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City of Waukegan

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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.

Waukegan Beach Lake Michigan



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



Base 42 Grill
Located in the Ramada Inn, this newly renovated restaurant a fresh contemporary design, showcases American cuisine and local Midwest flavors. Open dai...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



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



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Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
07/21/18 ArtWauk
Downtown Waukegan
Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.623.6650
Come out and enjoy the fifth anniversary of ArtWauk with an evening of arts...Read More
Arts
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
07/31/18 Waukegan Band Concert Series
Stiner Pavilion
201 Seahorse Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to ?...Read More
Family
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Waukegan
08/03/18 Explore the Lake Michigan Water Trail
Waukegan Harbor
55 S. Harbor Place
Waukegan, IL 60085
Activities for August 3:
  • French Fur Trader Reenactor
  • Paddling...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Family
Outdoor
Sports / Recreation
Waukegan
08/05/18 Josh Turner at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.982.2787
With his Southern charm, deep voice and down-home good looks, multi-platinu...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Waukegan
08/07/18 Waukegan Band Concert Series
Stiner Pavilion
201 Seahorse Drive
Waukegan, IL 60044
Bring a lawn chair, picnic basket, friends, neighbors and relatives to ?...Read More
Family
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Waukegan
08/09/18 Genesee Theatre Summer Film Series Presents Movies, Music and Meals: Dreamgirls
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.263.6300
Genesee Summer Film Series presents Movies, Music and Meals! Join us for a ...Read More
Family
Nightlife
Waukegan
08/11/18-
08/12/18
Blues on the Water & BBQ Festival
The Harbor's Edge
175 N. Harbor Place
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.996.0115
Join us for the 2nd "Blues on the Water" Blues Fest at the Harbor's Edge. T...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Dining
Family
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Waukegan
08/18/18 ArtWauk
Downtown Waukegan
Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.623.6650
Come out for another great time at Waukegan's monthly ArtWauk. Each month t...Read More
Arts
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
08/24/18-
08/26/18
Waukegan Music Festival
Downtown Waukegan
203 Waukegan Road
Waukegan, IL 60085
Celebrate culture, music, food and carnival at Waukegan's Music Festival. <...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Shopping
Waukegan
09/08/18 Northern Illinois Airshow - Wings Over Waukegan
Waukegan Regional Airport
2882 W Plane Rest Drive
Waukegan, IL 60087
Voice: 847.244.0055
Viewers will witness great flight performances by the world-renowned aeroba...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Sports / Recreation
Waukegan
09/13/18 Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: The Scared Scriptless Tour
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.729.7244
Armed with nothing more than their razor sharp wit, Whose Line Is It Anyway...Read More
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
09/15/18 ArtWauk
Downtown Waukegan
Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.775.0088
Join us for another of our monthly ArtWauk events and experience the arts r...Read More
Arts
Dining
Music
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Waukegan
09/15/18 Paul Rodriguez at the Genesee Theatre
Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 800.729.7244
Comedy icon Paul Rodriguez has been making audiences laugh for over three d...Read More
Nightlife Waukegan

Ongoing Events
Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
Ongoing Summer Concert Series
Waukegan Public Library
203 Waukegan Road
Waukegan, IL 60044
Come out to the Waukegan Public Library to listen to class-act live music e...Read More
Music Waukegan
Ongoing Grillin' and Chillin' at Bonnie Brook
Bonnie Brook Golf Course
2800 N. Lewis Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
Voice: 847.360.4736
Come visit us for your favorite entertainers every Tuesday in the summer. O...Read More
Dining Waukegan




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