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

Dates Event Name / Description Location Type
05/18/2016- 08/31/2016 Walk-In Wednesdays
Every Wednesday 11AM-2PM Suggested donation of $2 or bring a non-perishable item for the Oak Park Food Pantry!...More!
Cheney Mansion
220 N. Euclid Ave
Oak Park, IL
708-725-2500
Event
05/19/2016- 08/25/2016 Thursday Night Out
5:00-9:00PM Downtown Oak Park’s popular dine-around series Thursday Night Out takes on new heights this season with a free world music concert seri...More!
Downtown Oak Park
Oak Park, IL
708-383-4145
Event
05/21/2016- 10/29/2016 Oak Park Farmer's Market
7:00AM-1:00PM Every Saturday from May 21 through October. The Oak Park Farmers' Market offers high quality, locally grown produce in the friendly,...More!
Pilgrim Church Parking lot
460 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL
708.358.5780
Event
05/28/2016- 09/05/2016 Brookfield Zoo Festival of Flight
11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Summer Nights June 17 - Aug 13, 2016 Fridays: 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. Saturdays: 11:30am, 1:30 p.m., 3...More!
West of Tropic World
Brookfield, IL
Event
05/29/2016- 10/30/2016 Walking Tours of Riverside
The Frederick Law Olmsted Society of Riverside invites you to explore the storybook Village of Riverside. Nestled along the DesPlaines River, this Na...More!
Riverside Railway Depot
90 Bloomingbank Road
708-442-7675
Event
05/30/2016- 05/30/2016 Memorial Day Program
10:00AM Program will be held at the Riverside United Methodist Church in the event of inclement weather. 82 Woodside Road. ...More!
Guthrie Park
90 Bloomingbank Rd
Riverside , IL
Event
05/30/2016- 05/30/2016 Hillside Memorial Day Ceremony
12:00PM Monday, May 30 Hillside Commons The Memorial Day Ceremony commemorates U.S. men and women who have died in military service to their co...More!
Hillside Commons
Hillside, IL
Event
05/30/2016- 05/30/2016 River Forest Memorial Day Parade
10:00AM The parade steps off at 10:00AM from Division Street and Ashland Avenue proceeding south on Ashland Avenue to Lake Street, then west on L...More!
DIVISION AND ASHLAND AVENUE
River Forest, IL
Event
06/01/2016- 10/12/2016 Riverside Farmer's Market Opening Day
Farmers' Market Opening Day! - Wednesday, June 1 from 2:30 - 7:00 p.m. at the Historic Water Tower. The Market will be held each Wednesday afternoon ...More!
Historic Water Tower
Riverside, IL
Event
06/02/2016- 06/04/2016 Mad Women On Madison
10:00AM June 2- 6:00PM June 4 Enjoy exclusive discounts, gifts with purchase and much, much more! Spend a total of $100 at all participating locati...More!
Madison Ave
Forest Park, IL
Event
06/04/2016- 06/04/2016 Clean Sweep Garage Sale
8:00AM-3:00PM One person’s junk transforms into another’s treasure at the annual Depot District Clean Sweep Garage Sale. Browse 5 stories of good f...More!
Municipal Parking Facility
3320 S. Grove Ave
Berwyn, IL
708-788-8100
Event
06/04/2016- 06/04/2016 What Does The Coyote Say?
Free event Bark, howl or yip… discover what the coyote really says and visit up close with Trailside’s resident coyote. Drop-in family program....More!
Trailside Museum of Natural History
738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL
708-366-6530
Event
06/05/2016- 06/05/2016 A Day In Our Village
11AM-6:00PM More than 100 Oak Park entities set up activity and information booths in Scoville Park near Lake Street and Oak park Avenue, and local...More!
Scoville Park, Rehm Park
Oak Park, IL
708-358-5407
Event
06/07/2016- 06/07/2016 Berwyn Cruise Nites
6:00-9:00 PM Tuesdays this Summer! Enjoy summer evenings in Berwyn Depot District while taking in a stroll through a combination of car show and n...More!
Berwyn's Depot District-South
Windsor and Grove Ave
Berwyn, IL
708-788-8100
Event
06/09/2016- 06/09/2016 Riverside Cruise Nights
5:00-10:00PM This summer join hundreds of car enthusiasts throughout the region and attend Riverside Cruise Nights or the Annual Riverside Car Show...More!
