Festivals and Events

The McHenry County region hosts many events and festivals each year. Use our advance search feature below and plan a visit to our area! If you are an event organizer, tell us about your event by submitting it through our event request form.

 

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Women's Works
Now - Apr. 30, 2016
Womens Works is a juried fine art exhibit, celebrating women artists and is presented annually by the Northwest Area Arts Council at the Old Court House Arts Center. Womens Works provides an opportunity to showcase the creative artwork of women artists in North America and Internationally, and is a celebration of Wom...More Info
Event Type: Visual Arts
Old Courthouse Arts Center
101 North Johnson Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-4525
Healthy Kids Day
Apr. 30, 2016 - Apr. 30, 2016 , 10:00AM-12:00PM
Sage YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday, April 30 10am-noon Sage YMCA (701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake, IL) Healthy Kids Day is a FREE community event, celebrated by Ys across the country, designed to get kids moving and learning and families living healthier. Healthy Kids Day is the Y's national initiative to improve th...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Sage YMCA
701 Manor Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-4455
Live in the Biergarten with the Mississippi Stranglers and Zeppelin Unplugged
Apr. 30, 2016 - Apr. 30, 2016 , 2:00 - 8:00
The Mississippi Stranglers return to the Chain O' Lakes Brewery Biergarten for a afternoon of music with special guest Zeppelin Unplugged. A limited edition Scotch Ale will be available that day that the Stranglers helped brew along with a commemorative pint glass. Crescent City Cajun and JimmyBread American Grill be o...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Live Music
Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company
3425 Pearl St
McHenry, IL 60050
815-331-8345
Live Pro Wrestling
Apr. 30, 2016 - Apr. 30, 2016 , 7:30pm-10pm
Live PRO WRESTLING returns to McHenry county this and every Saturday! 1230 Davis Road. Woodstock, IL 7:30 belltime. Tickets at the door or at the link below!...More Info
Cost: $12-5 Event Type: Sporting Event
Woodstock, IL
1230 Davis Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-347-6632
Spring KidStuff Resale
Apr. 30, 2016 - Apr. 30, 2016 , 8am to noon
Get incredible bargains on over 15,000 items for kids at the Spring KidStuff Resale! You'll find gently used children's clothes (newborn to size 16), toys, books, shoes and baby items (strollers, high chairs, etc.) and maternity clothes. 11am discount hour with many items ┬Ż price!! Please note, no strollers on th...More Info
Cost: $1 Event Type: Shopping
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
1023 S. McHenry Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 382-5234
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Apr. 30, 2016 - Apr. 30, 2016 , 9:30 am - 11:30 am
World Tai Chi Day Celebration: April 30th, 2016 - 9:30 AM  11:00 AM In the Historic Woodstock Square 112 N. Benton St. Woodstock, IL. 60098 World Tai Chi & QiGong Day began in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998 and is now in its 16th year with over 70 nations participating. On the last Saturday of April each y...More Info
Cost: Free - All ages invited Event Type: Festivals
The Historic Woodstock Downtown Square
112 N. Benton St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
(847) 458-0377
Ridgefield Antique Garden Event
Now - May. 1, 2016 , 11AM - 5PM
Join the dealers in all three of our shops as they present their antiques, vintage, and garden finds on Friday, April 29th, Saturday, April 30th, & Sunday, May 1st. This popular event is a great way to prepare your garden with wonderful and unique pieces for the season! We'll be open 11AM - 5PM all three days. More inf...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
The Antique Shops of Ridgefield
8509 Ridgefield Road
Ridgefield, IL 60012
815-477-4601
WPPC Native Plant Sale
May. 1, 2016 - May. 1, 2016 , 12PM to 3PM
Prairie Plants, Grasses, Woodland Plants & Ferns $3 to $7 (Most plants. Some large size plants may be higher.) Over 150 species available! Native plants for every environment: prairie, savanna, woodland and wetland. (Quantities may be limited.) Organic Heirloom Garden Vegetables and Herbs from W & M Landcorp Or...More Info
Cost: None Event Type: Shopping
McHenry County College Cafeteria
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815-337-9502
Woodstock Visitor Center Grand Opening
May. 3, 2016 - May. 3, 2016 , 4 pm - 7 pm
