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Free! In the Park Events
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Sat, Jun 3 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This summer, we are hosting a series of free events at our parks!

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June 3, 2023 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

Enjoy free In the Park events this summer at the Park District! This new entertainment series features concerts, movies, art, food, and games in our beautiful parks throughout Highland Park.

Weather cancellations will be announced 90 minutes prior. There are no rain locations or rain dates.

Registration is not required, just drop in and have fun!

Children’s Concert in the Park

Saturday, June 3 • 11am-noon

Nanny Nikki is a Grammy® Nominated Artist who loves to bring life to classic children’s songs as well as her original music.  Join her for a high-energy, interactive, musical show including sing-along songs, dancing, puppets and more!  Sing & Soar!

Location: The Preserve of Highland Park (1207 Park Ave W)

Lemonade in the Park

Wednesday, June 7 • 11am-noon

Sit, sip and read with the Park District of Highland Park! Lemonade is provided.

Locations: Old Elm Park (3420 Krenn Ave) & Woodridge Park (150 Barberry Rd)

Bingo in the Park

Tuesday, June 27 • 6-7:30pm

Calling all families! Bingo is for everyone! Prizes will include drawing tickets for a chance to win a grand prize. Bring a seat and some snacks and enjoy the game!

New Location: West Ridge Center (636 Ridge Road)

Doggie Beach Party

Sunday, July 9 • 11am-noon

Do you have a current dog pass? If so, you and your pup are invited to our Doggie Beach Party! We provide the music and treats-you provide a beach-ready doggie!

Location: Moraine Park (2501 Sheridan Rd)

Art in the Park

RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, July 25 • 4-5pm

Be creative with our team enjoying nature and tapping into our inner artists.

Note: This event was originally scheduled on Saturday, July 15 • 11am-noon

Location: Mooney Park (1160 Cavell Avenue)

Movie in the Park

RESCHEDULED to Saturday, July 29 • 9-11pm

Bring a comfortable seat and a picnic for a 30th anniversary showing of Jurassic Park.

Note: This event was originally scheduled on Friday, July 28

Location: Danny Cunniff Park (2700 Trail Way)

Play in the Park

Tuesday, August 1 • 11am-noon

Hula hoops, bubbles, music and more in your local park. Hop on out and play!

Location: Sleepy Hollow Park (2755 Trail Way)

Concert in the Park

Sunday, August 27 • 2-3pm

Since 1996, Chicago’s Rhythm Rockets have been delivering their brand of vintage rhythm & blues, with songs influenced by the sax-driven bands of the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. Spend this bluesy Sunday afternoon relaxing in the park with the Rhythm Rockets.

Location: Memorial Park (405 Prospect Ave)

Movie in the Park

Friday, September 1 • 8-10pm

Bring a comfortable seat and a picnic for a 20th anniversary showing of Finding Nemo.

Location: West Ridge Park (636 W Ridge Rd)