The Events of Forest Park.

Enjoy Madison Street in all its glory and simply have fun at any of the Forest Park Chamber’s hosted events. From Wine Walk & Shop and Sidewalk Sales to Casket Races, Forest Park Music Fest and the Holiday Walk, you’ll find fun around every corner. Events are held throughout the calendar year, so there is always something exciting to look forward to for everyone.

FEATURED EVENT

  • 25th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 7 • 1 pm

    Everybody loves a parade…and Forest Park’s 25the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the best in the western suburbs. Over 60 entries including bagpipers, marching bands, Irish dancers, local business entries, Medinah Shriner parade units, local police and fire departments and much more, are just the beginning of a great day on Madison Street. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m. from Madison and Van Buren and travels east on Madison to Elgin. Check out our dining guide to plan your &...

    March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Spring Wine Walk & Shop – April 18 • 1 to 5 pm

    What a great way to explore the unique shops on Madison! Visit 14-plus locations while tasting wine and locally prepared small bites. Bonus bottle of wine of your choice included! Pay for reservations for you or your group online, call the Chamber office and charge it, or visit Famous Liquors in Forest Park. However you reserve your spot, your name will be added to our paid reservation list. Then on the day of the event between 12:15 and 3 p.m., sign in at Forest Park National Bank – 73...

    April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Annual Meeting – May 6 – 5:30 p.m.

    Chamber members! We hope you’ll join us at our Annual Meeting and Taste of Forest Park! The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with the Taste of Forest Park, followed by presentation of the PRIDE Awards and a live and silent auction. Enjoy beer and wine compliments of Famous Liquors and Burke Beverage, and scrumptious food provided by Chamber-member restaurants. Call the Chamber office for more details…or RSVP to laurie@exploreforestpark.com. It’s casual. It’s fun. We hope to see ...

    May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Sidewalk Sale – July 24, 25 & 26

    Big deals all along Madison Street! Bring your friends and browse our unique boutiques and specialty shops and grab a bite to eat at one of our local eateries.

    July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 5:00 pm
  • Sidewalk Sale – September 18, 19 & 20

    Big deals all along Madison Street! Bring your friends and browse our unique boutiques and specialty shops and grab a bite to eat at one of our local eateries.

    September 18 @ 10:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  1. 25th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 7 • 1 pm

    March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Spring Wine Walk & Shop – April 18 • 1 to 5 pm

    April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Annual Meeting – May 6 – 5:30 p.m.

    May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Sidewalk Sale – July 24, 25 & 26

    July 24 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 5:00 pm
  5. Sidewalk Sale – September 18, 19 & 20

    September 18 @ 10:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm

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