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

2023 Beach Bash

The 2023 Beach Bash

August 19, 2023
6:00 pm
Gillson Beach, 101 Lake Avenue, Wilmette
Join us for the 2023 Beach Bash annual fundraiser, featuring live music, food, booze and much more - all in support of the Ouilmette Foundation and all at Gillson Beach.
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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!