About Elk Grove Village
Named for the native elk that roamed the area, Elk Grove Village boasts a friendly community, excellent parks and recreation, and varied housing stock.
The suburb has the distinction of a thriving economy and great community service, as well as easy access to transportation and nearby interstates. Approximately a 20-minute drive to O’Hare International Airport, the village is accessible by major interstates including I-90 and I-290. The Metra can be accessed in neighboring communities.
With over 3,600 firms and service organizations, Elk Grove Village supports a booming business community of local, national, and international companies. It has been dubbed an “Exceptional Community” by residents and community leaders. The village hosts the highly attended Hometown Parade, which has a new theme every summer. Residents also enjoy the annual Mid-Summer Classics concert series during the month of July with entertainment featuring a variety of genres and decades.
The Elk Grove Park District maintains over 470 acres, which includes dozens of parks, public tennis courts, and a community athletic area with football, soccer, and baseball fields. Elk Grove Village is also home to the Fox Run Golf Links, offering golfers tree-lined fairways and well-sized greens.