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

Special Events

Prospect Park Campfire
Friday, September 28
Prospect Park Counsel Ring

Join the Park District as we sit around the campfire eating ooey-gooey s'mores and singing good ole' fashion campfire songs! Kids will have a chance to participate in some glow-in-dark games during our night under the stars. All you need is a roasting stick for your marshmallows and your own flashlight. We'll supply the rest!
*Free for all residents of all ages.

Pumpkin Masterpieces
Wednesday, October 24
Community Center

Grab your friends for some after school Halloween fun. Let your imagination unfold to create your own pumpkin design using paints. Pumpkins and pizza will be provided. Dress in your paining clothes – we will be using some non-washable paints. This is a popular event and may fill before the deadline.

Min/Max: 10/35
Ages:  3-12 year olds (3-5 years old with adult)
Fee R/NR:  $5/$6
Code Reg. Deadline
865300-02  October 19

Halloween House Decorating Contest
Thursday, October 25

Clarendon Hills is the place to be if Halloween if your family's favorite holiday. We are looking for the best decorated houses in town. Enter our Decorating Contest. All houses will be judge on creativity, originality, and arrangement. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Winners will receive a gift card to a local restaurant. Email your Name and Address to by Wednesday, October 25 at 5pm. House will be judged on the evening of Thursday, October 25 between 6-7:30pm. All decorations must be put up by you and your family members in order to participate. Winners will be announced via the Park District Facebook page on Friday, October 26.
*This is a free event for Clarendon Hills residents.

Letters From Santa

Ho ho ho! BELIEVE IN THE MAGIC OF SANTA. Share in the excitement with your child, who will receive a letter from Santa in the mail. Each letter will be personalized and filled with the Christmas Spirit. Pick up a questionnaire at the Park District office or from the website beginning November 1st.

Ages:  All Ages
Fee R/NR:  $5 per letter
Code Reg. Deadline
863300-01  December 7

Christmas Walk
Friday, December 7

Come join the Park District in downtown Clarendon Hills. Elves will be passing out hot chocolate and cookies at the Kenneth Sloan Triangle as they anxiously await Santa's arrival at 7pm.

Holiday Hangout Time
Wednesday, December 12
Community Center

It is the most wonderful time of the year. Invite your grandparents for an early night out of festivities. We'll start the evening off with holiday crafts followed by a light diner. The evening will end with a fun game of BINGO. Everyone will leave with a smile spreading the holiday cheer.

Min/Max: 10/45
Ages:  All Ages
Fee R/NR: 

$8/$10 per couple
$5/$7 add’l child and/or grandparent

Code Reg. Deadline
899100-01  December 7

Gingerbread House Decorating
Friday, December 14
Community Center

With festive music playing in the background decorate your own gingerbread house. Pizza and drinks will be served as you spend time with your friends selecting the perfect combination of candies and icing to complete your house. Gingerbread houses are preassembled. Parents are welcome to stay and assist. This is a popular event and may fill before the deadline.

Min/Max: 10/25
Ages:  5-12 years old
Fee R/NR: 


Code Reg. Deadline
862100-01  December 7

Lunch with Santa
Sunday, December 9
Community Center

Beat the lines at the mall and spend a relaxed afternoon with Santa ringing in holiday cheer with music, crafts and lunch. Santa is excited to decorate cookies with all the little ones and listen to what is on their "Wish List".

Min/Max: 45/150
Ages:  All Ages
Fee R/NR: 

$12/$15 per person
(under 12 months is free)

Code Reg. Deadline
864100-01 December 12

Itsy Bitsy New Years Eve
Friday, December 28
Community Center

Tots and tykes are invited to ring in 2019 with friends and family. Mark your calendar to get a head start on the celebrating with the new family event. Themed activities will make the time fly by until the countdown and sparkling cider toast at 12pm. Light snacks will be served.

Min/Max: 10/45 Couples
Ages:  3-6 years old with adult
Fee R/NR: 

$12/$15 per couple
$6/$7 add’l child or adult

Code Reg. Deadline
862100-02 December 21

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