Farm Heritage Festival Sat. & Sun. at Lakewood Forest Preserve

September 24-25 at Lakewood Forest Preserves in Wauconda

Check out hundreds of antique tractors, cars, steam engines, and other farm machinery to celebrate Lake County’s rural roots at the 24th Annual Farm Heritage Festival, Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.

All ages are welcome and encouraged to come to the popular two day event.

The event is presented by the Lake County Discovery Museum and the Lake County Farm Heritage Association.

The Farm Heritage Festival is a celebration of farm life from the turn of the century to the present day. The event features a daily tractor parade starting at 1:30 p.m., and a petting zoo, open daily, 11 a.m.–4 pm.

Other activities include sheep herding and threshing demonstrations, live music, wagon and barrel train rides, traditional crafts, rope making, and much more. Demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.

Daily admission is $10 for adults, and $5 for seniors (age 55 and up) and youth (age 4–17). A two-day weekend pass is also available for $15 for adults and $7 for youth and seniors. Children three and under are free.

Admission includes all activities, rides and parking. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Skip the ticket lines and save $1 on admission by purchasing an advance ticket online, or by downloading a $1 off coupon to bring to the event.

Lakewood Forest Preserve is on Route 176, west of Fairfield Road and east of Wauconda. Click here for driving directions. With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed at the event. For more information about the Farm Heritage Festival, call 847.968.3400.

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