Special Events

Through community partnerships and the sharing of resources with public entities, we’re pleased to offer a comprehensive special event lineup. Check back often for new events! Interested in being a corporate sponsor of one or more of our special events? Contact Linda Vering for details.


 CANCELLED: Best Friends Walk (Community Dog Walk)

Our “Best Friends Walk” Community Dog Walk in Centennial Park on April 30 HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to weather. Please stay tuned for a new date/time for this event.

Lincolnwood Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Monday, May 29 at 10:20 AM
Kostner Ave. & Pratt Ave.

The annual Lincolnwood Memorial Day Parade will start at the corner of Cicero and Pratt Avenues at approximately 10:20 am, and then travel east on Pratt Avenue, turning north on Keeler Avenue, ending in Proesel Park at Madeleine’s Garden. Following the parade, a ceremony will take place in Madeleine’s Garden at approximately 11 am. Learn more about the parade and NEW bike parade for kids 8 and under.

Community Park Play Dates

Community Park Play Dates

Join in on the fun at Lincolnwood parks throughout the summer! Each Thursday starting June 22 through August 10, the fun crew will roll up to a different Lincolnwood park to provide a jam-packed hour of fun, including active games, outdoor crafts, and more! No registration required. For all ages. See the full schedule.

Thursday Evenings June 8 – July 27
Proesel Park
7055 N. Kostner Ave.

The 2017 Lincolnwood Thursday Night Summer Concert Series is a perfect way to enjoy warm summer nights in beautiful Proesel Park. Thursday evenings in June and July feature live music, free children’s activities, and bingo with great prizes! The concerts are located near the big tent in Proesel Park (7055 Kostner Ave.) in front of the Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center, where ample parking is available. You’re welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic refreshments or purchase food and beverages from our concession stand, which will remain open during the event. Line-up of bands and activities.

  • 6-8:30pm – Free bingo & a fun inflatable activity for kids 
  • 6:30-8:30pm – Free face painting
  • 7-8:30pm – Live music