Let’s Play! Fort Building

Lloyd Park 799 Sheridan Road, Winnetka

Join the Winnetka Park District, The Alliance for Early Childhood, and Tinkering School Chicago as we spend the weekend using simple natural materials to build something truly amazing. Working with others to create a special place all their own, children will forge lasting memories, connect with nature, and be part of an awe-inspiring collaborative project.

Registration is preferred but drop-in attendees are welcome.

Free

Let’s Play! Fort Building

Lloyd Park 799 Sheridan Road, Winnetka

Join the Winnetka Park District, The Alliance for Early Childhood, and Tinkering School Chicago as we spend the weekend using simple natural materials to build something truly amazing. Working with others to create a special place all their own, children will forge lasting memories, connect with nature, and be part of an awe-inspiring collaborative project.

Registration is preferred but drop-in attendees are welcome.

Free

Pumpkins in the Woods

Hubbard Woods Park 939 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL

Hubbard Woods Park will be transformed into a pumpkin patch for the family to enjoy! The event will include pumpkin decorating, carnival games, bounce houses, a DJ, costume
contest, and more. Costume contest registration will begin at 4:30pm and winners will be announced around 5:30pm. Costume categories include most original, scariest, and funniest.

Pumpkin registration*: to receive a pumpkin and decorations, participants must register by October 10. Pending availability, pumpkins may be purchased at event.

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$5

Trunk or Treat

Winnetka Park District 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL

Join us for Trunk-or-Treat - a fun, safe, and neighborly trick-or-treating experience for all ages!

Want to be part of the fun? Decorate your car and pass out treats. The best decorated trunk will receive a 2023 family beach pass! Reserve a spot by October 10. Contact Julia Kreis at (847) 716-1299 or jkreis@winpark.org.

Registration deadline: October 17

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$3

Tractor Ride

Winnetka Park District 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL

Not a fan of traditional Halloween haunts? Join us on a scare-free tractor ride and meet your favorite characters. Candy will be passed out, so don't forget your treat bag!

Registration deadline: October 17

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$10

Family Campfire

Crow Island Woods Park 1140 Willow Road, Winnetka, IL

The tranquil setting of Crow Island Woods is the perfect place for an old fashioned family campfire. Enjoy sitting by the fire, listening to a story from the Winnetka Public Library, cooking hot dogs on a stick, and spending some quality time with family and friends.

Kids are free to play flashlight tag or let their imaginations run wild. Cap the evening off roasting marshmallows over the fire for s’mores.

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$10

Veterans Day Observance

Community House 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL

The community is invited to join the New Trier VFW Post #4831 to honor United States war veterans. Event details are still being finalized and will be posted in this brochure and on our website when available.

Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt

Winnetka, IL Winnetka, IL

Discover and support businesses throughout Winnetka at this year’s Scavenger Hunt for Small Business Saturday — sponsored by local businesses, the Village of Winnetka, and the Winnetka Park District. Stroll through Winnetka to see how many clues you can find!

This scavenger hunt is suitable for kids AND adults, alike. Participants will be entered into drawings to win prizes from a wide range of Winnetka businesses.

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