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Lake County Family Fun Guide
Water parks, ice skating, tasty candy, basketball, mini golf and laser tag just to scratch the surface...

Zip down the thrilling waterslides at Hurricane Harbor. Experience Six Flags' interactive ride JUSTICE LEAGUE, take a maniacal trip on THE JOKER or take the GOLIATH challenge on the tallest, fastest and steepest wooden roller coaster in the world! Are your kids challenging you to a game of one-on-one? Head over to Libertyville Sports Complex for sports and exercise. Visit Volo Auto Museum to see cars from the cinemas like the Delorean from "Back to the Future," the original Batmobile and other famous vehicles. Bring the family for a weekend in Lake County that you won’t forget.

There's no time to be bored with so much to do! Explore the many kid-friendly activities waiting for your family in Lake County!
Top Picks
There is so much to do in Lake County we've selected some of the most popular picks for family fun.
Lake County offers a rich past and a respectable collection of family-friendly museums and historical locations.
Hidden Gems
From sitting in Scooby Doo's Mystery Machine to building a robot, there are many "hidden gems" just waiting to be found.
Kid's First Experiences
There's a first for everything. Let your children explore Lake County like you did before them.

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Lake County Family Events

02/16/19 - 02/16/19 Winter Concert Series: Wayne Baker Brooks & Mississippi Head
02/16/19 - 02/16/19 Junie B. Jones, The Musical
02/09/19 - 02/17/19 Citadel's Theatre for Young Audiences presents Junie B. Jones The Musical
02/13/19 - 02/17/19 Valentine's Dinner for Two
02/17/19 - 02/17/19 Junie B. Jones, The Musical
02/17/19 - 02/17/19 Profiles in Excellence: Power of Words
02/15/19 - 02/18/19 President's Day Sale
02/15/19 - 02/18/19 President's Day at Jump America
02/18/19 - 02/18/19 Free Kids Admission on President's Day
02/18/19 - 02/18/19 Snowbirds and Songs
02/19/19 - 02/19/19 Basic Embroidery
02/19/19 - 02/19/19 Chicago's Black Metropolis
02/20/19 - 02/20/19 Tinkering Through Time: Discovering Dinosaurs
02/21/19 - 02/21/19 Behind the Scenes Tour
02/07/19 - 02/22/19 Antioch Fine Arts Foundation People's Choice Exhibition
02/22/19 - 02/22/19 The Incredibles Training Camp
02/22/19 - 02/22/19 Lunchtime Tours: African American History Makers
02/23/19 - 02/23/19 29th Annual Black History Program
02/23/19 - 02/23/19 CLC's 34th Annual Salute to Gospel
02/23/19 - 02/23/19 Timeless Classics: A Night of Giants
02/23/19 - 02/23/19 A Winter Wonderland Daddy Daughter Dance
02/24/19 - 02/24/19 Ultimate Nerf Tag
02/24/19 - 02/24/19 Booker T. Washington Progressive Club
02/24/19 - 02/24/19 Kid's Cooking Class - Chicken & Spinach Manicotti
02/24/19 - 02/24/19 Marsh Walk
12/06/18 - 02/28/19 Abraham Lincoln Pop-Up Exhibit
03/01/19 - 03/01/19 Spring Open House at ThunderHawk Golf Club
03/01/19 - 03/01/19 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
03/02/19 - 03/02/19 Community Drum Circle
02/28/19 - 03/03/19 Northern Illinois Boat Show
03/09/19 - 03/09/19 Of Bogs & Books
03/09/19 - 03/09/19 Disney Junior Dance Party on Tour
03/09/19 - 03/09/19 The Tempel Lipizzans Behind-The-Scenes Tour
03/09/19 - 03/10/19 Survival & Green Living Expo
03/10/19 - 03/10/19 Reptile Rampage
01/16/19 - 03/16/19 Million Dollar Quartet
03/16/19 - 03/16/19 LZ Area Chamber of Commerce Everything Expo
03/16/19 - 03/16/19 The Reluctant Dragon
03/16/19 - 03/16/19 Illinois Reads: A Reading State of Mind
03/16/19 - 03/16/19 Green Living Fair
02/22/19 - 03/22/19 Constructs by Hans Habeger Exhibit
03/09/19 - 03/24/19 Maple Syrup Hikes
02/08/19 - 03/31/19 Seussical
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing Art Exhibition: Head in the Trees
Ongoing Ravinia Farmers Market
Ongoing Carl and Lily Tolpo: Art Osmosis
Ongoing Family Movie Series
Ongoing Holiday Decorations at Cuneo Mansion Tours
Ongoing 20th Century Children's Toys
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Mondays & Tuesdays at O'Toole's
Ongoing Yarnstorm Club
Ongoing Baroque to Baby Concert
Ongoing Orchids After Hours
Ongoing Camp Adler -- Now Enrolling
Ongoing The Healing Power of Plants
Ongoing Bunny Hill Basics
Ongoing Navy Tails: Animals in the U.S. Navy
Ongoing Individual Music Lessons--Now Enrolling
Ongoing A Retrospective on the Caricatures of Native Son Frank Willmarth
Ongoing Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing Acoustic Lunch Saturdays at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing Friday Magician at the Lodge of Antioch
Ongoing Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing Tot Time Wednesdays
Ongoing Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood
Ongoing $2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing Fish Fry Friday
Ongoing Jump Fitness
Ongoing Chocolate Factory Tour
Ongoing Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing Children's Museum at the Round Lake Area Park District

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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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