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Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Waukegan offers year-round special events and an emphasis on the arts. Stroll through downtown Waukegan featuring numerous art galleries, colorful murals and unique restaurants. Enjoy the monthly ArtWauk events showcasing downtown galleries. The historic Genesee Theatre, restored to its original splendor, hosts touring Broadway shows, along with headliner comedians and musical acts. Waukegan also features award-winning golf courses, parks and recreation including a public beach on Lake Michigan as well as an active charter fishing fleet sailing out of Waukegan Harbor.

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17 North Bar and Grill
Sports bar, bar and grill and wine bar. Upstairs private dining area for parties and special events. ...Read More



Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge
Established in 1992. Family owned & operated proudly serving Lake County families breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day. Anastasia's menu includes pizz...Read More



Base 42 Grill
Located in the Ramada Inn, this newly renovated restaurant a fresh contemporary design, showcases American cuisine and local Midwest flavors. Open dai...Read More



Belvidere Park Ice Rink
The Belvidere Park Outdoor Ice Rink offers programs for all ages during the months of January and February, weather permitting and ice rink condition...Read More



Bertrand Bowling Lanes
40 Bowling Lanes! 7 Pool Tables! (plus one in the bar), full bar, snack shop, ProShop, friendly employees, video gaming and great management! Ask abou...Read More



Bonnie Brook Golf Course
Bonnie Brook is one of the most popular public courses in Lake County, boasting a meticulously manicured 18-hole course with rolling, wooded terrain. ...Read More



Bonnie Brook Golf Course Banquet Facility
Enjoy a picturesque view from the banquet facilities that overlook the beautiful 18-hole golf course. Exquisite cuisine will be prepared to perfection...Read More



Bowen Park
Bowen Park has been transformed into a public park with the widest possible range of recreation facilities. The park houses the Waukegan History Museu...Read More



Brunswick Zone - Waukegan
Brunswick operates family-friendly entertainment centers, offering the very best in bowling, billiards, arcade games and more. Designed to meet the en...Read More



Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is more than just a NY-style wing joint. With 14 signature sauces, this sports bar offers a full Read More



Coupon Candlewood Suites Waukegan
A 4-time Quality Excellence Award Winner this hotel is spacious and built for comfort. For your stays with us, we offer a 24 hour laundry facility and...Read More



Captain Don's Charter Fishing
Captain Don's guide service is a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout fishing operation located in Waukegan Harbor Illinois. Captain Don is a full time Illi...Read More



City of Waukegan
Downtown Waukegan's historic Genesee Theatre recently underwent a $23-million renovation that has restored the building to its original splendor. Per...Read More



City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber provides leadership and services for its member companies. Through the collective efforts of volunteers, the Chamber fosters a competitive...Read More



Club Tiki
Bar decorated as a Tiki hut, featuring video gaming and Gold Pyramid Vodka from The Gold Pyramid House. Available for special events! ...Read More



Coupon Courtyard By Marriott - Waukegan/Gurnee
The Courtyard by Marriott Waukegan/Gurnee located in the Fountain Square Plaza, is near Great Lakes...Read More



Dandelion Art Gallery
Dandelion Gallery is an artist run gallery committed to promoting art, artists, and art education in the community. Collective art updated monthly by ...Read More



Genesee Theatre
Experience the grandeur of world class artists and Broadway theatricals in the beautifully restored Genesee Theatre. After undergoing a $23 million re...Read More



Glen Flora Country Club
Glen Flora Country Club is a private country club offering memberships, but is also open to the public for banquets, weddings, meetings, and other spe...Read More



Green Town Tavern
Green Town Tavern is that special place where all the locals hang out, but newcomers will always feel at home. With a friendly staff and a menu full ...Read More



Coupon Holiday Inn Express and Suites Waukegan
Elegant brand with two bedroom suites, executive suites and Jacuzzi featured rooms. Guests will enjoy the large heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness ce...Read More



Jack Benny Center for the Arts
The Jack Benny Center for the Arts provides year round classes in art, music, dance and theatre for youth and adults. Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and...Read More



Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm
Open September through October for entertainment and education The farm offers a corn maze, farm tour hay rides, petting zoo, picnic area, gift shop a...Read More



Lake County Government
Visit the website for a primary tool for connecting you with county government services and other programs. ...Read More



Lake Michigan Charter Fishing - Waukegan Harbor
Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of amenities and activities make the harbor more than ju...Read More



Papa Marcos Falafel and Pita
Middle Eastern Cuisine - dine in, carry out, catering and call in. ...Read More



Picasso's Cantina
At Picasso's, you'll taste authentic Mexican cuisine prepared with attention to details and served with South of the Border flair. We offer a wide var...Read More



Popeye Fishing Charters
Whether an experienced fisherman or never held a fishing rod, Popeye Fishing Charters will ensure an enjoyable fishing trip. Captain Bill and his crew...Read More



