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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Naperville’s Millennium Carillon to open Saturday


Naperville CarrillonTours available on weekends from May through November; summer recitals begin June 5

The Millennium Carillon in Moser Tower and the Visitor Center open for the 2012 season on Sat., May 5. Visitors can climb the 253 steps to the top of the tower and enjoy the spectacular view of the beautiful spring foliage and, on a clear day, the Chicago Skyline.

Hours of operation are from 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays, with Friday hours (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) beginning May 25 and continuing through August 17.

The Carillon summer recital series begins Tuesday, June 5 with a lineup of carillonneurs from Naperville, from other cities in the U.S.A. and from the Netherlands, Canada, and Poland.

For more information, visit www.napervilleparks.org or www.naperville-carillon.org. or call 630-848-5000.

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Naperville Park District
Naperville Park Districthttp://www.napervilleparks.org/
Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.