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

Zip down the thrilling warterslides at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort. 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 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

09/30/16 - 10/01/16 Craft Show at Gurnee Mills
10/01/16 - 10/01/16 Lake Forest's Oktoberfest
10/01/16 - 10/01/16 Harvest Festival
10/01/16 - 10/01/16 RibFest 2016
10/01/16 - 10/01/16 Waukegan's Kite Fest 2016
10/01/16 - 10/01/16 Lake Barrington Annual Pepper Fest
10/01/16 - 10/01/16 Official Tailgate and Party of Barrington
09/29/16 - 10/02/16 James & the Giant Peach at the James Lumber Center
10/02/16 - 10/02/16 Busy Brains Fall Family Festival
10/02/16 - 10/02/16 Fox Lake Family Fall Fest
10/05/16 - 10/05/16 Cha! Cha!'s Birthday Bash
10/07/16 - 10/07/16 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
10/07/16 - 10/07/16 Hayrides at the Park
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Trucks, Trunks and Treats
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Long Grove's Scarecrow Day
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Meet Hello Kitty in Purrson at Tilt Studio
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Grandwood Park's Octoberfest
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Gurnee Park District's Parent's Night Out
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 North Barrington Fall Festival
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Annual Ghost Stories Plus at the Volo Bog
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Compose Yourself - A Young People's Concert
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Island Lake's Fall Festival
10/08/16 - 10/08/16 Color the Town Pink at the Deer Park Town Center
10/07/16 - 10/09/16 The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival
10/07/16 - 10/09/16 Fall Bulb Festival
10/09/16 - 10/09/16 Fall Family Adventure Day
10/09/16 - 10/09/16 Movie in the Park Featuring Monster House
10/07/16 - 10/10/16 Columbus Day Sidewalk Sales at Pleasant Praire Premium Outlets
10/07/16 - 10/10/16 Columbus Day Special at Tilt Studio
10/10/16 - 10/10/16 School Day-off Camp - Fall Fun
10/10/16 - 10/10/16 Astronomy Under The City Lights
10/11/16 - 10/11/16 Hikin' Tykes - Woodpeckers
10/14/16 - 10/14/16 Hayrides at the Park II
05/01/16 - 10/15/16 Fish Lake Beach Open To The Public
09/24/16 - 10/15/16 Six Flags Fright Fest Package at Fish Lake Beach Campground
10/14/16 - 10/15/16 Richardson Adventure Farm's Maze Til Midnight
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Tempel Lipizzans
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Pumpkin Fest
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Waukegan's 6th Annual ZombieWauk
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Trick or Treat Path at Viking Park
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Lindenhurst's Haunted Trail and Bonfire
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Pumpkin Fest in Libertyville
10/15/16 - 10/15/16 Barrington's Scarecrow Festival
05/01/16 - 10/16/16 Fish Lake Beach Campground & Six Flags Great America
10/15/16 - 10/16/16 An Evening With Joe Diamond Package at KeyLime Cove
10/16/16 - 10/16/16 2nd Annual Duncan Dash
10/16/16 - 10/16/16 Peppa the Pig at the Genesee Theatre
03/10/16 - 10/19/16 Kid's Night at Miller's Dog n Suds
03/23/16 - 10/19/16 Miller's Dog N Suds Classic Car Cruise Night
10/20/16 - 10/20/16 9th Annual Pumpkin Fest
10/21/16 - 10/21/16 Halloween at the Y
10/21/16 - 10/21/16 Hayrides at the Park III
10/21/16 - 10/22/16 Ryerson Woods' Halloween Hikes
10/22/16 - 10/22/16 Parents Night Out
10/22/16 - 10/22/16 Round Lake's Great Pumpkin Celebration
10/22/16 - 10/22/16 Treat the Streets/Monster Mash Bash in Antioch
10/22/16 - 10/22/16 NMAS' Haunted Halloween
04/17/16 - 10/23/16 Sunday Tours at the Gold Pyramid House
10/20/16 - 10/23/16 NIght of 1,000 Jack-o'-Lanterns at Chicago Botanic Garden
10/23/16 - 10/23/16 CROCtoberfest
10/25/16 - 10/25/16 Libertyville's Annual Halloween Fest
10/27/16 - 10/27/16 Downtown Highland Park Trick-or-Treating
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Trick or Treat on MainStreet Libertyville
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 11th Annual Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Wildwood's Frankenstein Fest
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Kid's Halloween Costume Contest at Tilt Studio at Rink Side
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Trail of Treats at Shiloh Park
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Lincolnshire's Annual Boo Bash
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Vernon Hills Fall Fest
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 X-FEARience at Sunset Woods Park
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Community Campfire Friday
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Trunk or Treat in Lake Bluff
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Long Grove Historical Society Ghost Walk
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Trick-or-Treat Trail & More
10/28/16 - 10/28/16 Zion Park District's Halloween Fest
10/21/16 - 10/29/16 Zombie Laser Tag Nights
10/28/16 - 10/29/16 Deerfield's Halloween Hoopla
05/07/16 - 10/30/16 Model Railroad Garden 'Landmarks of America'
09/03/16 - 10/30/16 Richardson's Largest Corn Maze is Open
09/10/16 - 10/30/16 Haunted Train Tours at Volo Auto Museum
10/01/16 - 10/30/16 Patch 22 Pumpkins and Events
10/20/16 - 10/30/16 James & the Giant Peach Jr.
09/24/16 - 10/31/16 Six Flags Great America Fright Fest
09/24/16 - 10/31/16 Didier Farms Pumpkinfest
09/24/16 - 10/31/16 PumpkinFest at Country Bumpkin
09/17/16 - 11/01/16 Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm and Corn Maze
04/23/16 - 11/06/16 Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor 2016
04/06/16 - 11/30/16 Mobile Room Escape "The Laboratory" at Gurnee Mills
08/15/16 - 11/30/16 Hike Lake County Challenge
Ongoing Transformers Give A Way
Ongoing STEM Robotics & Science Summer Camp Registration
Ongoing Labor Day Sidewalk Sale at the Pleasant Prairie Outlets
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Monday's at Joe's
Ongoing Two Dollar TWOSDAY at Joe's
Ongoing All You Can Eat Snow Crab Wednesdays at Joe's
Ongoing Thursday $15 Lobster at Joe's
Ongoing Sunday Brunch at Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Mondays
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesdays at Uno
Ongoing $2 Twodays at Joe's Crab Shack
Ongoing $2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing Sunday - Magic show 3-4pm FREE admission
Ongoing Jump Fitness
Ongoing AnimaLand Group Special - Build your own furry friend party ::: Mention this Event!
Ongoing Sunday Magic Show
Ongoing Tuesday Night is Bingo Night
Ongoing Wednesday is Free Family Movie Day
Ongoing Wednesday is All You Can Eat Pizza Night
Ongoing Thursdays $1 Menu at the People's Choice Family Fun Center
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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