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Season's Greetings in Lake County, IL

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From the serene and scenic views of wintry Lake County Forest Preserves to holiday festivals, live events and shows to a range of shopping options, Lake County is a Illinois's season's greetings destination. Continue here to learn about how to Holiday Your Way in Lake County.

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.

 

 

 

OUR TOP OF THE LIST

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!

Holiday Your Way in Lake County
Holiday Your Way in Lake County
Holiday Light Displays in Lake County, Illinois
Holiday Light Displays in Lake County, Illinois
Holiday Your Way in Lake County
Holiday Your Way in Lake County
Top 10 of November in Lake County
Top 10 of November in Lake County
Autumn Sights on Lake County's Trails
Autumn Sights on Lake County's Trails
Fall Festivals in Lake County 2022
Fall Festivals in Lake County 2022

 

 

 

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?
Cheers!
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.

 

LOCAL INSIDER'S GUIDE

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. 

 

SEARCH OUR EVENTS

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.

Winter Watercolor Class
12/06/22
Warm up with watercolors as you learn how to paint holly in a loose and exp...

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Holiday Party Potluck with Grayslake Greenery Garden Club
12/06/22
Holiday Party Potluck for the Grayslake Greenery Garden Club. Open to th...

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Pints & Purls at Nightshade
12/06/22
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Knit one, purl two, how about a brew? Joining Pin...

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Village of Round Lake Beach Presents Supper with Santa and Craft Fair
12/07/22
Before making his big trip around the world, Santa is stopping by the Villa...

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Paint Nite @ North Shore Distillery
12/07/22
Come join us for a fun session and create your own work of art with Brooke ...

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Pearl Harbor Commemoration
12/07/22
Remember the fallen with the museum's annual Pearl Harbor Commemoration...

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Village of Antioch Santa Visits
12/06/22 - 12/08/22
The Jolly Old Soul will come to your house to spread Yuletide Cheer. Onl...

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Memory Cafe: Poetry Party
12/08/22
Poet Gary Glazner works with Memory Cafés to create unique Poetry Pa...

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TAKE A BREAK

Now is the perfect time for daydreaming. Enjoy photos from our social media friends throughout Lake County.
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