Activities in Elgin, IL


BYOB Painting Party for One, Two, or Four at BrushedChicago (Up to 57% Off)

BrushedChicago

Brushed Chicago

Students sip beverages brought from home as they paint a masterpiece with step-by-step instruction from a local artist

$40 $19

Group Painting Party for One, Two, or Four from aLaCart Art (Up to 54% Off)

aLaCart Art

Multiple Locations

Resident artist guides participants through the painting process in a lively setting

$45 $22

$99 for Family Membership to Aquatic Park for Up to 4 People from the City of Elgin ($175 value)

City of Elgin

Multiple Locations

All-day passes grant youth and adults entry to 14,142-square-foot recreation pool, flume slides, and sand volleyball court

$175 $99

Museum Admission for Two or Four or One-Year Membership for a Family at Elgin History Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Elgin Area Historical Society

Eastside Elgin

Two floors of history exhibits reflecting Elgin’s rich past, including a collection of Elgin Watches and Elgin Road Race memorabilia

$6 $5

$34 for $135 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Jang's Taekwondo

Jang's Taekwondo, Inc.

Southwest Elgin

From the merchant: Learn traditional martial arts techniques and values, plus fun and fitness! For kids or adults; offer includes uniform.

$135 $34

Speed-Dating Adults' Night Out for One or Two with Drink and Appetizer at Bricks 4 Kidz Elgin (Up to 36% Off)

Bricks 4 Kidz Elgin

Prairie Rock Grill

Mingle with singles as you sip drinks and channel your inner child and creativity playing with LEGOs

$35 $25

One or Three Months of Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Classes with Uniform at Martial Arts World of Elgin (Up to 76% Off)

Martial Arts World of Elgin

Martial Arts World of Elgin

Experienced instructors teach students the Korean martial art of tae kwon do, focusing on self-defense, fitness, and self-confidence

$200 $49

Summer Outing for Two or Four at Turtle Splash Water Park (Up to 60% Off)

Turtle Splash Water Park

Turtle Splash Water Park

Admission grants guests access to Tortuga’s Waterfall, Snapper Tube Slide, Crush Body Slide, Captain’s Corkscrew & attractions for toddlers

$20 $10

$49 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Randall Oaks Golf Club ($80 Value)

Randall Oaks Golf Club

West Dundee

18-hole championship golf course challenges players with water and sand hazards and multiple teeing areas for all skill levels

$80 $49

$20 for an All-Day Game Pass for One and $10 Game Card to GameWorks ($55 Value)

GameWorks

Schaumburg

Full day of unlimited access to hundreds of interactive games with a $10 game card

$55 $20

Mini-Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Geneva Park District's Stone Creek Miniature Golf (50% Off)

Geneva Park District

Stone Creek Miniature Golf

Test your putting prowess against 18 holes of mini-golf challenges, such as a windmill, water wheel, dynamite shack, and wishing well

$12 $6

$35 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Golf Balls at Bonnie Dundee Golf Course ($78 Value)

Bonnie Dundee Golf Course

East Dundee

Golfers are challenged by small greens well-guarded by sand hazards, forcing players to master their shot making

$78 $35

$5 for One Open-Play Pass for a Child at Gymboree Play & Music of South Barrington ($10 Value)

Gymboree Play & Music of South Barrington

South Barrington

Children age 0–5 are free to move, play, and explore safely while building social skills

$10 $5

Roller Skating and Skate Rental for Two or Four or Family Outing Package at Orbit Skate Center (Up to 50% Off)

Orbit Skate Center

Palatine

Chicagoland’s largest skate rink with a half-acre of wood floors hosts open-skate sessions with DJs; family package includes pizza and soda

$68 $34

$40 for Four 30-Minute Piano, Voice, Violin, or Drums Lessons at JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons ($88 Value)

JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons

Multiple Locations

During private, 30-minute lessons, students learn the basics of piano, voice, violin, or drums

$88 $40

Admission for Two or Four to Coral Cove Water Park from Carol Stream Park District (30% Off)

