SCGT 2018 Fan Favorite Voting

SCGT 2018 Fan Favorite Voting

Little Italy Fest-West 2018

Little Italy Fest-West 2018

Little Italy Fest-West VIP sweepstakes presented by Onesti Entertainment

August 2-5, 2018


Enter to win a prize package with a value of $500! Package includes a reserved table for 10 for 2 hours for Sunday, August 5 at 3:00pm. Guests will be served Family Style platters full of authentic Italian food and one round of soft drinks or water.
Blackhawks Convention Sweepstakes

Blackhawks Convention Sweepstakes

Blackhawks Convention VIP Weekend Package (valued at $900) includes:

• Two (2) Weekend Passes

• Hotel stay at the Hilton Chicago for two nights (Friday & Saturday) in the Blackhawks room block

• A guaranteed autograph at the Convention


Enter to win by Friday, July 20 at noon

Winner will be notified by Friday, July 20 afternoon

Lake County Fair Sweepstakes

Lake County Fair Sweepstakes

Enter for chance to win a Family Pack to the Fair!


Family pack includes:

• 2 adult tickets

• 2 children tickets

• $50 in cash


Tickets are good for any day of the fair, July 25-29.

Four winners will be chosen!
Kane County 2018 RiverEdge Contest

Kane County 2018 RiverEdge Contest

Tub To Shower 2nd Chance Sweepstakes

Tub To Shower 2nd Chance Sweepstakes

To thank everyone who took the time to enter the Bath Planet Tub to Shower Transformation contest, the Daily Herald wants to give away a special prize on behalf of our sponsor, Bath Planet.

Enter for a chance to win $500! That’s right, $500 CASH….no strings attached!

This is a QUICK contest so enter to win by June 14.

The winner will be notified by June 15.


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The Daily Herald's Promotion 13

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Naperville Ribfest

Naperville Ribfest

Win a VIP ticket package for four to see Steven Tyler And The Loving Mary Band at Naperville Ribfest on July 7th!


  • Four (4) VIP tickets to the concert ($700 value)
  • Access to the Sponsor Tent
  • Half-slab rib dinner for four (4) and other snacks
  • Unlimited beverages (beer, wine, soda, water, etc)
  • Table and chair seating with an excellent view of the music stage
  • Two Carnival Wristbands


Deadline: June 22, at noon

Winner will be notified on June 22 afternoon

Outing with the Chicago Dogs

Outing with the Chicago Dogs

Entertain your co-workers or clients in style at the Chicago Dogs brand new stadium, Impact Field in Rosemont. Enter to win an outing for up to 25 guests — perfect for a night out for co-workers and/or clients!

Suite includes snacks, drinks, and a special in-game recognition of your company as our winners.

Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Ave
Rosemont, IL


Enter to win by Tuesday, June 19 at noon

Winner will be notified by Tuesday, June 19 afternoon

Weber Grill Restaurant Trivia

2018 KPMG Women's PGA Championship

2018 KPMG Women's PGA Championship

June 26 - July 1 at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer

The Weekly Grounds Ticket Package offers the best value, providing access to the grounds of Kemper Lakes Golf Club all six (6) days of Championship week.

Enter to win by Friday, June 8

Winner will be notified by Monday, June 11

Daily Herald Readers Choice Best of the Best 2018

Daily Herald Readers Choice Best of the Best 2018

Do you know where to go for the best pizza? How about the best pet groomer or financial planner?

Last round, you nominated the top businesses and places in the suburbs - now help us choose the best of the best from the nominees! We narrowed down your nominations to the Top Picks in each category. Simply select your favorite for each category by May 31.

The Best of the Best will be celebrated at an event in their honor this summer. Thanks for making them great!

The Daily Herald's Promotion 11

The Daily Herald's Promotion 11

Chicago Dogs Opening Day

Chicago Dogs Opening Day

Enter to win 4 Home Plate Box Tickets, guaranteed to be in the first 8 rows behind home plate.

Chicago Dogs Opening Day on Friday, May 25 at 7:05 pm.

