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.

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 face painting by Rosa Flor Designs, a bounce house, obstacle course and Halloween-themed games. Costumes strongly encouraged. Free! More informationFREE!


41st Annual Lincolnwood Turkey Trot 5K/10K Race, 5K Fitness Walk & Drumstick Dash

Sunday, November 19 at 8:45 AM
Proesel Park (7055 N. Kostner Ave.)

Lace up your running shoes and join us for the 41st annual Lincolnwood Turkey Trot (1976-2017). This CARA Certified, USATF-Certified (IL-14162-JW), chip-timed 5K/10K race and 5K fitness walk takes you through scenic Lincolnwood, featuring a flat, fast course perfect for novice as well as experienced runners and walkers. For our youngest athletes (6 years of age and under), the Drumstick Dash is the perfect way to round out this historic running event! Advance registration required. More information.


5th Annual Lincolnwood Lights Holiday Celebration

Monday, December 4 at 5 pm (Candy Cane Hunt at 4:30 pm)
Lincolnwood Village Hall Promenade – 6900 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lincolnwood Lights

We invite you to celebrate the holiday season with hot chocolate, music from Lincoln Hall’s Chorale group and the ceremonial lighting of the holiday lights. The kids will also enjoy a surprise visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, who will make an exciting arrival by Fire Truck. We hope you’ll join us for this special holiday event.

New this year … Rudolph’s Candy Cane Hunt!

Our good friend Rudolph has left candy canes outside Village Hall. Come help us find them before Lincolnwood Lights! Dress according to weather. Ages 10 & under may search for candy canes. Limit 10 candy canes per child. Candy Cane Hunt starts promptly at 4:30 PM on December 4.