Summer Concerts in McHenry County

One of the great things about summer is all the activities move outside! Summer concerts are a great way to spend time with family and friends and enjoy the talents of local musicians. Pack a picnic and a blanket and get ready for some toe-tapping fun!

Summer Concerts in McHenry County

As usual, events are subject to changes and cancellations due to weather. Please click on the links for full information. Little McHenry County is not responsible for changes or cancellations.

Summer Concerts
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. July 11 through August 8
Food Trucks will also be on site during concert nights. See link for which trucks will be at which nights.

Concerts in the Park
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. June 13 through July 18 (no concert July 4)
Lions Park Rotary Bandshell, 1200 Silver Lake Rd., Cary

Crystal Lake
Concerts in the Park
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. through August 6
Crystal Lake Main Beach, 300 Lake Shore Drive, Crystal Lake
Food and beverage (beer and wine) and small charcoal grills are allowed (no glass please.) Read about Shelby’s experience at Concerts in the Park.

Outdoor Concert
June 13, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Harvard-Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St., Harvard
The History of American Country Music by Steve Justman.

Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. June 18 through August 20
Location varies between Deicke Park and the Town Square, see link for locations.

Summer Jazz Concerts
Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. through August 1 (no concert July 4)
Veteran’s Memorial Park, 3400 Pearl St., McHenry
McHenry Parks invite kids to make “airplanes”, color, play with hula hoops, blow bubbles and create sidewalk chalk masterpieces. They will be set up in the shelter on the concert nights.

First Friday Concert Series
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. June 7, July 5, August 2, and September 6
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 & Harts Rd., Ringwood

South Barrington
Summer Concert Series
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. June 12 through August 28
The Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 W. Higgins Rd., South Barrington
Concerts are held in the Main Street Plaza. Come early and enjoy a weekly arts & crafts show starting at 5:00 p.m.

City Band Concerts in the Square
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. through July 31
Woodstock Square
Ice Cream social happens in the square at the same time.

Did we miss any free concerts that you love to attend? Let us know in the comments! 

Summer Concerts in McHenry County

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