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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 golf course, world-c...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
Market is open Wednesdays, June 6-October 31; 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
02/15/19 Ewww-Mazing
Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.433.6901
Squish, plop, bloop, crunch.

Find and create your own animal scat, iden...Read More

Family Highland Park
02/15/19 Cozy Campfire
Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
Spend time inside our Nature Center building learning the different ways an...Read More
Family
Nightlife
Outdoor
Highland Park
02/16/19 WindSync
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100

Program to include:
Marc Mellits: Wind Quintet
Ginastera: ...Read More

Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
02/18/19 Snowbirds and Songs
Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center
883 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 8447.433.6901
Get out of hibernation and come warm up at Rosewood Interpretive Center by ...Read More
Family
Outdoor
Highland Park
02/19/19 Chicago's Black Metropolis
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.432.7090
Highland Park Historical Society presents ‘Chicago’s Black Metropolis’, foc...Read More
Family
Nightlife
Highland Park
02/23/19 Laurie Rubin
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Program

Program to include classic songs by Liszt and Poulenc; oper...Read More

Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
03/02/19 Henhouse Prowlers
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.226.5100
About The Artist:
Having been official cultural ambassadors of blueg...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
03/09/19 Ethan Uslan
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
About The Artist:
Ragtime and jazz pianist Ethan Uslan shares his de...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
03/23/19 Ravinia Jazz Mentors
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
About The Artist:
For over 20 years, Chicago’s connection to jazz ha...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
03/30/19 Reentko Dirks
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
About The Artist:
A versatile virtuoso of the guitar, Reentko Dirks ...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
04/06/19 RSMI Piano and Strings
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Program:
Timo Andres: Piano Trio
Schubert: Rosamunde String Quar...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
04/13/19 Callisto Quartet
Ravinia Festival
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Voice: 847.266.5100
Program:
Thomas Ades: The Four Quarters
Beethoven: String Quarte...Read More
Music
Nightlife
Highland Park
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

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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