Upcoming Events at The Sanfilippo Foundation

Events, News and Tour Opportunities

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All tours and events are Vaccination and Mask OPTIONAL, but encouraged. We do ask any guest who is not feeling well the day of the tour to not attend, and we will refund your ticket, and/or make every effort to add you to a future tour. It is our intention to provide the safest environment for all guests, and we thank you for your cooperation. Protocols subject to any change from the Illinois Department of Health and the Illinois Governor's Office.

Christmas at the Estate

Annual Christmas Concerts - December 1, 2 and 3, 2023

Our most popular concerts are our Christmas Concerts with Mr. Dave Wickerham on the Mighty Wurlitzer. This year we are bringing you three opportunities to attend:

Friday - Dec. 1 - 60 minutes of House touring starting at 6:00 pm, followed by 90-minute Wurlitzer Christmas Concert, then a visit to the Carousel Pavilion. Tickets available at $45.00 each.

Saturday - Dec. 2 - Drinks and Dinner in the Carousel Pavilion starting at 5:00 pm, followed by a 90-minute Wurlitzer Christmas Concert in the home. Tickets available at $140.00 each.

Sunday - Dec. 3 - 60 minutes of house touring starting at 1:00 pm, followed by a 90-minute Wurlitzer Christmas Concert, then a visit to the Carousel Pavilion. Tickets available at $45.00 each.

Nothing helps you begin your Holiday season quite like experiencing the Sanfiippo Estate at Christmas, with friends. Sanfilippo Concert tickets make a great Holiday present, too!

We will again be supporting the Thomas J. Boyle Memorial Foundation at our Christmas Concerts by asking guests to bring a donated Christmas toy(s) for military family children. Drop off boxes are at the entrances for our Christmas Concerts. We appreciate your enthusiasm for this program to help veteran families.

Come see the decorated Estate and enjoy all the music, and the Carousel.

Purchase your tickets today:

12/1/23 at 6:00 pm

Please List Attendees:
12/2/23 at 5:00 pm


12/3/23 at 1:00 pm


2024 Save the Dates:

March 7 - Guided Touring season begins. Stay tuned to our newsletters and website for tour dates.
Summer Concert Series 2024
May 18 - Armed Forces Day Concert
June 22 -Sanfilippo Concert
July 20 - Sanfilippo Concert
August 17 - Sanfilippo Concert
September 14 - Sanfilippo Concert
October 26 - Halloween Gala
December 6, 7, & 8, 2024 - Christmas Concerts
Perfume Passage

Various Dates - Guided tour of the new Perfume Passage at the Sanfilippo Estate

The Perfume Passage Foundation mission: Preserving the history, beauty, and artistry of perfume bottles, compacts, ephemera and related vanity items, the Perfume Passage Foundation seeks to educate and inspire visitors by illuminating the connection between perfume and the human experience.

Come visit the unique window displays and travel through time and history with our intimate, docent-guided tour through the world of perfume bottles, vanity items, ephemera and much more.

For information and tour tickets for all four galleries, please visit Perfume Passage Foundation

Return to this web page 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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