Live & Uncorked Returns Thursday to Blackberry Farm

Popular summer concert series extended to eight weeks  Some jammin’ news for fans of summer tunes, sing-a-longs and sunsets … Live & Uncorked, the Fox Valley Park District’s popular outdoor concert series, is playing an extra week this year for a total of eight live performances at historic Blackberry Farm. FVPD officials extended the summer… Read More

FVPD to Host Free Fishing Derby May 20 at Jericho Lake

No VR headset or vibrating game controller can reward the anticipation or replicate the rush when that bobber disappears, the line starts swimming, and the tug on the other end signals “Game on!” To capture those genuine feels and draw the most wholesome experience from recreational fishing as it was intended, full immersion into the… Read More

A Message from Our Executive Director

Summer 2023 Dear Resident, I grew up in Aurora on Prairie Street, a couple of decades before Orchard Road ever appeared on a blueprint. The nearby Gilman Trail was surfaced with crushed limestone, a formidable opponent to knees and elbows during bike spills. The “nature trail,” as we called the Gilman as kids, served as… Read More

What's Happening This Summer at FVPD

Whether it’s soaking, sunning, singing – or all of the above – who’s up for a generous dose of fun this summer? From concerts to canoe races, we’re rolling out a variety of activities to meet your pace of play. Here are some ideas to consider, but be sure to check out our Summer 2023… Read More

What’s Happening Around the FVPD in April?

Here’s to more flowers than showers in April! Celebrate spring’s bloom and choose from a variety of events and activities hosted by the Fox Valley Park District. Here are five ideas to consider, and be sure to check out our Events Calendar for the full lineup of April fun. Floating Egg Hunt Easter Bunny alert!… Read More