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

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Special Events

Family Camping Festival
August 29-30 • Randall Oaks Park

There is plenty of summer to enjoy even if school is back in session. Kick up your heels family-style with a campout! Bring your friends and family, tent set-up, sleeping bags, picnic dinner and let us do the rest. There will be lots of activities to participate in or bring a comfy chair to relax in for the evening! Fee is per person, children under 3 are free. Clean, lit washrooms are close and open all night.


  • 5:30-7:00 pm - Arrive, setup picnic dinner (bring your own dinner), relaxing, sand volleyball, Bocce ball, Disc Golf
  • 7:00 pm - Tour of the zoo and feed the animals tasty treats
  • 8:00 pm - Campfire, songs, S’mores and “scary” stories
  • 10:00 pm -7:00 am - Lights out
  • 7:00-9:00 am - Breakfast
  • 10:00 am - Pack-up and goodbyes


Program # Dates Day/Time Fee Location
August 29-30 F, Sa/5:30 pm-10:00 am Resident $9
Nonresident $12
Randall Oaks Park

Dog Days of Dundee
Saturday, September 6 • 11:00 am-3:00 pm • Randall Oaks Park • FREE

Come spend a day filled with canine and human entertainment at our annual Dog Days of Dundee. This is an event the whole family can enjoy. Plan to visit the specialty vendors as well as participate in the contests.

All proceeds from the gift basket raffles will benefit the participating rescue groups. Free pet microchipping will be done by Dundee Animal Hospital. NOTE: There will be a $17.99 enrollment fee due at the time of microchipping.

Vendors, for booth space information and pricing, call Jon (847) 836-2384.

Tentative Schedule
11:30 am
K-9 Demo
12:00 pm
Best Doggie Kiss Contest
12:30 pm
Adoptable Pooch Pageant
1:00 pm
Fastest Dog Contest: Large Breed
and Small Breed Classes
1:30 pm
Doggie Egg Hunt
2:00 pm
Best Dog Trick Contest
11:00 am-3:00 pm
Off Leash Doggie Play Area
Agility demos throughout the day

Food*, blankets and donations will be accepted at the event to help animals in need. Items will go to local shelters and rescue groups. *Items must be canned or boxed; no glass accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: All pets must be on leash, under the control of the owner, and current on all vaccinations
including rabies. Dundee Township Park District retains the right to refuse any dog that may pose a threat
to any person or animal.

Heritage Fest on the Fox
September 12-14 • 11:00 am-3:00 pm • Grafelman Park (4th St. & Main St., West Dundee)

Come see us at Heritage Fest on the Fox!

Saturday, September 13

1:00-3:00 pm - Kids Games
1:30 pm - Penny in a Haystack
2:30-3:30 pm - Old Fashioned Games & Races

Sunday, September 14

1:00-3:00 pm - Kids Games & Activities
1:30-2:30 pm - Scarecrow Decorating Contest

Randall Oaks Fall Festival
Saturday, October 11 • 10:00 am-3:00 pm • Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo

Celebrate fall with a festival for families! Make crafts with the kids, watch the Randall Oaks Zoo animals play with pumpkins, go on a hayride with your family, and feed the animals special pumpkin cookie treats. All activities are included with the Zoo admission, with the exception of the hayride.


Zoo admission: $3.25 Resident / $4.00 Nonresident / Children under 2 years old: Free
Hayride: $3.00 per person

Schedule of Events

10:00 am - Make and take craft for kids
10:30 am - Snack and stomp animal enrichment with pumpkins
11:00 am - Hayride
11:30 am - Make healthy pumpkin cookies to feed to the animals
12:00 pm - Hayride
12:30 pm - Snack and stomp animal enrichment with pumpkins
1:00 pm - Hayride
1:30 pm - Make and take craft with the kids
2:00 pm - Hayride
2:30 pm - Make healthy pumpkins cookies to feed to the animals
3:00 pm - Hayride

Friday, October 24 • 6:00-9:00 pm • Rakow Center

Get ready for Halloween fun! Hallow-Palooza is Friday, October 24 at the Rakow Center. Costume parade, pumpkin decorating, bounce house, trick or treating in the gym and more! You won’t want to miss out on all the fun!


Children 2-10 years
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fees (Children & Adults)

Resident: $5.00
Nonresident: $7.00

Preregister by 10/17*
*Pumpkin guaranteed

Program: 441300-00


6:00-9:00 pm - Photo Booth
7:00-8:00 pm - Magic Show (Senior Center Stage)
6:45 pm - Costume Parade
Monster Mash Dance Off
Spooky Storytime
Pumpkin Decorating (while supply lasts)
Bounce House
Treasure Hunt
Drawing for Prizes
Trick or Treat in Gym

Concessions (hot dog & chips) will be available for purchase.

Aquatic Special Events

Join us next summer for a season of fun at the pool! Check back next year for all the special events happening at Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center and Sleepy Hollow Pool.

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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