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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



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



Coupon 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



Coupon 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
12/01/18 The Genesee Theatre's Holiday Film Series: The Muppets and Elf
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
The Muppets:
Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and the en...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Nightlife
Waukegan
12/01/18 Selfies with Santa
Urban Edge Gallery
220 W. Clayton Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Visit Urban Edge for selfies with Santa, ornament craft and goodie bags. Th...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Nightlife
Waukegan
12/01/18 Tree Lighting at Jack Benny Plaza
Jack Benny Plaza
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.623.6650
Bring the family and friends to Jack Benny for the Official Tree Lighting! ...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Waukegan
12/02/18 The Colors of Christmas featuring Peabo Bryson, Taylor Dayne, Jon Secada & Deniece Williams
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787

The Colors of Christmas will be a night to rem...Read More

Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
12/07/18 Melissa Etheridge: The Rock Show
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982

Melissa Etheridge will never be accused of mai...Read More

Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
12/08/18 The Magic of the Nutcracker
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Dancenter North's The Magic of the Nutcracker is the largest, most lavish p...Read More
Arts
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
12/08/18 Waukegan's Christmas With the Clauses
Jane Addams Center at Bowen Park
95 Jack Benny Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.360.4700
Families with children over the age of two meet Santa, Mrs. Claus, and an E...Read More
Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Waukegan
12/09/18 A Magical Cirque Christmas
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787

Celebrate the holiday season with the world's greatest variety show! Fea...Read More

Family
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Waukegan
12/14/18 Warrant, Slaughter and the Lynch Mob at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
Known for heavy, melodic rock anthems and emotional ballads, Warrant return...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Waukegan
12/15/18 Michael McDonald
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.729.7244
You know the voice. Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and five-time Gr...Read More
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
01/01/19 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge in Waukegan
Waukegan Municipal Beach
201 Sea Horse Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.360.4700
Tis the season for freezin'! Join the Waukegan Park District and the City o...Read More
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Waukegan
01/12/19 Billy Gardell at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787

Best known as Chicago police officer Mike Biggs in the hit sitcom Mike &...Read More

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

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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