Put the finishing touches on fall with a colorful lineup of October activities around the Fox Valley Park District. From costume contests to craft shows here are a few activities to consider this month, but be sure to check out the Events Calendar for a full lineup of October adventures!

Fall Craft Fair

Calling all shoppers! We’re excited to host our 1st Annual Craft Fair at Prisco Community Center, where the talent and creativity of local crafters will be on full display. Come to refresh your home decor for the season or get a headstart on that holiday shopping. Admission is free! Raffle tickets for local crafter’s baskets will be on sale for $1/ticket or $10 for 15 tickets.

When: Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora
Ages: All
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Pumpkin Patch Pool Party

Take a dip in the Vaughan Athletic Center leisure pool, paddle through our floating pumpkin patch, and pick a favorite! Enjoy swim time and zip down the waterslides before decorating your personally-picked pumpkin with fun arts ‘n crafts! Admission includes one pumpkin per person, pumpkin decorating materials and swim time.

When: Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora
Ages: 2+
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