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Post an EventThe 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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Oktoberfest at the Quarry

Oct. 2, 2020 - Oct. 2, 2020 , 4:00 - 11:00 PM
The Quarry Cable Park
5517 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Time to get your PROST on! And by “Prost” we mean cheers! The Quarry will host its 4th Annual Oktoberfest when the unique Quarry venue will be transformed into a German beer garden with live music, cold beer and delicious German fare! ...

Crystal Lake Park District Road Rally

Oct. 3, 2020 - Oct. 3, 2020 , 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office
Starting Point: Admin Building, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
4 People per car, multiple local check-ins, solve riddles and complete small team challenges, Picnic at finish line. Pack a cooler of your favorite adult beverages. Includes: 3 hours of rally time and games, picnic food & prizes. CODE: 131400-01 - Registration deadline: September 25 ...

McHenry Riverwalk Fire Globe Lighting

Oct. 3, 2020 - Oct. 3, 2020 , 6:30 - 9:00 PM
McHenry Riverwalk
1202 Riverside Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
***This event is weather permitting - it will be canceled for high winds, rain or snow*** - Fire Globes will be lit at dusk/sunset. - All are welcome to stroll along the McHenry Riverwalk to enjoy the Fire Globes. - **Please note - COVID19 Social distancing guidelines should be followed for ... ...

Woodstock Farmers Market

Oct. 3, 2020 - Oct. 3, 2020 , 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Historic Woodstock Square
121 W Van Buren St
Woodstock, IL 60098
We are back on the square! We are still modifying our market to continue to provide our customers and vendor a safe environment.  Our vendors are required to wear face masks, and we ask that our customers do to. We ask that you not bring your dogs at this time, to help with social distancing. ... ...

McHenry Riverwalk Fire Globe Lighting

Oct. 10, 2020 - Oct. 10, 2020 , 6:15 - 9:00 PM
McHenry Riverwalk
1202 Riverside Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
***This event is weather permitting - it will be canceled for high winds, rain or snow*** - Fire Globes will be lit at dusk/sunset. - All are welcome to stroll along the McHenry Riverwalk to enjoy the Fire Globes. - **Please note - COVID19 Social distancing guidelines should be followed for ... ...

Rail Fest

Oct. 10, 2020 - Oct. 11, 2020 , 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Historic Woodstock Square
127 E. Calhoun St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
8153382436
Model train enthusiasts and families looking for some weekend fun are sure to enjoy our first Woodstock Rail Fest event with more than a dozen trains on display around the historic Woodstock Square! ...

Haunted Home Decorating Contest

Oct. 1, 2020 - Oct. 16, 2020
Crystal Lake/Lakewood homes
Starting Point:Admin Building, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Register to receive an upload link. Upload a photo or video of your home, and we will announce entries and voting via Facebook, Instagram and Website. Winner receives a $50 gift card to the Crystal Lake Park District. Registration Deadline: October 16 @ 12PM. Photo/Video upload instruction email sent ... ...

McHenry Riverwalk Fire Globe Lighting

Oct. 17, 2020 - Oct. 17, 2020 , 6:00 - 9:00 PM
McHenry Riverwalk
1202 Riverside Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
***This event is weather permitting - it will be canceled for high winds, rain or snow*** - Fire Globes will be lit at dusk/sunset. - All are welcome to stroll along the McHenry Riverwalk to enjoy the Fire Globes. - **Please note - COVID19 Social distancing guidelines should be followed for ... ...

Richmond's Fall Fest 2020

Oct. 17, 2020 - Oct. 17, 2020 , 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Downtown Richmond
10301 N. Main St.
Richmond, IL 60071
Music, Mini Donuts, BINGO, Halloween crafts and lots of fun for the whole family! Richmond merchants will host a Fall Fest on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18! Enjoy the entire weekend in town with a PUMPKIN PASS to access a whole day of fun! Each pass earns you access to games, crafts, ... ...

McHenry Riverwalk Fire Globe Lighting

Oct. 24, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020 , 6:00 - 9:00 PM
McHenry Riverwalk
1202 Riverside Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
***This event is weather permitting - it will be canceled for high winds, rain or snow*** - Fire Globes will be lit at dusk/sunset. - All are welcome to stroll along the McHenry Riverwalk to enjoy the Fire Globes. - **Please note - COVID19 Social distancing guidelines should be followed for ... ...

Drive Thru Truck or Treat

Oct. 25, 2020 - Oct. 25, 2020 , 10:00 Am - 12:00 PM
Lippold Park
851 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Wear your Halloween costume! Start Times: Every 15 minutes. Trucks will be staged throughout the parking lot for you to drive thru and Trick or Treat! Register your car for a time slot CODE: 151401 ...

McHenry Riverwalk Fire Globe Lighting

Oct. 31, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 , 6:00 - 9:00 PM
McHenry Riverwalk
1202 Riverside Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
***This event is weather permitting - it will be canceled for high winds, rain or snow*** - Fire Globes will be lit at dusk/sunset. - All are welcome to stroll along the McHenry Riverwalk to enjoy the Fire Globes. - **Please note - COVID19 Social distancing guidelines should be followed for ... ...

