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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.

Kidtivities
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.
Museums
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

04/01/19 - 05/06/19 Creating Photographic Series
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day at The Shanty
05/25/19 - 09/01/19 Double Decker Disney Bus Tour at Volo Auto
04/26/19 - 04/26/19 Waukegan History Lunch & Learn: Entertainment in Waukegan
04/27/19 - 04/27/19 Arbor Day
04/27/19 - 04/27/19 Model Train Day
04/27/19 - 04/27/19 Arbor Day Celebration
04/27/19 - 04/28/19 Malott Japanese Garden Spring Festival
04/27/19 - 04/28/19 Home & Garden Expo
04/28/19 - 04/28/19 Kid's Cooking Class at Maggiano's
04/28/19 - 04/28/19 Stepping Up to Wellness 5K/Mile
07/19/19 - 04/28/19 The Addams Family
04/14/19 - 05/03/19 Student Art Competition
05/03/19 - 05/03/19 Double Dare Live!
05/03/19 - 05/03/19 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
03/30/19 - 05/04/19 Gardening Techniques: Session C
05/04/19 - 05/04/19 May The 4th Beer With You
05/04/19 - 05/04/19 EmpoweRun
05/04/19 - 05/04/19 Free Comic Book Day
04/26/19 - 05/05/19 Mother's Day Pendants
05/03/19 - 05/05/19 Cinco de Mayo Festival
05/04/19 - 05/05/19 Bryan Wallick at Ravinia
05/05/19 - 05/05/19 Celebrate Seniors
05/05/19 - 05/05/19 Kids Cooking Class- Brownies
05/05/19 - 05/05/19 The Five-0 5K Race 2019
05/05/19 - 05/05/19 Deer Dash
04/07/19 - 05/06/19 Art Exhibition: Invitation to Joy: Bird Portraits from Around the World by Michael Lewis
05/04/19 - 05/07/19 Conrad Schumacher Clinic
05/04/19 - 05/11/19 Potting Party at Lambs Farm
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 Of Bogs & Books
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 FIST 10th Anniversary Historical Scavenger Hunt
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 Highland Park HP150 Bus Tours
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 Lake County Concert Association Presents - Alliance Brass
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 Magic Mom
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 Food Truck Frenzy
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 Welcome Aboard! Walking Tour of Naval Station Great Lakes
05/11/19 - 05/11/19 The Tempel Lipizzans Behind-The-Scenes Tour
05/11/19 - 05/12/19 Native Plant Sale
05/11/19 - 05/12/19 Zurko Antique and Flea Market
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day Extravaganza Tribute Show
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day Brunch at Bonnie Brook
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day Brunch at Chicago Botanic Garden
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day Brunch
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Treat Mom To Her Big Bowl Faves!
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day Brunch at Lambs Farm
05/12/19 - 05/12/19 Mother's Day Champagne Brunch
05/15/19 - 05/15/19 Prominent Visitors and Events of Waukegan’s Past
05/18/19 - 05/18/19 Mr. Lincoln's Navy
05/18/19 - 05/18/19 Armed Forces Day Wurlitzer Concert
05/18/19 - 05/18/19 Mother- Daughter Tea Luncheon
05/18/19 - 05/18/19 Access to Nature
05/17/19 - 05/19/19 Long Grove's Chocolate Fest
05/18/19 - 05/19/19 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3
05/19/19 - 05/19/19 Annual Fox Lake Fishing Tournament
05/21/19 - 05/21/19 Antiques Appraisal Breakfast at Lambs Farm
05/10/19 - 05/24/19 Six Flags Music Festival
05/25/19 - 05/25/19 Saturday Night Cruise in Season Opener
05/25/19 - 05/27/19 Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend
05/17/19 - 08/09/19 And Then Again... Exhibit
05/25/19 - 09/02/19 Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit
03/09/19 - 09/08/19 Marvelocity: The Art Of Alex Ross
05/18/19 - 09/14/19 The Genesee Tribute Series - 5 Show Package
04/15/19 - 10/27/19 Lambs Farm - Farmyard Open for the Season
04/05/19 - 12/30/19 Self-Guided Tours at Cuneo Mansion and Gardens
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 20th Century Children's Toys
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Mondays & Tuesdays at O'Toole's
Ongoing Orchids After Hours
Ongoing Camp Adler -- Now Enrolling
Ongoing The Healing Power of Plants
Ongoing Yarnstorm Club
Ongoing Bunny Hill Basics
Ongoing Baroque to Baby Concert
Ongoing Navy Tails: Animals in the U.S. Navy
Ongoing Individual Music Lessons--Now Enrolling
Ongoing Comic Book Cover Contest
Ongoing Concert in the Park Series
Ongoing Finned Boats of the '50s at Volo Auto
Ongoing Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing Farmers Market
Ongoing Wednesday Night Filet Mignon for Two
Ongoing Jump & Meal Deal All Day - Jump All Day
Ongoing All You Can Eat Fish Fry
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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LakeCounty
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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