Things To Do In Forest Park


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  • Bulldog Bootcamp
    Green grass and blue skies bookend the boot-camp classes at Bulldog Bootcamp. Leading the outdoor workouts, owner Greg Major and his team of seasoned fitness instructors spur their students on by shouting words of encouragement and tearing Chicken Soup for the Soul books in half. Major—a decorated bodybuilder and inline skater—has been a certified personal trainer since 1989, and has since picked up the credentials to teach CrossFit’s Level 1, Football, and Kids programs. He and his staff stage CrossFit classes at Bulldog Bootcamp’s training facility in Forest Park.
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    325 E Randolph St.
    Chicago, IL US
  • Goldyburgers
    Goldyburgers is a Sports Bar & Family Restaurant established in 1926. Goldyburgers is known for being a friendly, down-to-earth place where patrons can enjoy one of our famous burgers, have a beer, and catch up on the latest sports action. Named 1 of the nation’s 15 Burgers to Try Before You Die (AOL Cityguide).
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    7316 Circle Ave
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Blueberry Hill
    Visit Forest Park's Blueberry Hill for fresh ribs that fall off the bone, sweet corn and homemade baked beans. Low-fat alternatives are not available, however, so make sure your waistband has some wiggle room. Blueberry Hill also has large TVs for your viewing pleasure. Blueberry Hill is a prime location to dine with a group. The bar has ample room for dancing, and patrons can be seen jamming out on the floor. Interested in eating out over the weekend? Keep in mind that the bar gets swamped on Fridays and Saturdays, and service may take longer than expected. Relaxed attire is perfectly fine at Blueberry Hill, known for its laid-back ambience. Whether you prefer street or lot parking, Blueberry Hill is located near both options. If public transportation is preferable, ditch the car and board the nearby stop at Forest Park (Blue). You'll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle to the bar. Dining at Blueberry Hill will set you back about $30 per person on average.
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    427 Des Plaines Ave
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Shortstop Lounge
    Craving pizza? Head on over to Forest Park's Shortstop Lounge for a tasty slice with a crust you can't resist. Healthy food is in, as it should be, come here for a tasty, low-fat and gluten-free bite. Watch the game with fellow fans to get the full sports experience. Be prepared to raise your voice, though — the pizzeria can get noisy. If you're heading to the pizzeria on a Friday or Saturday, don't get stuck in line with the rest of the crowds — reservations are accepted. Public transit and parking are two main forms of transit convenience near Shortstop Lounge. Drivers can find a space for their wheels on the street when dining at the pizzeria's Madison St business. Make use of the luxurious bike racks at Shortstop Lounge. It's not the cheapest, it's not the most expensive, but it is the most delicious. Come to Shortstop Lounge for a great bite.
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    7425 Madison St
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Chalk Craft Beer House
    At Chalk, craft beer reins supreme with more than 25 taps containing primarily local pours such as Revolution, Lagunitas, and Three Floyd's. Besides brews, nearly 25 bourbons line the bar, which can satisfy thirsts as patrons watch games on flat-screen TVs or stare blankly at exposed-brick walls. Each libation complements Chalk's faithful take on pub classics, from mac-n-cheese bites to onion rings battered in stout. Then, of course, there are chicken wings, which chefs serve in batches of up to 20 slathered in a choice of more than five sauces, including Jamaican jerk.
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    7414 W Madison
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Duffy's Tavern
    Duffy's is a local spot where perhaps not everyone knows your name?yet?but the bartenders likely will with time. As neighborhood hangout with an Irish flair, it's not uncommon to see regulars filling the seats on any given night to watch sports, have a brew, or celebrate or chat with new folks they just met. On Thursday night, DJs spin the hits and get the weekend started early.
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    7513 Madison St
    Forest Park, IL US

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