Special Events

Stargazing - May 11

9 - 11 p.m.
Trantina Farm
15744 W. 151st Street
Large telescopes will be available for free viewing the planet Jupiter, M3, M5, and M13 globular clusters. Telescopes and instructions will be provided by the Kankakee Area Stargazers, Naperville astronomical Association, and South West Astronomy Observers Group. The constellations of Leo, Gemini, Virgo, Bootes, Ursa Major and Hercules will dominate the night sky.

Homer Community Festival - June 21-24

Four fun-filled days featuring food, live music in free family entertainment tent, carnival, fireworks choreographed to music. Admission and parking are free.
Fireworks - Thursday night at 9:30 p.m.
Community Independence Day Parade - Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
Homer Township Parade Application

For more details visit the Homer Community Fest website. For information about sponsorship opportunities contact Sue Steilen at 708-301-0632.


Stargazing - September 14

Location and details to be announced.


Trick-or-Treat hours are from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. 

Holiday Tree Lighting - December 1

Details to be announced

Share Your Photos From Village Events

The Village is seeking professional and amateur photos that capture the spirit of our community. Photos can reflect the past present or future of the community. Photos will be used in online and print publications.

Instructions and Photo Release Form

For more information regarding special events, please contact Sue Steilen, Community Relations Coordinator.