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City of Highland Park
Celebrating 150 years...

847-432-0800
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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/Taste of Highland Park (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.

Downtown Highland Park in Lake County, IL



Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
Here's the 411. The Highland Park pie makers create exceptionally delicious pizza that is fresh and made from scratch. In 180 seconds, your artisanal ...Read More



Bluegrass Restaurant
Bluegrass is a casual restaurant located in Highland Park. With a cozy setting nestled into the west side of town it is a true destination dining loca...Read More



Centennial Ice Arena
Centennial is a premier regional teaching center for both ice skating and gymnastics, with a highly qualified staff and progressive programming. The f...Read More



City of Highland Park
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 live...Read More



Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook
The Courtyard by Marriott in Highland Park/Northbrook features rooms with a comfortable sitting area, large work desks, two phones with data ports, fr...Read More



Danny Cunniff Park
Formerly known as Centennial Park, Danny Cunniff Park was renamed, remodeled and dedicated in 1999 after the Park District received the largest privat...Read More



Coupon Downtown Highland Park

The vibrant downtown Highland Park district contains an upscale outdoor shopping destination filled with unique boutiques, jewelry stores, home dec...Read More



Events by Allyne
A full service planning event company that can assist with all aspects of the planning process to ensure that planning an event should be fun and exc...Read More



Events by Michael's
A full service events company specializing in "Chicago-Style Entertaining" with an upscale twist brought to you by Michael's Red Hots in Highland Park...Read More



Heller Nature Center
Visitors can enjoy a 97-acre preserve with oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna and natural wetlands. Three miles of trails offer natu...Read More



Hidden Creek Aqua Park
No matter what your age, you will have fun at Hidden Creek AquaPark speeding down the water slides, free falling from the drop slide, climbing through...Read More



Highland Park Chamber of Commerce
The Highland Park Chamber of Commerce's membership includes businesses, service organizations and individuals. Our mission is to promote, support and ...Read More



Highland Park Country Club
Perfectly situated on Chicago's North Shore, Highland Park Country Club provides all of its guests with a spectacular view of the newly designed, natu...Read More



Highland Park Historical Society
The Highland Park Historical Society was formed in 1966. The Society's mission is to discover, preserve, provide access to and disseminate the history...Read More



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



Judy's Pizzeria
Judy's Pizzeria is a family-owned, local pizzeria serving the best pizza in town! The pizzeria was established in 1979 in Deerfield, a small suburb ou...Read More



La Casa De Isaac & Moishe Mexican Restaurant
This is a Kosher Mexican-style restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a family-owned and operated restaurant, Isaac and Moishe contin...Read More



Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
The Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents a rare opportunity to visit one of the last remaining ravine and bluff ecosystems in the Chicago region. The...Read More



Park Avenue Beach & Boating Facility
Park Avenue features a concrete ramp and sand launching ramp, two parking lots, three boat storage and is home to the North Shore Yacht Club. The faci...Read More



Park District of Highland Park
The Park District of Highland Park, founded in 1909, operates and manages over 650 acres of land in 44 park areas, and offers approximately 3,000 recr...Read More



Ravinia Brewing Company
Cozy taproom and taco bar located in the historic Ravinia District. Features amazing beer, live music and an expansive beer garden....Read More



Ravinia Farmers Market
Wednesdays, June 5-October 30; 7a.m.-1p.m.
Come out on Wednesday mornings and enjoy picking out fresh produce, fruits and much more. ...Read More



Ravinia Festival
Ravinia Festival is the oldest music festival in North America and is lauded for presenting world-class music in an inviting, natural environment. The...Read More



Rosewood Beach & Interpretive Center
The newly restored Rosewood features: a nature cove for ecological and nature programs, guarded swimming c beach, and a recreation beach. Nestled aga...Read More



Ruby of Siam
Ruby of Siam has been recognized for its outstanding Thai cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff.

TheThai restaurant is known for its mod...Read More



Sunset Valley Golf Course
Sunset Valley is closed for course and clubhouse renovations until summer 2018. Course improvements and enhancements include upgrades to tees, fai...Read More



That Little French Guy
The French Cafe believes their customers deserve the best and for that reason, every product they sell is entirely hand-crafted and most of their past...Read More



The Art Center Highland Park
A not-for-profit visual arts organization since 1960, The Art Center Highland Park (TAC) provides a visual arts education to Highland Park and its sur...Read More



The Highland Park Community House
Located just a few steps from one of the most exciting business districts on the North Shore, the Highland Park Community House is the prime center fo...Read More



Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
04/27/19 Arbor Day Celebration
Jens Jensen Park
486 Roger Williams Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035
More than a dozen local businesses and sustainability organizations will of...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Holiday / Seasonal
Outdoor
Highland Park
05/04/19 Einav Yarden: Piano
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Program
Bach: Partita No. 4
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13
...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
05/04/19-
05/05/19
Bryan Wallick at Ravinia
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Pianist Bryan Wallick will lend his “naturally singing tone [and] ability t...Read More
Family
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
05/11/19 Thorwald Jorgensen
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Program:
Franck: Violin Sonata
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Tch...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
05/11/19 Highland Park HP150 Bus Tours
Highland Park
1707 St. Johns Ave
Highland Park, IL
The HP150 Architecture Committee has coordinated three exciting Highland Pa...Read More
Arts
Family
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Highland Park
05/13/19 The Queens Bees' 5K
445 Central Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035
The 8th Annual Embrace the Race 5k, will be held on Mother’s Day, Sunday, ...Read More
Outdoor
Running
Six Flags
Highland Park
05/18/19 North Shore Yacht Club Open House
Park Avenue Boating Fcaility
21 Park Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035
Come take a Tour. Adult & Youth Sailing Courses, Kayaking & Stand Up Paddle...Read More
Boating / Fishing
Sports / Recreation
Highland Park
05/31/19 RamseyFest at Ravinia Festival
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights
Philip Bailey of EWF
John Pizzarell...Read More
Festival / Fair
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Highland Park
06/01/19 Tash Sultana with Pierce Brothers
Ravinia Festvial
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
After selling out multiple tours worldwide and blowing away festival audien...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Music
Outdoor
Highland Park
06/01/19-
06/02/19
Concert Dance Inc.
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
James Morehead, piano
Welz Kauffman, piano

Program to include C...Read More

Family
Festival / Fair
Nightlife
Theatre / Cultural Arts
Highland Park
06/02/19 North Shore Classic Half Marathon and 5K
Downtown Highland Park
Park Avenue and St. Johns
Highland Park, IL 60035
Enjoy a beautiful run through Highland Park’s most scenic spots.

The No...Read More

Family
Outdoor
Running
Sports / Recreation
Highland Park
06/06/19 Rob Thomas: Chip Tooth Tour
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Former lead singer of Matchbox 20, Rob Thomas will swoon audiences with smo...Read More
Festival / Fair
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Highland Park
06/07/19 RSMI “Bridges” Composition Competition
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
World premiere of 'Staircase' by Michael Orenstein, the winning piece in RS...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
06/07/19 Josh Groban Bridges Tour
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in...Read More
Family
Festival / Fair
Music
Nightlife
Outdoor
Highland Park

Ongoing Events
Dates Event Name/Description Event Type City
Ongoing Ravinia Farmers Market
Ravinia Farmers Market
200 Ravinia Park Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.561.1302
Since 1978, Ravinia Farmers Market has been a leading producer of some of t...Read More
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