• Sponsorship Packages


    The Downers Grove Park District is proud to offer community events and recreation programs that promote fun, healthy and active lifestyles to participants of all ages. Our partnerships help to generate more visibility for your brand and provide opportunities to connect with targeted audiences in the community through pre-event promotions and onsite engagement.

    For more information, contact marketing@dgparks.org.

    View 2024 sponsorship opportunities

    Summer Concert Series

    Summer concert series

    Every Tuesday, May 21 to Aug. 13
    6 to 8:30pm (Concerts begin at 7pm)
    Fishel Park

    Kick back, relax and enjoy free, live music all summer long at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park! The open-air concerts feature 12 weeks of rock, country, blues and oldies music starting at 7 pm. This family-friendly summer hotspot includes food trucks, beer and wine.


    View summer concert series packages

    Dog Daze Event


    Saturday, Sept. 14
    12 to 3pm
    Fishel Park

    Join us for the annual Dog Daze pet event at Fishel Park! Pack up your pooch and plan for a day of fun-filled activities for you and them! Pups will enjoy an agility course, peanut butter licking contest, splash zone and more! People will enjoy food trucks, pet vendors, live acoustic music and adult beverages. This event provides donations to West Suburban Humane Society.



    Family Event with balloons

    Family events

    Unplug Illinois

    LINCOLN CENTER: This event encourages kids to unplug from devices and plug into recreation with free creative, fun activities. APPROXIMATELY 100-250 VISITORS

    Party in the Park

    CHOOSE FROM 2 PARTIES: Each pop-up Party in the Park provides outdoor games, activities and giveaways at neighborhood parks throughout the summer. APPROXIMATELY 100-250 VISITORS PER PARTY

    Flag Football Combine Day

    DOERHOEFER PARK: Kids kick off flag football season with skills and drills just like the pros! APPROXIMATELY 100-250 VISITORS

    Fishing Derby

    BARTH POND / PATRIOTS PARK: Families reel in hours of fun during the annual Fishing Derby in summer. Prizes are awarded for the shortest and longest fish caught by age. APPROXIMATELY 100-250 VISITORS

    Trick-or-Treat Trail

    LOCATION TBD: Friendly characters handout candy and treats to costumed children as they stroll along the path. APPROXIMATELY 100-250 VISITORS

    Candy Cane Lane

    LINCOLN CENTER: Family-friendly event includes holiday crafts and activities, pictures with Santa, festive snacks and story time. APPROXIMATELY 150-200 VISITORS

    New Year's Eve Party: Countdown to Noon

    RECREATION CENTER: Countdown to noon with a special balloon drop featuring a DJ, games, activities and treats for the whole family. APPROXIMATELY 100-250 VISITORS

    VIEW family event PACKAGES

    Family Event with balloons


    Senior Socials

    The Active Adult Socials provide participants ages 55+an opportunity to enjoy time with friends with a catered lunch and entertainment. Hosted 4 times per year.

    Lunch & Learns

    Hosted monthly at the Lincoln Center, Lunch &Learns provide participants ages 55+ an opportunity to make friends, mingle and learn about topics to improve their health and wellness.

    Monthly Bingo

    Seniors get together for an afternoon of bingo fun once a month at the Lincoln Center. A light lunch is provided and a small prize and raffle tickets are given to the winner of each round for a chance to win the grand prize!

    VIEW active adult sponsorship PACKAGES

  • 2023 sponsors & partners

    As part of our strategic plan, Downers Grove Park District seeks to create meaningful relationships that can develop potential partnership opportunities.

    Partnerships with community organizations, local businesses and other government agencies are essential for our success. Partnerships save tax dollars, help parks and recreation make life better in our community, and are the pathway to efficiency. Our goal moving forward is to secure partnerships to leverage existing resources for greater outcomes in serving you.

    Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

    Presenting Sponsors

    Event Sponsors

    Event Partners

    Community Partners

  • Donation Requests

    The Downers Grove Park District supports local agencies and not-for-profit groups through in-kind donations such as golf course, miniature golf or fitness passes. Donations are available upon request to organizations with 501(c) status, or American tax-exempt, non-profit corporations or associations within the boundaries of Downers Grove. Donations for agencies outside of Downers Grove are made at the discretion of the Executive Director.

    Organizations and fundraising activities may include:

    • School fun fairs, student incentives, school functions, etc.
    • Community agencies/organizations, neighborhood group events, churches, and other not-for-profit groups for their fundraising efforts.
    To qualify, please send the following information no later than 30 days prior to your event:
    • Flier or letter describing the event including the organization's name, event name and date and purpose of the requested donation
    • Letter of 501(c)3 status
    Requests can be made via:
    • Email marketing@dgparks.org.
    • Mail to the Downers Grove Park District, Attn:2455 Warrenville Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515