Carpentersville Today

A Metro Chicago, IL Community

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As the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, the Village of Carpentersville is excited to get back to an exciting Summer of community events and thriving local businesses.

  • Stay up to date with community events HERE
  • See a list of Carpentersville restaurants HERE
  • See a list of Carpentersville businesses HERE


Nestled on the Fox River amid forest preserves, Carpentersville is ideally situated at the center of the dynamic I-90 “Golden Corridor” and the Fox River Valley. Neighboring Chicago is a short commute by car with O'Hare International even closer. Regional shopping and employment centers of Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, and Elk Grove Village are a mere 15-minute car ride away.

Carpentersville Today was developed to elevate awareness of this welcoming community and its rich recreational, business and entrepreneurial opportunities. At Carpentersville Today, we don’t get into all the daily business of the Village, but we show you the real Faces & Places of Carpentersville. We think you’ll want to stop by the Village and see for yourself!

On Carpentersville Today you’ll find the latest information on upcoming events and entertainment, Village news and blogs on doing business and living in Carpentersville. We’ll be updating the site regularly, so visit again soon.

Village of Carpentersville

A modern and diverse community steeped in a rich history of hard work and natural splendor.

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It started in a single spot next to the scenic Fox River in 1837. But there’s more than one reason the Carpenter family decided to stay and build a community.

Things To Do

The Great Outdoors

Carpentersville offers countless ways to enjoy the outdoors and natural resources unique to the area.

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Looking for some quality time? Residents and visitors alike enjoy free activities throughout the summer.

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The Great Indoors

Carpentersville provides a whole host of things to do when you just want to stay inside.

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Faces & Places

Faces & Places - Main Street Bicycles

Jeff Provisor talks about his experience as an owner of a bicycle shop.

Faces & Places - Mendoza Brothers

The Mendoza brothers discuss why they chose to open Universal Realty and Inlanta Mortgage company in Carpentersville, Illinois.

Pack a picnic basket. Strap on your hiking boots. Dust off the binoculars. Inflate your bike tires…

Our Upcoming Events

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