Special Events


Frankfort Community Garage Sale

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

$10 per home

The Frankfort Park District is sponsoring a community wide garage sale on Saturday, June 3.  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, on-line sites and A-frame signs throughout the community.  Each participating home will receive a packet including a garage sale sign, balloons, map of Frankfort subdivisions and garage sale selling tips.  These packets will be available for pick-up at the Founders Community Center starting May 26.

Registration Deadline: May 24

Ages:               All
Fee:                 $10 per home


Party in the Park – Groovy 70’s
Celebrating 50 Years Of Fun!!!

Monday, June 12
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Indian
Boundary Park – Nebraska & Luther Lane

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District for 3 fun events this summer!  Each Party in the Park will include a DJ Dance Party, Giant Inflatable, Kids Games and much more fun!


Movies On The Green – Secret Life of Pets (PG)

Tuesday, June 13
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street

FREE

Grab a blanket or chair and 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.  Also, free popcorn will be served.  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 Frankfort Park District, Village of Frankfort and the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce.

 

Free popcorn will be popped and served by: Knights of Columbus (June).

 


17th Annual Short Run On A Long Day

5K Run / Walk
Wednesday, June 21
7:00 PM * Main Park * Frankfort

Registration Fee:
$20.00 Pre-Registration (by 5 pm 6/19/17)
$30.00 (after 5 pm on 6/19/17)

Click Here to download the Registration Form.

Chip Timing by: T & H Timing

 

 

 

 

 


Sponsored by:           

  • Town Center Bank
  • Re/Claim Fitness
  • Jeffrey LaMorte Salon & Day Spa
  • Currie Motors Ford of Frankfort
  • Orangetheory Fitness
  • Baird & Warner
  • Mett Therapy Services
  • Integrated Physical Medicine
  • Hinckley Springs
  • Jewel-Osco
  • Palermo’s Pizza
  • Lincoln-Way Select Properties

For more information or to download a registration form, please visit our website at www.frankfortparks.org.

Register On-Line at www.signmeup.com

Volunteers Wanted:
The Frankfort Park District is in need of volunteers for this year’s 5k event.  Volunteers are needed for street closures, pre-race registration and post-race activities.  Please contact Cali DeBella, Special Events Coordinator at cdebella@frankfortparks.org or call (815) 469-9400.


4th of July Celebration

Tuesday, July 4
5:00 – 9:00 pm
Main
Park * 200 S. Locust Street

$10 Wristbands Include: Unlimited access to inflatables, kids carnival games, DJ dance party

 

 

 

 


Event Sponsored By:
Town Center Bank

 

Live Music: 7:30 – 9:00 pm (Sponsored by: Kiwanis Club of Frankfort)

 

Giant Inflatables (Sponsored by: Currie Motors Ford of Frankfort)

Kids Carnival Games
DJ Dance Party 5:15 – 7:15 pm
Rainbow the Clown
Popcorn Wagon
Face Painting
Concessions
Fireworks at Dusk

The spectacular fireworks display is sponsored by:
Kiwanis Club of Frankfort
Frankfort Park District
Village of Frankfort
Frankfort Chamber of Commerce

The Frankfort Kiwanis Club needs your help.  For over 30 years, the Kiwanis Club has provided the fireworks on the 4th of July as a Thank You to all the residents.  Please support the Kiwanis Club with a donation for the annual fireworks.  Send to Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 875, Frankfort, IL 60423. Thank you!

Support the Fireworks…. Purchase a “star” for $1 and your donation will help support the firework presentation on 4th of July.  Stars can be purchased and displayed at the Founders Community Center office.

Volunteers Wanted: The Frankfort Park District is looking for volunteers to help at our annual 4th of July Celebration.  Volunteers will help supervise kid’s carnival games and inflatables.  Please email Cali DeBella at cdebella@frankfortparks.org if you are interested.


Party in the Park – Totally 80’s
Celebrating 50 Years Of Fun!!!