Crystal Lake Racket Club's Puzzle Palooza

Nov. 7, 2020 - Nov. 7, 2020 , 10:00 Am - 12:00 PM
The Racket Club
9101 S. Route 31
Algonquin, IL 60102
8476585688
Race against other teams to finish the same 500 piece jigsaw puzzle. Bring snacks and enjoy a day with friends or family! Tables will be separated 30 feet apart - No spectators allowed. Masks are required when moving about Racket Club but not at table. Registration deadline: Oct 30 CODE: RCPUZZLE-02 ...

HYPROV: Improv under Hypnosis

Nov. 7, 2020 - Nov. 7, 2020 , 8:00 - 9:00 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Colin Mochrie (of "Whose Line Is It, Anyway?") presents HYPROV: Improv under Hypnosis Featuring Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci NOVEMBER 7 @ 8p Tickets start at $45* Come together as two masters of their crafts unite for a totally unique comedy experience! From the brilliant minds of Improv Legend ... ...

Wagon Ride and Campfire

Now - Nov. 15, 2020 , 1:00 - 8:00 PM
Sterne's Woods
5617 E. Hillside Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
8154590680
Discover the beauty of Sterne's Woods located north of Veteran Acres! The wagon will fit up to 20 participants at a time. A warm campfire will be waiting upon your return. Participants are welcome to bring snacks to cook over an open fire. Masks not required but preferred. No alcohol permitted. ... ...

Santa House Visits

Nov. 27, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020 , 8:00 - 9:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Santa's House
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

The Festival of Lights Parade

Nov. 27, 2020 - Nov. 27, 2020 , 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake
26 N. Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
The Festival of Lights Parade is the traditional start to the season when Santa Claus comes to town on November 27, 2020 at 7:00. This year's theme will be "Toy Land" The evening is filled with lights, music, pageantry, and a little magic! The parade ends at the corner of Williams & ... ...

Santa House Visits

Nov. 28, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Small Business Saturday

Nov. 28, 2020 - Nov. 28, 2020 , 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Shop small, shop local! Small Business Saturday is a BIG deal in Downtown Crystal Lake. Today, (and every day) support the businesses that support your community. ...

Santa House Visits

Nov. 29, 2020 - Nov. 29, 2020 , 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 3, 2020 - Dec. 3, 2020 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 4, 2020 - Dec. 4, 2020 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Luminaria Walk

Dec. 5, 2020 - Dec. 5, 2020 , 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Veteran Acres Park
431 N. Walkup Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Suggested Donation $1 per person, Max $5 per family - Donations to be used for Nature Center outdoor education programs ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 5, 2020 - Dec. 5, 2020 , 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 6, 2020 - Dec. 6, 2020 , 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 10, 2020 - Dec. 10, 2020 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Letters to Santa

Nov. 1, 2020 - Dec. 11, 2020
Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office
1 East Crystal Lake Ave.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Send us your child's Santa letter by Friday, December 11. Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and Santa will send you a reply before Christmas day. Letters cannot be returned. Mail letters to: SANTA, c/o Crystal Lake Park District, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 ...

Light Up Crystal Lake Christmas Home Decorating Contest

Nov. 20, 2020 - Dec. 11, 2020
Crystal Lake/Lakewood homes
Starting Point:Admin Building, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Register to receive an upload link. Upload a photo or video of your home, and we will announce entries and voting via Facebook, Instagram and Website. Winner receives a $50 gift card to the Crystal Lake Park District. Registration Deadline: Dec 11 @12PM. Photo/Video upload instruction email sent to ... ...

Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Dec. 11, 2020 - Dec. 11, 2020 , 8:00 - 9:00 PM
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Pops Concert DECEMBER 11 @ 8p Tickets start at $53* Elgin Symphony Orchestra will bring their holiday pops concert to Raue Center For The Arts! Celebrate the holidays this year with Elgin Symphony Holiday Pops Concert. The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is unmatched ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 11, 2020 - Dec. 11, 2020 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 12, 2020 - Dec. 12, 2020 , 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 13, 2020 - Dec. 13, 2020 , 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 17, 2020 - Dec. 17, 2020 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
Downtown Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 18, 2020 - Dec. 18, 2020 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
Downtown Crystal Lake
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 19, 2020 - Dec. 19, 2020 , 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

Santa House Visits

Dec. 20, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020 , 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Crystal Lake - Brink Street Market
30 N Williams St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-479-0835
Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visits are FREE. The memories are PRICELESS! Our relaxed, living room environment provides a comfortable, inviting place for children to sit on Santa’s knee. Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Children ... ...

FREE HOME SHOW

Mar. 13, 2021 - Mar. 14, 2021 , 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center 800 S. Route 31 Crystal Lake, IL
800 S. Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(630)953-2500
FREE ADMISSION & PARKING TO THE CRYSTAL LAKE HOME & GARDEN SHOW! PROVIDING YOU WITH THE LATEST PRODUCTS & SERVICES TO IMPROVE YOUR HOME! The Crystal Lake Home and Garden Show returns to the Holiday Inn Hotel Conference Center on September 26th & 27th for McHenry County’s most popular ... ...
 





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