Now through the end of the year, head to Lake County, Illinois for festive family fun and holiday activities that will fill you with holiday cheer. Discover and explore Lake County during the most wonderful time of the year. Lake County is home to a plethora of Christmas traditions, holiday festivities, meet and greets with Jolly old St. Nick, shopping sprees, delectable eats and other activities perfect for the whole family. Keep scrolling to find your holiday experience!.
November and December in Lake County is a showcase of phenomenal happenings from shopping in the retail stores of Gurnee Mills and Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills, to local mom and pop shops in downtowns Antioch, Waukegan, Historic Downtown Long Grove, Libertyville, Highland Park and more. Marvel at the spectacular spectrum of lights from the Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Great America and Santa's Rock N' Lights at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake to the Dickens Holiday Village and Kringle's Christmas Village in downtown Antioch to walking in the winter wonderland in the Lake County Forest Preserves.
Lake County is also home to some of the finest cuisine in Illinois. Continue here to find your favorite entrée or a new delectable dish. Take a break from shopping and experience the Lake County Libation Trail to taste an array of locally created holiday spirits and brews. While we still endure the effects of the public health crisis, All of this and more is here in Lake County, your holiday destination. Fill yourself with holiday cheer in Lake County.