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The Oak Park Area offers a wide range of events throughout the year. To view a list of events in our area, select a month below or check out one of this months upcoming events! All information has been updated to the best of our knowledge. We recommend calling your chosen destination before you visit to verify times, dates or hours of operation.

Below is a list of the next 27 upcoming events in and around the Oak Park Area. Use the search form above to find additional events.

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Below is a list of the next 21 upcoming events in and around the Oak Park Area. Use the search form above to find additional events.

Seeing: A Photon's Journey Across the Spectrum
01/03/2018 to 02/28/2018
Weekdays, 2:30PM 7PM Saturdays, 2PM Sundays Follow a photon of light across the galaxy and into the eye of a young stargazer. Once inside the ey...more!
Laser Gaga
01/06/2018 to 01/27/2018
8:30-9:30PM, Saturdays in January Go gaga for Lady Gaga as brilliant laser light and visual effects perform to some of her hottest hits: from Bad ...more!
Harbur Gate
01/11/2018 to 02/17/2018
Harbur Gate consists of three interconnected stories about three women in the combat zone linked by a single incident. "Orpheus" is set in 2005 as...more!
Traditional to Contemporary: A Figure & Portrait Exhibition
01/12/2018 to 02/02/2018
Opening Reception, 7-9PM, January 12...more!
The Space Within: Inside Great Chicago Buildings
1:15-3:00PM Oak Park author Patrick F. Cannon discusses the architecture, architect and place in history of Chicago's finest buildings. Venture ins...more!
John McEuen & Friends
7:30PM Tickets start at $19 “String wizard” John McEuen has assembled a unique cast to share the music and memories of the landmark Will the Cir...more!
Bite Nite
$40/ticket 5:30-9:30PM 4th Annual Bite Nite is a celebration of outstanding local dining. This annual mid-winter event attracts 400-ticketed att...more!
Rico Birthday Bash
9:00PM (doors open at 7PM), $10 Ricky's annual birthday celebration is an evening of classic rock, soul, funk and a great time! Rico, described as...more!
Winter Fest
Free, 11AM-1:00PM Skate rental: $1 (limited availability) Enjoy old fashioned fun in the snow, outdoor ice skating, music, and food! We will hav...more!
Schubert Festival- Oak Park
3-9:30PM World-class musicians performing a day of the timeless music of Austrian composer, Franz Schubert, at the Unity Temple. This event include...more!
Andrew Falkowski: Flat Earth
01/28/2018 to 03/03/2018
Reception: January 28, 3-6PM Andrew Falkowski’s newest text paintings riff off pop-culture sources culled from junk mail, commercial packaging, mag...more!
National Plan for Vacation Day
51% of Americans skip the one step that could help them vacation: planning. Those who plan are more likely to use all of their time off, take more vac...more!
The Pavilion
02/10/2018 to 03/16/2018
Saturdays- 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17 at 8PM Fridays- 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16 at 8PM Sundays- 2/11 at 4PM The Pavilion brings toge...more!
Love Spats
Oak Park Theater Month Show! 2:30PM reception, 3:30PM performance Scenes from Shakespeare's most famous fighting couples! Bring your Valentine!...more!
Friday Fish Fry
02/14/2018 to 03/22/2018
February 16 & 23, and March 2, 9, 16, 23. Come enjoy the best All-You-Can-Eat fish fry in the Oak Park area during Lent! ...more!
Conley Johnson
7:30PM (doors open at 6:30) Members: $30 | General Admission: $35 | Students: $20 River Forest resident and Dean of the College of Performing A...more!
Songbook: Steven Page and the Art of Time Ensemble
7:30PM, Tickets starting at $24 Steven Page, a founder and former lead of the iconic band Barenaked Ladies, joins Toronto’s highly inventive Art of...more!
Life In A Sandcastle
02/16/2018 to 02/25/2018
Fri/Sat- 7:30PM, Sun- 3:00PM Presented by The Collective theater group of Concordia University Chicago. Two getaway weekends on the shore o...more!
Mardi Gras Fest and Trolley Night
7:30PM-12:30AM Beer, food, live music, free trolley rides to 13 participating establishments and of course, BEADS! ...more!
Near Death Experience
5:00PM Tickets: $12 Members, $19 General Public Presented by West Suburban Temple Har Zion and Oak Park Temple. Mortality and mystery -- imag...more!
St. Patrick's Day Week Celebrations
03/10/2018 to 03/17/2018
Free Come experience St. Patrick's day at The Irish Times in Brookfield. Keep an eye on their website for the weekly schedule that will include...more!


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