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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.

 

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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.

Dates Event Name / Description Location Type
03/31/2017- 03/31/2017 Red Elvises
9:00PM, doors open at 7PM Tickets, $10 Formed in in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a so...More!
FitzGerald's Nightclub
6615 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL
Event
03/31/2017- 03/31/2017 Concordia University Band- Spring Concert
8:00 PM, Free Performances for the evening will include “American Overture for Band” by Joseph Willcox Jenkins, “On an American Spiritual” by David...More!
Concordia University, Chapel of Our Lord
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest, IL
(708) 209-3060
Concerts/Plays
03/31/2017- 04/09/2017 The Fantasticks
March 31, April 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30PM April 2 and 9 at 2:00PM Concordia's Collective will present the whimsical, poignant and romantic 1960's mus...More!
Madison Street Theatre
1010 Madison St.
Oak Park, IL
Concerts/Plays
04/01/2017- 04/01/2017 Special Concensus, Chris Jones and The Night Drivers
8:30PM (doors open at 7PM) $20 a superb bluegrass outfit in a classic vein but with more than enough modern sensibilities to attract every ear i...More!
Fitzgerald's
6615 Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL
(708) 788-2118
Concerts/Plays
04/05/2017- 04/05/2017 The Noble Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon
Our Noble Grapes tastings continue in April with Cabernet Sauvignon! Can't wait to serve you. ...More!
Careful Peach
1024 North Blvd
Oak Park, IL
708-383-3066
Event
04/05/2017- 04/05/2017 Making a First Class Suburb: The Story of Silsbee and Maher in Edgewater
7:00PM Free In anticipation of the April 9th "Walk and Talk about George W. Maher" in Edgewater, architect, Christopher Payne and architectural ...More!
The Pleasant Home
217 Home Ave
Oak Park, IL
708-383-2654
Event
04/05/2017- 04/05/2017 Chicago Is Not Broke
7-9PM Free Chicago's Mayor (and just about everyone else) claims that Chicago is broke. This book, a civic education project, refutes that clai...More!
Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL
708-383-8200
Event
04/06/2017- 04/06/2017 Robert Elder: Hidden Hemingway- Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak Park
7-9PM Free Robert Elder, Oak Park author and journalist will share stories from "Hidden Hemingway: Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak P...More!
Oak Park Public Library- Veterans Room
834 Lake St
Oak Park , IL
708-383-8200
Event
04/07/2017- 04/07/2017 Compass Rose Quartet
7:30PM (doors open at 7:00) Tickets: $20 General Admission ($15 for Pleasant Home Foundation members) Compass Rose Quartet’s original compositio...More!
Pleasant Home
217 Home Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
708-383-2654
Concerts/Plays
04/08/2017- 04/08/2017 Therapy Players
8:00Pm Tickets: $15 Laughs that Keep You Jung! How many psychotherapists does it take to make a crowd laugh? Come and find out when The Therap...More!
Open Door Repertory Theater
902 S. Ridgeland Ave
Oak Park, IL
(708) 386-5510
Concerts/Plays
04/08/2017- 04/09/2017 Ape Awareness Weekend
Swing on over to Brookfield Zoo to learn about the ape species that live in the ZOO'S Tropic World-- orangutans, western lowland gorillas and white-ch...More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Rd.
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
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04/08/2017- 04/15/2017 Brookfield Zoo's Breakfast with the Bunny
April 8, 9 and 15 9:00AM and 11:00AM seatings. $29.95 tickets include zoo admission/parking $21.95 tickets for children 3-11 Free for children 2...More!
Brookfield Zoo- Discovery Center
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8355
Event
04/14/2017- 04/14/2017 Brave Combo and Expo '76 Wedding Dance
8:30PM Tickets: $20 What do you do when you have two of the best party bands in the country and a big tent pitched for an upcoming wedding? You ...More!
Fitzgerald's
6615 Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL
(708) 788-2118
Concerts/Plays
04/16/2017- 04/16/2017 Brookfield Zoo's Easter Brunch
11AM and 1:30PM seatings offered $39.95 Adults, $29.95 children 3-11, Free for children under 2. Hop over to Brookfield Zoo for its scrumptious...More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Rd
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8355
Event
04/16/2017- 04/16/2017 Easter Sunday Brunch at the Carleton Hotel
