia Park per District Ordinance 2.03b. For a list of other pet-friendly parks, please explore Lombard Park District’s Interactive Park Map.