The new Woodstock Visitor Center, located at Read Between the Lynes on the Woodstock Square, will officially open on Tuesday, May 3 with a public mixer from 4-7 PM. Come join us for free giveaways, networking, and food! For more information, please contact Danielle Gulli at daniellegulli@woodstockilchamber.com....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
Read Between the Lynes
111 E Van Buren
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 338-2436
Essential Oils Make & Take
May. 5, 2016 - May. 5, 2016 , 6:00 PM
WE'RE BACK... Grab your girlfriends and come out for a night of FUN... May 5th @ Crystal Lake Brewing Class starts at 6pm, Shopping and Make & Takes go until 9pm. Please share and invite friends... PRE-REGISTER FOR A FREE GIFT Bring a Friend get an extra raffle ticket!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Educational
Crystal Lake Brewing
150 N Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
847-409-8433
Ladies' Night Out
May. 5, 2016 - May. 5, 2016 , 6 pm - 9 pm
Check in at the Huntley Chamber office, 11702 Coral Street, to receive a game board and map with participating businesses. Pre-register before May 1 and receive extra goodies at check-in, including an extra ticket for the basket drawing. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Outdoors Shopping
Downtown Huntley
11702 Coral Street
Huntley, IL 60142
847-515-5262
Good and Wine Pairing: Pioneers of the Wine World
May. 6, 2016 - May. 6, 2016 , 6-9pm
This dinner brings together the pioneers of the wine world (old and new) and showcases the fruits of their labor. This evening starts with a wine reception with appetizers and proceeds with a five-course wine dinner....More Info
Cost: $95 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
2016 International Pilates Day Celebration
May. 7, 2016 - May. 7, 2016 , 1:00PM - 23:00PM
Pilates Day is an international event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year to foster the public's appreciation and awareness of the Pilates Method. This year, Pilates of Woodstock and Cathy Huffman will be hosting one of only three events in Illinois. On May 7th from 1:00Pm to 3:00Pm, Pilates of...More Info
Cost: Free - All ages invited Event Type: Recreation
The Woodstock Square Mall
110 S. Johnson St
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-421-5244
Birding Blitz
May. 7, 2016 - May. 7, 2016 , 7-9:30 a.m.
Explore the woodlands and grasslands in search on as many species as possible with birding expert Dave Miller. Bring Binoculars if you have them. Enjoy the outdoors along our 3 mile hike through beautiful Glacial Park. Refreshments served at Powers-Walker house upon conclusion. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
Glacial Park, Kettle Parking Lot
Route 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-479-5779
EverDream Nursery Hosts May 7 Plant Sale at Hooved Animal Humane Society
May. 7, 2016 - May. 7, 2016 , 10 AM to 2 PM
Woodstock, IL - EverDream Nursery is hosting a plant sale on May 7, 2016, from 10 AM to 1 PM in support of the Hooved Animal Humane Society [HAHS] of Woodstock, IL. The sale will take place at HAHS headquarters, located at 10804 McConnell Road in Woodstock, IL. EverDream Nursery will provide a variety of healthy plants...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Hooved Animal Humane Society
10804 McConnell Rd.
Woodstock , IL
847-641-1649
First Saturday at Colonel Palmer House-Garden Plant Sale and Hands on History for Kids
May. 7, 2016 - May. 7, 2016 , 9 am-1 pm
Plant Your Own Garden Come early and purchase plants from member's gardens of the Garden Gate Club and Green Twig Garden Club. As dedicated partners of Colonel Palmer House, the clubs have donated new shrubs and a red bud tree, tended our cut flower gardens and created beautiful floral arrangements. At 11 am kids will...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Agri-Tourism
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-477-5873
Spring Flower Sale
May. 7, 2016 - May. 7, 2016 , 9 am - 4 pm
Make plans to purchase your flowers for Mom (and yourself) at Downtown Crystal Lake's Spring Flower Sale Fundraiser. Volunteers from Downtown Crystal Lake will be selling hanging baskets and planters with beautiful blooming plants from Countryside Flowershop & Nursery. Plants will be on sale at the corner of ...More Info
Event Type: Outdoors Shopping
Downtown Crystal Lake
Brink St and Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815/479-0835
Mother's Day Special Event
May. 7, 2016 - May. 8, 2016 , 10am - 5pm
Come join us for our 9th annual Mother's Day Special Event Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th from 10am - 5pm. We'll have mall gift card drawings throughout both days. Treat Mom to her special day here at the Volo Antique Malls. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Shopping
