Chicago Park District & Grower Greater Englewood Invite the Public to Trail Mix Fest: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Climate Justice

Chicago, IL — July 16, 2024—The Chicago Park District's Young Cultural Stewards program, in partnership with Grow Greater Englewood, is thrilled to

Competition Heats Up This July as Knockout Outdoor Boxing Showcases Featuring Park District Athletes Continue

4th Annual Girls & Women Showcase hits Wicker Park, Daley Plaza Hosts Bouts Under The “The Picasso,” and more!

Where Creativity Meets Innovation: The Garfield Park Conservatory Opens New Artist's Garden Show on July 3

“The Creative Mind of George Washington Carver” will give visitors a peek

Chicago Park District Announces First-ever Gender Inclusive Policies, Practices, and Other Improvements to Support Members of the LGBTQIA+ Community and to Create a More Inclusive Park System

District launches new Gender Diversity Policy, DEI priorities, updates and strengthens employee trainings, hosts inclusive events, and make

Chicago Park District’s Switch On Summer Event at Buckingham Fountain Kicks Off 12th Season of ‘Night Out in the Parks'

101 artists and cultural organizations team up with the Park District to feature over 1,200 hours of safe, high quality, cultural programmi

Chicago Park District Introduces Three Pillars of Health to Support Launch of "May in Motion" Initiative and the Creation of a New Health Advisory Council

Wellness Wednesdays pop-ups, 'Go Runs, Free Fitness Week get Chicagoans into parks for free wellness activities starting in May. 

Chicago Park District's Cherry Tree Blossoms at Jackson Park Shy Away from Peak Bloom Due to Erratic Weather

On the bright side, the restored Moon Bridge in Japanese Garden is ready to open to the public on April 22 & 60 new cherry blossom tree

Electrical Upgrades to Museum Campus This Weekend

Upcoming park enhacements will impact pathway lighting Friday night to Sunday night

Hundreds of Volunteers Celebrate Earth Day by Helping to Clean Up at Parks Throughout the Chicago

Park District seeks volunteers to clean, mulch, lay fibar on Saturday, April 20

Walk, Jog, Roll or Run: 'Go Runs Shuffle Through Chicago Parks Most Saturdays Through November 16

Free, timed 5K and 1-mile community runs commence the outdoor running season in the parks

Spring Program Online Registration Opens March 4 and 5

Most parks begin in-person registration on Saturday, March 9, with all other starting on Monday, March 11.     

Last Polar Adventure Day of the Season Takes Place at Big Marsh Park on February 17

Hot cocoa, huskies, and bird hikes through the Natural Area

Spring Flower Shows Blossom Starting Valentine's Day at the Lincoln & Garfield Park Conservatories


Registration is Open for Girls Day of Play on February 9

Initiative welcoed over 2,000 girls in 2023 events

Love is Everywhere in the Parks this Valentine's Day

Families are invited to enjoy dances, crafts, cooking classes and more

Polar Adventure Days Sled into Big Marsh Park

Everyone is invited to admire winter's natural beauty on January 20 and February 17 at a new location 

Winter Break Camps to Keep Kids Active While They Are Out of School

Most camps run from December 26, 2023 through January 5, 2024.

Lace-Up Your Skates and Enjoy a Favorite Winter Activity- Ice Skating in Six Chicago Parks

Pre-reserve your spot for skating now; Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon is open and all neighborhood rinks open by November 24

Lincoln and Garfield Park Conservatories Give Patrons a Warm Winter Activitiy as Winter Approaches

"Silver: Celebrating 25" & "Wintergreen" Breathe Some Green Life Into Gray Winter Months

Turkey Trots, Basquetball, Fall Break Camps Available at Chicago Parks Ahead of Thanksgiving

Family-friendly runs and free throw contests get you moving before turkey day