Special Events

 


Drive In Movies – Moana (PG)

Tuesday, June 8
8:15 pm (Gates open at 7:30 pm)
Hickory Creek Middle School, 22150 116th Ave., Frankfort

$10 per vehicle

Join us for a drive-in movie this summer!  There will be limited spaces available, so you must pre-register. All cars will be able to hear the movie through an FM radio station, to be announced at the movie previews.  Please note: No Pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

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

Rain Date:       One week after the original show date


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

June 9 – 16
Registration Deadline: May 27

Due to Covid guidelines, we are unable to hold this event in –person (again) and since we don’t want to cancel, we are offering a virtual option.  You will be able to complete the 5K at your own pace and in the location of your choosing. Registered participants will receive an email prior to June 9 with our Short Run race route (if you would like to run/walk that option) and a race log.

Registration Fee: $15.00 (includes race shirt, goodie bag & giveaway)

Register on-line at www.frankfortparks.org

Packet Pickup will be at Main Park on Wednesday, June 16 from 7-8 pm.  You will have an opportunity to get your “finish line” photo and enjoy other post-race festivities. More details to follow. 

Sponsored by: Town Center Bank & Jeffery LaMorte

 

 


Unplug At The Parties In The Park – Schools Out For Summer!

Monday, June 14
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Janssen Park*

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.


4th of July Fireworks

Sunday, July 4
Main Park
200 S. Locust Street

Park will open at 8:00 pm

Fireworks will begin at approx. 9:15 pm

Masks are required.

Groups must social distance at least 6 feet from others.

Please visit our website for updates on COVID guidelines.

Sponsored by:

 

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

 


Unplug At The Parties In The Park – Party In The USA!

Monday, July 12
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Lakeview Estates South Park*

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: LWSRA

 

 

 

 


Drive In Movies – Trolls World Tour (PG)

Tuesday, July 13
8:15 pm (Gates open at 7:30 pm)
Hickory Creek Middle School, 22150 116th Ave., Frankfort

$10 per vehicle

Join us for a drive-in movie this summer!  There will be limited spaces available, so you must pre-register. All cars will be able to hear the movie through an FM radio station, to be announced at the movie previews.  Please note: No Pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed. 

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


Senior Picnic – Stars & Stripes

Wednesday, July 28
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center

55 years & older
$5

Put on your red, white and blue and keep the patriotic celebration going! Join your friends for an afternoon filled with food, desserts, raffles, bingo and fun!!!  In addition, we will have our Senior Country Line Dance instructor onsite to teach you some dance moves. 

Registration Deadline: July 23

Sponsored by: Clarendale of Mokena

 

 

 


Frankfort Community Garage Sale

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

All
$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, 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 at time of registration.

Registration Deadline: July 29


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

Monday, August 9
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Sandalwood Park*

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.


Drive In Movies – Inside Out (PG)

Tuesday, August 10
8:15 pm (Gates open at 7:30 pm)
Hickory Creek Middle School, 22150 116th Ave., Frankfort

$10 per vehicle

Join us for a drive-in movie this summer!  There will be limited spaces available, so you must pre-register. All cars will be able to hear the movie through an FM radio station, to be announced at the movie previews.  Please note: No Pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed. 

*Drive-in 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

All
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

 


Family Fall Campfire

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

Families
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

Families
$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


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Fort Frankfort Maintenance Day – May 15