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Fall Into Autumn in Lake County, IL


From the flower-filled meadows of the Lake County Forest Preserves to outdoor festivals, live events and shows to a range of shopping options, Lake County is a fantastic destination during the fall months. Continue here to learn about Lake County's Road Trips.

We encourage you to explore our local venues. View the local perspective from our insider's guide on top places to visit, outdoor adventures in a Lake County wonderland, exquisite cuisine, the Lake County Libation Trail and so much more! Top off your land of lakes experience with the best Lake County events and festivities.





Whether you're into having a splashing good time or a thrill-seeker or something else in between...see what's at the top of our list in Lake County!

Spooks & Spirits Lake County, IL Autumn Celebration
Spooks & Spirits Lake County, IL Autumn Celebration
Fall Outdoors in Lake County, Illinois
Fall Outdoors in Lake County, Illinois
Top 10 Things To Do in September
Top 10 Things To Do in September
#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
Spooks & Spirits Lake County, IL Autumn Celebration
Spooks & Spirits Lake County, IL Autumn Celebration
Fall Festivals in Lake County 2022
Fall Festivals in Lake County 2022
2022 Lake County Fall/Winter Theatre Schedules Are Released
2022 Lake County Fall/Winter Theatre Schedules Are Released




Time To Eat!

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Take It To Go!
Get It To Go!
Whether you are out playing outside, exhausted from remote learning with the kiddies or at work, be sure to check out our Lake County spots for takeout!

Who's Open?
Breweries, wineries & distilleries along the Libation Trail. Indoor, alfresco-style, curbside & takeout options to toast while enjoying Lake County Libation Trail Week.

Holiday Dining GuideDining Guide
Experience the delectable eats prepared by the land of lakes makers. Indoor dining is now back! Check out our Dining Guide for open venues in Lake County.



Best way to experience the every season is from one of our local guides. Awesome architechtural gems, stupendous street art, summer recreation and more...
the only part of the story missing is you!

15 Lake County Architectural Gems
15 Lake County Architectural Gems
Lake County is known for it's iconic, eccentric and historical structures. Here are 15+ cool land of lakes architectural gems.

Visit Santa
Street Art and Murals in Lake County
Art is everything in the land of lakes. Whether it's a mural sketched on our favorite store or installations popping up around town, the knack for art is fluent in Lake County.

#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
2021 #LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
VLC selected six winners for the contest run from mid-Sept. to Halloween. Click the wonderful Grand Prize-winning snap by Chadwick Miller and other winners/honorable mentions!

Tasty TuesdayTasty Tuesdays in Lake County
 Any day is a great day to order out and eat Lake County local. It's tasty Tuesday-o'clock somewhere in someone's mind, Treat your taste buds to our world-class cuisine. 



Next Weekend is just around the corner! Every season in Lake County creates long-lasting memories. While we get through this public health crisis together, start planning your adventure .
View our upcoming events below or visit and search our entire calendar of events.

Fox Lake Farmers Market
06/07/22 - 09/27/22
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is ready to kick off a new season of delectable...

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Beer Dinner at Beelow's Steakhouse and Bar
Join Beelow’s for their Beer Dinner featuring a wide selection of bee...

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2nd Annual Hire Lake County Job Fair at Marriott Resort Lincolnshire
There is no fee for employers to register and includes: free parking, one t...

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Block A Food Truck Social at Block A Promenade
05/25/22 - 09/28/22
  Come on down to Main Street in Lake Zurich across from the Promen...

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Grayslake's Summer Farmers Market
06/08/22 - 09/28/22
The Grayslake Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization that fosters a sen...

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Yoga & Beer at Buffalo Creek
Join us every Wednesday at 5:30 in the Rustic Room for Yoga & Beer Happ...

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Food Truck Thursdays at the Village of Hainesville
05/26/22 - 09/29/22
For those who like to save time, or just don't feel like cooking for th...

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Lincolnshire's Food Truck Lunch
06/23/22 - 09/29/22
Every other Thursday through September 29, visit the Lincolnshire Corporate...

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