Chicago Park District Announces Plans to Reopen Lakefront, Playgrounds and Aquatics Programming

Today, Chicago Park District General Superintendent & CEO Michael Kelly announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront, playgrounds and indoor

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 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 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

Online Registration for Fall Park Programs is Open

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

Interactive Art Installation ‘OUT OF SIGHT’ Expands to Six Parks Across the City

Artwork Turns Hopscotch into a Pathway for Chicagoans to Manifest Their Goals

Theater on the Lake Announces Call for Submissions for the Play Development Project

Play selection will be part of the 2019 festival season that kicks of June 23th at Theatre on the Lake

Garfield Park Conservatory Removes 93 Year Old Palm Tree to Promote New Plant Life

Last chance to see historic palms this weekend

Chicago Park District Announces Online Spring Park Programming Registration to Begin February 25 & 26

View programs online now; in-person registration starts March 2