Volo Antique Malls and Mercantile Mall
27640 W. Volo Village Rd.
Volo, IL 60073
815-344-6062
Mother's Day Brunch
May. 8, 2016 - May. 8, 2016 , 10 am - 3 pm, last seating at 2 pm
Pamper mom with a special Mother's Day Brunch. Adults $29.95; children 5-12 years old $14.95; children under 5 free. Call 815-404-2013 for reservations....More Info
Cost: Adults $29.95; Kids (5-12 years old) - $14.95; Kids under 5-FREE! Event Type: Culinary
Holiday Inn Crystal Lake
800 South Route 31
Crystal Lake , IL 60014
815-404-2013
EAA Young Eagles Rally
May. 14, 2016 - May. 14, 2016 , 10 AM - 2 PM
Please join us May 14th, 10AM - 2PM for free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17. Flight simulators will also be available for kids and adults. Food will be available for purchase. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Galt Airport
5112 Greenwood Road
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
815-648-2433
Gastropub Gastronomy
May. 14, 2016 - May. 14, 2016 , 11am-2pm
Come prepare and gather ideas of sophisticated, upscale pub fare. Bridging the gap between pubs and gastronomy. A four course lunch will be prepared by the students and served to them by LUREC staff. Wines will be perfectly paired with each course....More Info
Cost: $55 Event Type: Culinary
Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.1032
Krussell Stables Best Friend Day - Free Horse Experience
May. 14, 2016 - May. 14, 2016 , 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Calling all HORSE CRAZY kids - grab a friend and ride on over to Krussell Stables for BEST FRIEND DAY at the barn! Join the Krussell Stables crew for an afternoon of fun games, face painting, pictures and autographs with World Class Show Horses, and, best of all, AN INTRODUCTORY RIDE ON A HORSE! Look for FREE GIVE ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Krussell Stables
7105 E. Tryon Grove Road
Richmond , IL 60071
8159193105
Paddle in the Park
May. 14, 2016 - May. 14, 2016 , 10 a.m. - 2 -p.m.
"Take a canoe, kayak or stand up paddle board paddling clinic. "Test-paddle canoes, kayaks or stand up paddle boards from local retailers to find the one that is right for you. "See demonstrations of paddling, rolling and rescue techniques. "Paddle a voyageur canoe. "Learn about local canoe and kayak clubs, paddlin...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Recreation
The Hollows Conservation Area
3804 Us Highway 14
Cary, IL
815-479-5779
Refuge For Women's Welcome Home
May. 14, 2016 - May. 14, 2016 , 6pm to 9pm
Please join us for an extraordinary evening of inspiration. Ked Frank, National Director of Refuge for Women, will share moving stories of transformation from recent graduates and Karen Schultz, our city director, will bring us into how Refuge for Women is tackling the human sex trafficking industry on a local level. S...More Info
Cost: 85.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Crystal Lake Country Club
721 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-404-3961
Death of a Salesman
Now - May. 15, 2016 , Show dates: April 22, 23, 29, 30 | May 6, 7, 13, 14 @ 8p April 24 | May 8, 15 @ 3p
Death of a Salesman written by Arthur Miller directed by Richard Kuranda April 22 | May 15 Arthur Miller's classic story of a man at the end of his rope. After a life of honest hard work, it's Willy's birthright to retire with his loving wife and watch his two athletic, handsome sons continue his legacy. Yet ...More Info
Cost: $32.50, $38.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center for the Arts
26 N.Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Spring Fiber Fling
May. 14, 2016 - May. 15, 2016 , Saturday - 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday - 9 am - 4 pm
The Spring Fiber Fling is an educational event focused on fiber and the process from Sheep to Shawl. It will be a weekend event with various activities for you to take part in, learn, and purchase anything from art supplies to finished handmade products. We will have different livestock expos and demonstrations going...More Info
Cost: $3/person. Event Type: Family Expo Shopping
McHenry County Fairgrounds
11900 Country Club Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-5315
48th Annual Fair Diddley
May. 15, 2016 - May. 15, 2016 , 10 am - 4 pm
The 48th Annual Fair Diddley® will be held Sunday, May 15th, 2016 on the historic Woodstock Square! We look forward to this years event and hope you take the time to join us at this wonderful event. There will be hundreds of hand-crafted items available from our skilled artisans! Limited parking is available around ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Outdoors Festivals Shopping
Woodstock Square
Woodstock Square
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-385-5745
Living History Open House - Powers Walker 1854 Homestead
May. 15, 2016 - May. 15, 2016 , 12:00-4:00 p.m.