Chicago Dogs vs. Kansas City T-bones

Impact Field
9850 Balmoral Ave
Rosemont, IL

Enter to win by Sunday, May 20

Winner will be notified by Monday, May 21

Rust-Oleum Sweepstakes 2018

Rust-Oleum Sweepstakes 2018

June 10 | Ivanhoe Club in Chicago

Enter to win a VIP prize package for Sunday, June 10.
VIP prize for 4 includes:
  • Covered seating in the Pavilion on the 18th green with snacks and unlimited alcohol
  • Access to climate controlled Thorngate room inside Clubhouse with lunch service and unlimited alcohol
  • Upgraded indoor clubhouse restrooms
  • Great views of the entire 18th hole from both Pavilion and Thorngate terrace
  • VIP Parking
($100 value per person)

Enter to win by Friday, June 1 Noon

Winner will be notified by Friday, June 1 Afternoon

Foodie 5k 2018

Foodie 5k 2018

Interested in participating in the Foodie 5k?


We have 15 tickets for each race for Fittest Loser At Work Participants.

If you are interested in representing the Fittest Loser in either race, please enter the drawing to the right. Make sure you indicate if you are interested in the Wheaton race on April 11 or the Libertyville Race on May 9, or both. If demand exceeds supply, we will do a drawing.

Great Garage Giveaway 2018

Great Garage Giveaway 2018

GRAND PRIZE

$5,000 Great Garage Makeover

  • Flooring system
  • Wall and cabinet system
  • Overhead storage

This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Garage Store

Deadline to enter: April 17, 2018

Daily Herald Readers' Choice 2018

Daily Herald Readers' Choice 2018

Lake County Beer Fest Sweepstakes

Lake County Beer Fest Sweepstakes

Lake County Craft Beer Overnight
Saturday, February 24 | 5 pm - 10 pm


Enter for a chance to win!

Prize Package ($250 value) includes:

  • 2 tickets to the Lake County Craft Beer Festival
  • Overnight stay for 2 at the DoubleTree in Mundelein, night of Feb 24. Includes shuttle to and from event


10 Runner-ups will also be randomly selected to win:
  • 1 Craft Beer Festival ticket ($45 value)

Deadline to enter:
Friday, February 16 at noon


Winner will be notified by:
Friday, February 16 early afternoon

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Lurvey's Tropical Fest

Lurvey's Tropical Fest

Must be present at Lurvey's Tropical Fest on Saturday, February 24 between 1-3pm to win.

Bath Planet Contest

Bath Planet Contest

Grand Prize package includes ($10,000 value):

· White Shower base
· Acrylic Wall System (smooth)
· 1 shower accessory
· Chrome Fixtures- a new valve & trim kit
· Glass shower door with Chrome trim


Enter to win by March 31.

Top 10 semi-finalists will be contacted April 2 and will have to submit a photo of their existing bathtub.

The 10 semi-finalist will be narrowed down to a final 3 whom Bath Planet & DHMB will schedule a site visit to inspect the site.

Final 3 will be notified by Monday, April 9 to schedule site visit.

Grand prize winner will be notified April 13.
Prize will be delivered and installed within 3 weeks of notification pending approvals.

Extra Arcada

Extra Arcada

Spoil Yourself for the Holidays

Spoil Yourself for the Holidays

$500 Aveda Makeover at Salon Lorrene:
  • Hair cut
  • Hair color
  • Hair style
  • Manicure
  • Facial
*Winner may swap out any of the above services with other services or products (such as waxing, hair extensions, or make up). Value of all services not to exceed $500.

Contest Deadline: November 16
Winner will be notified by November 17

Mecum Auctions Contest

Mecum Auctions Contest

Enter to Win an Exclusive VIP Pass to Mecum Auctions "Behind the Scenes" Event

Wednesday, October 4 | 4 PM - 5 PM


We will be randomly selecting 10 winners to win a VIP Pass. Each VIP Pass is good for 2 people.

