The City of Highland Park in Lake County, Illinois
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The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for everyone. Enjoy one of the most walkable and lively downtowns in Lake County offering unique shopping and exceptional restaurants. You can stroll from one end to the other to shop, dine and take in a day of beauty just a few minutes from scenic parks and the award-winning Rosewood Beach.

Annually, the city hosts an array of festivals and events like Highland Park's Arbor Day (late April), Food Truck Thursdays (Jun.-Sept.) Ravinia Festival® (Jun.-Sept.), Bitter Jester® Music Festival (early Sept.), Port Clinton Art Fest (late Aug.) and more.

Recognized for art and culture, Highland Park is home to Ravinia Festival, a world-class entertainment venue hosting a variety of the most renowned musicians in pop, classical, jazz, vocal as well as dance performers in a spectacular outdoor setting. Bask in nature and sport with one of the Land of Lincoln's oldest park districts: the Park District of Highland Park. The park district boasts amenities like Sunset Valley Golf Course, Centennial Ice Arena, Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach and more.  Pamper your taste buds with the assorted flavors of Lake County libations at Ravinia Brewing Company. The Highland Park brewpub also features delectable eats from visiting food trucks.

Recline, relax, recharge and repeat all weekend while staying at Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook. Great eats, fascinating arts & culture, vibrant mom & pop shops and more are just some of the reasons you should visit Highland Park, Illinois.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
(Highland Park)
Here's the 411. The Highland Park pie makers create exceptionally delicious pizza that is fresh and ...

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Bluegrass Restaurant
(Highland Park)
Bluegrass is a casual restaurant located in Highland Park. With a cozy setting nestled into the west...

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Centennial Ice Arena
(Highland Park)
Centennial is a premier regional teaching center for both ice skating and gymnastics, with a highly ...

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City of Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The City of Highland Park is the progressive and vibrant heart of the North Shore with something for...

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Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook
(Highland Park)
The Courtyard by Marriott in Highland Park/Northbrook features rooms with a comfortable sitting area...

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Danny Cunniff Park
(Highland Park)
Formerly known as Centennial Park, Danny Cunniff Park was renamed, remodeled and dedicated in 1999 a...

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Downtown Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The vibrant downtown Highland Park district contains an upscale outdoor shopping destination filled ...

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Events by Allyne
(Highland Park)
A full service planning event company that can assist with all aspects of the planning process to en...

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Events by Michael's
(Highland Park)
A full service events company specializing in "Chicago-Style Entertaining" with an upscale twist bro...

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Heller Nature Center
(Highland Park)
Visitors can enjoy a 97-acre preserve with oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna and ...

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Hidden Creek Aqua Park
(Highland Park )
No matter what your age, you will have fun at Hidden Creek AquaPark speeding down the water slides, ...

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Highland Park Chamber of Commerce
(Highland Park)
The Highland Park Chamber of Commerce's membership includes businesses, service organizations an...

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Highland Park Country Club
(Highland Park)
Perfectly situated on Chicago's North Shore, Highland Park Country Club provides all of its guests w...

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Highland Park Historical Society
(Highland Park)
The Highland Park Historical Society was formed in 1966. The Society's mission is to discover, p...

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Highland Park Public Library
(Highland Park)
Founded in 1887, the historic library is filled with boundless amounts of knowledge from cover to co...

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Judy's Pizzeria
(Highland Park)
Judy's Pizzeria is a family-owned, local pizzeria serving the best pizza in town! The pizzeria w...

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La Casa De Isaac & Moishe Mexican Restaurant
(Highland Park)
This is a Kosher Mexican-style restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a family-owne...

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Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
(Highland Park)
The Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents a rare opportunity to visit one of the last remaining ravi...

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Park Avenue Beach & Boating Facility
(Highland Park)
Park Avenue features a concrete ramp and sand launching ramp, two parking lots, three boat storage a...

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Park District of Highland Park
(Highland Park)
The Park District of Highland Park, founded in 1909, operates and manages over 650 acres of land in ...

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Ravinia Brewing Company
(Highland Park)
Cozy taproom and taco bar located in the historic Ravinia District. Features amazing beer, live musi...

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Ravinia Farmers Market
(Highland Park)
Wednesdays, June 5-October 30; 7a.m.-1p.m. Come out on Wednesday mornings and enjoy picking out fre...

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Ravinia Festival
(Highland Park)
Ravinia Festival is the oldest music festival in North America and is lauded for presenting world-cl...

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Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center
(Highland Park)
The newly restored Rosewood features: a nature cove for ecological and nature programs, guarded swim...

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Ruby of Siam
(Highland Park)
Ruby of Siam has been recognized for its outstanding Thai cuisine, excellent service and friendly st...

