Celebrate with us!

Registration for our popular Holiday Events opens for residents on Saturday, October 1, at 8:30am. Non-resident registration is October 8.

Pleasant Home

Holidays Around the World

Let the first floor rooms of Pleasant Home be your "globe" as you make your way to each "country" for crafts, traditions and treats. Ages 5+

Make Your Own Gingerbread House!

Grab your family and purchase a table at beautiful Pleasant Home to decorate your own Holiday Gingerbread House. Ages 5+

Father Christmas

Travel back in time and visit Father Christmas at Pleasant Home this holiday season. This Victorian themed event will have something for everyone in your family. ALL AGES

Cheney Mansion

Breakfast, Lunch & Tea with Santa!

Join Santa and his elves for this wonderful family tradition of music and a visit with Santa. All Ages

The Santa Trolley!

All aboard for the Park District's annual Santa Trolley! All Ages.

Santa Pet Photos

Santa will be waiting for you and your pets on the grounds of Cheney Mansion to capture your holiday photo for the whole family! All ages

Cookies with Santa!

Join the Holiday countdown at Cheney Mansion and have some cookies with Santa before he journeys around the world. All Ages

Sensory Sensitive Cookies with Santa!

The Park District of Oak Park and WSSRA welcome families in need of sensory-specific events to visit with Santa! All Ages

Little Helpers Workshop

Parents, need to finish last minutes shopping? Drop off your little helper, where they can enjoy a kid-friendly dinner and enjoy games, crafts and more. Ages 4-8

Holiday Open House at Cheney Mansion

Come and view the beautiful holiday decorations at Cheney Mansion. All Ages

Oak Park Conservatory

Candlelight Walk

Enjoy the beauty of the season with a Candlelight Walk. Children can have a magical experience seeing Santa in our greenhouse in Mrs. Claus’s holiday garden and have their photo taken with Santa amongst the beautiful poinsettias. Drop your wishlist in his mailbox and receive a special pre-packaged gift from Santa! Shop our Winter Greens Market outside in our garden and poinsettia sale. Registration is required in advance. All Ages

This week GRC Customer Service hours will be 12:00pm to 5:00pm.