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.
Below are the next 11 upcoming Parade events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.
3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL
Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy!
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Palos Park Recreation Center
8901 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, IL
Boys and ghouls of all ages are welcome to join us on the Village Green for our annual outdoor, judged costume parade. We will move into the gym following the parade for a night for fun games, surprises, crafts, and more. Admission $3-5
6PM Check in for Parade; 6:15 Parade begins; 6:30 Games and crafts
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5162 West Court Street, Monee, IL
Join the Village of Monee for a FREE evening for the kids to take a hay ride, costume contest, Trunk-or-Treat, DJ and more at Firemen's Park.
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Mokena Elementary School
11244 Willowcrest, Mokena, IL
Children's crafts, pictures and lunch with Santa, balloon artist, waxed hands, parade, family dance.
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Crete Country Christmas Lodge
Cass & Main Streets, Crete, IL
Come enjoy ice sculptures, a light parade, crafts, fabulous food, a huge bonfire and live music throughout the weekend.
F 5-10:30PM; Sa 8AM-10:30PM
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Oak Park Avenue Metra Train Station
17375 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
Come see what's happening for the holidays!! Tree Lighting, Holiday Market, Entertainment, Ice Carving, Photos with Santa, Rides, Parades and so much more!
F 6-9PM; Sa & Su 12-5PM
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Western Avenue from Walnut to Grove
12900 West Western Avenue, Blue Island, IL
Free rides for the kids and shopping at our Kringle Mart. Parade kicks off at 5:30 pm followed by pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
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Throughout the Village
A community celebration taking place throughout the Village. Pancake breakfast, crafts, entertainment, Santa and lighted parade. Like the Village of Peotone on Facebook for schedule.
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Posen Civic Center
14401 South Campbell Avenue, Posen, IL
The Polar Express will play. Hot cocoa and cookies with Santa
12-6PM; Sa 11AM Parade
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Cicero Avenue Corridor
151st to 159th on Cicero Avenue, 15536 Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
The Oak Forest Fleadh includes customer appreciation parties, a 5K run/walk, an open streets event (ride, blade, skate), a family parade and a pub and restaurant open house.
5K 8:30AM; Open Bike ride 10AM; Parade 11AM; Pub & Restaurant open house 5PM-3AM
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Downtown Tinley Park
Along Oak Park Avenue, 183rd to 171st Street, Tinley Park, IL
The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 1PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses.
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