Depot Days

Discover what life was like more than 100 years ago at Depot Days, where you'll be transported back in time as you tour the Depot Museum, Beau Bien Tavern, Netzley / Yender House, and a working blacksmith shop.  Or visit the historic Lisle Cemetery and search for some of Lisle's earliest settlers.

Festival Details

The 38th Annual Lisle Depot Days, presented by the Lisle Heritage Society in partnership with the Lisle Park District,

will take place on September 17 and 18, 2022 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Museums at Station Park campus. The event is free to the public, and all ages are welcome.  

Pioneer demonstrations, pony rides, petting farm, 17th Corps Civil War Field Hospital, high wheel bicycles, antique tractors, cars and model train.  Restored 19th century buildings and four square heirloom garden. 

New for 2022! 19th Century Wet Plate Photography Demonstrations. 

Historic-Living Demonstrations:

Blacksmithing, Baking in the Beehive Oven, Beekeeping, Leather Working, Rug Hooking, Spinning, Wood Turning and Hay Bailing, Games and More!

Refreshments available for purchase.  

Gift Shop:
Featuring wares crafted by Lisle Heritage Society Blacksmiths and The 39th & 40th Ornament in the hand-crafted collectible Heritage Series.