We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event.

Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases, and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Animals at the Beach 10:00 am
Animals at the Beach @ Lake Forest Beach Playground
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The WDC will be bringing its amazing animals to you all summer long.  The professional staff and college interns will visit the beach playground area on a weekly basis with an entourage of fascinating animals [...]
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
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Family Fun Fridays – A Zoo to You {RR} 1:00 pm
Family Fun Fridays – A Zoo to You {RR} @ Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us as we continue our interactive, entertaining, and educational family program into another Summer season at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center! A Zoo to You A Zoo to You is a [...]
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Highland Park Kids Fair 10:00 am
Highland Park Kids Fair @ WeOrbit
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
It’s a Bubble Dance Party! Join us for a day of fun filled with Bubbles, Balloon Artists, Face Painting, Balloon Performer, activities by WeOrbit and performances by Ballet Makkai and Stages Performing Arts and much, [...]
Saplings Kids Club with WTTW Kids Big Idea 11:00 am
Saplings Kids Club with WTTW Kids Big Idea @ Hawthorn Mall- Lower Level near YuKids Island
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall invites all Saplings kids club members to its “Big Idea Show” event on Saturday, August 3rd. During the event, the WTTW BIG IDEA Traveling Lab will visit Hawthorn Mall. Hosted by the WTTW [...]
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Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool 3:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool @ Lake Bluff Pool
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tubes provided by the Lake Bluff Park District
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North Chicago’s National Night Out 2:00 pm
North Chicago’s National Night Out @ Foss Park District
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The North Chicago Police Department invites you to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the annual community picnic and walk. Rain or shine come on out!
National Night Out (Fox Lake) 4:00 pm
National Night Out (Fox Lake) @ Lakefront Park
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate National Night Out – an evening of Public Safety and Community Partnership at Lakefront Park! Come see Police, Fire, and Public Works vehicles on display with games and activities for kids of all ages. [...]
National Night Out 5:00 pm
National Night Out @ Hartman Park
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every first Tuesday of August, millions of people celebrate National Night Out (NNO) in neighborhoods across the country to celebrate community and law enforcement partnerships. NNO brings together individuals from communities in all 50 states, [...]
National Night Out 5:00 pm
National Night Out @ Willow Stream Park South
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5 – 7:30 pm Business Expo Picnic in the Park Inflatable Attractions and Face Painting Buffalo Grove Fire and Police Department Displays Free hotdogs, chips and drinks (while supplies last) Free giveaways 6 – 8 [...]
National Night Out with APD 5:00 pm
National Night Out with APD @ Antioch Community Bandshell
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Antioch Police Department is happy to present its Community Outdoor Movie Night featuring “Zootopia”. Also part of the National Night Out Event is free hotdogs, face painting, K-9 demonstration, Antioch Police Explorers and squad [...]
Round Lake National Night Out Against Crime 5:00 pm
Round Lake National Night Out Against Crime @ Round Lake Police Department
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
National Night Out event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, 2019 starting at 5:00pm at the Round Lake Police Department located at 741 West Town Line Road. There will be free Hot dogs, Popcorn & [...]
National Night Out 5:45 pm
National Night Out @ Various Parks in Wildwood
Aug 6 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Wildwood Park District in a community wide event designed to prevent crime in the neighborhood. This is a national event where hundreds of communities take to the streets in an effort to promote [...]
Highland Park National Night Out 6:00 pm
Highland Park National Night Out @ Lawn of City Hall
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The City of Highland Park Police Department is hosting the City’s 2nd Annual National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6 PM – 8:30 PM on the front lawn of City Hall, 1707 [...]
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Cruise Nights 6:00 pm
Cruise Nights @ Paulus Park
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich When: The 1st Wednesday of the month from May through August from 6 pm to 9 pm.  September & October dates to be determined. The Lake Zurich Cruise [...]
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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 8 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
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Family Fun Fridays – The Great Bodini 1:00 pm
Family Fun Fridays – The Great Bodini @ Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us as we continue our interactive, entertaining, and educational family program into another Summer season at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center! The Great Boodini The Great Boodini presents an original show [...]
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Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool 3:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool @ Lake Bluff Pool
