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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

05/26/18 - 05/26/18 SummerShotZ Photography Exhibit
05/26/18 - 05/26/18 Grayslake Aquatic Center Opens for 2018
05/26/18 - 05/26/18 Car Corral - Sell Your Car for Free
05/26/18 - 05/26/18 Adler Swimming Pool Opening Day
05/26/18 - 05/26/18 Hunt Club Aquatic Center Opening Day
05/26/18 - 05/27/18 Zurko Antique and Flea Market
05/27/18 - 05/27/18 Illinois Brass Band Memorial Day Concert
05/27/18 - 05/27/18 Military Appreciation Day
05/27/18 - 05/27/18 Bird Walk
05/25/18 - 05/28/18 Gurnee Mills' Memorial Day Super Sale
05/26/18 - 05/28/18 Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags
05/26/18 - 05/28/18 Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend
05/28/18 - 05/28/18 Lake Zurich's Memorial Day Parade
05/28/18 - 05/28/18 The Essence of Freedom 5K
05/28/18 - 05/28/18 Memorial Day at Jump America
05/28/18 - 05/28/18 Wauconda's Memorial Day Parade
05/29/18 - 05/29/18 Garden Bros Circus
06/01/18 - 06/01/18 Los Lobos, Lonely Boys and Ozomatli at Ravinia
06/01/18 - 06/01/18 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
06/01/18 - 06/01/18 Movies in the Park - The Nut Job 2
06/02/18 - 06/02/18 Tinman Triathlon
06/02/18 - 06/02/18 4th Annual George Weinert Fishing Derby
06/02/18 - 06/02/18 Waukegan Fishing Derby
06/02/18 - 06/02/18 19th Annual Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival
06/03/18 - 06/03/18 6th annual Lambs Farm Champion Car Show
06/03/18 - 06/03/18 Loverboy and Survivor at Ravinia
06/06/18 - 06/06/18 Live Music in the Parks
06/06/18 - 06/06/18 Search & Share Genealogy
06/07/18 - 06/07/18 Concert Dance Inc.
06/07/18 - 06/07/18 Stephen Marley and Matisyahu at Ravinia
06/08/18 - 06/08/18 Concert Dance Inc.
06/08/18 - 06/08/18 Vladimir Feltsman at Ravinia
06/09/18 - 06/09/18 Of Bogs & Books
06/09/18 - 06/09/18 National Get Outdoors Day
06/09/18 - 06/09/18 Saturday Kids! Butterflies
06/09/18 - 06/09/18 Live From Here with Chris Thile - Live National Broadcast at Ravinia
06/09/18 - 06/09/18 Bridges: An International Jazz and Classical Fusion Composition Competition at Ravinia
06/09/18 - 06/09/18 Dash Around the Lake
06/09/18 - 06/10/18 Zurko Antique and Flea Market
06/10/18 - 06/10/18 Vintage Baseball
06/10/18 - 06/10/18 Anita Baker at Ravinia
06/12/18 - 06/12/18 Waukegan Band Concert Series
06/12/18 - 06/12/18 Waukegan Band Concert - Vacation Postcards
06/13/18 - 06/13/18 Live Music in the Parks: Final Say
06/13/18 - 06/13/18 Flying Karamazov Brothers at Ravinia
06/14/18 - 06/14/18 Genesee Theatre Summer Film Series Presents Movies, Music and Meals: Chicago
06/15/18 - 06/15/18 Coasters after Dark
06/15/18 - 06/15/18 Jazz Grandstand at Ravinia
06/15/18 - 06/16/18 Zion's 32nd Annual Nostalgia Days
06/16/18 - 06/16/18 Beach Bash & Ninja Warrior Competition
06/16/18 - 06/16/18 Cardboard Regatta
06/16/18 - 06/16/18 Alison Krauss and Tommy Emmanuel
06/14/18 - 06/17/18 2018 Libertyville Days Festival
06/16/18 - 06/17/18 Antioch's Wizards Weekend
06/17/18 - 06/17/18 Summer Sampler - Wild Daisy
06/17/18 - 06/17/18 Lambs Farm Father's Day Brunch
06/17/18 - 06/17/18 Father's Day Beer Brunch
06/17/18 - 06/17/18 Tempel Lipizzans Matinee Performance
06/19/18 - 06/19/18 Waukegan Band Concert Series
06/20/18 - 06/20/18 Live Music in the Parks: Trippin Billies
06/21/18 - 06/21/18 Movie in the Park
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Art in the Park
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Fun & Fit Family Day 5k Run / 2 Mile Walk
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Los Luzeros de Rioverde at Ravinia
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Pokemon Go Event
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Annual Dog Day
06/23/18 - 06/23/18 Tempel Lipizzan's Performance
06/21/18 - 06/24/18 Wauconda Fest
06/22/18 - 06/24/18 Long Grove's Strawberry Festival
06/24/18 - 06/24/18 Summer Sampler - Incendio
05/12/18 - 07/12/18 Exhibit: Navy Tails
06/21/18 - 08/09/18 Zion's Concerts in the Park Series
05/26/18 - 09/03/18 Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit
05/02/18 - 10/03/18 Lake Zurich's Cruise Nights
05/12/18 - 10/21/18 Model Railroad Garden 'Landmarks of America'
06/06/18 - 10/30/18 Ravinia Farmers Market
Ongoing CLC’s 37th ‘Recent Works’ Exhibit
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesdays at Uno
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing Uno's 75th Anniversary
Ongoing Grillin' and Chillin' at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing Round Lake Area Farmers Market
Ongoing Hawthorn Mall Cruise Night
Ongoing Sunday Tours at the Gold Pyramid House
Ongoing Train Tours
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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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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