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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.

17 North Bar and Grill
(Waukegan)
Sports bar, bar and grill and wine bar. Upstairs private dining area for parties and special events...

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Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge
(Waukegan)
Established in 1992. Family owned & operated proudly serving Lake County families breakfast, lunch, ...

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Belvidere Park Ice Rink
(Waukegan)
The Belvidere Park Outdoor Ice Rink offers programs for all ages during the months of January and F...

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Bertrand Bowling Lanes
(Waukegan)
40 Bowling Lanes! 7 Pool Tables! (plus one in the bar), full bar, snack shop, ProShop, friendly empl...

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Bonnie Brook Golf Course
(Waukegan)
Bonnie Brook is one of the most popular public courses in Lake County, boasting a meticulously manic...

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Bonnie Brook Golf Course Banquet Facility
(Waukegan)
Enjoy a picturesque view from the banquet facilities that overlook the beautiful 18-hole golf course...

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Bowen Park
(Waukegan)
Bowen Park has been transformed into a public park with the widest possible range of recreation faci...

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Brunswick Zone - Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Brunswick operates family-friendly entertainment centers, offering the very best in bowling, billiar...

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Buffalo Wild Wings
(Waukegan)
Buffalo Wild Wings is more than just a NY-style wing joint. With 14 signature sauces, this sports ba...

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Candlewood Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
A 4-time Quality Excellence Award Winner this hotel is spacious and built for comfort. For your stay...

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Captain Don's Charter Fishing
(Waukegan)
Captain Don's guide service is a Lake Michigan Salmon and Trout fishing operation located in Waukega...

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City of Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Downtown Waukegan's historic Genesee Theatre recently underwent a $23-million renovation that has re...

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City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce
(Waukegan)
The Chamber provides leadership and services for its member companies. Through the collective effort...

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Club Tiki
(Waukegan)
Bar decorated as a Tiki hut, featuring video gaming and Gold Pyramid Vodka from The Gold Pyramid Hou...

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Courtyard By Marriott - Waukegan/Gurnee
(Waukegan)
The Courtyard by Marriott Waukegan/Gurnee located in the Fountain Square Plaza, is near Great Lak...

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Dandelion Art Gallery
(Waukegan)
Dandelion Gallery is an artist run gallery committed to promoting art, artists, and art education in...

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Genesee Theatre
(Waukegan)
Experience the grandeur of world class artists and Broadway theatricals in the beautifully restored ...

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Glen Flora Country Club
(Waukegan)
Glen Flora Country Club is a private country club offering memberships, but is also open to the publ...

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Green Town Tavern
(Waukegan)
Green Town Tavern is that special place where all the locals hang out, but newcomers will always fee...

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Elegant brand with two bedroom suites, executive suites and Jacuzzi featured rooms. Guests will enjo...

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Jack Benny Center for the Arts
(Waukegan)
The Jack Benny Center for the Arts provides year round classes in art, music, dance and theatre for ...

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Kroll's Fall Harvest Farm
(Waukegan)
Open September through October for entertainment and education The farm offers a corn maze, farm tou...

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La Casa de Samuel
(Waukegan)
People come to La Casa de Samuel because they love to eat the best of Mexico. All dishes served wit...

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Lake County Government
(Waukegan)
Visit the website for a primary tool for connecting you with county government services and other pr...

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Lake Michigan Charter Fishing - Waukegan Harbor
(Waukegan)
Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of ame...

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Papa Marcos Falafel and Pita
(Waukegan)
Middle Eastern Cuisine - dine in, carry out, catering and call in....

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Picasso's Cantina
(Waukegan)
At Picasso's, you'll taste authentic Mexican cuisine prepared with attention to details and served w...

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Ray Bradbury Experience Museum
(Waukegan)
RBEM's current location is under development to become an experiential museum in 2020 (honoring his ...

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Residence Inn by Marriott - Chicago-Waukegan
(Waukegan)
This home away from home offers suites with 50% more space than ordinary hotel rooms. These versatil...

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
(Waukegan)
Newly Renovated! Among hotels in the Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee area, the SpringHill Suites by Marriott...

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Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill
(Waukegan)
Welcome to Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill, the new Waukegan hotspot. With 15 TV screens, appe...

