Events List

21 Jun 2018 Gnome, Elf, and Fairy Festival 6/21/2018 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.

21 Jun 2018 Regular Board Meeting 6/21/2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 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.

22 Jun 2018 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - Beethoven & Beyond 6/22/2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Beethoven’s exhilarating Symphony No. 7 in A Major and Dvorák’s charming Czech Suite  open the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony’s 2018 season of Concerts in the Park.

Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.

23 Jun 2018 Community Health Fair 6/23/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by the City of Park Ridge, Park Ridge Community Health Commission, and the Park Ridge Park District. The event features health, fitness and wellness providers; product and services demos; and fitness demos featuring 15-20 minute workouts.

23 Jun 2018 Kids' Fishing Clinic 6/23/2018 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.

24 Jun 2018 Family Concert at Prospect Park - Animal Farm 6/24/2018 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

The band’s original songs explore themes of social and emotional learning through the eyes of animal friends. Arrive early to stuff a farm animal for a minimal fee.

29 Jun 2018 Mud Day 6/29/2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

29 Jun 2018 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - America the Beautiful 6/29/2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Celebrate America’s magnificent landscape with Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite and works by Aaron Copland and Richard Rodgers.

Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.

30 Jun 2018 Gone Fishin' Derby 6/30/2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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

3 Jul 2018 Park Ridge July 3rd Fireworks Celebration 7/3/2018 6:30 PM - 10:00 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!

4 Jul 2018 4th of July Party 7/4/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the holiday with some old fashioned pool games at this family friendly event! Compete in a water balloon toss and family fun relays. Adults can even participate in cannon ball contests!

6 Jul 2018 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - Spanish Soundscape 7/6/2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Enjoy a “virtual visit” to Sunny Spain through the music of Bizet, Massenet, Fauré, and Rimsky-Korsakov, with his colorful Capriccio Espagnol.

Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.

7 Jul 2018 Winter in July 7/7/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

It’s hot outside, so come celebrate winter! See how accurately you can throw a snowball, make a snow man the quickest, and how fast you can freeze your face. Let it snow!

12 Jul 2018 Capture the Flag 7/12/2018 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? 

13 Jul 2018 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - Taste of Tchaikovsky 7/13/2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Selections from Tchaikovsky’s exquisite ballet scores, plus his masterful Symphony No. 5 in E minor. 

Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.

14 Jul 2018 Les Mills BODYPUMP 106 Launch Party 7/14/2018 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

We are launching the new release of BODYPUMP featuring new music, new choreography, and more fun! 

14 Jul 2018 Jersey Day Public Skate 7/14/2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Wear your favorite Chicago sports team jersey and receive $1 off public skate admission at Oakton Ice Arena!

15 Jul 2018 Sundae Funday 7/15/2018 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

July 15th is National Ice Cream Day...Celebrate with a sundae at Prospect Park! Stop by for a sweet treat on a hot day.

16 Jul 2018 Infection 7/16/2018 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic Infection Tag? Infection is a prairie-wide fight to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of infected players. 

16 Jul 2018 Les Mills BODYATTACK 101 Launch Party 7/16/2018 7:05 PM - 8:00 PM

We are launching the new release of BODYATTACK featuring new music, new choreography, and more fun!

19 Jul 2018 Movies in the Park: Coco 7/19/2018 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!

19 Jul 2018 Regular Board Meeting 7/19/2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 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.

20 Jul 2018 Family Campfire 7/20/2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 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! 

20 Jul 2018 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - Broadway's Best 7/20/2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Familiar medleys from classic Broadway shows, plus highlights from Hamilton , Chicago , and other recent Broadway hits.

Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.

22 Jul 2018 Free Summer Workout in the Park - Yoga 7/22/2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Enjoy Y’Outside Yoga at Wildwood Nature Center! Class is free; no registration required.

22 Jul 2018 Family Concert at Prospect Park - Jodi Koplin & The Jigglejam Band 7/22/2018 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Get ready to wiggle, jiggle, and giggle with Jodi as you sing and dance along to her imaginative and engaging tunes.

25 Jul 2018 Capture the Flag 7/25/2018 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? 

27 Jul 2018 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - A Tribute to Benny Goodman 7/27/2018 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Enjoy a bonus concert by the Brian Patti Big Band! Legendary jazz clarinetist and band leader Benny Goodman had an indelible impact on music history, ushering in the swing era of the 1930’s with an array of memorable tunes. 

Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.

28 Jul 2018 Sand Volleyball Tournament 7/28/2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 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.

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