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2014 Special Events*

Bluesmobile Cruise Nights Car Show
Saturdays, May 17 – Sept 27
6– 9 p.m.
Metra Commuter Lot
Come view the "coolest cars" around. Classic car shows will take place every Saturday night in downtown Mount Prospect. Themed nights each week. For more information, click here.
Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association.

Mount Prospect Lions Club Farmers’ Market
Sundays, June 8 - October 19
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mount Prospect Train Depot, West Commuter Parking Lot (corner of Northwest Highway & Route 83).
Stop by and check out a wonderful array of fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers and other goodies. For more information, click here.
Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Lions Club.

Marché Français – Farmers’ Market with a French Twist
Sunday, Sept. 7
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Metra Commuter Parking Lot, Northwest Highway & one block west of Route 83
In celebration of Mount Prospect’s Sister City, Sèvres, France, come out and explore our Farmers' Market with a French twist. Enjoy French pastries, linens, jewelry and more.
Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Sister Cities Commission.

Mount Prospect Fire Department Open House
Saturday, September 27
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fire Department, Station 13
112 E. Northwest Hwy.
Come meet Mount Prospect firefighters and Sparky the Fire Dog and see firefighting equipment and apparatus up close. This family-friendly event will feature a vehicle extrication demonstration, dunk tank and two magic shows performed by Marshall Brodien Jr., son of Marshall Brodien from the Bozo Show. A climbing wall, fire pole and FREE hot dog lunch will also be provided. All age groups are welcome to attend the event. For more information, contact the Fire Department at 847/870-5660.

Fall Festival 
Saturday, October 11
1 – 4 p.m. 
Downtown Mount Prospect- Emerson Street & Busse Avenue
Pumpkin painting, scarecrow contest, hayrides, games, and crafts. Trick-or-Treat throughout town. Come enjoy a day of fall festivities for kids. FREE.

Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 11
4 – 11 p.m.

Downtown Mount Prospect- Emerson Street & Busse Avenue
Food vendors, beer sales, German bands and more.

For more information about the Fall Festival and Oktoberfest, click here.
Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) with support from the Village of Mount Prospect. 

“Watch for the DMA Downtown Mount Prospect Pub Crawl Coming in 2014.”

Veterans’ Day
Tuesday, November 11
10:30 a.m.

Lions Park Recreation Center
The Veterans’ Day Ceremony will be held at the Lions Park Recreation Center. Please come out and honor and support our veterans.

Tree Lighting Ceremony & Christkindlmarket
Wednesday, November 26
Tree Lighting: 5 p.m.
Christkindlmarket: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Village Hall - Keystone Plaza, corner of Route 83 and Busse Avenue
Bring out friends and family to witness the lighting of a tree donated by a Mount Prospect resident. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, cookies and carols. Stay and explore the Christkindlmarket, which welcomes an array of local vendors with creative gifts just in time for the holidays.
Tree Lighting is sponsored by the Village of Mount Prospect.
Christkindlmarket is sponsored by the Mount Prospect Special Events Commission
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Holiday Housewalk
Friday, December 5
The 27th Annual Holiday Housewalk features local homes decorated for the holidays by their owners, with additional floral arrangements and décor provided by area florists. For more information, click here or call 847/392-9006.
Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Historical Society.

Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 6
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Join the Mt. Prospect Park District for some hot cider, cookies and holiday cheer at Friendship Park Conservatory’s Holiday Open House. Musical entertainment and a visit from you-know-who will round out the fun. Bring your camera take photos of live reindeer and beautiful holiday floral displays. For more information, click here
Sponsored by the Mt. Prospect Park District.

*Note: These events are subject to change. Please check with the organizations sponsoring the events for the latest details.

 

Last updated: 8/20/2014 9:47:09 AM