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City of Waukegan

847-599-2500
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Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Waukegan offers year-round special events and an emphasis on the arts. Stroll through downtown Waukegan featuring numerous art galleries, colorful murals and unique restaurants. Enjoy the monthly ArtWauk events showcasing downtown galleries. The historic Genesee Theatre, restored to its original splendor, hosts touring Broadway shows, along with headliner comedians and musical acts. Waukegan also features award-winning golf courses, parks and recreation including a public beach on Lake Michigan as well as an active charter fishing fleet sailing out of Waukegan Harbor.

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17 North Bar and Grill
Sports bar, bar and grill and wine bar. Upstairs private dining area for parties and special events. ...Read More



Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge
Established in 1992. Family owned & operated proudly serving Lake County families breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day. Anastasia's menu includes pizz...Read More



Belvidere Park Ice Rink
The Belvidere Park Outdoor Ice Rink offers programs for all ages during the months of January and February, weather permitting and ice rink condition...Read More



Bertrand Bowling Lanes
40 Bowling Lanes! 7 Pool Tables! (plus one in the bar), full bar, snack shop, ProShop, friendly employees, video gaming and great management! Ask abou...Read More



Bonnie Brook Golf Course
Bonnie Brook is one of the most popular public courses in Lake County, boasting a meticulously manicured 18-hole course with rolling, wooded terrain. ...Read More



Bonnie Brook Golf Course Banquet Facility
Enjoy a picturesque view from the banquet facilities that overlook the beautiful 18-hole golf course. Exquisite cuisine will be prepared to perfection...Read More



Bowen Park
Bowen Park has been transformed into a public park with the widest possible range of recreation facilities. The park houses the Waukegan History Museu...Read More



Brunswick Zone - Waukegan
Brunswick operates family-friendly entertainment centers, offering the very best in bowling, billiards, arcade games and more. Designed to meet the en...Read More



Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings is more than just a NY-style wing joint. With 14 signature sauces, this sports bar offers a full Read More



Coupon Candlewood Suites Waukegan
A 4-time Quality Excellence Award Winner this hotel is spacious and built for comfort. For your stays with us, we offer a 24 hour laundry facility and...Read More



Captain Don's Charter Fishing
Captain Don's guide service is a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout fishing operation located in Waukegan Harbor Illinois. Captain Don is a full time Illi...Read More



City of Waukegan
Downtown Waukegan's historic Genesee Theatre recently underwent a $23-million renovation that has restored the building to its original splendor. Per...Read More



City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber provides leadership and services for its member companies. Through the collective efforts of volunteers, the Chamber fosters a competitive...Read More



Club Tiki
Bar decorated as a Tiki hut, featuring video gaming and Gold Pyramid Vodka from The Gold Pyramid House. Available for special events! ...Read More



Courtyard By Marriott - Waukegan/Gurnee
The Courtyard by Marriott Waukegan/Gurnee located in the Fountain Square Plaza, is near Great Lakes...Read More



Dandelion Art Gallery
Dandelion Gallery is an artist run gallery committed to promoting art, artists, and art education in the community. Collective art updated monthly by ...Read More



Genesee Theatre
Experience the grandeur of world class artists and Broadway theatricals in the beautifully restored Genesee Theatre. After undergoing a $23 million re...Read More



Glen Flora Country Club
Glen Flora Country Club is a private country club offering memberships, but is also open to the public for banquets, weddings, meetings, and other spe...Read More



Green Town Tavern
Green Town Tavern is that special place where all the locals hang out, but newcomers will always feel at home. With a friendly staff and a menu full ...Read More



Holiday Inn Express and Suites Waukegan
Elegant brand with two bedroom suites, executive suites and Jacuzzi featured rooms. Guests will enjoy the large heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness ce...Read More



Jack Benny Center for the Arts
The Jack Benny Center for the Arts provides year round classes in art, music, dance and theatre for youth and adults. Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and...Read More



Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm
Open September through October for entertainment and education The farm offers a corn maze, farm tour hay rides, petting zoo, picnic area, gift shop a...Read More



