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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Red, White and Boom!
Red, White and Boom! @ Spring Lake Park
Jul 3 all-day
The Village of Lincolnshire is hosting the annual Red, White & Boom 4th of July Festival at Spring Lake Park, 49 Oxford Drive, Lincolnshire, Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th. July 3rd 4:00 p.m. Tickets [...]
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jul 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Lake Bluff Fourth of July Parade & Celebration
Lake Bluff Fourth of July Parade & Celebration @ Downtown Lake Bluff
Jul 4 all-day
hursday, July 4th: 7:00 – 9:45 am 48th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Village Green, Lake Bluff 7:00 am Parade check-in opens on E. Sheridan Place 8:00 am Parade assembles on East Center Ave. 9:15 am [...]
Lake Zurich 4th of July Celebration
Lake Zurich 4th of July Celebration @ Paulus Park
Jul 4 all-day
Join friends and neighbors at Paulus Park as we celebrate Independence Day with our annual Family Day.  Day-long activities include music, entertainment, kid’s games, inflatable rides, swimming, the Taste of Summer featuring great restaurants serving [...]
Red, White and Boom!
Red, White and Boom! @ Spring Lake Park
Jul 4 all-day
The Village of Lincolnshire is hosting the annual Red, White & Boom 4th of July Festival at Spring Lake Park, 49 Oxford Drive, Lincolnshire, Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th. July 3rd 4:00 p.m. Tickets [...]
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Sensory Sensitive Sundays 9:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Sundays @ Chuck E Cheese Vernon Hills
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy games and food with reduced lighting and noise.  Staff will be trained and caring about autism and other special needs.
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jul 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Park-n-Play 6:00 pm
Park-n-Play @ Rotating Glencoe Parks
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We’re bringing fun events to Glencoe parks each week! Join us for free activities, which may include outdoor sports, games, and crafts. In the event of rain, Park-n-Play will be cancelled. Activities subject to change. [...]
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LEGO Event Featuring Harry Potter 2:00 pm
LEGO Event Featuring Harry Potter @ Barnes & Noble- Deerfield
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Calling all Harry Potter fans! Join us for a special LEGO event and build a golden snitch to take home. Plus, get a coupon for a $1 M&M Blondie Blast (Café stores only). Signups are [...]
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jul 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Park-n-Play 6:00 pm
Park-n-Play @ Rotating Glencoe Parks
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We’re bringing fun events to Glencoe parks each week! Join us for free activities, which may include outdoor sports, games, and crafts. In the event of rain, Park-n-Play will be cancelled. Activities subject to change. [...]
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Alpine Fest
Alpine Fest @ Lion Fred Blau Park
Jul 19 all-day
This year’s fest takes place on July 19, 20 & 21, 2019 It began in the summer of 1942, partly in celebration of the victories of World War II, volunteer and service organizations came together [...]
Family Game Night 5:00 pm
Family Game Night @ Lakefront Park Building
Jul 19 @ 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 [...]
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Alpine Fest
Alpine Fest @ Lion Fred Blau Park
Jul 20 all-day
This year’s fest takes place on July 19, 20 & 21, 2019 It began in the summer of 1942, partly in celebration of the victories of World War II, volunteer and service organizations came together [...]
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Alpine Fest
Alpine Fest @ Lion Fred Blau Park
Jul 21 all-day
This year’s fest takes place on July 19, 20 & 21, 2019 It began in the summer of 1942, partly in celebration of the victories of World War II, volunteer and service organizations came together [...]
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DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department 6:30 pm
DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department @ Cook Park Library
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? DROP-IN and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards, including 4 person chess, Stealth Chess, and 3D chess, to name a few! All skill and [...]
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jul 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
Game Night @ Your Library 6:30 pm
Game Night @ Your Library @ Ela Area Public Library
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Once a month, join us for a fun night of board games! Bring friends and family to have a great time!
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Park-n-Play 6:00 pm
Park-n-Play @ Rotating Glencoe Parks
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We’re bringing fun events to Glencoe parks each week! Join us for free activities, which may include outdoor sports, games, and crafts. In the event of rain, Park-n-Play will be cancelled. Activities subject to change. [...]
Together for Childhood 6:00 pm
Together for Childhood @ Fremont Public LIbrary
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ages 3-12 with an adult. Drop in. Enjoy crafts, games, snacks, and a raffle at this family-friendly event. Edades 3-12 con un adulto. Entren y disfruten de artesanías, juegos, bocadillos y una rifa en este evento [...]
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jul 31 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]

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