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The People's Choice Family Fun Center
(Waukegan)
The Fun Center consists of a 43,000 sq. ft. Entertainment Facility containing over 150 redemption a...

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Three Brothers Theatre
(Waukegan)
Three Brother's mission is to create a theatre community where artists and audiences can grow. We do...

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Waukegan Aquatic Center
(Waukegan)
This 23,000 sq ft aquatic center includes 8 lane lap pool, therapy pool and kids splash pad. Unlimit...

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Waukegan Arts Council
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan Arts Council is a nonprofit organization that serves to advance the economic, social an...

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Waukegan BMX Track
(Waukegan)
Waukegan BMX is a USA BMX sanctioned track located in Waukegan, IL. Located approximately 30 minutes...

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Waukegan Charter Boat Fishing
(Waukegan)
Eight experienced fishing charter boat captains offering World Class Salmon, Trout and Perch fishing...

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Waukegan Fieldhouse
(Waukegan)
The Field House Sports and Fitness Center boasts over 80,000 square feet of the most modern, state-o...

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Waukegan Harbor and Marina
(Waukegan)
Waukegan Harbor and Marina offers the finest in boating with 1,000-slip marina. A wide range of ame...

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Waukegan Hinkston Park Indoor Aquatics Center
(Waukegan )
Indoor 23,000 sq. ft. aquatic center which includes 8 lane lap pool, therapy pool and kids splash pa...

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Waukegan History Museum
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan Historical Society’s headquarters is the Waukegan History Museum located in beautiful B...

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Waukegan Main Street
(Waukegan)
Dedicated to the preservation of the historic downtown. Representing a variety of downtown restaura...

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Waukegan Municipal Beach
(Waukegan)
This beach features 1 mile of sand along with some of the only remaining natural dunes in the area. ...

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Waukegan Park District
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to ...

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Waukegan Regional Airport
(Waukegan)
The Waukegan National Airport is a general aviation facility categorized by the FAA as a "Reliever A...

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Waukegan SportsPark
(Waukegan)
The top sports complex in Northern Illinois which features 14 outdoor soccer fields including a ligh...

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Waukegan Yacht Club
(Waukegan)
Known as the best seat on the lake, WYC's facilities and restaurant, along with its unique waterfron...

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Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center
(Waukegan)
Wedgewood's all-inclusive, customizable packages and 30 years of wedding-planning expertise make pla...

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Zumbier Brewery
(Waukegan)
Zumbier Brewery produces fine small batch beer. Fill growlers, give tours, tap room and food pairing...

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Tacos and Tunes
Ongoing - 09/27/18
Join for live music featuring a local band and all-you-can-eat tacos from 6...

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Family Movie Series
Ongoing - 11/25/18
Family movies showing each Sunday through November.
Summer Solstice Drum Circle
06/21/19
Welcome the longest day of the year with a Drum Circle at the Beach! Bring ...

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Zachary Mortensen The Fire Eating Hypnotist LIVE
06/21/19 - 06/22/19
Watch your friends slip into trance and transform into the stars of the sho...

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Waukegan Band Concert - American Landscapes
06/25/19
The Waukegan Band has provided the community with high quality music since ...

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Thursday Live Trivia at Zumbier
06/13/19 - 06/27/19
Every Thursday at 6:30 Zumbier will heat up your night with live trivia. Fu...

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Air National Guard Band of the Midwest Concert
06/30/19
Enjoy ANG Band of the Midwest (566th AFB) in a FREE concert on the shores o...

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2019 Waukegan American Independence Parade
06/30/19
United we stand! Celebrate America at the Waukegan Park District's 2019 Ame...

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July 4th Fireworks
07/04/19
Celebrate our independence with fireworks at the lakefront! Best spots to s...

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Waukegan Band Concert Series- Asian Splendors & African Sojourns
07/09/19
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to enjo...

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Annual Waukegan Scoop
07/12/19 - 07/13/19
The festival being held on Friday and Saturday will include the Scooping do...

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Creedence Revived: A Tribute to CCR
07/13/19
Creedence Clearwater Revival, led by singer/songwriter John Fogerty, skillf...

