DeKalb Municipal Band Concert- Closing Night of the 166th Consecutive Season

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

The finale of the DeKalb Municipal Band's 166th season is Tuesday, August 18 and with feature vocalistTerri Crain-Goodman. Although the concerts continue to be free to the public, all concert-goers must book their reservation online in advance. Tickets will be available starting at 10:00 am on Wednesday, one week prior to each concert. Seats will be limited […]

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Howl-O-Ween

Katz Dog Park 393 W. Dresser, DeKalb, IL

Bring your costumed dog to Katz Dog Park to compete in a Halloween costume contest! This is a FREE event, but pre-registration is required. Judging begins at 11 am and winners will be announced shortly afterwards. Prizes will be given in the following categories: Most "Spook-tacular" "Howling" with Laughter Best Owner/Pet Costume Combo

Kite Fest

DeKalb Kiwanas Park South 4th Street & Fairview, DeKalb, IL

Time: 11:00 AM Location: DeKalb Kiwanis Park, South 4th Street & Fairview The DeKalb Park District is excited to once again host the annual Kite Fest! This is a FREE event. Kite Fest is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and see amazing kites! Demonstrate your own flying abilities and watch as our pilots […]

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Feel the Love at Annual Daddy Daughter & Heroes Dance

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Valentine season is the perfect time for dads and daughters to dance the night away! Join DeKalb Park District for a special ‘Luau Princess-themed’ event with desserts, dancing, guessing games, contests, light refreshments, and personalized photographs. Each daughter will also receive a flower from our sponsor, Glidden Florist, and a special memento to take home. […]

Breakfast with the Bunny and Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Hop in for a great time with the Bunny and buffet breakfast! Don't miss the themed activities and bunny Meet'N'Greet. Space is limited so sign up early! Registration is required and must be paid in advance. Breakfast will be held in the Terrace Room and is from 9-10:30 am. After the morning activities, stay for […]

Teen Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

New event! Grab your friends and join the quest to find hundreds of glow-in-the-dark eggs filled with candy and prizes. Sign up as an individual or form teams of four! This event is a great way to enjoy the park after dark in a supervised setting. This event is for teens ages 11-17. The individual […]

Community Clean-Up Days- the Great Garlic Mustard Hunt

Prairie Park 615 Ellwood Ave, DeKalb, IL

Calling all green thumbs! Let's pull together to tackle some of our most invasive species this spring. Invasive species are no joke and the DeKalb Park District is asking volunteers to help eradicate one of DeKalb's most invasive species- garlic mustard. Garlic mustard is abundant and threatens native plant life. Volunteers are asked to meet […]

Mother’s Day Special

Buena Vista Golf Course 131 Buena Vista Dr, DeKalb, IL

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than out on the golf course? On mom’s special day, all moms golf for FREE! This deal does not include a golf cart rental. Please book your tee time at golfdekalb.com

Hopkins Pool Opening Day!

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Hopkins Pool is a family-friendly aquatics facility that features two water slides, a zero-depth kiddie pool with an interactive play structure, a diving well with high and low dive, a lap swim exclusive area, and a concession stands area. Ask us about private and semi-private party packages. We strive to make it an enjoyable experience […]

Community Clean-Up Days- Dame’s Rocket Debacle

Prairie Park 615 Ellwood Ave, DeKalb, IL

Calling all green thumbs! Let's pull together to tackle some of DeKalb's most invasive species this spring. Although a very pretty, flowering plant, dame’s rocket is a prolific seeder and chokes out native plants in our area. Volunteers are asked to meet near the Disc Golf Course and bring your own gloves, bag, basket, or […]

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Movies in the Park- DeKalb Park District

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Movies start at sunset FREE! The movie is shown near the Hopkins Park Bandshell Come on out to Hopkins Park on the 2nd Friday of each month this summer for an outdoor movie experience! Family-friendly movies are shown on a big inflatable movie screen. The show starts when nature turns off the lights June 10: Minions […]

Kids’ Concerts in the Park

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Join DeKalb Park District for their NEW! Rockin' with Ronnie: Kids' Concerts in the Park Miss Jamie’s Farm- planting seeds through song! Miss Jamie from the Farm takes young kids and their families on an imaginative musical adventure to her "farm," where they learn values like hard work, healthy eating, and being kind to animals […]

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Father’s Day Birdie Brunch

River Heights Golf Course 1020 Sharon Dr, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate Father’s Day the way we know dads will love! Join DeKalb Park District at River Heights Clubhouse for a buffet brunch, followed by 18 holes with a cart. Please book your tee time first at golfdekalb.com and then make your brunch reservation in advance at dekalbparkdistrict.com! The fee is per person. Registration Deadline: June […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

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Golf Fore the Kids Scholarship Golf Outing

River Heights Golf Course 1020 Sharon Dr, DeKalb, IL

(Rain Date: Friday, July 15) Check-In: 10:00 am, Box Lunch provided 10:00 -11:00 am, Shotgun start at 11:00 am! Dinner provided at 5:00 pm, Live Music starts at 5:00 pm The DeKalb Park District is excited to host the 16th Annual Kids Scholarship Golf Outing! All proceeds from the outing provide opportunities for families to […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

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