News

Spooktacular October Happenings around the FVPD

Pumpkin Weekends Each weekend in October, including Columbus Day (Monday, Oct. 10), enjoy family-friendly, pumpkin-themed festivities at Blackberry Farm, festively decorated for the fall season. Take in the fresh air and play in the Corn Crib in Farmer’s Junction, visit the Carriage Museum to purchase pumpkins, take pictures throughout the park at various photo-op locations… Read More

Fall Activities Around the FVPD

Summer’s been a blast, but who’s ready to shut down the AC, take in a football game, hit the trail beneath a canopy of colors or celebrate the arrival of fall with a favorite family pastime? From pumpkins to princesses, there’s no shortage of fun in our lineup of adventures. Get started by checking out… Read More

Know Who Drives for Free These Days? Disc Golfers.

Rewind two years when the world collectively sought alternatives to binge-watching, Zoom-meeting and TikTok-ing during the lockdown stage of the pandemic. With gyms shuttered and playgrounds cordoned by caution tape, we all wanted – needed – to get out and play, to sample new adventures and realign our recreational activities. One sport, its fuse already… Read More

Here’s What’s Happening Around the FVPD in July!

Live & Uncorked Our summer concert series at stunning Blackberry Farm continues (and concludes) with four shows on Thursday evenings in July! Pack a cooler with your favorite bevies and some snacks and enjoy a diverse lineup of Chicagoland’s favorite cover bands performing live from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $8 pre-purchased and $10… Read More

Events & Activities for June!

Monthly at-a-glance - what's going on in June? Summer Camps Space remains in several of our upcoming summer camps, but be sure to register soon, as many begin next week! Choose from sports, performing arts, gymnastics & cheer, aquatics, nature and so much more. Create your summer camp memories in 2022! When: Sessions begin Monday,… Read More