The Garfield Park Conservatory and the Lincoln Park Conservatory Winter Flower Shows will open to the public on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 and run through Sunday, January 9, 2022.
The Chicago Park District is hosting the 72nd Annual Mum Bowl at historic Soldier Field. The 2021 Junior Bear football championship game is between the LaFollette Park Wildcats and the Lindblom Park Ravens.
Chicago Park District is Accepting Submissions from Artists & Cultural Organizations to Participate in the 10th Anniversary of Night Out in the Parks in 2022
Online submissions accepted through December 8, 2021; Chicago Onscreen Local Film Festival accepting entries through November 21, 2021
Chicago Park District Takes Immediate Action In Response To Reports Detailing Egregious Mishandling Of Sexual Misconduct Complaints
Reports made public by Park District Board detail sexual misconduct cases and mismanagement of complaints; District vows to continue holding offenders accountable while overhauling workplace conditions to prioritize safety and accountability
From kid-friendly events, like pumpkin patches and Halloween parties, to haunted houses and fall festivals, there is something for everyone this season in the parks, October 15-31
***CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED*** Thank you to everyone that participated in the first-ever online Halloweek Costume Contest! These are the winners that were chosen at random from participants that submitted photos via Instagram or the website.
Chicago Park District’s Horror Movie Series Returns to Northerly Island & Three More Parks Starting October 8
'Campfire Horrors' movie series will feature seven movies, campfires and roasted marshmallows on Fridays and Saturdays under the October sky
The Chicago Park District is hosting its 6th annual Teens in the Park (T.I.P.) Fest, an annual talent showcase where emerging artists and musicians will perform live and in-person. The free event will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Union Park, 1501 W.
Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Department of Transportation, and Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon at Reconstructed Irving Park Road Bridge
New under bridge trail completes the 312 RiverRun, a new recreational amenity that links three parks along the North Branch of Chicago River
Chicago Park District Announces Pilot Program to Install Life Preserver Equipment at Sanctioned Lakefront Swimming
Increased signage; public safety campaign to supplement new equipment and promote public safety
Mayor Lightfoot Joins Alderman Jason Ervin, Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative Members, and Local Residents to Break Ground at Community Plaza and Roller Rink in West Garfield Park
New Plaza represents City’s first major infrastructure investment under the Neighborhood Activation Initiative
Chicago Park District Announced as Finalist for the 2021 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation Management
Chicago Park District to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation industry
Chicago Park District Receives $80,000 Grant to Develop Community Nutrition and Health Hubs in Parks and Recreation
The Chicago Park District, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received an $80,000 grant to develop a community nutrition hub to expand access to healthy foods through park and recreation programs and services.
Today, Chicago Park District General Superintendent & CEO Michael Kelly announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront, playgrounds and indoor aquatics programming as metrics allow the city to ease COVID-19 regulations.
Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently being reviewed by independent group of artists, community members and historians.
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 protocols in place