Schedule July 3rd – 7th
Entrance Times, Fees, Carnival Rides & More
Volunteer Now at Fest! Volunteers needed at Entrance Booths & Beverage Tent!
Baggo Tournament ~ Register Now
Saturday, July 6th
FUEL headlines Fest on July 4th! Modern Day Romeos and other great acts too!
Support your Arts Park & protect and preserve the Historic Dole Mansion
JULY 3 – 7
Voted Best Festival in McHenry County for 2011-2012 and 2013 by the Northwest Herald Readers’ Choice Awards! Thank you for Voting us BEST FEST!
It’s ”The Granddaddy of All Festivals” in McHenry County and proud to be celebrating 34 great years! Attracting over 50,000 people to this annual favorite, come experience live music, plenty of scrumptious food at the “Taste by the Lake,” thrilling rides, midway games, reunions with friends, historic tours, gallery exhibits, incredible selection of beer and wines, and fun for the whole family.
Thank you for 11 great years of support of Lakeside Legacy Foundation! Attending and volunteering at Fest ensures the next 10 years of cultivating the arts, historic preservation and community events! Lakeside Fest is the foundations LARGEST FUNDRAISING EVENT!
Volunteer now for this great event! Volunteers needed in the entrance tents and beverage tent.
- $5 Gate Charge
- Free Admission for Kids 12 & under
- $2 for Seniors 65+
- Free for active military with valid ID
Carnival Rides Presented By Windy City Amusements
- $20 unlimited ride wristband
- Carnival Tickets and Wristbands sold at the Carnival Ticket Booths.
- $1 off wristband coupons available at entrance tents
- single ride tickets available
Carnival Unlimited Ride Wristbands Times. Outside of these times below single tickets are available for carnival rides.
7/5 Wristbands Not Available
Tours of the Dole Mansion Available *subject to change/weather permitting