No registration required. Drop in any time during the open hours. Come visit this Greek Revival 1854 restored house and learn more about the resident families that called this area home. May will feature Samuel Walker, a prominent and influential man who owned the house after the Civil War. Volunteers in historical ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Historic
Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd.,
Ringwood, IL
815-479-5779
Sterne's Woods & Fen Wagon Ride and Tour
May. 18, 2016 - May. 18, 2016 , 10:00-11:30 am
Join us for a guided wagon ride tour of Sterne'sWoods and Fen with Manager of Natural Resources at the Crystal Lake Park District, John Fiorina. Learn about the unique habitats with this beautiful Park District natural area on our wagon ride. Sit back and relax and listen to the interesting history and learn about t...More Info
Cost: $5 advance registration required Event Type: Educational
depart from Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680, ext. 1219
Meet John Doe: A Live, Staged Reading
May. 12, 2016 - May. 22, 2016 , 7:00pm and 3:00pm
Come join us for a full night of unique live reading. Come support local live theater they perform the 1941 best picture Frank Capra's "Meet John Doe". Presented by Film Stripped Productions. Come experience a real intimate upclose theater experience as the performance of this addapted script is performed....More Info
Cost: $12-$15 Event Type: Performing Arts
Hidden Pearl Cafe
1208 N Green St
McHenry, IL 60050
815-338-0008
Artful Women presents: "The Body as Canvas" with Amy Ortiz
May. 22, 2016 - May. 22, 2016 , 3pm
Raue Center's Artful Women explores fashion and the female form with Amy Ortiz! May 22 @ 3p AMY ORTIZ, visual artist The Body as Canvas: Manipulations of the Female Form. What is considered beautiful by society changes, often rapidly and with dramatic consequences. Join visual and conceptual artist, Dr. Amy Ortiz...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Educational
Raue Center for the Arts | 26 N. Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8153569010
Designer Trunk Show
May. 25, 2016 - May. 25, 2016 , 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Join us for our Designer Trunk Show, featuring our new collection, Waxing Poetic! This jewelry pays homage to the journey of your life: where you come from, what your story is, and your influence in the world. Waxing Poetic celebrates the potential for transformation in all of us. With prices starting at only $24, yo...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Visual Arts
Studio 2015 Jewelry
11701 Catalpa Lane
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-337-2015
Wanders at Wingate Prairie
May. 29, 2016 - May. 29, 2016 , 2-3 pm
All Ages with Adult Enjoy a Friends tradition! On the last Sunday of each month, from May to September, our natural area volunteers gather to share their love of Wingate Prairie and its residents with any who wants to better understand and appreciate this precious place. There is no fee, but re...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Educational
The Nature Center
330 N. Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-1763
Barnstormer Days
Jun. 4, 2016 - Jun. 4, 2016 , 8AM - 2PM
Join us for family fun at Galt Airport on June 4th, 8AM - 2PM. There will be vintage aircraft, cars, and motorcycles on display, flight simulators, games, and live music from Bill's Little Big Band. There will also be bi-plane rides from Gypsy Air Tours! A pancake breakfast will be served from 8AM - 11AM ($7 for adult...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Festivals
Galt Airport
5112 Greenwood Road
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
815-648-2433
Ice Cream Social of 1858
Jun. 5, 2016 - Jun. 5, 2016 , Noon-4 p.m.
