Special Events


All ages

The Palos Heights Recreation Dept. invites you to the Chocolate Chase 5k through the neighborhoods of Palos Heights to benefit local parks and recreation. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each age group (male/female). Register 1 week prior to race to ensure you get your Chocolate Chase T-Shirt!


Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Department holds a variety of Special Events throughout the year that provide thrilling recreational opportunities for all ages! Everything from: 

  • Daddy Daughter Dance
  • Mother-Son Night
  • Pancakes with Peter Rabbit
  • Waddles Winter Wonderland
  • Noon Years Eve
  • Movies in the Park
  • Concerts in the Park
  • Dogtoberfest
  • July 3rd Celebration
  • July 4th Parade
  • Chocolate Chase
  • and much more!!

Our events promote community participation and are entertaining for all!