Earth Day Celebration
Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22nd, and Eden Place hosts an annual Earth Day Celebration on the Friday of Earth Day Week. We invite students from our local partner schools to honor the earth with activities such as planting, compost workshops, butterfly release, games and a parade to celebrate Annual Migratory Bird Day. This year's Eden Place Earth Day Celebration will take place on Friday, April 24th, 2015
Summer Fun Festival
Are you looking for the ultimate summer field trip for your summer camp, school, youth group or home schooling group? Do you want your youth to have so much fun outdoors that they don't even realize they're learning, too? Look no further than the Eden Place Summer Fun Festival, Chicago's south side destination for nature-based play and learning. Featuring activity stations such as Arts & Crafts, Storytime, Plant a Butterfly Garden, Sprinkler Run, Monarch Migration Station, Dance Contest, Meet the Animals, Wild About Worms, Games on the Lawn, and more! Reservations accepted for groups of up to 100 children.
Every Wednesday, 10am - 12pm
June 4th through August 27th
Advanced Reservation Group Rate of $7 per person
Drop in Rate of $10 per person at the door, space permitting. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
Why drive for hours to visit a pumpkin farm when you can experience the Eden Place Pumpkin Festival right in Fuller Park? Activities include Scarecrow Buliding, Hay Bale Maze, Wagon Rides, Face Painting, Jumping Jack, Nature Crafts, Pumpkin Patch, and more! Pumpkin Festival kicks off with a free community day, then continues for two weeks with scheduled school field trips. Mark your calendar now for the 2015 Pumpkin Festival:
Community Kick-Off Day, Saturday, October 17, 2015
School Field Trips, October 19-23 and 26-30, 2015
Even when nature is hibernating all around us, we can still find ways to gather and celebrate the outdoors. Polar Express at Eden Place offers a winter celebration with community flair. Past activities have included Chestnut Roasting, Visit with Santa, Wagon Rides, Christmas Carols, and more.