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

Aimee Beaubien: Twist Affix
10/29/2017 to 12/02/2017
Artist’s Talk: Saturday, November 11, 3pm Opening Reception: Sunday, October 29, 3-6pm Beaubien's recent collage-based installations map networks...more!
Shopper's Rewards Program
11/01/2017 to 12/25/2017
Save your receipts when you shop and dine in Downtown Oak Park between November 1 and December 25, 2017.Receive $50.00 in Shopper’s Reward certificate...more!
Laser Led Zeppelin
11/04/2017 to 11/25/2017
11/4, 11/11, 11/25 Legendary hits from Led Zeppelin are accompanied by laser graphics and fulldome visual effects. And yes... the show does include...more!
Artist Member Fall Exhibition
11/10/2017 to 12/01/2017
Opening Reception - November 10, 7-9pm Biannual exhibition featuring self-selected work from Oak Park Art League Artist Members. Participants are e...more!
Guatemalan Sojourn
11/12/2017 to 12/15/2017
Artist Reception November 12, 2:00-4:00PM Nick Bridge, a celebrated artist and Oak Park resident, presents works based on his encounter with Guatem...more!
Holiday Lights
11/17/2017 to 12/31/2017
Give the gift of happiness every holiday season. Indulge in the Artistic in the Oak Park Arts District. The annual Holiday Lights celebration kicks of...more!
Winter Greens Market
11/21/2017 to 12/17/2017
Tuesday-Sunday 10AM-4PM Shop the Oak Park Conservatory's Winter Greens Market for a selection of winter greens for your home. An array of fresh gr...more!
Turkey Trot Hike
Walk off that turkey dinner on a special post-holiday guided hike on our trails. Register by 11/23. REGISTRATION: Call Trailside at 708-366-6530. ...more!
Holiday Flower Show - Fire & Ice
11/24/2017 to 01/07/2018
This year’s show tells a conservation story about the regenerative power that fire and frost can provide to ecosystems. The show features poinsettias...more!
Oak Park Festival Theatre's A Dickens Carol
11/25/2017 to 12/24/2017
Thurs-Sat at 8pm | Sun at 3pm Before Scrooge. Before Jacob Marley. Charles Dickens had his own ghosts to contend with. Announcing the world pr...more!
Unity Temple-Expanded Hours
11/25/2017 to 12/30/2017
11/25, 12/9, 12/16, 12/30 Experience Unity Temple for yourself! Guided tour hours will be expanded to selected Saturdays in November and December. ...more!
Elizabeth Berg, The Story of Arthur Truluv
7-9PM Please join us for an evening with the beloved New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg in celebration of her latest book, The Story ...more!
Holiday Walk & Festival of Windows
Live window displays, horse-drawn carriage rides and Santa and his reindeer and face painting are just part of the magic of the annual Holiday Walk & ...more!
Candlelight Walk
6-8PM Adults: $15.00/$23.00 Kids: $7.00/$11.00 Enjoy holiday carolers, chestnut roasting, holiday desserts and drinks! Children can visit with ...more!
University Band Christmas Concert
8:00PM, Free Festive performances for the evening will include “A Christmas Intrada” by Alfred Reed, “Adventum” by Jared Brown, “Winter Suite” by G...more!
Candy Cane Hunt
10:00am Sharp, Ages 0-8 years $1 donation to enter Get bundled up and come out to find all the candy canes you can in the Winter Wonderland of P...more!
Home for the Holidays
10AM-4PM, Free (Registration required) Take a complimentary tour of Wright's home decorated for the holidays as it appeared when his family live...more!
Winterfest + Cookie Walk
Participate in Downtown Oak Park’s annual Cookie Walk! A $20 participation fee (cash only) includes a souvenir cookie tin and a map of over 45 partic...more!
Sons of Serendip - The President's Holiday Concert
These soulful performers give Christmas classics a fresh sound that touches the heart and lifts the spirit. Finalists in America’s Got Talent, season...more!
Brookfield's Holiday Celebration
Kick off the Holiday Season with your family, friends and neighbors at Brookfield’s annual Holiday Celebration, presented by the Village of Brookfield...more!
Holiday Magic
12/02/2017 to 12/31/2017
Now in its 36th year, Chicagoland's largest and longest running lights festival is BACK featuring over one million twinkling LED lights!

Conservatory Holiday Open House
10AM-4PM FREE The holly jolly season is upon us! Poinsettias & Paperwhites will be on display and for sale among other holiday plants. Staff hor...more!
It's A Wonderful Life Pop-Up Bar
12/06/2017 to 12/27/2017
Wednesdays in December The Roosevelt Room transforms FitzGerald's SideBar into Nick’s, an “It’s a Wonderful Life” themed pop-up bar. This is a pla...more!
Picasso & Paris, A Salon with Gertrude Stein
11:30am Gathering, 12:00pm Lunch Lunch: $22 // Members: $18 Betsey Means portrays American poet and author Gertrude Stein (1874-1946). Stein wa...more!
Home for the Holidays
11AM-3PM, Free Catch the old fashion holiday spirit and celebrate the season in Downtown Oak Park this Saturday. • 10am - FREE special showing o...more!
Conley Johnson
7:30PM (doors open at 6:30) Members: $30 | General Admission: $35 | Students: $20 River Forest resident and Dean of the College of Performing A...more!


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