Spring Events 2023

Summer 2024 Events!

Arbor Day Celebration

Saturday April 20 • 1 – 3PM
Community Park

The Village of Channahon is hositng an Arbor Day Celebration.
Think Spring, and celebrate Arbor Day with us.
*Bounce Houses/Obstacle Course
*Reptile/Insect Display
*Face Painting
*Tree Raffle
and much more!
Join us on Saturday, April 20 from 1-3 p.m. at Community Park as we celebrate all things Arbor Day!
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Star Wars Day 

Saturday May 4 • 9 – 11AM
Deer Path Park

Hello there! “May the force be with you”. Unleash your inner warrior and join some of our Park District team for a day of adventure. Prepare to unleash your inner artist and game master! We’re whipping up a fun craft and dishing out some epic playtime. Come join us at Deer Path Park! No Galactic or Imperial Credits needed – But Register you Must!
Deadline: April 26

Fishing Frenzy

June 14 – 16
Arrowhead Community Center/I&M State Park

Fish lovers, get ready to splash into some fin-tastic fun! The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is throwing a FREE Fishing Days celebration! Grab your bait and hooks, and head over to I&M State Park any time this weekend (June 14-16) for some reel-y great fishing! It’s a perfect chance to show kids the magic of fishing. But wait, there’s more! The first 50 Anglers to swing by Arrowhead Community Center on Thursday, June 13, before 4pm will reel in a bag of goodies for your fishing adventure! Don’t let this chance swim away!

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Summer Kickoff Movie in the Park

Thursday June 20 • 6PM
Bluff Park

Hey, Summer lovers! Are you ready to party? Then come join our Rec Team at Bluff Park for our Summer Kickoff Bash! We’re celebrating the first day of Summer in style with a picnic, games, and a movie under the stars! Chow down on hot dogs, chips, and water until 7 pm while we play epic yard games as the sun melts away. And as night falls, we’re firing up the big screen to showcase the classic flick, The Super Mario Bros. Don’t miss out on the fun! Join us for an outdoor movie extravaganza at 8:15 PM!

Special Recreation Pool Night

Friday June 21 • 5:15 – 7:15PM

Tomahawk Aquatic Center

Are you looking for a family outing for the whole family to enjoy? Come out and enjoy an evening full of fun in the pool. This event is intended for families who have an individual with a disability. This event is also great for families who are looking to meet new friends! Please note that participants must be accompanied by family or a caregiver. Our concessions will be open all evening. Pre-registration is highly recommended.

Fee/Resident Discount: $9/7

Free admission for season pass holders.

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Community Camp Out at Arroyo Trails!

Friday June 28 • 7PM
Arroyo Trails

Hey, adventurer! Ever thought about camping but worried if the kiddos will dig it? Join us at Arroyo Trails for our Community Campout and scamper into the wild blue yonder! Bring your own cozy tent or just grab a spot to bask in the starry skies. We’ll be lighting up the night with a crackling campfire, spinning tales that’ll make your hair stand up, and some good ol’ fashioned games until the sun goes down. Add your own personal flare to the tales, and if you’re feeling extra musical, bring along an instrument to add to the entertainment! We’d love to have you join in on the fun. Stay the whole night or sneak out like a ninja if someone’s not feeling it. Pssst…Don’t forget to register! Let’s make some memories under the big sky! Registration is per family.

Fee/Resident Discount: $35/25 per family

Register Here

Independence Day Celebration

Wednesday July 3 • 6PM
Ronald D. Lehman Community Park

It’s time to break free and cheer for Independence Day with the Channahon Park District Staff at Ronald D. Lehman Community Park! We’ve got a whole line-up of grub gurus and a heap of good times in store. And wait for it…we’re lighting up the sky with fireworks! Let’s make this a Fourth of July to remember!

Concert in the Park by Sundance 6-9:15 PM

Fantastic Fireworks Show at 9:15 PM

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Tuesday July 9 • 7:30PM
Tomahawk Aquatic Center

“You’re Welcome” to movie night at the pool! Grab your favorite floatie (not too big to affect the lifeguards view) and your best sing along voice and head to the pool! Let’s see “How Far You’ll Go” to have fun watching Moana on the big screen. Plenty of popcorn and snacks will be ready at the concession stand. The sprayground will be closed once the movie begins. Please leave all pet chickens at home.

Fee/Resident Discount: $9/$7 

Free Admission for season pass holders

Bluey and Paw Patrol Party in the Park!

