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Recreation Department Special Events

Mark your calendar for the 2015 Special Events. Click here to view.



May


Romeoville’s Smartest
Friday, May 29, 2015, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Brunswick Zone, 735 Center Blvd., Romeoville
This is a night of fun, fascination and trivia! Teams of four, aged 21-years or over participate in a trivia-style competition where teams compete for the coveted Romeoville’s Smartest Cup. Proceeds to benefit the Youth Outreach Commission Scholarship Fund. Click here to view the flyer.


June


Route 66 Car Show
Sunday, June 7, 2015, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Romeoville High School, 100 N Independence Blvd, Romeoville
Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines because the show’s about to begin. That’s right, it’s time for the Route 66 Car Show. Whether you own a car, you are a car enthusiast, or you are simply just looking for a day out on the town, this is one event you cannot miss! This event has fun that is sure to appeal to all ages! There are many classes of vehicles being show such as classic, customs, antique, muscle, motorcycles, and Jeeps. Interested in entering you vehicle in the show? Contact Showcase Classics at (866)4RSHOWS or go to www.showcaseclassics.com. If you have questions about attending this show, contact the Romeoville Recreation Department at (815)886-6222. Click here to view the flyer.

Rockin’ the Ville Concert Series - Suburban Cowboys
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 7 to 9 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Adult beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase. Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to see the entire listing of bands for the 2015 Rockin' the Ville concert series.

Movie Under the Stars - Big Hero 6
Friday, June 12, 2015, 8 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Come out for a night with the stars under the stars! Movie Under the Stars is a free event that features a themed movie and activities. Pre-movie activities begin at 8:00 p.m. and the movies start at dusk. Click here to view the flyer.

Park Party
Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6 to 8 p.m.
Lakewood Estates Park, 620 Michigan Dr.
Join us for music, entertainment and inflatables for the whole family! Park parties are a free and fun way to connect with nature and your neighborhood. Click here to view the flyer.

Rockin’ the ‘Ville Concert Series - Gina Glocksen Band
Thursday, June 25, 2015, 7 to 9 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Adult beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase. Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to see the entire listing of bands for the 2015 Rockin' the Ville concert series.


July

Independence Day Celebration
Friday, July 3, 2015, 7-9:15 p.m.
Join the Village of Romeoville for a live band, food, games, and fireworks. All activities are held at Deer Crossing Park (1050 West Romeo Rd.) starting at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks will start promptly at 9:15 p.m. Click here to view the flyer.

Rockin’ the ‘Ville Concert Series - Wedding Banned
Thursday, July 9, 2015, 7-9 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Adult beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase. Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to see the entire listing of bands for the 2015 Rockin' the Ville concert series.

Movie Under the Stars - The Lego Movie
Friday, July 10, 2015, 8 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Come out for a night with the stars under the stars! Movie Under the Stars is a free event that features a themed movie and activities. Pre-movie activities begin at 8:00 p.m. and the movies start at dusk. Click here to view the flyer.

Kid’s Dip & Dash
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 8-11 a.m.
Heritage Falls Pool (101 Troxel Ave.)
Come join the fun in our 2nd Annual Kid’s Dip and Dash Duathlon. Participants will compete in a swim and run competition with distances that are age appropriate. This event is a great way to get kids to try non-traditional sports. Wave information: Wave #1 (ages 7-10 yrs.) 100 yard swim & .5 mile walk/run. Wave #2 (ages 11-14 yrs.) 200 yard swim & 1 mile walk/run Wave #3 (ages 15-18 yrs.) 300 yard swim & 1.5 mile walk/run. Click here to view the flyer. Click here for the registration form.

Cruisin' the Square
Thursday, July 16, 2015, 6 to 9 p.m.
Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps
This nostalgic downtown event features a classic car show, food and adult beverages, music, entertainment, inflatables and more! There is no pre-registration required to show your car. All car types are welcome. Sponsored by the Village of Romeoville and the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce. Click here to view the flyer.

Rockin’ the ‘Ville Concert Series - The Hat Guys
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 7-9 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Adult beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase. Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to see the entire listing of bands for the 2015 Rockin' the Ville concert series.

Park Party
Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 6-8 p.m.
Wesglen Park (120 S. Wesglen Parkway)
Join us for music, entertainment and inflatables for the whole family! Park parties are a free and fun way to connect with nature and your neighborhood. Click here to view the flyer.

August

RomeoFest: Thursday August 6 – Sunday, August 9
The 2015 Romeofest schedule is pending, but the dates/times are:
Thursday, August 6th 5:00-10:00pm
Friday, August 7th 5:00-11:00pm
Saturday, August 8th 12:00-11:00pm
Sunday, August 9th 12:00-10:00pm

Rockin’ the ‘Ville Concert Series - Arra
Thursday, August 20, 2015, 7-9 p.m.
Deer Crossing Park, 1050 West Romeo Rd.
Adult beverages and light snacks will be available for purchase. Click here to view the flyer.
Click here to see the entire listing of bands for the 2015 Rockin' the Ville concert series.

Cruisin' the Square
Thursday, August 27, 2015, 6 to 9 p.m.
Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps
This nostalgic downtown event features a classic car show, food and adult beverages, music, entertainment, inflatables and more! There is no pre-registration required to show your car. All car types are welcome. Sponsored by the Village of Romeoville and the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce. Click here to view the flyer.

September

Community Day of Play
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Location TBD
Join the Romeoville Recreation Department and the High Point Learning Center for the Community Day of Play.  Some of the activities that will take place are a sling shot launch, children’s play zone, obstacle course, dodge ball, and inflatables.  So get up early and stretch them bones for an exciting day of play.

Fall Community Garage Sale
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Register with the Romeoville Recreation Department to be included in a publication of homes participating in the Garage Sale. The publication of homes will be available to pick up at the Recreation Center and Village Hall beginning Wednesday, September 9.  Please return the registration form no later than Friday, August 28.

Founder’s Day Parade
Saturday, September 20, 2015, 2 p.m.
Parade begins at Newland and Belmont and ends in downtown Romeoville.
Show your Romeoville pride at the annual Founder’s Day Parade. Whether you are watching or participating, you are sure to have a great time. All community organizations, clubs, and businesses are encouraged to participate. Show your spirit by decorating your floats/entries around the Big Top Circus theme. Entry line up is at 1:00pm. For more information, contact the Romeoville Recreation Department at (815) 886-6222.

Glow-n-Go 5k Walk/Run
Friday, September 25, 2015, 7 p.m.
Registration and activities begin at Deer Crossing Park (1050 West Romeo Rd.)
The Glow-N-Go 5K Walk/Run is a one-of-a-kind night-time event that is about enjoying the experience with your friends and family. Participants of all different speeds, ages, shapes, and sizes are welcome and encouraged to be ready to GLOW! From casual walker to an avid runner, the Glow-N-Go 5K invites you to come be a part of the fun! Click here to view the flyer.