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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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A Visit with Santa
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39th Annual Gallery of Trees
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Bradley Christmas Parade
Do it up Wright!
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth at the B. Harley Bradley House and other Wright-centered events throughout the year.

Arts & History

The river and railroad brought business and trade to Kankakee County. The Paramount Theatre and the iconic homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are a testament to a rich Midwestern history.



Acting Out Theatre Co.
Acting Out Theatre Co.
This non-profit organization brings high quality outdoor theatrical summer stock productions that cr
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Arts Center
Arts Center
Learn, create and share. Plan your next group activity at Kankakee County Community Arts Council's A
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Bennett-Curtis House
Bennett-Curtis House
The Bennett-Curtis House mystery dinner theater features a five-course dinner and show all in one! S
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Betty & Kenneth Hawkins Centennial Chapel
Betty & Kenneth Hawkins Centennial Chapel
Located on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University, this chapel seats 3,000+ and features a 125-ran
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Brandenburg Gallery/Larsen Fine Arts Center
Brandenburg Gallery/Larsen Fine Arts Center
This gallery displays a variety of art from the students of Olivet Nazarene University with addition
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D & E Art Gallery
D & E Art Gallery
Offers oil painting instruction and gallery viewing by appointment.
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Easy Street Theater
Easy Street Theater
This unique organization provides social and artistic opportunities for all persons with cognitive a
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Feed Arts & Cultural Center
Feed Arts & Cultural Center
Provides an environment for visual and performing artists of all levels to pursue their work and to
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Four Walking Tours of Historic Bourbonnais, Illinois
Four Walking Tours of Historic Bourbonnais, Illinois
Before the Village of Bourbonnais was incorporated in 1875, the settlement was known as Bourbonnais
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Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery at Provena Heritage Village
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery at Provena Heritage Village
This senior living facility lends their home to local artists' displays. The Galllery provides a bea
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Kankakee Municipal Band
Kankakee Municipal Band
Every summer the band performs free concerts that include crowd marches, Broadway show tunes, overtu
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Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
The orchestra provides entertainment for special events in addition to their regular season from Oct
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Kankakee Valley Theatre Association
Kankakee Valley Theatre Association
The Kankakee Valley Theatre Association ( KVTA) promotes the arts through live stage productions. Se
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Limelight Theatre Works
Limelight Theatre Works
Limelight Theatre Works is a theatre company dedicated to producing small theatre pieces and educati
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Majestic Theatre
Majestic Theatre
Originally built in 1912, by Ms. Juila Remington, the newly rennovated theatre is one of the oldest
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Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists With Autism
Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists With Autism
An exhibition space for notable artists and musicians that been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disor
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River Valley Wind Ensemble
River Valley Wind Ensemble
Comprised of 50 wind and percussion players, the ensemble performs a diverse blend of musical stlyes
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Strickler Planetarium
Strickler Planetarium
Journey through an accurate model of our stellar neighborhood with the aid of the Digistar state-of-
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The Metro Centre Art Gallery
The Metro Centre Art Gallery
This gallery displays works from local painters, photographers and artists. Most are for sale and ca
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Victorian House Art Gallery
Victorian House Art Gallery
Visiting artists display their work in Victorian House Art Gallery.
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Vitreous Matter Glass Studio
Vitreous Matter Glass Studio
Richard Ryan showcases his blown, sculpted, and carved glass pieces. Demonstrations available upon r
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Young Peoples Theatre
Young Peoples Theatre
The Young Peoples Theatre provides theatrical training and production experience to children ages 5
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