Clarendon Hills Park District  •  315 Chicago Ave.  •  Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  •  (630)323-2626  •

Recreation - Special Events

Our Program Registration Form is located in the panel to the right. Click to download & print, then fax to 630-323-5362, mail or walk in. Please Note: Payment for classes is required to reserve a spot.



Christmas Walk

Friday, December 5th

Come join us for the town's annual Christmas Walk in downtown Clarendon Hills. It is an evening of fun for the whole family. Children will wait with anxious anticipation among the sparkling lights and luminaries for Santa's arrive at 7:00pm at the Kenneth Sloan Triangle. Santa will visit with children after his arrival while his elves serve hot cocoa and cookies. Look for more information about the other activities at the Clarendon Hills Chamber of Commerce sponsored Christmas Walk in local papers and on the Chamber website as the date gets closer. Mark your calendars now so you don't miss this spectacular family event.

Santa Train (formerly Polar Express)

Saturday, December 6th

All Aboard for an eventful ride filled with activities, stories, singing and treats-- and a surprise visitor! The train leaves from the Clarendon Hills Train Station at 1:00pm and heads North (of course) toward the North Pole (Aurora Train Station). Once we arrive we will enjoy cookies and milk (water also available) and await the arrival of Santa Claus before we head back home. Santa will travel back with us to have time to visit iwth families for pictures. Ever child receives a special gift from Santa. This trip is open to Clarendon Hills residents ONLY.

** Please note the Santa Train event is FULL**


Letters from Santa

Ho ho ho! BELIEVE- how magical to recieve a letter from Santa- with information only Santa would know. Share in the excitement as your child reads their personalized letter filled with Christmas spirit Note: Please fill out the Child Information Sheet and return to the park district office. Click Here for Information Sheet.

Code: 863300-01
Fee: $5 per letter


Clarendon Hills Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest

Wednesday, December 17th

It's the most wonderful time of the year-- does your house sparkle with holday spirit? Clarendon Hills residents are invited to enter the CHPD's Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest. All houses will be judges on creativity, originality and arrangement. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winnders. Please call the park district at (630) 323-2626 to register. On the evening of Wednesday, December 17th , the judges will view all entries between 5:30 -6:30pm. This contest is FREE and open to all residents of Clarendon Hills. . *Only rule of the contest: All lights and decorations MUST be put on your house by you and your family members.


Deadline to enter the contest is Monday, Decmber 15th by 5:00pm.

Prizes will be awarded for

1st Place- $30 The English Garden Flower Shop

2nd Place- $20 Daily Scoop Gift Card

3rd Place- $10 from TBD

Contest winners will be notified no later than 5:00pm on December 19th.





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