Discover Elgin Parks

Welcome to the Parks and Recreation facility and park locator website. Did you know that Elgin has 73 parks and 10 recreation facilities? This website will help you to locate each of them, learn about their features and see pictures of them. To learn how this website works, start with the Feature Overview button. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please send us an email to

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Festival Park


Downtown Parking Lots and Decks


  1. Bike Trail
  2. Fishing Area or Pier
  3. Paths-Hard Surface Asphalt
  4. Playground
  5. Public Restrooms
  6. Spray Fountain
Both a neighborhood park and an entertainment venue, Festival Park provides a beautiful riverside setting with unique playground and spray park – if it’s summer, wear your swim suit.

The Spray Park fountain hours are from 9 am - 8 pm most days, depending on the weather. The restrooms will only be open while the fountain is in operation. *The spray fountain will be turned off & washrooms closed for the season starting Sunday, September 20, 2015.

For information on Grand Victoria Casino concerts in Festival Park, call 847-468-7000 or click here to visit their website.