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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Concerts in the Park 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Park @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year, the Crystal Lake Park District hosts a regional band to perform at Main Beach. Pack a dinner, pull out a blanket and enjoy a great night of free entertainment lakeside. Concerts are held [...]
Huntley Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Huntley Summer Concert Series @ Huntley Town Square or Deicke Park
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP! June 18 – Town Square: Chicago Tribute Band Anthology June 28 – Deicke Park: DJ Don Esposito July 2 – Town Square: Mr. Meyers July 9 – Deicke Park: Ethan Bell Band July [...]
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Cary Fireworks 6:30 pm
Cary Fireworks @ Lions Park, Cary
Jul 3 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Join us for the annual Summer Celebration – Music! Food! Fireworks! Park opens at 6:30 pm. Fireworks to follow Admission is free; paid parking: $10 pavement parking / $5 grass parking
City Band Concerts in the Square 7:30 pm
City Band Concerts in the Square @ Woodstock Square
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS JUNE 5 THROUGH JULY 31 AT 7:30 PM AT THE PARK IN THE SQUARE   June 5  –  “You Folks from Around Here” with Ice Cream Social sponsored by: Hearthstone Communities June 12 –  “Who’s [...]
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Fun Fridays 12:00 pm
Fun Fridays @ Cary Community Center
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Friday in June and July for fun, sun, as a DJ plays your favorite songs.
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
First Friday Concert 7:00 pm
First Friday Concert @ Lost Valley Visitor Center
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us on the first Friday of each month this summer for an evening of music and nature. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy the beautiful view from Lost Valley Visitor Center patio and stay [...]
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Fox River Grove Fireworks 5:30 pm
Fox River Grove Fireworks @ Picnic Grove Park
Jul 6 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Annual fireworks show at Picnic Grove Park on the Fox River. The park opens and festivities begin at 6pm. Entrance to the park is FREE. There will be food and drink available for purchase and [...]
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Concerts in the Park 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Park @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year, the Crystal Lake Park District hosts a regional band to perform at Main Beach. Pack a dinner, pull out a blanket and enjoy a great night of free entertainment lakeside. Concerts are held [...]
Huntley Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Huntley Summer Concert Series @ Huntley Town Square or Deicke Park
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP! June 18 – Town Square: Chicago Tribute Band Anthology June 28 – Deicke Park: DJ Don Esposito July 2 – Town Square: Mr. Meyers July 9 – Deicke Park: Ethan Bell Band July [...]
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City Band Concerts in the Square 7:30 pm
City Band Concerts in the Square @ Woodstock Square
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS JUNE 5 THROUGH JULY 31 AT 7:30 PM AT THE PARK IN THE SQUARE   June 5  –  “You Folks from Around Here” with Ice Cream Social sponsored by: Hearthstone Communities June 12 –  “Who’s [...]
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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 [...]
Concert in the Park 7:00 pm
Concert in the Park @ Lions Park Rotary Bandshell
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come on out to a concert in the park! All concerts are free. June 13: Billy Croft & The 5 Alarm (country) June 20: The Hat Guys (hits from 1950-today) June 27: GENR8R (classic rock, country, [...]
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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 [...]
Fun Fridays 12:00 pm
Fun Fridays @ Cary Community Center
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Friday in June and July for fun, sun, as a DJ plays your favorite songs.
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
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Day Out with Thomas
Day Out with Thomas @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jul 13 all-day
The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce our Day Out With Thomas™ 2019 event. The new dates of the event are: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 Sunday, July 14th, 2019 Saturday, July 20th, 2019 Sunday, July 21st, 2019 [...]
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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Day Out with Thomas
Day Out with Thomas @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jul 14 all-day
The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce our Day Out With Thomas™ 2019 event. The new dates of the event are: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 Sunday, July 14th, 2019 Saturday, July 20th, 2019 Sunday, July 21st, 2019 [...]
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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Concerts in the Park 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Park @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year, the Crystal Lake Park District hosts a regional band to perform at Main Beach. Pack a dinner, pull out a blanket and enjoy a great night of free entertainment lakeside. Concerts are held [...]
Huntley Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Huntley Summer Concert Series @ Huntley Town Square or Deicke Park
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP! June 18 – Town Square: Chicago Tribute Band Anthology June 28 – Deicke Park: DJ Don Esposito July 2 – Town Square: Mr. Meyers July 9 – Deicke Park: Ethan Bell Band July [...]
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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 [...]
City Band Concerts in the Square 7:30 pm
City Band Concerts in the Square @ Woodstock Square
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS JUNE 5 THROUGH JULY 31 AT 7:30 PM AT THE PARK IN THE SQUARE   June 5  –  “You Folks from Around Here” with Ice Cream Social sponsored by: Hearthstone Communities June 12 –  “Who’s [...]
