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Join us in the parks all summer!

Hike, bike, splash, strike, eat, run & have some fun all summer-long with Julie Ann’s and the Crystal Lake Park District! We have partnered with CLPD to bring our delicious frozen custard to Lippold Park, Veteran Acres and Main Beach. Preorder a Party Package to make your gatherings even more special. Your purchase makes an impact! 30% of the profits go back to the Crystal Lake Parks! 

Tuesday Night Concert in the Park Series at Main Beach

We will be serving Julie Ann’s during the Tuesday Night Concert Series at Main Beach in Crystal Lake. Check back for the latest changes to menus and contests.

Host an Ice Cream Social at the Parks

Preorder a Party Package for your group on Tuesdays during the Concert Series at Main Beach or on Fridays and Saturdays between 3pm and 8pm at Veteran Acres. For larger groups reserve a picnic shelter (pavilion). We will have it ready for you in our freezer in the truck when you are ready to serve.

Truck at Veteran Acres on Fridays and Saturdays

Enjoy the hiking, biking, splash pad, playground and Nature Center, then enjoy some Frozen Custard! We will have sundaes, concretes and Julie Bars that everyone will enjoy.

Say “Hi” to Mary Lou, our beautifully restored 1953 International Metro Frozen Custard Truck. 

Veteran Acres Menu + Schedule

Here are the menu items and special dates for Veteran Acres. We will update this page as we cruise through summer, so check back often.

Friday’s and Saturday’s at Veterans Acres
1pm to 8pm (weather dependent)

Sundaes:

  • Key Lime Pie Sundae
  • Salted Caramel Oreo
  • PB Puppy Chow
  • Kids Sprinkle Sundae
  • Brownie + Chocolate Ganache Sundae

Sandwich + Bars:

  • Vanilla Sandwich
  • Monster Sandwich
  • Cookies and Cream Julie Bar
  • Strawberry Julie Bar
  • Vanilla Julie Bar
  • PB Cup Julie Bar

Main Beach and Lippold Park 

Main Beach + Lippold Family Golf Center Concession Items

  • Vanilla Sandwich
  • Monster Sandwich
  • Cookies and Cream Julie Bar
  • Strawberry Julie Bar
  • Vanilla Julie Bar
  • PB Cup Julie Bar

 

Tuesday Night Concert in the Park Series 

Get ready for music and social distanced fun. We will have our truck at Main Beach on Tuesday Nights. We will try to have fun limited edition menu items in addition to the items below:

Tuesday Night Music Schedule

6/1/21 –  SODA (Cover -Dance)

6/8/21 – CL Community Band

6/15/21 – Mason Rivers (Country)

6/22/21 – The Millennials (Cover – Classic rock)

6/29/21 – Voices in Harmony (Community)

7/6/21 – Pettycash (Tribute/Oldies)

7/13/21 – Classical Blast (Classic Rock)

7/20/21 – Johnny Russler & Beach Bum Band (Caribbean)

7/27/21 – CL Community Band (Community)

8/3/21 – The Jolly Ringwalds (Cover – 80’s)

8/10/21 – Nerdvana (Tribute/Oldies) 

Tuesday Night Julie Ann’s Truck Menu

Double check times, dates, and info directly from the Crystal Lake Park District here. Preorder a Party Package and we will bring it to the beach in our truck frozen where you can grab for your group when you are ready for dessert. 

Sundaes*

  • Key Lime Pie Sundae
  • Salted Caramel Oreo
  • PB Puppy Chow
  • Kids Sprinkle Sundae
  • Brownie + Chocolate Ganache Sundae

Sandwich + Bars

  • Vanilla Sandwich
  • Monster Sandwich
  • Cookies and Cream Julie Bar
  • Strawberry Julie Bar
  • Vanilla Julie Bar
  • PB Cup Julie Bar

Cones + Cups:

  • Vanilla*
  • Special Flavor 

*Dairy Free vanilla will be available for sundaes and cones.

Preorder Julie Ann’s Party Packages

Imagine enjoying Julie Ann’s in the most beautiful spots in Crystal Lake for you, family and friends. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, hosting a family reunion event or having employee gatherings, let us make it special.

Our Party Packages are convenient and delicious. Give us 4 days advance notice and please make sure that you check first with the Crystal Lake Park District at (815) 459-0680 to reserve a Picnic Shelter if you have a larger group. There is no limit on group size!

Call (815) 459-9117 to confirm truck and to place your order. All packages come with napkins and spoons. Please bring your own knife if ordering a pie or cake. 

Option #1: Cones, Cups, Bars + Sandwiches

We will provide a variety of bars and sandwiches with vanilla cones. Extra charges will apply if you would like us to make a specialty flavor. 

  • Vanilla Cones or Cups
  • Vanilla Sandwich
  • Cookies & Cream Julie Bar
  • Strawberry Julie Bar
  • Vanilla Julie Bar

Option #2: Preorder a Sundae Bar Party Pack

We will bring vanilla custard and a variety of toppings. Order slips will be provided the day of event. Each sundae is made to order. Orders are tallied and a credit card is processed at the end. Extra charges will apply for extra toppings. 

  • Key Lime Pie Sundae
  • Salted Caramel Oreo
  • PB Puppy Chow
  • Kids Sprinkle Sundae
  • Brownie + Chocolate Ganache Sundae

Option #3: Preorder a Cake

Order pies, cakes, and pints from our store and we will have them at the truck (see schedule for locations). We will make your items ahead of time and bring them prepared to the park. They will be in the freezer in the truck until you are ready to serve. 

Checkout Our Map!

We have partnered with organizations throughout McHenry County to provide a safe way to enjoy our community and beautiful places. You can pickup this trifold brochure at our shop, Park District, Public Library and where Visit McHenry County operates.