Category: Plainfield Community

Plainfield Weekend Events

There are lot’s of fun Plainfield weekend events coming up! There’s a variety of things to do including a pet adoption event, a holiday market and more!


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  • Public adoption event hosted by Wagging Hearts at Pets ETC. located at 2304 S. Route 59 in Plainfield from 11 am until 3 pm tomorrow, Saturday December 2nd
  • Holiday Vintage Market hosted by Tortilla Flatz Mexican Grill at the Farmhouse Plainfield located at 12729 Naperville Road in Plainfield. Saturday December 2nd from 11 am until 7 pm and Sunday, December 3rd from 10 am until 4 pm.
  • Create A Card event at the Plainfield Public Library located at 15025 S Illinois Street in Plainfield tomorrow, December 2nd from 2 until 3:30 pm. Head to the library to create a card or write a letter for someone in need.


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Plainfield Candlelight Christmas

The Plainfield Candlelight Christmas is on the horizon! This fun family event is always a hit and includes sleigh rides, pictures with Santa, performances and more!


~ Plainfield Candlelight Christmas ~

-Saturday, November 25th from 5-9 pm in downtown Plainfield

-This FREE event features many downtown businesses offer entertainment for the public such as sleigh rides, pictures with Santa, crafts, dance performances, letter writing to Santa, as well as a creche lighting. Check out this fun annual event and help Plainfield officially ring in the Christmas season!

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Top 5 Plainfield Subdivisions

Looking to buy in Plainfield but don’t know where to look? Here are the top 5 Plainfield subdivisions according to highest average sales price.


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  • Century Trace: Average sales price is $573,176. Started in 2002 with homes ranging in size from 2,800 to 4,180 square feet. This area is located on 248th south of 111th.
  • Stewart Ridge: Building started in 2003 by DJK Custom Homes with an average sales price of $568,000.  This neighborhood, located west of Heggs Road and north of 127th street has new homes being built this year by 5th Avenue Construction.
  • River Point Estates: A custom home neighborhood built in the mid 2010’s. This area has an average sales price of $539,000 and is located west of Route 59 and south of Renwick Road.
  • Lakelands: Average sales price for this private lake community built in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s is $534,900.  This beautiful area is situated around Walloon Lake (140 acres) and is within 35 miles of Chicago. This neighborhood is perfect for families that love to fish and boat. This unique section of Plainfield can be found at Naperville-Plainfield Road and Marina Drive.
  • Reserve At Century Trace: Built in the early 2000’s east of 248th Avenue and north of 119th Street with an average sales price of $501,000.


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Trick Or Treating Hours

Wondering what the trick or treating hours are in your area? Check out this list of local hours and let’s hope for good weather!


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  • Aurora: 4-7:30 pm

  • Channahon: 4-7 pm

  • Joliet: 4-7 m

  • Lockport: 4-7 pm

  • Minooka: 4-7 pm

  • Morris: 5-7 pm

  • Oswego: 3:30-8 pm

  • Plainfield: 4-8 pm

  • Romeoville: 4-7 pm

  • Shorewood: 4-7 pm

  • Wilmington: 4:30-7:30 pm

  • Yorkville: 4-7 pm

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Plainfield Spooktacular Event

The Plainfield Spooktacular event is right around the corner! Trick or treating, a petting zoo, free pumpkins and more will be part of this fun event!


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  • The Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Plainfield Spooktacular event in downtown Plainfield on Saturday, October 28th from 11 am until 3:30 pm
  • Trick or treating at participating businesses, petting zoo, hayrack rides, free pumpkins, crafts, costume contest, popcorn, raffle, photo booth, and more will be available at this family event
  • The YMCA, located at 15120 Wallin Drive, will be having a Trunk or Treat from 12:30-2:30 that day as well as a haunted house from 1 pm until 2:30 pm
  • Bring your little ones out to enjoy this great Plainfield family event!
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Halloween Activities Around Plainfield

There are lot’s of halloween activities to do in and around Plainfield to celebrate the upcoming holiday-there are amusement parks, haunted houses and more!

