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Back to School Deals and Events in Lake County 2018

“Back to school, back to school. To prove to dad that I’m not a fool. I’ve got my lunch packed up, and my boots tied tight. Hope I don’t get in a fight.” – Adam Sandler in “Billy Madison.”

Oh boy, here we go again. The end of summer is right around the corner for the kiddies.

From clothes to backpacks to pens and other school supplies, there is plenty of wear and tear on some of the prior items that must be replaced before the school bells start ringing.

These back to school deals and events are mall-focused, but be sure to drop into Lake County’s various downtown areas.

Here are Lake County’s back to school deals and events.

Deer Park Town Center

Deer Park Town Center features over 70 exclusive shops and restaurant for your perusing pleasure. Be sure to stop during your back to school shopping for a bite to eat. Also continue here to check out a few of the trends recommended for this upcoming fall season.

  • Back to School event at J.Crew (through 8/15)
  • 25 percent off back to school essentials (through 8/15)
  • $25 dress sale at Gymboree (through 8/23)
  • $20 baby girl dress sale at Gymboree (through 8/23)
  • $25 jean sale at Gymboree (through 8/29)
  • Ear piercings with purchase of a starter kit plus 20 percent off your next purchase at Claire’s (through 8/19)
  • 40 percent off lenses with a frame purchase and 40 percent off additional pairs of glasses at LensCrafters (through 8/26)
  • Extra 20 percent off at Williams-Sonoma (through 8/29)

Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N. Rand Rd., Deer Park.

Gurnee Mills

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There are over 200 retailers at the Gurnee mall.

Gurnee Mills has a back to school adventures sweepstakes. By signing up here to be a “mall insider” by August 29, shoppers will have a chance to win $3,000, $500 or $250 available for use at all Simon malls.

Here are a variety of back to school sales Gurnee Mills is offering.

  • Take an additional 30 percent off clearance at Abercrombie Kids Outlet (through 8/15)
  • Back to school deals at Forever 21 (through 8/15)
  • BOGO 50 percent off American Eagle jeans, joggers and shorts (through 8/15)
  • Denim starting at $29 each when you buy two or more select styles at Guess Factory Store. (Through 8/16)
  • Take an additional 50 percent off select styles at Guess Factory Store’s Back to School Sale (through 8/16)
  • Red dot t-shirts are $6 at FYE (through 8/19)
  • Buy one pair of jeans, get two free jeans doorbuster at Osh Kosh B’Gosh (through 8/19)
  • Graphic tees priced at $4.97 all sizes doorbuster at Osh Kosh B’Gosh (through 8/19)
  • Up to 50 percent off of entire store at Carter’s (through 8/24)
  • Fragrance Outlet Back to School Sales: Up to 90 percent, makeup and shaving kits start at $10, buy one get 50 percent off (through 8/31)
  • Refer a friend to The Uniform Outlet and receive $10 off your next purchase (through 10/1)
  • Take 20 percent off your in-store purchase of $40+ with this coupon at Carter’s (through 10/1)
  • Take 10 percent off a single item with this student VIP coupon at Perfumes4U (through 2/20/19)

Gurnee Mills, 6170 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee.

Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills

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There are over 140 retailers at the Vernon Hills mall. Hawthorn Mall is sure to provide shoppers with all of their back to school needs.

  • Up to 40 percent off all backpacks at The Children’s Place (through 8/15)
  • 40 percent off backpacks in store (through 8/15)
  • 40 percent off tanks at Justice (through 8/16)
  • 25 percent off fan favorite jerseys and more (through 8/16)
  • free pink packable duffle with $50 pink purchase (through 8/17)
  • Save between 30-50 percent on select styles of shoes, sandals and accessories at Journeys (through 8/31)
  • 40 percent off Friends & Family Event at Eddie Bauer (through 8/22)
  • Get clearance styles as low as $5 at Payless Shoe Source (through 9/4)
  • Up to 70 percent off on select styles at Aldo (through 8/31)
  • Ear piercings with purchase of a starter kit plus 20 percent off your next purchase at Claire’s (through 8/19)
  • 50-70 percent off everything at Aeropostale (through 8/14)
  • Various sales at COOL is in Session sale at Shoe Dept. Encore (through September 1)

Hawthorn Mall, 122 Hawthorn Center, Vernon Hills.

Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets

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Just over the border, the Wisconsin outlet mall features 90 stores. By signing up here to be a VIP Shopper Club member by August 29, shoppers will have a chance to win $5,000 to be used at any Simon mall.

Here are some of the deals Pleasant Prairie Outlets has to offer.

  • Denim starting at $29 each when you buy two or more select styles at Guess Factory Store. (Through 8/16)
  • Back to school deals at Forever 21 (through 8/15)
  • Summer Savings event at Bass Factory Outlet (through 8/15)
  • Entire store sale up to 50 percent off at Calvin Klein (through 8/15)
  • Semi-Annual End of Season Clearance Event at Van Heusen Company Store (through 8/15)
  • 40-50 percent off of polos at Ralph Lauren (through 8/16)
  • Buy one puzzle, get one for 50 percent off at Go! Calendars, Games & Toys (through 8/16)
  • Graphic tees marked at $4.97 at OshKosh B’Gosh (through 8/19)
  • Back to School Shoe Sale at Fila (through 8/19)
  • 15 percent off and BOGO half off at Famous Footwear (through 8/19)
  • Up to 70 percent off of Kate Spade New York (through 8/20)
  • Christopher and Banks sweepstakes: Love your A+Style In-Store Sweepstakes. Enter in-store for the chance to win up to $500 C&B gift card and $500 on classroom supplies (sweepstakes open through 8/25)
  • Buy one pair of jeans, get two free jeans doorbuster at Osh Kosh B’Gosh (through 8/19)
  • Back to School Sale at Columbia Factory Store (through 8/21)
  • Back to School – Back to Reality sale at True Religion Outlet (8/22)
  • Up to 60 percent off at LACOSTE (through 8/29)
  • Refer a friend to The Uniform Outlet and receive $10 off your next purchase (through 10/1)
  • 60 percent off on air hardside luggage at Samsonite (through 8/31)
  • Students and teachers, with valid IDs, receive 10 percent off at Calvin Klein (through 2/4/19)

Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, 1121 120th Ave., Pleasant Prairie, WI.


For other shopping options to fulfill your back to school shopping, continue here.

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