Special Events

Frankfort Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 4
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$10 per home
Frankfort Park District Community

Click here to download the Community Garage Sale - HOMES LIST.

The Frankfort Park District is sponsoring a community wide garage sale on Saturday, June 4.  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 28. 
Registration Deadline: May 26
Ages:      All
Fee:        $10 per home

Movies on the Green - Hotel Transylvania 2(PG)

Wednesday, June 8
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green
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.
Rain Dates:  One week after the original show date
Fee:    FREE

*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).

16th Annual Short Run on a Long Day

5K Run / Walk

Wednesday, June 15
7:00 PM * Main Park * Frankfort

Registration Fee:
$19.00 Pre-Registration (by 5 pm 6/13/16)
$25.00 (after 5 pm on 6/13/16)
 

Click Here to download the Registration Form for the 16th Annual Short Run on a Long Day.

Register On-Line at www.signmeup.com

Chip Timing by:

  • T & H Timing

Sponsored by:

  • Re/Claim Fitness
  • Jeffrey LaMorte Salon & Day Spa
  • Town Center Bank
  • Baird & Warner
  • Jersey Mike’s Subs
  • Palermo’s Pizza
  • Creamery
  • Integrated Physical Medicine
  • Running Excels
  • Holistic Health & Chiropractic of Frankfort
  • Lincoln-Way Select Properties
  • Hinckley Springs
  • Jewel-Osco


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.

Party In The Park - “School’s Out for Summer”

Monday, June 20
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Lincoln Meadows, Johnson Ave. & Elm Street
FREE

Start your summer with an evening of FREE Family Fun!  Presented by the Frankfort Park District, this party starts at 6:00 pm and will include a DJ dance party, giant inflatable, kid’s games and much more!  A great time is guaranteed for all!
Age:         All
Fee:         FREE

Wiffle Ball Golf Tournament New!

Saturday, June 25
12:30 pm (Tee Off) please arrive 30 minutes early to check in
Commissioners Park
8 years & older
$45/per two some

Calling all golfers! New to our summer line up – Wiffle Ball Golf! Join us for 9 challenging holes of golf at Commissioners Park. Large course atmosphere on a smaller scale. Longest drive, closest to the pin and tournament champion prizes will be awarded to winners.  Bring your own clubs or use a set on us. There will be a goodie bag and snack/drink for all participants at the end of the round.  Limited space available, so sign up today!

Time:    12:30 pm (Tee Off) please arrive 30 minutes early to check in
Age:      8 years & older
Fee:       $45/per two some

4th of July Celebration

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

$10 Wristbands Include: Unlimited access to inflatables, kids entertainment, face painting and carnival games

 

 


Sponsored by: Town Center Bank

 

 

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

  • Giant Inflatables
  • Children’s Entertainment
  • Rainbow the Clown
  • Popcorn Wagon
  • Carnival Games
  • Face Painting
  • Concessions
  • Fireworks at Dusk

The spectacular fireworks display is co-sponsored by:

  • Kiwanis Club of Frankfort
  • Frankfort Park District
  • Village of Frankfort
  • Frankfort Chamber of Commerce

The Frankfort Kiwanis Club needs your help.  For over 30 years, the Kiwanis Club has provided the fireworks on the 4th of July as a Thank You to all the residents.  Please support the Kiwanis Club with a donation for the annual fireworks.  Send to Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 875, Frankfort, IL 60423. Thank you!

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.

Party in the Park - “Backyard Games”

Monday, July 11
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Shaffer Park, Tanglewood Lane & Colorado Ave.
FREE

Come on out for an evening of FREE Backyard Game Family Fun!  Presented together by the Frankfort Park District and LWSRA, this party starts at 6:00 pm and will include a DJ dance party, surprise guest mascots, giant inflatable, kid’s games, giveaways and more!

Age:      All
Fee:      FREE

Movies on the Green - Grease(Rockin Rydell Edition)(PG)

Wednesday, July 13
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green
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.

Rain Dates:  One week after the original show date
Fee:       FREE

*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).

Yappy Play & Movie Night

Friday, July 15
Movie @ Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Bark Park @ Commissioners Park
FREE

What could be more fun than watching a movie under the stars with your 4-legged BFF.  Bring your lawn chairs and snacks.  Come socialize your dog prior to the movie and meet others in our pet community!  Note: If you are going to use the dog park, your dog must be spayed or neutered.  During the movie, all dogs need to be leashed. 

Fee:         FREE

Senior Picnic - “Sweet Treats”

Wednesday, July 27
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street
55 years & older
$10

Calling all sweet tooth’s!!!  Enjoy an afternoon with your friends, food, sweets and bingo!!!  Remember to bring some money to play bingo and hopefully you will win!  Bingo will be sponsored by the St. Anthony’s Senior Group. 

Registration Deadline: July 22
Age:         55 years & older
Fee:         $10

Party in the Park - “Dog Days of Summer”

Monday, August 8
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Windy Hill Park, Pfeiffer Road & Charrington Road
FREE

Don’t let the end of summer get you down!  Come on out to the last Party in the Park!!!  There will be DJ music, kid’s activities and an Adopt-A-Pet area.  Maybe you will even find a cute furry friend to take home!  Please bring a pet toy or item to donate to the adoption organizations in attendance that evening.

Age:      All
Fee:      FREE

Movies on the Green - Monsters Inc. (G)

Wednesday, August 10
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green
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. 

Rain Dates:  One week after the original show date
Fee:   FREE

*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).

7th Annual Back to School Bash

Friday, August 19
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park
School Aged Children
FREE (bring a school supply to be donated to the Frankfort Area Jaycees School Supply Drive)

 

 

 

Sponsored by: Town Center Bank


School has started and what a way to celebrate…Join the Frankfort Park District for the 7th annual Back to School Bash.  The evening will consist of field and carnival games, B96 Street Crew, 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 the Frankfort Area Jaycees School Supply Drive.  These school supplies will be given to children in need in the Frankfort community.  Get ready for school the Frankfort way!  

Rain Location: Founders Community Center Gym
Age:    School Aged Children
Fee:    FREE (bring a school supply to be donated to the Frankfort Area Jaycees School Supply Drive)
Sponsored by: Town Center Bank Logo

Family Fall Campfire

Friday, September 23
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park
Families
$5/child (Adults FREE)

Start the fall season out with your family and friends.  Enjoy a cool fall evening around a campfire in Commissioners Park.  Roast marshmallows, drink hot chocolate, play field games, enjoy a hayride, dance to music and listen to ghost stories.  Family fun for all! 

Registration Deadline: September 20
Age:      Families
Fee:       $5/child (Adults FREE)

23rd Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 12, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Frankfort Park District
Founders Community Center
140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423

Click here to download the Holiday Craft & Vendor Show 2016 Application.

Winter/Spring 2016 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our 2016 Winter/Spring Volunteer Opportunities.

Summer 2016 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our 2016 Summer Volunteer Opportunities.