Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau - Things to Do – Calendar of Events
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Next Weekend is just around the corner! Make plans for a night out with dinner and then head to a show at the Genesee Theatre. The kids will love looking at classic cars and movie cars at Volo Auto Museum or enjoy the outdoors at the Lake County Forest Preserve. With summer right around the corner, we can enjoy Lake County staples like Ravinia Festival and Six Flags Great America.

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Grayslake Color Aloft Balloon Festival
Grayslake, IL

Potawatomi Trails Pow Wow
Zion, IL

Port Clinton Art Festival
Highland Park, IL

North Shore Wine, Beer & Cigar Fest
Libertyville, IL

Food Truck Fridays
Lincolnshire, IL

Bess Bower Dunn Day at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
Libertyville, IL
Live Music at Mickey Finns Brewery
Ongoing
Come out to Mickey Finn's every Friday and Saturday night a enjoy live ente...

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Car Fun on 21
09/18/19
Last show for the season! Vintage cars 25 years or older in mint condition ...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
09/06/19
Come downtown & see what’s happening on Main Street! Perhaps a wine tastin...

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Trivia Night at Austins
Ongoing
Come out to Austin's every Wednesday night and test your knowledge. Every w...

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Kid's Eat Free Tuesday's at Mickey Finns
Ongoing
Bring the kids out and enjoy a great meal. Kids 12 and under eat free every...

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Buy One, Eat Two Every Wednesday
Ongoing
Every Wednesday, all night long buy one burger and get one free, with the p...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
12/06/19
Come downtown & see what’s happening on Main Street! Perhaps a wine tastin...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
11/01/19
From 6-9 pm the downtown merchants invite you to stop in their stores for s...

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First Fridays on MainStreet Libertyville
10/04/19

Come downtown from 6-9 pm and catch the excitement! The merchants and r...

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Breakfast With Santa at Lambs Farm
12/14/19 - 12/15/19
Ho Ho Ho! Despite his very busy schedule, Santa is making his annual trek t...

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Fall on the Farm
09/21/19 - 09/22/19
Lambs Farm will be hosting Fall on the Farm, a family friendly event Saturd...

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Small Business Saturday Libertyville Shopping Tour
11/30/19
Visit downtown Libertyville November 24th for Small Business Saturday. Shop...

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Dickens of a Holiday
12/07/19
It’s an exciting and festive time in Downtown Libertyville during Dickens o...

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Dickens of a Holiday
12/14/19
It’s an exciting and festive time in Downtown Libertyville during Dickens o...

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Lambs Farm - Farmyard Open for the Season
04/15/19 - 10/27/19
Mark your calendars for April 15, the opening day of the farmyard season! W...

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MainStreet Libertyville's Farmers Market
Ongoing
Imagine fresh produce picked yesterday and ready for your table today. Als...

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Trick or Treat on MainStreet
10/31/19
Bring your children dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes downtown. ...

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Twilight Shuffle 5K Run ***CANCELLED***
09/01/19

This popular family event is enjoyed by all year after year! 2018 will b...

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North Shore Wine, Beer & Cigar Fest in Libertyville
08/24/19

In its ninth annual hosting, the Festival will offer tastings of over 10...

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Arctic Frog Endurance Run
12/14/19
“Arctic Frog” Endurance Run is a beginner’s Ultra marathon. This scenic cou...

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Marvelocity: The Art Of Alex Ross
03/09/19 - 09/08/19
The work of a renowned comic book artist is coming to the Dunn Museum in Li...

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Improv Comedy
Ongoing
Improv Playhouse Comedy Shows Ongoing- Saturday Nights 7:30p Family F...

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Stand Up Comedy- Improv Playhouse
Ongoing
Stand-Up comedy the FIRST FRIDAY of every month FOR ADVANCE TICKETS CALL 8...

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CarFun on 21 - September 18, 2019 Classic Car Show
09/18/19
The classic car show features vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles, 25 year...

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Karaoke at Mickey Finns
06/13/19 - 08/29/19
Think you can sing? Come out to Mickey Finn's on Thursday nights. Normally ...

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Bess Bower Dunn Day at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
08/23/19

Celebrate Bess Bower Dunn’s birthday with Free Museum admissi...

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Farmyard Wine & Paint Night at Lambs Farm
09/06/19

Join Lambs Farm for a fun evening with Artist @ Heart as we paint a...

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