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.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Irish Days
Irish Days @ Downtown Long Grove
Sep 1 all-day
Long Grove Irish Days Labor Day Weekend  
Nashwood
Nashwood @ Downtown Highwood
Sep 1 all-day
Perfectly setup with our estblishments door to door, Highwood will turn Nashville for an entire weekend. Always wanted to visit Nashville, but never could? Well, we are bringing Nashville to you. Every restaurant and bar [...]
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Irish Days
Irish Days @ Downtown Long Grove
Sep 2 all-day
Long Grove Irish Days Labor Day Weekend  
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Rock the Block 5:00 pm
Rock the Block @ Downtown Lake Zurich
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Village of Lake Zurich will host its 7th annual downtown event, Rock the Block, on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 5-11pm. Rock The Block is an outdoor festival where attendees can Dine, Dance and [...]
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Bannockburn Day 12:00 pm
Bannockburn Day @ Bannockburn Open Space Shelter
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Village Hall Open Space (2245-2275 Telegraph Road) Please join your friends and neighbors for conversation, refreshments & entertainment at the Village’s Open Space.
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Flying 4 Kids Statewide Kite Fly 10:00 am
Flying 4 Kids Statewide Kite Fly @ Mike Rylko Community Park
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the Buffalo Grove Park District as they celebrate Flying 4 Kids, a statewide Kite Fly to promote park districts, recreation agencies, and the park district youth license plate. Bring your kites, and enjoy a [...]
Volo Kite Fest 11:00 am
Volo Kite Fest @ Burnell C. Russell Municipal Complex
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Volo’s first kite festival. We will have a stunt kite flyer who will be performing and also have his shop set up for any who wish to buy. In addition, all who desire will have [...]
Fiesta Mexicana 1:30 pm
Fiesta Mexicana @ Wauconda Area Library
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
¡Ven a festejar la Independencia de México en el jardín de la biblioteca! Diviértete escuchando al Mariachi Juvenil del Padre Cuevas quienes nos deleitarán con las mejores canciones mexicanas, disfruta haciendo una linda manualidad y [...]
Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest 3:00 pm
Stupey Cabin Harvest Fest @ Stupey Log Cabin
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us at this FREE EVENT for Live Music from Ravinia Ramblers and Linda Iovino. See artisan demonstrations from StormCloak Forge blacksmiths and Carey Cohen tie dye. Kids can enjoy free pony rides and a [...]
Gorton’s Annual Block Party 5:30 pm
Gorton’s Annual Block Party @ Gorton Community Center
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm
Don’t miss our FREE End of Summer Block Party and Outdoor movie on Saturday, September 14th at 5:30 pm. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will be shown at sundown! It’s bigger and better than ever with [...]
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JCC Fall Fest 10:00 am
JCC Fall Fest @ Lake County JCC
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Activities include: Garoon Gateway to Science, apple cider press, inflatable bouncy house, petting zoo, crafts, face painting, snacks and more! Cost is $10 per family in advance (by Saturday, September 14 at 10 pm), or [...]
Shermerfest 12:00 pm
Shermerfest @ Village Green
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Take a step back in time at this fun-filled community fall festival from 12pm – 4pm at the Village Green Park. Collectible and antique car show, children’s activities, hot dogs, soup and home-made sweets. Come [...]
Fallapalooza 1:00 pm
Fallapalooza @ Performance Pavilion at Heritage Park
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Enjoy an autumn afternoon with family and friends. Live music by Mike Zabrin’s Funktastic, plus fun activities like a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatables, and hayrides are just some of the activities you’ll find in [...]
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Long Grove Apple Festival
Long Grove Apple Festival @ Historic Downtown Long Grove
Sep 20 all-day
Downtown Long Grove Celebrates Fall with the 27th Annual Apple Fest Visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at this celebration of fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it in historic downtown [...]
Fox Lake Fish Fest: Mayor’s Fish Fry 4:30 pm
Fox Lake Fish Fest: Mayor’s Fish Fry @ Lakefront Building
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come enjoy a delicious Friday night fish fry with Mayor Donny Schmit. The meal includes all you can eat fish, two sides, and a drink (non-alcoholic). Adult beverages will be available for purchase For questions, [...]
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Long Grove Apple Festival
Long Grove Apple Festival @ Historic Downtown Long Grove
Sep 21 all-day
Downtown Long Grove Celebrates Fall with the 27th Annual Apple Fest Visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at this celebration of fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it in historic downtown [...]
Fall on the Farm 10:00 am