Coupon Ramada Inn Waukegan - Gurnee
Full service hotel with banquet facilities, meeting rooms, and Base 42 Sports Bar & Grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. This hotel is located ...Read More



Coupon Residence Inn by Marriott - Chicago-Waukegan
This home away from home offers suites with 50% more space than ordinary hotel rooms. These versatile suites offer separate living, dining and sleepin...Read More



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Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
10/26/17 Champions of Magic at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Coming off their hit season in London's West End, Champions Of Magic featur...Read More
Family
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
10/27/17 Easton Corbin with Special Guest Lindsay Ell
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.263.6300
Easton Corbin started his career off in the fast lane, scoring back-to-back...Read More
Family
Music
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
10/28/17 Waukegan Halloweenfest 2017
Bowen Park
1800 N. Sheridan Rd
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.360.4700
There is fun for the whole family at this spooktacular event. This festival...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Waukegan
10/28/17 Special Needs Fall Fun at the Farm
Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm
13236 Townline Road
Waukegan, IL
Voice: 847.246.6019
Enjoy a complimentary pumpkin, hayride, walk through the corn maze and fun ...Read More
Dining
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Waukegan
10/28/17 Ladies of the '80s at the Genesee
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Debbie Gibson burst onto the pop music scene at age 16, becoming the younge...Read More
Music Waukegan
11/02/17 Brad Garrett at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Comedian/Actor Brad Garrett is best known as the quirky brother on Every...Read More
Nightlife Waukegan
11/03/17 Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Enjoy these two country stars at the Genesee Theatre on November 3rd!...Read More
Arts
Family
Music
Waukegan
11/04/17 ***Cancelled - Soft Rock Heros at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
***

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.Read More

Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
11/05/17 Trace Adkins at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Don't miss this exciting night filled with great songs by the Big Man of co...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
11/09/17 Kathleen Madigan at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Kathleen Madigan's comedic timing, irreverence and sarcastic wit have fuele...Read More
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
11/10/17 Kansas at the Genesee
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Kansas is one of the pillars of progressive rock, having played to sold-out...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
04/29/17-
11/11/17
Sweetheart Mine: World War I Love Letters Exhibit
Waukegan History Museum
1917 N. Sheridan Road in Bowen Park
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.336.1859
The exhibit tells the story of two couples before, during, and after World ...Read More
Arts
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
11/11/17 The Brian Setzer Orchestra at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Multiplatinum recording artist and three-time Grammy® Award winner Brian Se...Read More
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Waukegan
11/15/17 Alton Brown at the Genesee
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Alton Brown hits the road again with his new interactive show, "Eat Your Sc...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
11/17/17 Jeffrey Osborne at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
With Special Guests Mindi Abaiar and Nicholas Barron. R&B and Soul....Read More
Arts
Music
Nightlife
Waukegan
11/18/17 Reo Speedwagon at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Hailing from Champaign, IL, epic rock band REO Speedwagon comes to The Gene...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
11/18/17 ArtWauk
Downtown Waukegan
100 S. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.599.2525
Take a stroll through Downtown Waukegan and enjoy the art galleries, live m...Read More
Arts
Dining
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan

Ongoing Events
Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
Ongoing Wherever You've Been
Three Brother's Theatre
115 N Genesee St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 319.621.0024
Join Three Brothers Theatre this September as they take you on a journey th...Read More
Family Waukegan
Ongoing Wauktober: Ghost Wauk: Tales of the Historic Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 North Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL
Voice: 800.982.2787
Who's lurking around when the lights go out? Wednesdays, October 11, 18 an...Read More
Holiday / Seasonal Waukegan
Ongoing And Then There Were None
Three Brothers Theatre
211 North Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 224.419.4325
Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 6th through Oct. 28th....Read More
Arts Waukegan
Ongoing Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm
13236 W. Town Line Road
Waukegan, IL 60087
Voice: 847.662.5733
Corn maze, pumpkins, hayrides, gift shop and animals!...Read More
Family Waukegan
Ongoing Pints and Purls at the Greentown Tavern
Green Town Tavern
110 S. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.244.1001
Sponsored by the Stitching Bevy, Pints & Purls is a monthly knitting circle...Read More
Festival / Fair Waukegan
Ongoing Open Mic Thursdays
Green Town Tavern
110 S. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.224.1001
Thursdays starting at 8 p.m. is Open Mic Night at Green Town Tavern. Acoust...Read More
Dining Waukegan
Ongoing Trivia Time?
Green Town Tavern
110 S. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.224.1001
Come out to The Green Town Tavern each Wednesday for two hours of 'Trivia T...Read More
Dining Waukegan
Ongoing Karaoke Every Friday Night at 17 North
17 North Bar & Grill
17 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.623.9463
Come out with the friends and enjoy a night of karaoke at a great sports ba...Read More
Nightlife Waukegan
Ongoing Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Bonnie Brook Banquet and Dining
2800 N. Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60087
Voice: 847-360-4730
Year-round, come and enjoy Bonnie Brook's mouth-watering Wednesday Night Di...Read More
Family Waukegan




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