Wednesday July 10 • 6 – 8PM
Woods of Aux Sable Park

Calling all Bluey and Paw Patrol fanatics! Are you ready to venture into the wilds of Aux Sable Park for a night of fun, games, and surprises galore? We’ll bring crafts, yard games, and a whole lot of sparkle! All we need is you and your little bundles of energy! So join us and get ready to rumble at this epic gathering! See you there!

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Thursday July 18 • 9:30 – 12PM (Quiet Hour 9:30 – 10:30AM)
Tomahawk Aquatic Center

Hold onto your seats, because this is no ordinary family event, and best of all, it’s totally FREE! Get ready to ogle over a crazy array of mega vehicles, from towering excavators to classic school buses, powerful tow trucks, and even emergency vehicles. But wait, there’s more: You can climb into the driver’s seat and experience these behemoths up close and personal! We will have a gentle, horn-free period from 9:30-10:30 am. Get your engines revving and don’t miss out on this epic day of fun!

 Christmas in July – Movie in the Park

Thursday July 25 • 6PM
Ronald D. Lehman Community Park

Who says we can’t have Christmas twice in a year? Let’s kick off the festive season again with a bang! Pack your picnic basket with some sweet treats like candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup, and head over to the Community Park with your fam! The Channahon Park District team has got some fun games and crafts up their sleeves to keep you entertained before the movie starts. And what’s a Christmas-in-July movie night without watching the hilarious Buddy in ELF! So, get ready to spread cheer and laughter, and become Buddy’s honorary elf! Alright, folks, it’s showtime! The big-screen magic kicks off at dusk (that’s about 8:15 PM).

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Barbie Movie in the Park

Wednesday July 31 • 7PM
Central Park

Get your dreamy pink outfits ready because we’re ending the summer with a bang! We’re talking about the one and only Barbie movie, folks! Bring your Barbie, Ken or any other fab dolls to the park, and let’s make it a Barbie bonanza!
Best of all, the movie is free, so come one, come all!

But wait, there’s more! We’re also doling out Surprise Barbies, and you really don’t want to miss that. So, be sure to register before July 26th to claim your Barbie. The main event starts at sundown (about 8:15 PM), so don’t be late, or you might miss Barbie’s latest adventures. See you there, gorgeous!

Location: Central Park
Surprise Barbie Fee/Resident Discount: $23/$18

Register Here

1 Mile Family Color Run

Friday August 9 • 6PM
Central Park

Hey, moms and dads! Got a kiddo who’s always on the move? Gather the whole family for a rainbow-colored run to the finish line! Register by July 19 to snag your size and a pair of cool shades. And guess what? The excitement doesn’t end there! We’re throwing a party at the Three Rivers Festival’s Family Entertainment Stage! Picture this: foam cannons, glow sticks, and top-notch entertainment. It’s going to be epic! Don’t miss out on this chance to make memories with your little speedster.

Have family and friends who don’t want to run, but want to participate? Have them email Debora at dkennedy@channahonpark.org to volunteer to spray and squirt color along the racecourse.

Location: Central Park
Race Fee: $25 per family member running
Register by July 19 to guarantee your desired shirt size

Register Here

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Three Rivers Festival Family Night Out

Friday August 9 • 7PM
Central Park

Start the Fest weekend with a bang by hitting up the Family Entertainment Stage with your squad! Get ready to bust a move, show off your smooth moves in a dance-off, and crush it in some super fun games. Trust us, there will be plenty of freebies to go
around, so don’t miss out on the fun!

Seneca Park Social

Sunday August 18 • 2 – 4PM
Seneca Park


Summer is waving goodbye, and we are not letting it go without a bang! Meet us at Seneca Park for one final hurrah and a day to remember. The Channahon Park crew will be doling out ice cream to keep you frosty while we indulge in some bingo madness, with sweet prizes for our lucky winners. Don’t forget to bring along your friends and neighbors for some non-stop fun from 2-4pm, because this is our last chance to soak up the summer sun!

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Rock On Channahon

(Formerly Known as Potato Festival)

Saturday September 14 • TBD
Central Park

A joint event between the Village of Channahon, Channahon Park District and Three Rivers Public Library District

Join us as we put a rockin’ new spin on this fan-favorite event! From live music to delicious food, thrilling activities to family-friendly entertainment, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Mark your
calendars, spread the word, and get ready to rock on like never before at Rock On Channahon!

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