Holiday Events & Activities

Next weekend, holiday your way to some fun in Lake County!

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Tis the season to be in Lake County.

Lake County is home to various holiday festivities and traditions, delectable eats and other activities to Holiday Your Way.

Experience the lights from your car, take the family out for a holiday dinner or meetup, or toast to the season with some spirited "jingle" juice
on the Lake County Libation trail. Whatever way you holiday, make your spirits bright by heading to one of these land of lakes festive happenings.


National Travel & Tourism Week: the Future of Travel in Lake County
05/19/24 - 05/25/24
National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is an annual celebration that under...

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Illinois Brass Band Memorial Day Concert at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center
05/26/24
The Illinois Brass Band returns to the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civi...

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Honoring Our Heroes with Julia Siciliano at Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
05/26/24
Honor a hero in your life, and attend this moving concert series! This even...

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Libertyville Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
05/27/24
Libertyville's Memorial Day Ceremony will take place on Monday, May 27....

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Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony in Waukegan
05/27/24
Join the City of Waukegan and partners in honoring all those who have peris...

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Wauconda Memorial Day Parade
05/27/24
The parade kicks off May 29, 2023 at 10:00am and travels along Main Street ...

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Lake Zurich Memorial Day Ceremony
05/27/24
Remember those fallen soldiers as Lake Zurich commemorates these U.S. heroe...

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Memorial Day Parade in Mundelein
05/27/24
The American Legion Post #867 and the Village of Mundelein invite all men a...

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Lincolnshire Memorial Day Commemoration
05/27/24
Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony Plan to join us for this renowned homet...

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Memorial Day Bash at Harbor Brewing Co. Lakefront Biergarten
05/27/24
Time To Ring In Summer Join the Winthrop Harbor Lake County Libation Trail ...

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Pride Celebration at Six Flags Great America
06/01/24 - 06/02/24
Celebrate Pride Month at Six Flags Great America! Don’t miss the c...

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Return of the Flock Featuring Jerry Goodman at Ravinia Festival
06/07/24
Columbia and Mercury recording artists The Flock were considered to be well...

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CicadaFest at Ryerson Woods
06/09/24
Join the Lake County Forest Preserve District to celebrate all things insec...

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Kronos Quartet at Ravinia Festival
06/13/24
One of the most influential chamber groups of our time, the Kronos Quartet ...

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Divi Roxx Kids at Ravinia Festival
06/15/24
Divi Roxx Kids is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and young ad...

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Juneteenth Lake County 2024 at Foss Park
06/14/24 - 06/16/24
Welcome to the vibrant Juneteenth festival, where culture and community sup...

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Jazz Grandstand at Ravinia Festival
06/18/24
Ravinia Steans Music Institute's Jazz Program is focused on composition...

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Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue with Rapper Big Boi at Ravinia Festival
06/19/24
Trombone Shorty, also known as Troy Andrews, is on a mission to bring the s...

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#LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest
03/19/24 - 06/20/24
The phrase, "take a picture it'll last longer," takes new mea...

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Celebrating Cicadas Exhibit at the Dunn Museum
04/27/24 - 08/04/24
Coming to your forest preserves and yards: periodical cicadas (Magicicada s...

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El Mercadito Farmers Market Round Lake Beach
06/01/24 - 08/10/24
This isn’t any regular farmers market. This is El Mercadito Farmer...

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Antioch Farmers Market
06/20/24 - 09/12/24
Local farmers, crafters and other artesians gather each Thursday to offer g...

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Gurnee Farmers Market at Saratoga Square
06/09/24 - 09/15/24
Find locally grown or produced foods at this new farmers market. Find delic...

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Beer Garden at Independence Grove
05/04/24 - 09/28/24
The Beer Garden at Independence Grove in Libertyville will open o...

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