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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.

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

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ArtWauk
(Waukegan)
A monthly art show taking place in Waukegan, Illinois every third Saturday of the month. Stroll down...

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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 Fe...

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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 Wau...

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

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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 Lakes...

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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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Hampton Inn & Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Experience warm and friendly service at Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago/Waukegan, centrally located...

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Waukegan
(Waukegan)
Renovated hotel near Six Flags Great America and Naval Station Great Lakes Welcome to the newly r...

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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 with...

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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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Nightshade And Dark's Pandemonium Brewing
(Waukegan)
Nightshade And Dark's Pandemonium Brewing specializes in making delicious craft beer. Their newl...

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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 ...

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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 amen...

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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 beaut...

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

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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 "Relie...

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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...

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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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The Piano Guys at Genesee Theatre
11/22/19

The Piano Guys have amassed over 1.5 billion YouTube views and over 2 bi...

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Beatles Vs. Stones at Genesee Theatre
11/23/19

When it comes to classic rock 'n' roll, music lovers fall into o...

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Breakfast for Dinner on Thanksgivings eve! Pajama Party! at ZümBier
11/27/19

Get cozy and enjoy some live tunes from Kieth Maganine, breakfast offeri...

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Alice Cooper at Genesee Theatre
11/30/19

The godfather of shock-rock Alice Cooper welcomes you back to his nightm...

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2019 Christmas Express (Waukegan to the North Pole on the Metra)
12/06/19

Choo! Choo! In partnership with Metra, we will be going on a trip aboard...

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ElfWauk in Waukegan
12/07/19

The Downtown Waukegan Arts & Entertainment District will kick off th...

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Tree Lighting at Jack Benny Plaza
12/07/19

Join us Saturday December 7th in the Downtown Waukegan Arts & Entert...

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Chris Isaak: 2019 Holiday Tour at Genesee Theatre
12/07/19

Silky vocals, shimmering guitar tones, charismatic good looks… ye...

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2019 Winter Wonder Walk in Downtown Waukegan
12/07/19

The Waukegan Park District, Waukegan Main Street, Heart of the City, and...

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Cimorelli & Voiceplay: A Night Of Holiday, A Cappella, & Hits! at Genesee Theatre
12/13/19

1.1 Billion YouTube Views 5 Million YouTube Subscribers

With p...

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The Elf On The Shelf: A Christmas Musical at Genesee Theatre
12/20/19

The beloved Christmas tradition that continues to capture the hearts of ...

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Kroll's Farm's Christmas Trees
11/29/19 - 12/24/19

Kroll's Farm will have fresh cut Christmas trees for sale. We also w...

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Live Music: Trio Zafiro
Ongoing
Enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch accompanied by a live, Mexican musical tri...

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The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa's Romeo and Juliet at Genesee Theatre
01/18/20

The incomparable National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents 

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Terry Fator at Genesee Theatre
01/24/20

Best of Las Vegas and America's Got Talent Winner
"One o...

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Loverboy & The Tubes at Genesee Theatre
01/25/20

When you think of arena rock bands during the MTV era, few can top the s...

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The Greatest Love of All - the Whitney Houston Tribute Show at Genesee Theatre
02/07/20

Belinda Davids really shines in the critically acclaimed show, The Great...

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The Magic of Bill Blagg Live at Genesee
03/07/20

The Magic of Bill Blagg Live! tour comes to the Genesee Theatre for one ...

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Kenny G at the Genesee Theatre
03/27/20

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

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! At Genesee Theatre
03/28/20

Won't you be my neighbor? Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood™ Liv...

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Jay Leno at the Genesee Theatre
04/18/20

One of the biggest names in comedy returns to The Genesee Theatre!

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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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Home Free: Dive Bar Saints World Tour at Genesee Theatre
05/09/20

In 2013, Home Free won NBC's The Sing-Off, catapulting the a cappell...

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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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