Special Events

Turkey Trot 5K


Join us for the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K, presented by Byron Bank! Burn some calories and have some fun before you head out for your Thanksgiving feast. Pies will be randomly awarded to participants in attendance. The "Best Dressed" Golden Turkey award will be back and the winner(s) will have a chance to take home a special prize! Pre-registration closes Wednesday Nov. 23 at 12:00pm. Custom race shirts are guaranteed to participants registered by Friday, Nov. 4 at 12:00 pm. Chip timing will be provided by Tri-3 Sports Timing. Plaques will be awarded to the overall male and female finishers. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in each age division as follows: 0-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-34, 35-44,45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75+.

Fee: $30 adult/$20 youth
Location: Byron PE Center
Day-of Registration/Race Day Check-In: 7:00-7:45 am
Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 5:00-9:00 pm


Holiday House Decorating Showdown

Get ready to spread some holiday cheer and participate in the third annual holiday house decorating showdown! We are calling on Park District residents to decorate their houses for a chance to win bragging rights and some fun prizes too! New this year is the option to nominate your neighbor! Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries.

Registration Deadline: December 12

Judging: December 13 | Lights must be on by 6:00 pm

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