Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen has it all. A great bar with an outstanding selection of craft brews, a full menu including locally sustainable and vegetarian options as well as live entertainment. Conveniently located across from the Downtown Crystal Lake Metra Station it is also ideal for your next bar crawl.
If you are looking for a romantic evening, a get together with good friends, or a fun family night out, these concerts are for you. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and pack your picnic basket and head on out to enjoy an evening of live music, summer air and a sunset. Best of all they are FREE!!!
Come and explore this great toy store in the heart of Crystal Lake. This family owned shop features quality toys that are hand chosen to spark the imagination of the child in your life. The knowledgeable staff at Marvin’s will be happy to assist you.
During the month of March everyone is a little Irish. With this listing of Saint Patrick’s Day festivals, Parties and parades you will be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day From Friday through Tuesday. So don your green and get ready to party!
If you are looking tor that neighborhood bar feel, the kind where everyone knows your name, or acts like they do, then Matt’s should be your next stop. With their recent updates, Matt’s is the perfect place to meet with friends or family, have a drink,(my favorite is their Moscow Mule in a copper cup),and grab a game. Matt’s is also a great bar crawl spot, right across from the Crystal Lake station.
Get out on the town this holiday season and enjoy everything from Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Parades to Visits With Santa and Free Carriage Rides to Live Theater like A Christmas Carol or the Nutcracker Ballet. The possibilities are endless along the Northwest Line alone, so head on out and start a new Holiday Tradition of your own.
Great family fun is to be had at Crystal Lake’s Johnny Appleseed Festival. There will be wagon rides, pumpkin bowling, pony rides, petting zoo,,,,,,live music, food vendors, craft fair, farmers market, apple pie eating contest……and so much more.
What a better way to spend a morning or afternoon, then to shop your local market. Purchase the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable produce, eggs, cheeses, humanely grown and raised meats, and more. Many of the markets have live entertainment, children’s activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
This years fireworks along the Northwest Line start on July 2nd with the last town, Fox River Grove on the 12th. So get out and enjoy the show. Many of the towns have celebrations, festivals and parades as well.
You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this pub crawl. We have included five Irish pubs in five different towns. Pick where you want to stop and end, then go out and have some ‘craic.” (an Irish term for fun or good time). If you try all five we would like to hear about your favorites.
If you are looking for a special way to celebrate Easter and perhaps start a new tradition, here are some great suggestions. From Easter Egg Hunts and Visits with the Bunny to Breakfast or Lunch with the Bunny, there is something for everyone.