POTAWATOMI TRAILS POW WOW–AUG 28-29
The Potawatomi Trails Pow-Wow, the only event of its kind in this area, is a celebration of Native-American heritage. Its purpose is not only to celebrate this heritage, but also to heighten public awareness of Native-American history, traditions, and customs. Specific activities will include demonstrations, music and dance presentations, educational sessions and a trader area. For more information call 847-746-5797.
GO ZION – SAT, SEPTEMBER 11
Join us and your neighbors in walking your way to better health! This walk is a FREE family event. Strollers are welcome. No pets please. The first 20 walkers to register at the Zion Park District will receive a free GO ZION t-shirt. On-site registration available 8:30-9:00 am day of event.
Location: Leisure Center Time: 9:00am
ADOPT-A-BEACH EVENT – SAT, SEPT 18
Volunteer for the annual Adopt-a-Beach event. Bring your family, friends, or organization to pick up trash and record what you find. Your help protects your Great Lakes. Contact Kay Petersen at
847-746-5500 Ext. 1426 for additional information. You can make your Great Lakes healthier.
Location: Hosah Park, 25th & Lake Front Time: 9:00 am–10:00 am
KIWANIS ONE-DAY BASKETBALL CAMP – SAT, OCT 9
This one-day special basketball camp is sponsored by the Kiwanis of Zion. It will focus on the fundamentals of the game and so much more. All participants will receive a free t-shirt.
Location: Leisure Center, Sports Arena Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm
HALLOWEEN TRAIL OF TREATS – FRI, OCTOBER 29
Trail of Teats is a family-friendly spectacular funfest! Participants will stay in their vehicle for a Halloween drive-thru experience but are encouraged to dress up and decorate your cars
if you like. Family will trick or treat through Shiloh Park Starting at Port Shiloh Pool parking lot on Shiloh Blvd. Each car will drive through multiple trick or treat stops hosted by the Park District, local businesses, and other organizations. Walk-up treat bags available at the Kiwanis Shelter on Bethel and 27th Street.
Location: Shiloh Park, Shiloh Blvd Time: 4:00–6:00 pm
TURKEY FREE THROW SHOOT – SAT, NOV 13
Are you an ace when it comes to shooting hoops? Bring those basketball skills out to the gym and have some fun! You could win a FREE Thanksgiving turkey. The Turkey Shoot test your skills and accuracy in a basketball free throw competition. Co-ed age groups 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, & 16 & up
Location: Leisure Center, Sports Arena Time: 12:00–2:00 pm
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – December 18 – January 2
Santa Visits Shiloh Park – Dec 18 – 5:00-7:00 pm
Lighted Christmas Trail – 100,000 Lights – Over 50 Displays!
Location: Drive Thru Shiloh Park Time: 5:00–10:00 pm
32ND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM – February 26, 2022
Come out, bring the family and join in on the fun! Singing, dancing, guest speakers and poetry! Be a part of something great. A celebration the entire family will enjoy. Dinner will be served after the program. If you or your church choir would like to be a part of our program, please contact: David B. Osborne Sr. ar 847-746-5919 by January 1, 2022.
Location: Zion Benton Township High School (Horizon Campus) Performing Arts Center, One Z-B Way
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Zion Park District continues to work closely with local, state and federal agencies to monitor the rapidly moving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. As always, the health and safety of our community and our staff is our top priority. The special event schedule is subject is subject to change based on recommendations from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development. (DCEO). Thanks you for your understanding!