Event will be held at:
Schaumburg Convention Center (Renaissance Hotel)
1551 N Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173


Deadline to enter:
Friday, September 29 at noon

Winner will be notified by afternoon on September 29

Naper Settlement Sweepstakes

Naper Settlement Sweepstakes

Enter for a chance to win a Membership to Naper Settlement!

We will be randomly selecting 4 winners to win a Naper Settlement membership. Each membership is good for 4 people.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Free General Admission
  • Free Admission to the following events: Civil War Days; 6 Naper Nights Concerts; Oktoberfest; All Hallows Eve
  • Treasures Magazine
  • Special Discounts to 200+ other museums
  • Discounts on Camp Naper Summer Camps
As a member of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement, you and your family not only receive free admission to one of the country's premier outdoor history museums, but you are part of the efforts to preserve our region's rich heritage.

Membership valued at $125 each

Deadline to enter:
Friday, October 20 at noon

Winner will be notified by afternoon on October 20

Little Italy Fest-West VIP Sweepstakes presented by Onesti Entertainement

Little Italy Fest-West VIP Sweepstakes presented by Onesti Entertainement

The smell of garlic and the sounds of Sinatra, Prima and Valli will once again fill the air of Centennial Park (Lake Street at Rohlwing Road) as the Annual Little Italy Fest-West returns to Addison. This celebration of Italian culture combines authentic Italian food specialties with unique, top-line enteratainment and has become the number one italian festival in the chiago area. Approximately 20,000 festival goers each year enjoy beautiful European decor, delicious Italian foods, and top-notch entertainment provided by famous Italian American singers and performers around the nation.

Enter to win a prize package with a value of $500! Package includes a reserved table for 10 for 2 hours for any one day of the festival. Guests will be served Family Style platters full of authentic Italian food and one round of soft drinks or water.

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Peter and The Star Catcher July 13 - August 20.

We will be randomly selecting 5 winners to win a pair of tickets. Each pair of tickets are valued at $76.

This wondrous tale is the grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan, based on the best-selling novel. Discover the origin story of the boy who never grew up in this five-time Tony winner. Cleverly and theatrically told, follow the journey of an orphan longing to find a home and family of his own. Imprisoned on a ship bound for Rundoon he is befriended by a young girl, Molly. Together they embark on an adventure encountering mermaids, protecting treasure and outwitting pirates. Let your imagination take flight in this whimsical adaptation.

Deadline to enter:
Friday, August 4 at noon

Winner will be notified by afternoon on August 4

Lake County Fair VIP Sweepstakes

Lake County Fair VIP Sweepstakes

Hot off their smash #1 hit "I Know Somebody", and as see on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the TODAY Show and singing the National Anthem for the 2016 World Series, the ACM-nominated hot country. They're chart-topping, high energy, and two of the most thrilling performers in country music. See them right here at the Lake County Fair on Friday, July 28!

VIP Ticket Package includes:
  • Two (2) general admission tickets which include Fair Admission
  • Exclusive backstage Meet & Greet with LOCASH
First 50 people that enter will get one (1) Lake County Fair general admission voucher. You will receive an email with instructions on ticket pick-up.

Deadline: Friday, July 21 at noon

Winner will be notified by afternoon on July 21

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Hickory Ridge Father's Day Sweepstakes

Hickory Ridge Father's Day Sweepstakes

Hickory Ridge Golf Course | Carbondale, IL

Enter to win a VIP Father's Day prize package!
VIP prize includes:
  • 30-45 Minute private golf lesson with a PGA Professional for Dad and one other person
  • 18 Holes of golf for two
  • Lunch for two at the Clubhouse

No purchase required. Must use by 10/31/2017.

Enter to win by Friday, June 30

Winner will be notified by Friday 7

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Naperville Ribfest Contest

Naperville Ribfest Contest

Win a VIP ticket package for four to see The Wallflowers at Naperville Ribfest on July 3rd!


