Special Events

20th Annual Spring Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, March 16
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

FREE Admission

Easter decorations, blankets, note cards / tags, personalized photos, handmade jewelry, hair accessories, hand painted glassware and much more!  Vendors included; Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Avon, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Perfectly Posh, Pink Zebra, Scentsy, Usborne Books, Pure Haven Essentials, 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 Spring 2019 Craft Show Application

Clover Hunt

Saturday, March 16
12:00 pm
West side of Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street (outside)

2 – 8 years old

Join the Frankfort Park District for the Clover Hunt to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!!!  Special prizes will be given to those children who find the special cloves.  Registration is not required, just show up for the hunt.  Remember to visit our annual Spring Craft and Vendor Show inside the Founders Community Center.

This event will be held rain or shine and is FREE. 

14th Annual Family Fun Fly

Tuesday, March 26
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fort Frankfort at Commissioners Park – 22108 S 80th Ave

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 27 @ Main Park 12:30 – 2:30 pm

Spring Break Movie Fun

Thursday, March 28
10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

4 – 10 years
$9/NR $12/person

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

Registration deadline: March 25

Donuts with the Bunny

Saturday, April 13
Session I: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Session II: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

$5 per child

Join Peter Cottontail for some donuts, crafts, holiday games and a special photo opportunity with the Bunny! Remember to bring your cameras. Check out the annual Egg Hunt at Commissioners Park that afternoon.

Registration Deadline: April 11

Egg Hunt with Peter Cottontail

Saturday, April 13
1:00 pm
Commissioners Park (Fort Frankfort) – 22108 S 80th Ave

1 – 8 years

Grab your baskets and come to the Annual Egg Hunt. Peter Cottontail will be present for photos.

Rain location: Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

Sponsored by: Oriental Trading Company


Super Dog Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13
2:30 pm
Bark Park at Commissioners Park – Sauk Trail and 80th Ave


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. Line up early because this hunt will be over in a flash.  After the hunt, visit with our dog friendly vendors and get your photo with Peter Cotton Tail. Families and all friendly dogs are welcome at this free, on-leash event. An adult should accompany dog-owners under the age of 12. While you are enjoying the hunt, please remember to grab your 2019 Bark Park membership packet.

Sponsored by:



Rain Date: Tuesday, April 16 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrating Earth Day

Saturday, April 27
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Main Park, 400 W. Nebraska Street


Come out to Main Park for an afternoon of Earth Day fun!  There will be kid friendly games, inflatable jump, 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.

Sponsored by: Oriental Trading Company



Sponsored by: Home Depot
Home Depot will have containers available for people to recycle used batteries, light bulbs, and plastic bags onsite during Celebrating Earth Day.



Kids Garage Sale

Saturday, April 27
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Main Park North Parking Lot – 400 W. Nebraska

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

Again this year, the Kids Garage Sale will be part of our annual Earth Day Celebration. The Garage Sale will be outdoors in the Main Park north parking lot. Kids will be able to make some money and make room for new items in this KIDS ONLY garage sale!  Parents please don’t be tempted to set your own stuff out. Children are not to be left unattended; an adult should be with them at all times

Registration Deadline: April 18

Mother/Son Bowling Night

Friday, May 3
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Thunderbowl, 18700 Old LaGrange Road, Mokena

$20/NR $23/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 19

Mother/Daughter Spa Day

Saturday, May 11
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

$12/NR $15/person

Calling all moms, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to spend some quality time with your little girl! Indulge yourselves for a morning of pampering and relaxation. Maybe you would like to “update” your look with a new nail polish color and hairdo. Refreshments will be served. Just sit back and relax, while the professionals do the rest. Pre-registration is required. NO registration will be taken at the door.

Registration Deadline: May 3 or until filled

Frankfort Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 1
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 1.  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: May 24

2019 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our WINTER/SPRING 2019 Volunteer Opportunities.

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

Frankfort On Pointe Dance Recital

Puzzle Mania
Craft Show Set-up Friday Evening
Craft Show Set-up Saturday Morning
Craft Show Clean-up
Clover Hunt
Donuts with Bunny
Egg Hunt with Peter Cottontail
Super Dog Egg Hunt
Family Fun Fly
Spring Break Movie Time
Celebrate Earth Day
Mother/Son Bowling Night
Short Run on a Long Day