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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...

Finally the polar vortex is over! This spring, zip down the thrilling warterslides at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort. Soon, Six Flags will open their doors so you can experience their new interactive ride JUSTICE LEAGUE, or take the GOLIATH Challenge, as this coaster is the tallest, fastest and steepest wooden 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

05/25/16 - 05/25/16 Paddle the Big Canoe: Independence Grove
05/27/16 - 05/27/16 Lecture: The Calumet Navy Yard and the Fight for Civil Rights, 1942-1945
05/27/16 - 05/27/16 CLC's 32nd Annual Salute to Gospel
05/28/16 - 05/28/16 Classic Car Cruise Night at Miller's
05/28/16 - 05/28/16 Volo Auto Museum's Car Show and Car Corral
05/21/16 - 05/29/16 Go Outdoors Event and Sale
05/29/16 - 05/29/16 Free Summer Concert Featuring Mundelein High School Jazz Band
05/29/16 - 05/29/16 The Illinois Brass Band - Memorial Day Weekend Concert
05/27/16 - 05/30/16 Cirque Italia at Gurnee Mills
05/28/16 - 05/30/16 Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags
05/28/16 - 05/30/16 Lindy’s Memorial Day Weekend
05/30/16 - 05/30/16 Memorial Day Special at Tilt Studio at Rink Side
05/30/16 - 05/30/16 Lake Zurich's Memorial Day Parade
06/02/16 - 06/02/16 Summer Concert Series Featuring The Midnight Cover Band
06/03/16 - 06/03/16 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Featuring John Lambert
06/03/16 - 06/03/16 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
06/03/16 - 06/03/16 Movies in the Park - Good Dinosaur
06/04/16 - 06/04/16 World Environment Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden
06/04/16 - 06/04/16 Art in the Park Fine Art and Music Festival
06/04/16 - 06/04/16 Outrun the Cops! & Walk for the Kids
06/04/16 - 06/04/16 Friends Summer Concert Series Featuring David Rudolf
06/04/16 - 06/04/16 17th Annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival
06/04/16 - 06/04/16 Annual Fishing Derby
06/02/16 - 06/05/16 Winthrop Harbor Summer Fair & Carnival
06/03/16 - 06/05/16 Kirk Players - Seussical the Musical Jr.
06/04/16 - 06/05/16 Diamond Lake's Carp Fest
06/04/16 - 06/05/16 Redhead Days Chicago Festival
06/05/16 - 06/05/16 Free Summer Concert Featuring Harry Peter Project
06/05/16 - 06/05/16 Mighty Kids' Triathlon
06/05/16 - 06/05/16 Catskill Puppet Theatre Presents The Lion's Whiskers at Ravinia
06/05/16 - 06/05/16 Kids Nature Fun Fest
06/05/16 - 06/05/16 23rd Annual Lake Zurich Fishing Derby
06/08/16 - 06/08/16 Live Music in the Park Featuring Mike & Joe
06/09/16 - 06/09/16 Summer Concert Series Featuring Stateline Country Band
06/09/16 - 06/09/16 Genesee Film Series Featuring Labyrinth
04/24/16 - 06/10/16 KeyLime Cove Community Days
06/10/16 - 06/11/16 Lake Villa's Annual Celebration of Summer
06/11/16 - 06/11/16 Tin-Man Triathlon
06/11/16 - 06/11/16 Free Community Picnic
06/11/16 - 06/11/16 Dash Around the Lake
06/11/16 - 06/11/16 Meet a Stormtrooper at Tilt Studio
06/11/16 - 06/11/16 Kid's Fishing Day
06/12/16 - 06/12/16 Day With the Dogs
06/12/16 - 06/12/16 18th Annual Nostalgia Car Show
06/12/16 - 06/12/16 Free Summer Concert Featuring Cavern Beat
06/13/16 - 06/13/16 Friends Summer Concert Series Featuring Kaleidoscope Eyes
06/14/16 - 06/14/16 Summer Music Series Featuring R-Gang
06/14/16 - 06/14/16 The Waukegan Band's Summer Concert Series
06/14/16 - 06/14/16 Summer Stage Children's Concert Series Featuring Jeanie B
06/15/16 - 06/15/16 Live Music in the Park - Libido Funk Circus
06/16/16 - 06/16/16 It's Thursday Concert Featuring the Lakes Area Community Band and Chorus Performance
