Enjoy Mount Prospect year 'round with these events scheduled throughout the winter months.


Tree Lighting 2Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christkindlmarket

Wed, November 27 | 4 PM - 7 PM | Village Hall

Kick off the holiday season by witnessing the lighting of the Village's Tree. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, cookies and carols, then stay and explore the Christkindlmarket in the Village Hall Community Room, which welcomes an array of local vendors with creative gifts just in time for the holidays.

Tree lighting is at 5 PM sharp, so don't be late!


Small Business Saturday

Sat, November 30 | All Day

Visit a local business in Mount Prospect during Small Business Saturday, as we encourage all to #ShopSmall this holiday season! For more information,visit the MPEI page on the Village website.


Holiday Housewalk

Fri, December 6 | 3:30 PM - 9 PM

Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Historical Society. The 32nd annual Holiday Housewalk features six homes decorated for the holidays. This year's homes are located in the Country Club area of Mount Prospect. Tickets are $28 before Nov. 30, $30 the day of the walk. Visit www.mtphist.org for more information.


Mt. Prospect Park District Holiday Open House

Sat, December 7 | 11 AM - 3 PM
Friendship Park Conservatory | 395 W. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines

Visit with Santa, play games, ride on Santa’s hayride express, listen to music, create kids’ crafts, and take a photo with live reindeer. 


Mt. Prospect Community Band Sounds of Christmas Concert

Sat, December 7 | 4 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church | 605 W. Golf Rd

Celebrate the holiday season through song.  A Mount Prospect holiday tradition, this free concert is put on by the Mt. Prospect Community Band.  Santa himself never misses this concert! Enjoy classic carols and contemporary selections.  The band is a program of the Mt. Prospect Park District. 


Wine Toast  RFS 2Craft Beer & Wine Walk

Sat, December 7
2 PM | Downtown Mount Prospect

Stroll from various downtown restaurants and businesses, sampling craft beer and wine. Visit the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce website for more information or to register.


Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library Holiday Gift Sale

Sat, December 14 | 10 AM - 3 PM | Mount Prospect Public Library

Just in time for last-minute gifts! Browse a wide variety of used books, music, movies and games to find the perfect gift for those on your list. Visit mppl.org for more information. 

New Years Eve Eve - A Family Celebration

More information coming soon!


Shining Stars Gala

Sat, February 1, 2020 | The Cotillion Banquets

SAVE THE DATE! The Shining Stars Gala is a Mount Prospect celebration honoring individuals and organizations that help make our community a great place in which to live and work.  Nominations open soon, ticket sales to follow.