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Now through Jan 31st, 2021

Order your winter wreath making kit and make the perfect decoration for your front door. Make a wreath for yourself or a loved one to spread the holiday spirit. Kits include all the supplies needed to make one festive holiday wreath. Wreath making is a great activity for adults and kids 10 and up. Included in your kit is a Lincolnwood logoed mug to enjoy a cozy beverage will you make your wreath.


We are bringing the Cookie Cabins to you this season! Pick up your individual bag of supplies to help transform your kitchen into a creative station this holiday season. Frosting icicles, gumdrop gardens & wafer rooftops- the possibilities are endless! Each bag will contain a DIY cabin a protective table cloth, and abundant array of candy to decorate and a few small peices of holiday cheer for your home. One cabin per registration.
Reserve your cabin today!

DECember 31ST 10AM

Join us for the Village of Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department first Shoebox Float Parade! The theme of the parade is “It’s a Wonderful World”. The parade will take place on December 31st, New Years Eve, at 10:00AM. The parade will be aired on Lincolnwood TV and social Media.

What is a shoebox float parade? A shoebox float parade consists of handmade floats constructed out of boxes, trinkets, crafts, paint; whatever you can think of! On parade day, we will line up all of the floats and have a virtual parade. Commentators will announce the floats as the roll on by, while you anticipate the next float!

Floats must be submitted to the Village Hall Parks and Recreation Department by December 18th at 5PM.  Floats can be created anywhere, as a group, business or individual.

A submission form is required for each float.


There is no day like a snow day! Although we can’t control the weather, we want to give Jack Frost a little help this year by creating our own snowflakes! Let’s see how snowy Lincolnwood can be this winter! Snowflakes will be made of unfinished wood and approximately 3’x3’ in size. Stakes and bolts will be provided for you to put the snowflake in your yard. The snowflakes can be displayed in your yard all winter long. Let’s see how snowy Lincolnwood can be this winter! Flake options include:

  • Flake with Lights
  • Flake without Lights
  • Paint Kit 


December 19th, 10AM

Breakfast with Santa will be on-the-go this year! Stay at home in your pajamas and spend some time with Santa all the way from the North Pole via ZOOM while enjoying one of Santa’s favorite meals, breakfast! To participate in this special North Pole ZOOM, participants can register for one or all the North Pole To Go bag options. A minimum purchase of one bag is required to participate in the ZOOM.

Bag Option A: Pancake Breakfast Pack
This bag includes pancake mix, syrup, a special Santa plate and holiday spatula. This bag serves four people.

Bag Option B: Child’s Cheer Bag
This bag is packed with a festive craft, special coloring placemat, crayons, and magic reindeer food to help Santa’s reindeer find your house, a reindeer buddy and more! This bag is for one child.

Bag Option C: Santa’s Helper’s Bag (caregivers)
Have the grownups in your house been good this year, too? You can register for a Santa’s Helper mug filled with coffee, tea, chocolate and an ornament. This bag is for one adult.

With each registration, families will be able to ZOOM with Santa from the comfort of their home. Santa will say hello to everyone and read a special holiday story.

Pick up is available from December 14th through December 18th from 9am to 5pm at the Village Hall Parks and Recreation Department. Bags can be delivered curbside during those hours by calling 847.677.9740

School's Out

No school, no problem! Register for the School’s Out! program, which operates on half and full days off of school. Students will spend their days o playing games, creating crafty masterpieces,and taking on fun challenges with friends. Each day features a variety of fun-filled, themed activities. Advanced registration is required for each half and full day off of school. A Minimum of 10 participants is needed to run each day.

Contact us

(847) 677-9740

Open Hours

M-F: 9am – 5pm

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