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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 [...]
Concert in the Park 7:00 pm
Concert in the Park @ Lions Park Rotary Bandshell
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come on out to a concert in the park! All concerts are free. June 13: Billy Croft & The 5 Alarm (country) June 20: The Hat Guys (hits from 1950-today) June 27: GENR8R (classic rock, country, [...]
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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 [...]
Family Concert: Todd Downing’s Tall Tales and Silly Songs 10:30 am
Family Concert: Todd Downing’s Tall Tales and Silly Songs @ Barrington Area Library
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/ caregiver Everyone loves those tall tales! Todd Downing tells some real whoppers and then weaves them into lively songs! Kids and parents will be moving, grooving, and laughing all the way! Meeting [...]
Fun Fridays 12:00 pm
Fun Fridays @ Cary Community Center
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Friday in June and July for fun, sun, as a DJ plays your favorite songs.
Luau Day at the Pool 12:00 pm
Luau Day at the Pool @ Community Center
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon at the pool luau style. Shaved ice, contests, and a DJ from 12:00 – 4:00 pm will fill the afternoon. Receive $2 off your admission today!
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
Kids’ Party in the Park 7:00 pm
Kids’ Party in the Park @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A free summer evening on the lake with lots of kid’s games and activities, entertainment and ice cream eating contest! Bring your blanket as you snuggle under the stars and watch the blockbuster movie LEGO [...]
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Day Out with Thomas
Day Out with Thomas @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jul 20 all-day
The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce our Day Out With Thomas™ 2019 event. The new dates of the event are: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 Sunday, July 14th, 2019 Saturday, July 20th, 2019 Sunday, July 21st, 2019 [...]
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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Day Out with Thomas
Day Out with Thomas @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jul 21 all-day
The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce our Day Out With Thomas™ 2019 event. The new dates of the event are: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 Sunday, July 14th, 2019 Saturday, July 20th, 2019 Sunday, July 21st, 2019 [...]
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, [...]
Free Community Lunch 1:00 pm
Free Community Lunch @ Maranatha Assembly of God Church
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maranatha Assembly of God Church hosts free meal every third Sunday of the month at 1:30P.M. Doors open at 1:00P.M. Bring your family, friends or neighbors and enjoy a wonderful time together. This luncheon provides [...]
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Concerts in the Park 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Park @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year, the Crystal Lake Park District hosts a regional band to perform at Main Beach. Pack a dinner, pull out a blanket and enjoy a great night of free entertainment lakeside. Concerts are held [...]
Huntley Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Huntley Summer Concert Series @ Huntley Town Square or Deicke Park
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP! June 18 – Town Square: Chicago Tribute Band Anthology June 28 – Deicke Park: DJ Don Esposito July 2 – Town Square: Mr. Meyers July 9 – Deicke Park: Ethan Bell Band July [...]
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City Band Concerts in the Square 7:30 pm
City Band Concerts in the Square @ Woodstock Square
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAY EVENINGS JUNE 5 THROUGH JULY 31 AT 7:30 PM AT THE PARK IN THE SQUARE   June 5  –  “You Folks from Around Here” with Ice Cream Social sponsored by: Hearthstone Communities June 12 –  “Who’s [...]
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Music and Movement 10:00 am
Music and Movement @ Algonquin Library
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Children or all ages are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We will learn some new songs each week, as well as sing some old favorites. Singing [...]
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Fun Fridays 12:00 pm
Fun Fridays @ Cary Community Center
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Every Friday in June and July for fun, sun, as a DJ plays your favorite songs.
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
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Scribble Monster at the Fox Lake Library 11:00 am
Scribble Monster at the Fox Lake Library @ Fox Lake District Library
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your dancing shoes as Scribblemonster performs highly interactive songs for the whole family. ScribbleMonster’s mix of kindness, music, and humor encourages kids to participate and think in creative ways. http://www.scribblemonster.com/
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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 [...]
Concerts in the Park 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Park @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year, the Crystal Lake Park District hosts a regional band to perform at Main Beach. Pack a dinner, pull out a blanket and enjoy a great night of free entertainment lakeside. Concerts are held [...]
Huntley Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Huntley Summer Concert Series @ Huntley Town Square or Deicke Park
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP! June 18 – Town Square: Chicago Tribute Band Anthology June 28 – Deicke Park: DJ Don Esposito July 2 – Town Square: Mr. Meyers July 9 – Deicke Park: Ethan Bell Band July [...]
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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 [...]