City of Elmhurst, Illinois

Welcome to Elmhurst, a city like no other!

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Conveniently located just 16 miles west of Chicago's loop, this vibrant, tree-lined community offers thriving retail shops, fine dining, outstanding theatre and art, excellent museums, and a variety of events during the year. Elmhurst has its own Metra commuter rail station and is convenient to both O’Hare and Midway Airports, as well as major highways.

Mayor Steve Morley
209 N. York Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce
Promoting an environment that creates success for local businesses and our community. 

Elmhurst offers comfortable accommodations to fit every taste and budget:

Give your taste buds a treat at over 50 delicious, delightful, delectable restaurants with cuisine from around the world. Some popular spots include Francesca's Amici, Angelo’s Ristorante, Bistro C at the Clarion Hotel, Café Amano, Red Dragon, Roberto’s Ristorante & Pizza, and 100 South Chop House and Grill.

Elmhurst College and the Waterford Banquet & Conference Center offer facilities for large groups and banquets.

In the heart of the downtown Elmhurst, City Centre offers a variety of restaurants and gourmet shops, boutique shopping, a 10-screen movie theatre and a number of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year.

Other districts offering shopping and dining options include Spring Road, York & Vallette, North Elmhurst, South Elmhurst, Route 83 & North Avenue, and Elmhurst Crossing.

Elmhurst is also convenient to Oakbrook Center and offers an easy 20-minute commute by car or commuter train to downtown Chicago shopping.

Elmhurst is a city rich with unique museums. Explore the Theatre Historical Society of America housed in the historic York Theatre and displaying photos, blueprints and artifacts. Discover the area’s rich history at the Elmhurst Historical Museum in downtown Elmhurst.

Visit beautiful Wilder Park, voted Best Suburban Park by Chicago Magazine. It connects to Elmhurst's museum campus that includes the Elmhurst Art Museum with its McCormick House designed and built by Mies van der Rohe, the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art with extraordinary exhibitions of gems and gemstone carvings dating to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and an impressive public library.

Just across the street, you can take a stroll through the arboretum at picturesque Elmhurst College, ranked 12th among Midwestern universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2012.

The following are a few of the events held annually in the City of Elmhurst. For information on other events in Elmhurst throughout the year, please visit our Events Calendar page or use the “Explore Elmhurst” tab at


  Venue & Description City Phone
151 Kitchen | Bar 151 Kitchen | Bar

One Fifty One Kitchen | Bar is a locally owned new American restaurant located in the heart of downtown Elmhurst across from York Theater.  Our Exe...More!

Elmhurst, IL (331) 979-7198
Clarion Inn Suites and Conference Center Clarion Inn Suites and Conference Center
Adjacent to the Waterford Banquet & Conference Center, this newly renovated hotel provides comfortable accommodations at reasonable rates. Guests will...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 279-0700
Courtyard by Marriott Elmhurst Courtyard by Marriott Elmhurst
Courtyard Elmhurst appeals to both business and leisure travelers. Enjoy complimentary business and fitness centers, complimentary HSIA, indoor pool/w...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 941-9444
Elmhurst Art Museum Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst Art Museum, located just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, is the cultural center of DuPage County and a welcoming center to view and experie...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 834-0202
Elmhurst City Centre Elmhurst City Centre

Elmhurst City Centre offers great shopping, dining and entertainment for the entire family! City Centre offers over 50 restaurants, 40+ shops and s...More!

Elmhurst, IL (630) 993-1600
Elmhurst College Elmhurst College
State of the art high tech conference and event facility that can host groups from 20 - 900 people. First-rate sports facility in an arboretum-like se...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 617-3500
Elmhurst History Museum Elmhurst History Museum
Explore this award-winning museum in Elmhurst's historic Glos mansion featuring changing interpretive exhibits on regional history as well as national...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 833-1457
Elmhurst Park District Elmhurst Park District
The Elmhurst Park District provides experiences for the lifetime enjoyment of people who live and play in Elmhurst....More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 993-8900
Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
For over 50 years the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra has provided the western suburbs with quality symphonic music in all genres. Their dedication to pr...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 941-0202
Extended Stay America Elmhurst Extended Stay America Elmhurst
Welcome to Extended Stay America Chicago-Elmhurst. Our hotel is designed especially for longer stays with studios featuring fully-equipped kitchens an...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 530-4353
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
One-of-a-kind museum with displays of Chinese jade and other hard stone carvings, dioramas, minerals, gemstones, earth science, and hands-on exhibits....More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 833-1616
Pints Elmhurst Pints Elmhurst
Pints Elmhurst is a neighborhood Sports Pub with 17 HD TVs and 20 craft brews on tap and 50 more in bottles! Pints features gourmet burgers, sandwiche...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 833-4303
Red Arrow Tap Room - Elmhurst Red Arrow Tap Room - Elmhurst
We are Chicagoland's very first Pour Your Own establishment! Red Arrow Tap Room is a family-friendly establishment serving house-smoked barbecue, fea...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 501-1322
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Elmhurst/Oak Brook Area SpringHill Suites by Marriott Elmhurst/Oak Brook Area
128-room, all-suite hotel. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet, free high speed internet access, laundry facilities, fitness center and indoor pool, da...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 782-6300
Waterford Banquet & Conference Center Waterford Banquet & Conference Center
The Waterford boasts 30,000 sq ft of space including a 12,000 sq ft Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1500. Guests will enjoy the picturesque ...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 279-0270
Wilder Mansion Wilder Mansion
Located just 18 miles from downtown Chicago, this historic 1868 venue is the perfect place for a memorable event. Originally acquired by the Elmhurst...More!
Elmhurst, IL (630) 993-8186

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