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The Oak Park Area offers a wide range of events throughout the year. To view a list of events in our area, select a month below or check out one of this months upcoming events! All information has been updated to the best of our knowledge. We recommend calling your chosen destination before you visit to verify times, dates or hours of operation.

Below is a list of the next 27 upcoming events in and around the Oak Park Area. Use the search form above to find additional events.

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Below is a list of the next 27 upcoming events in and around the Oak Park Area. Use the search form above to find additional events.

Jimi Hendrix Laser Experience
05/05/2018 to 05/26/2018
One of the legendary rock guitarists of the ‘60s performs the best of his double LP synchronized with a dazzling assortment of cosmic lasers and light...more!
Thursday Night Out
05/24/2018 to 08/30/2018
Every Thursday Night, 5 to 9pm. Start your weekends early at Thursday Night Out! Downtown Oak Park’s popular dine-around series Thursday Night Out ...more!
Slaid Cleaves
05/25/2018
8:00PM (doors open at 7PM) $23, $25 at the door Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his care...more!
Amazing Arachnids
05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
Join us for an aMAZEing time weaving your way through the new temporary exhibit—Amazing Arachnids! This engaging experience features two components: A...more!
The Back Room Storytelling
05/30/2018
7:30-9:00PM Tickets: $10 at the door Margaret Burk and Peter LeGrand present a custom curated showcase of storytellers that will move you! Order...more!
FLW Home and Studio Open House
06/02/2018
5-7PM The FLW Trust welcomes the community to a family-friendly, Free open house that includes a highlights tour of the Home and Studio. Kids get...more!
Laser Queen
06/02/2018 to 06/30/2018
We Will Rock You, your family and friends with classic rock favorites as you've never seen them before...synced to the dance of a dazzling array of co...more!
Day in Our Village
06/03/2018
A Day in Our Village provides an opportunity for current and prospective residents to discover the diversity and variety of civic, cultural, social se...more!
Kids Fishing Derby
06/03/2018
3-6PM (check in 2-3PM) (Register online prior to June 3) Riverside's First Annual Kids Fishing Derby will kick off June at the Swan Pond. Three ...more!
Night At the Museum
06/06/2018
7-8:30PM Come see the new exhibit on Fair Housing at 50! Oak Park River Forest Museum is adding evening hours to allow the whole community some...more!
Sip & Shop
06/07/2018
5-7PM Come shop for your Father's Day gifts and enjoy a free glass of champagne as well. Free gift wrapping and a 15% discount on all purchases ...more!
Storytelling
06/08/2018
7-9:00PM Come in and listen to storytellers! Or, tell a 7-minute story yourself! Eastgate offers the perfect venue for a drink, a bite and a story....more!
Rambles through Ridgeland Walking Tour
06/09/2018
2:00PM (approx 90 minutes) Tickets: $10, $8 (members) Take a walking tour along Lake St. and surrounding blocks while you learn about the histor...more!
Lavergne's Tavern Patio Party
06/09/2018
11AM Celebrating two years in business, Lavergne's is serving up a special Patio Menu, giveaways and free swag, and a Bags Tourney! Come on in and ...more!
Play + A Pint: Russian Transport
06/10/2018
2:00-4:00PM $12 (includes drink ticket) A rowdy Russian family in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn is on a daily hustle to achieve the American Dream. W...more!
There Goes The Neighborhood-Gangster Tour
06/10/2018
11AM and 1:30PM June 10, July 8, Sept 16 and Oct 14 This exterior tour visits 14 Oak Park-River Forest houses once owned by major hoodlums. Mob ...more!
You Can't Take It With You
06/14/2018 to 07/22/2018
Thurs-Sat at 8pm | Sun at 7pm General admission $32 | Seniors $27 |Students $15 | Children under 12 & dogs free | Preview $10 Can these two p...more!
Friday@Hemingway's
06/15/2018
$20 admission at door, Free to Foundation members Veronica Kott will entertain guests on this Friday in June with her singing and piano playing. Sh...more!
Ehlert Park Movie-The Greatest Showman
06/15/2018
Free It's that time of year for movies in the park! Come enjoy the outdoors while you watch an Oscar nominated movie- The Greatest Showman! Movie s...more!
Uncork Illinois
06/16/2018
1-9PM Wine aficionados will have a unique opportunity to sample over 150 wines from 15+ local wineries and taste locally-produced artisan foods. ...more!
Uncorked
06/22/2018
6:00-8:00PM $15 advance, $18 at the door Enjoy Summer at the Conservatory with music, wine and craft beer and appetizers on the fourth Fridays. ...more!
Rambles through Ridgeland Walking Tour
06/23/2018
2:00PM (approx 90 minutes) Tickets: $10, $8 (members) Take a walking tour along Lake St. and surrounding blocks and learn about the history, bui...more!
Women's History Walking Tour
06/24/2018
2:00PM (approx 90 minutes) Tickets: $10, $8 (members of League of Women Voters and Nineteenth Century Charitable Assoc.) Join museum guides for ...more!
Daughters of Ire
07/07/2018 to 07/29/2018
Saturdays/Sundays 3:00PM $24 general admission Ferocious, fragile and funny women from Irish legend claw their way into 2018. A modern Seanchai ...more!
There Goes the Neighborhood- Gangster Tour
07/08/2018
11AM and 1:30PM June 10, July 8, Sept 16 and Oct 14 This exterior tour visits 14 Oak Park-River Forest houses once owned by major hoodlums. Mob ...more!
The African Company Presents Richard III
07/28/2018 to 09/01/2018
Thurs-Sat at 8pm | Sun at 7pm | Plus special Wednesday, August 29 at 8pm General admission $32 | Seniors $27 | Students $15 | Children under 12 &...more!
There Goes The Neighborhood-Gangster Tour
09/16/2018
11AM and 1:30PM June 10, July 8, Sept 16 and Oct 14 This exterior tour visits 14 Oak Park-River Forest houses once owned by major hoodlums. Mob ...more!

 

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