Visit Oak Park can assist can assist you in planning your group tour.
Services we offer include:
- Assistance in choosing a property to compliment your event and submit a request for proposal.
- Provide a pre-convention familiarization tour of Oak Park Area.
- Furnish quantities of the current Visitor Guide on, or prior to, your event.
- List the bureau 800 number for visitor information on pre-show publications.
- An information table with area brochures can be set up during your event.
- For our larger conventions, a host is available to assist at registration.
- Hyperlinks available to the CVB website (www.visitoakpark.com)
- Assistance in planning "off property" spouse, leisure & recreational programs.
- Photo CD of Oak Park Area is available.
- Events that are "open to the public,” may be included on our website and printed calendar of events.
- Help promote your event by sending press releases to local media.
Please allow us the privilege of assisting you with your event. Call the Oak Park Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (708) 524-7800 or submit a request for proposal.
Be inspired to visit to the Oak Park Area! Here are just some ideas that can be customized for your group:
Experience the evolution of architecture from Victorian painted ladies to early 20th century George W. Maher and Frank Lloyd Wright designed homes, bungalows and modern lines – all on the same block! Many of our member suburbs offer historic walking tours and house tours throughout the year.
Let the Oak Park Area be the hub of your visit to the Chicagoland area. Stay at nationally known hotels and B&B’s in the area, or near O’Hare International Airport. The area is served by three major expressways, the Metra rail and public transportation – making it a snap to get around. Shop national retailers, unique boutiques and art galleries. Dine in restaurants that will tickle any tasebud.
The Oak Park area is easily accessed by car, plane and public transportation – ensuring the whole class can make it in for the reunion. Nationally known hotels and intimate bed and breakfasts will satisfy the savviest traveler. Your group can enjoy sophisticated wine bars, jazz brunches and customized tours of the local attractions.
Unique meeting spaces in the Oak Park area offer a variety of options for your presentations. Traditional classroom space with internet access or a formal gathering in a historic home are just a few options.
- City Ventures, Inc.
High quality, innovative tours and events custom designed for your group. Unique tours in the Oak Park and Chicago area featuring architecture, gardens, art, museums, culture, and ethnic neighborhoods. Serving conferences, reunions, spouse programs, and visitors. Creative solutions to fit your budget.
The Oak Park area holds a wealth of shopping options. Antiques, boutiques, art galleries, jewels, stained glass, kites, books, toys – you’re bound to find what your heat desires here.
Bring your group for a customized shopping excursion.
The Oak Park area offers a variety of field trip options for elementary, middle, high school and college students. Literature with Hemingway, Sky Shows at the Cernan Earth & Space Center, botanicals at the Conservatory and architecture tours are just some of the of the field trips you can offer your students.
The Oak Park area is pedestrian and stroller friendly! Parks, a Children’s Museum, Gardens and Conservatories are family friendly and great places for curious and energetic visitors. Many of our members are kid friendly and will work to accommodate your families needs.