The annual community event!
The 11th annual Spring Fun Fair is a family-friendly festival of fun that brings together the wonderful community organizations of Des Plaines!
At Mountain View Adventure Center, and Prairie Lakes Community Center.
Mt View: 510 E. Algonquin Road, west of Wolf Road. Map and directions.
Prairie Lakes: 515 E. Thacker Street, west of Wolf Road. Map and directions.
FREE PARKING, provided for the event by our friends at Juno Lighting, across the street from the Mountain View entrance.
Pooch, Pet & Pedal Parade
10:00a The parade steps off around the Mountain View paths. Awards for Best Theme, Best Wheels, Best Helmet, Best Tail Wagger. Sponsored by the City of Des Plaines Special Events Commission.
Touch a Truck
10:00a–1:00p Fire trucks, police cars, big rigs, emergency vehicles… Climb in and make some noise!
Mountain View Adventure Center. Sponsored by the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
100 Free Bike Helmets for Kids
10:00a For any child who needs a bicycle helmet. Come early. Sponsored by the Des Plaines Healthy Community Foundation.
Kids 50-Yard Dash
11:00a For ages 4–12, in separate age groups. On the Prairie Lakes Field.
Rock Climbing Wall
10:00a–1:00p on the north end of Prairie Lakes field
Obstacle Course Inflatable
10:00a–1:00p Mountain View Adventure Center
Des Plaines Police, Fire, Public Works, and Emergency Management Departments: Squad Roll, Command Post, Squad Car, ATV, and more.
Des Plaines Bike & Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Des Plaines Friends of the Parks: Fresh popcorn!
Des Plaines Garden Club: Growing a more beautiful Des Plaines since 1931!
Des Plaines History Center
Des Plaines Public Library: Sign up for a Library Card, spin the Prize Wheel, and join the Summer Reading Club.
Des Plaines Social Services
Golf Center Des Plaines is bringing SNAG Golf, for kids ages 5–8, and a Putting Contest for all ages!
Presence Holy Family Medical Center
Shift2Green: Healthy, sustainable choices for your life and the environment
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
The Spring Fun Fair kicks off with the Pet, Pooch & Pedal Parade!