The Grinch has taken over Whoville and can’t wait to see you! Take a walk around our own Whoville with your family and collect treats from all the Whos, then put on your best grinchy face for a photo with Santa and the Grinch! Trail and meet-and-greet will be outside and will take approximately 10-15 minutes.
This year Santa is making a Special Delivery right to your house. Santa and his elves will arrive at the Carol Stream Jingle Bus to deliver each child a special gift and pose for a quick photo before heading back to the North Pole! This event is only available to residents of Carol Stream.
Journey to the “North Pole” and listen to the story of the Polar Express. Riders board the train in Roselle to pick up Santa at the North Pole (Elgin). Santa visits with each family on the train to hand out the “First Gift of Christmas”. Back at the station, Santa visits with each child. Refreshments are served, and each child receives a keepsake from Santa. All Ages
Take a festive Trolley Ride around Carol Stream to look at holiday lights, hear the story of the Polar Express and sing carols. Back at the “North Pole”, visit with Santa and enjoy refreshments, games, and crafts. All Ages
Kick-off the New Year Teenie Weenie style! Kids get an early start on the festivities as we count down to noon! Activities include a live DJ, bounce house, games, crafts, and a balloon drop. Light refreshments are served. Ages 1-8
Break out your gloves and scarves and head out to Coyote Crossing for some Teenie Weenie Winter Pop-Up Fun! Activities include teenie weenie sledding (bring your own sled), snow painting, snowman building, crafts, winter treats, and more. Snowman eyes, nose and mouth will be provided, please bring any other accessories you may wish to decorate with. All children must be registered and accompanied by an adult. Please wear weather appropriate clothes and shoes. Social distancing and face coverings are required at all times.
At Home Box & Zoom Celebrate Valentine’s Day Teenie Weenie style! Activities include crafts, decorations, a snack, and a virtual party! Fee is per child. Activity boxes available for picked on 2/10 and 2/11 at Simkus Recreation Center. Free delivery available for Carol Stream residents only! Advance registration required. Register by January 31 to save! Registration closes February 5.
You could not, would not, want to miss this Dr. Seuss celebration! Party will include games, crafts, storytime, and a special birthday treat! Pre-registration required.
Take a ride through Venice with your favorite girl for a socially safe Daughter Date Night! Strike a pose together for our photographer, dance with your special girl, then pick up your date night kit to take home and enjoy together.
Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for! Bedazzled with a spectacle of song, dance, and fun at this year’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Both daughters and male chaperones feast on a three-course meal. Daughters take home a keepsake gift. Our professional photographer is available and picture packages are available to purchase the night of the event. Ages 3-13
Celebrate the first day of spring with our Spring Fling Family Breakfast! Enjoy a continental breakfast, spring crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt.
Bring your favorite four-legged friend to the Bark Park for a special egg hunt and bonnet contest just for them! Hunt will be broken up by size.
Hunt for eggs under the moonlight. Lots of candy and prizes to find. Bring a flashlight, a basket to collect your eggs, and a camera to snap a photo with the Bunny. Ages 3-12
Come join the Bunny for fun, games, entertainment, bounce house, crafts, a petting zoo, snacks, and an egg hunt. Don’t forget to bring your basket for the egg hunt. Ages 1-12
Incredi-Moms enjoy a super (hero) evening with their son(s). The evening includes music, dancing, entertainment, and refreshments. Ages 3-12
Start Father’s Day off right by bringing Dad to the annual Fishing Derby at Bierman Park. Enjoy a light breakfast by the pond and try to catch the ‘big one’. Prizes awarded to participants who catch the largest fish in each of the age categories (including dads!). Bring your own fishing poles, bait, and hooks. Catch and release is to be practiced. All Ages
Hey, cool kids, it’s time for some fun in the sun! Get ready to hang-ten and enjoy rad beach tunes, cold treats, games, sandcastle building, and more. Wear your swimsuit and bring a towel. Ages 1-8
Bring your low-rise lawn chair or blanket for an evening of entertainment, as we enjoy a movie under the stars. Activities and crafts take place before the movie, and concessions are available. All Ages
Fall fun for your little munchkins! Celebrate the most colorful time of the year with yummy treats, games, crafts, and a hayride! Ages 1-8
Hunt for eggs around a spooky Coyote Crossing Mini-Golf.
Trick or Treat at Red Hawk Park.
Don’t be scared to attend our family Halloween event! Make spooky crafts, eat ghoulish snacks, play spooky games, enjoy a bounce house, and listen to ghost stories. Ages 1-12