Band Submission Form for 2016 concert season
Is your band interested in playing at one of the many Downtown Tinley summer events scheduled for 2016? If so,
to download the official Downtown Tinley Band Submission Form for the chance to be considered.
Benches on the Avenue
Take a stroll down Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th streets to see all 20 entries in the 12th annual Benches on the Avenue public art program. The benches are designed around this year's theme, "Heroes and Villains," and are on display now through October 1.
Tinley Park's Benches on the Avenue public art program has become one of the Village's most popular attractions, drawing thousands of residents and visitors annually to the downtown area. The colorful benches feature the work of both amateur and professional artists and provide spots to rest and enjoy the fantastic creations while strolling through town.
to read the official 2015 Benches on the Avenue brochure.
for more information on Benches on the Avenue.
Visit the Downtown Tinley Farmers Market from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays from May 30 to Oct. 10 in Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 S. Oak Park Ave., for the best selection of fruits, vegetables and fresh flowers!
For information on how to become a vendor, please email
Fire Prevention Month
Each year in October, the Tinley Park Fire Department and Prevention Bureau highlight fire prevention education. The Fire Prevention Week Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at Fire Station No. 1, 17355 S. 68th Court, Tinley Park.
Downtown Tinley Boo Bash
The annual Downtown Tinley Boo Bash will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25 at at the Oak Park Avenue train station and is great fun for families with young children. Activities include hayrides, a costume contest, trick-or-treating with local businesses, Halloween-themed games, DJ entertainment and more.
Tinley Park is the place to be the first weekend in December when the Village presents a lineup of free holiday events for the whole family. The weekend includes a tree lighting ceremony, the Tinley Toyland Parade, the Parade of Lights, photos with Santa, carriage rides, the popular Holiday Market and much more!
The 17th annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will be held in March 2016 along Oak Park Avenue in downtown Tinley Park. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. Irish Parade
The annual Downtown Tinley Bunny Hop is held every year around Easter at the Oak Park Avenue train station. Come out for a visit with the Easter Bunny, DJ entertainment, games and much more!
The annual Discover Tinley Expo in spring showcases the community's business and nonprofit organizations, as well as its government services. Visit Discover Tinley to learn more about what your Village has to offer. This free event features entertainment, food samples and giveaways at many of the booths.
This popular event offers live music on two stages, free activities for the whole family, a mini-Taste of Tinley Park, a classic car show and much more. Attendees can take a free trolley shuttle to the Caribbean Block Party. Rides depart from the 80th Avenue train station beginning at 11:30 a.m.; pick-up and drop-off will be every 15 minutes through 7:30 p.m. Caribbean Block Party
Join the Tinley Park Police Department in this annual, award-winning event held each year in August. Attendees can meet and greet members of Tinley Park’s Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Management Agency and Public Works Department, as well as view the many Village-owned vehicles on display. National Night Out
Are you a classic car or hot rod owner or fan? Show them off or just view them from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays from June through August along downtown Oak Park Avenue between 171st Street and 173rd Place. Cruise Nights
Be ready to clap your hands and tap your toes! Music in the Plaza concerts are held from 7 to 10 p.m. every other Saturday during the summer in Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets! The 2015 concert season is over, but check back here soon for next year's lineup of great entertainment! Music in the Plaza
Special Events Permit Application
Planning your own special event? Click here to download the Special Events Permit Application.