Celebrate the REAL Groundhog Day!

Welcome to the enchanting town of Woodstock, IL, where every year, the spirit of Groundhog Day comes alive in a celebration that transcends time and space. Unlike Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, it's Woodstock that served as the cinematic backdrop for the beloved film, and each February, the town becomes a pilgrimage site for fans from around the globe. As we gear up for Groundhog Day 2024, join us on a journey through the festivities that make Woodstock the ultimate destination for those looking to relive the magic of the iconic movie. 

Winter Adventures

Cold weather is officially here. Take advantage of the winter season by exploring the vast outdoor adventures McHenry County has to offer. Whether it’s sledding with the family, ice fishing with friends, or hiking a candlelight trail there are winter activities and outdoor recreation for everyone. 

Top 10 Coffee Shops!

Hey there, coffee aficionados and caffeine enthusiasts! If you're on the hunt for the best coffee shops in McHenry County, you're in for a treat. We've brewed up a list of delightful coffee shops that are sure to awaken your senses and tickle your taste buds. So, grab your favorite mug, cozy up, and let's dive into the aromatic world of McHenry County's coffee culture.

The McHenry Co. Craft Beverage Trail is BACK!

The McHenry County Craft Beverage Trail is back! Get ready for a new round of craft beverage fun starting November 3rd in McHenry County. Explore new stops, snag new swag, and enjoy the experience!

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Planning your McHenry County getaway is easier than ever! Download the Naturally McHenry County, IL app for a mobile, interactive way to plan your trip to McHenry County, IL!

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2024 INSIDER Guide

Trips are much better when you have someone to guide you. While we can't send our reps to personally accompany you on your journey, we still want you to feel as though you're getting the inside scoop on McHenry County from an old friend. That's why our INSIDER Guide is packed with information about the incredible sites and activities you'll find in our little slice of Northern Illinois.

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Something to Talk About
February 29, 2024 | The Vixen

Don't miss Something to Talk About, a night dedicated to raising awareness and support for seniors living independently in McHenry County. The evening will begin with cocktails, passed appetizers, and live jazz music and end with Felix and Fingers Dueling pianos. Check out the raffle items, participate in games and activities, and enjoy an upscale BBQ buffet. Learn more about Senior Care Volunteer Network while sipping signature drinks and mingling with friends. It will be something to talk about!

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Library Lovers Expedition 2024
McHenry County Libraries

Best Shop Show
The Records Department Woodstock

Woodstock Farmers Market
McHenry County Fairgrounds

Joe Diamond Mindreading Show
Sideouts Sports Tavern

Apres Brew-Ski Grand Opening Part
MobCraft Beer Woodstock

Chili Open Golf Classic
Crystal Lake Main Beach

Ice Fishing Derby
Woods Creek Lake

Houseplant Happy Hour
Kishwaukee Brewing

Superbowl Party
Sideouts Sports Tavern

Live Music
Rush Creek Distilling

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