Special Events


Frankfort Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 2
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Frankfort Park District Community

All
$10 per home

The Frankfort Park District is sponsoring a community wide garage sale on Saturday, June 2.  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 30.  This event will be Rain or Shine.  No registration will be taken after May 29.

Registration Deadline: May 26


Parties in the Park – School’s Out for Summer!

Monday, June 11
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Brookmeadow Park, Elise Blvd west of Mary Drive

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District each month is summer at the Parties in the Park.  There will be outdoor games, activities including a DJ Dance Party, Giant Inflatable, and much more fun!


Movies on the Green – Lion King (G)

Tuesday, June 12
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.

*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)


18th Annual Short Run on a Long Day

 5K Run / Walk
Wednesday, June 20
7:00 PM * Main Park * Frankfort

Sponsored by: Town Center Bank

 

 

 

 

Registration Fee:
$20.00 Pre-Registration (by 5 pm 6/18/18)
$30.00 (after 5 pm on 6/18/18)

Chip Timing by: T & H Timing

Click here to download a Registration Form.

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.

Sponsored by:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


4th of July Celebration

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

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

  • Giant Inflatables
  • Kids Carnival Games
  • Face Painting
  • DJ Dance Party (5:15 – 7:15 pm)
  • Rainbow the Clown (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
  • Popcorn Wagon
  • Concessions

Sponsored by:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Fireworks at Dusk:

The spectacular fireworks display is sponsored by:

  • Kiwanis Club of Frankfort
  • Frankfort Park District
  • Village of Frankfort
  • Frankfort Chamber of Commerce
  • Frankfort Firefighters Foundation
  • Frankfort Firefighters Local 4338

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.


Movies on the Green – Despicable Me 3 (PG)

Tuesday, July 10
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.

*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)


Parties in the Park – Water Fun!

Monday, July 16
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Butternut Creek Woods Park, Cedar Road & Lincoln Lane

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District each month is summer at the Parties in the Park.  There will be outdoor games, activities including a DJ Dance Party, Giant Inflatable, and much more fun!

Sponsored by: LWSRA

 

 

 


Senior Picnic “Crosstown Classic”

Wednesday, July 25
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

55 years & older
Fee: $5

Which team do you cheer for; White Sox or Cubs?  Join the Frankfort Park District for a “Crosstown Classic” Senior Picnic.  There will be hot dogs, salads, desserts and bingo.  Remember to wear your favorite team apparel and Root, Root for the home team!

Registration Deadline: July 20

Sponsored by:
 

 


Parties in the Park – Last Days of Summer!

Monday, August 6
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Stone Creek Park, Pineridge Drive & High Stone Way in the Stone Creek subdivision

FREE Family Fun

Join the Frankfort Park District each month is summer at the Parties in the Park.  There will be outdoor games, activities including a DJ Dance Party, Giant Inflatable, and much more fun!


Movies on the Green – Coco (PG)

Tuesday, August 14
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.

*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).  


9th Annual Back to School Bash

Friday, August 17
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park, 22108 S. 80th Avenue

FREE (bring a school supply to be donated)

Sponsored by: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 a worthy cause.  These school supplies will be given to children in need.

Rain Location: Founders Community Center Gym


25th Annual Frankfort Park District Holiday Craft & Vendor

Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Frankfort Park District – Founders Community Center 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423

Click here to download the Holiday 2018 Craft Show Application


2018 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our WINTER/SPRING 2018 Volunteer Opportunities.

Please click HERE to download a listing of our SUMMER 2018 Volunteer Opportunities.

Click on the Event name to Sign-up Online for Volunteer Opportunities:
Celebrate Earth Day
Fort Frankfort Maintenance Day
June Party in the Park
Short Run on a Long Day 5k
4th of July Celebration
July Party in the Park
Senior Picnic
August Party in the Park
National Night Out
Movie on the Green
Back to School Bash