  • Four (4) VIP tickets to the concert ($700 value)
  • Access to the Sponsor Tent
  • Half-slab rib dinner for four (4) and other snacks
  • Unlimited beverages (beer, wine, soda, water, etc)
  • Table and chair seating with excellent view of the music stage
  • Two Carnival Wristbands


Deadline: June 23, 2017 at noon

Winner will be notified in the afternoon on June 23

Weber Grill Grilling Class

Weber Grill Grilling Class

Weber Grill Grilling Class Sweepstakes

Enter to win a Grilling Class voucher good for two people at the Lombard and Schaumburg locations!

These grilling classes are hands-on fun that range from steaks to barbecue to kid-friendly grilling!

Click here or the logo below to view the full list of grilling classes offered after selecting either the Lombard or Schaumburg location. Each location may offer different classes.

($170 value)

Enter to win by Wednesday, June 21
Winner will be notified by Thursday, June 22

Rust-Oleum Championship VIP Sweepstakes

Rust-Oleum Championship VIP Sweepstakes

June 10 | Ivanhoe Club in Chicago

Enter to win a VIP Family prize package for Saturday, June 10.
VIP prize for 4 includes:
  • Ground entry, Close views of the 18th green from the Clubhouse Terrance
  • Clubhouse Access
  • All Food and beverages are complimentary in the Thorngate Room
  • VIP Parking included
($200 per person value)


*Family Fun Day*
Kids 17 and under get in FREE
First 200 kids through the gate get a free t-shirt
Games/Bounce house/Mini Golf, 10am - 4pm
Crafts and Face painting, 10am - 2pm
Junior Golf Exhibition & Free Ice Cream on the Range, 2pm - 3pm

Enter to win by Monday, June 5
Winner will be notified by Tuesday, June 6

Readers' Choice Best of the Best 2017

Readers' Choice Best of the Best 2017

Do you know where to go for the best pizza? How about the best pet groomer or financial planner?

Last round, you nominated the top businesses and places in the suburbs - now help us choose the best of the best from the nominees! We narrowed down your nominations to the Top Picks in each category. Simply select your favorite for each category by May 31.

The Best of the Best will be celebrated at an event in their honor on July 13. Thanks for making them great!

Test Trivia

Test Trivia

Foodie 5k Lottery - Independence Grove

Foodie 5k Lottery - Independence Grove

Interested in participating in the Foodie 5k?


We have 15 tickets for each race for Fittest Loser At Work Participants.

If you are interested in representing the Fittest Loser in either race, please enter the drawing to the right. Make sure you indicate if you are interested in the Wheaton race on April 11 or the Libertyville Race on May 9, or both. If demand exceeds supply, we will do a drawing.

Foodie 5k Lottery - Cantigny Park

Foodie 5k Lottery - Cantigny Park

Interested in participating in the Foodie 5k?


We have 15 tickets for each race for Fittest Loser At Work Participants.

If you are interested in representing the Fittest Loser in either race, please enter the drawing to the right. Make sure you indicate if you are interested in the Wheaton race on April 11 or the Libertyville Race on May 9, or both. If demand exceeds supply, we will do a drawing.

BathPlanet Sweepstakes

BathPlanet Sweepstakes

Win a dream Bath to Shower Transformation!

Finding it hard to get into your tub? Looking to make your bathroom more functional and accessible?

Enter for a chance to win a BathPlanet Tub to Shower Conversion package valued at $7,000 (includes installation)!

Package includes:

  • White Shower Base
  • Acrylic Wall System, smooth finish
  • 1 Shower Accesso

Garage Giveaway

Garage Giveaway

GRAND PRIZE

$5,000 Great Garage Makeover

  • Flooring system
  • Wall and cabinet system
  • Overhead storage

TWO RUNNERS UP

4' x 8' Overhead Storage Rack

  • $450 Value

This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Garage Store

Deadline to enter: April 16, 2017

The Daily Herald's Promotion 6

The Daily Herald's Promotion 6

Lake County Craft Beer Overnight
Saturday, February 18 | 5 pm - 10 pm


Enter for a chance to win!

