Lombard

Welcome to Lombard, the Lilac Village!

 

Community and School Reports for Lombard, IL

The Village of Lombard is a community with much to offer. With beautiful parks, rich historic sites and museums, and a wide variety of shopping, dining and entertainment choices, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Lombard's Metra commuter rail station allows for a quick trip to downtown Chicago. Just 17 miles from O’Hare International Airport, Lombard is also convenient to major highways.

Attractions
Lilacia Park, once home to Colonel William R. Plum's lilac garden, is internationally known for its landscaping and annual Lilac Time Festival.

The Dr. William LeRoy House on Main Street was built in 1881 with an Italianate architectural style. The house eventually became the studio of Harold Gray, the originator of the Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip.

The Victorian Cottage Museum is a restored home that features rooms furnished with Victorian artifacts that exemplify the lifestyle of the emerging middle class during the late nineteenth century.

The restored Sheldon Peck Homestead was constructed around 1839 and is recognized as the oldest house in Lombard. The farmhouse was home to the Peck family, the first school in the area, a stop on the Underground Railroad, and a place of business for Peck, a portraitist from the mid-nineteenth century.

Lombard offers a variety of attractions, including Lucky Strike, Enchanted Castle Restaurant & Entertainment ComplexWhirlyBall, AMC Theatres, Paradise Bay Water Park and Western Acres Golf Course, among others. 

Events
The following are a few of the events held annually in the Village of Lombard. For information on other events in Lombard throughout the year, please visit our Events Calendar page or use the Calendar of Events at www.villageoflombard.org.

  • Spooktacular Fall Fest
    October
    Downtown Lombard
    630.620.8063
  • Jingle Bell Jubilee
    December
    Downtown Lombard
  • Holiday Lights in Lilacia Park
    December
    Lilacia Park
    630.620.7322
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