Special Events

Winter on the Green – Winter Carnival!

Why wait until summer to enjoy an outdoor carnival?  Come enjoy an afternoon with your family, friends and Frosty the Snowman!  Enjoy DJ music, kid friendly carnival games, crafts and much more.  Also, stay warm by the bonfire with your hot chocolate and cookies! Face coverings and social distancing will be enforced.

Breidert Green
12:00 – 2:00 pm

All Ages

Senior Valentine Luncheon – (Updated)

Cupid is calling and he is ready to start Valentine’s Day with you!  Come enjoy live entertainment, catered lunch and dessert. You won’t want to miss this special day and remember to wear something red with your dancing shoes.  Face coverings and social distancing will be enforced

Registration Deadline: February 22

Friday, February 26 (Updated)
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center

Ages: 55 years & older
Fee: $9

Sponsored by: Clarendale of Mokena
Sponsored by: Providence Life Services


Daddy/Daughter Dance

Join us for a special evening with your little girl at our annual Daddy/Daughter Dance.  Dance with your favorite little girl and make memories to last forever.  Register early, this event fills up quickly.  Pre-registration is required, NO TICKETS will be sold at the door.  Face coverings and social distancing will be enforced.

Registration Deadline: March 1 or until filled  All Sessions are FILLED

Saturday, March 6
Founders Community Center Gym

Session I:    3:00 – 4:30 pm FILLED
Session II:  5:00 – 6:30 pm FILLED
Session III: 7:00 – 8:30 pm FILLED

All Ages
$15/NR$20 per person

22nd Annual Spring Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, March 20, 2021
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423

FREE Admission

Easter decorations, note cards / tags, doll clothes, blankets, hair accessories, handmade candles,  scarves, wooden flags, ceramics and much more!

Vendors included; Tastefully Simple, Avon, Usborne Books, Origami Owl, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Color Street, Paparazzi Jewelry, Lip Sense and much more!

Click Here to download the 22nd Annual Spring Craft & Vendor Show Contract

Donuts with the Bunny

Saturday, March 27
Session I: 10:30 – 11:00 am
Session II: 11:15 – 11:45 am
Founders Community Center

All Ages
$6 per child

Join Peter Cottontail for some crafts, holiday games, donuts, egg hunt and a special photo opportunity with the Bunny!  Remember to bring your cameras.  Face coverings must be worn.

Registration Deadline: March 23 or until filled

Egg Hunt with Peter Cottontail

Saturday, March 27
Time: 12:45 pm, 1:15 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:00 pm
Commissioners Park (Fort Frankfort)

Ages: 1 – 8 years
FREE (Pre-registration required – Park District Residents ONLY)

Kids, grab your baskets and hop over to our annual Egg Hunt at Commissioners Park! Each time slot will have a designed hunt area with plastic eggs spread all over. Pre-registration is required. Open to Frankfort Park District residents ONLY. Face coverings must be worn.

Super Dog Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 27*
2:30 pm (approx.)
Bark Park at Commissioners Park

*Rain Date: Tuesday, March 30 @ 6:00 pm

Egg hunting has gone to the dogs! Dash around the Bark Park at Commissioners Park with your dog collecting treat-filled eggs and help your dog sniff out the special egg to win a prize.  After the hunt, visit with our dog friendly vendors and get your photo with Peter Cottontail. Families and all friendly dogs are welcome at this free, on-leash event. An adult should accompany dog-owners under the age of 12. Gate will open at 2:20 pm. Hunt will start at approximately 2:30 pm.

Sponsored by: Bentley’s Pet Stuff




Bunny Home Visit  New!

Tuesday, March 30/10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday, April 1/1:00 – 4:00 pm
Friday, April 2/10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Your House

All Ages

$25 (Fee includes outdoor home visit with the Bunny and gift for one child)
$5 for each additional child in household*

*Online Code: BUNNY 2021

Watch your child’s eyes light up as they receive a personal visit from the Bunny at your house.  The Bunny will hop on over for an outdoor photo and will bring your child a special treat.  You will receive a phone call a day before the visit with an approximate arrival time.  Be sure to have your camera ready for the bunny arrival. Open to Frankfort Park District residents only.  Bunny will spend approximately 10 minutes at each location.

Spring Break Movie Fun – Zootopia

Monday, March 29
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center

4 – 10 years
$10/NR $13/person

Looking for something fun to do during Spring Break?  Join the Frankfort Park District for an afternoon of crafts, snacks and the movie “Zootopia”.  We will enjoy pizza, popcorn, cookies and punch and settle in for the movie on the big screen.

Registration deadline: March 26

15th Annual Family Fun Fly

Thursday, April 1
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fort Frankfort at Commissioners Park

All Ages

Grab your kites and join us as we celebrate “Flying for Kids Month”, a statewide kite fly to promote park districts, recreation agencies and the Park District Youth License Plate.  Bring your own kite or borrow one from the Park District to fly.  This event is FREE and open to the public!

Rain/Weather Date: Saturday, April 24 @ Main Park 12:30 – 2:30 pm

Kids Garage Sale

Saturday, April 24
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Main Park North Parking Lot

5 – 14 years old (sellers)
$10 per space (includes table & advertising)

Kids, clean out your closets, your toy box and under those beds.  Sell your unwanted or no longer needed toys, games, books and other items and make a few extra dollars!  Each child will have one parking space to sell.  All kids must be supervised by a parent or guardian.  A detailed letter with more information will be sent to sellers.  The garage sale is open to the public.  Face coverings must be worn. 

Registration Deadline: April 16 or until filled

Celebrating Earth Day

Saturday, April 24
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Main Park


Come out to Main Park for an afternoon of Earth Day fun! There will be kid friendly games, learning activities for children, crafts, give-a-ways, popcorn, hot dogs, paper shredding drop off, and more! Each family will receive a tree sapling to plant and help make a difference this Earth Day. Face coverings must be worn.

Mother/Son Bowling Night

Friday, April 30
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Thunderbowl, 18700 Old LaGrange Road, Mokena

All Ages
$22/NR $25/person

Hey moms, looking for a fun evening out with your little guy?  Join us at Thunderbowl in Mokena for two games of bowling and dinner. This is a great opportunity to have some fun spending time together with a little competition mixed in. Pizza, pop, two games of bowling, shoes, and bowling balls are included in the fee.  NO TICKETS will be sold at the door.

Registration Deadline: April 16 or until filled

Mother/Daughter Board Game Night

Wednesday, May 12
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Founders Community Center

All Ages
$10/NR $13/person

Moms, get your daughters together for a fun evening of board games, puzzles, music and laughs.  This will be a great evening to spend some time together while having fun!  Pizza, salads and desserts will be served.

Registration Deadline: May 5

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