Special Events

Movies on the Green
Ratatouille (G)

Wednesday, June 3
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green
FREE

Rain Dates:     One week after the original show date

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).

Frankfort Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 6
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 6.  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, home list, map of Frankfort and garage sale selling tips.  These packets will be available for pick-up at the Founders Community Center starting May 28. 

Registration Deadline: May 27
Location:        Frankfort Park District Community
Ages:              
All
Fee:                 $10 per home

Party in the Park - “School’s Out for Summer”

Shaffer Park
Monday, June 8
6:00 - 8:00 pm
All Ages
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! 

15th Annual Short Run on a Long Day

5K Run / Walk
Wednesday, June 17  
7:00 PM * Main Park * Frankfort

Registration Fee:
$19.00 Pre-Registration (by 6/15/15)
$25.00 (after 5 pm on 6/15/15)

Chip Timing by:
T & H Timing

Click here to download a Registration Form for the 15th Annual Short Run on a Long Day.

Click here to download a Course Map for the 15th Annual Short Run on a Long Day.

Register on-line at signmeup.com/107853

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

4th of July Celebration

Saturday, 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

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 (sponsored by: Frankfort Area Jaycess)
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 or contact Dr. Michael Gardner at L-W North High School. 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.  

Movies on the Green
Tower Heist (PG-13)

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

Rain Dates:     One week after the original show date

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). 

Party in the Park - “Backyard Game Fun”

Sandalwood Park 
Monday, July 13
6:00 - 8:00 pm
All Ages
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

Senior Picnic - “Come Sail Away”

Wednesday, July 22
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center
55 years & older

All Aboard for an afternoon filled with friends, fun, food, raffles 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.  Don’t forget to wear your nautical attire! 

Registration Deadline: July 18
Age:             55 years & older
Fee: 
            $9

Ladies Night Out

Thursday, July 30
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Founders Community Center

Looking for something fun to do this summer!  Grab your friends for an evening of Country Line Dancing, shopping, light appetizers and drinks.  Everyone will enjoy an hour of fun, easy line dancing lessons.  This event requires pre-registration.    

Deadline to register is July 24.
Age:            21 years & older
Fee:            $12

Movies on the Green
The Lego Movie (PG)

Wednesday, August 5
Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
Breidert Green
FREE

Rain Dates:     One week after the original show date

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).
  

Party in the Park - “Dog Days of Summer”

Timbers Edge Park
Monday, August 10
6:00 - 8:00 pm
All Ages
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.

6th annual Back to School Bash

Friday, August 21
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)

School has started and what a way to celebrate…Join the Frankfort Park District for the 6th 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

·         Rain Location: Founders Community Center Gym

Family Fall Campfire

Friday, September 18
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park
Families
Fee: $5/child (adults free) 

Registration Deadline: September 14

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 14

Trivia Night (Fall event)

Friday, September 25
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Founders Community Center

Registration Deadline: September 16

Do you think you know a lot about everything?  If you do, show off your knowledge of useful and useless information at the Frankfort Park District’s Trivia Night!  Get your friends together, pick a team name and be ready to answer as many questions as you can per round.  There will be 6 rounds of questions and teams can have up to 6 people.  The winning team will receive a cash prize of $ 150.00.  A light dinner will be served. 

Registration Deadline: September 16
Age:            21 years & older
Fee:           $120 per team of 6

22nd Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 14
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423

FREE Admission

For additional information or booth availability, please contact the Park District office at (815) 469-9400 or email Cali DeBella at cdebella@frankfortparks.org

Click here to download an application.

Summer 2015 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our 2015 Summer Volunteer Opportunities.

 

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