Des Plaines History Center
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Special Events

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

Help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Des Plaines History Center! Find out more about the schedule of activities planned through out the year.

50th Annual Meeting of the Des Plaines History Center

50th Annual Meeting of the Des Plaines History Center

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of providing local history programs, exhibits, and information to Des Plaines. Wednesday, May 10, at Prairie Lakes Community Center.

Taste of Des Plaines

Taste of Des Plaines

June 16-17 - The Taste of Des Plaines is presented by the City of Des Plaines Special Events Commission. Each year, we open the History Center to the public on the Saturday of the Taste. Try out food from Des Plaines' participating restaurants, catch some live entertainment, and be sure to stop in at the History Center during the event!