With over 800 Festivals & Events running year round, concerts that include the top touring musical acts, countless farmers markets and car shows in the Chicago Southland, the hard part isn’t deciding IF you should come but rather which event you ARE going to attend.
Whether it is Snow Day Festival at the Plum Creek Nature Center in January, Irish Fest at Chicago’s Gaelic Park in May, any of our year round farmers markets or Lansing Autumn Fest in October, you won’t have to travel far to find family friendly activities for any age.
Due to COVID-19 recommendations, many events in the Chicago Southland are being postponed or cancelled. Please check the event website or call the number listed to get up-to-date information on specific events. For more information on the Restore Illinois plan, please click here. Although events may be postponed or cancelled, virtual events are still taking place.
For a current list of virtual events taking place throughout the Chicago Southland, please click here.
Below are the next 5 upcoming Holiday events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.
18200 84th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
Celebrate Spring at the Canine Campus with a bone-afide egg hunt for our four legged friends. Will your pet find the special golden egg for a special prize? Other activities include a spring theme photo area. Easter Bonnet contest, crafts, raffles and more!
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16801 South 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
Celebrate Earth Day with hands-on games, scavenger hunts and activities as you stroll through our StoryWalk. The Wind will be blowing in the kite fly on McCarthy Field, bring a kite to fly and fill the sky! Stop by the warming Bon Fire for roasted marshmallows.
153rd Street Metra Station, Orland Park, IL
Come cheer on our happiest participants in the 50 yard, everyone wins dash! No pre-registration required for this free event. The first heat will start at approximately 7:30 p.m. Sign up near the Liberty Run start/finish line. Awards to all participants. FEE: FREE
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15600 West Avenue, Orland Park, IL
Come out to Centennial Park to celebrate Independence Day! Pack a blanket, lawn chairs, your favorite snacks & beverages as Mellencougar rocks the park, playing the best of John Cougar Mellencamp & so much more! Concert at 7:15PM, Fireworks at 9:30PM
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Centennial Park Warming House
15600 West Avenue at Fun drive, Orland Park, IL
Gather the family and head out to Centennial Park to join us for a fun-filled day of fall themed activities. Visit OrlandParkRec on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & orlandpark.org/events for more details in the summer. Recreation events are subject to change. REGISTRATION INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN AUGUST. Rain Date Location: Crescent Park,9705 West 142nd Street, Orland Park.
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