Events

The Berwyn Park District offers a wide variety of family-oriented events throughout the year. The majority of our special events are held free of charge for our residents. We strive to bring you entertainment and help build life-long memories.
BAM Fest

Saturday, Jul 22

The Berwyn Park District presents Berwyn Art’s and Musics’ 3rd Annual BAM Fest at Proksa Park!  Come one, come all to this youth arts and music festival featuring live music, youth art galleries, art creation stations, a battle of the bands and much more!

Saturday, July 22nd  12-6pm

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



2nd Annual Wiffleball Tournament

Saturday, Aug 5

Come join us for our 2nd Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament!  Participants 16 and over are encouraged to register at the Proksa Park Office for the low fee of $100.00!  Teams will consist of 3-4 players.  Free Hotdogs, Chips and Water will be given to all participants.  There will be a beer garden available for those 21+ for an additional fee.

Tournament will take place on the Proksa Park Ball Fields

Saturday, August 5th starting at 10am Sharp

For more information or to sign up your team contact Cody at 708-956-7870 or cbrown@berwynparks.org

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



Activity#: 310622
New!
Movie in the Park - Beauty and the Beast

Friday, Aug 11

Belle is a girl who is dissatisfied with life in a small provincial French town, constantly trying to fend off the misplaced "affections" of conceited Gaston. The Beast is a prince who was placed under a spell because he could not love. A wrong turn taken by Maurice, Belle's father, causes the two to meet.

In addition to the Movie we will also have kids activities, arts and crafts and much more!

Friday, August 11th 

Movie Starts at Dusk!

Presented by the Berwyn Park District and Berwyn Public Library

Movies will be shown across from the Liberty Cultural Center at 6514 W. 27th PL

Location: Liberty Cultural Center
6445 W. 27th Pl. Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
Inflatable Obstacle Run

Sunday, Aug 20

New to the Berwyn Park District this year is our Inflatable Obstacle Run!  This event will feature fun inflatables, water obstacles and much more!  This roughly half mile course will take participants all the way through Proksa Park and get the kids ready for this year’s Back to School Picnic.

All Participants will receive a T-Shirt and goodie bag!

Registration is only $20 per participant!  Runners will be broken into age groups when we have final count of participants!

For more information or to become a sponsor contact Cody at 708-956-7870 or cbrown@berwynparks.org

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



Activity#: 510621
New Time
Back to School

Sunday, Aug 20

Join the Berwyn Park District and South Berwyn School District 100 as we say goodbye to Summer in style!  Join us for a day of food, fun and games at Proksa Park!  This free picnic features lunch off the grill, school supply giveaways, informational booths, meet & greet with BSD 100 teachers, games and more!!

Sunday, August 20th 12-2pm

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
Cardboard Boat Racing

Saturday, Aug 26

The Berwyn Park District and Berwyn Recreation Department present Cardboard Boat Racing this Summer at the Berwyn Rec Pool on Saturday, August 26th!

Open to everyone young and old, tall and small!

Friends, schools, businesses, and all other group boats are encouraged!

Boat Staging at 12:00pm

Races begin at 2:00pm

Winners announced at 4:00pm

Registration is just $15 per team and will include, cardboard, duct tape!  Plastic wrap and other needs for floation will need to be provided by participants.  For full guidelines and rules contact Cody @ cbrown@berwynparks.org or 708-956-7870!




Activity#: 510626
New Dates!
Community Garage Sale

Saturday, Sep 9

The Berwyn Park District will be hosting a Community Garage Sale at the Liberty Cultural Center on September 9.  We would like to invite the community to check out some of the items or bring their own items to sell.  To reserve a space please visit one of our registration offices or, if you have an existing account, you can register online at programs. berwynparks.org

Time:  8am - 2pm

Cost:   $20 per space

For more information please contact Cody @ cbrown@berwynparks.org

 

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



Activity#: 410600
New Dates!
Mariachis in the Park

Saturday, Sep 9

Bring out all your family and friends as we celebrate our community's Hispanic heritage with our Annual Mariachis in the Park. This year's event will feature dance performances, fun activities for children, tacos and other Mexican dishes available for purchase and most importantly, a traditional Mariachi performance!  Grab your blanket or lawn chair and mark your calendars to join us for this great event!

For more information or to become a vendor please contact Cody Brown at 708-956-7870 or cbrown@berwynparks.org

Proksa Park

Time :  1-6pm




Disc Golf Grand Opening Tourney

Saturday, Sep 23

Join us as we officially open Shadow Creek Disc Golf Course to the Public!  We will be hosting a Doubles Tournament to crown the Disc Golf Champions of Berwyn.  All ages are welcome.  Those under 16 must have an adult as their partner.

