Wonder Lake Celebration Schedule
Event will be held rain or shine! Bring your chairs and shade umbrellas and find your perfect spot along the parade route. A reminder to residents, while water cannons and squirt guns are not prohibited, anyone aiming at parade participants will be escorted away by the police!
Saturday June 30th
• Kid's games plus face painter/balloon Artist 1pm - 4:30 pm at the grass lot east of MPOA/Chamber
• Parade 1:30 pm - Parade route is from Christ the King Church to the Wonder Center Beach Triangle.
• Open House at Fire Station One 2:30 pm
• Ski Team Show at Wonder Center Beach 4:30 pm
• Fireworks at Dusk - Fireworks are shot off over Wonder Lake
Sunday July 1st
• Free Pontoon Boat Rides 2-4pm @WL Marina
Tuesday July 3rd
• Venetian Night at Dusk
Wonder Lake Sportsman Club
The Sportsman's Club holds it's meetings, the first Wednesday of each month, 7:30 PM, at The Lizard Lounge, 5506 E. Wonder Lake Rd, Wonder Lake IL, 60097. In July only, their monthly meeting is moved to Thursday, July 5th.
• Catfish Derby, Sat/Sun August 11th /12th, registration 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Shore Hills Beach – Derby 7PM to 6AM Sunday. Weigh in @ 2:00 am Sunday, prizes awarded. Contact: Paul Fallaw 815-790-3333
• Fall Bass Derby Sunday September 30th, registration 6:00 - 6:30 am. 1:30 pm weigh-in, trophy presentation - Horizontals Center Beach. Contact: Tony Musel - 815-345-8724. Note: One fisherman in boat must be a resident of WL
• Ice Fishing Derby, Sunday, January 27th, 2019, 6:00 am - 2:00 pm. Registration on day of event at Sunrise Groceries or on ice. Lookout Point Pavillion – North East side of the Lake. Many prizes & raffles. Open to all. (Back up date: Feb 10th) Contact: Jerry Graff 815-728-0144
Wonder Lake Golf Open
Need an excuse to get out of the office and still have it count as work? Grab your clubs and join other “working people” on August 17, 2018. Wait, you say you don’t golf? There is a luncheon that follows allowing you an “out of the office” excuse, too! Event will be held at Boone Creek Golf Course, and there will be lots of raffle prizes, including a 50/50 raffle. Contact Celeste for more details on golfing and hole sponsorship.
Wonder Lake Ski Team Home Shows
Home Shows are on the following Fridays evenings at 7 PM: July 6th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, and August 17th. The ski show can be seen at Wonder Center Beach. Check the teams' facebook page in advance for last minute updates on weather conditions that may affect the performance. Wonder Center (Center Beach) is a private beach that opens up to the public for scheduled special events.
The Wonder Lake Yacht Club
The Wonder Lake Yacht Club was founded in 1941 and was the first social organization in Wonder Lake. Each summer the club offers an exciting array of social activities along with its Sunday and Holiday C Scow racing schedule. The club will be providing free pontoon boat rides on July 1st from 2-4 p.m. from W.L. Marina, and the popular Venetian Night on Tuesday July 3rd, the theme for this year is Wonder Lake Pioneers, and it's not too late to join in the fun. Download PDF
Welcome New WL Chamber Members!
Paul Fallo/Paulee’s Pizza, Melrose Pyrotechnics, Chris Schwartz/Subway, White Oaks Bay Assoc, Inc., Wonder Woods Assoc., Dr. Donald Jones, Shore Hills County Club and Wooded Shores Property Improvement Association.
2018 Sponsors for the Wonder Lake Patriotic Celebration
A Big Thank You from the WL Chamber to all of our 2018 Sponsors, We couldn't do it without you!
BRONZE SPONSORS: DEEP SPRINGS WOODS ASSOCIATION #1, WONDER LAKE YACHT CLUB, THE JAKIELA FAMILY, THE JOBSKI FAMILY, THE NESBITT FAMILY, THE ULIGIAN FAMILY, THE NAATZ FAMILY, WONDER LAKE BIBLE CHURCH, C & A AUTOMOTIVE, WOODED SHORES PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, DEEP SPRING WOODS COUNTRY CLUB, THE TOAL FAMILY, THE LAVIN FAMILY, LOOKOUT POINT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,
SILVER SPONSORS: VERLO MATTRESS, THE RYDEZEWSKI FAMILY, THE TOLLINI FAMILY, HICKORY FALLS PROPERTY ASSOC. 1 AND 2, GOODMARK NURSERIES, DR. VINCENT BUFFALINO, WONDER FOODS, THE VILLAGE MARKET, BWB GRAPHICS, ST. FRANCIS HEIGHTS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOC., SUNRISE RIDGE,
GOLD SPONSORS: SHORE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB, NRB LAND, DR. JAMES SCHROEDER, HICKORY FALLS ASSOCIATION 1&2, DUSTY’S PIZZA, PIWONKA CPA, INC., ROBERT’S EXTERIOR SERVICES, VILLAGE OF WONDER LAKE, WONDER LAKE STATE BANK GROUP,
PLATINUM SPONSORS: THE KELLY FAMILY, PHOENIX 24/7 TOWING AND GARAGE
PLATINUM PLUS SPONSORS: THE SANFILIPO FAMILY/FISHER NUTS, MEYERS & FLOWERS, WONDER WOODS ASSOCIATION, INC., E.I.E.I.O., INC.
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