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Community Events 

Going out? Why go far? Ridgeville residents can enjoy live, free entertainment right in the neighborhood! Part of Ridgeville's mission is to enrich the Evanston community. That's why we organize outdoor concerts, shows, and seasonal events for families to enjoy throughout the year.

Spring Egg Hunt

Date: April 13, 2019

Time: 11am-12pm 

Celebrate Spring with RPD's annual Bunny Trail tradition! Candy-filled eggs will be hidden throughout Ridgeville Park awaiting the searching eyes of the neighborhood children! A special prize awaits the lucky person who finds the golden egg and Mr. Bunny will there to start the hunt! Please arrive no later than 10:55am, there will be two egg hunts this year- kids age 18-36 months go first, kids age 4-6 will go second in a separate green space. 


Date: July 13, 2019

Time: 10am-1pm

Come participate in the park district's annnual 4 on 4 soccer festival with the Ridgeville Foundation! Adults of all ages are welcome to take part in this exciting community event at Kamen Park. Click here to find out more!


Shakespeare on the Ridge

Date: June 21-23 As You Like It, Mudlark Theatre 

Date: July 20-Aug 11 A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Arc Theatre

Outdoor Shakespeare that the whole family will love! See the bard's greatest comedies and tragedies brought to life on our outdoor stage for FREE! Pack a picnic and head on over to Ridgeville Park. Click here for more info! 


Concerts on the Ridge

Date: TBD 2019

Concerts on the Ridge features a variety of music and styles, suitable for the whole family! Wednesday evenings in July at Ridgeville Park- come for the farmers' market, stay for the music. Check our Facebook Page for concerts guests and updates!


Strike Up the Band!

Date: TBD 2019

The Ridgeville Band of Evanston plays in Ridgeville Park every Summer, and once again we are inviting you to play with us! Calling all woodwind, brass and percussion players! Click here for more information! 



Fall Frenzy

Date: September 30, 2018

Time: 9am-1pm

What could be better than the City of Evanston's annual Bike the Ridge event? Combining it with live music, entertainment and games at Ridgeville! Bring your friends, bring your bikes, and come join the frenzy at the corner of South Boulevard and Ridge.


Halloween Happening

Date: October 25, 2018

Time: 4-5:30pm

Join us each year at the Community House for a Halloween event perfect for the whole family. Features a spine-tingling harvest display, musical performances, and of course, free treats!