Special Events

Short Run on a Long Day 5k Run/Walk – Results

Thanks to all those that participated!

Timing Company: J3 Timing

Click here to download the Results List – 21st Annual Short Run on a Long Day 2021

Click here to download the Awards List – 21st Annual Short Run on a Long Day 2021

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Jeffrey LaMorte Salon & Day Spa




Town Center Bank





Running for Kicks



Frankfort Community Garage Sale

Saturday, August 7
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Frankfort Park District Community

Click here to download the Community Garage Sale Home List

Unplug At The Parties In The Park – Summer Melt Down!

Monday, August 9
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Lakeview Estates South Park*
Lakeview Estates Road & Maddeline Lane

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District each month this summer as you unplug from electronics and have outdoor fun at the Parties in the Park.  There will be outdoor games, activities including a DJ Dance Party and much more fun! Face coverings must be worn.

*Park locations are subject to change. Please visit our website for updates.

Sponsored by: Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers



Movies on the Green – Inside Out (PG)

Tuesday, August 10
8:30 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street


Grab a blanket or chair & head out to Breidert Green for a free family movie night under the stars. Movies on the Green will be featuring movies for the entire family to enjoy.

Please note: No pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

*Movies are co-sponsored by the Frankfort Park District & the Village of Frankfort. 

Annual Back to School Bash

Friday, August 13
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park

FREE (bring a school supply to be donated)

School has started and what a way to celebrate…Join the Frankfort Park District for the annual Back to School Bash.  The evening will consist of field and carnival games, music, craft area, touch-a-truck, concessions, plus playtime at Fort Frankfort and in the Splash Park.  We ask that all kids bring a school supply to donate to a worthy cause.  These school supplies will be given to children in need. 

Rain Location: Founders Community Center Gym

Sponsored by: Town Center Bank





Sponsored by: Edward Jones – Brett R. Schaibley

Sponsored by: Lincoln Way Youth Strings






Sponsored by: State Farm – Denise Wegner




Sponsored by: Culver’s of Frankfort



Family Fall Campfire

Friday, September 17
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park

FREE (pre-registration required)

Start the fall season out with your family and friends.  Enjoy a cool fall evening around a campfire at Commissioners Park.  Roast marshmallows, drink hot chocolate, enjoy a hayride and listen to ghost stories. 

Registration Deadline: September 14

Family Campout

Friday, September 17
6:30 pm (Friday) – 9:00 am (Saturday)
Commissioners Park

$40 per campsite (up to 6 people)

Pitch a tent, roast some marshmallows, and enjoy an evening under the stars with family and friends! Families will have an opportunity to makes s’mores around the campfire, play field games, go on a hayride around Commissioners Park, and listen to ghost stories. We will also enjoy an outdoor movie with popcorn and a continental breakfast in the morning. Family fun for all! Please bring your tent, sleeping bag, snacks and flashlights.  Please note: electricity is available to blow up air mattresses.

Registration Deadline: September 14

28th Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 13, 2021
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

Returning Crafters Registration Until August 13, 2021
Open Registration Begins August 18, 2021

Click here to download the 28th Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show Contract

2021 Volunteer Opportunities:

Click on the Event name to Sign-up Online for Volunteer Opportunities:

August Party in the Park / Monday, August 9 / 1:15-3:15 pm

Back to School Bash / Friday, August 13 / 5:30-8:15 pm


Having trouble opening PDFs? Download Adobe Reader here.