Park Ridge Park District

Kite Fest

Event date: 5/7/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Export event

Kite Fest

Enjoy a day of good old fashioned kite flying and picnicking with family and friends. Bring your favorite kite or purchase one on site. Watch fantastic kite flying demonstrations from Chicago Kite Company along with music, concessions, inflatables, and games. Wind or no wind, be a part of this fun and exciting event. Admission is free; however, some activities may have a small fee.

Ages All ages
Location Hinkley Park
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Park Ridge Park District Receives GFOA Finance Award

The Park Ridge Park District has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the Park District and its management. This is the 35th consecutive year the Park District has received the award.

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Year in Review

In 2016, the Park District has implemented so many wonderful programs and improved facilities. Read a Year in Review from Executive Director Gayle Mountcastle, as well as a 2016 financial recap and how your taxes make a difference in the community.

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#UnplugParkRidge

To celebrate summer, the Park District has launched a 12-week campaign - Unplug Park Ridge, which is part of a larger Unplug Illinois campaign. Throughout the summer, we will share how our staff and Board unplugs with the Park Ridge Park District, profiles of places you can unplug with the Park District, and benefits of parks and recreation. We also want to see how you unplug with the Park Ridge Park District! Share a photo or video on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag#UnplugParkRidge. Each week, we will randomly select someone to receive a great prize from the Park District. So, get out there and show us "What's Your Outlet?".

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