Community Events

French Market – June through October
Every Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting in June through October, stop by the French Market at Park and Ardmore avenues. Fresh vegetables, and fruit, garden plants and flowers, and home-baked bread are among the products sold throughout the season.

Villa Park Summerfest – June
Summerfest highlights include an arts and crafts show with a variety of artisans and crafters, a business fair, a food court featuring all local businesses, and an entertainment schedule featuring all local musicians and performers. Summerfest is brought to you by the generosity of our many sponsors. Show your appreciation by supporting the many businesses that make this
event possible.

Concerts in the Park – Wednesday Evenings June
Weekly Wednesday night concerts at the Rugaard Gazebo at Ardmore Avenue and Park Boulevard featuring live entertainment, food and fun. Sponsored by the Village Park Parks and Recreation and the Kiwanis
Club of Villa Park.

Historic Museum Ice Cream Social – July 3
Stop over to the Villa Park Historic Museum for their Annual Open House and Ice Cream Social. Check out the museum displays which feature local Sears Homes, the Ovaltine Factory, and other historic facts and photos of Villa Park. Enjoy a cold cup of ice cream while you browse and shop at Grandma’s Attic, a resale shop of gently used items and books.

4th of July Parade
Celebrate the 4th of July in Villa Park! The Villa Park VFW sponsored parade steps off at noon and features local businesses, politicians, community organizations, and sports teams.

Villa Park Oktoberfest in September
Celebrate Oktoberfest in September! This 3-day event held at Lions Park includes fun for all ages! Festivities include carnival rides, games, live music and food.

Joyful Traditions – 1st Saturday in December
Join the Chamber of Commerce for this much loved FREE family event to kick off the holiday season, held on the first Saturday of December. Over 75 trees placed along the Prairie Path are lit at the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Photos with Santa, trolley car rides, carolers, world’s largest stocking drawing and a tasting tent are among the festivities.