City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently b

Chicago Park District’s Garfield Park Conservatory Accepting Reservations to Visit its Indoor Gardens Starting February 10 & 12

The Conservatory opens to the public on February 27 with new social distancing and safety prot

Chicago Park District Continues Emergency Shoreline Stabilization

Work currently underway at South Shore Cultural Center and Arthur Ashe Beach 

Chicag Park District Resumes In-Person Programming January 25

Spaces are still available; Register now

Chicago Park District Announces Free Drive-In Movie Series in Park Locations Citywide

Screenings run Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 11- 27

Chicago Park District July 2020 eNewsletter

Summer has officially arrived! Please continue to wear your mask and practice social distancing while visiting our parks & trails.

Chicago Park District Response to COVID-19 Cases in the Parks

Locations with program or facility interruptions as a result of COVID-19 cases are listed below.

Chicago Park District Partners with Illinois Farmers to Produce Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

Illinois soybean farmers support the effort with raw materials, packaging  

Chicago Conservatories OPEN Spring Flower Shows Valentine’s Day

Chicago Conservatories OPEN Spring Flower Shows Valentine’s Day Showcase runs through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10

Chicago Park District Hosts Three Teen Fairs at City Colleges, Starting Jan. 31

The Chicago Park District invites teens from across Chicago to attend its 5th annual Teen Opportunity Fair series.

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs on December 2

Classes Available for Viewing Now; Slots still available for Winter Break Camps

Chicago Park District Set to Break Ground on New South Shore Beach House

Construction scheduled for completion in time for 2020 beach season   

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Announce Agreement with SEIU Local 73

CHICAGO - Today Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and Chicago Park District, General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly announced that the District has reac

Danish Duo Announces Opening of Living Exhibit Composed of 10,000 Cabbages at the Garfield Park Conservatory

‘The Cabbage Patch’ installation is part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, which runs from September 19 to January 5

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Announce Record Season with Over 90,000 Participants this Summer

Record turnout by City's youth in programming ranging from day camps to teen sports leagues at parks citywide

Online Registration for Fall Park Programs is Open

Available for the first time, financial assistance for Park Kids, an after-school park program