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Village of Antioch

847-395-2233
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Charming Antioch boasts more than 100 eclectic shops and restaurants. Enjoy browsing and shopping throughout the Historic Downtown District. Discover unexpected treasures in quaint clothing boutiques, art galleries and antiques shops. Sample upscale eateries, charming pubs, downtown diners, and tempting chocolate shops. Antioch is the gateway to the famous Chain O' Lakes, comprising 11 interconnecting lakes that are home to national fishing tournaments. This spring, Blarney Island opens on May 11 and Antioch's Civic Spring Carnival runs from May 9 - 12. Conveniently located midway between Chicago, Milwaukee and Rockford, Antioch is "Authentic by Nature."

 



45 North Barn & Grill
A unique, contemporary and nostalgic restaurant offering food that is created with heart and soul in a 'from-scratch' kitchen. Serving locally grown p...Read More



Anastasia's Restaurant Sports Lounge North
Family owned & operated proudly serving Lake County lunch and dinner. Famous for our pizza, pasta, steaks, seafood, ribs, and homemade soups. ...Read More



Antioch Chamber of Commerce
Charming Antioch boasts more than 100 eclectic shops and restaurants. Enjoy browsing and shopping throughout our Historic Downtown District. Discover ...Read More



Antioch Fine Arts Foundation
Art gallery and education center whose function is to coordinate and promote area arts programs. The foundation's goal is to foster knowledge and appr...Read More



Antioch's Historic Downtown
Charming Antioch includes eclectic shops and restaurants. Enjoy browsing and shopping throughout the Historic Downtown District. Discover unexpected t...Read More



Coupon Best Western Plus Antioch Hotel & Suites
The newly renovated and redesigned Best Western Plus in Antioch, Illinois offers an unsurpassed combination of suburban comforts, neighborhood charms ...Read More



Blarney Island
As a one of a kind location with fun and entertainment, Blarney Island is waiting for you a mile off-shore in Antioch, IL! Located on the Chain O’ Lak...Read More



Cafe' Book
Books-Coffee-Cafe...Read More



Captain Quarters
A friendly neighbor atmosphere offering a quiet evening get-a-way environment for the locals. Menu offers ribs, wraps, burgers, chicken and more. Pig ...Read More



Ceramics For You
CFY is a paint-your-own pottery studio, for all ages and art abilities. We also have canvas painting classes and glass fusion! Painters can just walk-...Read More



David's Bistro
David's Bistro in Antioch serves contemporary American cuisine in a casual bistro environment. Visitors will find plenty to choose from steaks, salads...Read More



Dockers North
Burgers, sandwiches, salads, pizza and more! Catering and banquet menu also available. ...Read More



Hannah's Home Accents
Hannah’s features departments in gifts, seasonal, floral, home decor, candles, framing, personal accessories, Pandora Jewelry, Vera Bradley, Alex & An...Read More



Harbour Club
Beautiful restaurant and lounge on Bluff Lake. Live music, outdoor bar, access from the Chain O'Lakes by boat. One of the best sunset viewings on the...Read More



JJ Blinkers
Joke, magic and costume shop....Read More



Oliverii North
Abruzzese Italian Cuisine and a warm and convivial place to relax and enjoy....Read More



P.M.&L. Theatre
Opening doors to the arts for 50 years! P.M.&L. Theatre is a non-profit, community-based volunteer organization located in downtown Antioch. Each year...Read More



Pickard China
America's oldest fine china company - outlet store and antique museum. ...Read More



Port of Blarney
Located in Antioch Illinois, the Port Of Blarney has been a Chain 'O Lakes tradition for over 30 years. Known for its festive ambiance, Port Of Blarne...Read More



Rugan's
A Wine, Martini & Ale House located in downtown Antioch. Featuring live music Thursday, Friday & Saturday night every week. Offering the best beer sel...Read More



Something Sweet
Voted "Best Candy Store" 2013 Daily Herald Readers' Choice Award! Homemade chocolate candies, fudge, truffles and more. ...Read More



Steitz's Restaurant & Marina
Boating in the fresh air and sunshine can really work up an appetite. Steitz's offers a marina to launch the boat and when hunger hits visit the resta...Read More



Steitz's Toboggan Slide
Looking for something to do during the winter? When Bluff Lake freezes, grab the family and friends and head straight for our toboggan slide. Hold on...Read More



Thirsty Turtle Brew & View Pub
The Thirsty Turtle Brew and View Pub is an excellent venue for sipping on a choice of craft or domestic beers, casual cocktails or wine, and healthy c...Read More



