In 1930, Lombard held the first Lilac Pageant, crowning the first Lilac Queen, Adeline Fleege. In 2001, the Lombard Junior Women’s Club obtained sponsorship of what is today called the Lilac Princess Program. This time-honored tradition has been in existence in our community for 90 years and it is an important part of Lilac Time in Lombard.

The contest is open to young women of Lombard who are between 16 and 21 years of age. The women are evaluated by a panel of impartial judges and are scored in categories like academics, community service involvement, poise and grace, speaking ability, and appearance. Five Lilac Princess are selected and serve as the Lilac Court, community ambassadors for the Village throughout Lilac Time. The Princesses participate in another round of judging and on the first Saturday in May, the Lilac Queen is crowned. Each Lilac Princess is awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Congratulations to our 2020 Lilac Court!

Beyond excited to announce our 2020 Lilac Court!


From left: Stacy Caeiro (WBHS senior), Lizzy Florey (WBHS senior), Karli Wilson (WBHS senior), Abby Lynch (GEHS junior), and Jamya Whitman (GEHS junior). 

Thank you to the 23 AMAZING young women who came out and applied for the 2020 Lilac Princess Program!


Always remember you are 


than you believe


than you seem


than you think

and even more 


than you'd ever imagined...

Upcoming Schedule of Events 

Tiara Presentation 

Monday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. 

Maple Street Chapel (First Church of Lombard)

Open to the Public
Lombard Park District Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4 at 10:40 a.m.

Lombard Commons

Lilac Princess Final Judging

Saturday, April 19 

Little Lady Lilac Ball 

Friday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. 

Lombard Commons 

Lilac Queen Coronation 

Saturday, May 2 at 1:00 p.m. 

Lilacia Park

Open to the Public 

Arts & Craft Fair 

Sunday, May 3 - 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Downtown Lombard
Lilac Ball

Friday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m. 

Carlisle Banquets
90th Lilac Court Celebration

Saturday, May 16th
Lilac Day Parade

Sunday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m.

How to Support the Lilac Princess Program 

The Lombard Lilac Princess Program has been a signature program for the Lombard Junior Women's Club since 2001 and its success is grounded on community support. Contributions, large and small, from individuals, businesses, grants and in-kind gifts all are essential to ensuring the continuation of this long-time tradition of Lombard.

Make a Donation

Make a one-time or reoccurring donation online or send a check to the Lombard Junior Women's Club (memo: Lilac Princess Program) to PO Box 512   Lombard, IL 60148.

Become a Sponsor 

We offer flexible corporate sponsorship opportunities for our partners who join our mission to give back to our community.  Download our Sponsorship Opportunities Packet here.


For more information on the Lombard Lilac Princess Program, contact Brittney Conway at lilacprincessprogram@gmail.com. 

Thank You to our Supporters  

The Lilac Princess Program Committee and the Lombard Junior Women's Club sincerely appreciate and thank all of the many individuals and local businesses who support this long-time Lombard tradition. 

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Physical Address

837 S. Westmore Ave, 2G

Lombard, IL 60148

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 512

Lombard, IL 60148

Email: lombardjrs@gmail.com


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