Lakeside Festival is one of the largest and longest-running summer festivals in McHenry County. Lakeside Festival is the largest fundraiser for The Dole year-round arts, education, history, and community programs. Held on the beautiful grounds of the historic Dole Mansion 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, May 1st

Click Here to view and download the fillable PDF advertising form

Email: Form and high-resolution PDF Artwork to Patty Bell, Marketing Manager at Pbell@thedole.org
Mail: The Dole/Lakeside Fest Program Book 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014