With over 800 Festivals & Events running year round, concerts that include the top touring musical acts, countless farmers markets and car shows in the Chicago Southland, the hard part isn’t deciding IF you should come but rather which event you ARE going to attend.
Whether it is Snow Day Festival at the Plum Creek Nature Center in January, Irish Fest at Chicago’s Gaelic Park in May, any of our year round farmers markets or Lansing Autumn Fest in October, you won’t have to travel far to find family friendly activities for any age.
Due to COVID-19 recommendations, many events in the Chicago Southland are being postponed or cancelled. Please check the event website or call the number listed to get up-to-date information on specific events. For more information on the Restore Illinois plan, please click here. Although events may be postponed or cancelled, virtual events are still taking place.
For a current list of virtual events taking place throughout the Chicago Southland, please click here.
Below are the next 3 upcoming Parade events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.
Thorn Creek Reformed Church
1875 East 170th Street, South Holland, IL
Join us for the Parade of Lights! The South Holland Fire Department will be joined by many other suburban Fire Departments in a silent tribute to fallen firefighters and citizens who have suffered a loss in fire emergencies. Emergency vehicles will form a lights-only parade that will wind through the streets of South Holland, Thornton, and Homewood.
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3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL
Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy!
Sa & Su
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Palos Park Recreation Center
8901 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, IL
Boys and ghouls of all ages are welcome to join us on the Village Green for our annual outdoor, judged costume parade. We will move into the gym following the parade for a night for fun games, surprises, crafts, and more. Admission $3-5
6PM Check in for Parade; 6:15 Parade begins; 6:30 Games and crafts
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