Wood Dale, Illinois 

You find Wood Dale IL real estate in Addison Township. The township is located in DuPage County in the northeast section of the state. The land where Wood Dale properties now sit was the home of the Winnebago tribe. When Illinois became a state in 1818, the tribe gave up rights to the grounds.

The area’s boundaries expanded throughout the years. In 1890, the area’s train station was relocated to the corner of Irving Park Road and Wood Dale Road. In 1899, the station’s name was changed to Wooddale. In 1928 the area was incorporated to become the Village of Wood Dale. Over a 20-year period the population exploded from just over 3,000 to more than 11,000. If you are thinking of becoming a Wood Dale home buyer, read more about the city’s history on Wood Dale's website.

Parks and Recreation

Owners of Wood Dale IL homes have a variety of parks and recreation services to choose from. When you own Wood Dale real estate, you are served by 16 parks and green spaces spread throughout the city. The Recreation Complex opened in 2001 and offers a fitness studio, an arts and crafts room, a gymnasium, and a walking and running track. The complex also has a Senior/Teen Center that caters to teenagers and older adults. If you are thinking of purchasing real estate in Wood Dale, visit Wood Dale Park District for more information.

Attractions and Activities

No matter which of the homes for sale in Wood Dale you choose, you will be close to popular attractions for you and the family. Adults enjoy TopGolf Chicago, a place where you can bowl, play darts, golf, and enjoy food and drink. Other popular attractions and activities for the Wood Dale home buyer are Crossroads Tavern and Eatery, Kona Kai Tiki Lounge, and Salt Creek Golf Club. Visit Yelp for more information about all of the things you can do in the city or talk to your Wood Dale realtor.


Without a doubt, one of the biggest events in Wood Dale is Prairie Fest. Residents of the city look forward to this festival every year. Prairie Fest features rides for kids, food vendors, games, fireworks, and entertainment for the whole family.

Other popular events held at various times during the year are the Wood Dale Green Fair, the farmer’s market, and movies in the park. Speak to your Wood Dale real estate agent for more information about local events when you are considering Wood Dale homes for sale or look at this calendar.

Marilyn Kosik
Marilyn Kosik
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