Spring Break in Lake County 2019

‘School’s out for,’ …..a week. Nevertheless, your kids have been working long hours and deserve a bit of a spring break.

There’s no need to leave on vacation. Lake County has your kids entertained and still learning even during the time off.

From museum exhibits to sporting events, to walks in nature to egg hunts with that wily wabbit, to live entertainment to expeditions in the virtual world, there are a plethora of Lake County spring break activities to get your youngsters rested for the final stretch of school.

Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ Here are your top spring break events in Lake County.

Lake County Spring Break (March 22-31)

  • Seussical the Musical at Marriott Theatre (through March 31) INFO»
  • Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross (through September 8) INFO»
  • Cooking 101 at the Grandwood Park District (through April 25) INFO»
  • GameTruck in Waukegan’s Field House (March 22) INFO»
  • You’re My Superhero at Vernon Hills Park District’s Sullivan Community Center (March 22) INFO»
  • Photos with the Bunny at Hawthorn Mall (March 22-April 20) INFO»
  • Kohl’s Children’s Museum Pop-Up (through March 23) INFO»
  • Extreme Block Party at DoubleTree Mundelein (March 23) INFO»
  • Dave Dinaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles at the DoubleTree Mundelein (March 23) INFO»
  • Winter Concert Series with Doug Allen Nash at Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center (March 23) INFO»


  • Kid’s Cooking Class at Maggiano’s (March 24) INFO»
  • Spring Break Syruping at Ryerson Woods (March 25) INFO»
  • Spring Break at Jump America (March 25) INFO»
  • Spring Break Sports Camp in Deerfield’s Sachs Recreation Center (March 25-29) INFO»
  • Spring Break Camp in Grayslake’s Recreation Center (March 25-29) INFO»
  • Artrageous at the James Lumber Center (March 26) INFO»
  • Easter Bunny Photo Time at Gurnee Mills (March 29-April 20) INFO»
  • Kirk Players Presents Fairy Tales and Fables at Mundelein High (March 29-31) INFO»
  • Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot Machine and Jukebox Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds (March 30-31) INFO»
  • Princesses & Superheroes at Volo Auto Museum (March 30) INFO»
  • Lake County Folk Club Concert at Grayslake Heritage Museum (March 31) INFO»

Chicago Public Schools Spring Break (April 12-21)


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  • Chicago A Capella: Dynamic Duos at the Gorton Center (April 12) INFO»
  • Of Bogs and Books at Volo Bog State Natural Area (April 13) INFO»
  • Round Lake Area’s Community Block Party & Craft Fair (April 13) INFO»
  • The Underwater Bubble Show at Genesee Theatre (April 13) INFO»
  • Bunny Rock Hawthorn 5K Run/Walk & Egg Hunt at Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills (April 13) INFO»
  • Long Grove’s Egg Hunt (April 13) INFO»
  • Easter Egg Hunt in Gurnee’s Viking Park (April 13) INFO»
  • The Tempel Lipizzans Behind-the-Scenes Tour (April 13) INFO»
  • Unearth Science Festival at Chicago Botanic Garden (April 13-14) INFO»
  • Brunch with the Bunny  at Maggianos (April 14) INFO»
  • Flashlight Egg Scramble in Mundelein’s Dunbar Rec Center (April 18) INFO»
  • Mundelein’s Spring Egg Hunt Egg-Extravaganza (April 19) INFO»
  • Bunny Brunch at Lambs Farm (April 19-20) INFO»

  • Easter Egg Hunt & Extravaganza at the Bettendorf Castle (April 20) INFO»
  • Eggstravaganza Trail in Waukegan’s Belvidere Park (April 20) INFO»
  • Zion’s 64th Annual Easter Egg Hunt (April 20) INFO»
  • Bunny Wabbit Run and Easter Egg Hunt in Independence Grove (April 20) INFO»
  • Antioch Annual Easter Egg Parade and Hunt (April 20) INFO»
  • Beat Bugs Sing Along at Hawthorn Mall (April 20) INFO»
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Lake County Fairgrounds (April 20) INFO»
  • Easter Egg Brunch at Chicago Botanic Garden (April 21) INFO»
  • Easter Champagne Brunch, Egg Hunt and Petting Zoo at Illinois Beach Hotel in Zion (April 21) INFO»

Places To Go during both Spring Breaks


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  • Wilmot Mountain  in Wilmot just north of Lake County INFO»
  • Jump America in Gurnee INFO»
  • Great Wolf Lodge Illinois in Gurnee INFO»
  • Kristof’s Entertainment Center in Round Lake Beach INFO»
  • Tilt Studio in Gurnee Mills INFO»
  • Whirlyball Vernon Hills INFO»
  • Wildlife Discovery in Lake Forest INFO»

For more things to do during Spring Break in Lake County, continue here.


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