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Dinosaur Egg Hunt

Many years ago, dinosaurs roamed over the Twin Lakes Recreation Area. Though they all disappeared, some of their eggs remain hidden. Parents are free and need to accompany their child at the event. Fee includes story, craft, snack and egg hunt.

Location: Twin Lakes Tent


23rd Annual Fishing Derby

Come and enjoy a great family event and start your fishing tales now! There will be awards, prizes and tagged catfish 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 (Pavilion closest to rt. 53)

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
205700-01 Sa 6/4 8:00 am - 11:30 am $3 pre registration / $5 day of All

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 and assortment of snacks as you encounter new styles and tastes. Bring your dads, husbands, and buddies out to celebrate at these fun Beer Tasting events. You won't want to miss it! 

Location: Twin Lakes Tent

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
205350-01 F 6/10 7:00pm - 8:30pm $15 pre registration/$20 at the door 21 + yrs
105350-01 F 9/2 7:00pm - 8:30pm $15 pre registration/$20 at the door 21 + yrs

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 Teen Battle of the Bands local competition on Monday, June 13 at the Fred P. Hall Amphitheater, 262 E. Palatine Road. The winner will move to the regional competition and the regional competition winner will get the opportunity to play in Springfield at the Statewide Competition. Each band must submit a demo of at least one song via Youtube or Vimeo link. 

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

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2016

Notification Date: April 25, 2016

Performance Date (if accepted): June 13, 2016

Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m. 

Carnival and Inflatable Fun!

Come out for a really fun party filled with carnival games and fun inflatables!  Participants will jump, get their face painted, play carnival games, eat a fun snack, and so much more!  Make sure to wear socks. 

Location: Twin Lakes Pavilion 1

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
205302-01 W 6/15 4:00-5:30pm $16 4-10

Wine Tasting at Twin Lakes

Enjoy an evening at Twin Lakes and sample a variety or 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 

Sponsored by: Momma Bear Chocolates, D'Vine Wines, Cooper's Hawk, PRP Wine, Rocco Vino's, and Perfect Brewing Co. 

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
205325-02 F 8/12 7:00-8:30pm $15 pre registration/$20 at the door 21+ yrs