Special Events

 


Party in the Park

Monday, June 10
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Kohlhagen Park, 108th Ave. & Cardinal Lake Dr.

FREE Family Fun

Come hang out with the Frankfort Park District all summer long at the Parties in the Park! Leave your gadgets behind and enjoy some outdoor fun. We’ve got games, activities, a rocking DJ Dance Party, and a whole lot more fun stuff! Please note: Park locations are subject to change, so please visit our website for updates.

Sponsored by:

June Party Sponsored by:

 


Movies on the Green – Super Mario Bros (PG)

Tuesday, June 11
Dusk, approx. 8:15 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street

FREE

Come on over to Breidert Green for a fun, free movie night with the family! Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy watching movies under the stars. Movies on the Green are perfect for everyone to enjoy together. Please note: No pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

Rain Date:       One week after the original show date

*Movies on the Green are co-sponsored by the Village of Frankfort, Frankfort Chamber of Commerce & the Frankfort Park District.


24th Annual Short Run On A Long Day 5k Run/Walk

Wednesday, June 19
7:00 pm @ Main Park

Registration Fee:
$25 Pre-Registration (by noon 6/10)  •  $35 (after 6/10-Race Day)

Click here to download the Registration Form

Register On-Line at Run Sign Up (with fees) at www.RunSignUp.com/Race/IL/Frankfort/ShortRunLongDay
Register On-Line (without fees) at https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/frankfortparks/activity/search/detail/17901?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true
Race T-Shirt Guarantee Deadline: May 15
Chip Timing by: J3 Timing

Race Packet Pick-up will be at the Founders Community Center on:
Tuesday, June 18 from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and
Wednesday, June 19 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Also, on June 19 at Main Park from 5:30 – 7:00 pm.   

The Frankfort Park District is in need of volunteers for this year’s 5k event.
Click here to Sign-up to volunteer.

Sponsored by:


4th of July Fireworks

Thursday, July 4
Main Park, 200 S Locust Street

Park will open at 7:00 pm.
DJ entertainment will begin at 7:30 pm.
Fireworks will begin at approx. 9:15 pm

The Spectacular Firework Display is Sponsored by:
Village of Frankfort
Frankfort Firefighters Foundation
Frankfort Firefighters Local 4338


Party in the Park

Monday, July 8
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Lakeview Estates North Park, Pineridge Dr. & Callista Dr.

FREE Family Fun

Come hang out with the Frankfort Park District all summer long at the Parties in the Park! Leave your gadgets behind and enjoy some outdoor fun. We’ve got games, activities, a rocking DJ Dance Party, and a whole lot more fun stuff! Please note: Park locations are subject to change, so please visit our website for updates.

All Parties Sponsored by:

July Party Sponsored by:


Movies on the Green – Encanto (PG)

Tuesday, July 9
Dusk, approx. 8:15 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street

FREE

Come on over to Breidert Green for a fun, free movie night with the family! Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy watching movies under the stars. Movies on the Green are perfect for everyone to enjoy together. Please note: No pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

Rain Date: One week after the original show date

*Movies on the Green are co-sponsored by the Village of Frankfort, Frankfort Chamber of Commerce & the Frankfort Park District.


Dog Days of Summer

Thursday, July 18
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Bark Park at Commissioners Park, 80th Ave. & Sauk Trail, northwest corner of Commissioners Park

All Ages
FREE

Come and join us for an amazing evening of fun at the awesome Bark Park! We’ve got doggy pools, games, treats, and the opportunity to run and play with your pals. Don’t forget to snag a Bark Park membership packet while you’re there. If you’re under 12, make sure to bring an adult along. See you at the Bark Park!

Sponsored by:


Senior Picnic

Wednesday, July 24
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

55 years & older
FREE

Hey, bingo lovers! Get ready for an awesome day with your pals, delicious catered food, and tons of bingo action! Don’t forget to rock your coolest bingo shirt and any other bingo-themed gear you have. This day is gonna be one for the books, so be there or be square! Pre-registration required.

Registration Deadline: July 19 or until filled

Sponsored by:


Frankfort Community Garage Sale

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

All Ages
$10 per home

Each registered participant’s address will be included on a list of all participating homes.  This list will be available at the park office, website, and Facebook the week of the sale.  The park district will advertise the sale in local newspapers, online sites, and A-frame signs throughout the community.  Each participating home will receive a packet including a garage sale sign, balloons, a map of Frankfort subdivisions, and garage sale selling tips.  These packets will be available for pick-up at the Founders Community Center at the time of registration. For Frankfort Park District Residents only & is rain or shine.

Registration Deadline: July 27


Party in the Park

Monday, August 5
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Janssen Park*, 116th Street & Notherby Way

FREE Family Fun

Come hang out with the Frankfort Park District all summer long at the Parties in the Park! Leave your gadgets behind and enjoy some outdoor fun. We’ve got games, activities, a rocking DJ Dance Party, and a whole lot more fun stuff! Please note: Park locations are subject to change, so please visit our website for updates.

Sponsored by:


Movies on the Green – The Mighty Ducks (PG)

Tuesday, August 13
Dusk, approx. 8:15 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street

FREE

Come on over to Breidert Green for a fun, free movie night with the family! Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy watching movies under the stars. Movies on the Green are perfect for everyone to enjoy together. Please note: No pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

Rain Date: One week after the original show date

*Movies on the Green are co-sponsored by the Village of Frankfort, Frankfort Chamber of Commerce & the Frankfort Park District.


Back to School Bash

Thursday, August 15
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park, 22108 S. 80th Ave.

All Ages
FREE (bring a school supply to be donated)

Come and join us at the Frankfort Park District for our awesome Back to School Bash! We’ve got a whole evening filled with super fun stuff like field games, carnival games, great music, a craft area, and even a cool touch-a-truck experience. And of course, you can’t miss out on playtime at Fort Frankfort and in the Splash Park!

School Supply Drive – The Frankfort Park District is reaching out for help to collect school supplies for students in need. If you are able to donate, school supplies will be gladly accepted at the event, or you can drop them off starting July 15 at the Founders Community Center located at 140 Oak Street. Your generosity will make a big difference for these students. We appreciate your support!

Sponsored by:


Family Campout

Friday, September 13
6:30 pm (Friday) – 9:00 am (Saturday)
Commissioners Park, 22108 S. 80th Ave.

Families
$40 per campsite (up to 6 people)

How about pitching a tent, roasting marshmallows, and having a blast under the stars with your loved ones? Families will get to make yummy s’mores around the cozy campfire, play some awesome field games, hop on a hayride around Commissioners Park, and get spooked by some ghost stories! Plus, we’ll watch a cool outdoor movie with popcorn and enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning. It’s going to be a fantastic time for the whole family! Remember to bring your tent, sleeping bag, snacks, and flashlights. Oh, and don’t worry about inflating your air mattresses – there’s electricity available for that!

Registration Deadline: September 10


31st Annual Holiday Craft Show

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

FREE Admission

A diverse selection of crafters and vendors including Tastefully Simple, Tupperware, Avon, Origami Owl, Color Street, Scentsy, Holiday Decorations, Floral, Clothing and much more! This is a great time to get some holiday gifts!

For additional information or booth availability, please contact the Frankfort Park District office at 815-469-9400

Click here to download the 31st Annual Holiday Craft Show Contract


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