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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 23 upcoming events in and around the Oak Park Area. Use the search form above to find additional events.

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!
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!
Pop Up Design Studio
06/08/2018 to 08/24/2018
Free, 9AM-Noon Whether you have come for a tour or are strolling the neighborhood, come and join us in our Pop Up Design Studio outside the Home an...more!
Pedal Oak Park Tours
06/08/2018 to 09/30/2018
9:30AM, Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays Cost: $45/$40 (Trust members) Oak Park is home to the world’s largest collection of buildings designed by Fran...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!
Brookfield Summer Concert Series
06/22/2018 to 08/10/2018
Looking for a better way to relax after a long and hectic work week? Want something that won’t break the bank? Did you know that the village of Brookf...more!
Riverside Art Center's 2018 Members Exhibition
07/01/2018 to 07/28/2018
Our annual Members Exhibition and RAC Kids Shows will take place July 1-July 28, 2018. We invite all current RAC members and students to submit artwor...more!
Brookfield Zoo's Summer Nights
07/06/2018 to 08/18/2018
Brookfield Zoo's popular summertime event is back for a fifth season! Enjoy Brookfield Zoo in a new light with cooler evening weather, enhanced dinin...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!
The Hero's Wife
07/12/2018 to 08/18/2018
A thought-provoking new production is brought to you by the 16th Street Theater: The Hero's Wife, by Aline Lathrop and directed by Ann Filmer. Came...more!
Where We Are: Many Voices
07/13/2018 to 08/06/2018
The Oak Park Art League presents Many Voices, the second of a summer exhibition series exploring the idea of identity as a function of our inte...more!
Shop Outdoor Sale
07/20/2018 to 07/22/2018
Shop a wide assortment of jaw-dropping end-of-season sales at sidewalk displays courtesy of local businesses in Downtown Oak Park & Oak Park's Hemingw...more!
The 4th Annual Hemingway Running of the Bulls Race
The 4th Annual Hemingway 8K Running of the Bulls (4.97 miles) race event will commence at 7:45 a.m. adjacent to Scoville Park. This family-friendly co...more!
Friday's@Hemingways (on Saturday)
$20 for the public, Free to Foundation members. An ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month with ...more!
Kick off your weekend with an evening of foliage and fun at the Oak Park Conservatory’s Uncorked. This popular monthly event boasts live music, craft ...more!
2nd Annual Riverside Kayaking Regatta
Lifelong resident Scuff Gross served the Township of Riverside over 40 years and the Lions Club for over 60 years. He passionately loved being on the ...more!
River Fest
Get ready for a rockin' good time in Riverside's Centennial Park at River Fest! Presented by the Riverside Chamber of Commerce, this community event f...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!
Silent Movies on the Porch
08/03/2018 to 08/24/2018
Silent film festivals might not evoke images of noisey spectators, but the Pleasant Home Foundation's annual Silent Movies on the Porch event continue...more!
Ice Cream Social
Pleasant Home Foundation presents a good old fashioned Ice Cream Social! This popular annual event takes place Sunday, August 5th from 1-4PM and featu...more!
Art Dans la Rue
Savor art, food, wine, music, dance, and all things authentically French at Downtown Oak Park's acclaimed Art dans la Rue! This family-friendly street...more!
Wright Ride
Visit Oak Park is a proud sponsor of the 12th Annual Wright Ride, the summer's finest celebration of recreation and architecture! So grab your bike an...more!
There Goes The Neighborhood-Gangster Tour
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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