Monday, July 10
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Michelle
Bingham Park (Formally Brookside Park), Elsner & Old Plank Trail 

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District for 3 fun events this summer!  Each Party in the Park will include a DJ Dance Party, Giant Inflatable, Kids Games and much more fun!

 

Sponsored by: LWSRA

 


Movies On The Green – BFG (PG)

Tuesday, July 11
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street

FREE

Grab a blanket or chair and 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.  Also, free popcorn will be served.  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 Frankfort Park District, Village of Frankfort and the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce.

Free popcorn will be popped and served by: Kiwanis Club of Frankfort (July).

 


“50 Years of Fun” Celebration

 

Saturday, July 22
4:00-900 pm
Main Park • 400 W. Nebraska

Join us in celebrating the Frankfort Park District’s 50th Anniversary for an evening of family fun!
The event will be held at Main Park – where it all began back in 1967.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The “50 Years of Fun” Celebration will include:

  • DJ – dance/trivia contests
  • Band
  • Classic Car Show
  • Inflatables
  • Games
  • Trackless Train
  • Arts & Crafts area
  • Bike decorating area followed by a bike parade
  • Basketball Shootout contests
  • Sand Volleyball Tournament

Senior Picnic in the Park
“Throw Back” Senior Picnic

Wednesday, July 26
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Main
Park Pavilion – 400 W. Nebraska

55 years & older
$2

Looking for a fun afternoon this summer?  Join the Frankfort Park District for a “Throw Back” Senior Picnic.  There will be hot dogs, salads, desserts, horseshoes, lawn darts, bocce ball and bingo.

Registration Deadline: July 21

Age:                55 years & older
Fee:                 $2

 

Sponsored by: Riverside Senior Communities


Party in the Park – Whoomp, There It Is 90’s
Celebrating 50 Years Of Fun!!!

Monday, August 7
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Heritage
Knolls Park – Heritage Drive & Parkway Lane

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District for 3 fun events this summer!  Each Party in the Park will include a DJ Dance Party, Giant Inflatable, Kids Games and much more fun!

Fee:                 FREE Family Fun


Movies On The Green – ET (PG)

Tuesday, August 8
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green, White & Kansas Street

FREE

Grab a blanket or chair and 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.  Also, free popcorn will be served.  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 Frankfort Park District, Village of Frankfort and the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce.


Free popcorn will be popped and served by: Lions Club of Frankfort (August).

 


8th Annual Back to School Bash

Friday, August 18
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners
Park

FREE (bring a school supply to be donated)

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsored by: Town Center Bank

School has started and what a way to celebrate…Join the Frankfort Park District for the 8th annual Back to School Bash.  The evening will consist of field and carnival games, music, craft area, giant inflatable, 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 the Frankfort School District 157-c.  These school supplies will be given to children in need in the Frankfort community.

Age:                All
Fee:                FREE (bring a school supply to be donated)

Rain Location: Founders Community Center Gym


Movie In The Park – Jungle Book

Friday, August 18
8:00 pm
Commissioners
Park

FREE

Stick around after the annual Back to School Bash for a showing of the “Jungle Book” from 1967.  Remember your blankets and lawn chairs!  No Pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.


24th Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 11
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Founders
Community Center, 140 Oak Street

FREE Admission

Craft items include; doll clothes, kitchen items, Holiday decorations, blankets, note cards / tags, personalized photos, handmade jewelry, hair accessories, hand painted glassware and much more!  Vendors included; Tastefully Simple, LuLa Roe, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Avon, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Perfectly Posh, Young Living Essential Oils, Pink Zebra, Scentsy, Usborne Books, Pure Haven Essentials, Real Time Pain Relief, Paparazzi Jewelry and much more!

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

Click Here to download the Holiday Craft & Vendor Show Application Form.


2017 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our SPRING 2017 Volunteer Opportunities.

Please click HERE to download a listing of our SUMMER 2017 Volunteer Opportunities.