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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 24 upcoming events in and around the Oak Park Area. Use the search form above to find additional events.

Habitat Earth: Living in a Connected World
03/01/2018 to 04/29/2018
Dive below the ocean’s surface, travel beneath the forest floor and journey to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and eco...more!
Retrospective by Howard McClain
03/05/2018 to 04/30/2018
M-F, 8AM-2PM The Oak Park Area Arts Council (OPAAC) is pleased to present the artwork of Howard McClain. McClain started painting in a class at...more!
Graduating Senior Art Show
03/26/2018 to 05/05/2018
Free Mon-Fri, 9AM-7PM, Sat/Sun, 10AM-6PM Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago will showcase 11 graduating seniors' art exhibits....more!
Earth Day 2018: Protect This Land
6-11:00PM $40 VIP (includes 5 drink tickets) / $20 General Admission / Drink Tickets sold separately Protect This Land is a call to action, a fu...more!
Oak Park River Forest High School Swing Dance
7:30 – 10PM Admission: Adults 19 and over - $10 / Students up to 18 - $5 The award-winning OPRFHS Jazz Ensemble offers up an electrifying and pr...more!
Compass Rose Sextet
7:30PM $30 General Admission, $25 for Foundation members Compass Rose Sextet’s original compositions and innovative arrangements take a fresh ap...more!
The Nick Moss Band (CD Release Show)
8:30PM, $15 Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of famed Chicago-based blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nick Moss. The Nic...more!
Mother's Day Teacup Gardening
10:00 AM - 02:30 PM (10-11:30 and 1-2:30) $25 per ticket Bring mom to the Conservatory for an early Mother's Day celebration. Enjoy a scrumpti...more!
Annual Plant Sale
05/04/2018 to 05/06/2018
Friday, Members only; Saturday, 8AM-4PM; Sunday, 12-3PM The sale features a large selection of vegetables, herbs and flowers, including many unique...more!
Tales of the Twenties in Oak Park, House Walk
1-5PM Tickets: presale $30, members $25, day of walk, $35 The Historical Society's 15th Annual Spring Housewalk features interior tours of six b...more!
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch
Seatings: 10AM, 12:30PM and 3:00PM $43.95/Adult, $33.95/Child (3-11 yrs.old), No charge – Under age 2 Give Mom the day off and let our executiv...more!
Special Collections: Frank Lloyd Wright Open House
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM See rare Frank Lloyd Wright items including Wasmuth Portfolio prints, original correspondence, photographs, and other Wright rela...more!
Beer Under Glass
6:00 – 9:00 PM, Cost: $60 for General Admission tickets; $80 for VIP tickets Join us for our largest fundraiser of the year and the kick-off even...more!
Hemingway's Roaring 20's Gala
7-10PM, go to for tickets Get gussied up in your best Roaring 20’s look for our Gala and come support the development and...more!
Bike Brookfield
FREE The Village of Brookfield is pleased to announce the third annual Bike Brookfield! (rain date May 26th) 9:00AM – “Bike Rodeo” to promote bi...more!
What's Blooming On Harrison- Street Fest
11:00AM- 9:00PM (fair until 7PM) Come join in Oak Park's favorite outdoor art fair! You'll find family fun Activities including a children’s carn...more!
Wright Plus Housewalk
9AM-5PM Ticket prices vary. Please see for more info. Tour living spaces designed by Wright and his contemporaries, exp...more!
Thursday Night Out
05/24/2018 to 08/30/2018
Every Thursday Night, 5 to 9pm. Start your weekends early at Thursday Night Out! Downtown Oak Park’s popular dine-around series Thursday Night Out ...more!
Amazing Arachnids
05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
Join us for an aMAZEing time weaving your way through the new temporary exhibit—Amazing Arachnids! This engaging experience features two components: A...more!
There Goes The Neighborhood-Gangster Tour
11AM and 1:30PM June 10, July 8, Sept 16 and Oct 14 This exterior tour visits 14 Oak Park-River Forest houses once owned by major hoodlums. Mob ...more!
You Can't Take It With You
06/14/2018 to 07/22/2018
Thurs-Sat at 8pm | Sun at 7pm General admission $32 | Seniors $27 |Students $15 | Children under 12 & dogs free | Preview $10 Can these two p...more!
Uncork Illinois
1-9PM Wine aficionados will have a unique opportunity to sample over 150 wines from 15+ local wineries and taste locally-produced artisan foods. ...more!
There Goes the Neighborhood- Gangster Tour
11AM and 1:30PM June 10, July 8, Sept 16 and Oct 14 This exterior tour visits 14 Oak Park-River Forest houses once owned by major hoodlums. Mob ...more!
The African Company Presents Richard III
07/28/2018 to 09/01/2018
Thurs-Sat at 8pm | Sun at 7pm | Plus special Wednesday, August 29 at 8pm General admission $32 | Seniors $27 | Students $15 | Children under 12 &...more!


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