Carol Stream Park District

Coral Cove Water Park

Enjoy two zooming water slides, a huge swimming pool, plunge pool, toddler playground and concession area

$20 $14

Animal Petting Farm Visit for Two or Four at Green Meadows Petting Farm (Up to 42% Off)

Green Meadows Petting Farm

East Troy

Fuzzy fleeces, soft feathers, and bristly hides rub against hands at a petting zoo where kids can also ride a pony and milk a cow

$27.50 $17

$79 for Golf for Two with Cart, Range Balls, and Lunch at Oak Grove Golf Course (Up to $156 Value)

Oak Grove Golf Course

Alden

Golf course features smooth greens, bent fairways, oak savannas, wetlands, and wildflowers in a private setting

$156 $79

Hillsong United on Saturday, July 30, at 7 p.m.

Hillsong United

United Center

Massive Australian Christian rock pumps up the faithful with their massive singles “Oceans (Where Feet May Fall)” and “Touch the Sky”

$39.54 $24.37

Five or 10 One-Day Admissions or Season Pass to Seafari Springs Water Park

Seafari Springs Water Park

Hanover Park

Water park features a zero-depth pool, speed slides, tube slides, a 130-foot long water slide, a 13-foot waterfall, and more for all ages

$10 $5

Mini Golf, Game Tokens, and Ice Cream for 2, 4, or 6 at The People's Choice Family Fun Center (Up to 67% Off)

The People's Choice Family Fun Center

The People's Choice Family Fun Center

Glow-in-the-dark indoor mini-golf course delights with carnival- and circus-inspired décor and obstacles guarding 18 holes

$58.76 $22

Amusement-Park Package with Attractions and Tokens for Two or Four at Enchanted Castle (Up to 55% Off)

Enchanted Castle

Lombard

Guests enjoy an afternoon of fun with attractions such as bumper cars, go karts, and laser tag, plus tokens for the game room

$55.20 $26

$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.75 $5

75-Minute Sailing Tour for One Adult with Optional Beverage on Tall Ship Windy (38% Off)

Tall Ship Windy

Navy Pier

A 148-foot-long, traditional four-masted schooner sails throughout Lake Michigan for about 75 minutes

$30 $20

Water-Park Visit for Two or Four to Hidden Creek AquaPark (Up to 52% Off)

HP Park District : Hidden Creek AquaPark

Highland Park

Swimmers whoosh down two water slides or wade into the zero-depth-entry pool while tykes explore the water playground

$28 $14

$12 for Two Open-Play Passes at Jump!Zone Party Play Center Schaumburg ($20 Value)

Jump!Zone Party Play Center Schaumburg

Schaumburg

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$20 $12

Chicago Pet Show on Saturday, September 17–Sunday, September 18

Chicago Pet Show

Libertyville Sports and Fitness Complex

Two days of demonstrations, seminars, and games from pet-friendly retailers and rescue groups, aimed at current and prospective pet owners

$14 $7

Two-Hour Jump Passes, Parent and Toddler Jump Time, or Birthday Party at Rockin' Jump (Up to 63% Off)

Rockin Jump - Carol Stream

Rockin' Jump

Arena of stretchy trampolines with a rock climbing wall and foam pit beckons visitors to defy gravity; toddlers enjoy designated bounce time

$44 $30

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Villa Olivia Golf Course (Up to 44% Off)

Villa Olivia Golf Course

Bartlett

Verdant 18-hole course designed in 1926 and outfitted with modern amenities

$98 $59

Two, Four, or Six Go-Kart Rides and Rounds of Miniature Golf at Jus-Fun Amusements (Up to 47% Off)

