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
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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 Version Options Community Events Headline2023 Community Events
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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