Events List

20 Jun 2019 Park Board Meeting 6/20/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

21 Jun 2019 Gnome, Elf & Fairy Festival 6/21/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Dress up as an elf, gnome, or fairy and bring the family to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor magic. Build fairy houses, elf forts, and gnome gardens with natural materials. Listen to stories about these enchanting creatures, create crafts, and enjoy gnome geocaching. Before you fly away, paint your very own garden keepsakes to take home.

21 Jun 2019 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 6/21/2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony kicks off the Summer 2019 season with musical masterworks from the Heart of Europe.

22 Jun 2019 Park Ridge Community Health Fair 6/22/2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Check out the many health, fitness, and wellness options available to you in Park Ridge! Health and wellness vendors from the community will be on hand to answer your questions, demonstrate their services, and discuss how they can help you!

22 Jun 2019 Backyard Adventures: Creative Outdoor Spaces for Kids 6/22/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Amanda Thomsen, author of "Backyard Adventures", to discover creative, low-cost, and more importantly, easy ways to turn parts of your backyard into a nature-based play space that connects kids with the outdoors and taps into their imaginations.

22 Jun 2019 Kids' Fishing Clinic 6/22/2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Interested in attending the Fishing Derby but have never fished before? Attend the fishing clinic to learn how to cast and bait the hook, the differences between the fish, and other helpful tips.

22 Jun 2019 Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz 6/22/2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Work with Park staff to create a snapshot of the variety of wildlife that can be found at the Wildwood Nature Center prairie.

23 Jun 2019 Park Ridge History Center Open House 6/23/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Stop by the Park Ridge History Center, located at 721 N. Prospect Avenue (at Prospect Park), to learn about the early settlers of Park Ridge and the rich history of our wonderful community.

27 Jun 2019 Movies in the Park 6/27/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

It’s a SIT-in DRIVE-in! Remember what great fun it was to pile everyone in the car and head out to a drive-in movie? Well, it’s back...kind of! It’s a screen, it’s in a park, it's movies you love, and it’s TOTALLY fun! 

28 Jun 2019 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 6/28/2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Mark the upcoming Fourth of July holiday with an array of patriotic favorites.

29 Jun 2019 Gone Fishin' Derby 6/29/2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Come to Wildwood Nature Center for the Kids Fishing Derby at the Maine Park ponds. The ponds are stocked and the fish are biting!

29 Jun 2019 Mud Day 6/29/2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Get ready for some not-so-clean fun! Create mud pies, dirt people, and enjoy muck inspired activities for the whole family.

30 Jun 2019 Summer Family Concert at Prospect Park 6/30/2019 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Istvan & His Imaginary Band - Istvan’s irresistible mix of interactive rock ‘n’ roll, country, pop, punk, and sing-a-longs gets both children and parents alike dancing!

3 Jul 2019 3rd of July Fireworks Celebration 7/3/2019 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Bring a picnic (no alcoholic beverages or grills allowed) and relax before the fireworks begin. Enjoy the evening catching up with friends and family. Join the Park District’s party staff and DJ for an Interactive Dance Party at 6:30pm. Arrive early and get a great spot!

12 Jul 2019 Flamingo Friday 7/12/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Don't miss this luau and flamingo themed day, complete with fun prizes and games. Compete in our limbo and ring toss contests while wearing a grass skirt!

12 Jul 2019 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 7/12/2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Celebrate the height of summer – and the Taste of Park Ridge – with lively and colorful orchestral selections performed by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony.

14 Jul 2019 Park Ridge History Center Open House 7/14/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Stop by the Park Ridge History Center, located at 721 N. Prospect Avenue (at Prospect Park), to learn about the early settlers of Park Ridge and the rich history of our wonderful community.

16 Jul 2019 Pond Dippers 7/16/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Have fun as a family discovering what lurks beneath the surface of the pond. Dip and scoop with nets to catch lots of critters and maybe a few tadpoles! Learn all about life in the pond.

17 Jul 2019 First Responders Day 7/17/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Show your appreciation for the first responders who serve our community! Touch a fire truck, talk to a police officer, and hear ambulance sirens at this event.

19 Jul 2019 Family Campfire 7/19/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The entire family will enjoy the peaceful night air while sitting around a fire listening to stories, singing songs, and making everyone’s favorite - s’mores!

19 Jul 2019 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 7/19/2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

To culminate the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony’s 2019 season, the orchestra presents a showcase of Hollywood Heroes.

23 Jul 2019 Capture the Flag 7/23/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

What’s that lurking in the prairie grass? Is that a friend or foe? Are you on the attack or dropping back in defense? Can you capture the flag? Divide into teams, hide your flag, and the family friendly battle begins! 

25 Jul 2019 Park Board Meeting 7/25/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Board meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

26 Jul 2019 Shark Day 7/26/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling all Shark Week fans! We're celebrating all things shark at this new event, including fun games, prizes, and shark glasses.

26 Jul 2019 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 7/26/2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Always a favorite of Park Ridge audiences, the Brian Patti Big Band presents an evening of Dance Band Hits through the Decades – from the Swing Era to today!

27 Jul 2019 Country Farm Fair 7/27/2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy a day down on the farm! Pet cows, chickens, goats, and more in the petting zoo featuring over 20 animals.

27 Jul 2019 Sand Volleyball Tournament 7/27/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Park Ridge Youth Commission and Park Ridge Park District are hosting a Sand Volleyball Tournament! Enjoy casual competition, a live DJ, pizza, and water.

28 Jul 2019 Sundae Funday 7/28/2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Enjoy a sundae at the Splash Pad! Stop by between 12:00-12:30pm or 4:00-4:30pm for a sweet treat on a hot day.

28 Jul 2019 Park Ridge History Center Open House 7/28/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Stop by the Park Ridge History Center, located at 721 N. Prospect Avenue (at Prospect Park), to learn about the early settlers of Park Ridge and the rich history of our wonderful community.

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