Help us Support our Parks and Community!

The Ouilmette Foundation raises funds for special projects and programs in partnership with the Wilmette Park District. Through events like the WOW Swim Race, the Wilmette Beach Bash and others, we provide fun opportunities to engage with the community while supporting the parks.

Upcoming Events

Beach Bash: August 20th

Ouilmette Foundation Beach Bash 2022

Ouilmette Foundation Beach Bash 2022

August 20, 2022
6:00 pm
11:00 pm
Gillson Beach - 101 Lake Avenue, Wilmette
On Saturday, August 20th, the Ouilmette Foundation will host the Third Annual Beach Bash Fundraiser at Gillson Park. The event will again feature live music, cold drinks, dancing, local food trucks, a beach bonfire and plenty of FUN! All proceeds support our parks and community.
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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Looking to be a sponsor? Contact Ouilmette Foundation Board Member, Cathy Pratt, at

Landon sponsors

Mallinckrodt Plus sponsor

Mallinckrodt sponsors

Keay Plus sponsor

Keay sponsors

Shorewood sponsors

Let's make this a 'zero waste' event. Please keep your eye out for the waste station under Go Green Wilmette's tent to properly dispose of food scraps, compostable containers and recycling!