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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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Lose yourself in the natural beauty of the Kankakee River and Kankakee River State Park, you won't be disappointed.

Calendar of Events

The Kankakee County festivals and events schedule showcases fun for everyone. Enjoy an array of activities at the Strawberry Jazz festival, Pembroke Rodeo, BBQ Fest and the Merchant Street Music Fest. Find fun and excitement in Kankakee County! 


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Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/20/18 - Ongoing
various hours
Village of Bourbonnais
815.933.4444
Admission: Free Admission
Shooting for Autism Art Therapy
06/24/18 - 06/24/18
All day
X-Line Shotgun Club
815.685.9057
Admission: Admission Fee
Thee Olde Time Farm Show
06/29/18 - 07/01/18
8:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Perry Farm Park
815.592.4065
Admission: Free Admission
Craft Show
07/04/18 - 07/04/18
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.935.5278
Admission: Free Admission
Movies in the Park
07/06/18 - 07/06/18
7pm
Legacy Park
815.929.4800
Admission: Free Admission
Kankakee River Fishing Derby
06/29/18 - Ongoing
All day event
Kankakee River & tributaries
815.508.1335
Admission: Admission Fee
Hands On Art History
07/10/18 - 07/10/18
4:30pm-6:30pm
Merchant Street Art Gallery for Artists with Autism
815.685.9057
Admission: Free Admission
Wednesday Wheels
07/11/18 - 07/11/18
5:30-8PM
The Kankakee Depot
312-501-0609
Admission: Admission Fee
Sandwiches with a Side of Jam
07/11/18 - 07/11/18
11:30AM-1PM
The Kankakee Depot
312-501-0609
Admission: Admission Fee
The Barber of Seville Opera
07/14/18 - 07/14/18
7:30 p.m.
Central High School
815.432.3830
Admission: Admission Fee
Movies & Music in the Park
07/14/18 - 07/14/18
7PM
The Kankakee Depot
312.501.0609
Admission: Admission Fee
Family Campout at Willowhaven
07/14/18 - 07/15/18
3:00pm-9:00am
Willowhaven
815-933-9905
Admission: Admission Fee
Friday Night Lights Fest
07/20/18 - 07/20/18
4PM-8PM
Brickstone Brewery
815-935-7390
Admission: Admission Fee
West Side Story
07/20/18 - Ongoing
July 20, 21, & 22

815.644.0854
Admission: Admission Fee
Witches and Wizards Themed Dinners
07/01/18 - 07/31/18
By Reservation
The Bennett-Curtis House
815.465.2288
Admission: Admission Fee
Kankakee Municipal Band - Concerts in the Park
06/07/18 - 08/09/18
7PM
Palzer Band Shell

Admission: Admission Fee
Manteno's Rockin' on Main
06/15/18 - 08/17/18
7pm
New Square on Second St.
815.929.4804
Admission: Free Admission
Cool Cars Under the Stars
05/22/18 - Ongoing
5PM-7PM

815-472-3861
Admission: Admission Fee
200 Years of Agriculture in Illinois
05/01/18 - Ongoing
Sunday 1-3PM; Friday 9-11AM
Herscher Area Museum
815.426.2627
Admission: Suggested Donation
Manteno Farmers Market
06/12/18 - Ongoing
4-7pm
The Square on Second

Admission: Admission Fee
Kankakee Farmers Market
04/28/18 - Ongoing
8AM - 12PM (Noon)
Downtown Kankakee
815.671.5600
Admission: Free Admission
Frank Lloyd Wright Trail
05/07/18 - Ongoing

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