Special Events

Glow in the Dark gold coin hunt!-2

** Register by clicking here:  https://register.chronotrack.com/r/55765

The Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Dept. invites you to the Chocolate Chase 5k through the neighborhoods of Palos Heights to benefit your local parks and recreation. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each age group (male/female divisions). Awards will be mailed to each winner. The Race will have disposable chip timing for the most accurate results. This race course is USATF certified. Register 2 weeks prior to ensure an official Chocolate Chase t-shirt.
* After the race join us for refreshments, snacks, and all the chocolate you can eat!! Same day registration will be available, but you may not receive a 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: 

  • Concerts in the Park/ Indoor Winter Concert
  •  Trivia Night 
  • Daddy Daughter Dance
  • Mother-Son Night
  • Pancakes with Peter Rabbit
  • Touch-A-Truck and Treat
  • Waddles Winter Wonderland
  • Noon Years Eve
  • Movies in the Park
  • Dogtoberfest
  • July 3rd Celebration
  • July 4th Parade
  • Chocolate Chase Rabbit Race 5K through Palos Heights
  • and much more!!
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Our events promote community participation and are entertaining for all!