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. [...]
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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 [...]
National Night Out – Touch a Truck 5:00 pm
National Night Out – Touch a Truck @ Waukegan Municipal Beach
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the Waukegan Park District, Waukegan Police Department, Waukegan Fire Department. Waukegan Public Works and the City for our annual Night Out/Touch a Truck at the Beach! All kinds of trucks and heavy equipment will [...]
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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, [...]
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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 & [...]
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 [...]
Lake Forest Day Carnival 6:00 pm
Lake Forest Day Carnival @ West Park
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday, August 6:  Carnival rides, live music, food and refreshments at West Park from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, August 7:  5K Fun Run, 7 a.m. at Deerpath Community Park.  Parade on Western Avenue at 10 a.m. [...]
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Lake Forest Day Carnival 6:00 pm
Lake Forest Day Carnival @ West Park
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday, August 6:  Carnival rides, live music, food and refreshments at West Park from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, August 7:  5K Fun Run, 7 a.m. at Deerpath Community Park.  Parade on Western Avenue at 10 a.m. [...]
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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. [...]
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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. [...]
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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 [...]
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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. [...]
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Bess Bower Dunn Day 10:00 am
Bess Bower Dunn Day @ Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Happy Birthday Bess! Celebrate Bess Bower Dunn’s birthday with free admission and special activities throughout the day. ALL DAY Play Games of the Late 1800’s Go on a Scavenger Hunt Take Selfie Stop Photos: #DunnMuseum View [...]
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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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Public Works Open House 4:00 pm
Public Works Open House @ Village of Vernon Hills Public Works
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This is a family event featuring trucks and equipment, activities, giveaways, and food. The event is free! Join the village of Vernon Hills in celebrating the Public Works department and come learn about the equipment [...]
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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. [...]
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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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