Happenings in Oak Brook, IL

Only In Oak Brook will you find everything from a romantic getaway, to a world-class shopping safari, to an endless array of dining, entertainment, and family-friendly fun. So, be sure to take advantage of these events and discover all that Oak Brook has to offer.

Now Open - The Forge Lemont Quarries

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The Forge Lemont Quarries
1001 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439

A one-of-a-kind adventure park built on 300 acres of historic land in Lemont, Illinois. From ropes courses, ziplines, and climbing walls, to mountain biking, hiking trails, and serene fishing spots, Lemont Quarries has something to exhilarate, educate, and entertain adventurers of all ages and abilities.

Dinos Everywhere!

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Through November 1st

Brookfield Zoo
8400 W 31st St
Brookfield, IL 60513

 

Over 40 animatronic dinosaurs that are BIGGER and BADDER than ever before have arrived at Brookfield Zoo. Dinos Everywhere features acres of earth shakers, including the largest—argentinosaurus—that was estimated to measure more than 100 feet in length and weigh up to 110 tons. 

Pink 5K Run/Walk

8AM

Saturday, October 3rd

Oak Brook Park District
1450 Forest Gate Road
Oak BrookIL 60523

Help fight breast cancer in stride at the Oak Brook Park District’s annual Pink 5KRun/Walk. 

Runners and walkers will enjoy this scenic race as it travels through the roadways, fields, and walking paths of the Oak Brook Park District’s Central Park. The race starts and ends by the Tennis Center.

This year’s event, sponsored by Evergreen Bank Group and Amita Health, will benefit Open Arms-Hinsdale Hospital Foundation’s Breast Cancer Outreach Fund. The foundation will utilize the donation it receives from The Pink 5K for their 40-40-40 program in October, which will provide 40 free mammograms for 40 women over 40 years of age.

 

 

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