Calendar of Events for Lake County, Illinois - Visit Lake County - Official Travel Site

Calendar of Events

Next Weekend is just around the corner! Make plans for a night out with dinner and then head to a show at the Genesee Theatre. The kids will love looking at classic cars and movie cars at Volo Auto Museum or enjoy the outdoors at the Lake County Forest Preserve. Every season creates long-lasting memories at Lake County staples like Ravinia Festival, Six Flags Great America, Marriott Theatre, Great Wolf Lodge, the Lake County Libation Trail and so much more.

Please note, all efforts have been made to verify information prior to publishing, however, changes do occur. Please contact event producers directly to verify such things as times, location, admission price and cancellations.

March Specials at The Spa at Lincolnsire
03/01/20 - 03/31/20

Luck is on your side because The Spa at Lincolnshire is welcoming Spring...

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Ginevra King and the Big Four at the History Center of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff
04/02/20

Four women, four stories. While Ginevra King achieved fame for inspiring...

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Read Between the Ravines: A Night with American Overdose Author Chris McGreal at Gorton Community Center
04/03/20

Gorton is excited to co-present with Lake Forest and Lake Bluff librarie...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
04/03/20

Come downtown & see what’s happening on Main Street!  Per...

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Beer & Dinner Carryout Event a Harbor Brewing
04/03/20

Support two local businesses at once! Dinner this week is German Pork Te...

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Egg-Citing Egg Hunt and Bunny Breakfast in Fox Lake
04/04/20

Join the Village of Fox Lake for the Egg-Citing Egg Hunt and Bunny Break...

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*Cancelled* Glenn Miller Orchestra at Genesee Theatre
04/04/20

*This event has been cancelled*

Enjoy an even...

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*Canceled* Bunny Rock 5K and Egg Hunt at Hawthorn Mall
04/04/20

This event has been canceled.

The seco...

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Gospel Choir Concert at the James Lumber Center
04/04/20

Come enjoy the soulful sounds of CLC's Gospel Choir in an afternoon ...

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Birds of Chicago Live at the Gorton Community Center
04/04/20

Following their incendiary set at Third Man Records, NPR Music named Bir...

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Grayslake Egg Hunt
04/04/20

Ages : 1-7 Years Old

How egg-citing! Hop over to Alleghany Par...

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Shop'n'Swirl Wine Walk in Downtown Grayslake
04/04/20

We’re kicking off the 100th anniversary of Prohibition with a wine...

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Long Grove's Egg Hunt
04/04/20

Historic Downtown Long Grove is hosting an Egg Hunt at Buffalo Creek Par...

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Pint of Music: The Vertically Challenged at Buffalo Creek Brewing
04/04/20

A little old school, a little new, a little bit country and a little bit...

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Ripcord at PM&L Theatre
03/20/20 - 04/05/20

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate in the Bristol Place...

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Festival Of Arts & Crafts at the Lake County Fairgrounds
04/04/20 - 04/05/20

Come join them for their 20th year at the Fairgrounds!  We will be ...

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Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Maggiano's
04/05/20

Maggiano's Little Italy and Yu Kids Island at Hawthron Mall wil...

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Adult Easter Egg Hunt at North Shore Distillery
04/05/20

Who said Easter Egg Hunts are just for kids? North Shore Distillery is&n...

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Soothing Bunny at Hawthorn Mall
04/05/20

Children with autism or other special needs who would enjoy a calm and s...

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Fox Lake Pelican Palooza
03/27/20 - 04/10/20

Pelican Palooza is a new event hosted by the Village of Fox Lake. Partic...

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Lambs Farm Farmyard Season Opening Day
04/10/20

The Farmyard opens on April 10!

Guests can meet over 300 anima...

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National Siblings Day at Boundless Adventures
04/10/20

Come to the park dressed like your sibling and get $5 off your 3 hour ad...

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*CANCELED* Photos with the Easter Bunny at the Hawthorn Mall
03/21/20 - 04/11/20

*Canceled* Come visit the Easter Bunny at Hawthorn!

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Bunny Brunch at Lambs Farm
04/10/20 - 04/11/20

We invite you to join us for a delicious buffet at the Magnolia Cafe &am...

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Pint of Music: DAMJAX at Buffalo Creek Brewing
04/11/20

Buffalo Creek Brewing presents DAMJAX, the fortuitous alignment of ...

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Mundelein Craft Beer Fest Pre-Sale at Tighthead Brewing Company
04/11/20

Want to save money on tickets for the Mundelein Beer Festival?

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Easter Celebration at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center
04/11/20

Celebrate a Hoppy Easter at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center in Pleasant P...

