Calendar of Events

Next Weekend is just around the corner! Every season in Lake County creates long-lasting memories. Take an adventure through nature at one of the Lake County Forest Preserves or our state natural areas like Illinois Beach State Park, Chain O'Lakes State Park or Volo Bog State Natural Area. Dine on the delectable bites by eating alfresco or devour world-class cuisine in the comfort of your home with curbside pickup, takeout or delivery. Our local wineries, breweries and distilleries offer sumptuous spirits, vibrant vinos and breathtaking brews compliments of the Lake County Libation Trail. Peruse the calendar of events to see what's going on this month and beyond in the land of lakes!

Weekend Watch: Lake County's Top Five Things To Do This Weekend

Water Lantern Festival at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich
Water Lantern Festival at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich
Long Grove Chocolate Fest in Historic Downtown Long Grove
Long Grove Chocolate Fest in Historic Downtown Long Grove
Craft Beer Tasting at Century Park in Vernon Hills
Craft Beer Tasting at Century Park in Vernon Hills
Des Plaines River Canoe and Kayak Marathon at Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway in Libertyville
Des Plaines River Canoe and Kayak Marathon at Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway in Libertyville
Walking Tour of Highland Park
Walking Tour of Highland Park

Bike Attic Pop-Up at Tighthead
05/20/24
BIKE ATTIC POP-UP Monday, May 20, 2024 4:00 PM 8:00 PM Small repai...

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Tuesdays with Tighthead
05/21/24
TUESDAYS WITH TIGHTHEAD Tuesday, May 21, 2024 5:30 PM 8:30 PM PERF...

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Trivia Night: Dungeons & Dragons
05/21/24
Calling all adventurers! You are cordially invited to embark on an epic que...

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Retro Vinyl Tuesdays at Black Lung Fox Lake
05/21/24
Get ready to groove into the week with our Retro Tuesdays at Black Lung RLB...

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The Summer of Two Cicadas at Lake Forest Public Library
05/22/24
Register and join the Lake County Forest Preserves in person or on Zoom to ...

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Humpday Happy Hour
05/22/24
All cocktails are $2 off on Wednesdays at North Shore Distillery!...

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Cannoli Making Class with Tony Cannoli at Gorton Center
05/03/24 - 05/23/24
Celebrate a special occasion or a fun night out with friends at the tony ca...

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Flight Night Thursdays at North Shore Distillery
05/23/24
Join North Shore Distillery on Thursdays when they offer a creative fl...

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Lake County Food Truck Festival
05/24/24
The Lake County Food Truck Festival is returning to the Lake County Fairgro...

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Glow Golf at Hickory Knoll Golf Course
05/24/24
Includes a round of golf, golf cart, glow ball and two adult beverages. ...

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National Travel & Tourism Week: the Future of Travel in Lake County
05/19/24 - 05/25/24
National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is an annual celebration that under...

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Guest Artist: Roger Shule The Matchbook Artist at Blue Moon Gallery
05/25/24
Opening reception Back by popular demand! Roger returns to the Blue Moon...

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Farmers Market Tasting: Kishwaukee Brewing
05/25/24
Stop by the store during the Grayslake Farmers Market to try some beer from...

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Nader’s Birthday Party!
05/25/24
Join in on May 25th for Nader's Birthday Party! Beer Bazaar will hav...

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Local Papers: Art Created On or With Paper at Blue Moon Gallery
05/25/24
LOCAL PAPERS: Art Created On or With Paper Phil Schorn, Angela Williams Du...

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Collective Artist Group Show: Artist Reception at Blue Moon Gallery
05/25/24
Meet Our Talented 2024 Collective Artists who show year-round in the galler...

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Drill or Die 2K24: Drill, Dance, and Drumline Competition
05/25/24
Fourth Annual Drill or Die 2k24 (Drill, Dance, & Drumline and Competiti...

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Illinois Brass Band Memorial Day Concert at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center
05/26/24
The Illinois Brass Band returns to the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civi...

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Avian Art at Volo Bog State Natural Area: A Juried Show and Silent Auction
05/26/24
Avian Art is Volo Bog State Natural Area’s Juried Show & Silent A...

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Vinyl Sundays
05/26/24
Join in for Vinyl Sundays, our staff will be spinning records for your enjo...

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Bend & Brew at Beer Bazaar
05/26/24
Sometimes you need yoga. Sometimes you need a beer. Sometimes you need both...

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Poetry Book Launch with Author Kaylia Williams
05/26/24
Poetry Book Launch    Come enjoy an evening of poetry while...

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Honoring Our Heroes with Julia Siciliano at Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
05/26/24
Honor a hero in your life, and attend this moving concert series! This even...

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Libertyville Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
05/27/24
Libertyville's Memorial Day Ceremony will take place on Monday, May 27....

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Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony in Grayslake
05/27/24
Grayslake will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, ...

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Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony in Waukegan
05/27/24
Join the City of Waukegan and partners in honoring all those who have peris...

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Wauconda Memorial Day Parade
05/27/24
The parade kicks off May 29, 2023 at 10:00am and travels along Main Street ...

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Lake Zurich Memorial Day Ceremony
05/27/24
Remember those fallen soldiers as Lake Zurich commemorates these U.S. heroe...

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Memorial Day Parade in Mundelein
05/27/24
The American Legion Post #867 and the Village of Mundelein invite all men a...

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Lincolnshire Memorial Day Commemoration
05/27/24
Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony Plan to join us for this renowned homet...

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Memorial Day Bash at Harbor Brewing Co. Lakefront Biergarten
05/27/24
Time To Ring In Summer Join the Winthrop Harbor Lake County Libation Trail ...

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Nader’s Birthday Trivia Night
05/28/24
Join in for a special version of General Trivia for Nader’s birthday....

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