COVID-19 Updates

The safety of our patrons & staff is important to us. Therefore, the Lisle Park District follows all state and local guidelines under the Restore Illinois Plan. For detailed information on how this impacts Park District programs, events, parks & facilities, please reference our web page dedicated to COVID-19 updates.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

All Ages   |   Prizes Awarded by Age Group

Kids and adults are welcome to participate! Show us your carving skills for a chance to win prizes.

Carve your pumpkin any time between October 1-29. Once carved, take 2 photos — a picture of just your pumpkin and a picture of you with your pumpkin. Email Erica at both pictures by Saturday, October 30. Our panel of experts will judge all entries and winners will be chosen. Prizes will be awarded in each age group. We can't wait to see your awesome jack-o-lantern masterpieces!

R / NR Fee Age Groups Carve Your Pumpkin Submit Your Photos Winners Announced
$10 Per Entry

Register By
October 29
5 & Under
16 & Up
October 1-29
By Saturday, October 30

Email Erica Wise at:
Friday, November 5

Prizes awarded in
each age group

Online Registration Path: Register > Special Events

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Veterans Day Observance

Sunday, November 7  •  11:00am
Lisle Veterans Memorial - 921 School Street, Lisle


  • 'Posting of the Colors' by Color Guard
  • National Anthem
  • Chaplain Invocation
  • Announcements of each branch of service with medley played by Lisle Community Band
  • Dignitary Remarks
  • Retiring of the Colors
  • Closing Comments

Ceremony will be held in-person and live streamed via Zoom

Anyone attending in-person must follow social distancing protocols and maintain at least six (6) feet apart from others not in your household.

To receive access to view the ceremony via Zoom, you must sign-up through the button below. A Zoom link will be emailed to you with your registration confirmation.

You do NOT need to register if you are attending the event in-person.

Sign-Up for Live Stream of Ceremony

Questions? Call 630-353-4301 or email

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

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Candy Cane Hunt

Pre-registration Required - Register by December 10

  • For children ages 10 & under
  • Hunt is divided by age group (2 & under, 3-5, 6-10) in different areas of Lisle Community Park
  • Ages 2 & under will hunt for candy canes on the Lisle High School football field
  • Both age groups 3-5 & 6-10 will be given a map to hunt for candy canes around Community Park in a scavenger hunt style
  • Ages 3-10 can begin arriving at 10:15am to check-in. Once you have your map and your goodie bag, you can begin hunting! Check-in table closes at 11:00am.
  • A bag will be provided for collecting your candy canes. One of Santa's elves will be waiting at the check-in table with your bag.
  • A special visitor from the North Pole will be stopping by to hear your Christmas wishes!

Goodie Bags Sponsored By:
Boyce Chiropractic

Age Day Date Time R / NR Reg. By
10 & under Saturday December 11 10:00am Start - Ages 2 & Under
10:15am Start - Ages 3-5 & 6-10
$6 / $9 December 10

Online Registration Path: Register > Special Events

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Cookies with Mrs. Claus

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

Come and join Mrs. Claus and her elves for a wonderful time!

    We'll be enjoying our time with Mrs. Claus...
  • Singing Christmas songs
  • Playing Christmas games
  • Decorating and eating cookies
  • Reading 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Creating winter-themed crafts

Why not register for the Candy Cane Hunt at 10:00am and stay for Cookies with Mrs. Claus at 11:30am?! Don't forget to 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 11 11:00am-12:30pm $35 / $50 December 4

Online Registration Path: Register > Special Events

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Take Note Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 12   |   Concert begins at 3:00pm
Lisle High School Auditorium - 1800 Short Street, Lisle

TICKETS: $10 per person

Tickets available for purchase beginning November 1 at:
Lisle Recreation Center Front Desk | 1925 Ohio Street, Lisle

Tickets also available December 12 at the door (Cash Only)

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A Visit From Santa & Mrs. Claus

Saturday, December 18 from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Attention Lisle Park District Residents - Sign up for a 15-minute personal visit to your home (outside only)!

Santa and Mrs. Claus will pose for photos, listen to wish lists, provide a treat and maybe even sing a song or two! Visits will be scheduled within a set time frame, and patrons will be notified a week in advance of their scheduled time slot. Since Santa is very busy this time of year, we ask that only children who live at the address are present.

Day Date Time Fee Who Can Register Reg. By
Saturday Dec. 18 10:00am-3:00pm $50 / Lisle Residence Lisle Park District Residents Dec. 11

Online Registration Path: Register > Special Events

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