Upcoming Events

July 3rd, 5pm-9pm The MPOA (Master Property Owners Assoc.) is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary this year with a "Street Dance" on Hancock Drive from 5-9 pm. Costume and Dance Contest! From 1-3PM bring your mail to receive special postal cancellation mark! Free Boat rides 3-7PM. Following the street dance, residents are encourage to LIGHT-UP their boats and participate in the "Venetian Night Parade" around the lake beginning at 9pm. Best view of parade will be at your own subdivision beach. Download PDF

Be a part of Wonder Lake's most highly attended event of the year! On July 4th the 1st event is at 10AM (see schedule), with the Parade at 1:30pm. and ending with Fireworks over the Lake at 9PM. Sign up Forms: Parade Entry and Vendor Entry - Entries due on June 27th).

For the night of July 4th, Rex Auto Body and 24/7 Towing will be offering free Towing and Shuttle service for Wonder Lake Residence starting immediately after the Wonder Lake Fire Works and ending at 2AM. Free Towing will be for all of Wonder Lake. Tow's out side of Wonder Lake will be done for a small fee. Simply call 815-344-2233 with your location and how many passengers. The shuttle van will pick you up, get your keys and drop off location and a tow truck will bring your car home. Lets work together to make this a safe holiday!

Wonder Lake Bible Church Vacation Bible School.  Children age 3 through grade 6 are invited to join us on July 6th - 10th from 6:20 - 8:30 pm. Walk in registrations accepted. For more information visit www.wlbiblechurch.org/vbs

July 10th 5-11pm, Admission: $5 at gate; 10 years & under FREE. Food ~ Beer Visit their website for a full schedule of events.

Sponsored by McHenry Parks & Recreation Dept. Location:East Campus High School, 1012 N Green St. McHenry, IL 60050 Check-in: 6:30 A.M. – 7:45 A.M., 5K Fun Run: Race begins 8:00 A.M., 10K Run: Race Begins 8:15 A.M. Registration: Parks Department, McHenry Municipal Center 333 S. Green St. McHenry, IL 60050 815-363-2160

July 11th 4-11pm, Admission:$15 pre-sale $20 at gate; 10 years & under FREE. Food ~ Beer, Designated Driver Booth: wristband, free soft drinks & water, Amusements Rides: $20 per person unlimited ride special 2 P.M. – 5 P.M., Craft Beer Station: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Harley Motorcycle Show: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.  Visit their website for a full schedule of events.

July 12th, from 10am- 4pm, At the McHenry County Historical Museum, in Union IL. Admission is free. Auction, Cake Walk, and old fashioned fun events! Click here to see full schedule of events.

McHenry Fiesta Days, Pertersen Park, July 12th, 11am-6pm. Admission: $5 at gate; 10 years & under FREE; $10 VIP Seating available NOW! 31st Annual Car Show: 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. visit www.nilsra.com, Food ~ Beer, Designated Driver Booth: wristband, free soft drinks & water, Bags Tournament 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M., Family Fun Day 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M., Amusements Rides: $20 per person unlimited ride special 12 P.M. – 3 P.M. Buy Tickets

July 17th, 3-8PM at Veteran's Memorial Park, 3400 Pearl Street, McHenry, IL 60050. $5 for hand stamp and ice cream from Riverside Chocolate Factory. On going stage entertainment including MarRay Dance Studio, Animal Act, and The Crystal Lake Strikers also, Face Painting, Moon Walks, Games, Finger Printing and Fire Safety House. Inside Sidewalk Sales: 9:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. all over town

July 18th, 9:30am-4:00pm, Veteran's Memorial Park, 3400 Pearl Street McHenry, IL 60050. Food service, Over 100+ crafters featuring handmade items, and Outside Sidewalk Sales: all over town.

July 19th, 11am-5pm Veteran's Memorial Park, Parade theme: “All That Jazz”, Post Parade entertainment on gazebo: Drum & Bugle Corps Show. Parade Route: Main Street to Green Street to Pearl Street to Riverside Drive to Washington Street end at Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Annual Woodstock Folk Festival at the Historic Woodstock Square, July 19th, Noon-6 p.m. For more information, please visit www.woodstockfolkmusic.com.

McHenry Rotary sponsors the Blues, Brew & BBQ at Peterson Park, July 31st – August 2nd 2015, Friday: 5 pm – 11pm, Saturday: 4 pm – 11pm, Sunday: Noon – 8 pm.

August 5th to Aug 9th, Gates open at 7 AM and close at 10 PM daily, Vendors open at 10 AM and close at 10 PM daily. Visit our carnival! Rides and games in the Midway area will be open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1pm to 10pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 10pm. Wednesday and Thursday are our wristband days! Purchase a wristband for $17 from Skinners Amusement and ride as many rides as you can from 1pm to 5pm! For more information on events, please visit their website.

Wonder Lake Sportsmans Club Catfish Derby, August 15/16, 2015, 7:00 PM - 7 AM Sharp, This event is open to everyone, providing at least one team member is a resident of Wonder Lake. (All proceeds go for lake conservation) Entry Fee: $10.00. Big Fish Pot, $5 per person. Contact Todd Weir, (815) 790-2185 for more information.

Experience the Worlds Largest Corn Maze at Richardson Farms, Spring Grove. Open Noon to 10pm, August 29thThrough November 1st, visit their website for days and times. Activities include 700' Zip Line, ORBiting, Live Pig Races, Pedal Carts, Wagon Rides, and pumpkin Patch.

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