3 for FREE – 4th of July Edition

It’s 3 for FREE! Our picks for this weekend’s FREE family fun in Lake County. This weekend we have an expanded edition with all the best FREE 4th of July events and activities.  Get out and enjoy a little Lake County!
You can find even more things to do this weekend on our calendar.
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Please remember to click the link for full details on each event. Little Lake County is not responsible for changes or cancellations.

Friday 29 June

All Day  Mundelein Community Days
{Mundelein} Event includes musical performances, food, drinks, car show, carnival, activities for kids and adults, and much more.

1:00 p.m. Family Fun Fridays, Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
{Round Lake Beach} Chicago’s best-rated magician for children and family audiences. The Great Scott’s magic shows are hysterically funny for all ages and feature the levitation of an audience member!

1:00 p.m. Tie-Dye for the Fourth of July, Fremont Public Library
{Mundelein } All ages: Bring one white t-shirt that has already been washed and dried, and turn it into a red, white, and blue work of art!

4:00 p.m. Kick Off to Summer, Bright Horizons
{Deer Park} Join Bright Horizons for games, crafts, dinner and special entertainment for the whole family.

6:30 p.m. Concert in the Park, Community Park
{Hawthorn Woods} Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park, hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres. Check the village website for performance schedule.

8:00 p.m. Movie in the Park, Deerpath Community Park
{Vernon Hills} Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a free movie under the stars! The movie will begin at dusk in Deerpath Park. Park at the Cherokee Road entrance and walk north to the viewing area.

Saturday 30 June

All Day, Mundelein Community Days
{Mundelein} Event includes musical performances, food, drinks, car show, carnival, activities for kids and adults, and much more.

9:30 a.m. Arbor Walk, Century Park Pavilion
{Vernon Hills}Families will enjoy a guided walk in our newly accredited Century Park Arboretum with a certified arborist.

11:00 a.m. 35th Annual Customer Appreciation Day, The People’s Choice Family Fun Center
{Waukegan} Celebration includes free pony rides, games, hot dogs, inflatables and more.

3:00 p.m. Taste of Grayslake, Central Park
{Grayslake} A city tradition. Join the village of Grayslake for live music, kids rides and activities, food, and fireworks at dusk. Parking at Grayslake Middle School and Grayslake High School.

4:00 p.m. Celebrate Fox Lake, Lakefront Park
{Fox Lake} Family Activities, games, food and beer tent at Lakefront Park begins after the parade.

Sunday 1 July

All Day  Mundelein Community Days
{Mundelein} Event includes musical performances, food, drinks, car show, carnival, activities for kids and adults, and much more.

1:00 p.m. Independence Day Parade & Festival
{Waukegan} The American Independence Parade starts at 1:00 p.m. and follows Sheridan Road north to Greenwood Avenue. American Independence Festival, which runs from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00  p.m. in Bowen Park, includes a petting zoo, dunk tank, pony rides, main stage, skate park expo, food vendors, arts and crafts and children’s games.

2:00 p.m. 4th of July Parade
{Mundelein} The parade will form in the Mundelein Metra Station parking lot and will run west on Division Street from the Metra lot to California Avenue, north to Hawley Street, then west to Mundelein High School.

5:00 p.m. Summer Concert Series, Kracklauer Park
{Mundelein} Bring some snacks and drinks and have an enjoyable evening in the park. Great music…great food…great company. See you Sunday afternoon at the park!

9:30 p.m. Mundelein Days Fireworks
{Mundelein} Prime viewing areas for the Mundelein fireworks are: Metra Train Station parking lot, Village Hall Plaza, across from Fairhaven School and of course the Munch grounds!

 

 


 

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