Lombard, Illinois

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1822 Votes - "Most Fun"
86 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
48 Votes - "Friendliest"
3 Votes - "Best For Food"
2 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

Description

Lombard, Illinois is full of fun and exciting things to do and see! The Village, located about 20 miles from downtown Chicago, offers a variety of activities to engage the whole family. Lombard has beautiful homes, parks, schools, shopping, events and more that make it a wonderful place to live. There's no comparison to the pride that Lombard residents take in their community. May is known as Lilac Time in Lombard. The annual event includes the famed Lilac Ball and special events throughout the community - and culminates with the annual Lilac Parade down Main Street. The Arts and Crafts Fair and Spooktacular are downtown Lombard street festivals that generate thousands of visitors. Cruise Nights combines vintage cars and live music to become a summer staple. Taste of Lombard is an Independence Day tradition and boasts one of the most popular fireworks displays in the Chicago area. Lombardians enjoy outstanding library and park district facilities. The Helen Plum Memorial Library offers thousands of volumes and extensive programing, while the Lombard Park District has 17 parks and facilities totaling 450 acres for a myriad of recreational activities. The new Paradise Bay Water Park is an award-winning aquatic facility and a huge draw to the community. Lombard has historical sites such as the Lombard Victorian Cottage Museum, a newly constructed Carriage House and the Sheldon Peck Homestead. Lilacia Park is breathtaking with poetic appeal. Enchanted Castle Restaurant & Entertainment Complex is an entertainment complex with 60,000 square feet of kid fun. For older kids at heart, WhirlyBall provides an exciting game that combines basketball, hockey and bumper cars. Premier bowling lounge Lucky Strike and AMC Theatres at Yorktown are fun-filled diversions for visitors of all ages. Lombard is known for its shopping and dining scene, anchored by the 120-acre Yorktown Center. Lombard is a friendly Midwestern town and welcomes visitors. Come join in the fun!

Love Lilacia Park, the Lilac Parade and cruise nights
Reviewed by kruisinsusan@sbcglobal.net
on September 3, 2013
My home town for 30years... the place to be...makes me happy to live here!
Reviewed by johnsonb22
on September 3, 2013
Lombard is the home of the Lombard Moose Lodge 2350 and the Lombard Moose Riders, a chapter of motorcycle enthusiast members and proud founders of the now annual Mooseheart Ride for Kids Bike Rally held on the grounds of Mooseheart. Known as the "little lodge that could" members donate their time and skills to raise funds for the children of Mooseheart and the seniors at Moosehaven in Florida as well as contributions to local Fire Department and Police Department for the benefit of children through the Tommy the Moose Program. Copy these links into your browser to find out more about the Moose Riders and the Lombard Moose Lodge. http://www.lombardmooseriders.org http://www.lombardmoose.org
Reviewed by dster
on September 3, 2013
Best Saturday Cruise Night in the area and the people from the town, including the police, make you feel welcome, appreciated and make you feel that this event is good for both you and their town. Try it and you will like it. Grumpy of GRUMPY'S RIDE says so !
Reviewed by adamekj
on September 3, 2013
Lombard is a great place to live! Wonderful people! It's the Lilac Village - great parade in May and Lilacia Park is an absolutely gorgeous site to see!
Reviewed by LindaJean
on August 29, 2013
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