Special Events















Movies on the Green

Wednesday Nights
August 6 –Ghostbusters (PG)
Breidert Green

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
Time:            Dusk, approx. 8:30 pm
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).   

14th Annual Short Run on a Long Day

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Thank you to our Sponsors:














Senior Picnic - "Stars & Stripes Forever"

Wednesday, July 23
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Founders Community Center

American flags will be flying red, white and blue! Join your friends for an afternoon filled with catered food, dessert, 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 stars and stripes! 

Registration Deadline: July 17
Age:             55 years & older
Fee:              $9

Party in the Park

Monday, July 28
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Butternut Creek Woods Park

Come on out for an evening of FREE 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, giveaways and more!!!  A great time is guaranteed for all! 

Age:             All
Fee:              FREE

5th Annual Back to School Bash

Friday, August 22
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park

Come spend the last few nights of summer with the Frankfort Park District at our 5th Annual Back to School Bash.  The evening will consist of: field and carnival games, B96 Street Crew, craft area, bean bag games, giant inflatable, touch-a-truck, Little Obie Train, 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!  

Age:             School Aged Children
Fee:              FREE (bring a school supply to be donated to the Frankfort Area Jaycees School Supply Drive)

Rain Location: Founders Community Center Gym

Family Fall Campfire

Friday, September 19
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Commissioners Park

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 apple cider, play field games, enjoy a hayride, dance to music and listen to ghost stories.  Family fun for all! 

Registration Deadline: September 16
Age:             Families
Fee:              $5 (children only)

Thunder Surge Adventure Run

Saturday, September 20
Commissioners Park
Check-In: 9:00 am

Looking for a challenge?   If you are, join the Frankfort Park District for the 1st annual Thunder Surge and test your strength and durability in an obstacle course around Commissioners Park.  The course will consist of running, jumping, crawling, climbing and much more!!!  Come out and see if you are able to finish!  Awards will be given to the top finisher (male & female) in each age category.  Please note that the Frankfort Park District is not responsible for damage to shoes or clothing, so please dress accordingly. 

Registration Deadline: September 5

Check-In:    9:00 am
Age:             18 years old & older
                       18 – 28 years / 29 – 38 years / 39 years & older
Fee:              $25 pre-registered / $30 Day of 

21st Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 8, 2014
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Founders Community Center / 140 Oak Street, Frankfort

Free Admission!

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

Click here to download the Application Form

Sponsored by: BMO Harris Bank



Summer Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our 2014 Summer volunteer opportunities.