Explore & Experience Union

Welcome to the Village of Union, Illinois.

Union started out as a station on the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad.

The Village of Union was incorporated in 1897.

Even though it is one of the smaller villages within the county, it holds a very important title as the home of the McHenry County Historical Society.

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Dining & Entertainment

Clasen’s Tavern



Prairie Sky Orchard

Triple K Pines

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Enjoying some food sitting in Depot Park.
By Brian R. Brown
Downtown Crystal Lake Farmers Market wrapped up the 2023 season with amazing weather and lots of people enjoying the day. Can't ask for much more than that.
Kids and parents riding in the pumpkin barrels.
By Brian R. Brown
Perfect weather marked the 30th annual Johnny Appleseed Festival, and what may have been the one of the biggest ones yet.
Trunk or treat event with people in costumes.
By Brian R. Brown
Looking for Trunk-or-Treat fun in McHenry County? Look no further as our guide details trunk or treat, as well as other treating fun events all across the county.
Cars on display at car show.
By Brian R. Brown
Car shows don't always appear at all the usual places. Such was the case when we visited Melody Living for their Car Show to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.
Corn maze entrance at Cody's Farm and Orchard.
By Brian R. Brown
It's our favorite time of year and there are so many things to do in McHenry County during fall! In fact, with so many options, it's hard to keep track, so we decided we should create a guide!
Messy room.
By Brian R. Brown
Have you reached the breaking point on clutter in your life? Been there, done that, and still decluttering. If you've hit your pain point and are wondering how to declutter your home, or even downsize, we've got some tips to help you on your way.