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Musicians from RSMI Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthday at Ravinia Festival
04/11/20

Miriam Fried, violin and program director
Maria Ioudenitch, violi...

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Backyard Chickens at the Lake County Farm Bureau
04/11/20

The Lake County Farm Bureau is pleased to offer not one, but two informa...

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The Bettendorf Castle Easter Egg Hunt 2020
04/11/20

Create lasting memories for your family by enjoying a one of a kind expe...

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65th Annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Zion Park District
04/11/20

The Easter Bunny will be busy hiding 10,0000 eggs with fun toys and cand...

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2020
04/11/20

The “Bunny Wabbit Run” is a 5K (one hop), a 10K (t...

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Reima Ratti: Life and Art in the Great Depression Exhibit at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum
01/25/20 - 04/12/20

Reima Ratti (1914–1945) was born in Waukegan to Finnish immigrants...

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Zurko Antique and Flea Market at the Lake County Fairgrounds
04/11/20 - 04/12/20

Grayslake Illinois Antique Market - this Chicagoland Antique Vintage &qu...

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Easter Brunch at Lambs Farm
04/12/20

Don’t miss this Lambs Farm tradition! Our elegant buffet features ...

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Easter Brunch at Three Embers Restaurant
04/12/20

Join Three Embers Restaurant for an incredible brunch & hopping good...

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Boozy Book Club @ NSD
04/15/20

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for the next meeting our our...

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Center Park Grand Opening at Hawthorn Mall
04/16/20

On Thursday, April 16th, Hawthorn Mall will host a Grand Opening celebra...

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Lake Forest Symphony Cello Ensemble at the Gorton Community Center
04/17/20

The Lake Forest Symphony's esteemed cello section will present a pro...

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Pint of Music: Jack Sundstrum Collective at Buffalo Creek Brewing
04/18/20

Jack Sundstrom is a bassist composer from the suburbs of Chicago. His mu...

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Behind the Scene Tours with Tempel Lipizzans
04/18/20

Behind the Scenes Tours: Come see what this working performance stable l...

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3rd Annual Beer, Bacon, and Bourbon Tasting at Gold Eagle Wine and Spirits
04/18/20

Join Gold Eagle for their 3rd annual Beer, Bacon, and Bourbon tasting! T...

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ArtWauk in Waukegan
04/18/20

ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts in downtown Waukegan. Eac...

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Spring Bird Walk at the Chicago Botanic Garden
04/18/20

Explore the best spots at the Chicago Botanic Garden for locating late-w...

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Learn to Make Cannoli with Tony Cannoli's at the Gorton Center
04/18/20

Enjoy a fun morning with friends or family at our Tony Cannoli class! To...

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Charlie Foxtrot at Mickey Finn's Brewery
04/18/20

Remember when no one genre could contain your parties? You needed it all...

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CANCELED - The Princess and the Pea at Marriott Theatre
02/07/20 - 04/19/20

CANCELED - "Hear ye, Hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride...

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Play On! at the James Lumber Center
04/10/20 - 04/19/20

"Play On!" is a celebration of student creativity, talent and ...

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Chicagoland Antique Advertising & Coin Op Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds
04/18/20 - 04/19/20

This unique antique show has 300+ booths in one massive building at the ...

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Unearth Science Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden
04/18/20 - 04/19/20

With a full weekend of science activities, the festival celebrates scien...

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The Magic Parlour Show starring Dennis Watkins at the Gorton Community Center
04/19/20

We are excited to have Dennis Watkins, Chicago’s premier magician ...

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Million Dollar Quartet at Genesee Theatre
04/23/20

The Tony Award®-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet takes you bac...

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Fort Sheridan 133rd Birthday Party in Highland Park
04/23/20

Help them wish Fort Sheridan a Happy 133rd Birthday. Congress approved t...

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College of Lake County 22nd Annual Fear No Art Festival
04/24/20 - 04/25/20

A festival like no other, the 22nd Annual Fear No Art festival is a live...

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Pint of Music: Mackenzie O'Brien at Buffalo Creek Brewing
04/25/20

Mackenzie O'Brien returns to Buffalo Creek as part of their "Pi...

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Art Fest Boot Camp at the Highland Park Country CLub
04/25/20

Are you an artist? Are you planning to exhibit at any of Chicagoland&rsq...

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Shepherd's Crook Golf Course Spring Classic
04/25/20

Four Person Scramble - 18 Holes Tee Time Format Starting at 9:00am. Regi...

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Backyard Chickens at the Lake County Farm Bureau
04/25/20

The Lake County Farm Bureau is pleased to offer not one, but two informa...