Prize Package ($250 value) includes:

  • 2 tickets to the Lake County Craft Beer Festival
  • Overnight stay for 2 at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center, night of Feb 18. Includes shuttle to and from event


10 Runner-ups will also be randomly selected to win:
  • 1 Craft Beer Festival ticket ($45 value)

Deadline to enter:
Friday, February 10 at noon


Winner will be notified by:
Friday, February 10 early afternoon

Daily Herald Readers' Choice 2017

Lake County Beer Fest Sweepstakes

Lake County Beer Fest Sweepstakes

Lake County Craft Beer Overnight
Saturday, February 18 | 5 pm - 10 pm


Enter for a chance to win!

Prize Package ($250 value) includes:

  • 2 tickets to the Lake County Craft Beer Festival
  • Overnight stay for 2 at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center, night of Feb 18. Includes shuttle to and from event


10 Runner-ups will also be randomly selected to win:
  • 1 Craft Beer Festival ticket ($45 value)

Deadline to enter:
Friday, February 10 at noon


Winner will be notified by:
Friday, February 10 early afternoon

Windy City Bulls VIP Sweepstakes

Windy City Bulls VIP Sweepstakes

WINDY CITY BULLS VIP SWEEPSTAKES

Windy City Bulls vs. Canton Charge


Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates
Friday, December 9 | 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6 p.m.


VIP ticket package includes:

• A Courtside Table & Pregame Buffet
• A photo on the basketball court
• A WCB team signed item
• A Chicago Bulls signed item
• A Meet & Greet with a WCB Player or Coach
The Daily Herald's Promotion 4

The Daily Herald's Promotion 4

2016 Skate America at
Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates

Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 23

VIP prize package includes:
• 5 tickets for all 3 days
• $50 Merchandise Voucher
• 5 Official Skate America programs

Deadline to enter: Wednesday, October 7
The winner will be notified by October 8


This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Progressive Skate America

To learn more about 2016 Progressive Skate America, please click on the logo below.

Mamma Mia Sweepstakes

Mamma Mia Sweepstakes

September 7 - October 30


Mamma Mia ticket package includes:

• Four (4) tickets to see Mamma Mia at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora.
2016 Skate America Series Sweepstakes

2016 Skate America Series Sweepstakes

2016 Skate America at
Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates

Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 23

VIP prize package includes:
• 5 tickets for all 3 days
• $50 Merchandise Voucher
• 5 Official Skate America programs

Deadline to enter: Wednesday, October 7
The winner will be notified by October 8


This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Progressive Skate America

To learn more about 2016 Progressive Skate America, please click on the logo below.

Spoil Yourself for the Holidays

Spoil Yourself for the Holidays

$500 Aveda Makeover at Salon Lorrene:
  • Hair cut
  • Hair color
  • Hair style
  • Manicure
  • Facial
*Winner may swap out any of the above services with other services or products (such as waxing, hair extensions, or make up). Value of all services not to exceed $500.

Contest Deadline: November 18
Winner will be notified by November 22

Cook of the Week Fan Favorite 2016

fan favorite for SCGT

2016 International Crown Sweepstakes

2016 International Crown Sweepstakes

July 19-24 | Merit Club in Gurnee

Enter to win a ticket package that includes two (2) tickets per day, Tuesday valid as a Ground Ticket and Wednesday through Sunday, valid for admission to the grounds and the International Pavilion.

The International Pavilion features a climate-controlled environment with indoor and outdoor seating, televisions, upgraded restrooms and a complete pay-as-you go food and beverage menu. ($205 per person value)


Deadline: July 1, 2016
Four winners will be selected
Winners will be notified by July 5
Tickets will be mailed

Naperville Ribfest VIP Sweepstakes

Naperville Ribfest VIP Sweepstakes

Win a VIP ticket package for four to Three Doors Down at Naperville Ribfest on July 1!


  • Four VIP tickets to the concert
  • Access to the Sponsor Tent
  • Half-slab rib dinner for four and other snacks
  • Unlimited beverages (beer, wine, soda, water, etc)
  • Table and chair seating with excellent view of the music stage
  • Two Carnival wristbands
  • One-night stay at Hotel Arista in Naperville (check in July 1, check out July 2)


Deadline: June 24, 2016 at noon

Winner will be notified in the afternoon on June 24

Hot Tix Sweepstakes

Hot Tix Sweepstakes

Experience one of Chicago's 250 theatre companies!

Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to an upcoming show, compliments of Hot Tix, Chicago's local half-price ticket service.


Ten winners will be randomly chosen to receive a pair of tickets to an upcoming theatre performance.

Deadline: May 27, 2016

Dream Bath Sweepstakes

Dream Bath Sweepstakes

Grand Prize:

Win a dream Bath or Shower Transformation

$7,000 value, includes installation


2nd place winner will receive a Blue Tooth Stereo Shower Head ($100 value)
3rd place winner will receive a Detecto 8 in 1 Body Fat Scale ($50 value)

Readers' Choice Best of the Best

Spring Cleaning Sweepstakes

Spring Cleaning Sweepstakes

Win Mom a Whirlpool Washer and Dryer

$2,700+ value


First Folio Shakespeare Sweepstakes

First Folio Shakespeare Sweepstakes

Win a Shakespeare Prize Package

You will have a chance to select one or more of the packages on the next page.


Package One
  • Two tickets to Chicago A Cappella Shakespeare in Oak Park on Saturday, February 20
  • Book: Stories from Shakespeare
  • Two tickets to the 2016 Bristol Renaissance Faire (July 9 – September 5)
Package Two
  • Two tickets to Chicago A Cappella Shakespeare in Naperville on Sunday, February 21
  • Two t-shirts from the Young Shakespeare Players
  • Two tickets to the Harper College production of The Tempest (March 11-20)
Package Three
  • Two tickets to the College of Lake County production of The Tempest (February 26-28)
  • Two tickets to the Lake County Discovery Museum's exhibition on Adlai Stevenson II's 1953 World Tour
  • Gift Certificate and vintage Shakespeare book from This Old Book in Grayslake ($30 value)
  • Gift certificate to Lindy's Landing restaurant in Wauconda

This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group, Lake County Discovery Museum, and WBEZ in celebration of the First Folio tour to Lake County Discovery Museum!

Spring Rug Rollout

Spring Rug Rollout

ENTER TO WIN

GRAND PRIZE
Win a beautiful handmade Oriental rug valued at $1,000

Enter to win by midnight on March 18


This contest is brought to you by Rugport in Palatine

Great Garage Giveaway

Great Garage Giveaway

GRAND PRIZE

$5000 Great Garage Makeover

  • Flooring system
  • Wall and cabinet system
  • Overhead storage

TWO RUNNERS UP

4' x 8' Overhead Storage Rack

  • $450 Value

This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Garage Store

Deadline to enter: March 13, 2016

The Daily Herald's Promotion 3

Sparkle for the Holidays with Salon Lorrene

Sparkle for the Holidays with Salon Lorrene

$500 Aveda Makeover at Salon Lorrene:


  • Hair cut
  • Hair color
  • Hair style
  • Manicure
  • Facial
*Winner may swap out any of the above services with other services or products (such as waxing, hair extensions, or make up). Value of all services not to exceed $500.

Contest Deadline: December 21
Winner will be notified by December 22

The Daily Herald's Promotion 2

The Daily Herald's Promotion 2

$500 Aveda Makeover at Salon Lorrene:

  • Hair cut
  • Hair color
  • Hair style
  • Manicure
  • Facial
*Winner may swap out any of the above services with other services or products (such as waxing, hair extensions, or make up). Value of all services not to exceed $500.

Contest Deadline: March 1

Green County Tourism Sweepstakes

Green County Tourism Sweepstakes

GRAND PRIZE

  • Overnight stay and dinner for two at Chalet Landhaus Inn, New Glarus
  • Self-guided tour and tasting at New Glarus Brewing Co.
  • Guided tour and tasting at Minhas Craft Brewery, Monroe
  • Tasting at Minhas Micro Distillery, Monroe
  • Gift certificate for Alp and Dell Cheese Store, Monroe

Total value: more than $200

Cook of the Week Fan Favorite

Arcada Monthly Sweepstakes