Dedicated to the preservation of the historic downtown. Representing a variety of downtown restaurants, an array of shops and services and entertainment, including the famous Genesee Theatre and ArtWauk, held the third Saturday of every month with free access to all venues. WMS receives support from all sectors of the community: residents, small business owners, property owners, developers, the City of Waukegan, and other entities. These partnerships have helped WMS to lead the way toward a more vibrant downtown that is drawing people and activities back to its core.
No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.