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Truth Be Told: A Night of Personal Storytelling at the Gorton Community Center
04/25/20

Join us April 25th for the first night of storytelling in 2020 in our Jo...

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Daniela Liebman BGH Classics Series at Ravinia Festival
04/25/20

Daniela Liebman, piano

Program
Beethoven: Piano Sonata ...

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Long Grove Craft Beer Festival
04/25/20

Come enjoy a cold one as we host Long Grove's Craft Beer Festival. L...

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2020 Gaming Hoopla in Mundelein
04/24/20 - 04/26/20

Come join us and help raise money for Aurora Cancer Care at the 2020 Gam...

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Midwest Daffodil Society Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden
04/25/20 - 04/26/20

The Midwest Daffodil Society's show features hundreds of daffodils o...

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Search & Share Genealogy at Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
12/04/19 - 05/06/20

Join the Grayslake Historical Society and local genealogists for a discu...

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Kiss Me, Kate at the Marriott Theatre
03/25/20 - 05/17/20

Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, acto...

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Brighton Beach Memoirs at Citadel Theatre
04/22/20 - 05/24/20

Part one of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy: a portrait of t...

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Lambs Farm - Farmyard Open for the Season
04/10/20 - 10/25/20

Mark your calendars for April 10, the opening day of the farmyard season...

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Boating Season Begins at Waukegan Harbor & Marina
03/01/20 - 11/01/20

The 2020 boating season is officially underway! Take your vessel ou...

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Sinatra Sundays: Featuring Antonio Duca at Ron Onesti's Club 210
01/05/20 - 12/27/20

Join Ron Onesti's Club 210 every Sunday night for Ron’s famous...

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Tap Room Trivia Wednesday's at Buffalo Creek Brewing
01/01/20 - 12/30/20

Tap Room Trivia is every Wednesday.  Come enjoy a pint while play a...

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Open Mic at Copper Fiddle Distillery
01/02/20 - 12/31/20

Get here early! Every first & third Thursday enjoy Open Mic Nig...

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Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood
Ongoing
Memorabilia from the exhibit includes historic photographs of Jack Benny, p...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
Ongoing

Each First Friday of the month from March - December, come to downtown L...

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$2 Dollar Tuesdays at Lindys
Ongoing
Come to Lindy's on Tuesdays and enjoy $2 Miller Lite and Coors Light Drafts...

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Bingo Tuesdays
Ongoing
Free to play, prizes given out each round. Grand prize is always something...

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Fish Fry Friday
Ongoing
Come out to Lindy's for a Friday Fish Fry! Your choice of baked or fried No...

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Lindy's Happy Hour Special
Ongoing
Join Lindy's Landing Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. for 1/2 price appe...

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Tasting Room at North Shore Distillery
Ongoing
Check out this Spirit Lover's Paradise! We are the oldest craft distillery,...

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Open Mic Night at The Village Tavern
Ongoing

At The Village Tavern, there is live entertainment six nights a week. Ev...

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Long Grove Confectionery Chocolate Factory Tour
Ongoing

Hear a brief history of our candy kitchen. See incredible chocolates bei...

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Live Music at Mickey Finns Brewery
Ongoing

Come out to Mickey Finn's every Friday and Saturday night a enjoy li...

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Guided Tours at the Volo Bog
Ongoing

As Winter begins to wane, Volo Bog clings tightly to the cold. Layers of...

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Tuesday Night Trivia at Timothy O'Toole's
Ongoing
Come out to Timothy O'Toole's Pub every Tuesday night for trivia. While out...

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Karaoke Wednesday and Saturday Nights
Ongoing
Come out for live karaoke fun! Sing favorite songs in front of friends and ...

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Kid's Eat Free Tuesday's at Mickey Finns
Ongoing
Bring the kids out and enjoy a great meal. Kids 12 and under eat free every...

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Karaoke Thursdays at Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Ongoing
Come out Thursday nights for karaoke night. Pick out a song and sing away. ...

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Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing

Year-round, come and enjoy Bonnie Brook's mouth-watering Wednesday N...

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Karaoke Every Friday Night at 17 North
Ongoing
Come out with the friends and enjoy a night of karaoke at a great sports ba...

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Friday Night Fish Fry at Chessie's
Ongoing
Come out and enjoy the Friday Night Fish Fry. The dinner features "All you...

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Prime Rib Specials at Chessie's
Ongoing
Come out Saturday Night and enjoy a Prime Rib Dinner at Chessie's. Other me...

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Sails Unfurled: The Dawn of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1865 Exhibit at National Museum of the American Sailor
Ongoing

The National Museum of American Sailor's brand new permanent exhibit...

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