Jus-Fun Amusements

Jus-Fun Amusements

Family amusement park with multicolored go-karts and 18 holes of miniature golf

$25 $15

Select Local Merchants

  • Elgin Area Historical Society
    Boasting Greek Revival-style architecture, the Elgin History Museum's first floor exhibits show how Elgin developed form the 1830s to through the 1970s. The museum focuses on the town's industry, its architecture, and, most importantly, its citizens. The second floor's thematic exhibits cover the world-renowned Elgin National Watch Factory, which employed generations of residents, and the Hiawatha Pageant, performed for 50 years at Camp Big Timber. Size: five permanent exhibits, plus a handful of temporary exhibits The Building: called Old Main, it was built in 1856 for the Elgin Academy prep school and is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places Eye Catcher: Check out the display of an early Lady Elgin pocket watch owned by the Gifford Family Permanent Mainstay: Elgin Road Races, which chronicles the competitions held in town beginning over 100 years ago in the early days of auto racing Don't Miss: Made in Elgin exhibit that features dozens of Elgin manufacturing companies and their products from over the years Hands-On Exhibit: Watch Your Pocket allows kids to build a pocket-watch prototype as if they were working on the assembly line at the watch factory Pro Tip: Illinois Residents can get a free admission pass from their local library to many Northern Illinois museums
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    360 Park St
    Elgin, IL US
  • Shooting Stars Training
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Everything is personalized to meet each clients goals and needs. Our coaches have been athletes their whole lives and designed this program to fit their clients goals.l Exercise is challenging. How do you keep clients motivated and engaged? Keep our clients motivated by showing them during training what their potiential is and boosting their confidence. Our coaches use sports psychology techniques to figure out what truly motivates our clients. What was the inspiration to start or run this business? Designed by athletes for athletes. What do you love most about your job? Seeing each of our clients meet their full potiential and be proud of how far they came no matter what level they started at.
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    124 North Weston Avenue
    Elgin, IL US
  • Dunham Woods Farms, Inc.
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Dunham Woods Farm offers quality lessons on safe school horses that also compete at local horse shows. We have been in business for over 40 years and have a strong presence and reputation within the equestrian community. What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans? Heels down and eyes up! What was the inspiration to start or run this business? A strong love for horses and sharing that passion and a wealth of knowledge with our students and riders! What do you love most about your job? The horses and the people! Nothing is more rewarding than seeing our students reach develop as equestrians!
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    9N755 Nesler Road
    Elgin, IL US
  • Jang's Taekwondo
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? For over 15 years, we have trained students of all ages to develop their strength, discipline and self-confidence, all while learning how to defend themselves. We teach our students that Taekwondo is not only a physical sport, but also a way of life. What do you love most about your job? We love to help our students improve-- not just their Taekwondo techniques, but also their schoolwork, their leadership skills, and their self-confidence! Our Junior Instructor and Citizenship Award programs allow our students apply the skills they have developed in class.
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    1006 South McLean Boulevard
    Elgin, IL US
  • Riverside Club
    Elgin's Elgin Riverside Club is the great place for a sports fan to spend a Saturday, or any day for that matter. While you're enjoying this club, be sure to check out their amazing restaurant for a tasty meal. Great food plus TV equals the perfect fan meal. Eat outdoors Elgin Riverside Club (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. While you're here, order your favorite drink. Weekend customers, beware! The club is busiest on Friday and Saturday, so getting seated will take some time. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. If your preferred mode of transit is of the two wheel variety, you're in luck — there's tons of bike parking outside the club.
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    21 Lincoln Avenue
    Elgin, IL US
  • Dance It Off with Kim
    Dance-fitness instructor Kim started with two clients. Today, with the help of instructors Hiromi, MIchele, Jacqui, Jennifer, and Brittany, she boasts about 1,000 students. Their lime green studio, replete with mirrors and poles, might have something to do with it, but it's more likely that instructors' technique, versatility, and friendliness can take the credit. Kim alone teaches 20 varieties of dance fitness classes. Also on the roster are pole-dance classes, Flirty Girl Fitness sessions, and sexy chicken dance genres. Classes are capped at about 22, so students are lavished in thorough, personalized instruction that's as toning and heart-revving as it is fun and creative.
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    40 Tyler Creek Plaza
    Elgin, IL US

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