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DuPage County offers year-round events that are more than special - they're spectacular. Attend professional sporting events, experience historical re-enactments, and partake in a wide variety of concerts, festivals, fairs and more.


Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Journey through time to the age of chivalry and knighthood. Feast upon a scrumptious banquet and cheer your own knight to victory in the tournament of games.

 
Benedictine University
Benedictine University
Benedictine University is the perfect venue for hosting your next presentation, business meeting, conference, concert, social event, or sporting event. Situated on a beautiful 108-acre campus, ...

 
Topgolf Naperville
Topgolf Naperville
Topgolf is a revolutionary state-of-the-art entertainment facility centered around the game of golf. Events at Topgolf offer upscale catering, unique event spaces and an unforgettable experience fo...

 
Dates Event Name & Description City Event Type
9/17/17 - 7/30/18 1917: Catalyst for the Modern Era @ DuPage County Historical Museum
One period in American History stands out as a beacon of change in the county. Changes in technology, medicine, and the aftermaths of the Great War di...Read on.
Wheaton
10/14/17 - 6/24/18 Death in DuPage @ DuPage County Historical Museum
Dig into historic death culture of DuPage County. Explore codes of dress, mourning traditions, and the way death and dying were understood by the peop...Read on.
Wheaton
1/5/18 - 4/28/18 High Tea @ The Drake Oak Brook Hotel
Menu

Fruit Bread & Scones
Pastries
Assorted Finger Sandwiches
Assorted Teas

Little Ones Tea
Finger Sandwich ...Read on.
Oak Brook
1/7/18 - 4/29/18 Champagne Sunday Brunch @ The Drake Oak Brook
Create your own tradition by taking part in one of our own with our Champagne Sunday Brunch. Enjoyed by families and friends for decades, we've revive...Read on.
Oak Brook
1/7/18 - 4/29/18 Sunday Breakfast Buffet @ Red Oak Room, Cantigny Golf
Always welcoming, always family friendly, the Red Oak Room at Cantigny Golf offers a Sunday Breakfast Buffet year-round, all while enjoying spectacula...Read on.
Wheaton
2/9/18 - 4/27/18 Paella Night Fridays @ El Tapeo
Experience Executive Chef Matthew Cappellini's live cooking demo of this delectable Spanish cuisine with Chef's choice paella, changing weekly ...Read on.
Oak Brook
3/3/18 - 12/30/18 Weekend Brunch @ One Fifty One Kitchen | Bar
Join us for Brunch every Saturday and Sunday! Our seasonal, chef inspired menu features homemade pastry board, eggs benedict, country fried chicken an...Read on.
Elmhurst
3/11/18 - 5/27/18 Sunday Brunch @ The Clubhouse
Visit The Clubhouse and enjoy their award-winning Sunday brunch buffet.

