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Arts & Entertainment

When you visit Lake County, there are many options available to find creative entertainment. Get hands-on with an interactive museum tour with the kids at the Lake County Discovery Museum, then experience nightlife entertainment with live music at Viper Alley , the Genesee Theatre, and Ravinia or a Broadway show at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre. No matter what you choose, you're sure to find exciting entertainment in Lake County!

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Check out these "Must-Do's" for some more ideas and ways to enjoy the weekend in
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Top Events This Week:

  1. Haunted Halloween Children's Activity at Great Lakes Naval Museum
  2. Chicago Botanic Garden's Hallowfest
  3. Lake County Trick or Treat Hours for October 26th
  4. Lake Bluff's Ghost Walk
  5. Didier Farms Pumpkin Fest


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Name/Description Attraction Type City
Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home
Adlai Stevenson II was an important and influential figure in the political history of the United States. Stevenson was Governor of Illinois from 1949...
Arts & Culture Libertyville
Ansel B. Cook House
The 1878 home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society's archives and museum. Th...
Arts & Culture Libertyville
Antioch Bowl
28 premier Brunswick Synthetic Prolanes, AMF's Elite scoring system; we want to be your first choice for bowling in Lake County and the Stateline area...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun, Sports Facility Antioch
Antioch Fine Arts Foundation
Art gallery and education center whose function is to coordinate and promote area arts programs. The foundation's goal is to foster knowledge and appr...
Arts & Culture Antioch
Artist at Heart
Artist at Heart offers a whole host of fun activities for the entire family! Paint on canvas, mosaic classes, art camps and classes and much more. Gre...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun Libertyville
Austin's Saloon & Eatery
Perfect night out under one roof. Family friendly environment with food, entertainment, outdoor dining and ample parking. The Fuel Room Bar offers nig...
Arts & Culture, Dining, Weddings Libertyville
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...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun, Sports Facility Waukegan 
Blarney Island
As a one of a kind location with fun and entertainment, Blarney Island is waiting for you a mile off-shore in Antioch, IL! Located on the Chain O’ Lak...
Attraction, Boating/Fishing, Entertainment, Outdoor Antioch
Bristol Renaissance Faire
For 9 glorious weekends starting in early July, each Saturday and Sunday, plus Labor Day Monday, visitors take a rollicking romp through Elizabethan E...
Arts & Culture, Attractions, Family Fun Kenosha, WI
Brunswick Zone - Deerfield
Brunswick operates family-friendly entertainment centers, offering the very best in bowling, billiards, arcade games and more. Designed to meet the en...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun Deerfield
Brunswick Zone - Vernon Hills
Brunswick operates family-friendly entertainment centers, offering the very best in bowling, billiards, arcade games and more. Designed to meet the en...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun, Sports Facility Vernon Hills
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...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun, Sports Facility Waukegan
CouponBrunswick's Buffalo Grove and Tavern '45
Enjoy a 56,000-square-foot upscale bowling and entertainment center, that offers a comfortable and lively atmosphere to enjoy the company of good frie...
Arts & Culture, Dining, Family Fun, Sports Facility Buffalo Grove
Button Room Museum
We are a vintage and antique Button Museum. Our button displays rotate on a monthly basis based upon the current theme. Visitors will be given an oppo...
Arts & Culture, Attractions, Family Fun Gurnee
C & A Robot Factory
STEM - robotics, engineering and building with LEGO(R) is what you will find at the C&A Robot Factory. The perfect place for LEGO(R) fans ages 2-14. ...
Attraction, Attractions, Entertainment, Family, Family Fun Libertyville
Citadel Theatre Company
The Citadel Theatre is committed to producing powerful works of insight and complexity that illuminate the challenges and joys of the human experience...
Arts & Culture Lake Forest
Clockwise Theatre
Clockwise Theatre's goal is to offer alternative entertainment choices, including world premiers of plays with an emphasis on Midwestern playwrights, ...
Arts & Culture Waukegan
CRE8 Workshop
A creative arts workshop where open workspace, classes, parties and workshops are offered for people of all ages interested in creating crafting proje...
Arts & Culture, Family Fun Deerfield
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 ...
Arts & Culture Waukegan
Dave & Buster's
Eat. Drink. Play. Watch. Over 40,000 square feet of fun!! With more than 200 games in the Million Dollar Midway. Win tickets playing the games and tur...
Arts & Culture, Attraction, Dining, Family Fun Vernon Hills
Deer Path Art League and Gallery
Strives to spark, nurture and enhance creativity as well as raise awareness and appreciation of the arts in the community....
Arts & Culture Lake Forest
Deerfield Area Historical Society
Dedicated to preserving and interpreting local history and architecture in Deerfield, Bannockburn, Riverwoods and Lincolnshire....
Arts & Culture Deerfield
Genesee Theatre
Experience the grandeur of world class artists and Broadway theatricals in the beautifully restored Genesee Theatre. After undergoing a $23 million re...
Arts & Culture, Weddings Waukegan
Glacier Ice Arena
The Glacier Ice Arena offers 2 regulation NHL size ice surfaces, 12 full size locker rooms, a bright and spacious lobby, a friendly atmosphere, heated...
Entertainment, Family Fun, Ice Rink, Sports Facility Vernon Hills
Gold Pyramid House
At one time, this was the world's largest gold structure. Now available for group tours (15+) and private event rentals. The six-story-tall, 17,000-sq...
Arts & Culture Wadsworth
Grayslake Heritage Center
A state of the art history museum dedicated to collecting and sharing the history of the greater Grayslake area. The Grayslake Heritage Center offers...
Arts & Culture, Attractions, Family Fun Grayslake
Harley-Davidson Museum
The Harley-Davidson Museum is set among 20 acres in downtown Milwaukee and features exhibits of people, products, culture, and history that have made ...
Arts & Culture, Attractions, Family Fun Milwaukee, WI
Jack Benny Center for the Arts
Bowen Park Theatre and Opera Companies provides professional theatre, opera and "Shows for Young Audiences" as well as classes in art, music, dance an...
Arts & Culture Waukegan
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 ...
Entertainment Grayslake
Juz Jokkin Comedy Club
The funny is back. Juz Jokkin comedy club is located in the Holiday Inn Gurnee. The club is for adults 21 and older. Tickets available online or at Ho...
Arts & Culture Gurnee
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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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