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Waukegan Band Concert Series- Latin American Fiestas
07/16/19
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to en...

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ArtWauk
07/20/19
Come out and enjoy the fifth anniversary of ArtWauk with an evening of arts...

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WaukAMole Fest 2019
07/20/19

Love guacamole? Visit Downtown Waukegan on Saturday July 20th from 11am ...

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Waukegan Band Concert Series- Scandinavian Legends & Russian Icons
07/23/19
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to enjo...

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Waukegan Band Concert Series- Dancing Around the Globe
07/30/19
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to en...

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Vinyl Night
Ongoing - 07/31/19
Every Wednesday Tony spin records our or yours! You never know what genre h...

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Waukegan Night Out/Touch a Truck
08/02/19
Join the Waukegan Park District, Waukegan Police Department, Waukegan Fire ...

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Waukegan Band Concert Series- Summer Slide Show
08/06/19
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to en...

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Dan Petty & The Heartshakers
08/17/19
When he was in high school, Dan Grennes was told he bore a striking resembl...

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ArtWauk
08/17/19
Come out for another great time at Waukegan's monthly ArtWauk. Each month t...

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Kenny G at the Genesee Theatre
09/05/19

For over three decades, world-renowned saxophonist Kenny G has made the ...

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Wings Over Waukegan
09/07/19
Viewers will witness great flight performances by the world-renowned aeroba...

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Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation w/ Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez & Jon Gries
09/12/19

It's been 15 years since the indie film Napoleon Dynamite came out of no...

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Napoleon Dynamite Screening and Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Jon Gries
09/12/19
It's been 15 years since the indie film Napoleon Dynamite came out of nowhe...

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Alan Parsons Live Project at Genesee Theater
09/13/19

Alan Parsons Live Project brings back all the progressive, symphonic roc...

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The Genesee Tribute Series - 5 Show Package
05/18/19 - 09/14/19
The Genesee Theatre kicks off its 2019 Tribute Series with five incredible ...

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A Tribute to Patsy Cline
09/14/19
In her Tribute to Patsy Cline, Katie Deal soulfully embodies the sound and ...

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The Capitol Steps at the Genesee Theatre
09/19/19

In 1981, a group of Senate staffers wanted to stage a Nativity play for ...

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UB40 at the Genesee Theatre
09/20/19
Sway to the captivating rhythms of four-time Grammy® nominee and ...

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ArtWauk
09/21/19
Join us for another of our monthly ArtWauk events and experience the arts r...

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Three Dog Night with Special Guest Voyage
10/04/19
From 1969-1975, nobody produced more Top 10 hits, moved more records or sol...

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Waukegan's 8th Annual ZombieWauk
10/19/19
Come out for the Waukegan's ZombieWauk Metal on the Rocks. Stage, lights, w...

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An Evening Travis Tritt at the Genesee Theatre
10/24/19

Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy® Award-winning country artis...

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Boating Season Begins at Waukegan Harbor & Marina
04/01/19 - 11/01/19
The 2019 boating season is officially underway! Take your vessel out on the...

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Brian Regan
11/16/19
Admired by his peers, Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the p...

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ArtWauk
11/16/19
Join us for another of our monthly ArtWauk events and experience the arts r...

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The Piano Guys
11/22/19
The Piano Guys have amassed over 1.5 billion YouTube views and over 2 billi...

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Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing - 12/31/19
Enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch accompanied by a live, Mexican musical tri...

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Jack Benny: From Waukegan to Hollywood
Ongoing - 05/01/20
Memorabilia from the exhibit includes historic photographs of Jack Benny, p...

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Open Mic Thursdays
Ongoing - 02/12/29
Thursdays starting at 8 p.m. is Open Mic Night at Green Town Tavern. Acoust...

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Trivia Time?
Ongoing - 02/12/29
Come out to The Green Town Tavern each Wednesday for two hours of 'Trivia T...

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Wednesday Night Dinners at Bonnie Brook
Ongoing - 02/12/29
Year-round, come and enjoy Bonnie Brook's mouth-watering Wednesday Night Di...

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Karaoke Every Friday Night at 17 North
Ongoing - 02/12/29
Come out with the friends and enjoy a night of karaoke at a great sports ba...

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