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 releases, event sites and the
calendar, social media outlets and also in the lighted Information Kiosks
around Downtown Elgin. Our Special
Events Department works in partnership with the community for city run events,
concerts, movies in the park and festivals.
Our staff also supports the use of Elgin Parks, Rental Facilities and
Venues for community run events. There are numerous events run by organizations
that are supported by our city staff to ensure value is provided to all whole
visit Elgin and participate. There are a multitude of choices for individuals
and families in any given week for something to do in Elgin.
Thinking of hosting an event? Our staff is committed to
making the special event application process as efficient and smooth as
possible via our Special
Events Planning Guide. Our staff will work with you along the way, advising
you on available resources and assisting you in any way possible to assure a
For any questions please contact the Special Events
Department at (847) 531-7056.
Cultural Arts Events
View upcoming events at the Hemmens and Elgin Art Showcase at the Elgin Arts Central
Help us to make Elgin a fun and exciting place
to live and visit by helping out at one of the City’s Special Events! No big
time commitment is necessary, learn more!
Dates: Throughout the year on a