Central Business District
Riverside, IL
708-447-7221
Event
06/09/2016- 06/09/2016 Campfire Sing-A-Long
Join us for an old-fashioned nature sing-a-long and snacks around a campfire....More!
Trailside Museum of Natural History
738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL
708-366-6530
Event
06/09/2016- 06/19/2016 Cirque Italia
Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a performance of European style and is described as a “vivid, dramatic, and moving exp...More!
3150 S. Cicero Ave
Cicero, IL
Event
06/12/2016- 06/12/2016 Oak Park's Great Food Truck Rally
4:00PM-8:00PM This is a perfect event for family and friends to hang out, enjoy a meal you don't have to prepare and be surrounded by wonderful LIV...More!
Pilgrim Congregational Curch
460 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL
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06/12/2016- 06/12/2016 Traditional Afternoon Tea
3:00-5:00PM Finger sandwiches, savory tarts, scones, pastries, mimosas and tea. Entertainment from Oak Park Festival Theatre actors. $45/person, ...More!
Nineteenth Century Club
178 Forest Ave.
Oak Park, IL
708-386-2729
Event
06/17/2016- 08/13/2016 Brookfield Zoo Summer Nights
Admission after 4:00PM Adults: $15.95 Children: $10.95 (3 to 11) Seniors: $10.95 (65 and over) Price includes one attraction: Butterflies!, The ...More!
Brookfield Zoo
330 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL
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06/18/2016- 06/18/2016 World Giraffe Day
Celebrate the longest day of the year with the tallest animals in the world! Enjoy special giraffe Zoo Chats, a parade, giraffe-themed crafts, and le...More!
Brookfield Zoo- Habitat Africa! The Savannah
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
Event
06/18/2016- 07/16/2016 Pygmalion
Are our destinies to be defined by the way we are perceived, by middle class morality, or by our own sparks of divine fire? In honor of George Bernard...More!
Oak Park Festival Theatre
Austin Gardens
Oak Park, IL
Concerts/Plays
06/19/2016- 06/19/2016 Father's Day BBQ
$39.95 Adult $29.95 Child (3-11 years old) No charge for children under 2 Bring Dad for a fun noontime Father’s Day barbeque in our Pavilion...More!
Brookfield Zoo- Pavilion Park
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield , IL
708-688-8355
Event
06/19/2016- 06/19/2016 Father's Day Walk
Free Dads and their families can enjoy a guided walk by our pond and through the woods, while learning about some animal fathers. Deadline for r...More!
Trailside Museum of Natural History
738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest , IL
708-366-6530
Event
06/20/2016- 06/24/2016 Concordia Chicago Youth Summer Piano Camp
Tuition: $275 before May 20, $299 after May 20. All attendees must be able to play piano proficiently. Three years of previous study recommended. ...More!
Concordia University
River Forest, IL
708-209-3141
Class
06/21/2016- 06/21/2016 Berwyn Cruise Nites
6:00-9:00PM Tuesdays this Summer! Enjoy summer evenings in Berwyn Depot District while taking in a stroll through a combination of car show and ni...More!
Berwyn's Depot District-South
Windsor and Grove Avenues
Berwyn, IL
708-788-8100
Event
06/23/2016- 09/22/2016 Cruise Nights
6-9:00PM Every 4th Thursday between June and September Cruise Nights is a classic and vintage car show that takes place every 4th Thursday. You'll...More!
Constitution Court
Thomas and Madison
Forest Park, IL
708-771-7737
Event
06/24/2016- 06/24/2016 Brookfield Zoo Pride
Brookfield Zoo will be a part of the Chicagoland Pride Month celebration. We will fly rainbow flags to celebrate diversity and inclusion of all kinds....More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL
Event
06/26/2016- 06/26/2016 There Goes The Neighborhood
Additional dates: July 17, Sept 18, Oct 16 Times: 11:00AM and 1:30PM Tour departs from OP Visitors Center at 1010 Lake St. Purchase Tick...More!
Oak Park Visitors Center
1010 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL
708-771-5005
Event
06/26/2016- 06/26/2016 Garden Walk 2016
10:00AM-4:00PM Tickets: $15 in advance and $20 event day (children under 12, free). The event includes a self guided tour of ten private gardens l...More!
Oak Park/River Forest
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*NOTE: not all months have events listed
**Last updated on 05/27/2016










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