Holiday Events

Sweetheart Dance

Sunday, February 9th

1:00pm-3:00pm at the Park District Ballroom!

Cost is $5 per person  

(create your own craft)

Join us for our parent/child (ages 3-12) Sweetheart Dance. Dress in your best clothes and enjoy snacks and fun music. The dance will be held in the Ballroom at the Lincoln Park District.

Call 217-732-8770 to register for the event!

Email, or stop by the front desk at the park district.

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11th

(Event canceled for 2020)


July 4th

Thursday, July 4th 

Where: Lincoln Park District


Day of Activities:


10:00am- We are starting the morning off with our annual Old-Fashioned Children’s Walking Parade! Registration will begin at 10:00am in Scully Park. Judging will start at 10:30am. The parade is for children ages 12 and younger, but parents are encouraged to accompany their children! Decorate your bicycles, tricycles, strollers, and wagons. You may dress up and walk or grab your skateboard/roller blades. No Motorized vehicles permitted (exception: wheelchairs). Leashed dogs are welcome to participate too! Decorations should be patriotic in theme and will be judged for originality, creativity and effort on the part of the child. A prize will be awarded to the winner in their category and age group. Winners will be announced at the Park District, where the parade ends.
12:00pm- The Aquatic Center opens for the public to enjoy! Everyone will receive one FREE popsicle with admission. There will be music and pool games to keep the family entertained all afternoon.
2:00pm- Registration will start for our Jr. bags tournament!
There will be more information to come and a flyer with details about this event. Like our Lincoln Park District Facebook page to see what awesome prizes you could win while participating in the July 4th bags tournament.
4:00pm – There will be inflatables, face painting, yard games, food vendors, and a DJ to get the night started right.
6:00pm- The Josh Holland Band will begin playing and you do not want to miss that! You can grab yourself some food and bring a lawn chair to enjoy the music.

9:00pm- The fireworks show will start! Come out to the Park District this 4th of July and have fun with the whole family!! More information to come about the events.

Get fired up about the 4th of July!


Halloween FunFest

Thursday, October 24th  


Begin your evening at Symphony of Lincoln for an unforgettable Trick or Treat experience. This event will begin at 5:00pm and go until 6:00pm.


(located at 2202 N. Kickapoo St.)

Then head over to the Lincoln Park District Halloween FunFest where we will have costume contests, games, treats & more! This event will begin at 6:30pm and go until 8:30pm.


(located at 1400 Railer Way)

Keepsake photos are available for purchase!

Saturday with Santa

Saturday, December 14th 


At the Lincoln Park District

Come out to the Park District to meet Santa!

There will be a kids craft table, make and take your own reindeer food station, a photo opportunity with Santa (please bring your own camera),  milk and cookies too!

This is a FREE event!

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