Community Events

2023 Community Events


Free June and August Summer Concert Series at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park (318 E.Kenilworth). The concession stand opens at 6:00 pm. Concerts start at 6:30 pm. We hope to see you all summer long! 

Summer Band Schedule 

June 1 – Petty Cash

June 8- Sushi Roll

June 15- Downhillers

June 22- Rockin' Fenderskirts

June 29- Reckless

August 3- Mr. Myers

August 10- Chicago's Own Piano Man Band

August 17- Murley Music

August 24- Strung Out

August 31- Jose Valdes & the Mambo All Stars

concert series

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Kiwanis Summer Concert Series (JULY ONLY) is located at the Rugaard Gazebo on the Praire Path.

July 5 - Rick Lindy and the Wild Ones

July 12 - St. Johns Lombard Praise Team

July 19 - Lake Effect

July 26 - Cadillac Groove 

Family Fishing Derby 

Bring the family, a picnic blanket and enjoy this fun event with a chance for everyone to “catch the big one.” A fishing license is not necessary, but don’t forget your tackle and bait. Prizes, provided though the generosity of the Villa Park Sportsmen’s Club, will be awarded by age group for the largest, smallest and most fish caught. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 9 am-12 pm at North Terrace Park

Villa Park Summer Festival - June 24, 2023, 11:00 am to 10:30 pm 

Fun for the Whole Family! Attractions include: Kids’ Entertainment (until 5 pm), Great Food, Live Entertainment, local vendors and a beer garden in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Villa Park Lions Club. Check back often for updates and additional information. Villa Park Summer Festival is an annual gathering of people coming together to enjoy music, food, libations, entertainment, local vendors and each other. This one day event serves as kick-off to summer!

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Annual Independence Day Parade – Hosted by VFW Post 2801 - July 4, 2023, at 10:00 am 

Happy Independence Day! Hosted by the Villa Park VFW Post 2801, Join us for this annual Villa Park event. This year’s theme is “Reflections" The parade route is approximately 2 miles long. We step off at 10:00 AM, going west on Central to Harvard, South on Harvard to Madison, East on Madison to Summit, North on Summit to Park, and West on Park to Ardmore for dispersal. Thank you to the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and Tri-Town YMCA for their additional support! You can access the parade participant and sponsorship form here 

fire truck parade

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Super Sensational Saturday Mornings 

Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and the whole family for these fun-filled Saturday mornings (10 am-12 noon). Great family entertainment, crafts and face painting will make for an enjoyable morning! No registration necessary. Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park

JULY 15 Jeanie B

SEPTEMBER 9 - Miss Angie’s Music

Movies in the Park

Bring a lawn chair and blanket to enjoy a movie outdoors on the big screen. This event is co-sponsored by the Villa Park Public Library, the Friends of the Villa Park Library and Villa Park • Parks and Recreation. 

Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park

AUGUST 9 - Minions: The Rise of Gru (© Universal Pictures, 2022: PG, 90 min.)

SEPTEMBER 8 - Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (© Columbia Pictures, 2022: PG, 87 min.)


Villa Park Brewfest - Saturday, October 7, 2023, 2:00 to 5:00 pm

Villa Park Brewfest will be held at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, 318 E. Kenilworth, Villa Park, IL. 

Early bird tickets will go on sale the week of July 11, 2023, prices increase starting August 15 

1-5:30 pm... Gold Pass...... $65 - includes early entrance (1-2 pm), food ticket, use of the indoor bathroom, commemorative tasting glass

2-5:30 pm... General Admission....... $45 - includes admission, commemorative tasting glass

1-5:30 pm... Designated Driver.... $15 

brewfest photo 2022