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

Oak Park Farmers Market
05/20/2017 to 10/28/2017
The Oak Park Farmers' Market offers high quality, locally grown produce in the friendly, historic Village of Oak Park. The market is a step back into ...more!
Portage: Duncan Anderson, George Blaha, and Dan Gamble
09/10/2017 to 10/21/2017
Opening Reception: Sunday September 10, 3-6pm. These three artists have made a portage, so to speak, to Riverside, which itself occupies an area ...more!
A Little Fright Music
10/01/2017 to 10/31/2017
Brilliant laser light performs to the spooky and silly music of Michael Jackson, Ray Parker Junior, Pink Floyd,Boris Pickett, The Doors, Sheb Wooley a...more!
We Are Enough
10/13/2017 to 11/03/2017
Opening Reception October 13, 7-9PM As part of the Oak Park Art League's Art for Social Change initiative, We are Enough calls for art that explore...more!
Oktoberfest
10/20/2017
6:30 PM $90/Adult The Oktoberfest Celebration is an evening dining event for adults to enjoy the culinary delights of Brookfield Zoo with a bou...more!
Fright At Night
10/20/2017
6-9PM $5 in advance, $7 at the door Half hour time periods are available to enter our darkened Conservatory! Limited tickets will be available...more!
An Evening At Trailside
10/20/2017
5:30-8:30PM Free Get up close and personal with your neighborhood nature center. Enjoy s’mores and storytelling around a campfire, take a flashl...more!
Art on Harrison
10/20/2017 to 10/21/2017
6-9PM Friday, 12-6PM Saturday Special activities take place within the galleries, restaurants, boutiques and businesses along Harrison Street. Th...more!
The 39 Steps: 1940's Radio Show
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
10/20, 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Performance 10/22, 2:30pm Reception, 3:30pm Performance Fifth Annual Co-Benefit sponsored by the Oak Park Festiv...more!
2017 RAC Annual Gala Fall Bacchanal
10/21/2017
6PM-Midnight Calling all gods, goddesses, and mere mortals! Join us for our annual gala in support of Riverside Arts Center! Wear your toga and dan...more!
Wonder-een`and Boo!
10/21/2017
6-8PM We are proud to present our First Annual Wonder-een and Boo! family fundraiser benefiting Wonder Works Children's Museum. Come dressed in you...more!
Fall Sidewalk Sale
10/21/2017 to 10/24/2017
Find great deals on Home Decor, Gifts, Collectibles, Accessories and Fashions. You'll find amazing savings in the Hemingway District! ...more!
Boo at the Zoo!
10/21/2017 to 10/29/2017
10AM-4PM Get a head start on some halloween fun! guests of all ages can show off their costumes, plus enjoy family friendly spooky fun activities...more!
There Goes The Neighborhood
10/22/2017
$30 General ticket, $27 Military and Senior 11:00 and 1:30 tours, depart from the Visitors Center at 1010 Lake St., Oak Park. This exterior tour...more!
Preserving the Harvest
10/22/2017
2-3PM Enjoy your harvest until spring with some new ideas for canning, freezing, and drying. Find joy in new, simple techniques to make life easier...more!
Cemetery Walk-Immigrants: They Get The Job Done
10/22/2017
$10 Members $15 Non-members Guided tours depart at 1:00PM and will leave approximately every 10 minutes until 2:00PM. Tour length: 2 Hours Im...more!
Creatures of the Night
10/22/2017
1:00PM Come discover what makes owls, bats and spiders night creatures. We’ll do hands-on explorations and a fun craft....more!
Howl-O-Ween
10/24/2017
6:00PM- Tower Lighting and Parade 7:00PM- Spooky Entertainment begins at Town Hall...more!
Restoring Wright Buildings to their Rightful Brilliance
10/24/2017
7:00PM Presented in conjunction with The Frederick Law Olmsted Society. Gunny Harboe of Harboe Architects will give an inside view of the processe...more!
Apres Paree: An Evening of Wine, Women and Song
10/27/2017
8:00PM, $27 Chanteuses Ty Cooper, Claudia Hommel and Elizabeth Doyle present an evening of French cabaret, jazz and tales of Paris from the women w...more!
Berwyn: Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl
10/28/2017
The dead will rise (again) to feed their instincts for a cult-classic zombie fest at the 8th Annual Roosevelt Road Zombie Walk & Pub Crawl on Sat, Oct...more!
Forest Park: Halloween Casket Races
10/28/2017
8PM-Midnight For a frightfully good time, get in the ‘spirit’ and join us for the 6th annual Casket Races. It’s fun to watch, but don’t miss out on...more!
Forest Park: Zombie Pub Crawl
10/28/2017
8:00PM-Midnight $10 Grab your friends, get decked out in your favorite Zombie garb and join the creepiest pub crawl this side of the grave. Trol...more!
Creatures of the Night-- Garfield Park Conservatory
10/28/2017
12PM-3PM $5 suggested donation, Free for Members Join us for a special Halloween treat at the Conservatory – live creatures including owls, sna...more!
Monsters on Main Street
10/28/2017
12-3PM Trick or treating in the Grand Boulevard & Broadway business districts followed by refreshments, pumpkin and taffy apple giveaways, and a co...more!
Historic Riverside Walking Tours
10/29/2017
2:00-4:00 PM Don't miss the final docent-led walking tour of this historic town for 2017. Meet at the Riverside Train station on the East side of t...more!
Monster House at Cheney Mansion
10/29/2017
12:00-2:30PM Send your kids to Cheney Mansion for lunch and to settle in to watch Monster House! Cheney is the perfect setting for this wonderful m...more!
Architect John Vinci: Presentation, Interview, Book Signing
11/02/2017
7-8PM, Discussion and Presentation Free The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will celebrate the life and work of acclaimed Chicago architect and preserv...more!
Autumn Wine Walk
11/04/2017
1-5PM What a great way to explore all that Madison Street has to offer! Visit 15+ locations while tasting wine and locally prepared small bites. Bo...more!
Brad Colerick's Wine and Song of South Pasadena
11/04/2017
8PM, doors open at 7:30 Tickets: $25, Seniors/Students $20 Launched by singer and songwriter, Brad Colerick, in southern California seven years ...more!

 

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