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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.

 

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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.

Dates Event Name / Description Location Type
11/25/2016- 12/16/2016 Winter Greens Market
Shop the Oak Park Conservatory's Winter Greens Market for a selection of winter greens for your home. An array of fresh greens including balsam, fir...More!
Oak Park Conservatory
615 Garfield St.
Oak Park, IL
(708) 725-2400
Event
11/25/2016- 12/17/2016 Holiday Extravaganzas
The jewelry design studio and bead shop sparkles with its Holiday Extravaganzas series. Learn to make one of a kind snowflakes using wire forms and a ...More!
Bead In The Hand
43 Harrison
Oak Park, IL
708-848-1761
Class
11/25/2016- 12/24/2016 Pop-Up Holiday Gift Shop
12-6PM Fri, Sat and Sunday, weekends through December 24. Some weekdays will be open. Tia Etu's Pop Up at 21 Harrison in the Oak Park Arts District...More!
Whatever Comes To Mind Studio
21 Harrison
Oak Park, IL
708-299-2878
Event
12/03/2016- 12/18/2016 Holiday Lights
Saturdays- 8:30, Sundays- 3:00PM Call for info- 708-456-0300 x 3372 Get in the holiday spirit with a selection of seasonal tunes accompanied by ...More!
Cernan Earth and Space Center
2000 Fifth Ave
River Grove, IL
Event
12/03/2016- 12/31/2016 Holiday Magic- Brookfield Zoo
Saturdays and Sundays in December and December 26-31. Now in our 35th Year, Chicagoland’s Largest and Longest Running Lights Festival. Over One Mi...More!
Brookfield Zoo
Event
12/03/2016- 01/29/2017 Stars of the Pharaohs
Saturdays- 7:00PM Sundays- 2:00PM See website for costs. Travel back in time 5,000 years to see the tombs and temples of Egypt as when they new ...More!
Cernan Earth and Space Center
2000 Fifth Ave
River Grove, IL
708-583-3100
Event
12/07/2016- 01/25/2017 Our Place In Space
9:45AM,Wednesdays in December and January Discover the cause of day and night, learn about the Sun, the Earth, our solar system and the stars whil...More!
Cernan Earth and Space Center, Triton College
2000 Fifth Ave
River Grove, IL
Event
12/08/2016- 12/08/2016 Winedown Yoga
Join us for an evening of Yoga capped off with a glass of wine at Cheney Mansion at 7:00pm. Socialize with neighbors, schedule this as date night, or ...More!
Cheney Mansion
220 N. Euclid
Oak Park, IL
Event
12/09/2016- 12/09/2016 Ugly Sweater Party
Join us at Austin Gardens to craft and create ugly sweaters for the holiday season! All you have to bring is the sweater you want to decorate and we w...More!
Austin Gardens
Oak Park, IL
Event
12/09/2016- 12/09/2016 Nature and Science: Electric Toys and Magnets
Fridays, 10AM-12PM General Admission prices apply Today’s focus will be on current electricity, as we make electric circuits that light bulbs, r...More!
Wonder Works
6445 W. North Ave
Oak Park, IL
708-383-4815
Event
12/10/2016- 12/10/2016 A Play & A Pint: Jacob Marley's Christmas
A play reading series every other first Wednesday of the month. 7:00PM performance. Doors open at 5PM for early seating and dinner. $10 co...More!
Connolly's Public House
1109 South Blvd
Oak Park, IL
708-445-4440
Event
12/10/2016- 12/10/2016 Stars in the Sky Concert Series: Joe Crookston
8:00PM (doors open at 7:30) Tickets: $25, Sr/Students- $20 Joe is a master storyteller capturing the essence and character of the people he meet...More!
West Suburban Temple Har Zion
1040 N. Harlem Ave.
River Forest, IL
708-366-9000
Concerts/Plays
12/10/2016- 12/18/2016 Breakfast with Santa
Dec 10, 11, 17, 18 9AM and 11AM Seatings Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, which features a special appearance from Santa and Mrs. Clau...More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Rd.
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
Event
12/11/2016- 12/11/2016 Midwinter's Tales: O'Wonder
3:00 PM Tickets: Adults- $30, Seniors- $25, Students- $15 (an additional $5 at the door) Oak Park Festival Theatre's 10th Annual Benefit...More!
Grace Episcopal Church
924 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL
Concerts/Plays
12/14/2016- 12/14/2016 Come Dance With Me
1:15-2:30PM A wildly entertaining performance of tango and classical music with Michele McGovern, flutist, composer and arranger. Her musical film,...More!
Nineteenth Century Club
178 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL
708-386-2729
Event
12/16/2016- 12/16/2016 Nature and Science: Holiday Trains
Fridays, 10AM-12PM General Admission prices apply. At Holiday Trains you can load tiny presents and holiday symbols on an O-scale electric train...More!
Wonder Works
6445 W. North Ave.
Oak Park, IL
708-383-4815
Event
12/17/2016- 12/17/2016 Christmas with the Beatles
Celebrate the holidays with an evening of Beatles' music. $12 or $8 with the donation of a pair of gloves. Gloves and a portion of the proceeds to ben...More!
FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, IL
Event
12/17/2016- 12/17/2016 Home for the Holidays
Catch the old fashioned holiday spirit in Downtown Oak Park! Celebrate the season with free horse-drawn sleigh rides and a visit from Santa....More!
Oak Park, IL
Event
12/31/2016- 12/31/2016 Zoo Year's Eve
Rock in the New Year during Brookfield Zoo’s family-friendly Zoo Year’s Eve 2017 celebration. A live DJ sets the party tone in the Holly Jolly Theater...More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Rd.
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
Event
12/31/2016- 12/31/2016 Wonder Works New Year's Eve Party
12-5PM Wonder Works is ringing in the New Year with the largest kid’s party in Oak Park. Families will party all day with great kid’s games, entert...More!
Wonder Works
6445 W. North Ave.
Oak Park, IL
708-383-4815
Event
01/08/2017- 01/29/2017 Laser Motown
Saturdays- 8:30PM Sundays- 3:00PM See website for pricing. Cosmic light show set to the classics by Diana Ross & The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The...More!
Cernan Earth and Space Center- Triton College
2000 Fifth Ave
River Grove , IL
708-583-3100
Event
01/22/2017- 01/22/2017 Concert Series: Featuring Jim Gill
4:00PM Tickets: $8 Members, $11 Non-members, children under age 1 are free. Wonder Works' Concert Series provides families with live, affordable...More!
Wonder Works
6445 W. North Ave
Oak Park, IL
708-383-4815
Concerts/Plays
01/27/2017- 01/27/2017 Bite Nite 2017
5:30PM-9:00PM Tickets: $35/person, $120/4 persons The OPRF Chamber is bringing together the best of our restaurants and caterers in the Oak Park...More!
Nineteenth Century Club
178 Forest Avenue
Oak Park, IL
Event
01/28/2017- 01/28/2017 Step Afrika!
7:30PM Admission: $24-$51 Discover the world of stepping with Washington DC's world-renowned Step Afrika! Like a tap dance without shoes, or a b...More!
Dominican University for the Performing Arts
7900 West Division St.
River Forest , IL
(708) 366-2490
Concerts/Plays

*NOTE: not all months have events listed
**Last updated on 12/02/2016










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