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Sunset Valley Golf Course
(Highland Park)
Sunset Valley is closed for course and clubhouse renovations until summer 2018. Course improvements ...

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That Little French Guy
(Highland Park)
The French Cafe believes their customers deserve the best and for that reason, every product they se...

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The Art Center Highland Park
(Highland Park)
A not-for-profit visual arts organization since 1960, The Art Center Highland Park (TAC) provides a ...

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The Highland Park Community House
(Highland Park)
Located just a few steps from one of the most exciting business districts on the North Shore, the Hi...

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Anne Akiko Meyers with Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
08/19/19
Lucerne Symphony Orchestra hails from the Swiss town where Rachmaninoff liv...

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RSMI Singers World Premiere
08/20/19
American Classic Songs Program to feature works by John Musto, including a...

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George Li with Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
08/20/19
Program:
Prokofiev: Scherzo and March from The Love for Three Orang...

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Philippe Quint Celebrates the Music of Charlie Chaplin Films
08/21/19
Chaplin's Smile
Schoenberg: Piece in D minor
Chaplin: The T...

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Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti
08/22/19
Program
Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti...

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Sting: My Songs Tour
08/23/19 - 08/24/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Opera for the Young: Super Storm
08/24/19
Super Storm is a lively and engaging piece that demonstrates to young audie...

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Pianist Marie-Ange Nguci
08/24/19
Program:
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 5
Franck: Prelude, Aria,...

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Port Clinton Art Festival
08/24/19 - 08/25/19

Amdur Productions coordinates this well renowned juried art festival tha...

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Gil Shaham Plays Brahms with The Knights
08/26/19
Program:
Ligeti: Molto vivace from Concert românesc
Brahms: V...

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Bernstein's Candide
08/28/19
Program
Bernstein: Candide...

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An Evening with Michael Feinstein and Christine Ebersole
08/29/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Jory Vinikour: Goldberg Variations
08/30/19
Program
Bach: Goldberg Variations...

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O.A.R. and American Authors at Ravinia Festival
08/30/19
O.A.R. first began to develop their unique sound while in high school in Ro...

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Dan Tepfer: Classical Piano
08/31/19
Enjoy an afternoon of classical piano with renowned artist, Dan Tepfer....

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Dan Tepfer: Jazz Piano with Miguel Zenon
08/31/19
Enjoy an evening of classical piano with renowned artists, Dan Tepfer and M...

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Queen Latifah and Common
08/31/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Steely Dan
09/01/19 - 09/02/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Mames Babegenush
09/02/19
Klezmer music meets Scandinavian soundscapes....

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Lenny Kravitz at Ravinia
09/07/19
Ravinia has just announced that Lenny Kravitz, who turned in one of the bes...

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Yevgeny Kutik
09/07/19
Program:
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 2
Schnittke: Violin Son...

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Alon Goldstein
09/08/19
Program
The Art of Imagination: The Generational Influence of Domenico...

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Kesha
09/08/19
Grab a spot on the lawn or reserve your seat in the pavilion for an evening...

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Francesca Dego: Red Violin Caprices
09/10/19
Program
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Ballade for violin and piano
Respi...

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Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway
09/10/19
Program
Doppler (arr. James Galway): Andante and Rondo for two flute...

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Highland Park's Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays
06/06/19 - 09/12/19

Food Truck Thursdays with Music in the Park will return to the Ravinia D...

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Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays
Ongoing
Food Truck Thursdays with Music in the Park will return to the Ravinia Dist...

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Mary J. Blige
09/13/19
Friday, September 13 A nine-time Grammy winner and multiple Oscar, Golde...

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Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest
09/14/19
A donation will cover a plate of food and a commemorative gift....

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 Morrissey with special guest Interpol
09/14/19
Saturday, September 14 One of the groups on the leading edge of the post...

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The Performer's School: Cinderella
09/14/19
Enjoy several performances of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella as Ravinia...

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Morrissey
09/14/19
Performance shown on lawn video screen ...

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The Performer's School: Cinderella
09/15/19
Enjoy an afternoon of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella as Ravinia Festiva...

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Coco: Film with Orchestra
09/15/19
Fiesta Ravinia: Daylong celebration of Mexican culture, including Latin cui...

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Considering Matthew Shepard: Command Encore!
09/12/19 - 09/29/19
In association with Center on Halsted One of Chicago Tribune's 10 best c...

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North Shore Turkey Trot 5K and 10K
11/28/19
On November 28th, the North Shore Turkey Trot is headed back to beautiful H...

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Sunday Brunch at the Taproom
Ongoing
Our Weekly Sunday Brunch delivers everything from Breakfast Burritos accomp...

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Crafting Workshops
Ongoing
Crafting Workshops for all ages!...

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