Explore & Experience Fox River Grove

Welcome to the Village of Fox River Grove, Illinois, residing in both McHenry and Lake Counties.

Even before becoming a village, the area grew as a popular getaway location, thanks to the train line into nearby Cary. The river location and a large picnicking and recreational area that was known as the Fox River Picnic Grove made it appealing to those looking to escape from Chicago for a while.

In 1919 it was incorporated, making it the ninth Village in McHenry County.

Fox River Grove still serves up some unique and interesting attractions like the Norge Ski Jump and Club as well as the stone, hand-built Bettendorf Castle.

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Dining & Entertainment

Yummy Asian Bistro

Health & Beauty

Julie’s Nails

Shopping

Jewel-Osco of Fox River Grove

Walgreens – Fox River Grove

Advance Auto Parts – Fox River Grove


Event Calendar

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Magazine

Tebala Shriners Air Squadron.
By Brian R. Brown
It was a near-perfect day for a parade. If you missed this year's Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade, then we've got over 100 photos that will show you some of what you missed, or relive what you experienced if you were there.
2022 Cary Summer Celebration fireworks.
By Brian R. Brown
Celebrate the 4th and the summer kick-off with the Cary Park District's annual Summer Celebration with some music, food, and fireworks! Come along and feast your eyes on some photos from the event.
The zig and the zag of the Zig-Zag Bridge.
By Brian R. Brown
In need of a quick escape? Need to getaway from the stress, turmoil, and general chaos of everyday life? Come along as we jump the border and experience the Anderson Japanese Gardens.
Movie in the Park.
By Brian R. Brown
Round up the family, grab chairs and blankets, and head to the movie in the park! Enjoy watching the stars on the screen under the stars in the sky with your favorite movies.
Car fans of all ages.
By Brian R. Brown
Let us get your engine running with our guide to car shows all around McHenry County! From one-off events to recurring shows, we've pulled together a collection car events that will satisfy car enthusiast in everyone.
Foodie photo.
By Brian R. Brown
Come express your inner foodie! What are your favorite restaurants? Where's your go to cafe? Share your opinions and experiences with the restaurants, cafes, and pubs you frequent in McHenry County.