Information for the Taste of Melrose Park’s 35th Anniversary

NewTaste16Logo copyFrom September 2nd through September 4th the Taste of Melrose Park will be celebrating its 35th Year as one of Illinois top food festivals. We are also one of the most family affordable festivals with all food and beverage items costing $3 or less. Please click on the items below to view or download our various flyers and forms.

General Information Flyer

List of Food Booths

Corporate and Business Sponsorship Packages

Billboard, Fireworks, Shirts, Newspaper Ads Info

Order Form for various 

Entertainment Schedule

Mayor Serpico Cuts Ribbon for Safe Haven Veteran Housing

veterans_village2Westlake Hospital donated property for A Safe Haven Veteran Village that contains 35 new and uniquely designed housing units for Veterans families. The project includes an on-site Management Office and Tot Lot for children to play. While specializing in Veteran Services, as an Equal Opportunity site, these units will be available to all eligible applicants. A Safe Haven provides phased housing and support services to homeless veterans with the greatest need, and Veteran Village will include enhanced accessibility for our nation’s returning heroes and their families.                Click on Ribbon Cutting Picture to Read More

Melrose Park Welcomes Its First Transit-Oriented Development

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Click Here to Read Press Release

Click Here to Learn What Is Transit Oriented Development 



Miller Chicago Real Estate announced developers have closed on the purchase of a 91,000 square foot industrial building located at 2100 Main Street in downtown Melrose Park. Formerly the H. McNelty School of First Baptist Church, the building has been vacant for more than 7 years.

This is an exciting moment for Melrose Park as this will be the Village’s first Transit Oriented Development. It will have 56 apartments marketed at people who want to use the train to travel to work. It will also help in revitalizing our Lake St. and Broadway shopping areas.

Village Clerk Mary Ann Paolantonio Named McManus Award Winner By Guerin Prep

IMG_6866 IMG_6865 IMG_6862Melrose Park Village Clerk Mary Ann Paolantonio was awarded the McManus Award by Guerin Prep at a ceremony held on May 26. 
The McManus Award is given to an alum based upon their commitment to service and charitable works. Mary Ann is pictured with Mayor Serpico and her family and friends at the awards ceremony. 

Congratulations to Mary Ann on this well- deserved recognition!!!

Attend St. Paul Lutheran FREE NeighborFest August 20th

dental-clinic-known-in-the-communitySt. Paul Lutheran Church is excited to announce the date of our annual NeighborFest!  This year promises to have something fun for everyone!  We welcome and encourage all of our neighbors and friends to join us from11 am – 5 pm on Saturday, August 20th at our FREE NeighborFest!

Human Foosball is sure to be a hit, along with live animals presented by Lil’ Critters!  There will also be volleyball, bingo, sack races, a water balloon toss, a bounce house and other children’s games!KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Music will be provided by ThunbKnuckle!  St. Paul’s very own, Castillo Fuerte, will also perform and have you singing along! Chinelos Destructora will perform cultural dancing, and there will be other surprise guests at NeighborFest!

The food is FREE and there will be fun for all, so come and meet your neighbors at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1025 W. Lake St. Melrose Park.  Call 708-343-1000 for more information.