Upcoming Events



Welcome to the Grayslake Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry, located in Grayslake, Illinois, in the “Heart of Lake County”. The Grayslake Chamber of Commerce is active year-round promoting the Grayslake area and

its businesses, sponsoring special events designed to draw people of all ages to Grayslake.

You will find something for everyone in historic Grayslake.

Chamber Offers Fun Family Events for the Year!

2014 Chamber Scholarship Applications Now Available.

The Grayslake Area Chamber of Commerce will award six scholarships. The Joanne W. Lawrence Scholarship will be awarded to three students from Grayslake Central High School who excel in the areas of Fine Arts, Athletics or Academics. The Shirley A. Christian Scholarship will be awarded to three students from Grayslake North who also excel in Fine Arts, Athletics, or Academics. Each scholarship will be valued at $2,000 each.  One scholarship will be awarded in each category – Fine Arts, Athletics, and Academics per school. The scholarships are available to students who attend either Grayslake Central or Grayslake North High School. Relatives of members of the Grayslake Chamber Board of Directors are not eligible to receive the scholarship.

Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2014

Click here to download the application.

2014 Scholarship Application


2nd Annual Craft Beer Fest Date Set

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 31, 2014 for the 2nd Annual Craft Beer Fest.

Click for more information. Tickets are on sale now! Only 10 VIP tickets remain.

Grayslake Beer Fest



2014 Grayslake Arts Festival Application

The 19th Annual Grayslake Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, June 14 from 10 am - 5 pm in Historic Downtown Grayslake. We are looking for artists to participate. For more information or to apply, click the application below.

2014 Arts Festival Application


2014 Arts Festival Food Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application


5K Race Registration is NOW OPEN!

Calling all runners. Mark your calendar for July 12 for the 23rd Annual Grayslake 5K in Downtown Grayslake.

Kids race begins at 7:30 am; 5K begins at 8 am.

Register online now.

5K Race Registration


2014 Summer Days Parade Application - ALL SPOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED!

"Super Heroes Come to Grayslake" - Saturday, August 16 @ 7 PM

Click for an application! Only 50 entries will be accepted!  ALL SPOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED!

We will keep applications on file for a waiting list based on the date received. In the event that an organization/business can NOT participate, the first application on the waiting list will be contacted.

2014 Summer Days Food Vendor Application

SD Food Vendor Application


2014 Summer Days Business Booth Application

SD Business Booth Application


2014 Color Aloft Food Vendor Application

Color Aloft Food Vendor


2014 Color Aloft Non-Profit Booth Application

Would your non-profit like to showcase your organization to a possible 4,000 attendees? We have limited space for non-profits who will provide a family friendly activity during the Color Aloft Balloon Festival. Click for more information and the application. SPACE IS LIMITED!

Non-Profit Application


Chamber Year in Review - 2013

Wonder what the Chamber does? Watch this You Tube video to see the Grayslake Chamber in action!

Chamber Year in Review


  • 2013 5K Race Results

Click for results from the 2013 Race held July 13, 2013

2013 5K Results


  • Mayor Rhett Taylor's "State of Grayslake Address"

Mayor Taylor presented the State of Grayslake address to over 80 Chamber members and community leaders on January 24, 2013.

He discussed Economic Development, Transportation Projects and Village Initiatives.

Click here for a copy of his informative presentation.

State of Grayslake Presentation




  • 2014 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Be a community leader and become a sponsor of one of Grayslake's wonderful events. Reserve your sponsorship by 12/31/13 and save 10%.

2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

2014 Sponsorship Tearoff Form


2013-2014 Community Guide

Interactive Community Guide Available Now!

Click for a complete listing of Chamber members.

2013-2014 Community Guide

Grayslake Restaurant Guide

Click for a listing of the restaurants in Grayslake.

Restaurant Guide

Grayslake Retail Guide

Click for a listing of retail establishments in Grayslake.

Retail Guide



Grayslake Farmers Market Annual Event Information