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Hemmens Events

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Posted on: July 1, 2015

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Join us for this unique production presented by the Elgin Summer Theatre. With seating on stage in the main stage theatre, you are up close and personal with the performers. You are immersed in this story that explores how... Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2015

First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions

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The evening is sure to include singing, dancing and tons of laughter (both on stage and off). Be sure to catch this 100% clean, 99.27% performance that happens the first Friday of the month at 8p. With live music, open... Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

The City Reminds Residents of Downtown Street Closures on Friday, July 3 & Saturday, July 4

4th of July parking restrictions

The city of Elgin reminds residents that many downtown streets will close at various times on July 4 to allow for a safe and enjoyable experience as we celebrate Independence Day during the morning parade, the evening... Read on...

Additional Info on 4th of July events...
Posted on: July 1, 2015

Elgin ranks among the top 35 cities in America for diversity and safety

Elgin ranked in top diverse and safest cities

The city of Elgin was recently highlighted in two national reports, naming the “City in the Suburbs” both one of the safest and one of the most diverse cities in America. Elgin was the only Illinois city to rank in the top... Read on...


Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: June 26, 2015

Hawthorne Hill Nature Center Celebrates 10 Years!

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Come out and celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Hawthorne Hill Nature Center at this FREE family-friendly event held on July 12th, 2:00 -5:00 pm.
There will be: - Guided Tours
- Tree Planting - Children's... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2015

Kids Summer Lunches Even Better This Year!

Summer Lunch

“Empowering kids to be healthy and smart, from the inside out!” is the theme for this year’s Summer Lunch Program for Kids. The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department, Northern Illinois Food Bank, local non-profits... Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Check out our Programs!

Online Registration Site

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Park Activities

If you enjoy outdoor activities, visit one of our many parks that offer tennis, basketball, swimming, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more. To see where each park is located and what amenities are offered, go to... Read on...

Discover Elgin Parks
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Parks and Recreation Foundation

Incorporated in 2013, the Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation is a not for profit organization whose mission is “to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the Elgin community by making recreation and cultural programs,... Read on...

Elgin Parks Foundation Website

Police

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Posted on: July 25, 2013

Follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest

We provide social media updates - follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, Read on...

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Posted on: June 4, 2015

It's Too Hot for Spot

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The Elgin Police Department has begun the "Too Hot For Spot" campaign for the second consecutive year. This campaign is designed to inform residents and pet owners of the dangers in leaving pets within unattended... Read on...

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Public Works

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections.

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections. These projects are often referred to as the bricks and mortar, or infrastructure,... Read on...


Special Events & Cultural Arts

2 Stories
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Looking to host your own special event?

We are committed to making the special event application process as efficient and smooth as possible. Our staff will work with you along the way, advising you on available resources and assisting you in any way possible to... Read on...

View the Special Events Planning Guide
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Elgin's Special Events and Cultural Arts Office

Elgin is well known for our diverse variety of events year round via city sponsorships and partnerships with organizations in our community. Posters and Information for our seasonal events can be found online via press... Read on...