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Paint Night

You are provided with paint, brushes, easels, canvas and an art instructor to teach you step by step on how to create a beautiful work of art. Please wear a paint shirt with short sleeves. Canvas size is 12x16.

Food & beverage will be available for purchase through RoccoVino's during this event.

Pre-registration is required.

For more information contact Ashley at

206705-04 F 6/16 6:30PM-8:30PM $30 Pink Flowers in Vase
206705-05 F 7/14 6:30PM-8:30PM $30 Owl in Trees
206705-06 F 8/18 6:30PM-8:30PM $30 Owl in Blue or Brown

Wine Tasting at Twin Lakes

Enjoy an evening at Twin Lakes and sample a variety of red, white and dessert wines. Sit back and relax as you snack on an assortment of cheese, crackers and other tasty treats that will be available. Great location, great friends and great wine...what more can you ask for!

Location: Twin Lakes Tent 

*No children allowed at this event* 

205100-02 21+ F 8/11 7:00-8:30pm $15 (pre/registration)/$20 at the door $5 designated driver; food only Chocolate

24th Annual Fishing Derby

Come and enjoy a great family event and start your fishing tales now! There will be awards, prizes and a tagged fish just waiting to be caught for a special prize. Bait will be available for purchase.  Please bring a bucket for fish.

Location: Twin Lakes Pavilion 2 (Closest to rt. 53)

205700-01 All Sa 6/3 8:00-11:30am $3 (pre-registration) / $5 (day of event)

Beer Tasting at Twin Lakes

Looking for a good brew? Join us under the tent as we sample beers from a variety of different vendors. Kick back and enjoy an assortment of snacks as you encounter new styles and tastes. Bring all your friends and family out to create lasting memories at our Beer Tastings! You won't want to miss it!

Location: Twin Lakes Tent

*No children allowed at this event* 

205350-01 21+ F 6/9 7:00-8:30pm $15 (pre/registration)/$20 at the door $5 designated driver; food only
105350-01 21+ F 9/1 7:00-8:30pm $15 (pre/registration)/$20 at the door $5 designated driver; food only

Teen Battle of the Bands

Compete with local teen bands for the chance to perform at the Illinois State Fair. Get ready to rock at the Palatine/Salt Creek Park District's Annual Battle of the Bands local competition on Monday, June 12 at Twin Lakes Golf Course & Recreation Area, 1200 e. Twin Lakes Drive, Palatine. The winner will move to the regional competition, and the regional winner will have the opportunity to play in Springfield at the Statewide Competition. 

In the event of inclement weather, the competition will be moved indoors to Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, Palatine. 

Submission Deadline: April 21

Notification Date: April 28

Performance Date (if accepted): Monday, June 12

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm 

Ages: 13-20yrs

Presented by Salt Creek Park District and Palatine Park District. 



Luau Party

We are bringing a little bit of Hawaii to Twin Lakes! Celebrate summer with a luau! we will dance to fun summer music, make awesome crafts, and eat a special summer treat!

Location: Twin Lakes Tent

Code Day Date Time Fee
206129-01 W 7/12 4:00-5:30pm $12

Movie Night at Twin Lakes

Join us Thursday, July 27 for a family friendly movie outside. Concessions will be available from RoccoVino's. FREE popcorn to all who attend. Come early and rent a boat on Donut Lake or hit a bucket of golf balls at the driving range. Call Ashley Medley at 847-934-6050 for more information.

Movie: Secret Life of Pets

Day: Th

Date: 7/27

Time: Dusk (8:30pm)


Sunday Fun Day

Join us for this great family event, which will be the culmination of our "Customer Appreciation Week." We will have a special afternoon edition of our Patio Entertainment series as "The Good Mondays" will play on the Twin Lakes Deck from 1:00pm-3:00pm. We will also have a moon bounce and dunk tank, as well as various discounts available during the event at Twin Lakes. Admission is FREE.

Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Area

Date: July 30th 

Day: Su

Time: 11:30am-3:00pm


Turtle Trek Race

You will not want to miss our annual Turtle Trek Race and Raffle! Adopt a turtle today and you will have a chance to win great prizes, as we will race our fleet of plastic turtles in Donut Lake. The grand prize winner will receive $500! If your turtle does not win, don't fret, we will also have over 40 prizes from our wonderful sponsors! 

Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Area 


All F 8/4 6:30pm $5/turtle;$20 snap pack (5 turtles)