Community Events and Activities at Fermilab

Fermilab Community Events and Activities are for Fermilab Employees, Users and Affiliates.

Fermilab Fitness Day

Fermi Fitness Day is annual event dedicated to the mental and physical health of our Fermilab employee and user/affiliate community. It provides an opportunity for you to take a mental break from work and commit to physical health by walking outdoors on a designated path. All Fermilab Employees, Users and Affiliates are invited to participate onsite or at home.
Date : Thursday, June 23rd
Time : 11 am – 1 pm
Onsite Location: Fermilab Village – Meet at the Users Center.
Telecommuters: Create your own path of 1 mile, 2 miles or more.
All participants in Recreation programs and events are required to complete a Recreation Waiver in FermiWorks. If you have not already completed this for another Recreation program, please do so now, before you register.
Sign up here.
The first 100 registrants will receive a Fermi Fitness Day T Shirt!
Submit photos from the event here!


Current & Upcoming Events & Activities

June is LGBTQ+ Pride month. Visit Fermilab’s Spectrum website for information on participating in Pride month and for upcoming events






Saturday, July 3rd at 4:45 PM See the Plant Band at the Kane County Cougars baseball game- stay for the game and fireworks following the game. The Kane County Cougars are offering a discount. Read more at the Fermilab Discounts website

Tuesday, June 7, noon to 1:15 p.m. CT: Virtual panel discussion: The Implications of Juneteenth on Freedom  Sign up at the Juneteenth celebration page

Wednesday, June 15th, 3-4 PM – Users meeting keynote: History and Current Importance of Juneteenth Speaker: Michael Childress, President, DuPage County NAACP. Sign up at the Juneteenth celebration page



Ongoing Events at Activities

Conversation Group

Meets every Tuesday via Zoom

  • Picnic at the Frontier Pub after Fishing Derby
  • Snowman Building Competition
  • Festival of Lights
  • Haunted Village Trick-or-Treat
  • Trick-or-Treat in the Village!
  • Playgroup
  • Spring Potluck
  • Taste of Fermilab
  • Festive Holiday Party with Santa
  • Conversation Group
  • Halloween Party
  • Children's Garden
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Spring Festival
  • Cinco de Mayo