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. Harry Potter Party 

    Downtown Naperville is known for many things including our great Harry Potter celebrations – with or without a new book release! Join us for the Return of the Party That Shall Not Be Named!

    Downtown Naperville
    Jackson Avenue
  2. National Night Out Kick-Off Celebration 

    Naperville's National Night Out festivities begin July 31 with a free community celebration hosted at Centennial Beach!

    Centennial Beach
    500 W. Jackson Avenue
  3. National Night Out 

    Neighborhoods throughout Naperville will join communities nationwide and participate in the City’s 22nd annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 1.

    Naperville Neighborhoods
  4. National Night Out Emergency Vehicle Show & Kids Cycle Mania 

    Naperville's National Night Out festivities wrap up with a NEW Kids Cycle Mania interactive bike course & an emergency vehicle show.

    Downtown Naperville
    Jackson Avenue (between Eagle and Main streets)