Make your reservation now for our spectacular Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 16th from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Served in our beautiful Grand Ballroom. Fo...More!
The Carleton of Oak Park
1110 Pleasant Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708)848-4250
Event
04/18/2017- 04/18/2017 How Berwyn Is Going Green
7:00PM, open to the public Ruth Volbre of the City of Berwyn will share how the city is addressing green infrastructure and flooding issues such as...More!
Riverside Public Library
1 Burling Rd.
Riverside, IL
(708) 442-6366
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04/23/2017- 04/23/2017 Party for the Planet
Go "green" and head to Brookfield Zoo for its annual Party for the Planet celebration. Learn about the different ways you can make earth-friendly choi...More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
Event
05/04/2017- 05/04/2017 W. Kamau Bell
7PM, $33- includes a copy of his book Please join us in welcoming our dear friend W. Kamau Bell to discuss his first book, The Awkward Thoughts of ...More!
The Arts Center of Oak Park (Hemingway Museum)
200 N. Oak Park Ave
Oak Park, IL
708-386-9800
Event
05/07/2017- 05/07/2017 Historical Society of Oak Park River Forest 14th Annual Housewalk
1:00-5:00PM Tickets:$30 in advance, Day of: $30, Members price: $25 Join us on Sunday, May 7 for "Cummings & Goings" a tour of seven special Riv...More!
East Central section of River Forest
River Forest, IL
708-848-6755
Event
05/10/2017- 05/10/2017 The Noble Grape- Chenin Blanc
7:00PM, $25.00 Join the Peach for a fabulous ticketed event featuring the Noble Grapes Mark your calenders for May 10! The next Noble Grape of F...More!
Careful Peach
1024 North Blvd.
Oak Park, IL
(708) 383-3066
Event
05/11/2017- 05/11/2017 What's Happening in Riverside Lawn
7:00PM, Open to the public Join the Olmsted Society to hear an update on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District's project to buy Riverside Law...More!
Riverside Public Library
1 Burling Rd.
Riverside, IL
(708) 442-6366
Event
05/12/2017- 09/15/2017 Sculpture Walk
6th Annual Oak Park Sculpture Walk...More!
Oak Park Arts Distrct
Harrison St.
Oak park, IL
Event
05/14/2017- 05/14/2017 Mother's Day at Brookfield Zoo
11:00AM and 1:30PM seatings Pricing: $39.95 adults, $29.95 kids 3-11, 2 and under Free. (Pricing includes Zoo admission and parking) Make Mothe...More!
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Rd
Brookfield, IL 60513
708-688-8000
Event
05/16/2017- 05/16/2017 Joe Nesbo
7:00PM Tickets: $31.50 (All ticket holders will receive a FREE copy of the book, The Thirst, at the door.) The master of Norwegian noir, JO NESBØ ...More!
Grace Episcopal Church
924 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL
708-386-9800
Event
05/20/2017- 05/20/2017 Wright Plus Walk 150
9AM-5PM This year, Wright Plus 150 Architectural Housewalk celebrates the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth. Tour the living spaces d...More!
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
951 Chicago Ave
Oak Park, IL
(312) 994-4000
Event
05/28/2017- 05/28/2017 Walking Tours of Historic Riverside
2017 docent-led walking tours of this historic town are offered on the following Sundays at the Riverside Train Station on the East side of the main p...More!
Riverside Train Station
Riverside, IL
708-442-7675
Event
06/04/2017- 06/04/2017 Day in Our Village 2017
Each year on the first Sunday in June the Village sponsors A Day in Our Village, a community festival considered one of the premiere community events....More!
Scoville Park
Oak Park, IL
708.358.5407
Event
06/25/2017- 06/25/2017 Walking Tours of Historic Riverside
2:00-4:00 PM Docent-led walking tours of this historic town are offered on the following Sundays at the Riverside Train Station on the East side of...More!
Riverside Train Station
Riverside, IL
708-442-7675
Event
07/30/2017- 07/30/2017 Walking Tours of Historic Riverside
2:00-4:00 PM Docent-led walking tours of this historic town are offered on the following Sundays at the Riverside Train Station on the East side of...More!
Riverside Train Station
Riverside, IL
708-442-7675
Event
08/20/2017- 08/20/2017 Wright Ride 2017
Thank you to everyone involved in making this year's Wright Ride a success - riders, volunteers and sponsors! We look forward to seeing you at Wrig...More!
Oak Park, IL
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*NOTE: not all months have events listed
**Last updated on 03/27/2017










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