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  • Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park: 1423 N. Broadway Street in Joliet
  • Annual Halloween Haunted House at the Timbers of Shorewood on Friday, October 20th from 5-10 pm and Saturday, October 21st from 5-10 pm. The Timbers of Shorewood is located at 1100 North River Road in Shorewood. 
  • Bronkberry Farms Fall Fest: October 14th and 15th from 9 am to 6 pm. 18061 S Bronk Road in Plainfield.
  • Heap’s Haunted Corn Maze at Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm located at 4853 U.S. 52 in Minooka.
  • Hayride Of Horror: October 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th from 7-10 pm in Dellwood Park located at 199 E. Woods Drive in Lockport.
  • The Ghost Tour of Naperville with Kevin Frantz: Walking tour of Naperville to check out haunted spots. Upcoming dates include Friday, October 13th, Saturday October 14th, Sunday October 15th and more. Call (630)-205-2664 for more information.


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Plainfield Fall Events

Check out these upcoming Plainfield fall events! Lot’s of different fun activities on the horizon for the whole family to enjoy!

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  • Harvest 5K and Kidz Miler: Sunday, September 24th at 8 am at Village Green Park in Plainfield. This fun annual event features a 5K and a mile race for kids. For more information, contact the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce at (815) 436-4431
  • Fire Prevention Week Open House: Saturday, September 30th from 11 am until 2 pm at 23806 W 135th Street in Plainfield. This family event will include a fire station tour, demonstrations, displays, raffles, hot dog lunch and more. For more information, call (815) 436-5335
  • Homecoming Parade: Saturday, October 7th at 9 am in downtown Plainfield. For more info, contact Pauline at 815-436-3200 x 815811
  • Spooktacular: Save the date-Saturday, October 28th in downtown Plainfield. For more event information check out the Chamber of Commerce website or call (815) 436-4431
  • Halloween: Plainfield trick or treat hours are 4-8 pm on Tuesday, October 31st
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Plainfield Events

There are lot’s of fun Plainfield events coming up! Check out this list of local events in the area! There is something to do for everyone in the family!

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  • Tonight, Tuesday July 25th, Cruise Night in downtown Plainfield from 5-9 pm featuring classic cars
  • Friday, July 28th at 8:30 pm Movie Night will take place at Settler’s Park. The Secret Life Of Pets will be shown.
  • Sunday, July 30th from 12-4 pm is the farmer’s market at 15025 S Illinois Street in Plainfield
  • Friday, August 4th from 4:30-7 pm is Food Truck Friday at Lake Renwick Preserve-Turtle Lake Access located at 23113 W Lockport Street in Plainfield. This is an event for the entire family and will feature delicious food  as well as fun activities.
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Food Truck Friday

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Food Truck Friday is coming up on Friday, August 4th from 4:30 pm to 7 pm at Lake Renwick Preserve! This event is free for the whole family. Rogue Curbside Kitchen will be serving sandwiches and more, Carnivale will be serving Latin fusion, and Ugly Truckin Sandwiches will serve a variety of fresh sandwiches. District staff will be available with preserve information, binoculars and field guides.  Take advantage of this cool opportunity to enjoy delicious food and to explore nature. No registration is required. For more information, call 815-727-8700.

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Downtown Plainfield Restaurant

Capri Sogno is an amazing downtown Plainfield restaurant that is just one of the many gems found downtown.  Check out these quick facts about Capri and see what some of their weekly specials are. Next time you find yourself downtown, check out this popular eatery!

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  • Capri Sogno is a great Italian restaurant found in the heart of downtown Plainfield. Widely known for their delicious food, Capri Sogno features great cuisine and a large wine list. Aside from being a great place to enjoy a meal, they also can host private parties and they offer catering as well.

Check out their weekly specials

  • Sunday: Sunday plate
  • Monday: Sunday Gravy Ragu
  • Tuesday: Chicken Cacciatore
  • Wednesday: Italian Style Meatloaf
  • Thursday: Braciole
  • Friday: Baccala and Polenta
  • Saturday: Ossobucco

Capri Sogno

24102 W Lockport Street

Plainfield, Illinois 60544

(815) 733-5815

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