Halloween Handout

A favorite among young children!  Participating merchants throughout Downtown Crystal Lake open their doors to invite costumed children 12 and under to receive a treat. Participating merchants will have an orange “Halloween Handout” Pumpkin Flyer on their window. More information on this event

Crystal Lake Central – Trunk or Treat

Crystal Lake Central High School 45 W. Franklin St., Crystal Lake, IL

Crystal Lake Central's National Honor Society is hosting a Trunk or Treat in their Student Parking Lot from 4:00-5:30 PM on October 29th. For 6th grade students and under. Come dressed up and ready for fun!

Trunk or Treat

Willow Crystal Lake 100 S. Main St., Crystal Lake, IL

WHO? Willow Crystal Lake WHERE? 100 S. Main Street, Crystal Lake WHAT? Trunk or Treat WHEN? October 29, 2021 @ 4PM to 6PM FUN! Candy, Games, Crafts, Treasure Hunt and drinks to keep you warm No registration necessary. Questions? Phyllis Seyler, pseyler@willowcreek.org

Bethany Halloween Carnival

Bethany Lutheran Church 76 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL

Halloween fun at Bethany Lutheran Church!

Halloween Pub Crawl

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Grab your group of friends. Dress up (or not). Have a good time during this casual Halloween Pub Crawl. Crawl at your own pace. Drink Responsibly. Nine participating Downtown stops: Cantina 52 The Cottage Crystal Lake Brewing Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen Georgio's Pizzeria & Pub Jude's Labemi's Las Cumbres Williams Street Tap

Christmas Tree Lane

Depot Park 90 E. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake, Illinois

November 27th - December 31st Join us this holiday season for our second annual Christmas Tree Lane in Depot Park!  This year's display will be bigger, better, and more beautiful! For additional information

Small Business Saturday

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Downtown Crystal Lake is pleased to be a Neighborhood Champion, and we encourage you to support your downtown businesses today. Click here for additional information.

Sip-n-Shop

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Get into the holiday spirit while shopping and eating in beautiful Downtown Crystal Lake, on Thursday, December 9th, from 5-8 PM. 10% of the sales that evening will go to Second Bridge (https://secondbridge.org), a local non-profit organization that helps children in foster care. Bring your friends and enjoy everything our beautiful downtown has to offer […]

Santa House Visits

Brink Street Market 40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL

Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visit are brought to you FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Downtown Crystal Lake Santa House by Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc!

Free

Santa House Visits

Brink Street Market 40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL

Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visit are brought to you FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Downtown Crystal Lake Santa House by Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc!

Free

Santa House Visits

Brink Street Market 40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL

Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visit are brought to you FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Downtown Crystal Lake Santa House by Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc!

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Santa House Visits

Brink Street Market 40 N Williams St, Crystal Lake, IL

Children may visit with Santa in his Downtown Crystal Lake house at Brink Street Market. Visit are brought to you FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Downtown Crystal Lake Santa House by Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc!

Free

Mitten Match

MITTEN MATCH This game is FREE and just for fun! Decorated left and right mittens are displayed around Downtown Crystal Lake on Brink, Woodstock & Williams Streets. Pickup an Answer Sheet form from Marvin’s Toy Store or any store where you see a mitten displayed. Or print out the Answer Sheet form: Answer Sheet Look […]

Slidewalk Sales

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

January 13, 14, & 15 (Thursday – Saturday) This is the “winter version” of our popular Sidewalk Sales! Run, slide, skate or ski into some fabulous winter bargains.  

Galentine’s Day

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Shop local and enjoy champagne and chocolate from participating downtown establishments.

Have a Heart Paper Drive

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Have a Heart Paper Drive (February 12th - 19th) Let's help our friends at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry! 2022 is a new year with a new focus! Target: Paper Products Collection Items Needed: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Facial Tissue & Dinner Napkins This year, we will be hosting a “Have a Heart Paper Drive” to benefit […]

TWOs-day

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Downtown Crystal Lake businesses are doubling down on their efforts to have some creative fun by offering discounts and specials on this unique TWOs-day. Stay TWO-ned to find out more.....We'll be adding names of participating businesses and their special offerings.

Benson Family Singers at Bethany Lutheran Church

Bethany Lutheran Church 76 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL

The family music group hails from Faribault, Minnesota and led by Peter and Rachelle, along with their four sons, David, Aaron, Luke, Paul, and daughter, Keziah. Benson Family Singers have a unique ministry consisting of barbershop, bluegrass, and gospel music.

Free

A Night of ImprovABILITY benefitting the Alexander Leigh Center for Autism

Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL

The Alexander Leigh Center for Autism will take to the stage for our "Night of ImprovABILITY" annual gala on Saturday, April 30th at the Raue Center in Crystal Lake, IL. All proceeds from the gala will go towards helping ALCA provide an environment where children on the autism spectrum can develop their potential; academically, emotionally, […]

$100.00

Pedalpalooza – for Family Health Partnership Clinic

McHenry County IL

Join us over the weekend of May 21-22 for a spectacular Tour de McHenry County.  Pedalpalooza utilizes our McHenry County Conservation District Bike Trails system.  There is no start or finish line but instead cyclists plan a route along the trails to visit many of the participating local, small businesses to receive special “Perks” available […]