*Pricing does not include tax and gratuity. ...Read on.
Oak Brook
3/21/18 - 8/11/18 "Are We There Yet?" Exhibit @ Downers Grove Museum
Take a trip through the history of vacations, tourism and leisure from the Industrial Revolution to the present day. This exhibit explores how Downers...Read on.
Downers Grove
3/23/18 - 6/17/18 Snoopy and the Red Baron @ Elmhurst History Museum
Charles Schulz introduced Snoopy as the World War I Flying Ace in 1965 in his Peanuts comic strip, and over the decades the character has become one o...Read on.
Elmhurst
3/28/18 - 4/29/18 Mary's Wedding @ Mayslake Peabody Estate
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, First Folio presents a tale of the price that must be paid when innocence and youth colli...Read on.
Oak Brook
4/1/18 - 4/29/18 We (heart) Trees! @ The Morton Arboretum
Discover some of the wonderful products trees give us, then make a recycled plant container out of newspaper and plant a tree seed to take home and gr...Read on.
Lisle
4/4/18 - 10/31/18 Wednesday Walking Club @ Naper Settlement
Every Wednesday!
Get fit the old-fashioned way! When it comes to outdoor activity, there is no better way than an active stroll around the beau...Read on.
Naperville
4/5/18 - 6/17/18 South Pacific @ Drury Lane Theatre
More timely than ever, this Rodgers & Hammerstein landmark musical proves that even the backdrop of a tropical paradise cannot shelter its residents f...Read on.
Oakbrook Terrace
4/11/18 - 6/1/18 "To Be of Service to Flower Lovers" Exhibit @ Victorian Cottage Musem
Lombard Historical Society (LHS) presents “To Be of Service to Flower Lovers”, a Carriage House Exhibit that will allow visitors a peek into the histo...Read on.
Lombard
4/21/18 - 11/3/18 Wheaton French Market @ Main & Liberty Street
A French styled open air market where you will find fresh local produce, bread, cheese, meat, flowers, artisan foods & crafts, clothing, jewelry and g...Read on.
Wheaton
4/24/18 - 4/24/18 Dinner at 7: Bright & Balanced Cooking Demonstration @ Marcel's Culinary Experience
Spring is the ultimate season for fresh produce. Bright and refreshing, vegetable forward dishes will awaken your taste buds after winter's heavy meal...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
4/25/18 - 4/25/18 151 VIP Spring Dinner @ One Fifty One Kitchen & Bar
Treat yourself and indulge on our Exclusive Spring Menu brought to you by the talents of Chef Evan Sumrell & his dream team. In addition to these culi...Read on.
Elmhurst
4/25/18 - 4/25/18 Perfect Union: Curds, Suds, & Swine @ Marché
Fun, informative and guaranteed to “cure” what “ales” you! Get ready for a pairing excursion of our favorite things: cheese, beer and charcuterie. We’...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
4/25/18 - 4/25/18 Stranger in a Strange Land @ McAninch Arts Center
Armed with her camera, compassion and the fierce heart of an explorer, Jodi Cobb has spent four decades opening our eyes to the commonalities of human...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
4/26/18 - 4/26/18 Aunt Clara's Luncheon @ Elements
Join us for an afternoon celebration of women in agriculture from the past, present and future at Aunt Clara’s Luncheon. Luncheon will feature keynote...Read on.
Naperville
4/26/18 - 4/26/18 Shop, Sip and Stroll @ Downtown Downers Grove
Join our Downtown Downers Grove businesses for the 1st Annual Shop, Sip and Stroll Downtown Downers Grove! Enjoy 15 1 oz. tastings while discovering n...Read on.
Downers Grove
4/27/18 - 4/27/18 Arbor Day Tree Planting @ The Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Arbor Day with a visit from Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat at the Arboretum. Enjoy a group reading of Curious George Plants a ...Read on.
Lisle
4/27/18 - 4/27/18 Dress Like a Tree, Get in Free @ The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day with a slate full of fun events, including free admission to the Arboretum when you dress like a tree. Whet...Read on.
Lisle
4/27/18 - 4/27/18 Kathleen Madigan @ McAninch Arts Center
Back by popular demand, Kathleen Madigan returns with an all-new show! The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sums it up best: “[Madigan] feels like a friend...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
4/27/18 - 4/29/18 Arbor Weekend Celebration in the Children’s Garden @ The Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Arbor Day in the Children's Garden all weekend long. We will plant tree seeds, investigate tree cookies and go on a hunt for five unique tr...Read on.
Lisle
4/28/18 - 4/28/18 Table Top Tournament @ DuPage County Historical Museum
How good are your table top athletic skills? Looking to develop more? Create and play paper football and finger hockey at the Museum while enjoying th...Read on.
Wheaton
4/28/18 - 4/28/18 The Human Race @ The Esplanade at Locust Point
The Human Race® is a 5k Run/Fitness Walk community event bringing people together in support of over 70 charity organizations serving DuPage County. W...Read on.
Downers Grove
4/28/18 - 4/28/18 The Whirl @ Brookfield Zoo
The Women's Board and Board of Trustees of the Chicago Zoological Society is hosting the 37th annual Whirl fund-raising gala at Brookfield Zoo. This y...Read on.
Brookfield
4/28/18 - 4/29/18 Artistry in Wood @ Cantigny Park
The North Suburban Carvers & Cantigny Park present a fine art exhibit of one-of-a-kind hand-crafted collectible woodcarvings, turnings, wood-burning a...Read on.
Wheaton
4/29/18 - 4/29/18 Arbor Day Plant Sale @ The Morton Arboretum
Shop an exciting variety of plants chosen by our experts for success in your Chicago-area garden. The Arbor Day Plant Sale is one of the largest seaso...Read on.
Lisle
4/29/18 - 4/29/18 Sunday Music Matinee: The Piano in Latin America @ Warrenville Public Library District
Kimberly Davis performs music from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia and Brazil.

Register online if you want a remi...Read on.
Warrenville
5/1/18 - 5/1/18 Dinner at 7: Adventures in Modern Middle Eastern Flavors Cooking Demonstration @ Marcel's Culinary Experience
A dollop of yogurt, a shower of fresh herbs, a swipe of spicy harissa; all signature flavors of Middle Eastern food embraced by people all over the wo...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/1/18 - 5/1/18 Paint Night @ Arrowhead Golf Club
Come paint with Nesha while enjoying a house wine, margarita, or domestic beer on two separate Tuesdays. Cost includes guest’s choice of house wine, m...Read on.
Wheaton
5/3/18 - 5/3/18 The Birds & The Bees @ Marcel's Culinary Experience
Tonight, we celebrate the humble chicken and the honeybee. Chickens are the chameleons of the culinary world. Used worldwide, chicken lends itself to ...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/3/18 - 5/3/18 Wine Dinner @ The Morton Arboretum
Combine flavorful wine and a delectable dinner at our first-ever Wine Dinner. The 5-course meal overlooks our scenic Meadow Lake and is expertly paire...Read on.
Lisle
5/3/18 - 6/3/18 Outside Mullingar @ McAninch Arts Center
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Steve Scott

