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Spring into St. Charles

Spring in St. Charles, Illinois is one of the most wonderful times of the year. Explore the various parks such as Norris Woods Nature Preserve or LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve as the plants begin to bloom and the weather warms up. Grab some friends or bring your pet to the East Side Sports Complex or James O. Breen Community Park where there are a bunch of outdoor activities to enjoy. 

Did you know that St. Charles is the Water Garden Capital of the World? You have to check out Aquascape to see their amazing grounds, koi fish, and unique features. 

Spring also brings incredible events such as the St. Patrick's Celebration in March and the St. Charles Fine Art Show during Memorial Day weekend. Both bring thousands to downtown St. Charles to participate in the community fun. 

Spring Events & Activities

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Healing Gardens at Stone Hill Farm

Step into an this beautiful oasis and feel the cares of the world slip away as you sit back and relax at the Healing Gardens at Stone Hill Farm. This sanctuary has several gardens - each with their own story and ability to heal. 

Bike Along the Fox River

Located along the Fox River, St. Charles is home to a beautiful river walk that is perfect for biking in the spring! If you don't have a bike with you, you can rent one for the day from Sammy's Bikes!

Explore the Outdoors

Explore various nature preserves such as Norris Woods Nature Preserve or LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve to admire the blooming flowers and great walking trails. Going to either spots is a perfect way to achieve both tranquility and fitness. 

Go Golfing

When spring finally arrives, it is game time in St. Charles! Grab your clubs and explore one of the many beautiful golf courses in town including the Pottawatomie Golf Course, the St. Charles Country Club, and the Royal Fox Country Club.

Public Arts Tour 

Take a self-guided Public Arts Tour to see 30 different works of public art displayed throughout downtown St. Charles using the Travel St. Charles App

Play Pickleball 

Stay active this spring by playing pickleball! St. Charles is home to several indoor and outdoor pickleball courts including six new courts at James O. Breen Community Park.

Fine Line Creative Arts Center

Fine Line Creative Arts Center is a haven for art lovers. This art center offers ceramics, jewelry making, glass blowing, painting, knitting, blacksmithing, and more! No other facility can match the number of diverse choices that they offer.