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Lake County Family Fun Guide
Water parks, ice skating, tasty candy, basketball, mini golf and laser tag just to scratch the surface...

Zip down the thrilling warterslides at Hurricane Harbor. Experience Six Flags' new interactive ride JUSTICE LEAGUE, or take the GOLIATH challenge on the tallest, fastest and steepest wooden roller coaster in the world! Are your kids challenging you to a game of one-on-one? Head over to Libertyville Sports Complex for sports and exercise. Head to Volo Auto Museum to see cars from the cinemas like the Delorean from Back to the Future, the original Batmobile and other famous vehicles. Bring the family for a weekend in Lake County that you won’t forget.

Kidtivities
There's no time to be bored with so much to do! Explore the many kid-friendly activities waiting for your family in Lake County!
Top Picks
There is so much to do in Lake County we've selected some of the most popular picks for family fun.
Museums
Lake County offers a rich past and a respectable collection of family-friendly museums and historical locations.
Hidden Gems
From sitting in Scooby Doo's Mystery Machine to building a robot, there are many "hidden gems" just waiting to be found.

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Lake County Family Events

04/28/17 - 04/28/17 A Playdate With Nature
04/28/17 - 04/28/17 Italian Fest
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Night at the Museum
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Kids' Only Garage Sale
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Vipers Pro Basketball's 1st Annual" Black light Basketball Game
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Wildflower Wonders: Wright Woods
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Astronomy Day
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Arbor Day Park Cleanup
04/29/17 - 04/29/17 Family Kite Fly
03/01/17 - 04/30/17 Spring Break Special at Tilt Studio
04/29/17 - 04/30/17 Opening Weekend for Six Flags
04/29/17 - 04/30/17 Home & Garden Show
04/30/17 - 04/30/17 International Migratory Bird Day
04/30/17 - 04/30/17 13th Annual Stepping Up To Wellness Run/Walk
04/30/17 - 04/30/17 Pancake Breakfast at Four Points by Sheraton
04/30/17 - 04/30/17 Mitzvah Showcase
04/30/17 - 04/30/17 Mundelein Market Spring Fair
05/04/17 - 05/04/17 Moon Over Lincolnshire
05/05/17 - 05/05/17 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
05/06/17 - 05/06/17 10th Annual Why I Walk
05/06/17 - 05/06/17 5th Annual EmpoweRun 5k Run/Walk
05/06/17 - 05/06/17 12th Annual Arbor Day Tree & Shrub Sale
05/06/17 - 05/06/17 Spring Bird Walk: Ryerson Woods
05/06/17 - 05/06/17 Flying for Kids
05/06/17 - 05/06/17 Barrington Kite Fly and the Family Nature Kid's Fest
05/05/17 - 05/07/17 Cinco De Mayo Festival at The Harbor's Edge
05/07/17 - 05/07/17 Spring Beauties: Birds and Blooms - Ryerson Woods
05/07/17 - 05/07/17 Back the Blue Barbeque
05/07/17 - 05/07/17 CLC's Spring Wind Ensemble Concert
05/10/17 - 05/10/17 CLC's Concert Band Concert
05/11/17 - 05/11/17 Connecting Kids with Nature at the Greenbelt Cultural Center
05/12/17 - 05/12/17 Wild about Mom- A Twist on Mother’s Day
05/12/17 - 05/12/17 Skokie Valley Astronomers at Ryerson Woods
05/13/17 - 05/13/17 Fire Safety Expo
05/13/17 - 05/13/17 Behind-the-Scenes Tour at The Tempel Lipizzans
05/13/17 - 05/13/17 Youth Art Workshop at the David Adler Center
05/13/17 - 05/13/17 Foodie 5K in Libertyville
05/11/17 - 05/14/17 Antioch's Civic Club Spring Carnival
05/14/17 - 05/14/17 Mother's Day Brunch Buffet at Lindy's
05/14/17 - 05/14/17 Mother's Day Special Event at Volo Antique Mall
05/14/17 - 05/14/17 Mother's Day Special at Tilt Studio
05/14/17 - 05/14/17 Mother's Day Brunch at Fleming's
05/14/17 - 05/14/17 Mother's Day Brunch at Lambs Farm
05/19/17 - 05/19/17 Community Campfire Friday
05/20/17 - 05/20/17 Live Green Family Festival
05/20/17 - 05/20/17 Annual Carp Fishing Derby
05/20/17 - 05/20/17 Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
05/20/17 - 05/20/17 Mayfest at the Grayslake Heritage Center
05/19/17 - 05/21/17 Long Grove's Chocolate Fest
05/19/17 - 05/21/17 Spring Into Summer Outdoor Plant Sale
05/20/17 - 05/21/17 Malott Japanese Garden Children's Festival
05/20/17 - 05/21/17 A Night at the Movies Dance Recital
05/20/17 - 05/21/17 Midwest Bonsai Society Spring Bonsai Exhibition
05/21/17 - 05/21/17 Free Summer Concert Featuring Mundelein High School Jazz Band
05/21/17 - 05/21/17 Dash for the Dogs 5K Run/Walk
05/21/17 - 05/21/17 Color Vibe
05/23/17 - 05/23/17 Playdate with Nature
04/23/17 - 06/05/17 Endangered Beauty: an exhibit of Illinois' Endangered Species Art Exhibit at Brushwood
04/05/17 - 07/25/17 Camp Adler Enrollment Open
04/20/17 - 08/31/17 Catering for a Cause
05/03/17 - 10/04/17 Lake Zurich's Cruise Nights
03/25/17 - 10/28/17 A Good Time Was Had By All Exhibit at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
03/25/17 - 10/28/17 History of Entertainment in Grayslake Exhibit at Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
04/01/17 - 10/29/17 Lambs Farm Farmyard Open for the Season
05/13/17 - 10/29/17 Model Railroad Garden 'Landmarks of America'
04/23/17 - 11/05/17 Sunday Tours at the Gold Pyramid House
04/29/17 - 11/05/17 Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor 2017
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Monday's at Joe's
Ongoing All You Can Eat Snow Crab Wednesdays at Joe's
Ongoing Thursday $15 Lobster at Joe's
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesdays at Uno
Ongoing $2 Twodays at Joe's Crab Shack
Ongoing Two Dollar TWOSDAY at Joe's
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing $2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Mondays & Tuesdays at O'Toole's
Ongoing Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing Jump Fitness
Ongoing Chocolate Factory Tour
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Monday,Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Ongoing Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing Children's Museum at the Round Lake Area Park District


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LakeCounty
No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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