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Special Events


Save the Day Super Hero Party (Boys & girls 4-10 yrs. old)
Your little hero will have a BLAST while playing super hero themed games and enjoying hero snacks such as super hero PUNCH, Kryptonite Krispies, Super Laser Vision carrots and Thor Hammers. After enjoying all of these super strength snacks, participants will design their own cape and shield. Then, the entire super hero gang will save the day by making their way through the laser maze. Sunday, October 1st

Mother- Son Date Night

Tickets for this huge event are only sold in advance at the Parks and Recreation office located in Town Hall. Each son will receive a picture with their mom. Healthy snacks, lemonade, cake, and coffee will be served. Each child will receive a picture and a frame to decorate. home. Friday, October 20th 

Piano & Popcorn in the Park

Calling all pianist/singers! give us a call or simply let us know that you will be attending and would like to play/sing on one of the following nights:
Thursday, August 31st- 6-8pm
Thursday, September 21st- 6-8pm
Thursday, October 12th- 6-8pm


Halloween Parade 
Our 17th annual Halloween Parade is back! Every year the parade gets bigger and better! All ages are invited to dress up in their best Halloween Costume and join us as we parade from town Hall to Pheasant Hills Park and Back. First 200 kids will get a goodie bag. Following the parade we will have a raffle for more prizes and goodies. Prizes will be awarded for: Best Costume, Youngest in Costume, Oldest in Costume, Best Traditional Costume, Best Dressed Pet, and MORE!! Sunday, October 22nd.

Frights, Lights, and Bites

Boys and Girls, join us as we celebrate our 14th Annual Flashlight Halloween Hunt. All participants should bring their own flashlight and plastic bag. Pizza and a drink will be served before beginning the hunt. After eating, the kids will head out to Elmer Miller Park for the hunt. Following the hunt, there will be a spooktacular raffle for all kinds of great prizes and goodies! Wednesday, October 25th


8th Annual Mini Lights
Our 8th annual flashlight Halloween Hunt for 4-6 year olds. All participants need to bring their own flashlight and plastic bag. Small snacks will be served before the hunt begins and we will also create a Halloween craft! Then it will be time to enjoy a little fright while we go on our indoor hunt! Monday, October 23rd

Witches Hat Halloween Craft (3-10 yr. olds)
Witches hats and flying bats are wickedly fun! This craft will include a 10" chipboard witches hat that participants will paint and decorate. A bat will also be decorated. Your little ghoul will create this one-of-a-kind decoration that will be a great addition to your current Halloween decorations. Friday, October 13th

Pumpkin Decorating (3-10 yr. olds)
Come out and decorate your very own pumpkin! We will provide everything you need in order to create your one of a kind pumpkin using sparkling jewels, fun stickers, shiny buttons, wiggly pipe cleaners, silly eyes and decorative facial pieces. Thursday, October 19th

Tiny Turkey ( 3-10 yr. olds)
Gobble gobble tiny turkey! Bring your parent/caregiver to this holiday craft class. You will enjoy creating your very own turkey and we will supply everything needed for this supper cute craft. A treat will be given out after the class. Thursday, November 9th

Holiday Shopping Spree & Craft Show
Save the date for the our 16th Annual Holiday Shopping Spree! Over 100 crafters and home based businesses will be on hand displaying their products and services. Saturday, November 18th


Chicago Christmas Lights Tour
We will travel to Downtown Chicago to see the beautiful Christmas light displays. Our first stop will be at the Planetarium Overlook for a panoramic view of the city. We will then travel along Lake Shore Drive to Lincoln Park, North Michigan Ave. and a 1 hour stop at Millennium Park to view the city Christmas tree, skating rink and the Bean. From there we will take a Loop tour with a final 1 1/2 hour stop at the German Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza. Friday, December 1st

Candy Cane Hunt ( 2-8 yr. olds with parent caregiver)
Sign up for the 6th annual Candy Cane Hunt were children will enjoy making a holiday craft, having hot cocoa and decorating cookies, all prior to searching for candy canes outside at Elmer Miller Park. Children will search the park for as many cane canes as they can find. Bags for the hunt will be provided. Sunday, December 3rd




For more information or to sign up for one of these events, visit:
https://parksregistration.townofdyer.com/CourseActivities.aspx?id=5&cat=5 


Special Offers

Deep River Water Park Tickets for $20 each
Enjoy some fun in the sun, a day on the Lazy River, have a splashing good time in the wave pool, or on one of the many water slides. Purchase Deep River Water Park tickets through the Dyer Parks and Recreation Department and save! Bring your own lunch (no glass or grills) and save even more! Good for the 2017 season only. Tickets are good for all ages. No refunds. 



Six Flags Great America Discount Tickets for $47.00 each. 

Don't wait in long lines to purchase tickets at the Amusement Park. Purchase your admission tickets ahead of time and save time and money! Tickets are sold Monday-Friday, 7:30-4 pm at the Dyer Parks and Recreation window. Cash or credit will be accepted for these tickets. 2 and under are free and don't need an admission ticket. These discount tickets allow admission to the Amusement Park only. (Hurricane Harbor is an additional $10.00/person) These tickets can be used on any day the park is open. 

For more information or to take advantage of these good deals, swing by the Dyer Parks and Recreation Department at Dyer Town Hall.