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. Festa Italiana 

    Festa Italiana is a showcase of authentic Italian culture, music, food, artisans, and so much more!

    Naper Settlement
    523 Webster Street
  2. Festa Italiana 

    Festa Italiana is a showcase of authentic Italian culture, music, food, artisans, and so much more!

    Naper Settlement
    523 Webster Street
  3. Festa Italiana 

    Festa Italiana is a showcase of authentic Italian culture, music, food, artisans, and so much more!

    Naper Settlement
    523 Webster Street
  4. Naperville Food Truck Fest 

    Hey Foodies, join us at Naper Settlement for the inaugural Naperville Food Truck Festival featuring the area's best food trucks, live entertainment and more!

    Naper Settlement
    523 Webster Street
  5. India Day Parade and Celebration 

    Celebrate 72 years of India's Independence at the 5th India Day Parade and Celebration.

    Knoch Park
    724 West Street
  6. Old Naperville Day 

    Old Naperville Day is an annual block party celebrating what makes Naperville one of the best communities in the nation!

    The Lantern
    8 W. Chicago Ave.
  7. Last Fling 

    The Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling is a family friendly community festival that takes place over Labor Day Weekend in and around downtown Naperville.

    Rotary Hill and Jackson Avenue
    500 W Jackson Ave.
  8. Last Fling 

    The Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling is a family friendly community festival that takes place over Labor Day Weekend in and around downtown Naperville.

    Rotary Hill and Jackson Avenue
    500 W. Jackson Ave.
  9. Last Fling 

    The Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling is a family friendly community festival that takes place over Labor Day Weekend in and around downtown Naperville.

    Rotary Hill and Jackson Avenue
    500 W. Jackson Ave.
  10. Labor Day Parade 

    Say farewell to summer by celebrating at the Last Fling Labor Day parade on September 2.

    Downtown Naperville
    Downtown Naperville
  11. Last Fling 

    The Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling is a family friendly community festival which takes place over Labor Day Weekend in and around downtown Naperville.

    Rotary Hill and Jackson Avenue
    500 W. Jackson Ave.
  12. Oktoberfest 

    The ever-popular Oktoberfest makes its return to Naper Settlement to kick off fall!

    Naper Settlement
    523 S. Webster St.
  13. Oktoberfest 

    The ever-popular Oktoberfest makes its return to Naper Settlement to kick off fall!

    Naper Settlement
    523 S. Webster St