Special Events

Six Flags Great America/Hurricane Harbor Ticket Program - All Summer

The Channahon Park District offers discounted tickets for the residents to Six Flags Great America at Arrowhead Community Center and Heritage Crossing Field House. Enjoy everything about Six Flags without paying the full ticket price. Tickets are good any day the park is open to the general public (not to private events) –throughout Fright Fest. Hurricane Harbor tickets can be purchased on site for $10.00 per person.

Our Price: $50.00
Gate Price: $77.24
SAVINGS: $27.40
Meal Deal – Only $15 per person! Chose from six meal choices to eat when you are at Six Flags Great America.

Show your Parks and Recreation Appreciation.
June 30-July 8 (Tickets only valid any one of the nine days for only $36 per person)

Channahon Brew Night - October 6

Channahon Brew Night

Ages 21 & up with ID
Expect to taste the best that local breweries have to offer. Come out and sample different craft beers and let us know what your favorite is while enjoying a relaxing night under the fall tree’s at the Community Park. Light snacks and cash bar will be available.

Location: Community Park- West Entrance
Res/Nonres: $10/$12 pre-registered $15 day of event

Date Day Time
Oct 6 SA 4:00-6:00 PM


Howl "O" Ween Dog Walk (Free) - October 13

Howl “O” Ween Dog Walk – FREE!

Join us for a spooktacular evening walk with your pup on the beautiful Daryl Cole Trail Network at the Prairie Wetland! Along with many other dog lovers, the evening will include a family friendly canine walk, a dog treat scramble, and costume contest! We will also be accepting donation items for Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue at the event. All well-behaved dogs with a leash are welcome to attend. All Pre-registered dogs will receive a scarf and goodie bag.

Location: Prairie Wetland at Community Park (Use Community Park West Entrance)

Date Day Time
Oct 13 SA 6:00-8:00 PM


Harvest Fest (Free) - October 20

Harvest Fest – FREE!

Come celebrate the fall season with family, friends and the park district. Gather at Central Park to drink hot cider, enjoy a hayrack ride, make scarecrows, cook s’mores over a fire and decorate pumpkins. We will end the evening with a candy scramble at 6:00pm. We will supply the pumpkins and hay all you have to do is bring Scarecrow clothes and accessories.

Location: Central Park, Pine Pavilion

Date Day Time
Oct 20 SA 4:00-6:00 PM


Halloween Late Skate - October 26

Halloween Late Skate

Ages 10 years & up
Skate late this Friday, after our regular skate session.Come in costume and be ready to compete in frightful competitions, gruesome games, and have a howling good time!

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
Admission: $5 (Skate Rental is extra)

Date Day Time
Oct 26 F 9:30-11:30 PM

Regular Friday Skate Session Available 6:00-9:30 PM
Skate both sessions and pay only $8 for admission

America Recycles Day (Free) - October 27

America Recycles Day – FREE!

One day recycling event! Shred-X will be onsite to shred your important, but no longer needed documents. Drop off or stay and watch them get shredded.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center parking lot

Date Day Time
Oct 27 SA 9:00-11:00 AM


Monster Bash - October 27

Monster Bash

Grades 5th-8th
It’s an experiment gone wrong and now the place is crawling with Frankenstein’s Monsters! Grab your friends for a  frightening fun night and join us for this terrifying backlight event. We’ll have a costume contest, DJ, games, snacks and more! It’s encouraged that all participants wear a costume or something that will glow under the fluorescent lights. Preregistration is encouraged but not required for this event.

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
Fee: Before October 24: $15
At the door: $20

Date Day Time
Oct 27 SA 6:00-9:00 PM


Family Trivia Night - November 3

Family Trivia Night

The Chicago Trivia Guys are coming back for a second round! Challenge your brain to a night full of family trivia. Play to win some awesome prizes with questions from a wide range of categories. Trivia games are provided by the Chicago Trivia Guys. Concession stand will be open to purchase snacks as well as a cash bar. Register as a team with a maximum of 8 people: $10/ per person.

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
$10 per person/maximum of 8 people per team
Minimum: 8 pre-registered teams needed by Monday 10/29
On-site registration available pending availability

Date Day Time
Nov 3 SA 6:00-8:00 PM


Week of Giving - November 12-16

Channahon Park District’s Week of Giving November 12-16

All Ages Welcome
In November 2017, many members and businesses in our community volunteered their time and collected 75 blankets for the Channahon Park Districts Ronald McDonald House Blanket Drive for the families and children staying at the Oak Lawn location. Since the blanket drive was a huge success, the Channahon Park District would like to invite the members of our community to participate in our Week of Giving. We will extend a helping hand this holiday season and offer a variety of ways to give back by collecting items on certain themed days.

Location: Donation boxes will be available at Arrowhead Community Center

Monday Munchies – November 12
Non-perishable food items such as canned goods and boxed food items will be collected and donated to local Micro-Pantries.
Please check the expiration date before making your donation.

Toiletry Tuesday – November 13
We will collect toiletries such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, etc. Items for babies are always welcome!

Winter Wednesday – November 14
We will collect all things needed for keeping warm in the winter months including winter coats, mittens/gloves, scarves, hats, snow pants, boots, blankets and sweaters. All items will be donated to Chanooka Wish.

Pop Tab Thursday – November 15
Start saving your pop tabs and we’ll donate them to the Ronald McDonald House.

Family Friday – November 16
New blankets, toys, and games will be collected and donated to the families of the Ronald McDonald House and local Children’s Emergency Rooms! Blankets can be any size and all material types are welcome.

Post Turkey Day Late Skate - November 30

Post Turkey Day Late Skate

Don’t be a turkey, stay late after our regular skate session for more fun.

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
Admission: $5 Skate Rental is extra

Date Day Time
Nov 30 F 9:30-11:30 PM

Regular Friday Skate Session Available 6:00-9:30 PM
Skate both sessions and pay only $8 for admission

Winter Wonderland (Free) - December 8

Winter Wonderland – FREE!

Start the winter season with us. Back by popular demand – live reindeer! You and your family will have the opportunity to pet and get a photo with the real reindeer. A roving juggler will entertain you from 10-11:30am. During this event you will also experience carolers, horse drawn carriage rides, a candy cane scramble, kite flying and more. Candy cane scramble will take place at 11am. You will also enjoy a nice hot cup of chocolate, decorate sugar cookies and make a winter wonderland craft. Bring your cameras! Dress for the weather, activities will take place outside.

Location: Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club

Date Day Time
Dec 8 SA 10:00 AM-12:30 PM


After-Noon Year Celebration - December 31

After-Noon Year Celebration

It’s time to ring in 2019 and we are hosting the hottest family afternoon party in town! Join us for this family celebration to ring in 2019 without staying up quite so late. We will skate and party until we do the epic balloon drop at 3:30pm. Check your balloons for prizes, you never know how we will help you ring in the New Year! Celebrate with us!

Location: Skateland Recreation Center
Pre-Register by December 23
Res/Non: $7/$8
At the Door: $10 all

Date Day Time
Dec 31 M 1:00-4:00 PM

*basic skate rental is included in the fee, upgrades may be purchased
**1 non-skating adult admitted free per paid child