Special Events

IndependenceDayParade2023-71 - CopyThe Village of Glencoe co-sponsors and works with non-profits and other community organizations to host multiple special events throughout the year. No matter the season, there's plenty of fun to be had in Glencoe! Learn more about upcoming community events below.

Village Events
The following events are planned and managed, or co-sponsored by the Village of Glencoe. Stay tuned for more information on these upcoming events!

  • Memorial Day Ceremony (co-sponsored with the Glencoe Historical Society)
  • Boards and Bites: Connecting with Residents, One Snack at a Time! (co-sponsored with the Glencoe Park District, Glencoe Public Library  and School District 35) 
  • Sidewalk Sale (co-sponsored with the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce)
  • Fourth of July Festivities 
  • Glencoe Festival of Art (coordinated by Amdur Productions)
  • Movies in the Park (co-sponsored with the Glencoe Park District, Glencoe Public Library, and District 35 PTO)
  • Halloween Hello (co-sponsored with the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, and the Glencoe Historical Society)
  • Light the Lights 


Patriotic Fund
No other days exemplify the spirit of the Glencoe community more than Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. Much of the cost for these events is paid for by your voluntary contributions. Make a contribution here.
Your patriotism and support is greatly appreciated!


Private Events
Looking to host your own special event? View our special events policy and application information here.