Take a break from your hectic modern life and enjoy the simple pleasures of an old-fashioned ice cream social. Enjoy fresh-scooped ice cream, play old-time games, and chat with your neighbors while visiting the historic Powers-Walker house in the summertime. Various historical characters will stop by to tell you of...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
Powers-Walker House Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd.,
Ringwood, IL
815-479-5779
Pedal-Paddle-Saddle through the Prairie
Jun. 5, 2016 - Jun. 5, 2016 , 7:30-1:30
12K, 20K, 30K Bicycle Ride, 2 hour Paddle or 5.5 mi Trail Ride Register: mchenryconservation.org Preregister by 5/18 & receive a T-shirt: $25 Individual; $15 for MCCF members $50 Family 0f 4; $40 for MCCF members; ($6 per each additional family member) The event includes pasta feast and live entertainmen...More Info
Cost: $25 Event Type: Family
Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-759-9390
Concerts In The Park
Jun. 7, 2016 - Jun. 7, 2016 , 7pm
Crystal Lake Community Band...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
2016 Taste of Summer (Downtown McHenry)
Jun. 12, 2016 - Jun. 12, 2016 , 1-4:30pm
Food, Friends & Fun! Come with family and friends to visit and TASTE from participating downtown food and beverage establishments! Try everything from pizza, sliders and sandwiches to breakfast, beers and cupcakes. Something for everyone! Specials and discounts at downtown shops and businesses. $1-$3 per taste at loca...More Info
Cost: $1-$3 per taste Event Type: Culinary
Downtown McHenry
1114 N Green St
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-4372
Concerts In The Park
Jun. 14, 2016 - Jun. 14, 2016 , 7pm
Dixie Crush (Country)...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Hooked on Fishing
Jun. 18, 2016 - Jun. 18, 2016 , 9 a.m. - Noon
Bring the whole family for demonstrations, prizes and more! No license needed, as the event is held during Illinois Free Fishing Days. Bring your own gear or borrow ours! Children get first preference on poles. First come, first served. Adult supervision of children is required. Registration preferred, (815) 4...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Sporting Event
Rush Creek Conservation Area
20501 McGuire Rd.
Harvard, IL 60098
815-338-6223
Rockin' for the Elderly
Jun. 18, 2016 - Jun. 18, 2016 , 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12 bands, 2 stages, ice cold beer, delicious food, all for 1 great cause. All proceeds benefit The Beyer Foundation....More Info
Cost: Adults $10.00, Children (Ages 6 - 12) $5.00, Children 5 & under - Free Event Type: Live Music
McHenry Moose Lodge
3535 N. Richmond Rd.
Johnsburg, IL 60051
(773) 673-4776
Rockin' for the Elderly
Jun. 18, 2016 - Jun. 19, 2016 , 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
2 Stages (Indoor/Outdoor) - 12 Bands Doors Open at 12:00 pm Bands Start at 3:00pm Live Music, Food, Beer, Dunk Tank, Slot Machines, Silent Auction - 50/50 Raffle ADMISSION: Adults - $10.00, Children (Ages 6 -12) - $5.00 Children 5 & Under - Free. Proceeds will Benefit The Beyer Foundation www....More Info
Cost: $10.00 Event Type: Live Music
McHenry Moose Lodge
3535 N Richmond Rd
Johnsburg, IL 60051
773-673-4776
Concerts In The Park
Jun. 21, 2016 - Jun. 21, 2016 , 7pm
Dick Diamond And The Dusters (Pop/Rock)...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Kids' Party In The Park
Jun. 24, 2016 - Jun. 24, 2016 , 3-5pm
Entertainment for Kids Ages 0-8 Games Rosey Posey Face Painting Be amazed by the magic & illusions of Tim Balster...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Wanders at Wingate Prairie
Jun. 26, 2016 - Jun. 26, 2016 , 2-3 pm
All Ages with Adult Enjoy a Friends tradition! On the last Sunday of each month, from May to September, our natural area volunteers gather to share their love of Wingate Prairie and its residents with any who wants to better understand and appreciate this precious place. There is no fee, but re...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Educational
The Nature Center
330 N. Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-1763
Concerts In The Park
Jun. 28, 2016 - Jun. 28, 2016 , 7pm
Voices In Harmony...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
2016 Summer Genealogy Conference
Jul. 9, 2016 - Jul. 9, 2016 , 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) is sponsoring an all-day conference for genealogists and family historians on Saturday, July 9, 2016. The event will take place at McHenry County College Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference is ideal ...More Info
