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. Ribfest 

    Presented by the Exchange Club of Naperville, Ribfest is held in the beginning of July in Knoch Park.

    Knoch Park
    724 S. West Street
  2. Ribfest 

    Presented by the Exchange Club of Naperville, Ribfest is held in the beginning of July in Knoch Park.

    Knoch Park
    724 S. West Street
  3. Ribfest 

    Presented by the Exchange Club of Naperville, Ribfest is held in the beginning of July in Knoch Park.

    Knoch Park
    724 S. West Street
  4. Naperville Ale Fest Summer Edition 2018 

    Naperville Ale Fest (Summer Edition) is back for the sixth time, combining craft beer, fun and sun on July 14.

    Naper Settlement
    523 S. Webster St.
  5. National Night Out 

    Neighborhoods throughout Naperville are invited to join communities nationwide and participate in National Night Out by hosting block parties, potlucks, parades, ice cream socials and more!

    Neighborhoods Throughout Naperville
  6. India Day Parade and Celebration 

    Come experience the 4th India Day Colorful Parade and Celebration.

    Knoch Park
    724 S. West Street
  7. Old Naperville Days 

    Celebrate Old Naperville with a block party, music food and drink.

    The Lantern
    8 West Chicago Avenue
  8. Naperville Wine Festival 

    A two-day event featuring over 200 wines from around the world, tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations and live music!

    Naper Settlement
    523 S. Webster Street
  9. Naperville Wine Festival 

    A two-day event featuring over 200 wines from around the world, tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations and live music!

    Naper Settlement
    523 S. Webster Street
  10. Pray! Naperville Citywide Worship & Prayer Gathering 

    Christians coming together in celebration, fellowship, worship and prayer for the City of Naperville.

    Riverwalk Grand Pavilion
    912 Honorary Sindt Memorial Ct.
  11. Pray! Naperville's Citywide Prayer & Worship Gathering 

    A citywide gathering uniting the whole body of Christ together to worship God and pray for His will to be done and His blessings to flourish the City of Naperville.

    Riverwalk Grand Pavilion
    912 Honorary Sindt Memorial Ct.