Kids Time at the Museum

The Museums at Lisle Station Park invites families to come to the Museum and participate in a FREE family-friendly activity in the Museum, 921 School Street, Lisle. Each month will have a new, festive activity! You don't want to miss out!

Learn More About Our Free Monthly Activities

Creature Double Feature

Saturday, October 5 from 4:00-6:00pm
The Museums at Lisle Station Park - 921 School St., Lisle

Ages 21+   |   $15 per adult   |   Register by October 1
Fee includes pumpkin, carving supplies, snacks, & 1 alcoholic drink

• Pumpkin Carving | 4:00-5:45pm
• 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Winners Announced | 6:00pm

Why should kids have all the Halloween fun? Join us for our first annual Adult Pumpkin Carving Contest! We’ll carve pumpkins from 4:00-5:45pm and announce winners at 6:00pm. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Come for the pumpkin carving contest & stay for Creature Double Feature at 7:00pm. We’re showing Beetlejuice & Ghostbusters!

Creature Double Feature

Saturday, October 5 at 7:00pm SHARP!
The Museums at Lisle Station Park - 921 School St., Lisle

Join us at The Museums at Lisle Station Park while we show a creature double feature outside on the big screen. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. All Ages Welcome! This is a FREE Event!

BEETLEJUICE begins at 7:00pm
GHOSTBUSTERS begins at 8:30pm

Scarecrow Scramble

Register today for the Scarecrow Scramble!

Help us raise money for a great cause and make a difference in someone's life. Register today and run or walk to help us provide recreation scholarships to low-income families who do not have the means to participate in recreation activities, and the Lisle Teens with Character Program.

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER! The Scarecrow Scramble relies on the help of volunteers from the local community. Are you looking to get involved? Become a Scarecrow Scramble volunteer! Volunteers will receive at Boo Crew T-shirt, pizza and pop or water. Sign up by Sunday, October 6.

All proceeds for this event will benefit the Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation Scholarship Fund & Lisle Teens with Character Program

Click Here To Learn More or Register Online

Sign Up To Volunteer

Monster Madness

Saturday, October 19 from 4:00-7:00pm
Lisle Recreation Center - 1925 Ohio Street, Lisle

Ages 10 & Under
Punch Card ( 25 Punches) = $10

Come and enjoy a festive autumn fun fair filled with friendly games, ghouls, animals and goodies. Win Halloween prizes and enjoy a snack at the "Creepy Café." Visit the pumpkin patch and the petting zoo. Take a pony ride or a walk through the corn maze designed especially for children and the young at heart. Be sure to dress up in your Halloween costume!

Monster Madness
Festive autumn fun fair, including:
  • Games & Prizes
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Corn Maze
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Inflatables
  • Corn Pit
  • "Creepy Cafe" Snacks
  • Haloween Costumes


Volunteers still needed! Anyone in 6th grade or older wishing to volunteer for Monster Madness, please download and fill out our Monster Madness volunteer waiver form*, or contact Erica Wise at All volunteers will receive a Monster Madness t-shirt.


*PLEASE NOTE: The only volunteer form that will be accepted for this event is the Monster Monster Waiver Form (found below). The Lisle Park District Volunteer Form will not accepted.

Download our Monster Madness Volunteer Waiver Form

Once Upon A Christmas

Saturday, October 26 from 5:00-8:00pm
The Museums at Lisle Station Park - 921 School St., Lisle
Recommended Ages 13 & Up

Join us at the museum for games, grub and a behind-the-scenes look with West Suburban Paranormal Investigators!

Come dressed in your halloween costume for a spooktacular evening at the museum. Join us as we celebrate our anniversary with games, grub and more!

You've seen them on TV - come see how they do it! West Suburban Paranormal Investigators will make a special appearance to provide a behind-the-scenes look at some of the methods and gear used by paranormal investigators.

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Candy Cane Hunt

Saturday, December 7, at 10:00am SHARP!
Community Park Bandshell - 1825 Short Street, Lisle

Candy Cane Hunt

  • For children ages 10 & under
  • Hunt is divided by age group (2 & under, 3-5, 6-10)
  • Dress warm & bring a basket for your goodies.
  • Prizes will be given for finding special candy canes.
  • A special visitor from the North Pole may stop by with other festive treats!
  • Pre-registration is suggested.

Age Day Date Time R / NR
10 & under Saturday December 7 10:00am SHARP! On or before Dec. 6 - $6 / $9
On Dec. 7 - $10

Click Here To Register Online

Cookies with Mrs. Claus

Saturday, December 7 from 11:00am - 12:30pm
Lisle Recreation Center - 1925 Ohio Street, Lisle

cookies with mrs. claus

Come and join Mrs. Claus and her elves for a wonderful time...
  • Singing Christmas Songs
  • Reading 'T'was the Night Before Christmas'
  • Playing Christmas Games
  • Decorating and Eating Cookies
  • Making a Holiday-Themed Ornament to take home

Bring your wish list and Mrs. Claus will be sure to deliver it to Santa!

Age Day Date Time R / NR Reg. By
3-6 Saturday December 7 11:00am-12:30pm $35 / $50 November 30

Click Here To Register Online

Once Upon A Christmas
Join us at The Museums at Lisle Station Park for free holiday fun!

This free event has become a holiday tradition in Lisle featuring old-fashioned holiday fun for the entire family! Stop by to see blacksmith, ice carving and baking demonstrations; visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus in the historic Lisle Depot; and visit live reindeer on Sunday! Join us for these, and even more exciting activities as we celebrate Christmas in Lisle!

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Take Note Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 8   |   Concert begins at 3:00pm
Lisle High School Auditorium - 1800 Short Street, Lisle

TICKETS: $10 Per Person

Tickets are available for purchase at:
Lisle Recreation Center
At the Door (Cash Only)


Itty Bitty New Years

Saturday, December 28 from 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lisle Recreation Center - 1925 Ohio Street, Lisle

Ring in the new year with dancing, crafts and a countdown to noon complete with a balloon drop. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Register by December 24.

Age Day Date Time R / NR Reg. By
2-6 with adult Saturday December 28 10:00am-12:00pm $12 / $18 per child December 24

Click Here To Register Online