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

Scoop Waukegan 2024 in Downtown Wauekgan
Scoop Waukegan 2024 in Downtown Wauekgan
Lake County Road Trips
Lake County Road Trips
Cinderella...Really? with Citadel Theatre at Lake Forest Open Lands
Cinderella...Really? with Citadel Theatre at Lake Forest Open Lands
Summer Camp-In at Great Wolf Lodge Illinois in Gurnee
Summer Camp-In at Great Wolf Lodge Illinois in Gurnee

"Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus: The Musical" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire

Sorry, but that event is no longer available. Please see our updated calendar of events below.

Harborpalooza at Harbor Brewing
07/12/24 - 07/14/24
3 days of LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, and BEER! Friday 4pm Jon Hayes 7pm L&M E...

View More


 
Little Mermaid Jr. at Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest
07/12/24 - 07/14/24
Come check out the students of Citadel Theatre in their production of Littl...

View More


 
Steampunk Weekend at Bristol Rennaissance Faire
07/13/24 - 07/14/24
Gather your gadgets, gears, and goggles, and join us in your finest time-tr...

View More


 
Norah Jones with Special Guest Mavis Staples at Ravinia Festival
07/14/24
Singer-songwriter and pianist Norah Jones sold out her Ravinia debut in 200...

View More


 
RSMI Piano & Strings
07/14/24
The Program for Piano & Strings concentrates on interpretation and smal...

View More


 
Vinyl Sundays @ Beer Bazaar
07/14/24
Beer Bazaar is hosting their weekly Vinyl Sundays with their staff spinning...

View More


 
Lindenhurst Artisan Market
07/14/24
Join in for the Lindenhurst Artisan Market on July 14th!  Fun for t...

View More


 
39th Annual Lambs Farm Golf Day at ThunderHawk Golf Club
07/16/24
The 39th Annual Lambs Farm Golf Day in memory of Jack Stein on Tuesday, Jul...

View More


 
Masterclass with the Takács Quartet
07/16/24
The Program for Piano & Strings concentrates on interpretation and smal...

View More


 
Concerts in the Plaza at Independence Grove featuring American English
07/16/24
American English has been named the best Beatles tribute band of our t...

View More


 
Tuesday Trivia @ Beer Bazaar: General Topics
07/16/24
Bring your friends to Trivia Night at Beer Bazaar! Tonight is General Topic...

View More


 
Waukegan Band Concert #5
07/16/24
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 The Waukegan Band is enjoying its 88th season of bri...

View More


 
Summer Nights Music Bingo with Trivia at Stone Grill and Catering
07/16/24
Join in at Stone Grill & Catering for a fun evening of Music Bingo with...

View More


 
Joanna Stroz at the Gardens
07/16/24
Joanna J. Stroz, a versatile artist based in Copenhagen with Polish and Dan...

View More


 
Garden to Vase at Chicago Botanic Gardens
07/16/24
Walk the Garden and learn about plants that work well in cut arrangements. ...

View More


 
Little Chef's Lunch Workshop at Slyce Vernon Hills
07/16/24
Calling all little chefs! Join us for an unforgettable Little Chef's Pi...

View More


 
Community Drum Circle
01/17/24 - 07/17/24
Discover your rhythm at TAC’s community drum circle led by Highland P...

View More


 
Margarita Night in Highwood
07/17/24
Celebrate Highwood is proud to announce the return of its themed Margarita ...

View More


 
Takács Quartet in concert
07/17/24
Antonín Dvořák's String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major&md...

View More


 
Farmers Market Tasting: Sketchbook Brewery
07/17/24
Stop by Beer Bazaar to try some local beer from Sketchbook based out of Eva...

View More


 
Exploring Nature at Independence Grove
07/16/24 - 07/18/24
Allow your little one time to explore nature in several habitats. Allow the...

View More


 
Aquatic Ecology at the Gardens
07/16/24 - 07/18/24
The Chicago region hosts some fascinating aquatic ecosystems that are teemi...

View More


 
Miloš Karadaglić + Viano Quartet
07/18/24
Superstar guitarist Miloš and the Viano String Quartet present ...

View More


 
DINNER AND A SHOW WITH CHICAGO’S OWN PIANO MAN IN THE PARLOR SPEAKEASY AT PRIMO
07/18/24
Dinner & a Show with Chicago's Own Piano Man every Thursday in The ...

View More


 
Pizza 101 Public Workshop at Slyce Vernon Hills
07/18/24
Join us for a fun and delicious evening at our Pizza 101 Workshop! Your nig...

View More


 
Fishing 2 at Independence Grove
07/15/24 - 07/19/24
Want to practice and improve your fishing skills? Join in to learn about...

View More


 
From Fossils to Ferns: Lake County's Nature and History
07/15/24 - 07/19/24
Foster your camper’s enthusiasm for the natural and human history of ...

View More


 
Summer Camp in the Farm at Susanna Farms
07/15/24 - 07/19/24
Summer Camp will focus on building children's horse knowledge and capac...

View More


 
High School Arts Week at Ragdale
07/15/24 - 07/19/24
Now in its sixteenth year, this intensive program offers students the oppor...

View More


 
CSO + Icons of Song: The Music of Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon
07/19/24
Conductor Ted Sperling joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with special gu...

View More


 
RSMI Piano & Strings
07/19/24
The Program for Piano & Strings concentrates on interpretation and smal...

View More


 
Wine Pairing Dinner: Asian Theme
07/19/24
$59.95/per person plus tax & gratuity Includes 4 course meal, wine pair...

View More


 

Stories
Special Offers
Calendar of Events
Lake County Libation Trail
Free Visitors Guide
Tour Itineraries
Print Page
Road Trips Video