La Casa de Samuel
People come to La Casa de Samuel because they love to eat the best of Mexico. All dishes served with handmade corn tortillas fresh off the griddle to...Read More



Lake County Government
Visit the website for a primary tool for connecting you with county government services and other programs. ...Read More



Lake Michigan Charter Fishing - Waukegan Harbor
Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of amenities and activities make the harbor more than ju...Read More



Papa Marcos Falafel and Pita
Middle Eastern Cuisine - dine in, carry out, catering and call in. ...Read More



Picasso's Cantina
At Picasso's, you'll taste authentic Mexican cuisine prepared with attention to details and served with South of the Border flair. We offer a wide var...Read More



Popeye Fishing Charters
Whether an experienced fisherman or never held a fishing rod, Popeye Fishing Charters will ensure an enjoyable fishing trip. Captain Bill and his crew...Read More



Ramada Inn Waukegan - Gurnee
Full service hotel with banquet facilities, meeting rooms, and Base 42 Sports Bar & Grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. This hotel is located ...Read More



Ray Bradbury Experience Museum
RBEM's current location is under development to become an experiential museum in 2020 (honoring his 100th birthday). Anchored in his hometown of Wauk...Read More



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Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
01/19/19 Whiskey Junction Release
ZumBier
3232 W. Monroe
Waukegan, IL 60085
Whiskey Junction is a Strong Brown Rye aged in Dickle Whiskey Barrels a gr...Read More
Dining
Holiday / Seasonal
Libation Trail
Nightlife
Waukegan
01/19/19 ArtWauk
Downtown Waukegan
100 S. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.599.2525
Take a stroll through Downtown Waukegan and enjoy the art galleries, live m...Read More
Arts
Dining
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
01/19/19 National Ballet Theatre of Odessa's Swan Lake
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
The legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents Swan Lake, one of ...Read More
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
01/21/19 Dr. Martin Luther King Dreamers' Breakfast
Lakehurst Banquets
300 Lakehurst Rd.
Waukegan, IL
Voice: 847.224.4900
Join in celebrating as we look back upon the life of a remarkable man, who ...Read More
Dining
Holiday / Seasonal
Waukegan
01/25/19 Free Movie Fridays: Selma
Waukegan Public Library
128 N. County St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Community members are invited to spend their lunch hour at the Library for ...Read More
Family Waukegan
01/25/19 eSport Videogame Tournament
Jack Benny Center for the Arts
39 Jack Benny Dr.
Waukegan, IL 60087
Looking for the best Smash Bros players ages 8 - 13! Sign up as a team of t...Read More
Nightlife
Sports / Recreation
Waukegan
01/26/19 Purple Reign: The Prince Tribute Show
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Las Vegas' award-winning Prince tribute show Purple Reign re-creates the bl...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
02/09/19 Styx at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Legendary rock band Styx has been Rockin' the Paradise for decades. Using e...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
02/10/19 A Live Conversation with John Cusack Following a Screening of High Fidelity
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Wouldn't it be amazing to see a movie with one of the stars in it? Join Joh...Read More
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
02/14/19 EagleMania at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.782.2366
Surprise your Valentine! EagleMania returns to The Genesee to pay tribute t...Read More
Family
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
02/15/19 Dennis Miller
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Ranked 21st on Comedy Central's 100 greatest comedians list, Dennis Miller ...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
02/16/19 ArtWauk
Downtown Waukegan
Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.623.6650
Join in the fun with the monthly ArtWauk events and experience the arts rev...Read More
Arts
Dining
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
02/16/19 Everclear with Special Guest Fastball
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
It will be physically impossible not to rock out when Everclear takes the s...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Waukegan

Ongoing Events
Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
Ongoing Tacos and Tunes
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.360.4736
Join for live music featuring a local band and all-you-can-eat tacos from 6...Read More
Dining Waukegan
Ongoing Family Movie Series
Waukegan Public Library - Bradbury Room
128 N. County St
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.623.2041
Family movies showing each Sunday through November.
Family Waukegan




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