Special Events 2020
Saturday, October 3 $25 for a family of 4 Ages: 3+
8490 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
The air has turned crisp, the leaves are starting to turn and Fall is right around the corner (read more)
HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR & MARKET
Saturday, November 7
The Butterfield Park District is hosting its 4th annual Holiday Craft Fair & Market November 7. Come on out to support your local small businesses. We have some fabulous and unique crafters as well as some of your favorite vendors too!
TENTATIVE - POLAR EXPRESS STORYTIME TRAIN
Sunday, December 13 $55 Ages: 2+
Come take a ride on The Polar Express Storytime Train! We will board the train at the Downers (read more)
TENTATIVE - VIP NORTH POLE EXCURSION
Sunday, December 13 $45 Ages: 3+
8518 1:30-4:30 pm
Join us on a magical journey to the North Pole! Families will receive VIP treatment, experience (read more)
TENTATIVE - SANTA STORYTIME EXPRESS BUS
Sunday, December 13 $50 All Ages
Travel to Santa's North Pole by bus this holiday season! Hop aboard our decorated state of the (read more)
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Saturday, December 19 $12 Ages: 2+
Santa is making a stop for breakfast! Stop in and enjoy quality time with Santa, eat a delicious (read more)
Enter the Netherworld of Naper Settlement to experience over 20 sinister attractions, spooky vendors, and spine-chilling performances during this annual celebration of the occult. Meet the lost souls of the dead in a haunted happening you won’t forget.
Oct 16 F 5:30 - 11:00pm $45
Shop Til You Drop at the Chicago Premium Outlet Mall in Aurora! This mall has plenty of stores for you to start your Holiday shopping or maybe find something for yourself! We'll provide the ride and lots of space to store your precious cargo.
Nov 30 M 9:30am - 3:00pm $15
Looking to get out of the house - Come with us to one of our favorite restaurants for an afternoon of good food, conversation and fantastic company. Share some stories and meet new friends. We will take care of the driving, picking you up at your door, taking you to the restaurant and then bringing you home.
Sep 15 Tu 11:00am - 3:00pm $10
Tired of the same old routine? Looking for a new adventure. Come join us for an afternoon out with music, theater and dance. Come see the newly renovated Paramount Theatre in Aurora and leave the driving to us. Meet at the Butterfield Park District for an afternoon of adventure and suspense. You may also meet us at the theatre. We will depart from the park district at 11:00am and will return by 4:30pm. *Pre-registration is required. Lunch is included in the fee.
Sep 23 W 11:00am - 4:30pm $65
Bring on the competition. Come join us at our local Hoffman Park located in Butterfield East for a afternoon of fun with a Ping Pong and Baggo tournament. Enjoy the fresh air while challenging your abilities. We will have a picnic at the pavilion after the tournament is over. Bring your game and an empty stomach! *Winners will receive a $10.00 BPD gift certificate
Sep 8 Tu 10:00am - 2:00pm $15
The Volo Auto Museum is an all-day, 35-acre, destination the entire family can enjoy, even for those who aren’t car lovers. The attraction consists of over 33 unique exhibits, some that can’t be found anywhere else in the world! While some museums focus on one particular item, like cars or motorcycles, the Volo Auto Museum takes pride in offering a variety to keep the interest of all our guests. Our visitors are able to enjoy displays that span from a Military Jet to the Little Mermaid along with our 400-car collection that features special interest cars from the 1900s and up to the most famous in TV and Movie History. With an on-site pizza parlor and mini-theaters, it’s easy to spend a full day taking everything in. The Museum is open year-round and weather proof with climate controlled buildings. The Museum is also the focus of the History Channels TV series “Volo, House of Cars.”
Oct 24 Sa 9:30am - 3:30pm $45