Lilac Time: May 2015
 
lilac tour times

Make a Weekend
of It!

Lilacia Park Tours
May 2 - May 16, 2015
(no Mondays)

Types of Tours

Lilacia Park is rich in both history and horticulture. Learn what makes it so special. Enjoy a tour of Lilacia Park by a guide from the Lombard Historical Society. Whether you’re a history buff or a lilac enthusiast, you will enjoy the journey.

Fee is $4 per person (LHS members free). Groups of 10+ need advance reservations. For more information or to book a private tour (additional times available) contact 630.629.1885.


Tour Times

  • Sat, May 2: 2pm
  • Sun, May 3: 1pm
  • Tues - Saturday, May 5 - 9: 1pm
  • Sun, May 10: 10am
  • Tues - Saturday, May 12 - 16: 1pm
Tours begin at the Carriage House behind the Victorian Cottage - across from the SE corner of Lilacia Park. There are no Monday tours.

How to Book Your Tour

Tours cost $4 a person; free for Historical Society members. For individuals and small groups, come to the Carriage House a few minutes before the tour start time. Groups of 10+ need advance reservations. For more information or to book a private tour (additional times available) contact 630.629.1885.

Ask about our exhibit at the Carriage House, and tours of the Sheldon Peck Homestead celebrating 175 years! The Peck Homestead served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Read more on the Peck Homestead.

Where to Stay in Lombard

The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center is our preferred hotel for Lilac Time. Read more about The Westin Lombard.

 

Historic Art Deco Posters & Notecards for Sale


Own your own reproductions of Charles B. Medin's Lilac Festival posters from the 1930's.

Sculptor, photographer, and artist Charles Medin studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and became assistant art director of the Illinois Central Railroad magazine where he regularly painted the magazine covers. Charles Medin lived with his wife and daughter in Lombard until his death.

Purchase your posters and notecards at the Victorian Cottage; call 630-629-1885.

Item Price
11 x 17 poster
$10
20 x 30 poster
$50 (special order)
Lilac and Poster notecards
4 notecards for $5

 

 


 
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