Community Events

Each year the Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce puts on events for everyone in the community to enjoy.

Business and Community Expo

The Chamber’s Business & Community EXPO is a family oriented showcase held at the Wauconda High School. It features local business exhibitors, government entities, direct sales, health & wellness fair, military expo, giveaways, a kid zone filled with activities and live entertainment. A must attend winter event.

Check out Photos from Expo 2022!

Street Dance

Saturday of Labor Day weekend brings the 20th Annual Street Dance hosted by the Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Village of Wauconda. Main Street is closed from 4 pm until 11 pm, and filled with residents enjoying live bands while gathering groceries for the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry.

Wauconda Rodeo

For over 50 years the Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce has hosted the IPRA Championship Rodeo. Held each youer in mid-July, the events include Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Cowgirl Barrel Racing, Steer Roping and Tie-Down Roping. Live band before and after the Rodeo.

The action takes place at the Golden Oaks Equestrian Center located on Case Road and IL Route 12 (Rand Road) in Wauconda, one mile north of IL Route 176.

Visit the Wauconda Rodeo website for full details and tickets.

Holiday Walk

See you December 5th at the 2020 Holiday Walk on Main & Tree Lighting.

Farmer’s Market

The Farmers’ Market runs seasonally on Thursday afternoons from 4 to 7pm in Downtown Wauconda.

In 2019 the Market will be on Main Street, from Mill Street to the Village Hall Thursdays July 11 – October 3rd from 4-7pm.

Fresh produce, flowers, meats, cheeses, breads, live entertainment, food vendors, and a myriad of other products comprise the market.

Trick or Treat on Main Street

Sunday, October 27th 1-5pm

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