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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

04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Model Train Day
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 STEM Saturday Robotics!
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Princess Sophia's Tea Party
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Ravinia Jazz Mentors
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Celebrate Earth Day
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Go Gurnee Walk at Lyon Woods
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Earth Day Volunteer Cleanup
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Food Truck Frenzy
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 An Earth Day Celebration
04/21/18 - 04/21/18 Family Kite Fly
04/20/18 - 04/22/18 Unearth Science Festival
04/21/18 - 04/22/18 Opening Weekend for Six Flags
04/22/18 - 04/22/18 Earth Day Event
04/22/18 - 04/22/18 Earth Day and Recycling Event
04/22/18 - 04/22/18 CinqueVenti Wind Quintet
04/22/18 - 04/22/18 Monarch: A Space Adventure in Celebration of Earth Day
04/26/18 - 04/26/18 Special NMASF Exhibit Event
04/26/18 - 04/26/18 ShutterBugs Nature Photography Club Meets at Volo Bog State Natural Area
04/26/18 - 04/26/18 Round Lake Beach Fireside Chat
04/27/18 - 04/28/18 Chocolate Warehouse Sale
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Live from GLASA, It's Saturday Night
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Antioch's Installation of the Bronze Trail Marker Tree
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Spring Business Expo
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Wind Sync
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Chelesti Winds Concert
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Spring Vendor/Craft Fair & Bake Sale
04/28/18 - 04/28/18 Blacklight Basketball Game
04/28/18 - 04/29/18 Malott Japanese Garden Spring Weekend
04/28/18 - 04/29/18 Home & Garden Expo
04/29/18 - 04/29/18 Lake County History Symposium
04/29/18 - 04/29/18 Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day
04/29/18 - 04/29/18 Bird Walk
04/29/18 - 04/29/18 Behind the Song featuring Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen
03/05/18 - 04/30/18 Pedal Power Exhibit
05/02/18 - 05/02/18 Search & Share Genealogy
05/04/18 - 05/04/18 First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
05/05/18 - 05/05/18 American English: A Complete Beatles Tribute
05/06/18 - 05/06/18 Lecture: War in the Shallows
05/12/18 - 05/12/18 Of Bogs & Books
05/12/18 - 05/12/18 The Tempel Lipizzans Behind-The-Scenes Tour
02/23/18 - 05/13/18 The Emperor's New Clothes
05/12/18 - 05/13/18 Zurko Antique and Flea Market
05/13/18 - 05/13/18 Mother's Day Brunch at Karma Pub
05/13/18 - 05/13/18 Mother's Day at Big Bowl
05/13/18 - 05/13/18 Mother's Day Brunch Buffet
05/13/18 - 05/13/18 Mother's Day Brunch at Fleming's
05/15/18 - 05/15/18 Antiques Appraisal Breakfast
05/19/18 - 05/19/18 Armed Forces Day Murlitzer Concert
05/19/18 - 05/19/18 Extreme Block Party Family Expo & Taste of the Towns
05/04/18 - 05/20/18 Bad Seed
05/18/18 - 05/20/18 Long Grove's Chocolate Fest
05/20/18 - 05/20/18 Deerfield Area Historical Society Jubilee
05/12/18 - 07/12/18 Exhibit: Navy Tails
05/02/18 - 10/03/18 Lake Zurich's Cruise Nights
05/12/18 - 10/21/18 Model Railroad Garden 'Landmarks of America'
Ongoing CLC’s 37th ‘Recent Works’ Exhibit
Ongoing Kid's Eat Free Tuesdays at Uno
Ongoing The Sanctuary Buffet at The Chocolate Sanctuary
Ongoing Round Lake Area Farmers Market
Ongoing Sunday Tours at the Gold Pyramid House
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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