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99 Things to do in Mundelein

1. Visit our new Village Hall, 300 Plaza Circle
2. Swim, sunbathe and picnic at Diamond Lake Beach
3. Bike ride on the North Shore Bike Trail or the Millennium Trail
4. Visit the Fort Hill Heritage Center(
5. Play disc golf at the Diamond Lake Sports Complex (
6. Workout (including pool, sauna and whirlpool) at the Park View Community Fitness Center(
7. Attend a summer concert at the Kracklauer Park gazebo 5 to 6:30 p.m. on May 31, June 28, July 12, 19 & 26, August 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2015.
8. Attend the "One World Festival" on September 20, 2014
9. Attend Mundelein Community Days held July 2, 3, 4, 5, 2015
10. Attend a Park-on-Park classic car event, 2nd Wednesday, May - September ( )
11. Join in the National Night Out Celebration on August 5, 2015
12. Participate in the annual A-May-Zing Mundelein: A Day of Caring, held on May 16, 2015
13. Attend a Kirk Players community theater performance (
14. Attend the MHS annual Jazz Festival on March 2015
15. Attend the Mundelein Community Days Parade on July 5, 2015
16. Attend the Memorial Day Parade on May 25, 2015
17. Attend Carmel Street Scenes in February 13 & 14, 2015 (
18. Attend a Mundelein High School ( or Carmel Catholic High School ( Sporting Event
19. Water ski on Diamond Lake
20. Go fishing (10 lakes to choose from)
21. Visit Barefoot Bay aquatic park ( )
22. Relax in one of 34 Mundelein parks (
23. Play soccer at Community Park
24. Play tennis at one of nine locations
25. Play baseball or softball at Community Park (or join a league through the Park District)
26. Play basketball during open gym at the Park View Fitness Center or at an outdoor park (10 locations to choose from) (
27. Skateboard at the Lion’s Field Skate Park
28. Ice skate on Diamond Lake or at an outdoor rink
29. Play outdoor hockey at Community Park
30. Play Video Gaming (must be 21 or over) at: Bill's Pizza, El Barrio, Fairhaven Lanes, Gale Street Inn, Gregg's Olde Town Tap, Jake Moran's, Lakeside Lanes or Mavericks
31. Attend the Fire Department Open House September 14, 2014
32. Play golf at Steeple Chase (>, Pine Meadow, ( Village Green (, Countryside 1, or Countryside 2, (
33. Play bocce ball at the Diamond Lake Sports Complex(
34. Go bird watching at Wilderness Park
35. Attend District #75 Brat Fest on September 4, 2015
36. Practice yoga at Total Body Yoga (
37. Learn glass blowing at Peter Patterson Gallery (
38. Play cards at the Regent Center
39. Visit the Fremont Public Library (
40. Attend the Diamond Lake Wakeboard Competition and Demo
41. Tour the University of St. Mary of the Lake
42. Attend a Rotary Club Meeting, Mondays at noon, Dover Straits Restaurant
43. 43. Get a burger at Jake Moran’s
44. Eat peanuts and throw the shells on the floor at Bill’s Pub (
45. Dance at Dover Straits ( or Mavericks (
46. Eat out on the patio at Park Street Restaurant (
47. Play bingo at Santa Maria del Popolo (
48. Ride go-carts at Party Fantasy
49. Join the Golden Legs Pub Run
50. Hit a bucket of golf balls at the Countryside Driving Range
51. Go sledding at Community Park
52. Bowl at Lakeside Lanes or Fairhaven Lanes
53. Attend the Pumpkin Drop at Community Park on November 2, 2014
54. Bike to Independence Grove on the Des Plaines River Trail (
55. Sing Karaoke at Gale Street Inn ( or Hitz Pizza & Sports Bar (
56. Attend the Mundelein Craft Beer Festival, June 6, 2015
57. Bring the kids to the Community Spray Park
58. Snowmobile at the Lakewood Forest Preserve
59. Visit “Old #1” at the Mundelein Fire Station
60. Attend a Village Board Meeting the 2nd and 4th Monday’s at 7:00 p.m.
61. Have a latte at Starbucks
62. Run with the Golden Legs racers
63. Get a sub at Jimmy John’s, Quiznos or one of five Subway locations
64. Attend an educational program at Fremont Library
65. Play shuffleboard at the Diamond Lake Sports Complex
66. Surf the Internet at the Fremont Public Library
67. Visit Santa’s Cottage December 5, 6, 13 and 20, 2014
68. Participate in a Citizens Fire Academy
69. Watch the fireworks at the Tree Lighting Ceremony, December 5, 2014
70. Enjoy an ice cream cone at Dairy Queen or Baskin Robbins
71. Have a frozen custard at Greg’s or Culver's
72. Take riding lessons at Countryside Turf Club (
73. Sample “beer nuggets” at Emil’s Sports Bar
74. Visit the historic Feehan Library at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary
75. Attend the Civil War reenactment at Lakewood Forest Preserve
76. Dine at Karma, Chicagolands ultra chic Pan-Asian restaurant
77. Visit the Lakewood Forest Preserve Museum (
78. Go sledding at the Lakewood Forest Preserve
79. Go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing at the Lakewood Forest Preserve
80. Walk your dog at the Lake County Forest Preserve Dog Park (
81. Go ice fishing on Diamond Lake
82. Ride the rails – take the Metra to Chicago and back
83. Visit Ray Auto Service Mundelein’s oldest business
84. Canoe or kayak on Diamond Lake
85. Attend the annual “Cops and Bobbers” Kids Fishing Derby in July 11, 2015
86. Have breakfast at Mauri’s, Omega, Elly’s, the Caboose, or Maya’s
87. Enjoy the Free Annual Community Picnic at Diamond Lake
88. Fish at University of St. Mary of the Lake (with a permit)
89. Attend the Mundelein Art Festival on September 5-6, 2015
90. Run the Freedom Classic 5k held during Mundelein Community Days
91. Watch the Fireworks on July 4th
92. Attend the North Central O Gaugers Model Train Layout at Fremont Public Library every second Saturday from 1-4 p.m. (
93. Take a tour of Tighthead Brewery Company (
94. Attend movie night at the Fremont Library (
95. Play sand volleyball at Crossroads (
96. Enjoy a Chicago style hotdog at Luke's in Mundelein
97. Visit the Mundelein Farmers Market - Open Every Friday June thru October from 3 to 7 p.m. (
98. Participate in a Citizens Police Academy
99. Join “The Chase” 5K/Run/Walk around Steeple Chase Golf Course