Lake County, Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau - Things to Do – Calendar of Events
800-Lake-Now
Visit Lake County Logo

Calendar of Events

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.

* All efforts have been made to verify information prior to publishing, however, changes do occur. Please contact event producers directly to verify times of operation, location and admission price.


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
Home School Days at Six Flags Great America
08/19/19 - 08/23/19

Home school students, get ready for a fantastic field trip. Spend the da...

View More


 
Bass Pro Shop's Labor Day Festival
08/31/19 - 09/01/19

Join Bass Pro Shop for Labor Day celebrations!

Don't ...

View More


 
Sounds of Summer - Bella Cain
09/05/19

Join Gurnee Park District for Bella Cain performing as part of our free ...

View More


 
Out in the Park
09/07/19

Join us for the annual LGBT Private Party on Saturday, September 7, 2019...

View More


 
Gurnee's Touch a Truck
09/13/19

See vehicles from Gurnee Park District, Gurnee Public Works, Gurnee Poli...

View More


 
Coaster Challenge at Six Flags
09/21/19

Six Flag Great America and Special Olympics Illinois have teamed up for ...

View More


 
East Grand Farmers & Artisans Market
07/21/19 - 10/20/19

The second year of the East Grand Farmers & Artisans Market will beg...

View More


 
Fright Fest presented by Snickers at Six Flags Great America
09/14/19 - 11/03/19

Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS®, is back for select days Septemb...

View More


 
Annual Legions of Craft Beer Fest at Six Flags Great America
11/09/19

Gather with fellow lovers of specialty craft brews for Gurnee&rs...

View More


 
Holiday in the Park at Six Flags
11/23/19 - 12/31/19

The thrill capital of the Midwest announces Holiday in the Park at Six F...

View More


 
Jump & Meal Deal All Day - Jump All Day
Ongoing
Wednesday & Thursday Jump & Meal Deal - $15.99/Jumper Jump All Day + 1 ...

View More


 
Jump N Jam Fridays
Ongoing
Plenty of Jumping & Jamming going on Fridays at Jump America. Admission inc...

View More


 
Tot Time Wednesdays
Ongoing
Bring your tot and jump for only $8. One parent jumps for free with each pa...

View More


 
Bingo Tuesdays
Ongoing
Free to play, prizes given out each round. Grand prize is always something...

View More


 
Kids Eat Free Tuesday
Ongoing
Kids eat free! Bring the family out every Tuesday for family days. Kids age...

View More


 
Jump Fitness
Ongoing
Come out to the popular event Jump Fitness. Workout with the whole body and...

View More


 
Tuesday Night Trivia at Timothy O'Toole's
Ongoing
Come out to Timothy O'Toole's Pub every Tuesday night for trivia. While out...

View More


 
Karaoke Thursdays at Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Ongoing
Come out Thursday nights for karaoke night. Pick out a song and sing away. ...

View More


 
WIN A Boat for a Day!