The City of Highland Park in Lake County, Illinois
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The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for everyone. Enjoy one of the most walkable and lively downtowns in Lake County offering unique shopping and exceptional restaurants. You can stroll from one end to the other to shop, dine and take in a day of beauty just a few minutes from scenic parks and the award-winning Rosewood Beach.

Annually, the city hosts an array of festivals and events like Highland Park's Arbor Day (late April), Food Truck Thursdays (Jun.-Sept.) Ravinia Festival® (Jun.-Sept.), Bitter Jester® Music Festival (early Sept.), Port Clinton Art Fest (late Aug.) and more.

Recognized for art and culture, Highland Park is home to Ravinia Festival, a world-class entertainment venue hosting a variety of the most renowned musicians in pop, classical, jazz, vocal as well as dance performers in a spectacular outdoor setting. Bask in nature and sport with one of the Land of Lincoln's oldest park districts: the Park District of Highland Park. The park district boasts amenities like Sunset Valley Golf Course, Centennial Ice Arena, Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach and more.  Pamper your taste buds with the assorted flavors of Lake County libations at Ravinia Brewing Company. The Highland Park brewpub also features delectable eats from visiting food trucks.

Recline, relax, recharge and repeat all weekend while staying at Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook. Great eats, fascinating arts & culture, vibrant mom & pop shops and more are just some of the reasons you should visit Highland Park, Illinois.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
(Highland Park)
Here's the 411. The Highland Park pie makers create exceptionally delicious pizza that is fresh and ...

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Bluegrass Restaurant
(Highland Park)
Bluegrass is a casual restaurant located in Highland Park. With a cozy setting nestled into the west...

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Centennial Ice Arena
(Highland Park)
Centennial is a premier regional teaching center for both ice skating and gymnastics, with a highly ...

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City of Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for...

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Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook
(Highland Park)
The Courtyard by Marriott in Highland Park/Northbrook features rooms with a comfortable sitting area...

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Danny Cunniff Park
(Highland Park)
Formerly known as Centennial Park, Danny Cunniff Park was renamed, remodeled and dedicated in 1999 a...

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Downtown Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The vibrant downtown Highland Park district contains an upscale outdoor shopping destination filled ...

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Events by Allyne
(Highland Park)
A full service planning event company that can assist with all aspects of the planning process to en...

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Events by Michael's
(Highland Park)
A full service events company specializing in "Chicago-Style Entertaining" with an upscale twist bro...

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Heller Nature Center
(Highland Park)
Visitors can enjoy a 97-acre preserve with oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna and ...

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Hidden Creek Aqua Park
(Highland Park )
No matter what your age, you will have fun at Hidden Creek AquaPark speeding down the water slides, ...

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Highland Park Chamber of Commerce
(Highland Park)
The Highland Park Chamber of Commerce's membership includes businesses, service organizations an...

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Highland Park Country Club
(Highland Park)
Perfectly situated on Chicago's North Shore, Highland Park Country Club provides all of its gues...

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Highland Park Historical Society
(Highland Park)
The Highland Park Historical Society was formed in 1966. The Society's mission is to discover, p...

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Highland Park Public Library
(Highland Park)
Founded in 1887, the historic library is filled with boundless amounts of knowledge from cover to co...

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Judy's Pizzeria
(Highland Park)
Judy's Pizzeria is a family-owned, local pizzeria serving the best pizza in town! The pizzeria w...

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La Casa De Isaac & Moishe Mexican Restaurant
(Highland Park)
This is a Kosher Mexican-style restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a family-owne...

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Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
(Highland Park)
The Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents a rare opportunity to visit one of the last remaining ravi...

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Park Avenue Beach & Boating Facility
(Highland Park)
Park Avenue features a concrete ramp and sand launching ramp, two parking lots, three boat storage a...

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Park District of Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The Park District of Highland Park, founded in 1909, operates and manages over 650 acres of land in ...

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Ravinia Brewing Company
(Highland Park)
Cozy taproom and taco bar located in the historic Ravinia District. Features amazing beer, live musi...

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Ravinia Farmers Market
(Highland Park)
Wednesdays, June 5-October 30; 7a.m.-1p.m. Come out on Wednesday mornings and enjoy picking out fre...

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Ravinia Festival
(Highland Park)
Ravinia Festival is the oldest music festival in North America and is lauded for presenting world-cl...

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Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center
(Highland Park)
The newly restored Rosewood features: a nature cove for ecological and nature programs, guarded swim...

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Ruby of Siam
(Highland Park)
Ruby of Siam has been recognized for its outstanding Thai cuisine, excellent service and friendly st...

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Sunset Valley Golf Course
(Highland Park)
Sunset Valley is closed for course and clubhouse renovations until summer 2018. Course improvements ...

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That Little French Guy
(Highland Park)
The French Cafe believes their customers deserve the best and for that reason, every product they se...

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The Art Center Highland Park
(Highland Park)
A not-for-profit visual arts organization since 1960, The Art Center Highland Park (TAC) provides a ...

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The Highland Park Community House
(Highland Park)
Located just a few steps from one of the most exciting business districts on the North Shore, the Hi...

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Navy Band Great Lakes Holiday Concert at Naval Station Great Lakes
12/13/19

Navy Band Great Lakes will conduct a holiday concert at Ross Theater on ...

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The Polar Express Story Time Train in Highland Park
12/14/19

All aboard for a magical journey of the imagination to the “North ...

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A Chicago Chorale Christmas at Ravinia Festival
12/14/19

Chicago Chorale is a professional-level ensemble of singers who cul...

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Crafting Workshops
Ongoing
Crafting Workshops for all ages!...

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