Service Member and Veteran Cleanout Sweepstakes

Military service members and veterans - this sweepstakes is just for you! Do you have a room in your house that is full of stuff? Are you looking to clear out some space so you can get organized before fall? If you are an active duty military family or military veteran, Junk Remedy will help a military member or veteran clean out their space and will donate anything they can to "Veterans Military Organization". Simply enter to win on the contest page and give a short explanation as to how this could help you and your family. Junk Remedy and the Daily Herald will narrow down the entries to the top five most deserving and Junk Remedy will set up a time to come out and meet with the five finalists to decide the Grand Prize winner. One runner-up will be randomly selected to receive a special prize from the Daily Herald. Everyone who enters will get an exclusive offer from Junk Remedy. Grand Prize: $2,500 clean out from Junk Remedy.

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)

Foodie 5k - Fittest Loser At Work

Foodie 5k - Fittest Loser At Work

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.

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

Daily Herald Readers' Choice 2016

Arcada Monthly Sweepstakes

Arcada Monthly Sweepstakes

Michael Bolton

Tuesday, June 28 | 7:30 p.m.

VIP ticket package includes:
  • Two VIP tickets to the show
  • Dinner for two at Szechwan Restaurant
Deadline to enter: Monday, June 20
The winner will be notified by early afternoon

This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Onesti Entertainment

Go Green for Spring

Go Green for Spring

GRAND PRIZE

$2000 LED Home Lighting Makeover


LED bulbs last decades, use 90% less electricity and save hundreds of dollars. They come in all shapes and sizes - the winner can choose bulb sizes to fit in their own fixtures!


Contest Deadline: April 27

This contest is brought to you by Daily Herald Media Group and Littman Brothers

Reader's Choice Final Voting 2015

Author's Circle Book Club

Author's Circle Book Club

Join the book club - it's free!


Membership Perks:
  • 20 percent off Author's Circle events throughout the year
  • First notice about upcoming author lectures
  • A chance to win free VIP tickets to lectures and author meet and greets

Fittest Loser Foodie 5k

Fittest Loser Foodie 5k

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.

Salon Lorrene Sweetheart Sweepstakes

Salon Lorrene Sweetheart Sweepstakes

$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

Reflejos Readers' Choice 2014

Suburban Chicago's Got Talent Fan Favorite

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The Daily Herald's Promotion 5

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