Apr
22
9:00 am09:00

Lilac Time Softball Tournament

This double elimination softball tournament is a great way to kick off Lilac Time. Cash prizes will be available for 1st and 2nd place. Each team will be guaranteed at least two games. Registration is required; www.lombardparks.com, (630)-620-7322.

Apr
26
6:30 pm18:30

Lilac Time Volunteer Training

Share your love of lilacs by becoming a greeter, park guide, or house docent. No previous experience necessary. (630)629-1885 or lombardhistory.org.

May
5
6:30 pm18:30

Little Lady Lilac Ball

Dads and daughters ages 3-11 will dance, play games, enjoy a dessert table, and visit the Lilac Princesses. Held at Lombard Community Building; registration required; www.lombardparks.com | (630) 620-7322

May
6
1:00 pm13:00

Lilac Parade Wine Walk

Registration/check-in at Vino Cellar. Various businesses along St Charles & Park will be participating with wine or beer, some snacks and business specific special deals. This is a rain or shine event; www.LombardLilacParade.com. For ages 21 and over.

May
6
1:00 pm13:00

Lilac Queen Coronation

Join us as the 2017 Lilac Queen is crowned, continuing a Lilac Village tradition of more than 80 years ago; held in Lilacia Park.

May
6
2:30 pm14:30

Concert in Lilacia Park with SHiNDiG!

Come to Lilacia Park and enjoy an afternoon with SHiNDiG! SHiNDiG is one of the most authentic ‘60s tribute bands in the Chicago area featuring songs by The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Monkees, The Mamas and the Papas, and more! (630) 620-7322

May
7
10:00 am10:00

Lilac Time Art & Craft Fair

Enjoy a variety of art and craft vendors, as well as food, entertainment, free Kids Zone, and more in downtown Lombard. St Charles Road between Main Street and Elizabeth. Lombard Chamber: (630) 627-5040

May
9
10:00 am10:00

Little Miss Ann: Fun with Music

Sing, play and dance with Little Miss Ann! Her award-winning approach to music encourages each child’s unique and creative participation. Little Miss Ann is a noted Wiggleworms® performer and a story time favorite! Pick up tickets at the Helen Plum Library Youth Services desk starting April 22! helenplum.org. (630) 627-0316

May
10
10:00 am10:00

Little Miss Ann: Fun with Music

Sing, play and dance with Little Miss Ann! Her award-winning approach to music encourages each child’s unique and creative participation. Little Miss Ann is a noted Wiggleworms® performer and a story time favorite! Pick up tickets at the Helen Plum Library Youth Services desk starting April 22! helenplum.org. (630) 627-0316

May
12
6:00 pm18:00

Lilac Ball

Enjoy an elegant evening of fun as residents and friends gather at The Carlisle for this annual celebration – dinner, dancing, raffles, open bar, and a silent auction. Reservations are required. Lombard Area Chamber of Commerce; (630) 627-5040

May
19
Jul 17

Kiwanis "Over the Threshold" Housewalk

The Kiwanis Club of Lombard is pleased to present its fourteenth “Over the Threshold, a Tour of Distinctive Lombard Homes.” The event showcases seven Lombard homes, each with a unique style and personality. Local interior decorators, garden and landscape designers, and floral designers are working with the homeowners to highlight its architectural, historical, and lawn/garden features. Besides touring the homes, a reception to meet the homeowners and designers is held at the Lombard Historical Society Coach House from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event benefit local programs and organizations serving children.

For more details, check it out on the web: www.lombardhousewalk.com. Tickets will be available on May 2 at local businesses. Tickets are also available at the homes on the day of the walk. The ticket price includes admission to the homes, the reception, and three door prize tickets.

May
19
7:00 pm19:00

Beer Tasting in Lilacia Park

Enjoy a sampling of variety of craft beers and learn what makes them delicious. Ages 21 and up. Located in Lilacia Park. Pre-registration is required; www.lombardparks.com, (630) 620-7322

May
20
8:00 am08:00

12th Annual Lilac Mutt Strut 5K & 1 Mile Puppy Path

The Lombard Park District presents its 12th annual Mutt Strut 5K race in conjunction with Lilac Time sponsored by the Lombard Veterinary Hospital. Participate with or without your dog in either event! Preregister by 05/19, 7:30pm or register on-site beginning at 6:30 am the day of the race. T-shirt and a pancake breakfast ticket included! Race starts on Parkside Ave, outside Lilacia Park. Pre-registration by 5/1 guarantees a t-shirt.

Location: Lilacia Park

Pre-Registration Fee: $23        Day of Registration Fee: $28

May
20
2:00 pm14:00

Enjoying Birds and Butterflies in Your Yard

Welcome birds and butterflies into your yard using bird feeders and “the natural way” with easy to grow plants and shrubs; Helen Plum Library. Pre-register at helenplum. org or by calling (630) 627-0316.

May
20
7:00 pm19:00

Wine Tasting in Lilacia Park

Enjoy samplings of white, red, and dessert wines. Ages 21 and up. Located in Lilacia Park. Pre-registration is required; www.lombardparks.com, (630) 620-7322