Special Events and Trips

The Butterfield Park District offers a variety of Special Events and Trips throughout the year. Many are long-standing traditions that help build the community  and provide family-friendly fun for people of all ages. Check out all we have to offer below. Some of these events require pre-registration.

HAUNTS AGAINST HUNGER AND TRICK OR TRUNK! 9987

Join us for a trunk or treat event! Local families and businesses are invited to reserve a table at our new park The Glen (located at 21W730 Butterfield Rd. Lombard IL.) to decorate with Halloween décor, and hand out prepackaged candy to the trick or treaters as they stop by. This is a safe alternative to trick or treating around your neighborhood. This event will be supervised by the Butterfield Park District. Parents are welcome to walk from table to table with their children. Your mid morning will be packed with fun activities we will have a live DJ playing games, Halloween tunes will be playing, their will be a bounce house for the children to play in, and we will pumpkins for sale as well. Don't forget to dress up in your favorite costume and bring a non-perishable item for our Haunts Against Hunger Food Drive! All food collected will be distributed to a local food pantry just in time for the cooler months and holiday season. Click here for additional information.
Ages: 2 - 12
Oct 30      Sa      11:00am - 1:00pm      $5

Santa's Wintery Wonderland

Come take a walk with us through Santa's Winter Wonderland. You will meet Santa by the fireplace at The Glen and have an opportunity to give him your Christmas wishes! As you wait your turn to talk to Santa you can participate in a Candy Cane hunt, draw holiday art on the sidewalks, play Santa Says, take your picture at our Elfie Station. At the end of your visit with Santa you will receive a goodie bag filled with fun take home crafts and other treats. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event will take place all outside (please dress accordingly). For this Butterfield Park District event please park in the east parking lot by the tennis courts and follow the holiday lights to The Glen for other holiday activities. Online registration cannot be discounted or cancelled.
Ages: 2 - 12
10000      Dec 18      Sa      4:00 - 4:45pm      $7
10001      Dec 18      Sa      5:00 - 5:45pm      $7
10002      Dec 18      Sa      6:00 - 6:45pm      $7


Daddy Daughter Date Night 10224

Dads, Daughters, Desserts & Dancing. Get ready to spend a night with your 'Sweetheart'. Come dressed for a night on the town and spend some time with your 'Best Gal'. Dads, Uncles, Nieces, Grandfathers and Daughters will dance the night away, take photos, play bingo, create beautiful craft projects and enjoy delicious desserts to take home and enjoy. Join us for a night to remember! *There may be limited number of participants in each room doing activities. Gym will have BINGO, crafts and pictures and Room 3 will have dancing!
Ages: 2+
Feb 4      F      6:30 - 8:30pm      $35/10

BPD Bunny Egg-Scramble 10171

Grab your Easter basket and hop out to Butterfield Park District at The Glen for your chance to collect eggs that the BPD bunny has left behind. The bunny will be on-site for photo opportunities. Don't forget to check your eggs before you leave because you may have found the "golden egg". This event will take place outside (please dress accordingly). Pre-Registration is required. Click here for additional information.
Ages: 1 - 10
Apr 9      Sa      9:00am - 12:00pm      $10

New Paramount Theatre - Cinderella 10255

Experience one of the most beloved and cherished fairy tales live on Paramount’s stage and with all the spectacle and splendor you’ve come to expect. This mesmerizing production gives us a familiar yet re-imagined take on the story families have returned to over and over across generations. Experience jaw-dropping magic as you’ve never seen before. *Pre-registration is required.  Click here for additional information. 
Ages: 5+
Dec 15      W      10:45am - 6:00pm      $65



New Paramount Theatre - Cinderella 10223

Tired of the same old routine? Looking for a fun family adventure. Come join us for a night out of music, theater and dance. Come see the newly renovated Paramount Theatre in Aurora and leave the driving to us. Meet at the Butterfield Park District for an afternoon of adventure and suspense. You may also meet us at the theatre. We will depart from the Park District at 11:45am and will return by 4:30pm. *Pre-registration is required.
Ages: 5+
Jan 2      Su      11:45am - 4:45pm      $65
  

New Paramount Theatre - Ground Hog Day 10256

If you’re cynical weatherman Phil Connors, it’s a never-ending nightmare to be stuck in a small hick town whose biggest claim to fame is meteorologist groundhog Punxsutawney Phil. What sounds like an outlandish fantasy becomes an insightful look at discovering what you’re capable of when you finally find the selfless person within, when you lower your defenses and make the most of each day. Imagine being stuck in a time loop - wait, did we already say this? Come see the newly reopened and renovated Paramount Theatre in Aurora and leave the driving to us. Meet at the Butterfield Park District for an afternoon of adventure and suspense. Lunch will be included. You may also meet us at the restaurant. We will depart from the Park District at 10:45am and will return by 6:00pm. *Lunch is included in the fee. *Pre-registration is required.
Ages: 5+
Mar 2      W      10:45am - 6:00pm      $65

New Paramount Theatre - Rock of Ages 10258

Tired of the same old routine? Looking for a reason to get out of the house?? Come join us for with music, theater and dance. Go back to when rock was king, and every song was a kingmaker. Relive some of the biggest, baddest rock songs of all time including “Just Like Paradise,” “Sister Christian,” “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and a whole lot more. Come see the newly reopened and renovated Paramount Theatre in Aurora and leave the cooking and driving to us. Meet at the Butterfield Park District for lunch, adventure and suspense. You may also meet us at the restaurant. We will depart from the Park District at 10:45am and will return by 6:00pm. *Pre-registration is required. Lunch is also included in the fee.
Ages: 18+
May 18      W      10:45am - 6:00pm       $65
















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