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Special Events

Special Events

Over the course of a year, the Department of Public Works is responsible for setting up work zone barricades for 90 special events, like Ribfest. This amounts to 5,000 devices set up annually.

The End of Summer

The End of Summer

Naperville's annual Last Fling is a festival that celebrates the end of summer and the onset of fall through music, food and family friendly activities.

Festivals and Parades

Naperville is home to a number of annual festivals and parades attracting people both local and from nearby cities and states.

  1. The Festival Of Colors 

    The Festival of colors announces the passing of winter and arrival of spring.

    Naperville Riverwalk Grand Pavilion
    500 W Jackson Ave.
  2. International Children's Day 

    International Children's Day promotes friendship and understanding among different cultures and features a parade of nations, performances, exhibits and more.

    Ranch View Elementary School
    1651 Ranchview Drive
  3. Jeanine Nicarico G.L.O.W. 5K Run/Walk 

    This nighttime 5K family 5K run/walk will take place at the Historic 5th Ave Station in Naperville.

    5th Ave Station
    200-300 Fifth Ave