The Events of Forest Park.
Enjoy Madison Street in all its glory and simply have fun at any of the Forest Park Chamber’s hosted events. From Wine Walk & Shop and Sidewalk Sales to Casket Races, Forest Park Music Fest and the Holiday Walk, you’ll find fun around every corner. Events are held throughout the calendar year, so there is always something exciting to look forward to for everyone.
Forest Park St. Paddy’s parade is one of the largest parades in the western suburbs. Bagpipers, marching bands, Irish Dancers, local business entries, Medinah Shriner parade units, local police and fire departments and much more, are just the beginning of a great day on Madison Street. Check out our dining guide to plan your ‘after parade’ fun! Download the Parade Application for 2017 Download the Parade Sponsor Application for 2017March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
What a great way to explore the unique shops on Madison! Visit 16+ locations while tasting wine and locally prepared small bites. Bonus bottle of wine of your choice included! Pay for reservations for you or your group online, call the Chamber office and charge it, or visit Famous Liquors in Forest Park. However you reserve your spot, you or your group’s name will be added to our paid reservation list. Then on April 22 between 12:15 and 3 p.m., sign in at Forest Park National Bank ̵...April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Celebrate summer at Forest Park Music Fest on Madison featuring Chicago’s best new artists, local food, merchant sales & more…and enjoy all that this urban suburb has to offer. The 2017 Forest Park Music Fest will be held on Madison Street, between Des Plaines and Circle Avenues. With two lively stages filled with some of Chicago’s best bands, crowds are sure to enjoy the beautiful summer weather and dance the night away. Forest Park Music Fest will also feature two beer gardens, ...July 21 @ 12:00 pm - July 23 @ 10:00 pm
Mark your calendars for the annual Forest Park/Oak Park River Forest Golf Outing. Double your networking opportunities, exposure and fun at the 3rd annual combined FP/OPRF Golf Outing at Gleneagles County Club in Lemont. More information posted soon!July 25
For a frightfully good time, get in the ‘spirit’ and join us for the 6th annual Casket Races. It’s fun to watch, but don’t miss out on the chance to win one of the coveted trophies for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place — or the most frighteningly funny and creepiest casket. Just $30 to enter your team. Downloads of entry forms, specifications and rules available soon!October 28