Special Events

During the year the Wheeling Park District hosts 8 unique specials events where entertainers add to the experience of the event. 

 
    WINTER WONDERFEST
    Tentative Date: Sunday, January 14                                     
    Tentative Hours: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
    Average Crowd Size: 600                                    
    Example of Past Entertainers: Face Painters, Costume Characters, Ice Sculpture Carver, Photo Booth

 

    EARTH DAY
    Tentative Date: Sunday, April 22                                    
    Tentative Hours: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Average Crowd Size: 400                                    
    Example of Past Entertainers: Arts and Crafts, Environmental Friendly Expos ("LL Bean: Explore the Outdoors", Forest Preserve Wild Animal Presentation, Heller Nature Center Bee Hive Presentation, River Trails Nature Center Live Animal Presentation).


    TEEN POOL PARTY
    Tentative Date: Friday, June 1                                  
    Tentative Hours: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Average Crowd Size: 400
    Example of Past Entertainers: Disc Jockey (DJ), Selfie Booth, Teen Band

    CLASSIC CAR SHOW & TOUCH-A-TRUCK
    Tentative Date: Saturday, July 28 
    Tentative Hours: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
    Average Crowd Size: 800 - 1000
    Example of Past Entertainers: Balloonists, Soccer Dart Inflatable, Car Theme Inflatables, Cool Big Trucks


    INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
    Tentative Date: Sunday, August 19                                     
    Tentative Hours:  1:00 - 7:00 PM
    Average Crowd Size:  1000 - 1200                                     
    Example of Past Entertainers: Cultural Performances, Cultural Demonstrations, Dancers, Disc Jockey, Master of Ceremonies, Henna Artists, Balloonists, Face Painters, Inflatables, Arts and Crafts, 


    FALLAPALOOZA
    Tentative Date: Sunday, September 16                                    
    Tentative Hours: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Average Crowd Size: 1000 - 1200                                     
    Example of Past Entertainers: Balloon Artists, Face Painters, Inflatables, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Hay Ride

   

    BOONANZA
    Tentative Date: Friday, October 26                                    
    Tentative Hours: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
    Average Crowd Size: 800 - 1000
    Example of Past Entertainers: Balloonists, Themed Inflatable Bounce Houses, Carnival Games, Soccer Darts, Magician, Story Tellers, Face Painters.



    BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
    Tentative Date:  Saturday, December 8
    Tentative Hours: 10 AM - 11:30 AM
    Average Crowd Size: 300
    Example of Past Entertainers: Santa, Carolers, Reindeer, Ice Sculpture Artist



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