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.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Jul 1 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Swim takes place in the hour before the facility opens to the general public and gives parents an opportunity to introduce infants and toddlers (age 6 and under) to the water in the zero-depth [...]
Children’s Play Time at MAC: 9:00 am
Children’s Play Time at MAC: @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids younger than two are FREE. Kids ages 2-17, $7 (residents),$9 (non-resident); Adults $8 (resident), $10 (non-resident).During this time, parents and children 10 years and younger can enjoy the Zero Depth Area. Children 10 years and [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Military Mondays 12:00 pm
Military Mondays @ Antioch Aqua Center
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Monday the Antioch Aquatic center honors our members of the Armed Forces, active or retired. Admission is FREE with military ID.
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Children’s Play Time at MAC: 9:00 am
Children’s Play Time at MAC: @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids younger than two are FREE. Kids ages 2-17, $7 (residents),$9 (non-resident); Adults $8 (resident), $10 (non-resident).During this time, parents and children 10 years and younger can enjoy the Zero Depth Area. Children 10 years and [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
3
Deerfield Family Days
Deerfield Family Days @ Brickyards Park
Jul 3 all-day
Family days involve events for July 3rd and 4th every year. These events include: July 3rd Firework Show – Brickyards Park 5:00 p.m. – Gates open 6:00 p.m. – Live entertainment begins 7:00 p.m. – [...]
Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Jul 3 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Swim takes place in the hour before the facility opens to the general public and gives parents an opportunity to introduce infants and toddlers (age 6 and under) to the water in the zero-depth [...]
Children’s Play Time at MAC: 9:00 am
Children’s Play Time at MAC: @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids younger than two are FREE. Kids ages 2-17, $7 (residents),$9 (non-resident); Adults $8 (resident), $10 (non-resident).During this time, parents and children 10 years and younger can enjoy the Zero Depth Area. Children 10 years and [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
4
Deerfield Family Days
Deerfield Family Days @ Brickyards Park
Jul 4 all-day
Family days involve events for July 3rd and 4th every year. These events include: July 3rd Firework Show – Brickyards Park 5:00 p.m. – Gates open 6:00 p.m. – Live entertainment begins 7:00 p.m. – [...]
Family Open Swim 12:00 pm
Family Open Swim @ FitNation
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Children’s Play Time at MAC: 9:00 am
Children’s Play Time at MAC: @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids younger than two are FREE. Kids ages 2-17, $7 (residents),$9 (non-resident); Adults $8 (resident), $10 (non-resident).During this time, parents and children 10 years and younger can enjoy the Zero Depth Area. Children 10 years and [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Jul 4 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Fourth of July BBQ 11:00 am
Fourth of July BBQ @ Wheeling Family Aquatic Center
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy grilled hot dogs and burgers at the concession stand and a frisbee giveaway with each meal purchase.
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Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Jul 5 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Swim takes place in the hour before the facility opens to the general public and gives parents an opportunity to introduce infants and toddlers (age 6 and under) to the water in the zero-depth [...]
Children’s Play Time at MAC: 9:00 am
Children’s Play Time at MAC: @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids younger than two are FREE. Kids ages 2-17, $7 (residents),$9 (non-resident); Adults $8 (resident), $10 (non-resident).During this time, parents and children 10 years and younger can enjoy the Zero Depth Area. Children 10 years and [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Family Swim 6:30 pm
Family Swim @ FitNation
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
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Children’s Play Time at MAC: 9:00 am
Children’s Play Time at MAC: @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids younger than two are FREE. Kids ages 2-17, $7 (residents),$9 (non-resident); Adults $8 (resident), $10 (non-resident).During this time, parents and children 10 years and younger can enjoy the Zero Depth Area. Children 10 years and [...]
Kiddie Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie Splash @ mitchell pool
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Family Swim 3:15 pm