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 37th Annual Lisle Depot Days will take place on September 18 and 19, 2021 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, 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 2021!  Hand-led pony rides.

Historic-Living Demonstrations:

Blacksmithing, Baking in the Beehive Oven, Beekeeping, Leather Working, Quilting, Spinning, Wood Turning and Hay Bailing

Gift Shop:

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