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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

05/23/17 - 05/23/17 Playdate with Nature
05/27/17 - 05/27/17 Classic Car Cruise Night at Miller's
05/27/17 - 05/27/17 Volo Auto Museum's Spring Car Corral
05/27/17 - 05/27/17 STEM Saturday - Am I on the Radio?: World War I Radios
05/27/17 - 05/27/17 Princess Party
05/10/17 - 05/28/17 Go Outdoors Event and Sale
05/28/17 - 05/28/17 Free Summer Concert Featuring Anderlik and Church
05/26/17 - 05/29/17 Eat & Play Over Memorial Day at Tilt Studio
05/26/17 - 05/29/17 Carson & Barnes Circus
05/27/17 - 05/29/17 Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags
05/29/17 - 05/29/17 Lake Zurich's Memorial Day Parade
05/29/17 - 05/29/17 Island Lake's Memorial Day
05/29/17 - 05/29/17 Wauconda's Memorial Day Parade
06/01/17 - 06/01/17 Summer Concert Series Featuring Fast Eddie & the Corvettes
06/02/17 - 06/02/17 Movies in the Park at Paulus Park
06/02/17 - 06/02/17 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Featuring the Buffalo Grove Jazz Band
06/02/17 - 06/02/17 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 World Environment Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 Tinman Triathlon
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 Wauconda's Soap Box Derby
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 Catskill Puppet Theatre Presents Sister Rain and Brother Rain
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 Girls on the Run
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 Meet Chase at Tilt Studio
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 18th Annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival
06/03/17 - 06/03/17 Back to the Future On Ice
05/26/17 - 06/04/17 Cirque Italia at Gurnee Mills
06/01/17 - 06/04/17 Winthrop Harbor Summer Fair & Carnival
06/01/17 - 06/04/17 Spring Carnival at Hawthorn Mall
06/03/17 - 06/04/17 Lake County Marketplace
06/03/17 - 06/04/17 5th Annual North Shore Pride Fest
06/04/17 - 06/04/17 Free Summer Concert Featuring 8 Miles South
06/04/17 - 06/04/17 Mighty Kids' Triathlon
06/04/17 - 06/04/17 A Long Swim In Lake Zurich
06/04/17 - 06/04/17 Kids Nature Fun Fest
04/23/17 - 06/05/17 Endangered Beauty: an exhibit of Illinois' Endangered Species Art Exhibit at Brushwood
06/07/17 - 06/07/17 Live Music in the Park Featuring the Breakfast Club
06/07/17 - 06/07/17 Midweek Break on the Lake
06/08/17 - 06/08/17 Summer Concert Series Featuring Prairie Station
06/08/17 - 06/08/17 Genesee Film Series Featuring Breakfast at Tiffany's
06/09/17 - 06/09/17 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Featuring Face N Time & Cruise Night
06/09/17 - 06/09/17 Free Concert in the Park Featuring Ghost Ryder
06/10/17 - 06/10/17 Lake Villa's Annual Celebration of Summer & Art in the Park
06/10/17 - 06/10/17 Lake Zurich's Relay for Life
06/10/17 - 06/10/17 Dash Around the Lake
06/10/17 - 06/10/17 Community Safety Day
06/10/17 - 06/10/17 Kid's Fishing Day
06/10/17 - 06/11/17 Redhead Days Chicago Festival
06/11/17 - 06/11/17 Free Summer Concert Featuring FlashDrive
06/13/17 - 06/13/17 Summer Music Series Featuring New Invaders
06/13/17 - 06/13/17 The Waukegan Band's Summer Concert Series
06/13/17 - 06/13/17 Kids Rockin' the Park Concert Series Featuring Miss Jamie's Farm
06/14/17 - 06/14/17 Summer Kick-Off Celebration at Rainforest Cafe
06/14/17 - 06/14/17 Live Music in the Park - Libido Funk Circus
06/15/17 - 06/15/17 It's Thursday Concert Featuring the Lakes Area Community Band and Chorus Performance
06/15/17 - 06/15/17 Genesee Film Series Featuring Dazed and Confused
06/15/17 - 06/15/17 Summer Concert Series Featuring Friends Band
06/16/17 - 06/16/17 Movies in the Park - Sing
06/16/17 - 06/16/17 Hawthorn Wood's Concerts in the Parks Save the Clocktower
06/16/17 - 06/16/17 Family Fun Fridays: Cold Blooded Creatures
06/17/17 - 06/17/17 Free Community Picnic
06/17/17 - 06/17/17 Zion's 31st Annual Nostalgia Days
06/17/17 - 06/17/17 Rx for Health: Walking in Nature
06/17/17 - 06/17/17 Youth Art Workshop
06/17/17 - 06/17/17 Classic Car Cruise Night at Miller's
06/17/17 - 06/17/17 Kids Concert Series Featuring Ko-Thi Dance Company at Ravinia
06/15/17 - 06/18/17 2017 Libertyville Days Festival
06/17/17 - 06/18/17 Make Dad's Day at Tilt Studio
06/17/17 - 06/18/17 Antioch's Wizards Weekend
06/18/17 - 06/18/17 Father's Day Beer Brunch at the Illinois Beach Resort
06/18/17 - 06/18/17 Free Summer Concert Featuring Kaleidoscope Eyes
06/18/17 - 06/18/17 Summer Sampler Featuring Uptown 6
06/18/17 - 06/18/17 Father's Day Brunch at Lambs Farm
06/18/17 - 06/18/17 Tunnel to Towers 5K Walk & Run
06/18/17 - 06/18/17 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
06/19/17 - 06/19/17 Friends Summer Concert Series Featuring ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat
06/20/17 - 06/20/17 The Waukegan Band's Summer Concert Series
06/20/17 - 06/20/17 Summer Music Series Featuring Black Masala
06/20/17 - 06/20/17 Children's Concert Series Featuring Jim Gill
06/20/17 - 06/20/17 Arbortheater Summer Concert Featuring Final Say
06/21/17 - 06/21/17 Live Music in the Park Featuring Wedding Banned
04/05/17 - 07/25/17 Camp Adler Enrollment Open
06/15/17 - 07/27/17 Concerts in the Square
06/15/17 - 08/10/17 Antioch's It's Thursday Concerts
06/07/17 - 08/30/17 Dancin' Sprouts
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
05/27/17 - 09/04/17 Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit
06/18/17 - 09/10/17 Tempel Lipizzans 2017 Performances
06/04/17 - 09/24/17 Deerfield Historic Village Open Sundays
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
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
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 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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