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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 waterslides at Hurricane Harbor. Experience Six Flags' interactive ride JUSTICE LEAGUE, take a maniacal trip on THE JOKER 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. Visit 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.
Kid's First Experiences
There's a first for everything. Let your children explore Lake County like you did before them.

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Lake County Family Events

08/23/17 - 08/23/17 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
08/25/17 - 08/25/17 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Featuring The Allstars
08/25/17 - 08/25/17 Movie in the Park
08/26/17 - 08/26/17 Grandwood Park's Family Fun Day
08/26/17 - 08/26/17 10th Annual Chain of Lakes Raft-up Party
08/26/17 - 08/26/17 Barrington Street Fest and Dance
08/26/17 - 08/26/17 5th Annual Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival
08/26/17 - 08/27/17 Heirloom Tomato Weekend
08/26/17 - 08/27/17 24th Annual Potawatomi Trails Pow Wow
08/27/17 - 08/27/17 Summer Concert Series Featuring Reggie Harris & Scott Ainslie
08/27/17 - 08/27/17 Bike the Garden
08/27/17 - 08/27/17 Family Golf Day at Renwood
08/27/17 - 08/27/17 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
06/07/17 - 08/30/17 Dancin' Sprouts
08/30/17 - 08/30/17 Tempel Lipizzans Performance
04/20/17 - 08/31/17 Catering for a Cause
06/01/17 - 08/31/17 Cruise Nights - Barrington
06/01/17 - 08/31/17 Barrington Cruise Nights
09/01/17 - 09/01/17 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
09/02/17 - 09/02/17 Nature Nights: Colors From Nature
09/03/17 - 09/03/17 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
05/27/17 - 09/04/17 Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit
08/31/17 - 09/04/17 Buffalo Grove Days 2017
09/02/17 - 09/04/17 Long Grove's Irish Days
09/06/17 - 09/06/17 Tempel Lipizzans Matinee Performance
09/06/17 - 09/06/17 Midweek Break on the Lake
09/08/17 - 09/08/17 Free Concert in the Park Featuring The Dupage Band
09/08/17 - 09/09/17 1st Annual Fox Lake Fish Fest
09/08/17 - 09/09/17 Popcorn Factory Warehouse Sale
09/08/17 - 09/09/17 Fox Lake Fish Fest
09/09/17 - 09/09/17 Northern Illinois Airshow - Wings Over Waukegan
09/09/17 - 09/09/17 Nature Nights: Color From Nature
09/09/17 - 09/09/17 Classic Car Cruise Night at Miller's
06/18/17 - 09/10/17 Tempel Lipizzans 2017 Performances
09/09/17 - 09/10/17 7th Annual Mundelein Arts Festival
09/09/17 - 09/10/17 Deer Park Art Show
09/09/17 - 09/10/17 13th Annual Law Enforcement Exhibition
09/10/17 - 09/10/17 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
06/01/17 - 09/14/17 Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays
09/16/17 - 09/16/17 Rx for Health: Walking in Nature at Grant Woods
09/15/17 - 09/17/17 American Craft Exposition at the Chicago Botanic Garden
09/15/17 - 09/17/17 42nd Annual Book Sale
09/16/17 - 09/17/17 Hainesville's Civil War Encampment & Battle
09/16/17 - 09/17/17 Home Building & Remodeling Show
09/16/17 - 09/17/17 Kids Concerts Featuring Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
09/17/17 - 09/17/17 Los Tigres del Norte at Ravinia
06/04/17 - 09/24/17 Deerfield Historic Village Open Sundays
09/22/17 - 09/24/17 Long Grove's Apple Fest
09/22/17 - 09/24/17 Farm Heritage Days & Harvest Festival
05/03/17 - 10/04/17 Lake Zurich's Cruise Nights
05/01/17 - 10/15/17 Fish Lake Beach Open To The Public
05/01/17 - 10/15/17 Fish Lake Beach Campground & Six Flags Great America
07/02/17 - 10/15/17 Pieces of the Past -Waukegan
03/29/17 - 10/18/17 Kid's Night at Miller's Dog n Suds
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'
09/02/17 - 10/29/17 Richardson's Largest Corn Maze is Open
06/24/17 - 11/03/17 The Lure of Gray’s Lake Exhibit
06/06/17 - 11/04/17 Jewel Tea Exhibit at the Barrington History Museum
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
04/30/17 - 12/30/18 Sunday Brunch at Johnny's Chophouse
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 Round Lake Area Farmers Market
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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