Summer at Paulus Park - Groove Grove

Lake Zurich Parks and Recreation Department presents Groove Grove. Founded with the mission to infuse culture and diversity through music, food and art, this family friendly event will be sure to please.

Groove Grove is a limited engagement held in our premier park, located off Rand Road. The 2023 season will host rotating food trucks, live bands and assorted artisans in the park on the last Wednesday of the month in June, July & August from 4 - 7 pm.

Artisans this week

Artist list is continually updated, so check back often.


Framed photographs, painted canvases, t-shirts, prints, stickers, accessories, skateboards and motivational mirrors. 

Artisan:  Kristen Flojo

Christie Schneider Designs

Jewelry- necklaces, bracelets, earrings; Plant pots- altered clay or plastic pots, and hypertufa pots/planters

Artisan: Christie Schneider

The Eklektic Potter

Pottery wheel and hand-built ceramics that are kiln fired and glazed.  The sale items are functional or decorative/sculptural. 

Artisan:  Larry Freson

The Ginger Maker

Laser cut/engraved wood and acrylic home decor and accessories

Artisan: Anna Durbin

InFocus Evergreen 

Picturesque home goods and more.  Original images taken by photographer and shop owner Heather Monroe Lang, used to create products including canvases, art prints, framed prints, tote bags, make up bags, pencil cases, ornaments, and more. 

Artisan:  Heather Monroe Lang Website:

Kreativity with Kaavya

Acrylic painting, Indian colorful Rangoli with stone on canvas, Indian art glass painting and handmade bracelets

Artisan:  Kaavya Vassa 

Mainstreet Art Center & Mainstreet Gallery 

Small paintings for sale, handmade soaps, and jewelry 

Artisan:  Mainstreet Art Center & Mainstreet Gallery Website:

Sandra Peek

Small framed oil paintings, florals and birds, notecards/photos of her art and printed on cardstock with envelopes and hand painted disc ornaments.

Artisan:  Sandra Peek


Variety of art prints

Artisan: Tyson Laskowski

Groove Grove Line Up

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 from 4 to 7 pm.

The Gritland Band

Gritland Band

Returning again this year is The Gritland Band

Food Trucks

Visit the Food Truck Social Truck Socials page for a listing of food trucks coming to this Wednesday event. 

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Vendor Participation Available

Come join the fun in Lake Zurich. Complete our online application.

The application serves as the official Village of Lake Zurich Groove Grove Operations Guide and Artisan Vendor Applications. No other information or source should be followed or considered factual. If you have any questions regarding this guide or anything else not included, please contact Bonnie Caputo

We're looking for Food Trucks!

Come join the fun in Lake Zurich.  Complete are easy application. If you have questions about attending as a food truck vendor, please email Bonnie Caputo.

While in Lake Zurich, visit our Main Street area eateries