Area Events

Scroll through and take a look at what's going on in and around Downers Grove!


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Passport to Dining

Thursday, April 18, 2024  |  6:00 pm

Taste samples from five downtown restaurants in support of The Grove Foundation.

Space is limited.

TAGS: Fundraiser  |  Community Events  |  Education

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Earth Week: Tree Planting

Saturday, April 20, 2024  |  12:00 pm

Plant a tree sapling at Concord Square Park with Greener Grove.

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Earth Week: Cicada Talk

Tuesday, April 23, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Join Greener Grove to learn about the wonders of the misunderstood cicada.

TAGS: Community Events  |  Education

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Wildflower Walk

Saturday, April 27, 2024  |  9:00 am

Celebrate spring with a guided Wildflower Walk in Lyman Woods.

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Earth Week Volunteer Day

Saturday, April 27, 2024  |  10:00 am

Celebrate Earth Week with the Downers Grove Park District and beautify your local parks for spring!

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Paper Shredding

Saturday, April 27, 2024  |  11:00 am

Bring your boxes and bags on April 27th from 11 - 2 pm. for the Baird & Warner Annual Shredding Event.

All documents are shredded on-site.

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Pine Hollow Golf Tournament

Saturday, April 27, 2024  |  11:00 am

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Just one of the events for this year's FoundersFest, hosted by the Downers Grove Historical Society. Events take place between April 27- May 4, 2024.

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Farm to Table: Heirloom Gardening

Saturday, April 27, 2024  |  1:00 pm

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Come to the Downers Grove Museum to learn about heirloom plant varieties and historic farming practices! 

Part of FoundersFest events.

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Old Time Barn Dance

Saturday, April 27, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy a fun-filled time of music and dancing for the entire family.

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The 1846 Blodgett House

Wednesday, May 1, 2024  |  6:00 pm

Join the Downers Grove Historical Society for the movie premiere of History Happens Here: The 1846 Blodgett House, a documentary about the Blodgett family, their home and the underground railroad and abolitionists in Downers Grove.

Part of FoundersFest events.

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DuPage River Sweep

Saturday, May 4, 2024  |  9:00 am

Register a team today and volunteer to help "sweep our rivers clean” by picking up debris in and along the local waterways.


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Founder of the Year Ceremony

Saturday, May 4, 2024  |  11:30 am

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DG Historical Society is pleased to announce Isrel Larry Blackburn as the Founder of the Year for 2024.

Part of FoundersFest events.

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Country in the Park

Saturday, May 4, 2024  |  12:00 pm

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Families will visit with farm animals, play 1850’s pioneer-era games and more!

Part of FoundersFest events.

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Senior Suburban Orchestra

Saturday, May 4, 2024  |  2:00 pm

The Senior Suburban Orchestra (SSO) warmly invites you to a Family and Friends Concert.

TAGS: Performance/Concert  |  Community Events

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Document Shredding

Saturday, May 11, 2024  |  8:00 am

Prevent identity theft! Bring your personal documents for shredding to this free event.

TAGS: Community Events

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Summer Concert Series

Tuesday, May 21, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy the vibrant beats of the 2024 Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Downers Grove Park District.

The 13-week series will bring live music to the community on Tuesday evenings from May 21 through August 13, at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

TAGS: Performance/Concert  |  Community Events

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Summer Concert Series

Tuesday, May 28, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy the vibrant beats of the 2024 Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Downers Grove Park District.

The 13-week series will bring live music to the community on Tuesday evenings from May 21 through August 13, at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

TAGS: Performance/Concert  |  Community Events

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Summer Concert Series

Tuesday, June 4, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy the vibrant beats of the 2024 Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Downers Grove Park District.

The 13-week series will bring live music to the community on Tuesday evenings from May 21 through August 13, at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

TAGS: Performance/Concert  |  Community Events

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Summer Concert Series

Tuesday, June 11, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy the vibrant beats of the 2024 Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Downers Grove Park District.

The 13-week series will bring live music to the community on Tuesday evenings from May 21 through August 13, at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

TAGS: Performance/Concert  |  Community Events

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Summer Concert Series

Tuesday, June 18, 2024  |  7:00 pm

Enjoy the vibrant beats of the 2024 Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Downers Grove Park District.

The 13-week series will bring live music to the community on Tuesday evenings from May 21 through August 13, at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park.

TAGS: Performance/Concert  |  Community Events

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Send your event information to: events@downers.us and see your event on this page.

Downtown Events

Special community and business events hosted by Downtown Management can be found on their calendar.


Downtown Events Calendar

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