Turtle Beach Marina
Turtle Beach Marina has the largest beach on the Chain, perfect for sunbathing, volleyball and Jet Ski parking. A children's playground, 4 cute cottag...Read More



Vigneto del Bino Winery
Vigneto del Bino Winery is a boutique winery specializing in “Wines grown from local Vines”. The winery sits on one acre of a 10 acre property surroun...Read More



Village of Antioch
Charming Antioch boasts more than 100 eclectic shops and restaurants. Enjoy browsing and shopping throughout our Historic Downtown District. Discove...Read More



Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
06/30/16 It's Thursday Concert Featuring R-Gang
William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
902 Skidmore Dr.
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.838.4032
After visiting the farmers market come over to the William E. Brook Memoria...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Antioch
07/01/16 Sister Hazel at Blarney Island
Blarney Island
27843 West Grass Lake Road
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847-395-3804
Platinum-selling group, Sister Hazel, will be performing at Blarney Island...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Antioch
07/01/16-
07/04/16
Blarney Island 4th of July Festival Weekend
Blarney Island
27843 W Grass Lake Rd
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.4122
The greatest party in the midwest is happening at Blarney Island this weeke...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Dining
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Antioch
07/04/16 Antioch's Independence Day Celebration
Williams Park
Main Street
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.2160
This single day, multiple activity event starts with the State Bank of the ...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Antioch
07/04/16 2016 Antioch Run for Freedom
Antioch Scout House
770 Cunningham Drive
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.2700
Register for the 22nd Annual Antioch Run For Freedom. This well received wa...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Running
Sports / Recreation
Antioch
07/07/16 It's Thursday Concert Featuring Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band
William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
902 Skidmore Dr.
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.838.4032
After visiting the farmers market come over to the William E. Brook Memoria...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Antioch
07/08/16-
07/10/16
Camping Under the Stars
Pederson Park
660 Rt. 173
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.838.4032
Bring a tent and share an adventurous weekend camping out with friends and ...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Sports / Recreation
Antioch
07/13/16 Cooking with Chef David of David's Bistro
David's Bistro
883 Main St.
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.603.1196
Come out and enjoy a cooking demo live with chef David Maish of David's Bis...Read More
Dining
Nightlife
Antioch
07/16/16 Art on the Lawn
Antioch Fine Arts Foundation
41380 Route 83
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.838.2274
Come out and enjoy a day of art with fun for the whole family. There will ...Read More
Arts
Family
Festival / Fair
Shopping
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Antioch
07/14/16-
07/17/16
Antioch's Taste of Summer Festival
Downtown Antioch
Downtown Antioch
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.2233
Days of fun in downtown Antioch are a must for summer pleasure. Carnival ri...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Antioch
07/15/16-
07/17/16
Blarney Gras Weekend
Blarney Island
27843 West Grass Lake Road
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.3804
Come out to the greatest boating bar and have a great time at Blarney Gras,...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Antioch
07/21/16 It's Thursday Concert Featuring Mellencougar
William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
902 Skidmore Dr.
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.2160
After visiting the farmers market come over to the William E. Brook Memoria...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Antioch
06/16/16-
08/04/16
Antioch's It's Thursday Concerts
Brook Bandshell
900 Skidmore Drive
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.2160
Enjoy an evening in the Park after a day of shopping and dining while in do...Read More
Family
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Antioch
07/22/16-
08/07/16
Oliver at the P.M.&L Theatre
P.M.&L. Theatre
877 Main Street
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847-395-3055
Oliver! was the first musical adaptation of a famous Charles Dickens work t...Read More
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Antioch
06/02/16-
09/01/16
Thunder on the Chain Drag Boat Races
Blarney Island
27843 W. Grass Lake Rd
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.4122
"Thunder on the Chain" is Blarney Island's very own drag boat racing. Begin...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Sports / Recreation
Antioch
06/02/16-
09/29/16
Antioch's Farmers Market
Municipal Parking Lot
854 Main Street
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.838.4032
Come enjoy the 2016 Antioch Farmers Market!! There will be everything from ...Read More
Farmers Markets
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Shopping
Antioch

Ongoing Events
Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
Ongoing Wine, Craft Beer & Whiskey Tasting at the Port of Blarney
Port of Blarney
27843 W. Grass Lake Rd.
Antioch, IL 60002
Voice: 847.395.4122
Buy tickets in advance and save for this night of wine, craft beer and whis...Read More
Dining Antioch




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