Brookfield Zoo Animal Ambassadors, the Jesse White Tumblers, and big giveaways – Fall Nature Fest is back in LaBagh Woods! This annual free festival introduces thousands to the Cook County Forest Preserves, sustainable small businesses and eco-friendly organizations from across Cook County. RSVP below today!

Questions? Email the District 12 team at [email protected] or call us at 773-283-7873 to learn more.


12pm-3pm – Music by the DJ Van

12pm-12:45 pm – Animal Ambassadors from the Brookfield Zoo near Grove 4

1pm: Performance by the Jesse White Tumblers near Grove 2

1:30pm: Raffle winners announced near Grove 2

3pm: Event concludes

Event Map

Location and Directions

The road entrance into LaBagh Woods is just north of Foster Ave. on Cicero Ave. Due to limited parking, attendees are highly encouraged to bike, walk, and take public transit to Fall Nature Fest. The 92 Foster CTA bus stops just outside of LaBagh Woods and the Metra Forest Glen stop is just a fifteen-minute walk from LaBagh Woods. Supervised bike parking is available at the event.

Food Vendors

Participating Organizations

Audubon Society Chicago

Bike Lane Uprising

Bikes n Roses

Block Bins Composting

Botanic Garden BudBurst Program

Chicago Environmentalists

Chicago Tool Library

Clean Up Give Back

Cleanup Club Chicago

Collective Resource Compost Cooperative

Cook County Meds

Do Good Gardens

E.E. Mercantile and Co.


Evanston Northshore Bird Club

Farm Service Agency

Friends of the Chicago River

Friends of the Forest Preserves

Gateway to the Great Outdoors

Gearhead Outfitters

Illinois Extension Programs (Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, and Conservation@Home)

Institute of Cultural Affairs – Greenspace

Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce

Jefferson Park Pollinator Garden

LaBagh Volunteers

Lena Rose Beauty

Lincoln Park Zoo

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Monarch Beauty Farm

Newtech E-Scrap Recycling

Nordson Green Earth

North Branch Restoration Project

North Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District

North Park Village Nature Center


Pockhat LLC

Save Soil & Conscious Planet

Share Our Spare

Southside Blooms

Sunnyside Plants

The Climate Reality Project

The Clubhouse Therapy

The Nature Conservancy Illinois

The Recyclery

The Refillery

The Unwaste Shop

The Wasteshed

Trickster Cultural Center

Urban Rivers

WasteNot Compost

West Cook Wild Ones

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