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.


 

Cardboard Regatta

Sunday, August 27 at 6 pm

Cardboard Regatta

Set sail in our very first cardboard regatta boat race at the Aquatic Center. Grab a friend and construct a boat using only cardboard and duct tape, and then test out your team’s boat building skills in the water of the Proesel Park Family Aquatic Center.

Awards will be presented to teams in the fastest boats, and in other categories based on creativity, team spirit and more.

Teams consist of two individuals within the division age range. All participants must be at least 10 yrs of age.  Registration Deadline: August 21, 2017.

READ THE OFFICIAL BOAT-BUILDING RULES

Divisions:

Youth & Teen (10-17 yrs)
Adult: 18+ years
Family: (Adult/Youth combo)
Fee: R $25/NR$32 (Fee includes facility entry for the team and two spectators. Additional spectator tickets available for $2 ea.)

Register Online


Touch-a-Truck

Saturday, September 9 from 10AM-Noon
Parking lot behind Village Hall

Kids, here’s your chance to sit in the driver’s seat of fire trucks, police cars, and other equipment! Children and their parents or caregivers are encouraged to explore and learn how these big rigs play a part in keeping Lincolnwood running smoothly. We’ll also have a bounce house and trackless train for kids to enjoy. Parking is available along N. Kostner Avenue. Free!

Sponsored by:

NorthShore University HealthSystem

Physicians Immediate Care - Lincoln & Peterson


Family Fun Fest

Sunday, September 17 from 1-3PM
Lincolnwood Centennial Park – 6801 N. McCormick Blvd.

Our annual Family Fun Fest features a family-friendly afternoon in the park featuring crafts, a bounce house, outdoor games, flexible flyer design, and more! Parking is available at the lot located just north of the McCormick/Northeast Parkway intersection and at Lincolnwood Town Center. Dogs on leash are welcome. Free!

Sponsored by:

Physicians Immediate Care - Lincoln & Peterson

RCN Chicago


Pumpkins in Proesel Park

Saturday, October 21 from 1-3PM
Proesel Park Shelter – 6915 N. Kostner Ave.

No tricks, just treats at our annual “Pumpkins in Proesel Park” Halloween Party. We’ll have crafts, a bounce house and Halloween-themed games. Costumes strongly encouraged! Free!

Sponsored by

NorthShore University HealthSystem
Physicians Immediate Care - Lincoln & Peterson
RCN Chicago
BankFinancial


Community Park Play Dates

Thursdays, June 22 – August 10

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