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OAKtoberfest OctoberOct 14 2023 01:00pm - 04:00pm

Celebrate Illinois oaks. Discover fascinating facts about these majestic trees while engaging in a variety of family-friendly activities. Take part in a guided nature walk, try your hand at acorn toss, and unleash your creativity with a tree art project. Enjoy live performances by School of Rock and Anima - Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus, and meet local environmentally-conscious organizations and small businesses. Additionally, Two Hound Red’s “OAKtoberfest” beer and a selection of wines from kō-zē wine room will be available for purchase. For those interested, there will be an opportunity to play platform tennis on a first-come, first-served basis, with equipment and brief instruction provided.

Participating Vendors: (subject to change)
Two Hound Red Brewing Co.
kō-zē wine room
Heavenly Hot Dogs
Sunset Slush
The Joy Bar
Righteous Kitchen
Violet Crumb
Spiritus Coffee Co.
School of Rock
Anima - Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus
Home Sweet Spa
à la main
Branch Gardens
Homegrown Gardens
Go Green Glen Ellyn
Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission
Glen Ellyn Public Library
The Conservation Foundation
East Branch DuPage River Trail
DuPage County Forest Preserve
League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn
Prairie Food Co-Op
Indigenous Peoples' Day Education
International DarkSky Association

Ages: All
Date: Saturday, October 14
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Maryknoll Park, 845 Pershing Avenue
Fee: Free (no registration required, children must be accompanied by an adult)

Weather Permitting:
Outdoor events may be canceled in case of rain or other unfavorable conditions. For updates on the day of the event, visit

OAKtoberfest is presented by Glen Ellyn Park District and Go Green Glen Ellyn.




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