Elgin Area will continue to monitor and provide updates related to COVID-19 across our social channels and our website. Learn More

Visit Elgin, Illinois

Discover things to do on an Elgin, Illinois, getaway


Follow the Yellow Brick Road Scavenger Hunt

May 15, 2022 to Aug 29, 2022

270 N. Grove Ave. Elgin, IL

Event Website

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to explore local businesses. Find secret words at 10 participating businesses and get a cute Wizard of Oz backpack. Turn in all of the secret words and get a great water bottle and bag, and be entered to win the Grand Prize Wizard of Oz gift basket! Begin redeeming prizes June 1 at any library location. Maps are now available in person or download one.

Thank you Gail Borden Public Library District Foundation, KCT Credit Union and Elgin State Bank – A Wintrust Community Bank” for supporting the Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit.