Special Events

July

7/31 - Summer Sounds on the Green - 7pm - "Classical Blast" - Bring blankets and chairs! For more details and weather related questions, please contact the Village of Hoffman Estates Village Hall at 847-781-2606.

August

8/2 – Party in the Park 4-10pm at High Point Park - Free Admission. Game and activity tickets will be available for sale, as well as food and beverage tickets.Parents will find everything they need to keep their family happy: a food tent, entertainment for all ages, games and crafts for children, music and dancing. The evening concludes with a free music performance. This event features many popular attractions children’s performer Dave Rudolf and live music at 8:30 PM with the band Exit 147. For more information visit heparks.org or call 847-885-7500.

8/4 – Volunteer Appreciation Night at Seascape (by invitation only)

8/6 – Live Music Night at Bridges of Poplar Creek Outdoor Event Area in the Outdoor Event Area with the band Lincoln Don't Lie. Food and drink specials all night, under the stars at Bridges of Poplar Creek (1400 Poplar Creek Drive), For more information, contact Pete Kovac at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 847-781-3659. Visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com.

8/8 - 10 AM Friday Fun in the  Park at Vogelei Park -  "Jeanie B" Children's Singer - This free show will be held at Vogelei Park in the outdoor pavilion starting at 10 AM. Guests should bring blankets and chairs and a picnic lunch if desired. Also available at the park is a playground, splashpad, pond, walking path and birds of prey viewing area.

8/8 - Seascape Movie Night - "The Lego Movie" Come enjoy a movie under the stars floating in the zero depth area of the pool or lounging on the pool deck at Seascape Family Aquatic Center. Doors open at 8 PM $5/$6. Rain date Aug. 9. Free for Seascape passholders. 

8/7 - Summer Sounds on the Green - 7pm - "The Flat Cats" - Bring blankets and chairs! For more details and weather related questions, please contact the Village of Hoffman Estates Village Hall at 847-781-2606.

8/10 - Grandparents Day  Spend quality time with your grandchildren at Seascape Family Aquatic Center! Grandparents will enjoy free admission with a paid admission for their grandchild.

8/14 - Summer Sounds on the Green - 7pm - "Hi Infidelity" - Bring blankets and chairs! For more details and weather related questions, please contact the Village of Hoffman Estates Village Hall at 847-781-2606.

8/15 - $5 Friday In honor of the Park District's 50 years of service, Seascape Family Aquatic Center will be offering a $5 admission all day.

8/20 – 50+ Open House ­at Triphahn Center. Come and see what the 50+ Active Adult Activities Center is all about! August 20, 7:00-11:00am at the Triphahn Center, 1685 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 847-885-7500 x626. At the event you'll enjoy: 

  • Free admission and free parking (enter at Higgins Road)
  • Free continental breakfast for first 100 attendees
  • Free health screenings and chair massages
  • New! Drawing for Rain Barrel
  • A dozen vendors and prizes from 9-11AM
  • Bring a canned good, benefitting a local food pantry

8/22 - 10 AM Friday Fun in the  Park at Vogelei Park -  "Istvan & His Imaginary Band" Children's Performer - This free show will be held at Vogelei Park in the outdoor pavilion starting at 10 AM. Guests should bring blankets and chairs and a picnic lunch if desired. Also available at the park is a playground, splashpad, pond, walking path and birds of prey viewing area.

8/24 - Seascape Family Aquatic Center Closes - last day to enjoy the waterpark! :-(

 

September

9/5 - Movie Night at Vogelei Park

9/12 - Zumba Party Night at Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center

9/19 – Uncorked & Untapped Wine & Beer Tasting Event to benefit the Friends of HE Parks at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club 

9/20 – Scarecrow Fest at Vogelei Park -  Noon – 3:00pm, the Hoffman Estates Park District will host its annual Scarecrow Festival at VogeleiPark, 650 West Higgins Road. In addition to a whimsical scarecrow display, country band Billy Croft & the 5-Alarm Band will perform from 1-2 pm in the pavilion. Admission is free. The festivities of the day will also include a climbing wall, safety town exploration, crafts, snacks, and so much more.  

Enter the Scarecrow Contest! The festival's Scarecrow Contest is sure to bring out the best in creativity and creepiness with everything from the charmingly classic to the unimaginably ghoulish. There are three categories of judging: Family/Individual, Business and Community Organization. This contest is free to enter. Businesses who submit a scarecrow to the contest may also set up a table to promote their business for just $20. Scarecrows will be judged on originality, creativity and presentation. The winners in each category will receive a prize. The winner in the Business Category Scarecrow Contest will win a free Business Card-sized ad in our Winter Guide which comes out on November 14 and is delivered to every household in Hoffman Estates. Contact Jody Dodson at 847-885-7500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

9/26 – Teen Corn Maze

9/27 - Wildflower Seed Collecting Event
10am to noon - We need volunteers of all ages to help collect native plant and wildflower seeds for future plantings. Come learn about the natural areas, native plants and wildflowers right in your back yard! Light snacks will be served. This event is free; we welcome groups and scouting troops. Take part in the largest single day volunteer effort for public lands in the US, National Public Lands Day. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-781-3672 with your name and the number of people who will attend.

October

10/11 - Bridges Final Challenge Golf Event at Bridges of Poplar Creek - Bridges Final Challenge is a late season golf event you won't want to miss. Fee includes 18 holes of golf plus green and cart fees and cookout buffet. Prizes will be awarded to winners. For more information visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com or call 847-781-3681.

10/12 - Pro Am Scramble Golf Event at Bridges of Poplar Creek - This 18-hole four-person scramble event is one of the most highly competitive events in the area. Teams consist of four amateurs or one professional and three amateurs. Fees include 18 holes of golf, greens fees and cart, and buffet dinner. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners. For more information and to register, visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com

10/26 – Pumpkin Skate ­at Triphahn Center and Ice Arena3-4:30pm. Free admission if you come dressed in costume! Cookies and hot chocolate will be served too. The ice is cold and slippery so for safety, please be sure your costume is “ice friendly”. You will need see where you are going on the ice and be able to get up if you fall down. Costumes that have moveable parts or loose pieces will not be allowed on the ice for safety reasons. Bring your camera!

10/25 – Halloween Bash ­at Triphahn Center - 10-11:30am Bring the kids for safe Halloween fun! They'll enjoy pumpkin decorating, games, crafts and snacks. Come dressed in your costume. Pre-register by 10/24. No registration at the door. 12 years and under.

10/25 - Pumpkin Swim at Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center - Kids will enjoy 30-minutes to swim in our "pumpkin patch". Each child will get to pick a pumpkin from the pool to decorate after the swim. Adult supervision is required. Register early to guarantee your spot! $5 residents / $6 non residents  1:00-1:45pm - 240719-A

November

11/1 - Turkey Shoot Golf Event at Bridges of Poplar Creek

11/15 – Make-A-Wish Holiday Golf Outing at Bridges of Poplar Creek

December

12/6 – Polar Express 

12/7 – Skate with Santa ­at Triphahn Center and Ice Arena

12/7 – Lincoln Park Zoo Lights 

12/13 – Winter Dance Showcase 

12/13 – Breakfast with Santa at Bridges of Poplar Creek

12/13 – Winter Ice Show ­at Triphahn Center and Ice Arena