Things to Do

There’s always something fun to do in Arlington Heights.  From events and festivals to enjoying a performance at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre or taking in horse races at Arlington Park, to trying out a new restaurant or enjoying a stroll around downtown or around Lake Arlington, we have loads of activities to fill your calendar.  

Look into our Summer Staples, events that run through the course of the summer, along with other standout festivals and events that occur for a shorter duration. Thanks to events organized by  our community partners like the Park District, Chamber of Commerce, Metropolis, the VFW and Memorial Day Committee, Frontier Days, the Arlington Heights Museum, Memorial Library and other businesses and organizations, you will always be adding fun activities to your list of things to do in Arlington Heights!