Oak Forest Fleadh

In partnership with the City of Oak Forest,  we will host the  16th Annual Oak Forest Fleadh on  Saturday, March 1, 2025! 

The Fleadh is all about FITNESS, FAMILY & FUN! The theme is Fleadh Around Town!

Our scenic route taking you through the neighborhoods and past Oak Forest Landmarks, St. Damian Church, Oak Forest High School, Valley Kingdom Ministries, Ridge & Kerkstra Schools. 

Start line 155th & Betty Ann (2 blocks East of Central)
Pre & Post race events will be held at the Oak Forest Fire Station #1 in the City Hall Campus (155th & Central)

  As you race through town, you’ll see lots of green and lots of friendly faces cheering you on!  Huge thanks to CNB Bank & Trust for your continued support as our Premier Title 5k sponsor.

Register for the 5k, will be opening in October! 

Family Parade, steps off at 11a on CENTRAL AVENUE
The Family Parade will be held on Central Avenue from 151st heading south to Oak Forest Park District.  Bring the family, wear your green, and let’s have some fun!  Don’t forget your bags to grab all those goodies!

We welcome families, organizations & Chamber members to participate in the parade.  Not a member, call the office at 708-687-4600.

Registration  for the Family Parade will be opening soon!

Limited edition Fleadh Merchandise for sale in the Chamber office!
Embroidered knit hat $15, Embroidered 1/4 zip fleece $40, sizes S-4X



Great way to show your Fleadh spirit on event day & throughout the year!

Hunt for the $1000 Golden Ticket sponsored by Kevin Szabo Jr. Plumbing! A lucky golden ticket worth $1000 will be hidden along the parade route!  Will you be the lucky winner?!   

Visit all our restaurants & bars after the parade
Our local restaurants & bars need our support more than ever.  Why not stop to enjoy some great food and beverages after the morning festivities!

Many people ask what is a Fleadh?  Fleadh is gaelic for festival!  We’ve enjoyed hosting this community event for the past 14 years!

The Fleadh has become a beloved Oak Forest Tradition!   We love that  FITNESS, FAMILY and FUN continues YEAR AFTER YEAR.

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The reason the Fleadh is such a big success each year, is because of our generous sponsors!  Please contact the Chamber office at (708)687-4600, to find the right sponsorship level that  is right for you and your business – let’s work together to maximize your marketing potential.

Thank you to our very generous,  2024 Event sponsors….