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Family Fun for All Ages at Lemontster Days

There is so much going on in Lemont this fall as Lemontster Days returns for 2019, offering a variety of events for all ages throughout October. The events are hosted by several different organizations in town, including the Lemont Park District, Lemont Historical Society Museum, St. James at Sag Bridge, Lemont Public Library, Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria, and more!


Throughout October, “Trick or Treat” donations are being accepted for the Lemont Food Pantries.  Pick up your bag to fill at Starbucks, the Lemont Police Department, or Look Nu Car Wash. Fill the paper bags with goodies that are much needed items, and drop them off to the Lemont Township Office at 1115 Warner Avenue. Beginning October 5th through October 21st, be a part of the “Trail of Scarecrows” Competition and vote for your favorite scarecrow! The winners will be displayed at the Halloween Hoedown on October 26th. The entire month of October will be filled with fall fun for all ages, including:


Lemont Park District Fall Fest

Saturday, October 5th from 3:00PM – 6:00PM (Centennial Park)


LAHS Haunted History Bus Tour

Sunday, October 6th at 1:00PM (Starting at Lemont Historical Society Museum)


LAHS Scary Silent Movie Night

Friday, October 11th at 7:00PM (Lemont Historical Society Museum)


Witches Walk

Saturday, October 12th from 5:30PM – 11:30PM (Historic Downtown Lemont)


History of St. James at Sag Bridge Cemetery

Tuesday, October 15th at 7:00PM (Lemont Historical Society Museum)


Lemont Park District Halloween Blood Drive

Saturday, October 19th from 8:00AM – 2:00PM (Centennial Park Campus)


Lemont Township Scarecrow Fest

Sunday, October 20th from 2:00PM – 5:00PM (Lemont Township Community Center)


Hocus Pocus Movie Night

Friday, October 25th at 7:00PM (Lemont Historical Society Museum)


Haunted Canal Hay Ride

Friday, October 25th from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM & Saturday, October 26th from 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Starts at Lemont Safety Village)


Village of Lemont’s Halloween Hoedown

Saturday, October 26th from 1:00PM – 4:00PM (Historic Downtown Lemont)


Trick or Treat at the Library

Thursday, October 31st from 4:00PM – 6:00PM (Lemont Public Library)


For more information, visit www.lemont.il.us