06/16/16 - 06/16/16 Summer Concert Series Featuring K Michaels Band
06/17/16 - 06/17/16 Movies in the Park - The Minions
06/17/16 - 06/17/16 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Save the Clocktower
06/17/16 - 06/18/16 Zion's Annual Nostalgia Days
06/18/16 - 06/18/16 Complex Machines: Catapults
06/18/16 - 06/18/16 Concert by the Lake Featuring The New Invaders
06/18/16 - 06/18/16 Families on the Fairway
06/18/16 - 06/18/16 Classic Car Cruise Night at Miller's
06/16/16 - 06/19/16 2016 Libertyville Days Festival
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 Father's Day Beer Brunch at the Illinois Beach Resort
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 Free Summer Concert Featuring Flat Cats
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 Summer Sampler Featuring Saturday June Band
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 Father's Day Brunch at Lambs Farm
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 DeHurricane at Lindy's
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 Make Dad's Day at Tilt Studio
06/19/16 - 06/19/16 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
06/21/16 - 06/21/16 The Waukegan Band's Summer Concert Series
06/21/16 - 06/21/16 Summer Music Series Featuring Cash Box Kings
06/21/16 - 06/21/16 Children's Concert Series Featuring Jim Gill
06/22/16 - 06/22/16 Live Music in the Park Featuring American English
06/23/16 - 06/23/16 It's Thursday Concert Featuring Saturday June Band
06/23/16 - 06/23/16 Sounds of Summer Featuring Light Up
06/23/16 - 06/23/16 Concert in the Park Featuring New Ocyssey
06/24/16 - 06/24/16 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Featuring Ramon Salgado
06/24/16 - 06/24/16 World's Largest Swimming Lesson
06/25/16 - 06/25/16 Lindenhurst's Movie in the Park
06/25/16 - 06/25/16 Fun & Fit Family Day 5k Run / 2 Mile Walk
06/25/16 - 06/25/16 Taste of Grayslake and Fireworks
06/25/16 - 06/25/16 Tempel Lipizzans Evening Performance
06/24/16 - 06/26/16 Beach Fest 2016 - Annual Village Festival
06/24/16 - 06/26/16 Long Grove's Summer Fest 2016
06/25/16 - 06/26/16 Family Camp Out
06/25/16 - 06/26/16 Fox Lake Fireman's 58th Annual Festival
04/06/16 - 07/03/16 Mobile Room Escape "The Laboratory" at Gurnee Mills
06/13/16 - 07/27/16 Rec-Mobile Visits Gurnee Parks
06/16/16 - 07/28/16 Concert on the Square Series
06/16/16 - 08/04/16 Antioch's It's Thursday Concerts
03/14/15 - 08/31/16 Growing up in Lake County: Exploring History through the Stories of Children Exhibit
06/08/16 - 08/31/16 Dancin' Sprouts
06/02/16 - 09/01/16 Cruise Nights - Barrington
05/28/16 - 09/05/16 Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit
06/19/16 - 09/11/16 Tempel Lipizzans 2016 Performances
06/05/16 - 09/25/16 Deerfield Historic Village Open Sundays
05/01/16 - 10/15/16 Fish Lake Beach Open for Daily Picnicking and Swimming
04/23/16 - 10/16/16 Fish Lake Beach Campground & Six Flags Great America
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
04/17/16 - 10/23/16 Sunday Tours at the Gold Pyramid House
05/07/16 - 10/30/16 Model Railroad Garden 'Landmarks of America'
04/23/16 - 11/06/16 Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor 2016
Ongoing Transformers Give A Way
Ongoing STEM Robotics & Science Summer Camp Registration
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 Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing Jump After Dark
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 Sunday - Magic show 3-4pm FREE admission
Ongoing Jump Aerobics
Ongoing Navy Graduates Eat Free at the Waukegan Yacht Club
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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