Annual Events in Park Ridge, Illinois
CANOPIES ON COURTLAND
Check out business offerings to residents and visitors on the Saturday during the Taste of Park Ridge. Sponsored by the Park Ridge Chamber.
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Friday evenings, June through August, the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony performs on the steps of City Hall while patrons assemble in Hodges Park for an evening of music, food, and friends. Sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society.
End of May through end of October held at Prairie & Garden Streets
July 3 at Maine East High School
CRUISIN’ PARK RIDGE
Cruisin’ Park Ridge is our local car show that will be held on the first Friday of June, July, August, and September. Hosted by the Park Ridge Chamber’s Retail Committee.
HARRY O’BRIEN 5K RUN/WALK
In the spring, hundreds or runners and walkers of all ages get ready to move! All proceeds from this community event will benefit social service organizations. Hosted by the Park Ridge Community Fund, Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, and Park Ridge Park District.
“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE!”
See this classic movie in December at the historic Pickwick Theatre. Benefits the Park Ridge Community Fund.
PARK RIDGE CIVIC ORCHESTRA
From October to May, the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra brings the soul-stirring excitement
of live professional performance to the historic Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge. PRCO
brings favorites from all eras — from classical symphonies to the latest blockbuster movie scores — to life for music lovers of all ages. www.ParkRidgeCivicOrchestra.org
PARK RIDGE WINE WALK
Shop and sip your favorite vino as you stroll through Uptown during the Park Ridge Wine
Walk. Hosted by the Park Ridge Chamber.
TASTE OF PARK RIDGE
The Taste of Park Ridge is scheduled for a Thursday through Saturday in July each summer
at the corner of Prospect and Summit avenues in Uptown Park Ridge. Dozens of food booths, daily and nightly entertainment, fun and games for the kids, and a Business Expo sponsored by the Park Ridge Chamber make for a fun-filled long weekend. For further information, please visit the Taste website at www.tasteofparkridge.com.
Friday evening after Thanksgiving, businesses in Uptown and South Park stay open late. Catch a round trip ride on a trolley and enjoy the scenic luminary-lined Prospect and Courtland avenues. Enjoy the sounds of carolers and the highly anticipated arrival of Santa Claus on the fire truck!