Upcoming Events at The Sanfilippo Foundation

Events, News and Tour Opportunities

September 9 - The Sanfilippo Summer Concert Series

Summer Concerts

The weather's warming up and that means it's time for the annual Summer Concert Series at the Sanfilippo Estate. Each year we bring you the finest musical entertainment from across the globe. Each concert is unique and something just a little out of the ordinary, always leaving you with the feeling that you've seen something special.

Join us for another one-of-a-kind experience this year and visit our Summer Concert page for more information.

September 19 - Docent-Guided Tour

Sanfilippo Guided Tour

We get many requests for individual tickets for one of our 3-hour Docent-Guided Tours of the Sanfilippo Collection. This tour includes two hours in the Sanfilippo Residence and one hour in the Carousel Pavilion with the Foundation Director as your tour guide.

Come hear the story of the family and Collection, demonstrations of a variety of music machines, a mini-concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer and a the history of the items in the carousel pavilion. There's a reason many folks have taken this tour more than a few times! It's educational and highly entertaining.

Cost is $25 per guest. Limited tickets available; first come, first served. Tickets only available through The Sanfilippo Foundation Website.

September 19 at 1:30 pm - 3 hour guided tour:

We're sorry, but this tour is SOLD OUT

September 23 - Marklund Wasmond Center at Little Angels - "Angel Songs Soiree" - For info and tickets click here.

September 30 - Arden Shore Child & Family Services - "Evening of Elegance" Gala. For info and tickets click here.

October 21 - Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble - "Enchanted" Gala - For info and tickets click here.

November 4 - Youth & Family Counseling - An Enchanted Paris Eve Gala - For info and tickets click here.


October 28 - Annual Sanfilippo Halloween Gala

December 8, 9, & 10 - Sanfilippo Christmas Concerts

Return to this webpage often for an update of our events open to the public. You can also join our E-Newsletter List (below) and be among the first to receive notice of all our events, and how to obtain tickets.

Visiting the Sanfilippo Estate

The Sanfilippo Estate is a private residence not open to the general public except through pre-arranged charity events and pre-arranged group tours of 40 or more guests, and a limited number of corporate events. Interested groups may contact the Foundation Director by email: director@sanfilippofoundation.org for more information. We do not offer the Estate for weddings, wedding related activities, nor children's parties.

Special Events (concerts, gala fundraisers) can be arranged for Charity Organizations and Corporate Groups. Email the Sanfilippo Foundation Director: director@sanfilippofoundation.org. Please include a contact phone number.

Tour Groups: 3-Hour, Docent-Guided Tours of the Sanfilippo Collection are available for groups of 40 or more. Send an email to: info@sanfilippofoundation.org. Please include the name of your group and a contact phone number.

Individuals looking to visit the Estate are encouraged to find a group (such as your local libraries, park districts, senior centers, etc.) who can put together the required minimum for one of our 3-hour Docent-Guided Tours and then have the organization contact the Foundation Director; or you can visit one of the websites of the charities holding events at the Estate (links provided) and obtain tickets to an event listed; or you can attend a Sanfilippo Foundation event -- all are updated regularly on this website. We also encourage individuals to sign up for our E-Newsletter. On occasion, we offer individual tickets to a guided tour to our E-Newsletter subscribers. Our preference for initial contact is by email.

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