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 35th Annual Lisle Depot Days will take place on September 14 and 15, 2019 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.  Click here to learn more about Depot Days.

Events & Attractions

Straw Bale Maze, Senior Perspectives Gallery Days, Vintage Automobiles, Mini Hands-On Barn Raising - (Sunday Only), Civil War Medicine Interpreters,   Miller's Petting Farm, Maggie the Milking Cow - (Sunday Only), Wagon Rides, HO Gauge Model Train, Four Square Heirloom Gardens, Gift Shop with 38th Annual Heritage Ornament and Lisle Library Used Book Sale

Historic-Living Demonstrations:


Blacksmithing, Baking in the Beehive Oven, Beekeeping, Leather Working, Quilting, Spinning & Weaving, Soap Making, Wood Turning


Hands-On Activities, Crafts & Vendors:


Candy in the Straw (Sunday Only), Corn Grinding, Hit & Miss Engine, Mini Hay Baler, Tavern Puzzles, Junior Perspectives (10:30-11:30am), Tug-O-War (matches scheduled throughout the weekend), Kids Urgent Care of Wheaton, and Lakeshore Recycling Systems