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 at Groove Grove

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Artist list is continually updated, so check back often.


Painted canvases, prints, stickers, soy candles, hand-designed shirts, denim jackets, skateboards, and accessories (bracelets, keychains, clay rings).

Artisan:  Kristen Flojo

The Absurd Art Gallery

Photos, original drawings, graphic and abstract prints, and paintings. 

Artisan: The Absurd Art Gallery 

Belen's Pottery

Functional ceramic pieces are made through both hand-building and wheel throwing as well as a variety of mediums including hand-built ceramics and hand-painted items.

Artisan: Belen & July Ashley

Encore Art Shop

Ceramics such as animal-centric mugs, bowls, plates, and seasonal gnomes. Watercolors are also animal-centric and include originals and prints. Paintings can be printed on linen coasters, slates, and bags.  

Artisan:  Morgan Pierce 

Heaven Rocks

Hand-cut and polished (or carved) cabochons, some with bails attached, and sterling silver and yellow gold-filled bails/chains.

Artisan:  Katy Dement

Kreativity with Kaavya

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

Artisan:  Kaavya Vassa

Groove Grove Line Up

Wednesday, August 30, 2023, from 4 to 7 pm.

Kevin Purcell and the Root DoctorsKevin Purcell and the Root Doctors
Rockin' all-acoustic blues 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