Top Ten Things to Do in July {2018}

With the excitement of the Fourth of July early in the month, we wanted to be sure you didn’t miss out on other great July events!  Lake County is bustling throughout the summer, be sure to read on for these can’t miss events!

July must-do event in lake county

Top July Events for Families in Lake County

  1.  ¡Super Stolie Guacamole!
    July 7- If your family enjoys music and children’s concerts, this event is sure to please!  With interactive nursery rhymes and audience participation, the themes of Hispanic culture will resound throughout.  The event includes inflatables, glitter tattoos and balloon artists!
  2. Antioch Taste of Summer, Carnival & Sidewalk Sales
    July 20- With accommodations for children with special needs from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., this carnival has something for everyone.  With great food, live entertainment and sales throughout the downtown, this quaint town really comes to life each year!
  3. Highwood Evening Gourmet Farmers Market
    July 18- There are few fresher opportunities than stocking up on fresh staples and ending with dinner at the farmers market, so head down (even with your dogs) to the market for bites from local restaurants or food trucks to tingle your tastebuds.  Live music rounds out the weekly market which also features local artisans.
    Lake County Fair
  4. 89th Annual Lake County Fair
    July 28- Whether you enter goods and creations into the fair or just pop by for fair food and entertainment, there is something for everyone at the Lake County Fair!  Don’t miss motocross, the demolition derby and our favorite — the tractors!
  5. Miniature Horse Story Time
    July 27- Story time with horses.  There may be nothing better.  Meet the horses after the story is over and really take things over the top.
  6. BeachFest 2018
    July 15- Another great summer celebration with entertainment and plenty of activities to keep families busy!  With carnival rides and great food there is always something to do!
  7. Retro Game Night at the Beach
    Enjoy playing retro games on a large screen at the beach!
  8. Outdoor Library
    July 30- At the Zion-Benton Public Library enjoy fun free activities outside!  Whether it is chalk, bubbles or something new, the staff is excited to bring the fun to the library with you!
  9. East Grand Avenue Farmers and Artisans Market
    July 15- Don’t iss this classic farmers market with honey, fruits and vegetables, and children’s entertainment. Head on over to the east side of Grand Avenue, where police officers will also be available to do car seat safety checks.
  10. Playground Tour
    July 10 & 26- Be sure to join us at the parks this summer as we partner with local park districts and businesses to share great scooters, snacks and friendship at the parks!

What’s on your calendar this July?



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Alli is a boldly authentic mom to three- because who has time to fake it? She enjoys almost all things that moms get to do and strives to find joy in every day. Along with her supportive husband, Alli can be seen (or heard) around Lake County chasing runaway children, eating ice cream and holding someone's hand.

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