Waukegan Park District
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Waukegan Park District | Special Events Information


Most Park District hosted events are FREE; however, some events do require a nominal fee to assist in covering direct costs. Some events also require pre-registration. Please be sure to view flyers or call for more information. We hope to see you at one of these great and exciting events! Any questions, please call (847) 360-4700.

With the support of many local businesses and organizations, Waukegan Park District events and programs offer the community exceptional leisure opportunities for the individual and families.  We invite you or your business to become a sponsor today.

Please click here to find out more information or call (847) 360-4700.



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Arts Park Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning in June, the Cultural Arts van will travel to different Waukegan Parks and bring a project to your neighborhood. Click here for schedule.
Movies in the Park - Frozen Sing-a-Long July 31, 2015, dusk

Touch a Truck


Toca un Camion

August 7, 2015, 5-7pm
Movies in the Park - The Lego Movie August 7, 2015, dusk
Yoga & Zumba Outdoors August 8, 2015, 8-10:15am
Bowen Blues August 12, 2015, 7pm
Movies in the Park - Night at the Museum August 14, 2015, dusk
Summer Sunday Fun Days - Beach Blast August 23, 2015, 1pm
Bench Press and Deadlift Competition September 12, 2015
Worldwide Day of Play September 19, 2015, 11am-2pm
Oakwood Cemetery Walk September 19, 2015, 12-3:30pm
Bowen Park Theatre presents: The Guys and The Mercy Seat September 25, 26, October 2, 3, 4*, 9, 10, 11*, 2015
Child Safety Day October 10, 2015, 1-3pm
Waukegan Symphony Orchestra presents: "In Nature's Realm" October 25, 2015, 4pm
Halloweenfest October 31, 2015, 3-7pm
Day of the Dead - Dia de Los Muertos November 1, 2015
Community Recycling Event November 7, 2015, 9am-1pm
Turkey Trot November 14, 2015, 10am
Waukegan Concert Chorus presents: A Holiday Celebration November 15, 2015, 4pm
Weight Loss & Fitness Information Meeting November 19, 2015, 7-9pm
Christmas with the Clauses December 12, 2015
Joseph A. Favero Do It Yourself Messiah & Carol Sing-Along December 19, 2015, 7pm
Bowen Park Theatre presents: Agnes of God January 29, 30, February 5, 6, 7*, 12, 13, 14*, 2016
Waukegan Symphony Orchestra presents: Young People's Concert February 27, 2016
Waukegan Concert Chorus presents: British Music Sacred & Secular March 6, 2016, 4pm
Bowen Park Theatre presents: The Comedy of Errors March 25, 26, April 1, 2, 3*, 8, 9, 10*, 2016
Waukegan Symphony Orchestra presents: "Greetings from Vienna May 22, 2016, 4pm


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