Anthony and Rosemary, two introverted middle-aged misfits, have every reason to fear r...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/4/18 - 5/4/18 The Art & Science Behind Pixar Films - Danielle Feinberg @ Fermilab Ramsey Auditorium
Danielle Feinberg began her career at Pixar Animation Studios in 1997 on the feature film A Bug’s Life. She quickly discovered her love for lighting a...Read on.
Batavia
5/4/18 - 5/20/18 Lilac Time Festival @ Lilacia Park
The Lombard Park District’s Lilacia Park is an 8.5-acre horticultural showcase featuring 700 lilacs and 25,000 tulips!

All ages will enjoy ...Read on.
Lombard
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 Blacksmithing 101 @ Naper Settlement
Learn the art of blacksmithing with an introduction to safety, tools and the forge in this two-session class. Participants will learn hammer technique...Read on.
Naperville
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 Cold Blooded Creatures Animal Show @ Community Recreation Center
Are you ready to see alligators, snakes, lizards and tortoises? Explore the world of reptiles with the guidance of Jim Nesci and his Cold Blooded Crea...Read on.
Addison
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 European Romance with von Weber and Saint- Saëns @ Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
Guest Artists: Baird Dodge, violin & Aditi Prakash, viola
Overture to Oberon Carl Maria von Weber
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra William W...Read on.
Elmhurst
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 Forest Therapy Walks (3 Hour) @ The Morton Arboretum
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a slow...Read on.
Lisle
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 Go Fly a Kite @ Graf Park
Go Fly a Kite is a free event held in Wheaton’s Graf Park that encourages the community to come out and enjoy spring and fly kites!

The Chi...Read on.
Wheaton
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 Knife Skills at 3 @ Marcel's Culinary Experience
Good knives and impeccable knife skills are critical for all cooks and chefs. Knowing how to properly use a good chef's knife will shorten the time yo...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/5/18 - 5/5/18 Tails on the Trails @ The Morton Arboretum
Enjoy a day out with your pup as you meander down the Arboretum's 16 miles of hiking trails. Shop from local businesses and organizations in the pet e...Read on.
Lisle
5/5/18 - 5/6/18 Art in the Park @ Wilder Park
Annual 2 Day Outdoor Art Show presented by Brewpoint Coffee.

A Juried Show of Fine Art, Craft, and Design. An annual Outdoor Art Show in El...Read on.
Elmhurst
5/6/18 - 5/6/18 Adopt Pet Shelter Makin' Strides for Strays @ Naperville Central High School
Bring your best pal and join A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter for our 25th anniversary of Makin' Strides for Strays! Enjoy a 2.5 mile walk that winds through do...Read on.
Naperville
5/6/18 - 5/6/18 Advanced Cooking: Regional Mexican Mole Workshop @ Marcel's Culinary Experience
Mole is considered by many to be Mexico's national dish. Two states in Mexico claim to be the origin of mole: Oaxaca (which is said to have over seven...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/6/18 - 5/6/18 History Speaks - Happy Illinois Bicentennial Birthday Bash @ Naper Settlement
On December 3, 2018, the great state of Illinois will be 200 years old! A birthday this monumental cannot go uncelebrated. Terry Lynch will be an "ave...Read on.
Naperville
5/7/18 - 5/7/18 Forest Therapy Walks (1 Hour 45 Minute) @ The Morton Arboretum
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a slow...Read on.
Lisle
5/7/18 - 10/31/18 Troll Hunt @ The Morton Arboretum
There have been reports of troll sightings in the woods of The Morton Arboretum! Six colossal creatures and a hideout have all been spotted, but why h...Read on.
Lisle
5/12/18 - 5/12/18 Capitol Steps @ McAninch Arts Center
Back by popular demand! Founded by former U.S. Senate staffers, primed to satirize the political world in which they were employed, Capitol Steps uses...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/12/18 - 5/12/18 Illusionist Jeanette Andrews @ Cantigny Park
Internationally acclaimed magician and artist Jeanette Andrews leads this intimate afternoon of extraordinary close-up illusions. Weaving together sci...Read on.
Wheaton
5/12/18 - 5/12/18 Pink 5K @ Oak Brook Park District
Help fight breast cancer in stride at the Oak Brook Park District's annual Pink 5K Run/Walk. Over $65,000 has been raised for LOCAL breast cancer outr...Read on.
Oak Brook
5/12/18 - 5/12/18 Victorian Memory and Mourning, plus Cemetery Symbols @ Naper Settlement
Get ready for Memorial Day with a look back at how Americans have traditionally handled death, mourning and memorialization. Experience hands-on Victo...Read on.
Naperville
5/13/18 - 5/13/18 151 Mother's Day Brunch @ One Fifty One Kitchen & Bar
A MOTHER'S favorite thing to make for BRUNCH is RESERVATIONS!

