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Independent Retail Month in Lake County

Independent Retail Month (Indie Retail Month) runs annually throughout July to highlight the vital role smaller and local retailers play in the communities they serve, the local economy they contribute to and in the retail sector as a whole. The land of lakes has one of the best mom-and-pop shopping scenes. These quintessential boutiques and […]

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Things To Do This Weekend April 16-18, 2021

Sip on suds all weekend long during the last weekend of our Lake County Libation Trail Check-In Challenge. Enjoy tasting the local vinos at Lake County’s wineries or sip on speciality cocktails at the various distilleries. To learn about the local breweries participating in our Lake County Libation Trail Check-In Challenge, click here.   View […]

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Top 10 Things To Do in April 2021

Happy April, Lake County! There is a slew of things to do in April. In the words of the late, great Robin Williams, “Spring is nature’s way of saying “Let’s Party!” The party is here in Lake County, IL. Besides the apparent spike in temperature, spring marks the opening of Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, […]

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Things To Do This Weekend October 30-November 1, 2020

Halloween, Instasnaps, Libation Month, spooky spaces, fall farms and mini golf round out this edition of things to do this weekend, October 30-November 1. The #LetsSnapLakeCounty Photo Contest ends this weekend, October 31, while the Lake County Libation Trail Month/Check-in Challenge begins. Get your photos in and celebrate with a brew, cocktail or glass of […]

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Top 10 Things To Do October 2020 in Lake County

So long summer. As much as we love the summer, Lake County lives and breathes the autumn season when October 2020 arrives. “Everything seemed cut from soft black velvet or gold or orange velvet. Smoke panted up out of a thousand chimneys like the plumes of funeral parades. From kitchen windows drifted two pumpkin smells: […]

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