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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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Cookies & Skating with Santa
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Gun & Sporting Expo
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Taste Fest 2018
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.

Festivals & Events

Experience the charm of Kankakee County at one of our many festivals and events. From art walks to music fests to holiday events, there is something to keep you busy year round.



7UP Chicago Bears Training Camp
7UP Chicago Bears Training Camp
Olivet Nazarene University is the home of the 7UP Chicago Bears Training Camp. This FREE fun-filled,
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A Night in Sleepy Hollow
A Night in Sleepy Hollow
Tales of the Headless Horseman riding through the Sleepy Hollow continue on to this day. Witnesses c
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Bordertown Hauntings
Bordertown Hauntings
Bordertown hauntings is held each year on the weekend before Halloween from noon until 4pm. Downtown
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Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival is held during the month of June at Municipal campus area.
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Gallery of Trees
Gallery of Trees
The theme this year is Through the Eyes of a Child 34 Christmas Trees will be decorated by area not
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Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Let's spend a day at the Fair. Go to the time-honored livestock shows, play some games, enter contes
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Latting Rodeo Productions
Latting Rodeo Productions
May - The Pembroke Rodeo is one of the largest traveling rodeos in Illinois. The rodeo will feature
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Merchant Street MusicFest
Merchant Street MusicFest
Merchant Street MusicFest is a two-day music and arts festival at the historic downtown train depot
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Momence Gladiolus Festival
Momence Gladiolus Festival
From the year 1938 until this time and age we've had a wonderful event that brings people back to th
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Riverview Historic District
Riverview Historic District
Art Walk during the month of May. One of Kankakee County's unique celebrations of local artists and
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Shoe Fest
Shoe Fest
This is a 3 day music and camping festival. Check website for tickets and information. www.shoe-fest
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Strawberry Jazz Festival
Strawberry Jazz Festival
The Strawberry Jazz Festival is held during the month of June at Governor Small Park. For addiotnal
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Thee Olde Time Farm Show
Thee Olde Time Farm Show
Each year in the month of June, Thee Olde Time Farm Show is held at Perry Farm Park. For additional
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