33325 N. Sears Boulevard, Wildwood, IL 60030 - Phone (847) 223-7275


Location: Willow Point Park

Date: Saturday, May 15th

Time: 10:00am



The Wildwood Park District is excited to continue our GO Wildwood Program as a part of the countywide program, GO Lake County.  The initiative is designed to highlight those programs that promote health and wellness.  This event is our kickoff to Go Wildwood for Summer 2021.  We will begin the kickoff event in Willow Point Park with entertainment and refreshments and the event will end with a mile long walk around the park. The first 20 participants will receive a free t-shirt.  Please see the GO WILDWOOD page under "Programs" for more information and Walking Club dates.

Gages Lake Conservation Committee 

15th Annual Carp Fishing Derby 

Location: Willow Point Park Pavilion

Date: Saturday, June 5 

Time:  9:00am-12:00pm



The Carp Fishing Derby is sponsored by Gages Lake Conservation Committee and the Gagewood Lions Club in cooperation with Wildwood Park District. An Illinois Fishing License is required.  


Registration will take place at the Willow Point Park Pavilion.  Some fishing poles will be available for use or you may bring your own.  Basic fishing instruction will be provided for beginners.   All ages are welcome, but children must be supervised by an adult. Prizes will be awarded for each age group.



Location: Rule Park 

Date: Friday, June 11th

Time: 7:30pm

Class ID:  2127.00.03



Come out to Rule Park and enjoy a movie in the park!  The bounce house and concessions (cash only) will open at 7:30pm and the movie will begin at 8:45pm.  Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.  Preregisteration is required  by Monday, June 7th.  Bring blankets, chairs, and bug spray!  In case of severe weather, the reschedule date is Friday, June 18th.  


 Location: Rule Park

 Date: Friday, July  23-24

 Time: 7:00pm-9:00am

 Fee: $12R/$14NR per person

 Class ID:  2127.13.01


 Bring out the family for a night under the stars! Enjoy stargazing and games at our campout at Rule Park. Families will come, set up camp,   play games, and spend the night.  Snacks will be provided in the evening and on the morning of the 24th.  Preregistration is required by

 Friday, July 16th.  In case of severe weather, the reschedule date is July 30.  


Date:Tuesday, August 3rd 

Time: 5:00pm-6:45pm


Designated starting points: Willow Point Park Pavilion

                                                           Pebble Beach Park entrance

                                                           Old Plank Park


Join the Wildwood Park District in a communitywide event designed to prevent crime in the neighborhood.  This is a national event where hundreds of communities take to the streets in an effort to promote safety and crime prevention.  Residents are asked to meet at a designated park at 4:45pm.  Groups will then walk to Rule Park, 33325 N. Sears Blvd., for snacks and live music.  


Location: Valley Lake South

Date: Sunday, August 22

Time: 1:00pm

Fee:  $5R/$6NR

Class ID: 2127.24.01


Paddle the Lake is a day full of friendly competitions including a boat regatta, kayak race, paddle boat race, and a paddleboard race.   To participate in the boat regatta and receive a rule sheet, please preregister by Friday, August 13th.   Refreshments and treats will be provided during the day’s events.  


Location: Willow Point Park 

Date: Friday, June 25th

Time: 6:00pm



Come join us for some relaxing Live Blues Band Music at Willow Point Park. It’s a free event with a Mardi Gras theme. Wear your favorite Mardi Gras attire, bring your chair or blanket, bug spray, money for food truck, anchor your boat and partake in a WWPD raffle! 


LocationSunset Beach

Date: Tuesday, September 21

Time: 5:00pm

Fee:  FREE


Celebrate the last day of summer at Sunset Beach Park, as a free event on September 21, 2021 from 5pm - 8pm. We will have tiki torches and other Luau decor at the park with live music from the Mr. Myers Band and a tropical theme food truck. Bring your chairs or blankets, bug spray, money for food truck, boats are welcome to anchor or dock at the park. We will have games available to partake; Scoop Toss, Frisbee, Volleyball, and  Baggos.   

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