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Special Events

The following is a list of Special Events that the Town of St John hosts each year. Click on the link for more information.

St. John Parks Department
Chip Sobek
Superintendent of Parks and Recreation

9350 Hack St., Bldg 2
St John, IN 46373
Phone: (219) 365-6465 option 7
Email: Chip Sobek

Office Hours

Dog Park Rules and Regulations

Park Listings and Amenities

Park Pavilion Registration Form

Park Program Registration Form

Park Programs

Park Rules and Regulations



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The St. John Parks Board proudly presents.

Boo Bash

A FREE event for all St. John Ghouls & Goblins ages 2-6

At Prairie West Park on W 93rd Ave.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Pumpkin Train Rides
Pick out a Pumpkin

This program is for St. John Residents ONLY!
Preregistration is required at Town Clerk's Office BEFORE October 20. No onsite registration will be taken!

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Christmas in the Park/Festival of Lights

The Clerk-Treasurer's Office is proud to sponsor "Christmas in the Park and Festival of Lights", located at Prairie West Park along W 93rd Avenue. Trees will be displayed through New Year’s Day. There will be Christmas trees, entertainment, the "Holiday Train" and refreshments.

Visit With Santa on Opening Night November 24th, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 25th, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 2nd, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 9th, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Final Visit Night Saturday, December 16th, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Don't forget your camera!

Stroll along the paths and view the beautiful trees decorated by local merchants, clubs, churches and schools.

Enjoy Cookies & Hot Chocolate and Popcorn and Santa's Train Rides!

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 (day after Thanksgiving). The festivities start at 7:00 p.m. and include Santa’s arrival.

Thank You,
The Town of St John

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15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

St. John boys and girls, ages 2 through 8, can participate in the hunt for Easter Eggs filled with candy, goodies and prizes. Pre-registration is REQUIRED and is taken at the Town Clerk Treasurer’s office during regular office hours, along with proof of residency for the event. This event is open ONLY to St. John Residents. Registration MUST be completed by April 6th. Only 400 children can participate so please register early to ensure your child has a spot!

NO REGISTRATION WILL BE TAKEN THE DAY OF THE EVENT! Please allow enough time to check in before the hunt begins.

The event will take place at the Lake Hills Park, 8640 Lake Hills Drive, on April 13th. Check in is at 10AM and the hunt begins at 10:30AM. There is no fee for this event.

Thank You,
The Town of St John



Farmer's Market

We hope you will join us at the start of our Market on Sunday, May 5, 2019 and continue through Sunday, October 27, 2019.

The market will be open on Sunday's between 8:00am and 1:00pm in the parking lot of the Community Outpatient Center located at 9660 Wicker Ave in St. John, IN.

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May 2 2019 ‐ May 5 2019

Sales will open by 9:00 AM and run until at least 3:00 PM on each day.

You are responsible for displaying and removing your own directional signs. Please post them no earlier than 5:00 PM on May 1st and remove them no later than noon on May 6th.

Please start your sale no later than 9:00 AM and end no sooner than 3:00 PM; this will be consistent with the promotion of this event.

Permit fees will be waived for this event. You do NOT have to contact the town to participate. You do NOT have to participate all 4 days.


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