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tubes provided by the Lake Bluff Park District
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Park on Park 5:00 pm
Park on Park @ Downtown Mundelein
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Park-on-Park takes place at the corner of Park and Seymour Streets, and continues on the second Wednesday of the month through September. The cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles only. The event draws some of [...]
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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 15 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
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Family Game Night 5:00 pm
Family Game Night @ Lakefront Park Building
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a night with the family playing different games including puzzles, board games, cards, and much more. This free program is a great way to get the family out of the house and spend quality [...]
Kids Night Out 5:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Taste Buds Kitchen
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Taste Buds Kitchen | Bannockburn | Illinois | United States
Every 3rd Friday at TBK is Kids Night Out! Parents: you deserve a night out…and so do the kids! Drop them off for this 3-hour evening workshop. Pack up your adventure bags and let’s get [...]
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The 22nd Annual Cardboard Boat Race 8:00 am
The 22nd Annual Cardboard Boat Race @ Lakefront Park
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Village of Fox Lake’s 22nd Annual Cardboard Boat Race is on Sunday, August 18 at Lakefront Park. On-site building will begin at 8 a.m. and the race will start at 12 p.m. Registration is [...]
Back-to-School Day at Barabara’s Bookstore 12:00 pm
Back-to-School Day at Barabara’s Bookstore @ Barbara's Bookstore
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
A weekend for kids as they begin to gear up to go back to the classroom. Authors Lori Degman, Patty Toht, Tracie Main, and storyteller Meg MacDonald will be on-hand to read to the kids. [...]
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool 3:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool @ Lake Bluff Pool
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tubes provided by the Lake Bluff Park District
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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
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Bannockburn Heros Night 4:00 pm
Bannockburn Heros Night @ North Park
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A celebration of everyday heroes who make a difference. BMX stunt show Child ID kits Laser tag Waxed hands Two waterslides inflatables Frozen custard eating contest carnival and bingo games virtual reality experience touch-a-cars face [...]
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Lake County Sheriff’s Charity Car Show 9:00 am
Lake County Sheriff’s Charity Car Show @ Blackdog Speed Shop
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come on out to support Special Olympics Illinois with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department. There will be shop tours, food, 50/50 raffle, a K-9 demonstration and much more! Lake County IL Sheriff’s Office
Parade of Disney Vehicles 10:00 am
Parade of Disney Vehicles @ Volo Auto Museum
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
See our Disney Parade vehicles in action! We have acquired several vehicles used in Disney World parades and we’re going to put them in our own parade! Free Mickey and Minnie ears for all the [...]
St. John’s Annual Picnic! 4:00 pm
St. John’s Annual Picnic! @ St. John School
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
St. John's Annual Picnic! @ St. John School | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
Everyone is invited to join us for our annual community picnic! Join us for our 4pm service and hear our students sing before we enjoy food, fun, and fellowship afterwards!
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Bagels in the Park 10:00 am
Bagels in the Park @ Woods Oaks Green park
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Babies! Bagels! Bubbles! jBaby Chicago invites you to join us for our 6th annual Bagels in the Park. We will nosh, schmooze and play- fun for the whole family! Performance by Ben Tatar Music and [...]
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool 3:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool @ Lake Bluff Pool
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tubes provided by the Lake Bluff Park District
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Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 29 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
Fine & Performing Arts Open House 6:00 pm
Fine & Performing Arts Open House @ Community Recreation Center
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music, dance, painting and more! Interested in enrolling in one of the Wheeling Park Districts many arts programs? Come meet the instructors and learn more This open house is free for all ages. Experience a [...]
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12 Comments

  1. The events seem to revolve in most part around children and families and although that is nice, there is not a lot for single adults. is there a separate web site for those events?

  2. Is there a way to print out the calendar of just the month of June in one page? A printer friendly version?
    When I try to print it, it is wanting to print 25 pages in strange columns.
    Thanks.

  3. Rockin Jump no longer has rockin tots on Saturdays in the summer if you want to make that change. They said it would return in the fall.

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