Cost: See website for details Event Type: Educational
McHenry County College
8900 Route 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-519-5715
2016 Rotary Rockin' RibFest
Jul. 7, 2016 - Jul. 10, 2016 , Thurs/Fri 4:30-10:30, Sat 11:30-10:30, Sun 11:30-6:30
4 days of delicious, mouth watering barbecue and entertainment on the beautiful grounds of Sunset Park. This family-oriented event features nationally renowned professional ribbers and great family entertainment. Not only will you experience some of the best grillers and BBQers in the country but other favorites like f...More Info
Cost: $5 per person, Children 12 & under when accompanied by an adult Event Type: Festivals
Sunset Park, Lake in the Hills
5200 Miller Rd
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-742-3378
Concerts In The Park
Jul. 12, 2016 - Jul. 12, 2016 , 7pm
Second Hand Soul Band (Motown/Rock)...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Concerts In The Park
Jul. 19, 2016 - Jul. 19, 2016 , 7pm
Classical Blast (You Voted! Back by popular demand)...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Kids' Party In The Park
Jul. 22, 2016 - Jul. 22, 2016 , 3-5pm
Entertainment For Kids Ages 0-8 Games Rosey Posey Face Painting Featuring:Jeanie B. & The Jellybeans...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Concerts In The Park
Jul. 26, 2016 - Jul. 26, 2016 , 7pm
Pirates Over 40 (Caribbean)...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Live Music
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Acres of Hope Farm Trail Run
Jul. 30, 2016 - Jul. 30, 2016 , 07:30 - 11:30
Join us on July 30, 2016 for the 5th annual "Acres of Hope" Farm Trail Run and Pancake Breakfast at Stade's Farm in McHenry, IL- Fun Run, 5K/10K & FOOD!...More Info
Cost: Varies Event Type: Recreation
Stade's Farm & Market
3709 Miller Rd
McHenry, IL 60051
8154826507
Wanders at Wingate Prairie
Jul. 31, 2016 - Jul. 31, 2016 , 2-3 pm
All Ages with Adult 1 Days Enjoy a Friends tradition! On the last Sunday of each month, from May to September, our natural area volunteers gather to share their love of Wingate Prairie and its residents with any who wants to better understand and appreciate this precious place. There is...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Educational
The Nature Center
330 N. Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-1763
National Night Out
Aug. 2, 2016 - Aug. 2, 2016 , 5:30 - 8 p.m.
McHenry County Conservation District, McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the Wonder Lake Fire Departments team up to present National Night Out (NNO) Against Crime to promote crime prevention and safety programs, while strengthening police-community partnerships and encouraging neighborhood camaraderie. The evening is...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family
Harrison Benwell Conservation Area
7055 McCullom Lake Rd.
Wonder Lake, IL
815-338-6223
Blues, Brews & BBQ's
Aug. 5, 2016 - Aug. 7, 2016 , 5-11 pm Fri; 4-11 pm Sat; 12-8 pm Sun
This three-day blues fest draws some of the best talent in the industry. Great music. Excellent barbecue. Thirst-quenching brews. All in a gorgeous setting. Enjoy! ...More Info
Cost: $5 in advance; $10 at the gate Event Type: Festivals
Petersen Park
4311 Lakewood Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-482-8805
Kids' Party In The Park
Aug. 19, 2016 - Aug. 19, 2016 , 3-5pm
Entertainment For Kids Ages 0-8 Games "Miss Jamie is guaranteed to get the little ones stomping their boots and hollering for more fruits & veggies....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Wanders at Wingate Prairie
Aug. 28, 2016 - Aug. 28, 2016 , 2-3 pm
All Ages with Adult 1 Days Enjoy a Friends tradition! On the last Sunday of each month, from May to September, our natural area volunteers gather to share their love of Wingate Prairie and its residents with any who wants to better understand and appreciate this precious place. There is...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Educational
The Nature Center
330 N. Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-1763
Summer Learning Fun
May. 31, 2016 - Sep. 2, 2016 , All Day
Stop summer learning loss. Schedule as many hours as you want. Remember that Roots Education Center wants to see your children succeed, we're very flexible with our schedule and we'll work around your summer fun. Schedule your free assessment today!...More Info
Cost: $25/hour Event Type: Educational
Roots Education Center
9 Crystal Lake Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-458-1005
First Friday Concert Series
Jun. 3, 2016 - Sep. 2, 2016 , 7 -8:30 p.m.
Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the beautiful sites and sounds from the Lost Valley Visitor Center back deck to hear local musicians. June - Will Kruger; July 1 The Mississippi Stranglers, Aug. 5 The Iris Isle String Ensemble; Sept. 2 C Flatt...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Live Music
Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd.
Ringwood, IL
815-678-4532
Ski Jump Tournament
Sep. 24, 2016 - Sep. 25, 2016 , Gates open at 11:00 am
Ski jumping at its finest! Come watch them fly over our two day event. Admission buttons good for both days. US jumpers compete for the top spot....More Info
Cost: $10.00 pre-sale / $15.00 @gate Event Type: Sporting Event
Norge Ski Club
100 Ski Hill Road
Fox River Grove , IL 60021
815-382-4696
Wanders at Wingate Prairie
Sep. 25, 2016 - Sep. 25, 2016 , 2-3 pm
All Ages with Adult 1 Days Enjoy a Friends tradition! On the last Sunday of each month, from May to September, our natural area volunteers gather to share their love of Wingate Prairie and its residents with any who wants to better understand and appreciate this precious place. There is...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Educational
The Nature Center
330 N. Main St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-455-1763
McHenry Open Air Market
May. 19, 2016 - Sep. 29, 2016 , 4 - 7 pm
Spend the evening walking around outside in Downtown McHenry to view great deals,new items, and entertainment from your favorite local shops and restaurants. All participating businesses will be open the duration of the event. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Outdoors Festivals Farmers Market Shopping
Downtown McHenry
1114 N. Green St.
McHenry, IL 60050
815.385.4372
Woodstock Farmers Market
May. 3, 2016 - Oct. 25, 2016 , 8 am - 1 pm, Tuesdays and Saturdays
This producers-only market features fresh, local products such as meats, eggs, breads, veggies, baked goods and more from 40+ vendors. The market also offers live music and other events throughout the season. Tuesdays and Saturdays. ...More Info
Event Type: Outdoors Live Music Agri-Tourism Farmers Market
Woodstock Square
Woodstock Square
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-5164
Cache Your Way 2016
Aug. 1, 2016 - Nov. 30, 2016 , Sunrise to Sunset
Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunt using either a GPS unit or a smartphone. The Cache Your Way program takes you to 15 different McHenry County Conservation District sites and find these hidden treasures. Download a passport from our website and complete the program to get a special 2016 GeoCoin. 2016 is the ye...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Recreation
Various McHenry County Conservation District Sites
18410 US Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-6223
International Ski Jumping Tournament
Jan. 21, 2017 - Jan. 22, 2017 , Gates open at 11:00
International ski jumping competition - come watch jumpers from all over the world compete against our top US athletes. Watch them Fly! Admission buttons good for both days. Buttons can be purchased at participating merchants - view web site....More Info
Cost: $10.00 pre-sale/ $15.00 @ gate Event Type: Sporting Event
Norge Ski Club
100 Ski Hill Road
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
815-382-4696
Geocache Across McHenry County GeoTour
Now - Jan. 1, 2018 , Ongoing
GeoTours are specifically designed to turn your next staycation, day trip or geocaching expedition into an extraordinary adventure. Cache Your Way Across McHenry County GeoTour highlights 15 of the best District spots where gamers will be led along unique trails, under bridges, to historic sites, or in the middle of a ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
McHenry County Conservation District Sites
18410 US Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-6223
World Tai Chi and QiGong Day
Now - Apr. 25, 2105 , 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Global Event April 25th in the Historic Woodstock Square will offer FREE Tai Chi Harvard Health Publications has called Tai Chi Medication in Motion for all the myriad health issues it has been proven to help& (source: www.worldtaichiday.org) World Tai Chi & QiGong Day began in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998 and ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Woodstock Square Mall
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-458-0377
Community Rummage Sale
Now - Sep. 25, 5015 , 9am - 2pm
Sale takes place on Friday, September 25 9am - 2pm and is open to the public. To be a seller: You can reserve an 8ft space to sell your treasures for the low fee of $15 R / $18 NR. (If you need electricity there is an additional $10 fee.) Registration is taken on a first come, first served basis, and there are no r...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Shopping
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460

 



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