3 COURSE PRIX FIXE BRUNCH MENU

•1ST COURSE (Choice of)
- Rost...Read on.
Elmhurst
5/13/18 - 5/13/18 Champagne Mother's Day Brunch @ Holiday Inn Itasca
2018 Mother's Day Brunch

Adults: $25.95 – Reservations
$27.95 – At the Door
Kids (Aged 4-12)*: $13.95

*Kids under 3 ye...Read on.
Itasca
5/13/18 - 5/13/18 Mother's Day Brunch @ Mesón Sabika
The whole family is invited to our Mother's Day Brunch!

Our station style brunch includes an assortment of our most popular tapas, a carv...Read on.
Naperville
5/13/18 - 5/13/18 Mother's Day Brunch @ Brookfield Zoo
Give Mom the day off and let Brookfield Zoo's executive chef do the cooking. Enjoy a delicious Mother's Day brunch featuring cooked to order eggs and ...Read on.
Brookfield
5/13/18 - 5/13/18 Mother's Day Brunch Buffet @ Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe & Banquets
Please call for required reservations.

Breakfast Items:
Bananas Foster French Toast, Omelet Station, Ham and Cheese Scramblers, Chee...Read on.
Darien
5/13/18 - 5/13/18 Mother’s Day Brunch @ The Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Mom with a fabulous brunch against the blooming backdrop of Meadow Lake. Adults 21 and older will also receive a complimentary glass of cham...Read on.
Lisle
5/16/18 - 5/16/18 Voices of DuPage @ DuPage County Historical Museum
Calling all veterans, soldiers, and family members! Record your stories at the Museum to teach future generations. For information or to schedule your...Read on.
Wheaton
5/17/18 - 5/20/18 Bensenville Spring Carnival @ Bensenville Park District
Carnival Rides, Entertainment, Food Vendors, Beverage Tent, Live Music, Games & much more!

Individual tickets and daily ride passes availab...Read on.
Bensenville
5/17/18 - 5/20/18 Taste of Glen Ellyn @ Downtown Glen Ellyn
Join us for the 41st Annual Taste of Glen Ellyn

The Taste of Glen Ellyn is a Family Event featuring LIVE Entertainment, Great FOOD, COLD Be...Read on.
Glen Ellyn
5/18/18 - 5/18/18 Red Cross Blood Drive @ The Promenade Bolingbrook
Set aside just an hour of your day to give blood!

Located inside the management office lobby, located between American Eagle and Justice.Read on.
Bolingbrook
5/18/18 - 8/31/18 Vintage Rides Car Show @ Downtown Wheaton
Stroll through Downtown Wheaton to enjoy seeing classic cars, motorcycles and trucks of every make, model and year! Spectators will admire cars from M...Read on.
Wheaton
5/19/18 - 5/19/18 Alter Brewing Craft Beer Dinner @ The Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Illinois Craft Beer Week with a delicious 5-course dinner, perfectly paired with beers brewed by Alter Brewing.

Beer Dinner Men...Read on.
Lisle
5/19/18 - 5/19/18 Architectural Walking Tour of Downtown Wheaton @ DuPage County Historical Museum
Celebrate Preservation Month with a tour of downtown Wheaton. Tour covers 1.5 miles including Memorial Park, Adam’s Park, City Hall, Front Street and ...Read on.
Wheaton
5/19/18 - 5/20/18 Bear Awareness Weekend @ Brookfield Zoo
B-eary fun activities await guests at Brookfield Zoo's annual Bear Awareness Weekend. Guests of all ages can attend special Zoo Chats about the zoo's ...Read on.
Brookfield
5/19/18 - 5/20/18 Children’s Garden Celebration @ The Morton Arboretum
The Children’s Garden has a fresh new look! The beloved Wonder Pond now includes a new walkway around the pond, with more seating and shade for childr...Read on.
Lisle
5/20/18 - 5/20/18 Elmhurst Museum Day @ Elmhurst
Join in the fun for the 22nd Annual Museum Day in Elmhurst, a special event commemorating the important cultural value of museums to communities. Jump...Read on.
Elmhurst
5/21/18 - 5/21/18 Forest Therapy Walks (3 Hour) @ The Morton Arboretum
Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a slow...Read on.
Lisle


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