3 for Free! Free Holiday fun in Lake County

Get festive with our picks for FREE holiday fun in Lake County. Here are our picks for free events for families this weekend! There’s plenty more to do this weekend on our calendar. Want daily holiday fun delivered to your inbox? 24 days of Merry runs through December 24. Don’t miss out on anymore fun, sign-up or update your subscription today for a daily email with fun things to do or fun places to go to keep you in the spirit without having to plan ahead!

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Friday 15 December

4:00 p.m. Moon Light & Mistletoe, Citizens Park Jewel Tea Pavilion
{Barrington} Enjoy an ice skating light show and/or join in with the choir singing Christmas carols with Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Free hot chocolate all night!

Let there be lights! We know where the best holiday light displays in Lake County are!

Saturday 16 December

12:00 p.m. Santa’s Cottage, Village Hall
{Mundelein} Santa’s Cottage is one of Mundelein’s most cherished events in the eyes of children and their parents. Hosted by the Mundelein Community Connection, a visit to Santa’s Cottage is a memorable experience. Don’t forget the camera!

Looking for Santa? We know where he is!

Sunday 17 December

1:00 p.m. Elf-tastic Children’s Holiday Party, Lakefront Park
{Fox Lake} A day of holiday cheer including cookie making, ornament making , and a screening of Elf the movie. Children 12 years and under only please.



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