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Village of Grayslake

847-223-8515
www.villageofgrayslake.com

The Village of Grayslake, established in 1895, is located in central Lake County, approximately forty miles north of Chicago and fourteen miles west of Lake Michigan. Grays Lake, a 78 acre recereational lake, is located within the Village. This is one of Lake County's oldest communities and features the Grayslake Heritage Center - a museum showcasing the history of the area. The Village offers numberous family-friendly events, including the annual Lake County Fair and the country's largest evening farmers market. Visitors also enjoy unique dining and shopping experiences in Grayslake's historic Downtown.

Heritage Center in Grayslake



129 Center Cut
Modern Steakhouse in downtown Grayslake. Serving a great selection of steak cuts, seafood, artisanal wood fired-pizzas, with a full bar including 20 t...Read More



Abel's Mexican Restaurant
Abel's is a hometown favorite offering tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, fajitas, tamales and pizza. This family-owned restaurant, open for lunch or din...Read More



Almond Marsh Forest Preserve
The highlight of this site is the significant marsh and sedge meadow complex. Approximately 110 acres here enjoy added protection as a dedicated Illin...Read More



Bake's Sports Theme Restaurant
Sports themed restaurant offering burgers, wraps, sandwiches, seafood, pizza, steaks and much more. ...Read More



Bill's Pub North
Bill's Pub North has a beautiful unique north woods atmosphere and a delicious assortment of food on their Read More



Coupon Brae Loch Golf & Banquets
The golf course has 18-holes and it is a par-70 course. Brae Loch Banquets feature a bright space in a country setting overlooking the fairways at Read More



Brae Loch Golf & Banquets
Brae Loch banquet room features a bright, natural event space in a country setting overlooking the course's fairways. Room layout comfortably seats up...Read More



Byron Colby Barn
The Byron Colby Barn was built in 1885 by a local dairy farmer, and was scheduled for demolition a century later. When the owner agreed to donate it,...Read More



Cacao Sweets & Treats
Organic, from scratch bakery offering artisan cookies, candy bars, cupcakes, fresh breads and special occasion cakes. Cacao is a full service bakery s...Read More



College of Lake County
Intercollegiate athletics and intramural recreation are an important part of student life at the College of Lake County. CLC teams compete in 12 inter...Read More



Coupon Comfort Suites Grayslake
Beautiful newly renovated, all-suite hotel featuring spacious rooms with separate living and sleeping areas, microwaves, refrigerators and free high-s...Read More



Dog N Suds Drive-In Grayslake
Drive-in restaurant offering hamburgers, sub sandwiches, wraps, chicken and the famous coney dogs and Texas burgers. ...Read More



Emil's Tavern on Center
Sports bar and restaurant offering a relaxed environment serving lunch and dinner including their famous pizza, sandwiches, broasted chicken and more....Read More



Glunz Family Winery & Cellars - Grayslake
Enjoy four generations of wine making at Lake County's first winery. Award-winning wines available for tasting and purchase by the bottle or discount...Read More



Grayslake Aquatic Center
Whether you are a mom looking for an affordable daily activity for your kids, a dad looking to spend some quality summer time with your family, or som...Read More



Grayslake Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization comprised of more than 240 commercial, industrial, professional service and retail businesses. Th...Read More



Grayslake Community Park District
The Grayslake Community Park District is a separate government agency established for the purpose of providing leisure programs, parks and recreation ...Read More



Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
A state of the art history museum dedicated to collecting and sharing the history of the greater Grayslake area. The Grayslake Heritage Center offers...Read More



Grayslake's Summer Farmers Market
Wednesdays, May 31-September 20; 3-7 p.m. Over 40 vendors featuring home grown, homemade products. Michigan fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, fl...Read More



James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County
The Center is home to a wide variety of entertainment acts from musical performances to live theatre shows to specialty performances. The facilities ...Read More



Jones Island Community Park
This park offers 5 acres of fun located on Grays Lake. Activities include a swimming beach, fishing, picnic shelter, ice skating, playground, ramp for...Read More



Kawa Fine Japanese Restaurant
Sushi, Sushi buffet, fine dining all in a family friendly place. ...Read More



Lake County Council, Navy League of the United States
Support the sea services, both active duty and reserve. Inform the public of the need for a strong sea service and support Youth Programs....Read More



Coupon Lake County Fairgrounds & Expo Center
The annual Lake County Fair runs for six days beginning the last Tuesday in July. Our Expo Building is available for rent for meetings, shows, wedding...Read More



Lake County Farm Bureau
The Lake County Farm Bureau has been in existence since 1914 and is a membership organization with over 13,500 members in Lake County. The Farm Burea...Read More



Lake County Magazine
Lake County Magazine is a monthly home and lifestyle publication that is distributed throughout Lake County. The target audience is women ages 25 to 6...Read More



Light the Lamp
Brewery offering tastings Wednesday - Sunday. Colleagues brewing and refining beer beginning with the Red Line Ale and more all named with Hockey term...Read More



Lola's Fitting Room
Lola’s Fitting Room, Co. provides professional fitting services, custom alterations, and quality products to women. Specializing in every day underga...Read More



Los Mogotes
Authentic Mexican food serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Burritos, tacos, tortas, tostadas, nachos and much more. ...Read More



Lovely Thai
Restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine made with well-selected ingredients, freshly prepared from high-quality meat and seafood....Read More



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Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
08/26/17 Windy City Dub Fest
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.680.7200
Level II Registration – VW’s and Audi’s will be entered into the judged com...Read More
Festival / Fair
Sports / Recreation
Grayslake
08/26/17 5th Annual Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival
Central Park
250 Library Lane
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.223.6688
Bring the family out for this exciting new event. The Color Aloft Festival ...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Outdoor
Grayslake
09/09/17-
09/10/17
Zurko Antique and Flea Market
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Rd.
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 715.526.9769
For 45 years, Zurko Promotions has been bringing quality antique shows and ...Read More
Festival / Fair
Shopping
Grayslake
09/16/17 MuckFest MS - Chicago
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 773.247.5360
MuckFest® MS is the FUN mud run with the best obstacles. No special trainin...Read More
Outdoor
Running
Sports / Recreation
Grayslake
09/16/17-
09/17/17
Home Building & Remodeling Show
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 630-468-2237
Come out for the Home Building & Remodeling Expo. Looking to do some improv...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Grayslake
05/31/17-
09/20/17
Grayslake's Summer Farmers Market
Downtown Grayslake
100 Center St.
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.289.7138
Over 40 vendors featuring home grown, homemade products. Michigan fruits, v...Read More
Farmers Markets
Outdoor
Shopping
Grayslake
09/22/17-
09/24/17
Farm Heritage Days & Harvest Festival
Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.680.7200
Come out for a day of family fun at the new location for the Heritage Farm ...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Grayslake
03/25/17-
10/28/17
A Good Time Was Had By All Exhibit at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum
164 Hawley Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.543.1745
Stop by and visit the museum's newest exhibition, "A Good Time Was Had By A...Read More
Arts
Family
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Grayslake
03/25/17-
10/28/17
History of Entertainment in Grayslake Exhibit at Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum
164 Hawley Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.543.1745
Learn about what the people of Grayslake did for fun through the years, as ...Read More
Arts
Family
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Grayslake
06/24/17-
11/03/17
The Lure of Gray’s Lake Exhibit
Grayslake Heritage Center
164 Hawley Street
Grayslake, IL 60030
Voice: 847.223.1745
This exhibition provides a history of Grays Lake--not the village, but the ...Read More
Family
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Grayslake

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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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