The purpose of the event is to highlight skills learned by the Plainfield Explorers throughout the year. The open house will consist of:
- Demonstrations by the Plainfield Lawn Enforcement Explorers focusing on skills learned during their first year as a post.
- Plainfield police K-9 exhibition
- Plainfield Fire Protection District Demonstrations
- A flag ceremony by the Plainfield Honor Guard
- Police department tours
- Police, fire, EMS and EMS vehicle displays
Explorers will also offer an all-you-care-to-eat hot dog dinner. The cost of the dinner is $5; children under age 5 eat for free.