Dundee Township Park District  •  665 Barrington Ave.  •  Carpentersville, IL 60110  •  847-428-7131  •  DTPD.org

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Special Events

FREE Concerts in the Park

Friday, June 10 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Grafelman Park

The Fortunate Sons - This Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band was formed to bring the ultimate CCR experience to the stage. Using original vintage instruments, costumes and gear along with their spot on musical ability the Fortunate Sons will provide the full CCR Experience!
Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

Friday, June 17 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Dundee Township Visitor's Center (The Depot)

Spoken Four - Spoken Four combines top-notch, experienced performers in a band with pop club sensibilities. A completely modern band with depth and talent to cover any style and era, Spoken Four is sure to light up the stage!
Cosponsored by the Village of East Dundee

Friday, June 25 | 7:30-9:00 pm | Meadowdale Park/Shopping Center (Besinger & Maple Ave., Carpentersville)

Concert 7:30 pm

Second Time Around - Second Time Around is a Chicago area band playing primarily classic rock from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The band prides itself on recreating the songs as you know them. This band offers GREAT vocals and will definitely blow your mind!

Fireworks - 9:30 pm

*The Fireworks show may begin up to 30 minutes early or be delayed up to one hour due to inclement
weather. The rain-out date for the fireworks is Sunday, June 26 at approximately 9:00 pm.
Assistance with the event will be provided by the Village of Carpentersville Police, Fire and Public Works.

Friday, July 8 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Grafelman Park

Serendipity - While this band has just recently come together, they have talent that far exceeds the sum of the band’s experience. Serendipity carries stirring vocals that have pierced the noise of the local band scene. These young girls are sure to put on a concert you will not want to miss.
Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

Friday, July 15 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Lions Park

Morry Sochat & The Special 20s - Morry Sochat and The Special 20s play a great mix of blues, swing, jazz and 50’s rock n’ roll. They put on a great show with a very classy, vintage feel. It is a very lively show that appeals to every age and musical preference.
Cosponsored by the Village of East Dundee

Friday, July 22 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Grafelman Park

Southern Jack - Southern Jack is a local country band that covers bands such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, The Allman Brothers, Molly Hatchet and many more. Bring out your cowboy boots for this show that is sure to rock!
Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

Friday, July 29 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Lions Park

Shout Out - Shout Out performs a wide variety of music from the 60’s through today’s top hits. You are sure to hear all of your favorite top 40 radio hits. They are also well versed in Motown, Disco, 80’s, 90’s and
early 2000’s. This band is sure to make you want to Shout Out!
Cosponsored by the Village of East Dundee

Friday, August 5 | 7:00-8:30 pm | Grafelman Park

Johnny Russler & The Beach Bum Band - This Caribbean/Reggae Band will whisk your thoughts away to a warm sandy beach filled with tropical music of Jimmy Buffet, Bob Marley, Paul Simon, Dick Dale, Jimmy Cliff and many others. They offer a variety of entertainment for everyone who enjoys tropical music!
Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee


Donuts for Dad 5K & Kids Fun Runs

Sunday, June 12 | All Ages | Dundee Township Visitor’s Center

Donuts for Dad LogoPre-registration begins on April 11. A Donuts for Dad 5K & Kids Fun Runs form must be completed, no other forms accepted. Pre-registration is also available at www.signmeup.com. Race Day Headquarters will be located at The Dundee Township Visitor’s Center, Intersection of River St. and Barrington Ave., East Dundee.

T-shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered runners; and on race day while supplies last. All runners will receive a donut after the race. Awards ceremony will be held after the Kids Fun Runs.


Pre-registration closes on Tuesday, June 7 at midnight. Race day registration is from 7:00-7:45 am for 5K & 7:00-8:30 am for Kids Fun Runs.


Program #
Age Distance Time Fee
May 1-June 7
Race Day
All Ages 5K 8:00 am $20 $25
Ages 8-11 Kids 1 Mile 8:45 am $10 $15
Ages 3-7 Kids 1/2 Mile 9:00 am $10 $15

Download the Donuts for Dad 5K Registration Form pdf

Splash & Dash Youth Triathlon

Saturday, July 9 | 5-19 years | Sleepy Hollow Pool

Registration closes July 3. There is no “day of” registration.

The triathlon takes place at the Sleepy Hollow Pool and surrounding neighborhoods. Race distances are different for each age group and starts will be staggered to provide the best conditions for the participants and spectators. Participants receive a t-shirt. Awards ceremony will follow completion of the triathlon. Medals will be awarded for 1st - 3rd place in each age group for both genders.

Program #
Age Distances Time
5-9 years Swim 50 yards, Bike 1.5 miles, Run 1 mile 8:00-9:00 am
10-14 years Swim 150 yards, Bike 3.1 miles, Run 1.5 miles 7:45-9:00 am
15-19 years Swim 250 yards, Bike 6.2 miles, Run 3.1 miles 7:30-9:00 am

Download the Splash & Dash Registration Form pdf

The Pursuit | Saturday, August 20 | 10 years & older

Registration deadline is August 6.

Think “Amazing Race” for our community. After meeting for check-in, you will receive your first clue. We’ll test your knowledge of our community and challenge you to fun activities. You will strategically plan your course of action to complete each task. Check-in begins at 9:30 am. Teams consist of four individuals: one team member must be 18 years or older.

Program #
Date Day/Time Fee Location
August 20 Sa/10:00 am-2:00 pm $80 per team Grafelman Park


Aquatic Special Events

For a complete listing of special events at the pool, please click here.

Randall Oaks Zoo Special Events

For a complete listing of special events at the Zoo, please click here.

Golf Special Events

Throughout the year Bonnie Dundee and Randall Oaks Golf courses host tournaments and events. For a full listing of upcoming events and tournaments please visit the special events page under the Golf section.

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