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.

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Lakeside Festival
Lakeside Festival @ Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole
Jul 4 all-day
It’s “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience live music, plenty of scrumptious food at the “Taste by the Lake,” thrilling rides, midway games, [...]
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Lakeside Festival
Lakeside Festival @ Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole
Jul 5 all-day
It’s “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience live music, plenty of scrumptious food at the “Taste by the Lake,” thrilling rides, midway games, [...]
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Lakeside Festival
Lakeside Festival @ Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole
Jul 6 all-day
It’s “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience live music, plenty of scrumptious food at the “Taste by the Lake,” thrilling rides, midway games, [...]
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Lakeside Festival
Lakeside Festival @ Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole
Jul 7 all-day
It’s “The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience live music, plenty of scrumptious food at the “Taste by the Lake,” thrilling rides, midway games, [...]
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Fiesta Days
Fiesta Days @ Petersen Park
Jul 11 all-day
It’s a celebration of family, friends and fun with music, rides, food and beer vendors, ice cream social, arts and crafts fair, parade and more. Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm Friday, July 12, 5:00 pm [...]
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Fiesta Days
Fiesta Days @ Petersen Park
Jul 12 all-day
It’s a celebration of family, friends and fun with music, rides, food and beer vendors, ice cream social, arts and crafts fair, parade and more. Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm Friday, July 12, 5:00 pm [...]
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Fiesta Days
Fiesta Days @ Petersen Park
Jul 13 all-day
It’s a celebration of family, friends and fun with music, rides, food and beer vendors, ice cream social, arts and crafts fair, parade and more. Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm Friday, July 12, 5:00 pm [...]
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Fiesta Days
Fiesta Days @ Petersen Park
Jul 14 all-day
It’s a celebration of family, friends and fun with music, rides, food and beer vendors, ice cream social, arts and crafts fair, parade and more. Thursday, July 11, 6:00 pm Friday, July 12, 5:00 pm [...]
Heritage Fair 9:00 am
Heritage Fair @ McHenry County Historical Society & Museum
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The McHenry County Historical Society & Museum will host its 34th Annual Heritage Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the museum, 6422 Main St. Activities include an antique car show [...]
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Summer in the Park
Summer in the Park @ Emricson Park
Jul 17 all-day
The City of Woodstock will once again host Summer in the Park, a traditional community summertime festival featuring music, entertainment, games, food, and fun for all ages spread over 5 days in July. Below is [...]
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Summer in the Park
Summer in the Park @ Emricson Park
Jul 18 all-day
The City of Woodstock will once again host Summer in the Park, a traditional community summertime festival featuring music, entertainment, games, food, and fun for all ages spread over 5 days in July. Below is [...]
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Summer in the Park
Summer in the Park @ Emricson Park
Jul 19 all-day
The City of Woodstock will once again host Summer in the Park, a traditional community summertime festival featuring music, entertainment, games, food, and fun for all ages spread over 5 days in July. Below is [...]
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Summer in the Park
Summer in the Park @ Emricson Park
Jul 20 all-day
The City of Woodstock will once again host Summer in the Park, a traditional community summertime festival featuring music, entertainment, games, food, and fun for all ages spread over 5 days in July. Below is [...]
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Summer in the Park
Summer in the Park @ Emricson Park
Jul 21 all-day
The City of Woodstock will once again host Summer in the Park, a traditional community summertime festival featuring music, entertainment, games, food, and fun for all ages spread over 5 days in July. Below is [...]
The 34rd Annual Woodstock Folk Festival 12:00 pm
The 34rd Annual Woodstock Folk Festival @ Woodstock Square
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Festival will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Anne Hills. It will also present “Woody” Awards to Sue Kessell and Juel Ulven. The LeftOvers (Pete Jonsson, Brian Murphy, Laurel Palma, Joe Pesz, Rich Prezioso, [...]
Fiesta Days Parade 1:30 pm
Fiesta Days Parade @ Main Street to Green Street to Pearl Street to Riverside Drive.
Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
In addition to local businesses, schools, and politicians, the parade will feature the Midwest Renegade Horse Show, Jesse White Power Tumblers, Tebala Motor Patrol, the Wacky Wheeler, and the Medinah Flying Carpets. Parade Concessions and [...]
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McHenry County Fair
McHenry County Fair @ McHenry County Fairgrounds
Jul 30 all-day
  The McHenry County Fair is a 70 year tradition held in Woodstock, Illinois. At the fair you can see 4-H, Open, and Junior Open livestock and non-livestock shows, educational displays revolving around conservation and [...]
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McHenry County Fair
McHenry County Fair @ McHenry County Fairgrounds
Jul 31 all-day
  The McHenry County Fair is a 70 year tradition held in Woodstock, Illinois. At the fair you can see 4-H, Open, and Junior Open livestock and non-livestock shows, educational displays revolving around conservation and [...]
Foxtales Storytelling Festival 10:00 am
Foxtales Storytelling Festival @ Algonquin Library
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Storytellers, musicians, and puppeteers from the greater Chicago area will enchant audiences of all ages. Come prepared to laugh, gasp, and have lots of fun. Make sure you bring a picnic basket and enjoy the [...]