Lake County Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau

Teresa Lewis

Sports Events Specialist

5465 West Grand Avenue
Suite 100
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Phone : 847-662-2700
Toll-free : 800-LAKE-NOW
Fax : 847-662-2702
Email :
Website :

About Lake County Illinois Convention & Visitors Bureau

When you're looking for a place to hold your next sports event, all roads lead to Lake County, Illinois - just 30 miles from Chicago.  With an abundance of indoor & outdoor venues plus world-class attractions and entertainment options, Lake County has everything you need for a successful sports tournament both on and off the field.  With so much to see and do - from amusement parks, beaches, restaurants, & outdoor adventures - you’ll want to stay and explore it all even after the games are over!


New Decade, New Destinations

Article | December 20, 2019

The holidays are behind us and the new year (a whole new decade, in fact) is underway. Gyms are crowded, shopping malls are empty and it’s time for... more >>


Frozen Assets

Article | December 18, 2019

Winter sports organizers can find ice sheets everywhere these days, from venues near the frozen communities on the North Dakota-Minnesota border to... more >>


On the Waterfront

Article | September 3, 2019

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are... more >>


The Growth of Lacrosse

Article | June 27, 2019

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed... more >>


Lacrosse Takes the Offensive

Article | July 17, 2018

Lacrosse started several centuries ago but it’s making up for lost time. By many measures, it continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in... more >>

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Lake County Sports Sheet

May 3, 2017

Looking to enhance both enjoyment and prominence of your next sports event? The choice is easy: Lake County, Illinois—one of the Midwest’s... more >>

Sports - Lake County, Illinois

July 24, 2014

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