THINGS TO DO
Looking for some quality time? Residents and visitors alike enjoy free activities throughout the summer at Carpenter Park, as well as annual festivals that your kids will be talking about for months to come.
Concerts in the Park
Concert & Fireworks
Movies in the Park
Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Splash away the summer heat at Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center. In addition to water slides, interactive water play, geysers, a beach area, and jungle gym, Dolphin Cove offers family-friendly events throughout the summer. Pools are also available to rent for those looking to host the ultimate pool party.
National Night Out
"Light Up Carpentersville"
The annual Holiday Lighting Contest is what Clark W. Griswold’s dreams are made of: in fact there’s a prize named in his honor. Each December, Carpentersville residents break out the tinsel, unknot the lights and join together in a friendly and festive competition. The result is a magical holiday experience the whole family will enjoy.
Odd Fellows Rock the Fox Music Fest
This annual parade and festival takes place each September and is a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Co-hosted by the Village and the Carpentersville Family Resource Center, this is an admission-free event featuring entertainment and food honoring the Latino culture that is woven into the fabric of our diverse community.
Civil War Reenactment
The Great Outdoors
Carpentersville offers countless ways to enjoy the outdoors and natural resources unique to the area.
The Great Indoors
Carpentersville provides a whole host of things to do when you just want to stay inside.