Lakeside Festival is one of the largest and longest-running summer festivals in McHenry County. Held on the beautiful grounds of the historic Dole Mansion and Lakeside Arts Park over Independence Day weekend, Lakeside Festival features thrilling carnival rides and midway games, amazing live music, delicious food and beverages from local vendors, tours of the Dole Mansion, family-friendly activities for children, picnic tables and space to gather with friends and family, and much more! Lakeside Festival is the largest fundraiser for Lakeside Legacy Foundation’s year-round arts, education, history, and community programs. Lakeside Festival has been honored multiple years as “Best Festival” by Shaw Media’s Best of the Fox Readers’ Choice Awards. Lakeside Legacy Foundation collaborates with the City of Crystal Lake to coordinate Lakeside Festival activities with the Independence Day parade and fireworks displays.

The Program Book will be distributed to approximately 20,000 homes, businesses and advertisers in the Crystal Lake area through the Northwest Herald Newspaper.

The advertising deadline for the Lakeside Festival Guide is Friday, April 26th.

Click here to download advertising form

Email: Form and high-resolution PDF Artwork to Patty Bell, Marketing & Gallery Coordinator at
Mail: Lakeside Legacy Foundation/Lakeside Fest Program Book 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Digital Boost (Fest Splash page)

Logo on Program Guide Page………………Additional $50.00 (includes hyperlink to your website)

Contact Patty Bell, Marketing & Gallery Coordinator at for more information.