Advertising Sponsorship

Advertising Opportunities

The Waukegan Park District offers our business partners the opportunity to advertise in the seasonal brochure. Our brochure is distributed four times per year, and the circulation is approximately 35,000 households via direct mail to district residents. Please click here to email Teddy Anderson for more information.

Special Event and Program Sponsorship Opportunities

Our annual special events offer a wide variety of sponsor involvement. Your company or organization may partner with the Waukegan Park District on a variety of levels. These levels include being a “Presenting/Title” Sponsor, Event Partner, Lead Sponsor, or Sponsor. Sponsor benefits include significant advertising exposure through pre-event marketing campaigns, as well as prominent event day visibility and involvement. Customized, multi-year sponsor packages can also be developed for you.

Please call Jennifer Dumas at the Waukegan Park District at 847-360-4705 to learn more about the special event you are interested in sponsoring.


Special Events

  • Click here for a brief description of Special Events.
  • Polar Bear Plunge
  • Fitness Expo
  • Eggstravaganza Trail
  • Live Green Nature Night
  • Ray Bradbury Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival
  • Fishing Derby
  • American Independence Festivities
  • Mayor's Cup Soccer Tournament
  • Worldwide Day of Play
  • Oakwood Cemetery Walk
  • Halloweenfest
  • Turkey Trot
  • 5K

Special
Programs

  • Click here for a brief description of Special Programs.
  • SRSNLC - Annual Valentine's Dance
  • Recreation Rally
  • Father Daughter Date Night
  • Mother Son Sweetheart Dance
  • Flying for Kids
  • Community Yard Sale
  • Parks and Play
  • Partners in Parks
  • Touch a Truck
  • NFL Punt, Pass & Kick
  • Child Safety Day with TAT
  • Christmas with the Clauses

Cultural Arts Programs

  • Click here for description of Cultural Arts Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Bowen Park Theatre
  • Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus
  • Playbill and Program Advertising
  • Arts Park
  • Summer H*E*A*T
  • For Earth's Sake
  • Bowen Blues
  • Movies in the Park
  • Christmas in July
  • Day of the Dead
  • Do It Yourself Messiah

  • Click Here for the Sponsorship Application.
  • Click Here for the Cultural Arts Sponsorship Application
  • Click Here for the SRSNLC – Sponsorship Opportunity
  • Click Here for the Playbill Program Rates for Bowen Park Theatre and Waukegan Symphony Orchestra & Concert Chorus

Cultural Arts Division Contributions

The Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus, Bowen Park Theatre and Bowen Park Opera and scholarship fund would greatly appreciate your contribution. If you are interested in learning more about the Cultural Arts Division, please call the Jack Benny Center for the arts at : (847) 360-4740 or email Claudia Freeman: click to email.

Waukegan SportsPark – Tournament Sponsorship

SportsPark-SponsorshipSponsor a soccer, softball, or football tournament during the SportsPark season. Tournament attendance can range from 500 to 8,000 spectators and participants. Sponsorship recognition packages are offered in a variety of sponsorship levels. Call Errick Beverly at the Waukegan Park District at 847-782-3623 to discuss a marketing opportunity that can best meet your budget and expectations.

Field House Sports and Fitness Center

Field-House-SponsorshipSponsor a youth basketball or volleyball tournament. Tournament attendance can range from 500 to 2,000 spectators and participants. Sponsorship recognition packages are offered in a variety of sponsorship levels. Call Errick Beverly at the Waukegan Park District at 847-782-3623 to discuss a marketing opportunity that can best meet your budget and expectations.

Scholarship Fund

Scholarship-FundThe Waukegan Park District scholarship fund provides financial assistance to low-income families to ensure youth and adults have the opportunity to take part in park district programs. For more information on how you can contribute please call Jennifer Dumas at the Park District at 847-360-4700 and you will be put in contact with a friendly and knowledgeable staff member who can assist you.


Lead Sponsors

  • Comcast Communication
  • Waukegan Elk's Lodge #702
  • Waukegan Harbor Citizens Advisory Council (CAG)

Partners

  • Vista Health Systems
  • NRG Energy
  • North Shore Gas

 

Upcoming Events in Need of Sponsorship

  • Eggstravaganza Trail
  • Live Green Family Festival
  • Fishing Derby
  • Dandelion Wine
  • American Independence Parade & Festival
  • Christmas in July
  • Touch a Truck
  • Worldwide Day of Play and Fitness Expo
  • Halloweenfest
  • Turkey Trot
  • Do It Yourself Messiah
  • Bowen Park Theatre Company
  • Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus