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Farm Heritage Festival


A Celebration of Lake County's Rural Roots

The Lake County Discovery Museum is proud to present the 24th annual Farm Heritage Festival at Lakewood Forest Preserve on September 24 and 25, 2016. Co-sponsored by the Lake County Farm Heritage Association, the Farm Heritage Festival features hundreds of tractors, cars, engines and other farm machinery. Daily highlights include a tractor parade, sheep herding and threshing demonstrations, live music, wagon and barrel train rides, traditional crafts, rope making, a petting zoo, and much more. Demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.

Event Details

Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25, 2016
9 am–4 pm
Lakewood Forest Preserve, located on Route 176, just west of Fairfield Road in Waucounda, IL. Map »

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Event Admission

Daily: $10 adults, $5 for youth ages 4–17 and seniors ages 55 and up.
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Weekend pass: $15 adults, $7 for youth ages 4–17 and seniors ages 55 and up.
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Children ages 3 and under FREE. Admission includes all activities, rides and parking. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Save $1 off admission when you purchase your ticket online, or download a coupon and present it at the event.

Please note: No dogs are allowed at the event, with the exception of service animals.

Media sponsor: Daily Herald


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