Explore & Experience Wonder Lake

Welcome to the Village of Wonder Lake, Illinois.

The Village of Wonder Lake was incorporated in 1974.

Wonder Lake is located southwest of the Glacial Park Conservation Area, and along the lake, also named Wonder Lake.

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  • Owner Claimed Listing
  • Locally Owned Business
  • Non-Profit Entity
  • Minority/Woman Owned Business
  • Veteran Owned Business
  • Online/App Capable
  • Award Winning
  • Deals & Special Offers Available
  • Discounts Available
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Certification
  • Kid Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • Dining Options
  • Alcohol Availability
  • Entertainment
  • WiFi Available
  • Accessibility Accommodations

Dining & Entertainment

Alibi Pub & Grub

Health & Beauty

Lake Front Salon

Bob’s Countryside Barber Shoppe


Totally Kustom Co

Baltic Marine Services Inc.

Services & Organizations

Neighbors Food Pantry

C & A Autobody

Mike’s Automotive Services Inc

House of Seven Gables

Event Calendar



Boy sledding down hill.
By Brian R. Brown
If the thought of packed snow and big hills brings out the kid in you, or makes you want to bring your kids outside, then you'll love our Sledding Hills Guide... as much as the thought of how tuckered out those kids will be after a few hours sledding!
Radishes from Cary Farmers Market.
By Brian R. Brown
Check out our complete 2022 McHenry County Winter Farmers Market Guide for information on local farmer markets. We provide dates, times, locations, as well as additional information and links for the individual farmer markets. We have event details for farmers markets for Cary, Crystal Lake, Huntley, and Woodstock.
Lighted and decorated gazebo.
By Brian R. Brown
Like a step back in time, enjoy the simple and classic holiday lighting of Veteran's Memorial Park. Just add snow!
Food pantry.
By Brian R. Brown
We've compiled a guide for McHenry County food pantries, broken out by city. No one in our community should have to battle hunger. We hope this guide will prove helpful if you yourself or someone you know needs to utilize these services, or if you would like to help out
House with Christmas lights and outdoor decorations.
By Brian R. Brown
Are you looking for holiday and Christmas light displays? We've pulled together a list spanning McHenry County to help you get started on your journey! And we welcome any that you think should be on our list too!
Peppermint Park Christmas Trees for annual Christmas Tree Lane.
By Brian R. Brown
Get in the holiday spirit with a stroll through downtown Crystal Lake, with a walk down Christmas Tree Lane to Peppermint Park, get in some last minute shopping, and meet up with the jolly man in the red suit.