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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

02/18/18 - 02/18/18 Early Music Series: Thomas Meglioranza & David Breitman
02/18/18 - 02/18/18 Lake Zurich Artisan Food Market
02/19/18 - 02/19/18 National Girls and Women in Sports Day
02/19/18 - 02/19/18 Jump America Open President's Day
02/19/18 - 02/19/18 1/2 Kids Admission on President's Day
01/14/18 - 02/21/18 A Subtle Beauty: The Landscape of Lake County, Illinois
02/16/18 - 02/21/18 Chinese New Year
02/21/18 - 02/21/18 ShutterBugs Nature Photography Club Meets at Volo Bog State Natural Area
02/21/18 - 02/21/18 Epic Trivia
02/24/18 - 02/24/18 28th Annual Black History Program
02/24/18 - 02/24/18 CLC's 34th Annual Salute to Gospel
02/24/18 - 02/24/18 Winter Bird Walk
02/24/18 - 02/24/18 Waukegan Symphony Orchestra's Young People's Concert
02/25/18 - 02/25/18 Cookies & Coloring
02/25/18 - 02/25/18 Bluegrass with Don Stiernberg
02/25/18 - 02/25/18 Frosty Footrace in Round Lake
02/25/18 - 02/25/18 Cooking with Gale Gand
02/25/18 - 02/25/18 Folk Club Concert: Diamonds in the Rust
03/01/18 - 03/01/18 Veterans Creative Arts Festival
03/02/18 - 03/02/18 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
03/03/18 - 03/03/18 Smilin' Saturday Stories: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
03/03/18 - 03/03/18 Pianist Michael Lewin
03/01/18 - 03/04/18 Northern Illinois Boat Show
03/04/18 - 03/04/18 Early Music Series: Trevor Stephenson
03/04/18 - 03/04/18 Lake Zurich Artisan Food Market
03/08/18 - 03/08/18 Round Lake Beach Fireside Chat
03/10/18 - 03/10/18 Of Bogs & Books
03/10/18 - 03/10/18 Fifth House Ensemble
03/10/18 - 03/10/18 The Tempel Lipizzans Behind-The-Scenes Tour
03/11/18 - 03/11/18 Cabin Fever Music Series: Cathy Glickman
03/11/18 - 03/11/18 Reptile Rampage
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 Birding with Cameras
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 The Art of Maple Syrup with Gale Gand
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 St. Patrick's Day Party (Ages 3-11)
03/17/18 - 03/17/18 Deer Park St. Paddy's 5K & 10K Run/Walk
03/17/18 - 03/18/18 Survival & Green Living Expo
03/18/18 - 03/18/18 Lake Zurich Artisan Food Market
03/09/18 - 03/25/18 Company: The Musical
03/10/18 - 03/25/18 Maple Syrup Hikes
02/23/18 - 05/13/18 The Emperor's New Clothes
Ongoing Round Lake Area Farmers Market
Ongoing CLC’s 37th ‘Recent Works’ Exhibit
Ongoing The Art of Baseball
Ongoing Scrooge and the Ghostly Spirits
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesdays at Uno
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing Sunday Brunch at Johnny's Chophouse
Ongoing $2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing Kids Eat Free Mondays & Tuesdays at O'Toole's
Ongoing Jump N Jam Fridays
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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