Fall on the Farm @ Lambs Farm
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10am – 4pm Activities and Tent Sale Open 10am – 5pm Farmyard Open Please note that our train and carousel will not be running during the event. Due to the heavy rain, the tracks were [...]
Dowtown HP Oktoberfest 12:00 pm
Dowtown HP Oktoberfest @ Downtown HP
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join Downtown Highland Park for our 1st Annual Oktoberfest in Highland Park.  Help us ring in autumn and celebrate fall.  This year’s event will take place on 2nd Street from Beelow’s to Central.  The weekend excitement to [...]
Lake Villa Celebration of Fall 2:00 pm
Lake Villa Celebration of Fall
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Live Music Bounce house obstacle course Face painting Children’s storytelling Scarecrow making Photobooth Car Show Touch-a-Truck Baseball/Softball Challenges Rung Toss competition Baggo Tournament Numerous local restaurants serving food and drink including: Timothy O’Tooles Galati’s Italian [...]
Lake Forest Oktoberfest 4:00 pm
Lake Forest Oktoberfest @ Parking Lot Behind City Hall
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parking Lot behind City Hall 220 E Deerpath Rd, Lake Forest IL 60045 Those looking to enjoy Music, Food, and Kids activities – and wanting to give back to the community – may want to [...]
Fall Festival & Pig Roast 6:00 pm
Fall Festival & Pig Roast @ Wadsworth Community Park
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Live Band – Brass from the Past Food and beverages provided by Baur’s Catering and The Shanty Bonfire Horse Drawn Hayrides
Oktoberfest 6:30 pm
Oktoberfest @ American Aid Society of German Descendant
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This fest is held for three consecutive Saturdays with doors opening at 6:30pm. Music is provided by lively German bands and a variety of entertainment is on hand. Food and drinks are available all evening. [...]
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Long Grove Apple Festival
Long Grove Apple Festival @ Historic Downtown Long Grove
Sep 22 all-day
Downtown Long Grove Celebrates Fall with the 27th Annual Apple Fest Visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at this celebration of fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it in historic downtown [...]
Fall on the Farm 10:00 am
Fall on the Farm @ Lambs Farm
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10am – 4pm Activities and Tent Sale Open 10am – 5pm Farmyard Open Please note that our train and carousel will not be running during the event. Due to the heavy rain, the tracks were [...]
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Deerfield Harvest Fest
Deerfield Harvest Fest @ Deerfield
Sep 28 all-day
Save the date for Deerfield’s annual Harvest Fest on Saturday, September 28! The event is taking place at Deerfield Road and Park Avenue. The morning of the event will kick-off at the Farmers Market from [...]
Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest @ Vernon Hills Metra Station
Sep 28 all-day
Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  12:00 – 7:00 p.m. 700 Free pumpkins to paint (while they last) 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Free inflatables by Record A Hit 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Free Twist & Shout [...]
Hawthorn Woods Fall Family Fun Fest 10:00 am
Hawthorn Woods Fall Family Fun Fest @ Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let’s get ready for an enjoyable fall season at the annual Hawthorn Woods Fall Family Fun Fest. This FREE community event includes crafts, mini train rides, give-aways, and a variety of activities for children and [...]
OKTOBERFEST 3:00 pm
OKTOBERFEST @ Heritage Park
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a day of food, beer, music and merriment at our annual Oktoberfest!  Drink German and domestic beer and eat bratwurst while enjoying live entertainment by Dan Mateja and the IPA (International Polka [...]
Oktoberfest 6:30 pm
Oktoberfest @ American Aid Society of German Descendant
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This fest is held for three consecutive Saturdays with doors opening at 6:30pm. Music is provided by lively German bands and a variety of entertainment is on hand. Food and drinks are available all evening. [...]
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Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest @ Vernon Hills Metra Station
Sep 29 all-day
Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  12:00 – 7:00 p.m. 700 Free pumpkins to paint (while they last) 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Free inflatables by Record A Hit 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Free Twist & Shout [...]
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12 Comments

  1. The events seem to revolve in most part around children and families and although that is nice, there is not a lot for single adults. is there a separate web site for those events?

  2. Is there a way to print out the calendar of just the month of June in one page? A printer friendly version?
    When I try to print it, it is wanting to print 25 pages in strange columns.
    Thanks.

  3. Rockin Jump no longer has rockin tots on Saturdays in the summer if you want to make that change. They said it would return in the fall.

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