Just $10 per team and the proceeds will be donated to the Berwyn Park District's Access to Recreation Fund to help all our residents in need participate in various recreational opportunities!

For more info contact Cody @  cbrown@berwynparks.org or 708-956-7870!

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



Activity#: 510603
New!
Berwyn Brew Fest

Saturday, Oct 7

The 4th annual Berwyn Brew Fest will take place at Proksa Park on Saturday, October 1st! Enjoy tastes from over 40 different beers from craft breweries around the country, but with a local focus. There will be live music and food as well.

Time:      1:00 - 5:00pm

Tickets on Sale now at BerwynBrewFest.com.

Follow us on Facebook & Twitter @BerwynBrewFest.com. 

Early Bird Tickets, $25, now until 9/1

General Admission Tickets, $30, 9/2-9/30

Day of Tickets, $35, October 7, 2016

For more details, contact Cody Brown at 708.956.7870 or cbrown@berwynparks.org

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
All Hallow's Eve

Saturday, Oct 28

Saturday, October 29th from 3:00-8:00pm

Parade starts at 3:00pm at the YMCA, 2947 S. Oak Park Ave!

Please arrive at YMCA for parade and costume contest registration begins at 2:30pm.

Parade route will start at YMCA and continue down Oak Park Ave where we will head east on 31st Street towards Proksa Park.

Ends at Proksa Park for Halloween Activities!

Remember to wear your Halloween Costume as we will be having our annual Costume Contest.

Prizes will be awarded to top 5 Costumes!

This Family Event will capture the essenece of the season!  We will have children's activities, a spooky storyteller, bonfire, hayrack rides and more!

Pumpkins available for just $1

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
Polar Express Storytime Train

Saturday, Dec 2

Take a train ride on the popular “Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg.  BPD’s “Polar Express” will leave the Berwyn Train Station and go to the North Pole (Dupage Children’s Museum).  This delightful story will be read on our journey and when we arrive Santa Claus will join us for pictures and crafts! 

Polar Express Registration Day:  Saturday, November 5th

Please have all individual names & birthdays at time of registration!

Activity #  510602

Saturday, December 2 - 1:30 – 5:30 pm

Saturday, December 9- 1:30 – 5:30pm

We will be meeting at Berwyn Metra Stop at 1:30pm on selected dates




Activity#: 510602
New!
Candy Cane Hunt

Saturday, Dec 2

The Berwyn Park District will host the 1st annual Candy Cane Hunt in Proksa Park this December!  Get bundled up and come out to find all the candy canes you can in the Winter Wonderland of Proksa Park!

Saturday, December 2nd

10:00am Sharp

Ages 0-8 years

$1 donation to enter

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



New!
St. Nick Stockings

Wednesday, Dec 6

Have a special St. Nick Stocking brought right to your door!  Santa Claus will be making deliveries on St. Nick's Day, so please make sure that you are home!  Please register by November 18th!

Wednesday, December 6th from 6:00-8:00pm

12 months - 10 years

$25 Berwyn Residents Only!




Activity#: 410603
New Dates!
Positively Pasta

Saturday, Jan 13

The Berwyn Park District will be serving up its 11th Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser at the Liberty Cultural Center. Come experience Fabulous Italian Cuisine made by our special guest chefs, Berwyn Park District Commissioner Frank Amaro and President Mario Manfredini, and stay for dinner entertainment, cash bar, auctions and raffles throughout the evening. All proceeds will go directly to the Berwyn Park District’s Access to Recreation fund. Seating is limited and these tickets will sell out soon, so BUY YOUR TICKETS BEFORE WE SELL OUT!

Time: 6:00-10:00pm
Fee: $25 per person | $250 per Reserved Table

Location: Liberty Cultural Center
6445 W. 27th Pl. Berwyn, IL 60402



About BPD
The Berwyn Park District is a separate municipal governing agency established for the purpose of providing parks, facilities and recreational programs for the residents of Berwyn.

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To enrich the quality of life of the community by providing superior parks, facilities and recreational services in a fiscally responsible manner.
Proksa Park
Activity Center

3001 S. Wisconsin Ave.
708-795-2892
Freedom Park
Administration Office

3701 Scoville Avenue
708-788-1701
Liberty
Cultural Center

6445 W. 27th Place
708-795-2891
The Berwyn Park District is proud to be a partner and supporter of the West Suburban Special Recreational Association.