Chicag Park District Resumes In-Person Programming January 25

Spaces are still available; Register now

Chicago Park District is Accepting Submissions from Artists and Cultural Organizations to Participate in Night Out in the Parks in 2021

Online submissions for Night Out in the Parks accepted through December 11, 2020 and for

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. We want to thank everyone for working together to keep the parks, community and city safe.

Chicago Park District Announces Digital Edition of 8th Season of Night Out in the Parks

More than 40 of Chicago’s best local artists to perform in a virtual version of “Night

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   WHO:          Open to ALL visitors daily. Free admission.   

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 reached an agreement with SEIU Local 73, avoiding a work stoppage of 2400 employees.

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

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 OUT OF SIGHT, a participatory hopscotch-inspired artwork that aims to engage park patrons through positive visualization and kinetic exchanges, will expand to six parks throughout Chicago.

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 The Chicago Park District’s spring program schedule is available for viewing in anticipation of online registration, which begins February 25.