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

Special Events

Count the Jelly Beans
March 1-30

Visit the Park District Community Center to guess how many jelly beans are in the jar.  Stop by between March 1- 30 to submit your guess (limit one guess per child).  Two prizes (not the jelly beans) will be awarded for the guesses closest to the count. This contest is for children ages 3-12.

Morning with Easter Bunny
Friday, March 30
8:30-10:30am Breakfast & Activities
9:30-10:30am Magic Show
CH Middle School

Registration deadline March 28 (may fill earlier).
Code#: 866100-01
Fee: $5 a person (including adults)

Start the day with a HOP!  Join us and the Easter Bunny for a fun morning filled with a magic show, lite breakfast bites, face painting and balloon art.  Pre-registration is required for this special event- no walk-ins.  Must be registered for the event to attend Magic Show.

Friday, March 30
Prospect Park

No registration is required for this event.

3-4 year old              10:50am start
5-8 year old              11:10am start
9-12 year olds          11:30am start

Join us for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Prospect Park! Don't forget to bring a basket to fill with colorful eggs.  Many eggs have a special prize, so make sure you check each egg before you leave so your child can collect their special prize.  Meet at CH Middle School to be led out to the park for the hunt. clement weather location Prospect Park Tennis Courts OR Clarendon Hills Middle School Gym, check for updates on FACEBOOK.

Daddy Daughter Date Night – Princess Ball
Friday, April 6
CH Middle School

Registration deadline April 2 (may fill earlier)
Fee R/NR: $40/$50 per couple
$8/$10 additional daughter

Invite your little princess to a night of dinner and dancing.  Dads and daughters will start the night with a craft, and dinner before the dancing begins.  The photo booth will be open throughout the night to capture the special moments for the couple and friends.  We’ll finish the evening with a sweet dessert.  Each couple will leave with a memento to remember their special evening.

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, May 21
Prospect Park Pavilion

Spend the morning outdoors to celebrate Earth Day with building a bird feeder and planting a flower. Take part in games and face painting. Don’t forget to do some spring cleaning and bring gym shoes and crayons to our recycling station.

May The 4th Be With You
Friday, May 4
Community Center

Registration is required.
Code: #868200-01
Free R/NR: $30$38 per couple (child/adult); $6/$8 each add'l family member

Grab your light saber and come dressed as your favorite character to meet Darth Vader and a Jedi Knight.  The evening will be filled with photo ops, galactic games and activities. This family event includes pizza and drink.

Concert in the Park with Jeanie B! and Sidewalk Chalk Fest
Friday, June 22
Prospect Park Pavilion

Head to Prospect Park for a free children's concert. Beep bop to the music by award winning children's entertainer, Jeanie B! After the concert the Park District is hosting a Sidewalk Chalk Fest from 11:45am-12:30pm. Decorate the park pathway into a work of art. Chalk will be provided.

Ice Cream Social
Thursday, July 12
Prospect Park Pavilion

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month and join us at Prospect Park Pavilion for vanilla ice cream with yummy toppings to choose from to create your ice cream sundae. Arrange to meet your neighbors or new families while enjoying the park and a frosty treat.

Fishing Derby
Saturday, July 14
Prospect Park Ponds

Grab your pole and head over to Prospect Park for our Annual Fishing Derby. The pond will be stocked with farm-raised catfish and bass for the event. Trophies will be awarded for the Longest Fish caught in each age group; 7 & under, 8-12, 13-17 and 18 & under. This is a catch and release event and a two pole limit will enforced. Don't forget to bring a bucket, bait and fishing pole. This is a free event for Clarendon Hills residents.

Movies in the Park
Thursday, July 19
Lions Park on Byrd Court

Activities start at: 7:45pm
Movie starts at: 8:15pm

The Easter Bunny's teenage son E.B heads to Hollywood determined to become a rock-n-roll drummer where he meets Fred O'Hare, a human who has his own lofty goals. Back on Easter Island, a power hungry chick plots to take over the Easter organization. It's up to E.B. and Fred to save Easter.

Friday, August 17
Prospect Park

Activities start at: 7:15pm
Movie starts at: 7:45pm

Moana, an adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, she meets the mighty Demigod Maui and convinces him to help her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers her own identity.

Touch A Truck
Friday, August 17
Prospect Park

Come out for TRUCK LOADS of FUN at our Touch-a-Truck event in Prospect Park (Prospect School Parking Lot). It is a family event that showcases many types and kinds of transportation, trucks and machinery. It is an open, FREE family friendly event that gives children (and adults) a chance to see, up-close, the large machines that make us go "ooooohhhh and ahhhhhhh". From dump trucks to fire engines and large machinery equipment, your child will be able to climb on it all! (Event moved to August for 2018 due to the Park Operation Facility construction project scheduled to conclude in late September).

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