Special Events

We offer a variety of seasonal special events.  Many are free celebrations – our gifts to the community.

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

Bring your dog to an Easter Egg Hunt for a dog-gone good time. Watch your dog sniff out treat-filled Easter eggs, socialize with other four-legged friends and take pictures with the Easter Bunny.  Dogs must be on leash at all times.  This free event is held rain or shine.  Don’t forget your basket to collect eggs.

  • Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:15pm
  • Volunteer Park
  • This is a FREE event

Kids Easter Egg Hunt

Come join the fun at our annual Easter Egg Hunt. More than 4,000 eggs are filled with special surprised for children ages 1 – 10. The Easter Bunny will be our guest of honor. This free event is held rain or shine. Don’t forget your basket to collect eggs.

  • Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:30
  • Volunteer Park
  • This is a FREE event

Pitch, Hit, and Run Contest

Baseball and softball players ages 7-14 can compete in the official skills competition of Major League Baseball.

  • TBD Saturday in April
  • This is a FREE Event
  • 10:00 am
  • Volunteer Park

View and download the past Pitch, Hit, and Run Contests Results

Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K Run/Walk

Run along residential streets of Sugar Grove in this fast, flat 2-lap course.  The 3.1 mile USATF certified course on residential streets is electronically times and features traffic control, splits at 1 and 2 miles, first aid and water stations.  All runners receive a commemorative t-shirt.  Awards are presented to the first male and female finishers, as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age division.  Check in 6:15-7am at the Sugar Grove Park District office.  Early packet pickup Thursday, July 27 from 4-7pm.

  • Saturday, July 29, 2017
  • $20 Tech Shirt with Early Bird Registration by July 5
  • $20 Classic T-Shirt with Early Bird Registration by July 5
  • $23 Pre-Race Day Registration with Classic T-Shirt (size not guaranteed, supplies limited) (July 6-24)
  • $25 Race Day Registration with Classic T-Shirt (if available)
  • 7:30 am Race Start Time

View and download the past 5K Race Results

View and download the 5K Sponsors

5K Reg Form 2017

Punt, Pass, and Kick Contest

Youth players can compete in the National Football League event

  • TBD Saturday in September
  • This is a FREE event
  • 12:00 pm
  • Volunteer Park

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Sugar Grove Kite Festival

Let’s Go Fly A Kite!  All day events include professional kite flying demonstrations, community kite flying area, bounce slides and activities, surprise character appearances, family entertainment, face painting, bags tournament, kids’ chess tournament.

  • Sunday, September 17, 2017
  • Mostly FREE event – Wristband purchase is required to use bounce area.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase as well.
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

2015 Kite Fest Sponsors

2017 Kite Fest Sponsorship Letter